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Pepper Martin, a go-go dancer, shared what it was like to be dancer in the August 18, 1968 edition of the Sunday Times. 
Read what she had to say at on our website thetimes-tribune.com 
#gogo #gogodancer #50yearsago
Scranton DPW workers close the flood walls on Parker Street. 📸@jakedannastevens
Setup for the arrival of President Donald Trump begins at AVP.  Photo @jakedannastevens
.@LackCountyCR Commissioner Laureen Cummings calling the newspaper "Fake News" on document that will be sealed in county's 100-year time capsule. #RealNews #Scranton from reporter Jeff Horvath
Steven Smith, back to camera, and Kenneth Zupp, facing the camera, are sporting the “Best Haircut In Town” – The Davy Crockett – on July 20, 1955. The boys received the free haircuts to help promote Frontier Night in the Petersburg section of Scranton. Times-Tribune Archive 
To read more about Davy Crockett and the Davy Crockett (the haircut), visit our local history blog - Pages From The Past - http://timestribuneblogs.com/category/pages-from-the-past/

#hair #haircut #Scranton #newspaper #archives #library #davycrockett
Angelica Berardi, 14, of Archbald receives the eucharist during the Solemn Novena to St. Ann at St. Ann's Monastery and Shrine Basilica in Scranton on Tuesday. Read more at themes-tribune.com.
📸: Jack Danna Stevens / staff photographer

#Scranton
Nicole Polcino, English language arts teacher at NativityMiguel School of Scranton, works Thursday with sixth-grader Dorcas Mulonda, 11, during a summer session at the University of Scranton. Read more at thetimes-tribune.com. 📸: Butch Comegys / staff photographer

#Scranton #summersessions
Magician Steve Woyce looks for volunteers in the audience during a shark-themed magic show at the Lackawanna County Children's Library in Scranton on Sunday, July 8, 2018. 🦈 Read more at thetimes-tribune.com.
📸: Christopher Dolan / staff photographer 
#magicshow #Scranton
Wagons East - 
In today's Weekend Times, staff librarian @bgfulton writes about the Bicentennial Wagon Train that traveled the United States in 1975 & 1976. 
In late June 1976, the convoy of covered wagon stopped at the Viewmont Mall and Moscow en route to Valley Forge Military Park. 
The image shows a couple of wagoneers at the mall. 
To read the whole story visit thetimes-tribune.com
#localhistory #fourthofjuly
#1976 #newspaper #archives #library #librariansofinstagram 
#coveredwagon
A vacant home in Green Ridge nicknamed "castle house" may survive demolition after all. It is now up for sale. Read more at thetimes-tribune.com.
📸: Butch Comegys / staff photographer

#Scranton #forsale
Spruce Street, 3 pm
Volunteers prepare a tray of Gatorade on Sunday at the Keystone Mission on Olive Street in Scranton. Read more at thetimes-tribune.com. 📸: Christopher Dolan / staff photographer

#Scranton #heatwave