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Lion Brewery in Wilkes-Barre expands production with $25 million Pittston facility

Lion Brewery in Wilkes-Barre expands production with $25 million Pittston facility

From a press release: The Lion Brewery has signed a lease to expand its already extensive manufacturing capabilities in Wilkes-Barre to a new 250,000 square foot facility at the Grimes Industrial Park in Pittston. The new $25 million Lion facility, which will feature two new state-of-the-art canning lines capable of producing 1,600 cans per minute, […]

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WVIA premieres new documentary ‘Agnes 50: Life After the Flood’ on June 23

From a press release: This June marks the 50th anniversary of Hurricane Agnes’ devastation of Northeastern Pennsylvania. WVIA will commemorate the day with “Agnes 50,” a multi-platform initiative that will explore the events of June 23, 1972, as well as the response in the years after. The initiative will include the original documentary film “Agnes […]

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Original Badlees lineup reunites for sold-out concert at The Englewood near Hershey on March 5

Original Badlees lineup reunites for sold-out concert at The Englewood near Hershey on March 5

Less than 24 hours after tickets went on sale, The Badlees’ next reunion show is sold out. On July 1, the Selinsgrove roots rock band played a few songs together to celebrate their induction into the Central Pennsylvania Music Hall of Fame with several other area artists like Halestorm. They followed this up with their […]

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WVIA Radio airs Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble’s ‘Christmas Carol’ on Dec. 18

WVIA Radio airs Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble’s ‘Christmas Carol’ on Dec. 18

From a press release: WVIA Radio will present the Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble’s production of “A Christmas Carol” as a special radio broadcast on Saturday, Dec. 18 at 3 p.m. This adaptation of Charles Dickens’ beloved story of hope and redemption was created by longtime BTE member James Goode, who also directed the performance. Goode describes […]

 James Callahan

VIDEO PREMIERE: Alt rapper Animal Tongue and Prick Wolf make you ‘Blush’ with new NEPA sound

VIDEO PREMIERE: Alt rapper Animal Tongue and Prick Wolf make you ‘Blush’ with new NEPA sound

Greetings, Campers. This brief but strange tale sets its origins almost a decade ago, in the time of The Rattler. Coiled in Pittston, The Rattler was a rowdy, smoky rock and roll burger joint that was run by a bunch of cool kids and presided over irresponsibly by yours truly. Although it was less than […]

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Pittston’s Shawn Klush plays Elvis holiday show at Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 12

Pittston’s Shawn Klush plays Elvis holiday show at Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 12

From a press release: The “Elvis Tribute Artist Spectacular” Holiday Show, starring Shawn Klush backed by The Fabulous Ambassadors, will grace the Keystone Grand Ballroom of Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre on Sunday, Dec. 12. The all-ages show featuring the best music of Elvis Presley kicks off at 3 p.m. Tickets, which start at $25, […]

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WVIA documentary on prison rehab program ‘A Call to CARE’ premieres Oct. 14

WVIA documentary on prison rehab program ‘A Call to CARE’ premieres Oct. 14

From a press release: WVIA will premiere the original documentary film “A Call to CARE” on Thursday, Oct. 14 at 8 p.m. on WVIA-TV. “A Call to CARE” is a one-hour film produced by WVIA that explores the Court-Assisted Re-Entry Program, an effort to help individuals released from prison with a moderate-to-high risk of recidivism […]

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4 NEPA women break stigma of pole dancing with new Scranton studio opening Oct. 30

4 NEPA women break stigma of pole dancing with new Scranton studio opening Oct. 30

From a press release: A studio specializing in an often misunderstood art form, pole dancing, will open soon in downtown Scranton. Four local women – Ashley Matthews of Dunmore, Anjannette Roczniak of Old Forge, Shyla Lintz of Pittston, and Francesca Goldsack of Gouldsboro – teamed up in the depths of the COVID-19 pandemic to open […]

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Candlebox, feat. Pittston guitarist Brian Quinn, unleash new album ‘Wolves’ and pack up for tour

Candlebox, feat. Pittston guitarist Brian Quinn, unleash new album ‘Wolves’ and pack up for tour

From a press release: Today, multi-platinum post-grunge band Candlebox, which currently features Pittston native Brian Quinn on lead guitar, unleashed a new album called “Wolves” on all major streaming platforms as well as CD and vinyl. Produced by Dean Dichoso at the legendary Henson Studios in Los Angeles, California, this is the Seattle-based rockers’ seventh […]

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The Badlees reunite for inaugural Pittston Prohibition on Sept. 19

The Badlees reunite for inaugural Pittston Prohibition on Sept. 19

From a press release: It has been eight years since local legends The Badlees performed a full set with their entire lineup, so anticipation is building for a brand new event that will reunite the Selinsgrove roots rock band. The inaugural Pittston Prohibition will poke fun at its playful name by bringing all kinds of […]

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