Sunday, October 19, 2008

Adding to the Cacophony

Scranton: The Election City

This site is tracking the national candidates visits to the Electric city. Evie Rafalko McNulty is on board the Obama campaign after supporting Hillary in the primary. So much for PUMA.

Joe Valenti is covering the Luzerne county shennanigans, the US House race and the Pittston Area School Board plus much more.

The Kid from Northeastern PA

When I was playing baseball in college a couple of my buddies thought I had the pitching mechanics of, well, a kid. They also said I didn't have a problem calling it like I see it.

Dr Joe is looking fit

I did it, if you follow my plan, you can do it too. I will help you shout for all to hear, “I was Fat Then but I am Fit Now!”

Fat than thin Now

Norton is back

Our old friend Norton The Blogger has started a new sight after going underground after his outstanding coverage of the 2006 race in the PA 20th Senatorial District. Buzz the intern is part of the new sight but no word yet if Mark Felt, Yuri Andropov and Alexander Haig will be doing his research.

The new effort is:


His old sight, 20th Senatorial, is still out there and just for shits and giggles you may want to read this post about the argument Russ Bigus and Dave Medeira had over who had killed the most animals in their lives. It's one of my favorites:

Bigus and Madeira to Duel

Sunday, October 05, 2008

Upcoming Events in Wyalusing


North Branch Arts Festival and Art Trail- Most events occur all day Saturday, October 11 on Main Street in Wyalusing, PA, however art trail and other activities go Friday through Sunday on Columbus Day weekend between Wilkes-Barre and Mansfield and nearby towns- following US RTE 6 and the Susquehanna River. The weekend features 27 venues- galleries, museums and art studio openings throughout the region.

Arts and crafts fill Wyalusing's Main Street on Saturday with an amazing line up of FREE entertainment including local singers, regional dance troupes, puppeteers, classical guitarists, folk music, gypsy jazz, pop rock, blues and swing. Barbeque Chicken served all day along with many other delicious treats. Pumpkin painting contest and pie contest too!

Applications are now available for artists and crafts vendors. For information and to view the exciting schedule visit or 746-4922.


Honoring the Susquehanna River Spirits- A celebration, and creative rejuvenation ceremony to honor the river. This unique event is open to all- on Sunday afternoon (Oct 12) at 5 p.m., at the "River Eddy" on the Tom McCarty property in Sugar Run, PA.

PROGRAM INFO: Contact Joseph at 570.454.6491 or Em: for free information about our work. NOTE THAT the work is neither religious nor Pagan, just essential Spirit stuff common to all.

Just down river from Wyalusing. Go through Sugar Run on Rte 187 and bear left after Endless Mountain Outfitters and turn left after the crossing the creek bridge. FREE.


15th Annual Poetry Reading- Follows the River Ceremony at 7 p.m. Bring a folding Chair. In the event of rain- reading to be in Wyalusing at the Masonic Lodge on Church Street. FREE! Interested poets call Brian Keeler- 746-1187 or


6th annual North Branch Triathlon in Wyalusing, PA. Saturday morning, October 11. The event features a 4.5 mi. run, a 4.6 mi. downriver paddle (kayak or canoe) and a 15.3 mi. bike race on mostly flat roads. Early registration is highly recommended to allow for smooth operation of the event.

Registration may be done on line at or stop in the GWCC office (M-F 9 to 4:30) to pick up your form. Greater Wyalusing Chamber of Commerce, 121 Main St, Wyalusing, PA 18853. 570-746-4922 or