On the evening of June 13th, 2018, just minutes after many of the stores at the Arena Hub Shopping Plaza had closed for the evening, a freak storm honed in on Wilkes-Barre PA. An EF-2 Tornado touched down and wreaked havoc to area businesses in a matter of minutes. The Tornado brought winds to bear
After weeks of rain and a nearly 2 month delay the implosion of the center span of the Harrison Avenue Bridge in Scranton Pennsylvania finally took place. The delays were the result of high creek levels in Roaring Brook that passes underneath the bridge. Officials from PennDOT and EPA wanted the levels low so that
The Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) 3rd Annual Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Symposium took place in Baltimore on March 6th – 8th 2018, with several major announcements from FAA officials. In case you missed it, here are some highlights from the event. LAANC – Low Altitude Authorization and Notification Capability The Low Altitude Authorization and Notification
The Peckville Christmas House, located on Marion St in Peckville, finally received the recognition they deserved. On December 11th 2017 the display put on by the Harhut family was a contestant on ABC’s “The Great Christmas Light Flight”. The house features over 1000 blowmold decorations and has been a fixture of the Peckville Pennsylvania neighborhood
All this talk about WNEP’s Backyard train this week motivated me to write a blog post about capturing the historic steam engines that grace our area. One of the perks of being so close to the Steamtown Historical Site in Scranton Pa is, of course, being able to see and hear the painstakingly restored trains.
Hurricane Harvey has caused widespread devastation to the area around Houston Texas. The flooding that occurred has displaced thousands and destroyed billions of dollars worth of property. We’ve all been grateful to see the rush of volunteers and offers of help and support from around the nation to the people affected by this catastrophe. Some
At the turn of the 20th century North Eastern Pennsylvania was the engine of the Industrial Revolution. Railroads carrying coal and freight coursed through the valleys like blood through the veins of the nation. The Railroad companies and the Coal Barons funded colossal infrastructure projects that produced some of the most impressive railroad bridges and