Rich Howells

‘Concert for Katchmore’ benefits Behind the Grey singer battling cancer at V-Spot in Scranton on June 11

‘Concert for Katchmore’ benefits Behind the Grey singer battling cancer at V-Spot in Scranton on June 11

Scranton metal band Behind the Grey has built a dedicated following over the last few years through their acclaimed debut album, “Through the Grip of Tyrants,” unwavering support of the local music scene, and consistent schedule of intense live shows, so when they started canceling recent appearances, fans knew something was amiss. Last week, the […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

College SnowJam hits slopes of Montage to benefit Friends of the Poor in Scranton on Feb. 6

College SnowJam hits slopes of Montage to benefit Friends of the Poor in Scranton on Feb. 6

From a press release: On Saturday, Feb. 6, skiers and snowboarders will be able to enjoy a full day of fun at Montage Mountain in Scranton while helping Friends of the Poor. Starting at noon, Montage will host College SnowJam, a student-led event giving Northeastern Pennsylvania university students the opportunity to raise funds for a […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Public skate at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre benefits Toys for Tots on Dec. 3

Public skate at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre benefits Toys for Tots on Dec. 3

From a press release: The Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre will open its doors for public ice skating on Thursday, Dec. 3 for the 12th annual Toys for Tots Open Skate, presented by Utz, in support of the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots program. Anyone bringing a new, unwrapped toy […]

 Rich Howells

Frontwoman of Pennsylvania hardcore band faked cervical cancer to swindle donations

Frontwoman of Pennsylvania hardcore band faked cervical cancer to swindle donations

While NEPA Scene typically posts positive arts and entertainment news in Pennsylvania, we felt that a story that has been making international headlines within the last 24 hours was worth noting purely as a cautionary tale for those who organize or support benefit shows and online crowdfunding campaigns to keep in mind. It was recently […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Mohegan Sun Arena holds annual public skate for Toys for Tots on Dec. 9

Mohegan Sun Arena holds annual public skate for Toys for Tots on Dec. 9

From a press release: The Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre will open its doors for public ice skating on Tuesday, Dec. 9 in support of the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots program. Anyone bringing an unwrapped toy or making a $5 contribution to Toys for Tots is permitted to skate. […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Music-filled Roof-A-Thon on Wendy’s roof benefits American Red Cross

Music-filled Roof-A-Thon on Wendy’s roof benefits American Red Cross

From a press release: Local bands, a silent auction, DJs broadcasting from a roof, and the opportunity to win prizes, including autographed music memorabilia, will highlight the 9th annual Roof-A-Thon, which will be held Sept. 12-13 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Wendy’s (709 Davis St., Scranton). Sponsored by Quality Served Fast, Inc., our […]