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

FNCB Launches “Bank Local” Online Video Competition

First National Community Bank (FNCB), locally based for over 100 years, today announced the launch of a video competition to raise awareness about the benefits of banking locally. The “Bank Local” video contest encourages contestants to submit videos, 30 seconds or less, on where and why they bank local. The... READ MORE

Vino on The Mountain on October 26 to Benefit PSP Strong

Chamber members III Ponds Winery and Maiolatesi Wine Cellars will be at this... READ MORE

Be Part of Zacharellis Gardens “Gardens, Grapes & Glasses” on October 26


Refsnyder Named Award Finalist Walk-off Fourth of July Blast Earns MiLBY Nomination

An improbable comeback won in one of the more dramatic ways possible might yield yet another triumph for the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (Triple-A/New York Yankees). Rob Refsnyder’s walk-off home run that capped a crazy comeback in front of a sellout crowd on the Fourth of July has been named a... READ MORE

Local Celebrity Judges Determine Chili Winners at Tobyhanna FCU

  Tobyhanna Federal Credit Union hosted its 3rd Annual Chili Cook-off for the Cure contest at its Scranton location, 315 Franklin Avenue, on Friday, October 10, 2014 and invited five local “celebrity” judges to help determine which chili chefs would win 1st, 2nd, and 3rd places. Eric Petersen from Froggy... READ MORE

FNCB Dress Down Day Benefits The Arc of NEPA

First National Community Bank (FNCB), locally-based for over 100 years, recently raised $1090 for The Arc of Northeastern Pennsylvania with proceeds from a bank wide “Jeans for a Cause” dress down day. The fundraising effort encourages employees to make a small donation in exchange for the opportunity to... READ MORE

NAMI Scranton Area Chapter Presents Evening of Hope