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NEPA Kicked Off its First Vegfest in Scranton

NEPA Kicked Off its First Vegfest in Scranton

On Saturday, September 16, vegans, vegetarians, and carnivores alike gathered at the Schautz Stadium in Scranton to attend the first-ever NEPA Vegfest. This inaugural event is “based on promoting compassion, health, and wellness in our community” and included craft vendors, plant-based food, speakers, cooking demos, music, yoga, fitness education, and children’s activities. All activities throughout…

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By Sarah, 09/18/2017 Sarah is a content writer and social media assistant with a BA in literature/creative writing from Wilkes University. When she’s not spending her days at work writing, reading, and drinking coffee, she’s usually at home reading, writing, and drinking coffee. She also devotes a fair amount of time to HGTV, drawing, and doting on her dog. As a creator, Sarah believes in emphasizing personality through design and DIY projects.
Spotlight on Wilkes-Barre’s Kirby Park

Spotlight on Wilkes-Barre’s Kirby Park

Kirby Park is a popular spot for many locals. Between running/biking trails, tennis courts, softball fields, events, and more, there is plenty to do year-round there. The park is a large part of Wilkes-Barre’s evolving history. It has gone through many changes and faced many challenges but has remained a staple location for area residents. Park…

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By Kayleigh, 09/15/2017 Kayleigh is a content writer with a BA in technical writing/literature and an MA in creative writing. When she’s not at work writing, she’s at home writing, reading, or binge-watching television shows… for research, of course. A big do-it-yourselfer and crafter, Kayleigh loves testing out projects and gifting them to friends and family—all in preparation for when she owns her own home one day and decorates with her own personal creations. Her work has appeared on The Writing Cooperative and as an Honorable Mention in East Meets West American Writers Review.

Frances Slocum State Park

565 Mount Olivet Road Wyoming, Pennsylvania, 18644   Nestled among the picturesque Endless Mountains in Luzerne County is Frances Slocum State Park. Frances Slocum consists of 1,035 acres of wooded areas, hiking trails, and a lake in Wyoming, Pennsylvania. Northwest of the Wyoming Valley, this Back Mountain feature is a popular year-round destination for locals…

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By Sarah, 09/08/2017 Sarah is a content writer and social media assistant with a BA in literature/creative writing from Wilkes University. When she’s not spending her days at work writing, reading, and drinking coffee, she’s usually at home reading, writing, and drinking coffee. She also devotes a fair amount of time to HGTV, drawing, and doting on her dog. As a creator, Sarah believes in emphasizing personality through design and DIY projects.
There’s Still Time to Celebrate Dallas Township’s Bicentennial

There’s Still Time to Celebrate Dallas Township’s Bicentennial

Happy 200th Birthday, Dallas! While Dallas, Pennsylvania might not be as well-known as Dallas, Texas, it’s certainly the eldest of the two—and it has the birthday to prove it. Whereas the southern city was established as a permanent settlement in 1841, this suburban township in Northeastern Pennsylvania was officially formed in 1817, making it 200…

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By Sarah, 08/23/2017 Sarah is a content writer and social media assistant with a BA in literature/creative writing from Wilkes University. When she’s not spending her days at work writing, reading, and drinking coffee, she’s usually at home reading, writing, and drinking coffee. She also devotes a fair amount of time to HGTV, drawing, and doting on her dog. As a creator, Sarah believes in emphasizing personality through design and DIY projects.
The Tomato Capital of the World Kicks off its Annual Festival

The Tomato Capital of the World Kicks off its Annual Festival

Come the end of August, two things are certain in the greater Pittston Area: the upcoming start of school and the Annual Pittston Tomato Festival. The Quality Tomato Capital of the World The city of Pittston is known as The Quality Tomato Capital of the World. Driving down Main St., you might notice a few…

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By Kayleigh, 08/18/2017 Kayleigh is a content writer with a BA in technical writing/literature and an MA in creative writing. When she’s not at work writing, she’s at home writing, reading, or binge-watching television shows… for research, of course. A big do-it-yourselfer and crafter, Kayleigh loves testing out projects and gifting them to friends and family—all in preparation for when she owns her own home one day and decorates with her own personal creations. Her work has appeared on The Writing Cooperative and as an Honorable Mention in East Meets West American Writers Review.
Custom Fitness with Elite Spine and Sports Physical Therapy

Custom Fitness with Elite Spine and Sports Physical Therapy

At the intersection of medicine and fitness lies Elite—a facility for people needing to recover from injury, work towards fitness goals, and everything in-between. Jack Digwood, a physical therapist and owner of Elite, opened the facility allowing patients to undergo necessary treatment after injury and immediately transition them into a custom program. These specialized programs allow them to…

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By Kendra, 08/09/2017 Kendra is a content writer with a BA in literature from Wilkes University. When she’s not reading up on the latest home decorating trends, Kendra is busy designing her future home, library included.
Dog-Friendly Parks Around the Greater Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Area

Dog-Friendly Parks Around the Greater Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Area

If your best friend is furry and walks on four legs, rather than two, you probably know that finding places to hang out isn’t always as easy with a non-human BFF. Local parks may be the perfect solution for you. From hiking and biking to socializing with canine friends, parks are a great way to enjoy…

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By Sarah, 07/31/2017 Sarah is a content writer and social media assistant with a BA in literature/creative writing from Wilkes University. When she’s not spending her days at work writing, reading, and drinking coffee, she’s usually at home reading, writing, and drinking coffee. She also devotes a fair amount of time to HGTV, drawing, and doting on her dog. As a creator, Sarah believes in emphasizing personality through design and DIY projects.
Some Places to Eat Dinner in the Back Mountain

Some Places to Eat Dinner in the Back Mountain

If you’re hungry and trying to figure out some place to go to for dinner, you’re in luck! We live in an area where there are plenty of options–no matter what you’re craving. It might even seem almost overwhelming with so many food choices, but don’t worry—we have your back (AND your belly) covered. If…

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By Sarah, 07/28/2017 Sarah is a content writer and social media assistant with a BA in literature/creative writing from Wilkes University. When she’s not spending her days at work writing, reading, and drinking coffee, she’s usually at home reading, writing, and drinking coffee. She also devotes a fair amount of time to HGTV, drawing, and doting on her dog. As a creator, Sarah believes in emphasizing personality through design and DIY projects.
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2017 Wilkes-Barre Farmer’s Market at Market Square

2017 Wilkes-Barre Farmer’s Market at Market Square

The City of Wilkes-Barre Farmer’s Market is open for the 2017 season! The market is located on the square in downtown Wilkes-Barre and has plenty of vendors. Products range from fresh-cooked food to farm-grown produce and everything in-between. Opening day was on June 29 and included a ceremony hosted by Mayor Tony George. John Shemo…

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By Kendra, 07/24/2017 Kendra is a content writer with a BA in literature from Wilkes University. When she’s not reading up on the latest home decorating trends, Kendra is busy designing her future home, library included.
Canteen Park Opens in Kingston

Canteen Park Opens in Kingston

From a popular Cottman Transmission spot to a new Canteen location, these folks truly outdid themselves in renovating and repurposing an old building in Kingston. Canteen Park is sure to thrill as the newest restaurant spot in Kingston. “Canteen 900 is all about real people and real food.” Abby Billek-Singh, Canteen’s owner, has extensive experience…

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By Kayleigh, 07/17/2017 Kayleigh is a content writer with a BA in technical writing/literature and an MA in creative writing. When she’s not at work writing, she’s at home writing, reading, or binge-watching television shows… for research, of course. A big do-it-yourselfer and crafter, Kayleigh loves testing out projects and gifting them to friends and family—all in preparation for when she owns her own home one day and decorates with her own personal creations. Her work has appeared on The Writing Cooperative and as an Honorable Mention in East Meets West American Writers Review.
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