Rich Howells

This Pennsylvania pumpkin carver makes everyone else’s pumpkins look like squash

This Pennsylvania pumpkin carver makes everyone else’s pumpkins look like squash

There are jack-o’-lanterns, and then there’s the work of Ian Fetterman. Like any great artist, he takes his craft to a whole other level, carving intricate scenes and iconic characters into foam pumpkins that last long after the Halloween season is over. That’s why he’s been a hit at horror conventions across the country, and […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Dan Yeager, who played Leatherface in ‘Texas Chainsaw 3D,’ returns to Scranton for Halloween events on Oct. 30-31

Dan Yeager, who played Leatherface in ‘Texas Chainsaw 3D,’ returns to Scranton for Halloween events on Oct. 30-31

From a press release: After stopping in Northeastern Pennsylvania last year for the Infect Scranton horror convention, actor and writer Dan Yeager, who played the infamous killer Leatherface in 2013’s “Texas Chainsaw 3D,” will return to the Electric City on Friday, Oct. 30 and Saturday, Oct. 31 for various Halloween-themed events. His full schedule is […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Halloween-themed rock/metal festival Hallowfest haunting Nay Aug Park in Scranton on Oct. 24

Halloween-themed rock/metal festival Hallowfest haunting Nay Aug Park in Scranton on Oct. 24

From a press release: A brand new Halloween-themed rock/metal outdoor festival called Hallowfest has been announced for Saturday, Oct. 24 at Nay Aug Park in Scranton, featuring music, art, food, and more. Organized by Jess Meoni, who also founded the Scranton Zine Fest and GRRRLS Night open mic, the event is free and open to […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO: Epically scary Reaper’s Revenge trailer shows why it’s ‘America’s best haunted attraction’

Four unique attractions, 65 acres of horror, 90 minutes, and one epic trailer – after watching that scary video, it’s no wonder why Reaper’s Revenge Haunted Attraction was voted “America’s best haunted attraction.” Located at 460 Green Grove Road in Scranton, Reaper’s Revenge has always gone above and beyond the average haunted hayride to create […]

 Keith Perks

PHOTOS: NYC Village Halloween Parade, 10/31/14

PHOTOS: NYC Village Halloween Parade, 10/31/14

New York City’s Greenwich Village held its 41st annual Village Halloween Parade on Friday, Oct. 31, the largest parade of its kind worldwide. Started in 1974 by mask maker and puppeteer Ralph Lee as a simple walk from house to house, the parade now stretches over a mile with over 60,000 participants in costume and […]

 Rich Howells

ARCHIVES: ‘Scranton After Dark’ tour and ‘Trolley of Terror’ ride join forces to scare up downtown history

ARCHIVES: ‘Scranton After Dark’ tour and ‘Trolley of Terror’ ride join forces to scare up downtown history

The only thing scarier than hearing ghost stories may be experiencing one for yourself, which is why the Lackawanna Historical Society is teaming up with the Electric City Trolley Museum Association this year to add a new twist to their previous Halloween traditions. The annual “Scranton After Dark” walking tour will be combined with the […]