Lackawanna County’s annual tree lighting ceremony takes place at 5:30 p.m. on Courthouse Square. The ceremony features a performance by the Catholic Choral Society and blessing by Monsignor Joseph Kelly.
The University of Scranton Players kick off a four-day run of George Bernard Shaw’s “Pygmalion” tonight at 8 p.m. at the Joseph M. McDade Center for the Literary and Performing Arts. Word is that Shaw’s play, which later became “My Fair Lady,” used a plot from Greek mythology.
It’s First Friday in downtown Scranton again, so take a free trolley ride, visit an art exhibition, grab a bite to eat at Eden, the new Vegan café, or – better yet for area merchants – buy some Christmas gifts.
Scranton realtors celebrate a good year — Page 3A
Obituaries — Page 8A
Nation’s economic picture darkens as holidays approach — Page 11A