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...
Throwback Thursday – Girl Scouts Roundup

Throwback Thursday – Girl Scouts Roundup

Thirty-seven senior Girl Scouts left Scranton to attend a gathering of Girl Scouts in Colorado Springs, Colorado on June 30, 1959.  This gathering was called the Roundup.    The young ladies along with scouting leaders were honored with a farewell ceremony at the...
Throwback Thursday – Now pitching …

Throwback Thursday – Now pitching …

On May 28, 2007, seven time Cy Young award winning pitcher Roger Clemens played with the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees at PNC Field in Moosic.  This appearance brought 11,310 people to ballpark. Clemens pitched six innings against the Toledo Mud Hens. He struck out...
Agnes Flood, 45 years of memories …

Agnes Flood, 45 years of memories …

45 years ago this week, Pennsylvania was the epicenter of one of the worst natural disasters to hit the United States. The natural disaster was the Agnes Flood. The flood was caused by the rains of Hurricane/Tropical Storm Agnes. The flooding started on June 23, 1972...
Throwback Thursday – Tonight at Tink’s

Throwback Thursday – Tonight at Tink’s

20 years ago on June 19, Weezer performed at Tink’s Entertainment Complex in Scranton. Their opening was Mercy River. Tickets for the show were $12 in advance, $14 at the door. Here is the set list for the show – Edit this setlist | More Weezer setlists...