UPDATE: Deadly Crash on Route 209 in Monroe County

    EAST STROUDSBURG — Police in East Stroudsburg are still investigating what caused an early morning crash that left one person dead, another in the hospital, and several businesses without power. The deadly crash happened just after midnight, closing the road for more than eight hours. Passenger Darrell Tyree, 35, from East Stroudsburg, was thrown from […]

  • Arby’s Employees React to Sudden Store Closures

    Dozens of employees of one fast food chain are out of a job after at least six Arby’s restaurants in Northeastern and Central Pennsylvania suddenly shut down. The move is a shock for many of those employees who were blindsided by the news. Locations in Scranton, Kingston, Pine Grove, and in the Lycoming, Wyoming Valley, […]

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    Harry’s Grill to Close in Shamokin

    SHAMOKIN — The oldest restaurant in Shamokin is closing next month after more than 70 years in business. Harry’s Grill is known for serving fine food at coal region prices. It is the lunchtime rush at Harry’s Grill in Shamokin. Customers ordered their favorite items off the menu. “Oh I like the cheese steak, everything […]

  • Talkback 16: Roadwork, Casinos, Severe Weather

    In this edition of Talkback 16, callers discuss the upcoming paving project on Interstate 81, casinos closing in Atlantic City, and WNEP’s coverage of severe storm warnings.

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    Big Brothers Big Sisters Closes in Central PA

    SUNBURY — An agency in Central Pennsylvania that mentors girls and boys closed on Tuesday. It was the last day for Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Central Susquehanna Valley. Mindy Dull and Nyla Lopez-Melendez of Union County spent part of their afternoons swinging at a playground in New Columbia. “She’s too good. She doesn’t […]

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    Another Atlantic City Casino Plans to Close

    ATLANTIC CITY — It’s been a rough year for casinos in Atlantic City, and the city is going to lose another one of its gambling spots. This week Trump Entertainment Resorts announced it also plans to close a casino this year. Already this year the Atlantic Club closed in January. Revel is filing for bankruptcy […]

  • Storm Downs Trees, Damages Property in Poconos

    STROUDSBURG — A late night thunderstorm soaked a lot of the Poconos and caused damage to some homes and businesses. While the damage wasn’t widespread, folks still had a mess to clean up when they got out of bed this morning in Stroudsburg. Once the sun was out in Stroudsburg people hit hardest by the […]

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    Our Lady Of Mount Carmel Closing With Festival

    SHENANDOAH — Going out in style is what members of a century-old church in Schuylkill County plan to do. At the end of the month, Our Lady of Mount Carmel in Shenandoah will have its final mass, but not before a big festival next weekend. Organizers at Our Lady of Mount Carmel said they have […]

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    PJ’s In Peckville Closing For Good

    PECKVILLE — A business that’s been in Lackawanna County for about a half century is closing soon for good. PJ’s Home Center in Peckville notified customers this week it’s going out of business. The storefront at PJ’s Home Center on Sturges Road in Peckville is covered in ‘Going out of Business’ signs. While employees took […]

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    Cleanup Continues after Downtown Fire in Stroudsburg

    STROUDSBURG — A weekend fire in downtown Stroudsburg put a popular bakery out of commission and left about 20 tenants without a place to stay. Now other nearby businesses are stepping in to help out. Officials say that fire in Stroudsburg started early Sunday morning in an air conditioning unit behind Kitchen Chemistry, closing that […]

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    Beltzville Beach Gone To The Dogs

    BELTZVILLE STATE PARK — There is no swimming on this hot day at Beltzville State Park in Carbon County. High bacteria tests are to blame for closing the beach just before the Fourth of July. But now we found the park is trying something new to help keep the water clean: the beach has been […]

  • Final Mass at Holy Saviour

    WILKES BARRE — Catholics in part of Wilkes-Barre said good-bye to a church that has stood for more than a century in Luzerne County. Holy Saviour Church has been around since the late 19th century celebrating weddings and baptisms, and Sunday was its last mass. For generations, Holy Saviour Church in Wilkes-Barre’s East End has […]