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The Diamond City celebrates annual Oktoberfest

WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — It came a day early, but you won't hear anyone in the Diamond City complain as its third annual Oktoberfest kicked off in the city's downtown public square Saturday night.

The celebration traces back to Germany and took over downtown Wilkes-Barre. The city hosted its third annual Oktoberfest on Public Square.

The celebration was in full swing with multiple food trucks, vendors, and entertainers.

Visiting the past at history fair inside Viewmont Mall

Little Eric's Big Game Night in Wilkes-Barre

WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — A local foundation had its annual big fundraiser Saturday night and everyone came out a winner.

The "Little Eric's Foundation" held a big game night at the Wilkes-Barre Holiday Inn - East Mountain, rolling out a casino-themed event where everyone was playing for a cure.

The organization works to fund pediatric and brain cancer research, as well as help local families with a child going through treatment.

Founded by the parents of 14-year-old, Eric Speicher Jr., who died from brain cancer in 2013.


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