Brad Patton

New book digs up dark secrets of Sheppton mine disaster, NEPA’s ‘greatest urban legend’

New book digs up dark secrets of Sheppton mine disaster, NEPA’s ‘greatest urban legend’

Mocanaqua author signing books in Berwick, Wilkes-Barre, and Pottsville

As a lifelong resident of Northeastern Pennsylvania, music journalist and author Maxim W. Furek has always been interested in finding out what really happened during the Sheppton mine disaster. And since he didn’t see anyone else delving into the mystery of the August 1963 disaster, he decided to take on the subject himself. Furek, a […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Centralia, the Pennsylvania town that inspired ‘Silent Hill,’ getting NBC TV show pilot

Centralia, the Pennsylvania town that inspired ‘Silent Hill,’ getting NBC TV show pilot

The creepy Pennsylvania town that inspired the psychological horror movie “Silent Hill” may be getting its own television show. After competing with multiple bidders, NBC has ordered a pilot for a new drama based in the nearly empty ghost town, where a mine fire has been burning underground since 1962 and only a handful of […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO: Crobot tells ‘Legend of the Spaceborne Killer’ on Yahoo

Pottsville hard rockers Crobot premiered their new video for “Legend of the Spaceborne Killer” on Yahoo Music today – one that captures the spirit of their frenetic live performances and vintage vibe. It can be viewed above. The single is the first track on their self-titled EP, which is available now, and their debut full-length […]