Articles By: adriana

Best Haunted Houses in NEPA for 2011

Welcome to Halloween Season in Northeastern Pennsylvania!  The following list has been compiled for you to ease the search of which events to attend.  Be sure to click the links to go directly to the corresponding websites.  Enjoy! Brokenhearts Asylum- A self-guided haunted house tour presented by...
September 29th, 2011 | Featured | Read More

Mangia at La Festa Italiana 2011

It is that delicious time of year again!  La Festa Italiana 2011 will officially take over Courthouse Square in Downtown Scranton from Saturday, September 2nd through Monday, September 5th.   It has become a wonderful Scranton tradition for the past 36 years and a great way to begin the new school...
August 17th, 2011 | Dining & Entertainment, Downtown, Events, Featured | Read More

Memorial Day

Memorial Day is a day of remembrance for those who have died in our nation’s service.  It was first enacted to honor Union and Confederate soldiers following the Civil War and was extended after World War I to honor Americans who have passed away in all wars.  Family members often visit the graves...
May 25th, 2011 | Featured | Read More

St. Ubaldo Day

St. Ubaldo Day is a very enthusiastic celebration in which three Saints’ statues are placed on top of a wooden platform and are quickly carried throughout the streets of Jessup. Each statue, when fully assembled and carried, is 15 feet high and weighs approximately 400 pounds! Why? Well, it...
May 13th, 2011 | Events, Featured | Read More

The Office

The hit NBC sitcom, The Office, has brought much attention to the city of Scranton. The British version had been set in Slough, a commuter town on the outskirts of London. Looking for a suitable U.S. equivalent, executive producer Greg Daniels considered Nashua, New Hampshire and Utica, New York before...
April 28th, 2011 | Events, Featured | Read More

RiverFest 2011

RiverFest is the signature event of the Lackawanna River Corridor Association (LRCA).  In May of each year, participants are welcomed to the water and observers fill the banks of the Lackawanna River.  RiverFest draws the community outdoors after our often long a frigid winters to celebrate the valley...
April 18th, 2011 | Events, Featured | Read More