Enthusiasts raise awareness of amateur radio

Enthusiasts raise awareness of amateur radio

BY JOHN E. USALIS “Amateur radio” or “ham radio” began more than a century ago, but even after all that time with technological advancements, hobbyists still play a significant role in keeping communications available during major emergencies. From 2 p.m. Saturday to...
Meet Sean Wolfe

Meet Sean Wolfe

As a college student, Sean Wolfe discovered there was more to beer than using it as a means to get drunk. Instead, he developed an appreciation for its flavors and became a home brewer. He founded and is president of the Scranton Brewer’s Guild and is the beer...
Faberge Follies marks 30th year

Faberge Follies marks 30th year

BY JILL WHALEN Miss Faberge was just a toddler when she was leading dance lessons from the front porch of her childhood home. “I was born to dance,” she smiled. “I’ve forever been a dancer.” The Zion Grove native and Hazleton resident earned a college degree in...
Meet Amanda Rogan

Meet Amanda Rogan

Amanda Rogan is a self-taught ukulele player and singer-songwriter in indie-folk band Sweetnest, which released its first album, “Until Now,” last year. She performs as the Sweetnest duo with lead guitarist Matt Malone, and the full band includes Steve...