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    Longtime Bridal Stores Closing in Lackawanna County

    OLYPHANT — If you grew up in Lackawanna County, you probably know someone who shopped at Sullum’s of Olyphant. It has been around since 1920, and over the year’s it has become a landmark and an iconic shop for bridal and prom dresses. “You got quality for your dollar. They were known from that,” Joseph […]

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    Attorney General Kathleen Kane Trial Goes to Jury

    NORRISTOWN — A jury in Montgomery County is now deliberating the fate of Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane. The Scranton native is charged with perjury and obstruction, accused of leaking confidential documents to a newspaper reporter and then lying about it to a grand jury. Jurors began deliberating around 3 p.m. Monday. They are looking […]

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    Distribution Center in Schuylkill County to Close

    POTTSVILLE — The Gordon Food Service Distribution Center in the Pottsville area will be closing. Layoffs are expected to  begin in November. 120 people who work in warehouse and transportation positions will be let go. Gordon serves food service customers in the northeast, but the company believes it just isn’t cost effective to keep the […]

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    Macy’s to Close 100 Stores

    In a sign of how dramatically the retail shopping landscape is changing, Macy’s is closing 100 of its stores nationwide. Macy’s announced the closures Thursday. They represent about 15% of all Macy’s department stores. The iconic retailer did not disclose the locations of stores, but said most of them will be shut down in early […]

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    Oldest Business In Shenandoah Closing

    SHENANDOAH — The oldest business in Shenandoah is closing after a 116 year run. The business was started in 1900 by Gregario Talerico after he immigrated from Italy. He opened Talerico’s shoe repair shop on Coal Street in Shenandoah. The business has been run by three generations of Talerico’s. It’s now by Tom Talerico, 68. […]

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    Popular Local Chain ‘What The Fork’ Closes

    WILKES-BARRE — A popular food truck and restaurant business has closed abruptly, leaving many people to wonder what happened to “What The Fork?” At first glance, the “What The Fork” storefront just appears like it’s closed for the day, so it comes as a surprise to many to find out this restaurant, along with the […]

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    Partial Closure of Route 118 Over Harveys Creek Expected Starting Sunday

    LEHMAN TOWNSHIP — A section of Route 118 is expected to be  under construction this weekend in Luzerne County. Starting Sunday, crews plan to close part of Route 118 in the Back Mountain to replace a bridge over Harveys Creek. “If we wait until there’s a problem, then it becomes much more expensive and then […]

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    Stores Back Open After Flooding

    HAZLE TOWNSHIP — Heavy rain on Monday led to flooding in parts of Luzerne County, closing a shopping mall near Hazleton. Some stores are back open for business, less than a day after heavy rain flooded the Church Hill Mall. Monday evening, many of the stores were left cleaning up, but now they’re all getting […]

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    Flash Flooding Closes Church Hill Mall near Hazleton

    UPDATE: The Church Hill Mall reopened Tuesday morning. HAZLE TOWNSHIP — Flash flooding led to terrible road conditions and the closing of a shopping mall near Hazleton. Employees at Thomas’ Family Market on North Church Street in Hazle Township say a steady downpour of rain led to large amount of water coming into the store. […]

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    Pilot Makes Emergency Landing at Honesdale Golf Club

    TEXAS TOWNSHIP — A single-engine plane made an emergency landing in Wayne County Monday night. The pilot was flying from Wisconsin to upstate New York and saw storm clouds closing in and put the World War I replica plane on the fairway at the Honesdale Golf Club shortly after 8 p.m. He was not injured, […]

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    Two Dead, Multiple Injured after Shooting Outside Florida Nightclub

    FORT MYERS — The two people killed outside a Florida nightclub’s teen party were teenagers, Fort Myers police said. Sean Archilles, 14, and Ste’fan Strawder, 18, were shot to death Monday morning in the parking lot of Club Blu Bar and Grill, police said. At least 16 others, ages 12 to 27, were wounded in the […]


    Hillary Clinton picks Sen. Tim Kaine as running mate

    FLORIDA — Hillary Clinton announced Friday that she will be running with Virginia Senator Tim Kaine as her vice presidential running mate. The announcement came during her “Stronger Together” rally in Tampa, Florida. I'm thrilled to announce my running mate, @TimKaine, a man who's devoted his life to fighting for others. -H — Hillary […]