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  • Community Related Winter Weather Announcements

    Community-Related Weather Announcements

    Here are some community announcements regarding closings, parking bans, and other changes due to the winter weather expected to come our way. Check back for the latest updates.

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    Community-Related Weather Announcements

    Here are some community announcements regarding closings, parking bans, and other changes due to the winter weather expected to come our way. Check back for the latest updates.

  • Three Restaurants Closing in Wilkes-Barre

    WILKES-BARRE — Two restaurants in Wilkes-Barre will soon be closing and another one just shut down within the past week. Maer’s Barbeque on South Main Street, just off Public Square, is no longer open for business. The restaurant has been part of the downtown dining scene for the past three years. And on Kidder Street, […]

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    Bank Branch Is Latest Closure in Newfoundland

    DREHER TOWNSHIP — A bank that’s been a fixture in part of Wayne County for decades will close later this year. But the PNC Bank branch is the latest in a long list of businesses closing their doors in Newfoundland. The PNC Bank covers two corners of the busy intersection in the village. By the […]

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    Two Teen Clothing Stores File for Bankruptcy

    LACKAWANNA¬†COUNTY — The Viewmont Mall is nearing the end of the first phase of a major renovation project to bring new and bigger stores, but some customers are focusing on bad news brought on by forces the mall can’t control. “I was actually shocked, my mom showed me the sign and I was almost in […]

  • Former High School Coach Guilty Of Having Sex With Student

    WILKES-BARRE — A jury in Luzerne County found a former high school wrestling coach guilty of having sex with a female student a decade ago. Friday night that jury returned that verdict against Stephen Stahl after two hours of deliberations. Surrounded by his family and friends, Stephen Stahl had nothing to say as he left […]

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    Transformation Of Old Building In Montrose

    MONTROSE — There has been a transformation at an old manufacturing facility in Susquehanna County. The new owner is holding an open house Saturday to show the Montrose community the changes to what was a tannery, and then a printing facility. Work crews are still busy on parts of what is now called Tannery Place. […]

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    UPDATE: Accused Educator Found Guilty

    WILKES-BARRE — UPDATE: 8:43PM A¬† jury has found Stephen Stahl, a former wrestling coach, guilty of corruption of minors. ======================================================================= A former wrestling coach accused of having a sexual affair with a 16-year-old student took the witness stand Friday to say it never happened. But some other testimony in court late Friday afternoon, casts doubt […]

  • Jim Thorpe Gift Shop Must Move Out

    JIM THORPE — Beth Beers grew up in the aisles of Everything Nice. Her mother Judy opened the gift shop on Susquehanna Street back in 1984. Now, Beers is preparing to leave the space that has been like a second home. Her mother died from breast cancer in December and last week her landlord told […]

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    Irish Import Gift Shop Closing

    ASHLEY — One of the last remaining retail businesses on Main Street in one Luzerne County community is closing. The owners of Clarke’s Irish Imports and Flower Shop in Ashley have given up their fight to stay open. Between a harsh economic climate over the past few years and a shift in the way shoppers […]

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    Pocono Schools Closed By Icy Weather

    STROUDSBURG — It was the question of the morning: how are the roads? The Stroudsburg area got hit with it all early Monday, a short burst of snow, followed by sleet, rain, and freezing rain. The roads in downtown Stroudsburg received generally decent reviews. Traffic moved and public transportation was up and running. Pocono schools […]

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    Four Gas Stations Closed Near Pottsville

    POTTSVILLE — Four Exxon Mobil gas stations and convenience stores have closed their doors, some of them just this week, with little warning to those who live in and around this part of Schuylkill County. “They never have no gas. Either they have no cigarettes or they have no gas. Or they have gas and […]