J.C. Penney Store Near Hazleton Slated to Close

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HAZLE TOWNSHIP — J.C. Penney has announced the business is closing over 30 stores across the country.  One of them expected to close is in Luzerne County.

The J.C. Penney store at the Laurel Mall outside Hazleton is on the list of the stores to close.  The company said it decided to shut down stores that aren’t doing enough business.

The date of the closure of the store near Hazleton has not been decided.