Events Listings: March 27 to April 2, 2015

THIS WEEK: March 27 to April 2, 2015Western Movie Series, a screening of “Dodge City” (1939) starring Erroll Flynn and Olivia de Havilland. Osterhout Free Library, 71 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. 2 p.m. March 27. Free popcorn. 570-823-0156.Fitness Fridays at the YMCA, a 45-minute introduction to piloxing, a mix of Pilates, boxing and dance. Sponsored by the West Pittston Library at the Pitt...

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Concert Listings: March 27 to April 2, 2015

THIS WEEK: March 27 to April 2, 2015Open Mic Night, with performances by musicians, poets, comedians and more with special guests the Breaking Ground Poets. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. March 27 with signups at 6:30 p.m. and event at 7 p.m. Free. 570-996-1500.Marc Berger, music inspired by the American West. With guitarist Rich DePaolo. The BookHouse, Eastern Monroe Public Library, 1002 N. Ninth St., S...

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Stage Listings: March 27 to April 2, 2015

THIS WEEK: March 27 to April 2, 2015How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, the musical comedy about a young window cleaner who begins a meteoric rise to become vice president of advertising at the World-Wide Wicket Company. Performed by students ages 13 to 18 of the KISS Theatre Company, East End Centre, East End Blvd., Wilkes-Barre. 7 p.m. March 27; 2 and 7 p.m. March 28; 2 p.m. March 29. 484-653-9553 o...

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Exhibit Listings: March 27 to April 2, 2015

THIS WEEK: March 27 to April 2, 2015How Hazleton Inspired My Art and My Painting, a talk by Michael Apichella, former Hazleton resident now living in Europe. Hazleton Art League, 225 E. Broad St. 7 p.m. March 27. $10. 570-817-1075.Senior Art Exhibition, a group show by majors in art education, art therapy, graphic design, illustration, painting and sculpture. Mahady Gallery, Shields Center for Visual Art...

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Outdoors Listings: March 27 to April 2, 2015

THIS WEEK: March 27 to April 2, 2015Signs of Spring on the Farm, an exploration of early spring flowers, wildlife happenings and more on the trails of Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm, 247 Quiet Valley Road, Stroudsburg. 2 to 4 p.m. March 28. $5. Registration: 570-629-3061.Fly Fishing,an introductory program on equipment, casting, strategy, fly-tying and more. Kettle Creek Environmental Education Cent...

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Reads Listings: March 27 to April 2, 2015

THIS WEEK: March 27 to April 2, 2015The Breaking Ground Poets, a poetry reading of original works by the Tunkhannock-based group along with open-mic performers. Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock. 7 p.m. March 27. Free. 570-996-1500.The Breaking Ground Poets, readings by the competitive youth performance group based in Tunkhannock. Hoyt Library, 284 Wyoming Ave., Kingston. 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. M...

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Kids Listings: March 27 to April 2, 2015

THIS WEEK: March 27 to April 2, 2015Easter Egg Hunt, the annual event for ages 3 through 12. Back Mountain Harvest Assembly, 340 Carverton Road, Trucksville. March 28 with registration at 9:30 a.m. and event at 10 a.m. Sponsored by the Downtown Business Association. 570-696-1128.

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King’s unveils new athletics logo

Leo the Lion has a new look.King’s publicly released its new athletic logo on Thursday as the school continues a rebranding effort that included a new academic logo in the fall.Designed by Creative Communications Associates, the Monarchs’ updated mark shifts from the old full-body lion leaning against a large ‘K’ to a close-up of the mascot’s face.Like the former logo, Leo still wears his crown and maintains the snarl on his face....

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New York City fire, building collapse injure 2 critically

NEW YORK — An apartment building on fire near New York University collapsed on Thursday, two nearby buildings began burning and several people were injured, firefighters said.Orange flames and black smoke billowed from the facade and roof of the five-story building in Manhattan, near several NYU buildings and the Washington Square Park area. Flames were spreading to other buildings.Firefighters said at least 12 people were hurt, three critically, and other people w...

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Plymouth fire chief: 3-alarm house fire that displaced five caused by ash from wood burner

PLYMOUTH — A blaze that forced a family of five from their home early Thursday morning started when cinders from a wood burner were placed on the front porch, fire officials said.Plymouth Fire Chief William Evans said the 3-alarm blaze originated after a bucket of ash from the family’s wood burner was placed outside as the family prepared to leave for work. It was unclear Thursday afternoon whether the bucket was metal or plastic, he said.Evans said no one wa...

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