NEPA Scene Staff

Lackawanna RiverFest flows forward with music, beer garden, ducks, and more in Scranton on Sept. 25

Lackawanna RiverFest flows forward with music, beer garden, ducks, and more in Scranton on Sept. 25

From a press release: The pandemic has once again forced the Lackawanna River Conservation Association to postpone its major fundraiser, which is usually held in May, so a slightly different RiverFest will move forward on Saturday, Sept. 25 at Sweeney’s Beach in the Pine Brook neighborhood of Scranton from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. The LRCA’s 34th […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Scranton residents and nonprofits volunteer for ‘City Pride’ cleanup June 5-12

Scranton residents and nonprofits volunteer for ‘City Pride’ cleanup June 5-12

From a press release: After a year-long hiatus due to COVID-19, Scranton City Pride cleanups and plantings are returning to the Electric City. Today, organizers announced the week-long event will be reintroduced in neighborhoods throughout the city and the downtown business district thanks to a partnership between Scranton Tomorrow, NeighborWorks Northeastern Pennsylvania, and the city […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

First-ever NEPA Green Fair & 5K for Clean Air brings music, vendors, and more to Peckville on May 5

First-ever NEPA Green Fair & 5K for Clean Air brings music, vendors, and more to Peckville on May 5

From a press release: Promoting environmental protection, public health, and sustainability in Northeastern Pennsylvania, the inaugural NEPA Green Fair & 5K for Clean Air will be held at the Blakely Borough Recreational Complex in Peckville on Saturday, May 5. The Green Fair is a free, family-friendly event that will be held from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Scranton benefit concert with eclectic local lineup helps conserve Lackawanna River on Nov. 6

Scranton benefit concert with eclectic local lineup helps conserve Lackawanna River on Nov. 6

From a press release: The Lackawanna River Corridor Association will be raising money for the local environment on Friday, Nov. 6 with the Rock ‘N the River benefit concert, featuring a diverse lineup of many well-known Northeastern Pennsylvania musicians. The event will be held in the ballroom of the Hilton Scranton & Conference Center (100 […]

 Rich Howells

Friends of Lackawanna offers tools to fight Keystone Sanitary Landfill expansion

Friends of Lackawanna offers tools to fight Keystone Sanitary Landfill expansion

Friends of Lackawanna, a Dunmore-based nonprofit organization formed by concerned citizens, is fighting the Keystone Sanitary Landfill’s proposed Phase III expansion, which, according to the group, “would create a mountain of trash almost as high as Montage Mountain and keep the landfill operational another 50 years.” The above graphic, provided by Friends of Lackawanna, depicts […]