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SORRY MOM & DAD: I went to school stoned

SORRY MOM & DAD: I went to school stoned

Justin admits to being prude when it comes to smoking pot, but that doesn’t mean he’s never tried it. I tried snorting Adderall once when I was a freshman in college, but I sucked at it. In fact, I’m so bad at pills that I even chew my Tylenol when I have a headache or […]

It’s Record Store Day. Are you ready?

It’s Record Store Day. Are you ready?

Since 2007, Record Store Day has celebrated music internationally, offering myriad new music releases exclusively in record stores around the globe. Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl serves as the official Record Store Day 2015 ambassador. There will be only 10,000 copies available of Metallica demo tape “No Life Til Leathr” on cassette this year. Since 2007, […]

Our furry friends

Our furry friends

dog Cat Pet’s Name: Lily Breed: Calico Owners name: Wally Rosboskin Hometown: Dickson City, Pennsylvania Pet’s Name: Keiser Breed: German Shepherd Owners name: Alicia Babich Hometown: Taylor, Pennsylvania

What are you up to this weekend? Here’s what we’re doing.

What are you up to this weekend? Here’s what we’re doing.

Matt Dunn Sarah Haase Héctor González Samantha Stanich Justin Adam Brown Jeric Foulds Everybody’s (barely) working for the weekend! Weekender staff, what do your two days of freedom this week have in store for you? Sarah: “Going to Atlanitc City. Going to win millions of dollars, email my notice then travel the world. Well, one […]

The University of Scranton’s Urban Beats Crew showcase will raise money for Multiple Sclerosis Foundation

The University of Scranton’s Urban Beats Crew showcase will raise money for Multiple Sclerosis Foundation

The Urban Beats hip-hop dance crew. Urban Beats dancers practice choreographed dance moves. Urban Beats president Dorian Skinner leads his crew of dancers in practice. The University of Scranton’s Urban Beats Crew intends to uptown funk you up at their 10th annual end-of-year showcase at 7 p.m. on Saturday, April 18 — an event the […]

Prostitute releases dick pics of local police officers

Prostitute releases dick pics of local police officers

Giving a whole new meaning to the phrase ‘camera flash.’ Have you ever seen a police officer and wondered what he was packing? Thanks to D’nise Bluchevich of Wilkes-Barre, you can now set your eyes on penises attached to police offers from Northeastern Pennsylvania. Bluchevich, 32, who was arrested for prostituting herself on Public Square […]

Local musicians debuted Weezer tribute band No Memories — and we have pics!

Local musicians debuted Weezer tribute band No Memories — and we have pics!

SCRANTON — Four talented musicians came together to debut the Weezer tribute band, No Memories, at O’Leary’s Pub on Friday, April 10. Ed Cuozzo (A Social State, Melded, A Fire With Friends), Mike Ghigiarelli (Shattered Sky Productions, Melded), Brad Beneski (Pull The Pin, Melded, Shattered Sky Productions) and Matt Mang (The Great Party, The Reigning […]

MEET: Melissa Faatz, bartender/model

MEET: Melissa Faatz, bartender/model

Melissa Faatz of Taylor. Melissa Faatz is a bartender and professional model. Faatz, 34, is a native of Old Forge and a 1998 graduate of Old Forge High School. She also studied at Luzerne County Community College. She has three daughters: Julianna, 17, Angelina, 16, and Caydence, 12. They live in Taylor. You’ve bartended for […]

Stoner confessions: NEPA pot smokers get blunt

Stoner confessions: NEPA pot smokers get blunt

Birds of a feather toke together. Burning buds and breaking hearts. Forgive me, Father, just one more hit. The national High Holiday “420” is right around the corner. Two girls, one bong. You do the math. The national High Holiday for pot smokers, “420,” is right around the corner, and for one day your opinion […]

Weekender Live, 04.15.15-04.21.15

Weekender Live, 04.15.15-04.21.15

Wednesday: Bar on Oak: Line Dancing Metro: Team Trivia Thursday: Bar On Oak: The Tones Breakers: Battle of the Bands Metro: Karaoke Contest Riverstreet Jazz Café: Open Mic Sherman Theater: Morningside Lane – Living Room Series Tommyboy’s: Dave & Becky Duo Friday: Bar Louie: Toolshed Jack Breaker’s, Mohegan Sun: Wreckless Marci Grotto Harvey’s Lake: Stealing […]