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Luxury downtown apartments in demand
News 5 days ago
Luxury downtown apartments in demand

The demand for new, luxury apartments in Scranton and Wilkes-Barre mirrors an overall growing preference toward renting, area real estate...

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High-end rentals on the rise
News 5 days ago
High-end rentals on the rise

High-end loft-style apartments are taking over in cities in Luzerne and Lackawanna counties and developers continue to plow ahead adding more....

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Mortgage rates drop to unprecedented lows
News 1 week ago
Mortgage rates drop to unprecedented lows

A silver lining has emerged from the coronavirus and economic anxiety people face: interest rates have dropped to unprecedented lows. Mortgage...

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People on the Move
News 1 week ago
People on the Move

Kathy Casarin is a Realtor, certified negotiation expert with the firm. She was named by Penn State Scranton as the 2019 Alumni of the Year for her...

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Ecommerce surges during coronavirus pandemic
News 2 weeks ago
Ecommerce surges during coronavirus pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic has caused a surge in demand from e-commerce shoppers. Amazon, which has a 650,000-square-foot fulfillment center in the...

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Small businesses tap creativity to reach customers amid statewide shutdown
News 2 weeks ago
Small businesses tap creativity to reach customers amid statewide shutdown

Gov. Tom Wolf's loaded request that all nonessential businesses shut their doors for a time could spell certain doom for small business owners who...

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Record consumer spending expected for St. Patrick's Day
News 2 weeks ago
Record consumer spending expected for St. Patrick's Day

Consumers and retailers are feeling lucky this St. Patrick's Day. Many people plan to don something green for the holiday and area stores have been...

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Home improvement stores gearing up for the springtime rush
News 3 weeks ago
Home improvement stores gearing up for the springtime rush

Home improvement retail giants Home Depot and Lowe's are gearing up for their busiest season: spring. Lowe's is looking to hire 150 associates for...

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Health care jobs in high demand at job fair
News 1 month ago
Health care jobs in high demand at job fair

PLAINS TWP. - Danny Piestrak of Ashley came to the Great Northeast Job Fair Wednesday at Mohegan Sun Pocono looking for a job doing landscaping or...

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Walgreens closing Green Ridge store March 2
News 1 month ago
Walgreens closing Green Ridge store March 2

SCRANTON - The Walgreens store in the city's Green Ridge section will close early next month. The store at Ross Avenue and Green Ridge Street,...

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Proposed UGI gas hike challenged
News 1 month ago
Proposed UGI gas hike challenged

The Pennsylvania Office of Consumer Advocate has filed a formal complaint against UGI's proposal to hike natural gas rates. UGI Utilities Gas...

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Gordmans store launches in Tunkhannock
News 1 month ago
Gordmans store launches in Tunkhannock

TUNKHANNOCK Gordmans, an off-price retailer under Stage Stores Inc. that replaced Peebles stores across the state, opened in town this week....

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Two Thai restaurants close in Luzerne County
News 1 month ago
Two Thai restaurants close in Luzerne County

Two Thai restaurants in Luzerne County have closed. NIT Thai Takeout on the Pittston Bypass in Pittston Twp. and Jasmine Thai Restaurant and Lounge...

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Branding a legacy: Jim Boscov talks about leading his family’s iconic department store
News 1 month ago
Branding a legacy: Jim Boscov talks about leading his family’s iconic department store

Around the time Al Boscov was leading the family's efforts to buy their namesake retail chain out of bankruptcy in 2008, he also was courting his...

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Warehouse plan needs zoning
News 1 month ago
Warehouse plan needs zoning

A New Jersey developer hopes to build a warehouse on land zoned for residential use near the FedEx ground distribution center on Freeport Road in...

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As department stores close, how is Boscov’s bucking the trend?
News 1 month ago
As department stores close, how is Boscov’s bucking the trend?

At one of the oldest Boscov's stores, shoppers browse clothes, jewelry and toys, walking beneath hanging neon signs and atop flooring that segues...

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Developer buys Wilkes-Barre law building
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Developer buys Wilkes-Barre law building

WILKES-BARRE - A New Jersey developer purchased the 10-story Rosenn Jenkins & Greenwald law building and plans to convert it to apartments or...

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State, local leaders tour cardboard manufacturer’s Pittston Twp. headquarters
News 2 months ago
State, local leaders tour cardboard manufacturer’s Pittston Twp. headquarters

PITTSTON TWP. - Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development Executive Deputy Secretary Neil Weaver came to Pittston Twp. on...

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Getting taken for a ride at the car repair shop
News 2 months ago
Getting taken for a ride at the car repair shop

Q: I take my two vehicles to a local car repair shop. They are "family owned" and have been in business a long time. They are endorsed by that...

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Getting taken for a rideat the car repair shop
News 2 months ago
Getting taken for a rideat the car repair shop

Q: I take my two vehicles to a local car repair shop. They are "family owned" and have been in business a long time. They are endorsed by that...

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Boscov’s to open Ohio location
News 2 months ago
Boscov’s to open Ohio location

Boscov's will open the company's 49th store and second location in Ohio at the Eastwood Mall Complex in the fall, said Jim Boscov, Boscov's...

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Sale finalized for Wilkes-Barre apartment project
News 3 months ago
Sale finalized for Wilkes-Barre apartment project

WILKES-BARRE A sale was finalized to convert the Courthouse Square Towers office building in Wilkes-Barre into upscale apartments. Dolores R. Koury...

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Business Buzz
News 3 months ago
Business Buzz

The Honesdale National Bank announced the opening of its Hallstead Office located at 313 Main St. in Hallstead (at Rose Street and Route 11). This...

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Popular Kingston restaurant still plans Electric City rebirth
News 3 months ago
Popular Kingston restaurant still plans Electric City rebirth

A popular Luzerne County restaurant's Scranton migration is getting closer. After losing its old location when the landlord spiked the rent,...

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South Scranton food service retailer closing soon
News 3 months ago
South Scranton food service retailer closing soon

A South Scranton retailer of restaurant-grade food and equipment will close at the start of the year. Employees at Maines Food & Party Warehouse,...

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People on the Move
News 3 months ago
People on the Move

Dennis A. Mooney, a senior vice president and associate broker, was appointed to a three-year term on the board of directors for Monroe County...

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Behind the Business: Amendolaro brings hard-to-find gifts and accessories to downtown shop
News 3 months ago
Behind the Business: Amendolaro brings hard-to-find gifts and accessories to downtown shop

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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Bravo to open supermarket in Wilkes-Barre
News 4 months ago
Bravo to open supermarket in Wilkes-Barre

WILKES-BARRE - Bravo Supermarket, an East Coast chain of independently owned supermarkets mainly targeting Hispanic customers, plans to open a...

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Domino's pizza empire growing in NEPA
News 4 months ago
Domino's pizza empire growing in NEPA

Northeast Pennsylvania has a growing appetite for Domino's, at least if you ask entrepreneur Seth Gollhardt. In February, Gollhardt bought the...

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Domino's empire growing in NEPA
News 4 months ago
Domino's empire growing in NEPA

Northeast Pennsylvania has a growing appetite for Domino's, at least if you ask entrepreneur Seth Gollhardt. In February, Gollhardt bought the...

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