Stories tagged: "Scranton"

Photo: Jewish Community Center of Scranton
12 Pennsylvania Hanukkah Celebrations That Celebrate the Festival of Lights

These 12 Hanukkah celebrations will take place throughout Pennsylvania—some are free for the community, others require paid admission—leading up to or during the Festival of Lights. 

Great Allegheny Passage Bridge, Ohiopyle, PA (Photo credit: Joseph/Creative Commons)
7 Things to Do With a Friend Visiting Pennsylvania for the First Time

When you’re hosting an out-of-state friend who has never been to PA before, you want to show them the sights that scream Pennsylvania. We can help.

Cumru Twp, PA - June 1: The Sheetz gas station and convenience store on Lancaster Pike In Cumru Township Tuesday morning June 1, 2021. (Photo by Ben Hasty/MediaNews Group/Reading Eagle via Getty Images)
Pennsylvania Gas Prices Continue to Fall

After reaching a record high of $5.07 per gallon in early June, the average price for a gallon of gas in Pennsylvania is now down to $3.85.

Rental chalet on Texter Mountain, Lebanon County, Pa. (Courtesy: Vrbo)
8 Cool Vacation Rentals in Pennsylvania

We’ve rounded up eight vacation rentals across the state where you and yours can spend a weekend soaking up the sun, viewing wildlife, hiking, learning about history, or, of course, just relaxing.

Scranton's Electric City sign, April 2019.
Scranton Leaves Program for Distressed Cities After 30 Years

Scranton was designated as distressed in 1992 due to recurring deficits, ineffective financial management, and unfavorable socioeconomic and demographic trends.

An Amtrak train departs 30th Street Station in Philadelphia in October 2021. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
NEPA Lawmakers: Scranton-to-NYC Passenger Rail Service Makes Perfect Sense for Our Region

"Amtrak’s passenger rail service from Scranton to NYC would enhance job growth and tourism for the region."

City residents wait in a line extending around the block to receive free at-home rapid COVID-19 test kits in Philadelphia, Monday, Dec. 20, 2021. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
York, Scranton to Get FEMA Teams’ Help With COVID Surge

Three federal "strike teams" will arrive early next week.