Buddy Guy shares evolution of blues with crowd at Wilkes-Barre’s F.M. Kirby Center

Buddy Guy shares evolution of blues with crowd at Wilkes-Barre’s F.M. Kirby Center

WILKES-BARRE — One of the oldest living blues men brought his pioneering guitar style and youthful energy to the Wyoming Valley Friday night, gi...

October 1st, 2016 |  


Disharmony: Philadelphia Orchestra goes on strike, cancels opening gala

Disharmony: Philadelphia Orchestra goes on strike, cancels opening gala

PHILADELPHIA — The Philadelphia Orchestra has gone on strike, canceling an opening night performance that about 1,000 people had come to hear.Ph...

October 1st, 2016 updated: October 1st, 2016. |  


Mele’s Musings: No maps or GPS can help this guy with directions

Mele’s Musings: No maps or GPS can help this guy with directions

My wife and I have a simple rule when we travel to parts unknown by car: I drive and she navigates.The reason for this is twofold: I am a lousy passen...

October 1st, 2016 |  


Stage Directions Performing Arts Academy opens in Wilkes-Barre Township

Stage Directions Performing Arts Academy opens in Wilkes-Barre Township

WILKES-BARRE TWP. — Let’s say your role in a local play calls for you to stride across the stage and occasionally pivot.Or maybe, if you&#...

September 30th, 2016 |  


WNEP-TV 16’s Scott Schaffer plays newscaster in ‘Designated Survivor,’ also appears in ‘Quantico’

WNEP-TV 16’s Scott Schaffer plays newscaster in ‘Designated Survivor,’ also appears in ‘Quantico’

As viewers of ABC’s “Designated Survivor” watched newly appointed President Tom Kirkman (Kiefer Sutherland) prepare for his first da...

September 30th, 2016 |  


‘Long Island Medium’ Theresa Caputo to deliver messages to Kirby Center crowd

‘Long Island Medium’ Theresa Caputo to deliver messages to Kirby Center crowd

WILKES-BARRE — When most of us try to talk to the dead, the dead don’t answer. For Theresa Caputo, calls to the afterlife don’t even...

September 30th, 2016 |  


Preschoolers watch a jack-o’-lantern take form

Preschoolers watch a jack-o’-lantern take form

“Make sure all the dirt is off the pumpkin,” Gina Malsky said, starting with the most basic tips for her audience of 2- to 4-year-olds at ...

September 29th, 2016 |  


Northeastern Pennsylvania patients sought for Alzheimer’s study

Northeastern Pennsylvania patients sought for Alzheimer’s study

WILKES-BARRE — As a physician who cares for older adults, Dr. Mario Cornacchione is all too familiar with the heartache and hardships of Alzheim...

September 29th, 2016 updated: September 30th, 2016. |  


Gaslight Theatre to produce ‘Toast!’ in Scranton, then Wilkes-Barre Township

Gaslight Theatre to produce ‘Toast!’ in Scranton, then Wilkes-Barre Township

WILKES-BARRE TWP. — In character as a woman who lives in an electricity-free home, Jennifer McClinton-Temple, of Kingston, slumps dejectedly in ...

September 29th, 2016 |  


Plymouth’s Shawnee Cemetery full of history, open for Oct. 8 tour

Plymouth’s Shawnee Cemetery full of history, open for Oct. 8 tour

PLYMOUTH — If you find Henry Sobolewski, of Plymouth, trimming grass at the Shawnee Cemetery here, don’t be surprised. It’s a never-...

September 29th, 2016 |