James Callahan

A Camp Rattler profile: cult visionary and Noir Dark Spirits proprietor Josh Balz

A Camp Rattler profile: cult visionary and Noir Dark Spirits proprietor Josh Balz

My initial interaction with Josh Balz began sometime after he had chosen to leave Motionless In White to pursue other endeavors and my trashy little rock bar, The Rattler in Pittston, had closed due to structural difficulties. Well… the back fell off the building. I found myself venue-less and saddled with several storage units, crammed […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO PREMIERE: Stroudsburg rockers Don’t Panic return with ‘No Time for Second Chances’

VIDEO PREMIERE: Stroudsburg rockers Don’t Panic return with ‘No Time for Second Chances’

Everything is getting a reboot these days – films, television shows, entertainment franchises… why not bands? Ted Felicetti and Keith Slader played in Split Fifty for close to a decade before the popular Tannersville band broke up in 2008. Felicetti had already started writing his own songs for a new project as vocalist and guitarist, […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Pennsylvania declares January ‘Learn to Ski & Snowboard Month,’ resorts offer discounts all month

Pennsylvania declares January ‘Learn to Ski & Snowboard Month,’ resorts offer discounts all month

From a press release: Gov. Tom Wolf has officially declared January 2020 “Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month” in Pennsylvania, with the Senate also making a proclamation. For the entire month, members of the Pennsylvania Ski Areas Association are offering special discounts on learning packages, which makes it affordable and convenient for first-timers to get […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Pa. Paralympians Stephanie Jallen and Tyler Carter return to coach Camelback Adaptive Ski Camp

Pa. Paralympians Stephanie Jallen and Tyler Carter return to coach Camelback Adaptive Ski Camp

From a press release: Young Paralympians Stephanie Jallen of Kingston and Tyler Carter of Topton returned last week to Camelback Mountain Resort’s Adaptive Ski Camp, the place where they first learned to ski. The annual five-day residential camp in Tannersville trains aspiring athletes with disabilities in a challenging but supportive environment. The camp, which is […]