Throwback Thursday – Do you remember Arlans?

Throwback Thursday – Do you remember Arlans?

Arlans, you remember Arlans, don’t you?  Arlans was a department store chain that started in New Bedford, Massachusetts in 1945.   The chain grew and spread to multiple states. In April 1970, Arlans opened a new store along Birney Ave in Moosic. They already had two...
Gone But Not Forgotten – Department Stores

Gone But Not Forgotten – Department Stores

Images of former department stores in Scranton – A large sign for Sameter Department Store can be seen in this photo taken in 1969. The sign has since faded away. Times-Tribune File Architect representative and store officials at the 1969 preview of the newly...
Throwback Thursday – Dream Games

Throwback Thursday – Dream Games

The 83rd Annual Scranton Lions Club Dream Game will take place next week on July 19 at the John Henzes/Veterans Memorial Stadium in Peckville. To get you ready for this annual tradition, we have gathered images from our archives of the Dream Game from over the years....
Throwback Thursday – Parade of Little Tots

Throwback Thursday – Parade of Little Tots

In late July 1941, Scranton marked two anniversaries – the diamond jubilee of the incorporation of the city of Scranton and the centennial of the industrial founding of Scranton.  One of the events for this week long celebration was a Baby Parade. Some 250...
Celebrating Independence

Celebrating Independence

Images of Fourth of July celebration around our region from the Times-Tribune Archives – Christina Chandler and Chris Reid of Kingston enjoy the fireworks at the Lackawanna County Stadium on Tuesday night.Byline: Butch Comegys Fireworks at the Lackawanna County...