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 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: ‘The Office’ star Brian Baumgartner at Backyard Ale House in Scranton, 11/18/21

PHOTOS: ‘The Office’ star Brian Baumgartner at Backyard Ale House in Scranton, 11/18/21

The Scranton party doesn’t stop when Brian Baumgartner is in town. The actor who portrayed the lovable Dunder Mifflin accountant Kevin Malone on the hit NBC sitcom “The Office” visited the real Electric City on Thursday, Nov. 18 to sign copies of his new book, but this was no stiff literary event. After stops at […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: WWE SmackDown at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre, 10/29/21

PHOTOS: WWE SmackDown at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre, 10/29/21

They may have been a few days early for Halloween, but the colorful tights, big personalities, and dramatic theatrics of the WWE Superstars topped anything you could possibly see trick-or-treating that weekend. After going virtual last year, “Friday Night SmackDown” was finally able to return to the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre […]

 Ken Jones

REVIEW: Russello Project transports Scranton crowd to another world with introspective tunes

REVIEW: Russello Project transports Scranton crowd to another world with introspective tunes

It was a cool autumn night in downtown Scranton, and I entered Finnegan’s Irish Rock Club shivering not from the cold, but anticipation. Due to the ever-long pandemic and the trials and tribulations of raising a newborn at the same time, Saturday, Sept. 25 would be my first time attending a live music performance in […]

 Scott Kucharski

PHOTOS: Judas Priest and Sabaton at Santander Arena in Reading, 09/08/21

PHOTOS: Judas Priest and Sabaton at Santander Arena in Reading, 09/08/21

The legendary Judas Priest kicked off their U.S. Firepower Tour in Wilkes-Barre in 2018, and they returned to Pennsylvania on Wednesday, Sept. 8 to begin their 50 Heavy Metal Years Tour at the Santander Arena in Reading. The madness of opening night started with Swedish heavy metal band Sabaton and their raucous 12-song set featuring […]

 Scott Kucharski

PHOTOS: Skillet and Switchfoot at Spyglass Ridge Winery in Sunbury, 08/28/21

PHOTOS: Skillet and Switchfoot at Spyglass Ridge Winery in Sunbury, 08/28/21

Most fans gathered at the Spyglass Ridge Winery on Saturday, Aug. 28 probably didn’t realize it at the onset, but vocalist John Cooper of the headlining act Skillet eventually informed them during a break between songs that he was “fairly sure” this was the first time his band ever played with their good friends Switchfoot […]

 Jason Riedmiller

RAILRIDERS PHOTOBLOG: Chris Sale pitches 3rd immaculate inning, tying Sandy Koufax

RAILRIDERS PHOTOBLOG: Chris Sale pitches 3rd immaculate inning, tying Sandy Koufax

Nine pitches, nine strikes, three outs… the immaculate inning. On April 18, 1964, Sandy Koufax threw his third perfect inning, the most by any pitcher. That is until Aug. 26, 2021 when Boston Red Sox ace Chris Sale took the mound against the Minnesota Twins to record his third immaculate inning, tying the Hall of […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: Lance Bass, O-Town, LFO, Ryan Cabrerra, and Kelsie Watts at Circle Drive-In in Dickson City, 08/21/21

PHOTOS: Lance Bass, O-Town, LFO, Ryan Cabrerra, and Kelsie Watts at Circle Drive-In in Dickson City, 08/21/21

The Pop 2000 Tour brought high-energy nostalgia and 500 screaming fans to the Circle Drive-In Theatre in Dickson City on Saturday, Aug. 21. Hosted by Lance Bass of NSYNC fame, the outdoor show featured early 2000s hit-makers LFO, O-Town, and Ryan Cabrera, along with “The Voice” alum Kelsie Watts. Aside from age and venue size, […]

 Jason Riedmiller

RAILRIDERS PHOTOBLOG: Checking in with Hoy Jun Park with the Pittsburgh Pirates

RAILRIDERS PHOTOBLOG: Checking in with Hoy Jun Park with the Pittsburgh Pirates

Ahoy, matey! Since being traded to the Pittsburgh Pirates and promoted to the Majors, former Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders offensive standout Hoy Jun Park has continued to produce results, as seen here at PNC Park last weekend. The lefty is hitting .235 in 51 at bats with one home run, five RBIs, and four runs on 12 […]

 Jason Riedmiller

RAILRIDERS PHOTOBLOG: Fan favorite Hoy Jun Park traded to Pittsburgh Pirates

RAILRIDERS PHOTOBLOG: Fan favorite Hoy Jun Park traded to Pittsburgh Pirates

Earlier today, the New York Yankees announced that Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders fan favorite Hoy Jun Park and fellow infielder Diego Castillo were traded to the Pittsburgh Pirates for 28-year-old reliever Clay Holmes and his 5.57 career ERA. This was a great trade! …for the Pirates. Catcher Rob Brantly was sent back to Scranton to make room […]

 Jason Riedmiller

RAILRIDERS PHOTOBLOG: RailRiders’ extra innings fall short to Syracuse Mets

RAILRIDERS PHOTOBLOG: RailRiders’ extra innings fall short to Syracuse Mets

Despite plenty of offense and a return to form for top pitching prospect Deivi Garcia, the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders lost three of their last four games to the Syracuse Mets in extra innings, including today’s 9-8 defeat at PNC Field in Moosic. The RailRiders split this home series three games to three but also lost a […]

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