NEPA Scene Staff

Northeast Snacks hosts Easter egg hunt in Wyoming Valley, giving away Middleswarth Chips

Northeast Snacks hosts Easter egg hunt in Wyoming Valley, giving away Middleswarth Chips

From a press release: Today, Northeast Snacks, a Wilkes-Barre-based e-commerce distributor of local snack foods, announced their first NEPA Easter Egg Hunt. The company has hidden five golden eggs at public venues throughout the Wyoming Valley. Each egg will entitle the finder to receive a six-month supply of Middleswarth Potato Chips provided by Northeast Snacks. […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Enter your pet in Hershey’s Cadbury Bunny Tryouts to win a commercial appearance and $5,000

Enter your pet in Hershey’s Cadbury Bunny Tryouts to win a commercial appearance and $5,000

From a press release: Pets brought many people joy this past year – as coworkers, roommates, companions, and more – so to give them some much-deserved recognition, Cadbury, America’s top Easter brand, is inviting pet parents to let their “fur babies” shine. Animal lovers nationwide can enter their household pets in the third annual Cadbury […]

 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 […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Northeast Pennsylvania Film Festival invites filmmakers to take Mystery Box Film Challenge

Northeast Pennsylvania Film Festival invites filmmakers to take Mystery Box Film Challenge

From a press release: Established and aspiring local filmmakers alike are invited to sign up for the Northeast Pennsylvania Film Festival’s popular annual event, the Mystery Box Film Challenge. Advance registration for the challenge begins today, Oct. 3, and must be made by Thursday, Oct. 31 by filling out the online form at nepafilmfestival.com. The […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Annual Middleswarth Chip Eating Contest returns to Sabatini’s in Exeter on Nov. 30

Annual Middleswarth Chip Eating Contest returns to Sabatini’s in Exeter on Nov. 30

From a press release: Declared “the most Pennsylvania thing ever” on its flyer, the annual Middleswarth Potato Chip Eating Contest is coming back for a fifth year, leaving nothing but empty Weekender bags and millions of tiny crumbs in its wake. If you’ve ever scarfed down a bag or cardboard bucket of this local snack […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Pick the best mac and cheese in the Poconos at bake-off benefit in Stroudsburg on Nov. 4

Pick the best mac and cheese in the Poconos at bake-off benefit in Stroudsburg on Nov. 4

From a press release: Everyone loves mac and cheese, but who makes it the best – home cooks or professionals? As the cold weather arrives in Northeastern Pennsylvania, warm up with some of the area’s best comfort food while supporting the Pocono Arts Council at the Starving Artist Mac & Cheese Bake-Off. The sixth annual […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Middleswarth Chip Eating Contest is back for 4th year at Sabatini’s in Exeter on Nov. 24

Middleswarth Chip Eating Contest is back for 4th year at Sabatini’s in Exeter on Nov. 24

From a press release: Declared “the most Pennsylvania thing ever” on its flyer, the annual Middleswarth Potato Chip Eating Contest is coming back for a fourth year, leaving nothing but empty Weekender bags and millions of tiny crumbs in its wake. If you’ve ever scarfed down a bag or cardboard bucket of this local snack […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

NEPA Scene Rising Talent open mic and talent contest returns to V-Spot in Scranton March 27-June 12

NEPA Scene Rising Talent open mic and talent contest returns to V-Spot in Scranton March 27-June 12

Kicking off NEPA Scene’s fourth year of hosting unique open mic events, NEPA Scene Rising Talent will return to The V-Spot in Scranton for another 12-week run starting this Tuesday, March 27. After receiving an overwhelming positive response from performers and audiences alike last year, the open mic and talent contest will be held weekly […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Lehighton band Another Day Dawns wins local competition, advances to neXt2rock finals in Los Angeles

Lehighton band Another Day Dawns wins local competition, advances to neXt2rock finals in Los Angeles

From a press release: Cumulus Media and Hazleton radio station 97.9X have announced the names of the five rock artists selected as finalists in neXt2rock, a one-of-a-kind national grassroots talent search and artist development program for rock music. Another Day Dawns from Lehighton has been chosen to represent the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton area as one of the […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

NEPA Scene offers 4 chances to win free tickets to Alt 92.1’s Bleachers concert in Wilkes-Barre on Nov. 2

NEPA Scene offers 4 chances to win free tickets to Alt 92.1’s Bleachers concert in Wilkes-Barre on Nov. 2

While the new ALTitude Music Festival in Scranton was canceled due to a scheduling conflict, Alt 92.1 and Live Nation are making up for it at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre when red-hot indie group Bleachers plays with special guests MisterWives, Bishop Briggs, and Welshly Arms, along with an acoustic set by The Struts, […]