Chills and thrills ShiverFest fundraiser draws racers to Lackawanna River

Hit the water, but don’t forget your wetsuit. Canoers and kayakers once again can take to the Lackawanna River for a chilly ride through Scranton as part of the annual ShiverFest, which raises money for Lackawanna River Conservation Association. The event will take...

Drink up – Winter in the City cocktail parties to benefit Scranton projects

By Grace Perechinsky It’s that time of year for the “new year, new me” resolutions, and the 15th annual Winter in the City cocktail fundraiser can help everyone start off right by giving back to their community. “The evening is a feel-good event that provides the...

Play it cool – Wintertime events abound across region

Stay cool. Just because it’s the dead of winter doesn’t mean you have to stay cooped up inside your house. Weekend Times rounded up wintertime programs, festivals and events across the region. Whether indoors or outdoors, there’s something for everyone this season....

‘Napoleon Dynamite’ cast to reunite at screening at Kirby Center

If you find yourself at F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday, Jan. 12, all of your wildest dreams will come true. At 7 p.m. that night, the downtown Wilkes-Barre venue will welcome the leads from cult classic film “Napoleon Dynamite” for a special...

Concerts – January 17, 2019

Concerts – January 17, 2019

F.M. Kirby Center, Wilkes-Barre Tickets: 570-826-1100 John Mulaney and Pete Davidson, Sunday, Jan. 20 Alt. 92.1 presents Snow Show featuring Young the Giant, Grandson, the Interrupters and the Nude Party, Friday, Jan. 27 Disney’s DCappella, Wednesday, Feb. 13 We’ve...

Nightlife – January 17, 2019

Nightlife – January 17, 2019

Thursday, Jan. 17 279 Bar & Grill, 279 S. River St., Wilkes-Barre: Blue Moxie Duo Bart & Urby’s, 119 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre: Trivia Night Bartolai Winery, Route 92 and Coolidge Avenue, Falls: Open mic with Big Al and Billy Edwards Border Bar, 170 Laurel...

Play it cool – Wintertime events abound across region

Play it cool – Wintertime events abound across region

Stay cool. Just because it’s the dead of winter doesn’t mean you have to stay cooped up inside your house. Weekend Times rounded up wintertime programs, festivals and events across the region. Whether indoors or outdoors, there’s something for everyone this season....

Up Close & Personal – Tony Mendicino

Up Close & Personal – Tony Mendicino

Tony Mendicino is the executive chef at Slocum Hollow Bar & Restaurant at Montage Mountain Resorts, Scranton. He earned a bachelor’s degrees in culinary arts and business from Keystone College and recently received recognition as Electric City’s “Best Chef 2018.”...