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Explore ‘Graffiti Scapes’ of Mid-Atlantic ghost towns at Penn College exhibit in Williamsport through Oct. 6

Explore ‘Graffiti Scapes’ of Mid-Atlantic ghost towns at Penn College exhibit in Williamsport through Oct. 6

From a press release: A fascination with abandoned buildings and landscapes inspired Enola resident Michael Hower to begin working in digital photography seven years ago. His current body of work that focuses on ghost towns of the Mid-Atlantic, “Graffiti Scapes,” is on display now at The Gallery at Penn College in Williamsport through Sunday, Oct. […]

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Laugh and learn with unique Stand Up Science comedy show at Stage West in Scranton on Feb. 20

Laugh and learn with unique Stand Up Science comedy show at Stage West in Scranton on Feb. 20

From a press release: Award-winning stand-up comedian and science podcast host Shane Mauss will present Stand Up Science, a one-of-a-kind show with local professors, scientists, and comedians that is equal parts “ahas” and “hahas,” at Stage West in Scranton on Wednesday, Feb. 20. As the host, Mauss will kick the evening off with some of […]

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Electric City Music Conference organizers raise money for charity by losing weight and getting healthy

Electric City Music Conference organizers raise money for charity by losing weight and getting healthy

From a press release: The organizers of the Electric City Music Conference decided to get healthy by losing weight while raising money for charity before this year’s event in Scranton. The duo had donors sponsor each pound lost with a financial commitment. Joe Caviston and Ken Norton lost a combined 68 pounds and raised $2,160 […]

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After 21 years, Metallica returns to Bryce Jordan Center in State College on Oct. 20

After 21 years, Metallica returns to Bryce Jordan Center in State College on Oct. 20

From a press release: They dropped a few hints this past weekend and now it is official – Metallica’s WorldWired Tour returns to North America this fall. Following last summer’s 25-date sold-out stadium run, this year Metallica is bringing the in-the-round production currently being seen in European arenas to the United States and Canada, kicking […]

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Alumni play ‘A Night of Penn State Jazz’ at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 26

Alumni play ‘A Night of Penn State Jazz’ at Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 26

From a press release: Penn State alumni representing four northeast regional campuses will be offering “A Night of Penn State Jazz” at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Thursday, Oct. 26. A pre-event mixer is planned for 6:30 p.m. when the doors open. The concert, featuring Penn State’s Centre Dimensions jazz ensemble, will begin […]

 Rich Howells

Al Pacino will play Penn State coach Joe Paterno in upcoming HBO movie

Al Pacino will play Penn State coach Joe Paterno in upcoming HBO movie

After suspending production back in 2014, it was reported today that an HBO movie about Joe Paterno is moving forward again with Academy Award winner Al Pacino cast as the disgraced former Penn State football coach, with Barry Levinson serving as director and executive producer. Levinson previously directed another HBO project, “You Don’t Know Jack,” […]

 Rich Howells

PHOTOS: 2016 NEPA BlogCon at Penn State Worthington Scranton, 10/15/16

PHOTOS: 2016 NEPA BlogCon at Penn State Worthington Scranton, 10/15/16

In its fifth year, NEPA BlogCon held its first event in Lackawanna County, setting up a full day of networking and informative presentations about blogging, social media, and technology at Penn State Worthington Scranton in Dunmore on Saturday, Oct. 15. With a touching keynote speech by Indra Lahiri, Ph.D. and founder of Indraloka Animal Sanctuary […]

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NEPA BlogCon announces 2016 Blog of the Year winners, presentation and convention on Oct. 15

NEPA BlogCon announces 2016 Blog of the Year winners, presentation and convention on Oct. 15

From a press release: NEPA BlogCon has announced the winners of the 2016 Blog of the Year Awards. Winners of 13 categories including favorite blogs, vlogs, and podcasts will be awarded with the coveted Blog of the Year title for their respective category at NEPA BlogCon. Celebrating its fifth anniversary, NEPA BlogCon will be held […]

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NEPA BlogCon announces 2016 speakers at Penn State Worthington Scranton on Oct. 15

NEPA BlogCon announces 2016 speakers at Penn State Worthington Scranton on Oct. 15

From a press release: Now entering its fifth year, NEPA BlogCon, the region’s only blogging and social media conference, has announced both the start of ticket sales and selected speakers for this year’s event. NEPA BlogCon will make its return on Saturday, Oct. 15 at Penn State Worthington Scranton (120 Ridgeview Dr., Dunmore). Tickets are […]

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5th annual NEPA BlogCon comes to Penn State Worthington Scranton on Oct. 15

5th annual NEPA BlogCon comes to Penn State Worthington Scranton on Oct. 15

From a press release: NEPA BlogCon, the region’s only blogging and social media conference, is turning 5 this year and has grown tremendously since its start in 2012, hosting hundreds of attendees each year. Having received overwhelmingly positive feedback from sold-out audiences in past years, NEPA BlogCon will make its return on Saturday, Oct. 15 […]