Rich Howells

Montage Mountain Moosic Festival canceled before its debut at Scranton water park

Montage Mountain Moosic Festival canceled before its debut at Scranton water park

Following Camp Bisco and the Peach Music Festival in July, Montage Mountain Waterpark was gearing up to host the brand new, smaller-scale Montage Mountain Moosic Festival on Saturday, Aug. 18 but quietly canceled the all-ages event before its debut. Set to feature live music by three renowned tribute acts – Start Making Sense (Talking Heads), […]

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New Montage Mountain Moosic Festival takes over Scranton water park on Aug. 18

New Montage Mountain Moosic Festival takes over Scranton water park on Aug. 18

From a press release: Once the annual Camp Bisco and Peach Music Festival come and go in July, Montage Mountain Waterpark will host a brand new, smaller-scale event, the Montage Mountain Moosic Festival, on Saturday, Aug. 18 with live music and all-day access to the water park attractions. Festival-goers can float in the lazy river, […]

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Tigers Jaw takes self-titled 10th anniversary tour home to Montage Mountain in Scranton on Oct. 19

Tigers Jaw takes self-titled 10th anniversary tour home to Montage Mountain in Scranton on Oct. 19

Tigers Jaw has been through a lot since the indie rock band formed in Scranton in 2005. When three-fifths of the group quit in 2013 after releasing three albums, their future seemed uncertain, but vocalist/guitarist Ben Walsh and vocalist/keyboardist Brianna Collins pressed on with 2014’s “Charmer,” and last year’s “Spin”, which rewarded them with critical […]

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New Food & Fire BBQ restaurant opens at Shoppes at Montage in Moosic on July 9

New Food & Fire BBQ restaurant opens at Shoppes at Montage in Moosic on July 9

From a press release: In a time where many corporate chains are closing their doors, one locally owned restaurant is expanding. After nearly five years at its successful Johnson City, New York location, Food & Fire is expanding to Pennsylvania with a new restaurant a little over an hour away at the Shoppes at Montage […]

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RiffTrax blasts ‘MST3K’ classic ‘Space Mutiny’ live in NEPA theaters June 14-19

RiffTrax blasts ‘MST3K’ classic ‘Space Mutiny’ live in NEPA theaters June 14-19

From a press release: The side-splitting RiffTrax trio – Michael J. Nelson, Kevin Murphy, and Bill Corbett of “Mystery Science Theater 3000” fame – will present a never-before-seen riffing on the out-of-this-world ’80s adventure “Space Mutiny” during a live simulcast in select movie theaters nationwide on Thursday, June 14 at 8 p.m., followed by a […]

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Director’s cut of ‘Doctor Who: Genesis of the Daleks’ premieres in NEPA theaters on June 11

Director’s cut of ‘Doctor Who: Genesis of the Daleks’ premieres in NEPA theaters on June 11

From a press release: BBC Studios and Fathom Events are partnering to present the 90-minute director’s cut of the hugely popular classic “Doctor Who” adventure “Doctor Who: Genesis of the Daleks” in select movie theaters for a special one-night-only event on Monday, June 11 at 7 p.m. An exclusive interview with the Fourth Doctor, Tom […]

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Mick Foley, Kevin Nash, and more WWE wrestlers meet fans at PNC Field in Moosic on Aug. 11

Mick Foley, Kevin Nash, and more WWE wrestlers meet fans at PNC Field in Moosic on Aug. 11

From a press release: While the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders are playing an away game on Saturday, Aug. 11, some legendary pro wrestling stars will take over PNC Field in Moosic for a live wrestling event and meet and greet from 5 p.m.-9 p.m. The Triple-A minor league baseball team will present Big Time Wrestling with a […]

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Take the trolley from Scranton to PNC Field in Moosic to see RailRiders games in May-August

Take the trolley from Scranton to PNC Field in Moosic to see RailRiders games in May-August

From a press release: The Electric City Trolley Museum in downtown Scranton is once again taking a page out of the area’s rich railroad history by offering eight excursion runs to PNC Field in Moosic this spring and summer to let local baseball fans ride the rails to see the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders in action. Select […]

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Meet ‘The Sandlot’ actor Patrick Renna during RailRiders game at PNC Field in Moosic on July 28

Meet ‘The Sandlot’ actor Patrick Renna during RailRiders game at PNC Field in Moosic on July 28

From a press release: “You’re killin’ me, Smalls!” The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders Triple-A minor league baseball team and New York Yankees affiliate has announced “The Sandlot Night” will be held at PNC Field in Moosic on Saturday, July 28 in honor of the 25th anniversary of the beloved movie “The Sandlot,” presented by Dickson City Hyundai. […]

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Stars of cult classic ‘The Room’ reunite in ‘Best F(r)iends,’ screening in NEPA theaters March 30-April 2

Stars of cult classic ‘The Room’ reunite in ‘Best F(r)iends,’ screening in NEPA theaters March 30-April 2

From a press release: Following national screenings of the cult classic film “The Room” in January, including in Northeastern Pennsylvania theaters, a new project starring Tommy Wiseau and Greg Sestero, “Best F(r)iends,” debuts in select movie theaters nationwide this spring. The new Wiseau/Sestero dark comedy thriller is written by Sestero, the New York Times bestselling […]

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