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Enormous warehouse on its way to Jessup
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Enormous warehouse on its way to Jessup

JESSUP - A prolific commercial developer from Dallas, Texas, is building 1 million square feet of industrial warehouse with nobody to fill it yet....

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The state of malls throughout Northeast Pennsylvania varies
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The state of malls throughout Northeast Pennsylvania varies

Clothing retailer PacSun is the latest to put up "store closing" signs at the Wyoming Valley Mall in Wilkes-Barre Twp. The store has been...

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Region’s jobless rate 4.8%
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Region’s jobless rate 4.8%

The unemployment rate in the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre/Hazleton area has dropped from a high of 9.7 percent in January 2013 to 4.8 percent in March,...

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BKV complex gets okay from Wyoming County Planning Commission
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BKV complex gets okay from Wyoming County Planning Commission

TUNKHANNOCK TWP. - A natural gas industry operator's plans for a proposed $5 million office/warehouse complex received preliminary approval with...

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Concept of
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Concept of "big box" changing in NEPA

SCRANTON - The meaning of "big box" is changing. Historically, the term described major retailers in the vein of Walmart and Best Buy. However, it...

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NorthPoint Development buys 70 acres in Valley View Business Park
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NorthPoint Development buys 70 acres in Valley View Business Park

A Missouri developer intends to build a 1-million-square-foo­t warehouse in the Valley View Business Park. Kansas City-based NorthPoint Development...

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Final page for Tuhkhannock book store
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Final page for Tuhkhannock book store

TUNKHANNOCK - It's the final chapter for Just One More Page Books. The store at 25 E. Tioga St. is closing at the end of April. Owner Laura Wulff...

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Retirement communities are popping up everywhere. Is that good or bad?
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Retirement communities are popping up everywhere. Is that good or bad?

TAYLOR - By the end of the year, Lackawanna County should have at least 250 new apartment units across two sprawling complexes. That might sound...

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Business Buzz
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Business Buzz

Lacawac Sanctuary is currently seeking funding from the Commonwealth of Pa.'s Department of Conservation and Natural Resources and from private...

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People on the Move
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People on the Move

The bank honored three local bankers for their achievements at its gala on Feb. 9 at the Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple. Michelle...

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Final page for Tuhkhanncok book store
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Final page for Tuhkhanncok book store

TUNKHANNOCK - It's the final chapter for Just One More Page Books. The store at 25 E. Tioga St. is closing at the end of April. Owner Laura Wulff...

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Business Buzz
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Business Buzz

McDonald's of Greater Scranton Area announces a scholarship for students of Luzerne County Community College. The Mueller family, owners and...

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People on the Move
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People on the Move

Cardiologist Michael Rupp, M. D., has been selected to serve on the Community Health Systems Drug Eluting Stent Supply Chain Physician Advisory...

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Lawn product supplier opening distribution center
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Lawn product supplier opening distribution center

PITTSTON TWP. - A top supplier of lawn and garden products to independent garden centers and landscape wholesale commercial yards throughout the U....

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Keeping it small and local
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Keeping it small and local

Small business Main Hardware and Supply Co. in Wilkes-Barre is successful in standing out from big chains. Owner Larry Stirewalt said one of the...

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National trends shape area retail landscape
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National trends shape area retail landscape

SCRANTON - Retirement does not suit Marie Batyko. The 80-year-old Scranton resident went from working for 33 years, from 1968 to 2001, at one of...

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Warehousing, transportation industries rapidly expanding in NEPA
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Warehousing, transportation industries rapidly expanding in NEPA

DUNMORE - Scot Hartman drove his first big rig when he was only 13. Now 58, the Dunmore resident and Road Scholar Transport driver spent the past...

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Workers turn to nontraditional jobs to supplement incomes
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Workers turn to nontraditional jobs to supplement incomes

Many workers today have turned to companies offering flexible schedules and independence for extra income. This "gig economy" - driven by such...

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Vegan cafe, student apartments planned in downtown Wilkes-Barre
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Vegan cafe, student apartments planned in downtown Wilkes-Barre

WILKES-BARRE - A vegan cafe and more apartments for Wilkes University students are coming to downtown Wilkes-Barre. Jason Griggs, a member of...

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Payless ShoeSource to close all 2,300 stores
News 3 months ago
Payless ShoeSource to close all 2,300 stores

Payless ShoeSource plans to close all of its roughly 2,300 stores when it files for bankruptcy later this month, according to media reports....

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Scranton developer eyes former Bethlehem theater
News 3 months ago
Scranton developer eyes former Bethlehem theater

The long-shuttered Boyd Theatre, once a beloved vaudeville and movie house in center city, will be demolished to make way for a $22 million...

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Honesdale coffee roaster taps market between luxury and necessity
News 3 months ago
Honesdale coffee roaster taps market between luxury and necessity

HONESDALE - Travis Rivera has a bold position. He proclaims that roasters in this century are making better coffee than any other time in history....

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Walmart launches virtual reality training and other innovations
News 3 months ago
Walmart launches virtual reality training and other innovations

My Town: Read and comment on news, sports, features and opinion from your local community: News Flash: Get news alerts from the Times-Tribune on...

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Barnes & Noble officially opens to the public
News 3 months ago
Barnes & Noble officially opens to the public

WILKES-BARRE TWP. — Loyal Barnes & Noble customer Mary Hurlbutt was the first one through the doors Wednesday morning as the store in the Arena Hub...

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Sears warehouse in Hanover Twp. closing
News 4 months ago
Sears warehouse in Hanover Twp. closing

The massive Sears warehouse that spreads through Hanover Twp., Sugar Notch and Warrior Run is closing in May and more than 120 people are losing...

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Leases, used car sales could be hurt by tax refunds
News 4 months ago
Leases, used car sales could be hurt by tax refunds

The warnings flashed a few years back: 2019 was to be a year of the “lease tsunami.” A glut of cars, trucks and SUVs leased a few years ago are set...

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Wilkes group secures record $18M in loans for small businesses
News 4 months ago
Wilkes group secures record $18M in loans for small businesses

After Northeast Fitness in Mountain Top closed, Fairview Twp. resident Dan Cronauer wanted to start another gym in the area. Thanks to help he...

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New grocery store in Scranton brings food, pharmacy within walking distance
News 4 months ago
New grocery store in Scranton brings food, pharmacy within walking distance

SCRANTON — A new grocery store and pharmacy opened at 940 Jefferson Ave. on Tuesday. The grocery store, an affiliate of the Valley Mart gas...

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Potential Sands' buyer unveils plans for Bethlehem Steel property
News 4 months ago
Potential Sands' buyer unveils plans for Bethlehem Steel property

ASSOCIATED PRESS FILE Patrons play slot machines at the Sands Casino Resort in Bethlehem. Las Vegas Sands Corp. is selling its Bethlehem casino to...

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Discount chain releases more details on plans for former Dickson City Toys R Us store
News 4 months ago
Discount chain releases more details on plans for former Dickson City Toys R Us store

A Rhode Island-based discount chain has purchased six former Toys R Us stores, including two in Northeastern Pennsylvania. Ocean State Job Lot, a...

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