Planet PreOwned offers Trunk-Or-Treat on Halloween

Planet PreOwned will be hosting Trunk-Or-Treat for Lackawanna and Luzerne County residents from 3pm to 6pm on Halloween, Friday, October 31st, offering a safe, warm environment for kids to collect top-notch, high quality candy in scary decorated trunks. Free cider and donuts will also be served. Parents are encouraged... READ MORE

S’Mores extra delicious at Family Fun Day on the Trail thanks to Gertrude Hawk Chocolate donation

Miniature ghosts and goblins will enjoy a big name in chocolate at Lackawanna Heritage Valley’s (LHV’s) Family Fun Day on the Trail on Sunday, October 26, from 2 to 4 p.m., thanks to a delicious donation from Gertrude Hawk Chocolates. As part of the festivities along the central New Jersey... READ MORE

Volunteers Plan Scranton Parade

Participants and Sponsors Needed to Help Usher in Santa Save the date, Saturday, November 22, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., for the Annual Santa Parade in downtown Scranton. Plans are well underway for this year's parade. As always, the parade promises to have fabulous floats, local marching bands, top-notch dance... READ MORE

The King of Clean Comedy, Jeff Allen, Performs at the Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple

The Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple will present Jeff Allen, the king of clean comedy on Friday, November 7 at 7:00 p.m. as part of his “I Can Laugh About It Now” tour.  Bringing laughter to audiences across the nation, Jeff Allen has entertained from Las Vegas to... READ MORE

TCMC to host Paul Holdengraber in conversation with poet Rafael Campo, MD on The Arts of Healing

“The Arts of Healing” will be presented through a conversation with New York Public Library’s Paul Holdengraber and poet and author Rafael Campo, M.D., at The Commonwealth Medical College (TCMC) on Thursday, Oct. 23. The event, which is a collaborative program of The University of Scranton’s Schemel Forum and TCMC, will take place from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. in... READ MORE

AAA North Penn to Host Free Shred Event

Stop by the Scranton Administrative offices of AAA North Penn on Friday, November 7, 2014 to have your unwanted, personal documents shredded for free.  A Cintas truck will be onsite from 8 AM – Noon to perform the free shredding of your documents.  The Administrative office is located at 1035... READ MORE

Local Experts Share Insight on Modernizing Your Business Strategy at Market Fresh Workshop

On Friday, October 17, 2014, three local experts in the field of marketing and communications,Dr. Howard Fisher, Phil Condron and Cristin Powers, gave their insight on how to modernize a business' marketing strategy at the Market Fresh workshop. Dr. Howard Fisher of The University of Scranton  discussed the changing... READ MORE

Mayor Bill Courtright Will Serve as an Official Witness as Scranton Cultural Center Attempts to Break World Record

Scranton Mayor Bill Courtright will serve as Grand Marshal and official witness for “Thrill the World,” a worldwide flash mob to Michael Jackson’s Thriller.  The event, which is in its eighth year globally, comes to NEPA for the first time this year with the Scranton Cultural Center as host. The... READ MORE

New Tool for Parents, Guardians to Create Safer Teen Drivers

Governor Corbett Proclaims Oct. 19-25 as Teen Driver Safety Week

PennDOT announced today that a new partnership will help keep teen drivers safe and save the commonwealth nearly $70,000 in annual printing costs. “The Parent’s Supervised Driving Program,” developed by the Safe Roads Alliance and sponsored by State Farm... READ MORE

Leadership Lackawanna Core Program Announces 2014-2015 Class

The Leadership Lackawanna core program class of 2014-2015 met on Thursday, September 11, 2014 for their first session which included an orientation and an introduction to leadership basics. Leadership Lackawanna Director, Nicole A. Morristell commented, “I’m excited for the adventures and opportunities that lie ahead. This year’s participants have accomplished... READ MORE