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2014 Tour de Bill Bicycle Event Announced

14 weeks 6 days ago
Bicycle Williamsport - Saturday, June 7

Wegmans and the YMCA are organizing 2014's Tour de Bill bicycle event scheduled for Saturday, June 7, 2014. The event includes over 15 miles of bicycling together through Downtown Williamsport. All Proceeds benefit the Williamsport Branch YMCA Annual Campaign. See the flyer for all the details! 

Dancin Yankee Wins Again at Pocono

July 21, 2014

July 19, 2014

Dancin Yankee continued his dominance in 2014 at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs with a victory Saturday night in the featured Preferred pace. The race carried the night’s top purse of $25,000. more»

Matt Kakaley Wins 3,000th at Pocono

July 21, 2014

July 16, 2014

Matt Kakaley earned his 3,000th career driving victory aboard trotter Commander K on Wednesday night at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs. more»

Wakizashi Hanover Sets Track Record in Sire Stakes Win at Pocono

July 21, 2014

July 16, 2014

Wakizashi Hanover picked up a Pennsylvania Sire Stakes victory in track-record fashion on Wednesday night at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs. There were four Sire Stakes divisions held for 2-year-old colts and geldings on the pace, with purses ranging from $59,566 to $59,966. more»

Hall Of Terror Fastest Freshman in Stallion Series at Pocono

July 21, 2014

July 15, 2014

Hall Of Terror posted the fastest winning time among six $20,000 divisions of the Stallion Series on Tuesday night at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs. The races were for 2-year-old colts and geldings on the pace. more»

Paddle & Pedal: West Branch Susquehanna Sojourn

2 weeks 3 days ago
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The Susquehanna River is calling you! more»

Keystone Grand Ballroom Presents An Electrifying Entertainment Line-Up for Fall Season

July 7, 2014

WILKES-BARRE, PA – Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs brings an impressive line-up of live concerts this fall to the Keystone more»

McCarthy Captures Milestone Win at Pocono

July 7, 2014

July 2, 2014

Driver Andrew McCarthy scored a victory about Iaintnomomaluke in the sixth race at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs on Wednesday night for the 1,000th victory of his career. McCarthy, who has been a regular at Pocono for the past several years, had moved to 999 with a triple on Tuesday night before toppling the mark on Wednesday night. more»

Distaff Freshman Pacers in Pennsylvania All Stars Races at Pocono

July 7, 2014

July 1, 2014

Southwind Roulette posted the fastest winning time out of five $30,400 divisions of Pennsylvania All Stars races for 2-year-old pacing fillies on Tuesday night at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs. more»

Shake It Cerry Wins in Pennsylvania All Stars at Pocono

July 7, 2014

June 29, 2014

Shake It Cerry bounced back from her first loss of the 2014 season with a victory in a division of the Pennsylvania All Stars on Sunday night at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs. There were three $33,800 divisions of the All Stars races held at Pocono for 3-year-old trotting fillies. more»

Fireworks Scheduled For July 3rd At Mohegan Sun At Pocono Downs Rescheduled to July 10th

July 2, 2014

WILKES-BARRE, PA – Due to forecasted inclement weather, the fireworks show at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs scheduled for July 3rd will be postponed. The new date will be Thursday, July 10th at 9:30pm during Party on the Patio featuring Tramps Like Us- A Tribute to Bruce Springsteen. This will be an all-ages show. more»

Sun Stakes Saturday the fastest card ever!

June 25, 2014

The great card of racing this past Saturday at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs, primarily populated by elimination races for this Saturday’s $2.2M Sun Stakes Saturday, flirted with the divisional world record table on more than one occasion without any new names being set down, but the card as a whole did produce one record – according to the USTA’s Trotting and Pacing Guide, it was the fastest car more»

Designed To Be Matches World Record in Sire Stakes Win at Pocono

June 25, 2014

June 18, 2014

Designed To Be exorcised some demons in a big way by winning a Pennsylvania Sire Stakes race at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs on Tuesday night, matching a world record in the process. The race was one of two $98,100 Sire Stakes divisions held at Pocono for three-year-old trotting fillies. more»

Broadway Socks Wins Fourth Consecutive in Stallion Series at Pocono

June 25, 2014

June 17, 2014

Broadway Socks won a division of the Stallion Series on Tuesday night for her fourth consecutive win overall, highlighting the action for three-year-old trotting fillies at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs. There were six Stallion Series divisions held, each with a purse of $20,000. more»

Drop The Ball Coasts in Distaff Feature at Pocono

June 25, 2014

June 15, 2014

Drop The Ball coasted to an easy win Sunday Night in the featured Preferred Handicap pace for mares at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs. The race carried a purse of $25,000. more»

Muncy Historical Society’s “Under the Night Sky – Half the Park is After Dark” Event

4 weeks 3 days ago
Muncy Heritage Park visitors and residents can explore the wonders of the night sky when amateur astronomer Chris Della Piazza volunteers his expertise and offers a free astronomy program and telescope viewing. Photo credit: NPS photo by Michael Quinn.

Muncy Historical Society will host its second “Under the Night Sky” event at 9 p.m. Saturday, July 5. Chris Della Piazza, an amateur astronomer and astrophotographer, will lead the night-sky viewing program at the society’s Heritage Park and Nature Trail location, 601 Pepper St., Muncy.

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Colleen Hoover, Jamie McGuire And Abbi Glines Host Winning Authors Event At Mohegan Sun At Pocono Downs

June 20, 2014

Atria Indie authors will discuss and sign their latest “New Adult” genre novels on September 3rd in the Grand Keystone Ballroom more»

Father Patrick returns to Pocono

June 13, 2014

– Father Patrick, the three-year-old trotting colt who in many people’s minds is the early favorite for 2014 Harness Horse of the Year, takes his personal Pennsylvania barnstorming tour to Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs Saturday night to contest the fifth race, one of three divisions of a $216,900 Pennsylvania Sire Stakes event.  more»

Long Shot Sneakin Caviar Upsets in Stallion Series at Pocono

June 13, 2014

June 11, 2014

A victory by 42-1 long shot Sneakin Caviar highlighted Stallion Series action on Wednesday night at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs. There were five $20,000 divisions held for three-year-old trotting colts and geldings. more»

Aracache Hanover Wins Pocono Feature

June 13, 2014

June 7, 2014

Aracache Hanover toughed it out on the front end to beat an exceptional group of pacers in the $25,000 featured Preferred pace on Saturday night at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs. more»

Williamsport Proud Group gathers, walks and enjoys Memorial Park together.

6 weeks 4 days ago

Saturday, June 7, 2014, a new community group, "Williamsport Proud", gathered at Williamsport City Hall and walked to Memorial Park. Once there, they tried to play some basketball, using their own equpiment, but were stopped due to permit issues.

Their Facebook page is https://www.facebook.com/pages/Williamsport-Proud/730449333681733 

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Continual Velocity Upsets in Pocono Feature

June 3, 2014

June 1, 2014

Continual Velocity parlayed a pocket trip into a stunning upset in Sunday night’s featured Preferred pace for mares at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs. The race carried a purse of $25,000. more»

Shake It Cerry Triumphant at Pocono

June 3, 2014

May 25, 2014

Shake It Cerry returned to the scene of her Breeders Crown win a year ago with a dominating victory in the Historic Series Coaching Club Oaks on Sunday night at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs. The race, part of the Grand Circuit series, was one of two divisions held on the night for 3-year-old trotting fillies, each of which carried a purse of $33,212. more»

Somewhereovrarainbow Sets World Record for Distaff Pacers at Pocono

June 3, 2014

May 25, 2014

Somewhereovrarainbow paced faster than any distaff pacer on a 5/8-mile oval in history in winning a $25,000 Preferred pace for mares on Sunday night at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs. more»

JK Endofanera and Seventh Secret Win Pocono Cup Divisions

June 3, 2014

May 24, 2014

JK Endofanera and Seventh Secret impressively captured divisions of the Pocono Cup in the Historic Series on Saturday night at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs. The Grand Circuit races were for 3-year-old colts and geldings on the pace. more»

Father Patrick Starts Off 2014 with a Romp at Pocono

June 3, 2014

May 21, 2014

Father Patrick’s sophomore season picked up where his 2-year-old campaign left off, as the trotting superstar coasted to an easy win in a $37,262 division of the Dickerson Cup in the Historic Series on Wednesday night at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs. more»

Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs Week in Review

June 3, 2014

May 17-23, 2014

In this space, we usually hand out the Weekly Awards. But every now and again, we deviate from our formula due to something special taking place at the track. In this case, it was Saturday night’s racing card, which featured the first appearance of the Pennsylvania Sire Stakes, a world-record performance, and a young driver who nearly stole the show from everybody. more»

Katie Said and Fancy Desire Win in Historic Series at Pocono

June 3, 2014

May 20, 2014

Katie Said and Fancy Desire picked up victories in divisions of the Ladyship Stakes in the Historic Series at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs on Tuesday night. The races for 3-year-old pacing fillies are part of the Grand Circuit and each carried a purse of $34,712. more»

Seasonal Debuts Highlight Pennsylvania Sire Stakes Action at Pocono

May 30, 2014

May 17, 2014

Despite making their first starts of 2014, Tellitlikeitis and Somestarsomewhere delivered stellar winning performances Saturday night in Pennsylvania Sire Stakes action for three-year-old colts and geldings on the pace at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs. There were four Sire Stakes divisions held on the night, with purses ranging from $66,363 to $66,763. more»

Dancin Yankee Matches World Record at Pocono

May 30, 2014

May 17, 2014

Dancin Yankee won the $25,000 Preferred pace on Saturday night at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs, but the real story was his time, which was the fastest ever at Pocono and matched the world record for fastest pace on a 5/8-mile oval. more»

Stevensville Stars in Stallion Series at Pocono

May 30, 2014

May 14, 2014

Stevensville posted the fastest winning time among five divisions of the Stallion Series on Wednesday night at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs. The races were for three-year-old colts and geldings on the pace, and each carried a purse of $20,000. more»

Classic Martine Sets World Record at Pocono

May 30, 2014

May 10, 2014

Classic Martine trotted faster than any distaff trotter on a 5/8-mile oval in harness racing history on Saturday night when she rolled to victory in a $25,000 Preferred trot at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs. more»

Dancin Yankee Dominant in Van Rose Memorial at Pocono

May 30, 2014

May 3, 2014       

Dancin Yankee built up a huge lead and coasted home to victory in the $50,000 Van Rose Memorial pace on Saturday night at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs. The race is held each year in honor of Van Rose, a longtime Northeastern Pennsylvania sportswriter and chronicler of the Pocono racing wars. more»

Things Heat Up at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs

May 21, 2014

Annual Hot Summer Fun celebrations return featuring hot entertainment, dining specials and a chance to win  $100,000 cash!   more»

Mohegan Sun At Pocono Downs Heats Up With An Exciting Summertime Entertainment Line-Up

May 21, 2014

WILKES-BARRE, PA  - Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs brings an electrifying line-up of live concerts and comedians this summer. From shows inside the new event center within the Keystone Grand Ballroom to Wise Crackers, Party on the Patio and more, there are over 30 performances already secured at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs this summer with more to be announced throughout the summer. more»

It’s Manic Mondays This Summer at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs

May 21, 2014

Dueling Cash Cubes, Free Slot Play and so much more as part of Hot Summer Fun Celebrations     more»

Double Down With Table Tuesdays at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs

May 21, 2014

WILKES-BARRE, PA  – Double down at each Tuesday this summer at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs with Table Tuesdays featuring special Blackjack Tournaments, Tables 101 and more. more»

It’s Winning Wednesdays at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs This Summer

May 21, 2014

WILKES-BARRE, PA  – Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs has your cure for the midweek blues with Winning Wednesdays. Throughout the summer, guests will have the opportunity to win cash, free slot play and more. more»

Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs is Throwing it Back on Thursdays This Summer

May 21, 2014

WILKES-BARRE, PA – Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs is throwing it down with Throwback Thursdays. Throughout Hot Summer Fun, guests can enjoy a number of different promotions and specials all while having the chance to win some serious cash. more»

Anything Can Happen This Summer at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs

May 21, 2014

WILKES-BARRE, PA  – The weekend starts early this summer at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs with Fabulous Fridays when Anything Canmore»

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