Welcome to Access NEPA, a free entertainment news and features website that focuses on Northeast Pennsylvania. The site is home to a comprehensive calendar full of events from throughout the region. Our location-specific searchable calendar allows users from Pottsville to Peckville, from Hazleton to Hawley, from Forest City to Forty Fort to determine the parameters of how far out they want to search for things to do.
Here at the Early Access blog, we’ll share entertainment news, breaking news and more. You’ll also find other great local content at Access NEPA, including:
- Eat & Drink: Chef’s Table, profiling area restaurants; Local Flavor, our recipe contest; and Empty Bottles, which includes our wine and beer columns; and previews of food-centric events
- Health & Beauty: Hey, Beautiful, our local beauty blog, and Live Fit, a blog by two local trainers
- Screen Time: Take 2, our local movie blog, and Screen Time, featuring the latest film and TV reviews and stories
- Historically Hip: Pages from the Past, featuring Time Warp, This Day in History and other local history stories
- Sports & Outdoors: Penn State, High School Sports, Trail Mix, Outdoors, Penguins Insider and RailRiders blogs
- Causes & Benefits: In Times of Need, which profiles local people in need of help, and Talk of the Times, which looks at upcoming benefits and other fundraisers
- NEPA People: Up Close & Personal and NEPA People, which includes other profiles
- Opinion & Advice: Cheeky Chick and Pets blogs and Advice Goddess columns
While you’re here, check out our multimedia section to listen to our podcasts, view photo galleries, check out the videos on our YouTube channel and read InSites, our column reviewing websites and apps.
Caitlin Heaney West is the content editor for Access NEPA and oversees the Early Access blog in addition to working as a copy editor and staff writer for The Times-Tribune. An award-winning journalist, she is a summa cum laude graduate of Shippensburg University and also earned a master’s degree from Marywood University. Caitlin joined the Times-Shamrock family in 2009 and lives in Scranton. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org; 570-348-9100 x5107; or @cheaneywest