Best of 2017

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SIMPLY THE BEST It’s time to announce Electric City’s Best of 2017 Readers’ Poll winners. Each year, we highlight the fantastic people, places and things we love in Northeast Pennsylvania. Voters registered online at, created a user profile (read more)

Fifth generation of McDermott family leading ‘Bottler’s’ pub

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Customers have headed to McDermott’s Pub in Jermyn to grab drinks or a quick meal for more than a century. Though, patrons might not know it by its official name. “It’s named after our (McDermott) family, but people know it by ‘Bottler’s,’” said former ow (read more)

At long ‘Last’: 10 things you need to know before seeing 'Star Wars' sequel

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Starry sequel “Star Wars” fans eager to learn the fate of Rey, Finn, Luke, Leia and the series’ other heroes need only wait a few more hours. The eagerly anticipated sequel to 2015’s “The Force Awakens,” “Star Wars: The Last Jedi,” arrives in theaters Thu (read more)


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A MUSICAL CELEBRATION OF CHRISTMAS Head to Clark Summit University, 538 Venard Road, South Abington Twp., for “A Musical Celebration of Christmas” this weekend in its historic Murphy Memorial Library. Presented by the university’s Department of Music, the (read more)