Throwback Thursday – Watermelons

Throwback Thursday – Watermelons

Watermelon are a refreshing summertime treat. But sometimes this fruit makes headlines. In August 1966, Joseph Catalano received a special delivery at his South Scranton market for Master Sgt. John Kavetsky of East Elm St.  A friend of Kavetsky sent him a watermelon...
To the moon

To the moon

Across the United States some 48 years ago this morning people were waking up to the news that Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin landed on the moon.  To mark this major event in history, I have gathered together some items from the Times-Tribune Archives. In 2014, Local...
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...
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...