End of an era: This weekend’s circus is last dance for elephants at ‘The Greatest Show on Earth’

End of an era: This weekend’s circus is last dance for elephants at ‘The Greatest Show on Earth’

WILKES-BARRE TWP. — Those who attended opening night of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey’s CircusXtreme at Mohegan Sun Arena on Thur...

April 28th, 2016 updated: April 28th, 2016. |  


Former KISS guitarist Ace Frehley released from Wilkes-Barre General Hospital

Former KISS guitarist Ace Frehley released from Wilkes-Barre General Hospital

WILKES-BARRE — Former KISS lead guitarist Ace Frehley has been released from Wilkes-Barre General Hospital after suffering a bout of dehydration...

April 17th, 2016 |  


‘The Office’ actor Creed Bratton performing April 17 at Scranton Cultural Center

‘The Office’ actor Creed Bratton performing April 17 at Scranton Cultural Center

SCRANTON — On NBC’s “The Office,” fictional character Creed Bratton visited fictional paper company Dunder Mifflin’s fic...

April 8th, 2016 |  


Jack Black to portray Hazleton’s former ‘Polka King’ Jan Lewandowski in new film

Jack Black to portray Hazleton’s former ‘Polka King’ Jan Lewandowski in new film

Jan Lewandowski, the former “Polka King” who once called Hazleton home and fell from grace after being convicted of securities fraud, will...

March 10th, 2016 updated: March 10th, 2016. |  


Former member of WWE’s NXT developmental brand Bull James (Dempsey) scheduled to participate in Grand Slam Wrestling’s March 12 event at Moosic Youth Center

Former member of WWE’s NXT developmental brand Bull James (Dempsey) scheduled to participate in Grand Slam Wrestling’s March 12 event at Moosic Youth Center

MOOSIC — On March 12, Grand Slam Wrestling returned to Moosic Youth Center for its monthly show and Bull James, who wrestled in WWE’s NXT ...

March 10th, 2016 |  


Wilkes-Barre’s F.M. Kirby Center announces return of comedian Kevin James

Wilkes-Barre’s F.M. Kirby Center announces return of comedian Kevin James

WILKES-BARRE — Comedian Kevin James will perform Friday, June 24 at Wilkes-Barre’s F.M. Kirby Center.James, who began his career as a stan...

February 9th, 2016 updated: February 9th, 2016. |  


Popovich Comedy Pet Theater coming April 5 to Wilkes-Barre’s F.M. Kirby Center

Popovich Comedy Pet Theater coming April 5 to Wilkes-Barre’s F.M. Kirby Center

WILKES-BARRE — Popovich Comedy Pet Theater, an all-ages show blending the physical comedy of Gregory Popovich with his 30-plus pets, will visit ...

February 1st, 2016 |  


Singer Natalie Cole, daughter of Nat King Cole, dead at 65

Singer Natalie Cole, daughter of Nat King Cole, dead at 65

LOS ANGELES — Natalie Cole, the daughter of jazz legend Nat King Cole, who carved out her own considerable success with R&B hits like “...

January 1st, 2016 |  


New Vintage Ensemble puts a modern spin to classic story ‘Hamlet’

New Vintage Ensemble puts a modern spin to classic story ‘Hamlet’

SCRANTON — William Shakespeare wrote “Hamlet, Prince of Denmark” more than 400 years ago, but the tragic story has endured as both a...

December 30th, 2015 updated: December 31st, 2015. |  


Silento whips and nae naes at Kingston Armory

Silento whips and nae naes at Kingston Armory

KINGSTON - Silento headlined a concert Friday night at the Kingston Armory to just under 1,000 screaming fans. The 17-year-old singer/rapper is riding...

October 31st, 2015 updated: November 1st, 2015. |