Rich Howells

PHOTOS: Flyermile and Tired Army at Susquehanna Tavern in Exeter, 02/12/16

PHOTOS: Flyermile and Tired Army at Susquehanna Tavern in Exeter, 02/12/16

A huge soundscape filled the small space of The Susquehanna Tavern in Exeter on Friday, Feb. 12, artfully crafted by Philadelphia trio Flyermile and local post-rock group Tired Army. Organized by Shows by Sam, the free concert began with an acoustic set by Hughestown singer/songwriter Your Pal Frank (not pictured) before Tired Army played their […]

 Jamie Nelson and Jim Loomis

Beat the NEPA Gaming Challenge guys at ‘Mario Kart 8’ and win prizes this Friday, Feb. 19

Beat the NEPA Gaming Challenge guys at ‘Mario Kart 8’ and win prizes this Friday, Feb. 19

For nine full episodes, Jamie Nelson, proprietor of 1Up Games in Forty Fort, and Jim Loomis, founder of Go Left! Records in Edwardsville, have been entertaining NEPA Scene readers with the NEPA Gaming Challenge, putting their skills and egos on the line every week as they challenge each other in various video games across different […]

 Jamie Nelson and Jim Loomis

NEPA GAMING CHALLENGE: Getting knocked around in ‘SoulCalibur II’ and KnockerBall (bubble soccer)

NEPA GAMING CHALLENGE: Getting knocked around in ‘SoulCalibur II’ and KnockerBall (bubble soccer)

Jamie Nelson, proprietor of 1Up Games in Forty Fort and lifelong video game collector, and Jim Loomis, founder of Go Left! Records in Edwardsville, are turning the “Let’s Play” video concept on its head! Part vlog, part “Jackass,” and part “Impractical Jokers,” these two friends with a passion for gaming and craft beer are putting […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: Beautiful People of NEPA, 02/03/16

PHOTOS: Beautiful People of NEPA, 02/03/16

I am the corporate photographer at a company that makes power wheelchairs, and these are some people I work with. This is Ashley and Kiel. Kiel is a Quantum Rehab consumer advocate and law student. He thinks he’s cool and funny, but he’s really kind of a dork. Exeter, PA. 12/5/15 This is Sgt. Bryan […]

 Keith Perks

PHOTOS: The ClamStompers CD release party at Susquehanna Tavern in Exeter, 01/16/16

PHOTOS: The ClamStompers CD release party at Susquehanna Tavern in Exeter, 01/16/16

Wilkes-Barre duo Aaron McCurdy and Katie Kelly, now known as The ClamStompers, brought a foot-stomping good time to The Susquehanna Tavern in Exeter on Saturday, Jan. 16 when they released their debut EP, “Dwayne.” “Dwayne” is named after the fictional character that each song on the album is about, as Kelly explained in the exclusive […]

 Rich Howells

SONG PREMIERE: The ClamStompers tell the funny tale of ‘Dwane (Every Time My Baby Lies, I Lose a Tooth)’

SONG PREMIERE: The ClamStompers tell the funny tale of ‘Dwane (Every Time My Baby Lies, I Lose a Tooth)’

Aaron McCurdy and Katie Kelly have been performing together for six or seven years in a variety of bands that have ranged from rock to outerfolk, playing most recently as a duo simply named Katie & Aaron. For their debut EP, however, the Wilkes-Barre singer/songwriters have branded themselves The ClamStompers, and with just one listen, […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: Beautiful People of NEPA, 12/30/15

PHOTOS: Beautiful People of NEPA, 12/30/15

This is Monica. I asked her to be in this column today and she left a note on my desk, which read, “I’m ready to be a beautiful person.” You already are. Exeter, PA. 12/29/15 This is me in my lucky Vikings hat. They have not lost a game since I got it. My sister […]

 Lora Kormos

The Top 10 best ways to spend the holidays in NEPA (and beyond)

The Top 10 best ways to spend the holidays in NEPA (and beyond)

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and the Christmas season is officially upon Northeastern Pennsylvania. The cold weather, the holiday music, the Christmas parades, and the decorations that went up in the stores long before Halloween was even here are sure to have put you in the holiday spirit by now. Here are […]