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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 
#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 -

#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
📸: Jack Danna Stevens / staff photographer

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 📸: 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
📸: 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
#localhistory #fourthofjuly
#1976 #newspaper #archives #library #librariansofinstagram 
A vacant home in Green Ridge nicknamed "castle house" may survive demolition after all. It is now up for sale. Read more at
📸: Butch Comegys / staff photographer

#Scranton #forsale
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Volunteers prepare a tray of Gatorade on Sunday at the Keystone Mission on Olive Street in Scranton. Read more at 📸: Christopher Dolan / staff photographer

#Scranton #heatwave