Throwback Thursday – Video Games

Throwback Thursday – Video Games

Video games in the early 1980s – Youngsters man their stations at video games at the Top Dog Video Arcade on Blakely Street in Dunmore in February 1984. Top Dog is one of the three lagrest video gamerooms in the borough. Times-Tribune Archives Unidentified...
What to do with all these potatoes

What to do with all these potatoes

Times Cartoonist Jim Walsh shared some ideas of what to a surplus of potatoes in a late October 1917 edition of the Scranton Times. If you are having potato surplus problem here are a few recipes from our Local Flavor Recipe archives to help you out. Marcia...
Arthur Treacher – in his own words

Arthur Treacher – in his own words

Arthur Treacher, actor of stage and screen, penned an article that appeared in the July 18, 1958 edition of the Scranton Times. Treacher was in the area appearing in a play at the Pocono Playhouse.  You can read more about Treacher his appearance locally and how a...
Throwback Thursday – Bear Cubs

Throwback Thursday – Bear Cubs

On this Throwback Thursday, journey back to the Bear Den at Nay Aug Park and visit with the cubs. Previous Throwback Thursday Posts –  Sept 28 – September Storms  Sept 21 – Cheerleading  Sept 14 – An Imperial Stallion in Scranton  Aug 24 – History of the...