Rich Howells

Hazleton folk punk Tedd Hazard declares ‘Marshall Law’ and releases George Floyd protest EP

Hazleton folk punk Tedd Hazard declares ‘Marshall Law’ and releases George Floyd protest EP

With protests against racial injustice, riots tearing cities apart, eroding trust in law enforcement and government, an ongoing global pandemic, a shutdown causing businesses to collapse while unemployment rises, and political division at an all-time high, there may be no better time for some punk rock music. Just two months after releasing the strangely prophetic […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO: ‘Hunger Strike’ covered by Cold, Crobot, Breaking Benjamin, Candlebox, Lifer, and Earshot members in quarantine

VIDEO: ‘Hunger Strike’ covered by Cold, Crobot, Breaking Benjamin, Candlebox, Lifer, and Earshot members in quarantine

Nick Coyle, a solo artist from Berwick as well as the singer of Wilkes-Barre nu metal band Lifer and guitarist/backing vocalist of Cold, is back with a new entry in his all-star “Corona Sessions” series, this time bringing in even more local artists for a quarantine jam with past and present members of Crobot, Breaking […]

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Yuengling delivers free beer to Lehigh Valley Hospital employees in Pottsville

Yuengling delivers free beer to Lehigh Valley Hospital employees in Pottsville

From a press release: D.G. Yuengling & Son visited Lehigh Valley Hospital – Schuylkill yesterday to give their thanks to hospital employees and their heroic efforts in caring for COVID-19 patients within Pottsville and the greater Lehigh Valley. To show appreciation and support for the impactful work being done in their hometown, Yuengling donated a […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO: Pottsville’s Crobot singer joins Anthrax, Testament, and Suicidal Tendencies members for Rush cover

VIDEO: Pottsville’s Crobot singer joins Anthrax, Testament, and Suicidal Tendencies members for Rush cover

The coronavirus pandemic has forced musicians to get creative while in quarantine, leading to some fun online collaborations that may not have happened otherwise. Anthrax drummer Charlie Benante has been teaming up with some of his heavy metal friends to record videos for his YouTube channel, with everyone participating safely from home. Some of those […]

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Yuengling in Pottsville pledges $100,000 to hospitality workers and first responders fighting COVID-19

Yuengling in Pottsville pledges $100,000 to hospitality workers and first responders fighting COVID-19

From a press release: This week, D.G. Yuengling & Son in Pottsville announced a commitment of $100,000 to provide Americans relief during the COVID-19 public health crisis. Through initial donations, Yuengling will support the Gary Sinise Foundation and its Emergency COVID-19 Combat Service campaign to assist individuals on the front lines of fighting the coronavirus. […]

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Yuengling takes Flight with new ‘upscale light beer’ with low carbs and calories

Yuengling takes Flight with new ‘upscale light beer’ with low carbs and calories

From a press release: This week, D.G. Yuengling & Son in Pottsville announced the launch of Flight by Yuengling, a new upscale light beer “designed to elevate the drinking experience for consumers who want more from their beer.” “Born from six generations of brewing expertise, Flight by Yuengling is the next generation of light beer […]

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Yuengling and ‘Top Chef’ winner Kelsey Barnard Clark create food and beer recipes in new partnership

Yuengling and ‘Top Chef’ winner Kelsey Barnard Clark create food and beer recipes in new partnership

From a press release: This week, D.G. Yuengling & Son announced its partnership with celebrity chef and acclaimed restaurateur Kelsey Barnard Clark, winner of the reality competition series “Top Chef” last year. This partnership marks the brewery’s first-ever chef collaboration and celebrates food and beer occasions throughout the year that bring family and friends together. […]

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Pennsylvania brands Yuengling and Hershey’s team up to create new beer, Chocolate Porter

Pennsylvania brands Yuengling and Hershey’s team up to create new beer, Chocolate Porter

From a press release: Today, America’s oldest brewery, D.G. Yuengling & Son, announced its first-ever beer collaboration with Hershey’s, America’s most beloved chocolate brand. Yuengling Hershey’s Chocolate Porter will be available on draft only in select markets, while supplies last, starting mid-October. This is the first beer collaboration ever for the two iconic Pennsylvania brands. […]

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Pottsville groove rockers Crobot play album release shows for ‘Motherbrain’ Aug. 21-Sept. 1

Pottsville groove rockers Crobot play album release shows for ‘Motherbrain’ Aug. 21-Sept. 1

From a press release: After signing with Mascot Label Group last year and releasing two new music videos this year, Pottsville groove rock band Crobot is finally ready to debut their third full-length studio album, “Motherbrain,” with a string of release shows that kick off next week. The short run begins with two nights in […]

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Food Truck Festival rolls into Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre with music and activities on Aug. 25

Food Truck Festival rolls into Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre with music and activities on Aug. 25

From a press release: Wrapping up the casino’s three-month Hot Summer Fun promotion, Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre will host its annual Food Truck Festival on Sunday, Aug. 25. Held on the Pocono Downs racetrack from noon-5 p.m., this family-friendly event will feature some of the best food truck cuisine in Northeastern Pennsylvania, live entertainment, […]

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