Play Ball

48 years ago today, the world’s largest air conditioned room (as it was called by The New York Times) was put into use for the first time. Players experimented with the use of orange balls for the sake of visibility. And there was a President among the spectators. On April 9, 1965, the Astrodome opened,…

WEST SCRANTON HIGH SCHOOL

Students from West Scranton High School took third place in the 4th annual Wilkes University IEEE Engineering Olympics. The team competed against eight other high schools in five events that challenged the students to use their knowledge, innovation and creativity.  Students had to solve engineering problems and construct a water turbine to produce electricity, a tower…

Getting Social

We are rather social beasts here at Paper Shop. We’re not only here on the phones Monday through Friday to take your ads and answer your questions, we’re also available on Facebook, Twitter & Google+. Don’t hesitate to comment, tweet or even message us – we’ve got a longtime Paper Shop employee manning the switches…

LACKAWANNA TRAIL HIGH SCHOOL

Lackawanna Trail High School Drama Club Director, Katie Lane, has been notified that the cast of “Little Shop of Horrors” was nominated for several awards from ESTA (Excellence in School Theater Arts). Trail was among five schools; Abington Heights, Riverside Jr./Sr., Scranton and Valley View High Schools, to be nominated for the awards. Trails’ nominations include Best Overall Production of a…

LACKAWANNA TRAIL HIGH SCHOOL

Lackawanna Trail High School English teacher Mary Zbegnier was notifed recently that her student, Kodi Rozanski, was recognized with a Regional Award in The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards of 2013. The award is presenter by the Allicance for Young Artists & Writers. Approximately 230,000 pieces were submitted to The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards of 2013 with only…

Let it shine!

We shine! Yeah, you already knew that, but we do it in even more ways than you might have expected. We not only shine at helping you sell your items, we also shine … your chrome? Yes. When you’re cleaning chrome on a truck, a car or even on an appliance or fixture, you need…

Fresh Air

We do our very best to be prepared for a fun & interesting broadcast every Saturday. We’re at the ESPN studio in the Times Building in downtown Scranton bright & early. Co-host Kim’s got both her information and her speaking voice all ready to go (possibly powered by caffeine). We’ve reminded people all week that…