Rich Howells

City of Scranton is looking for local artists to redesign its flag before March 20, 2020

City of Scranton is looking for local artists to redesign its flag before March 20, 2020

Looking for a fresh start after former mayor Bill Courtright plead guilty to three felony public corruption charges in 2019, Scranton began 2020 by swearing in the city’s first female mayor as well as its first openly gay member of City Council. Today, Mayor Paige Cognetti announced the Electric City’s next step towards a new […]

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Audition for 3rd annual NEPA Sings competition at Wyoming Seminary in Kingston on Feb. 8

Audition for 3rd annual NEPA Sings competition at Wyoming Seminary in Kingston on Feb. 8

From a press release: Are you a passionate performer? Do you dream of the stage? Long to share your song? And would you like to use your talents to change the story of a local abused or neglected foster child? NEPA Sings is your chance. Wilkes-Barre nonprofit organization Court Appointed Special Advocates of Luzerne County […]

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Over 50 downtown Scranton businesses participate in Holiday Window Decorating Showcase from Dec. 6-Jan. 3

Over 50 downtown Scranton businesses participate in Holiday Window Decorating Showcase from Dec. 6-Jan. 3

From a press release: Sparked with creativity and plenty of holiday cheer, downtown Scranton business and property owners are preparing for the annual Holiday Window Decorating Showcase, on display this Friday, Dec. 6 for the First Friday art walk through Friday, Jan. 3, 2020. More than 50 storefronts will be featured in this year’s competition. […]

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New ‘Ink Master’ spin-off series, ‘Grudge Match,’ will star NEPA tattoo artist Ryan Ashley Malarkey

New ‘Ink Master’ spin-off series, ‘Grudge Match,’ will star NEPA tattoo artist Ryan Ashley Malarkey

It was announced today that, along with a two-season renewal of the popular tattoo competition reality series “Ink Master,” the Paramount Network is expanding this hit franchise with a new spin-off series, “Ink Master: Grudge Match,” starring former Shavertown resident and Kingston tattoo artist and business owner Ryan Ashley Malarkey. According to a press release, […]

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Audition for 2nd annual NEPA Sings competition at Wyoming Seminary in Kingston on Feb. 9

Audition for 2nd annual NEPA Sings competition at Wyoming Seminary in Kingston on Feb. 9

From a press release: Start warming up those vocals – the Wilkes-Barre nonprofit organization Court Appointed Special Advocates of Luzerne County has announced that its NEPA Sings competition will return to the Kirby Center for the Creative Arts on Wyoming Seminary’s Upper School campus in Kingston this April. Auditions for the second annual event will […]

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12 local singers compete in NEPA Sings! fundraising competition in Kingston on April 12

12 local singers compete in NEPA Sings! fundraising competition in Kingston on April 12

From a press release: After holding auditions last month, the Wilkes-Barre nonprofit organization Court Appointed Special Advocates of Luzerne County will host its NEPA Sings! competition on Thursday, April 12 at 5:30 p.m. 12 local performers were selected to compete in the finals, which will take place at the Kirby Center for the Creative Arts […]

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Audition for NEPA Sings! competition at Wyoming Seminary in Kingston on Feb. 3

Audition for NEPA Sings! competition at Wyoming Seminary in Kingston on Feb. 3

From a press release: The Wilkes-Barre nonprofit organization Court Appointed Special Advocates of Luzerne County has announced the upcoming NEPA Sings! competition. Auditions will be held on Saturday, Feb. 3 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Kirby Center for the Creative Arts on Wyoming Seminary’s Upper School campus in Kingston. 12 performers will […]

 Rich Howells

‘Ink Master: Angels,’ starring Kingston tattoo artist Ryan Ashley Malarkey, renewed for 2nd season

‘Ink Master: Angels,’ starring Kingston tattoo artist Ryan Ashley Malarkey, renewed for 2nd season

Premiering on Oct. 3, reality television tattoo competition “Ink Master” introduced a new spin-off series, “Ink Master: Angels,” starring Shavertown resident and Kingston tattoo artist Ryan Ashley Malarkey with three other artists from Season 8. As it finishes its 10-episode run next month, it was announced today that the show has been renewed for a […]

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TEASER TRAILER: ‘Ink Master: Angels’ with Kingston tattoo artist Ryan Ashley Malarkey premieres Oct. 3

Announced back in March, new Spike TV show “Ink Master: Angels,” starring Shavertown resident and Kingston tattoo artist Ryan Ashley Malarkey, was originally going to air as a special before it was revealed in June that it would be expanding into a full series. Now, the “Ink Master” spin-off has an official premiere date and […]

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‘Ink Master: Angels,’ starring Kingston tattoo artist Ryan Ashley Malarkey, expands into full series this fall

‘Ink Master: Angels,’ starring Kingston tattoo artist Ryan Ashley Malarkey, expands into full series this fall

From a press release: As another local tattoo artist, Derek Zielinski, prepares to compete in Season 9 of “Ink Master,” which premieres this Tuesday, June 6 at 10 p.m. on Spike, it was announced today that spin-off show “Ink Master: Angels,” starring Season 8 winner, Shavertown resident, and Kingston tattoo artist Ryan Ashley Malarkey, has […]