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The Office Star Visits the Electric City
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The Office Star Visits the Electric City
Source WNEP.com

SCRANTON, Pa. -- Brian Baumgartner is known worldwide to fans of the hit tv show The Office as Kevin Malone. The fictional show centers around a...

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Mixed Reaction to Giant Announcement in Pocono Summit
News 1 week ago
Mixed Reaction to Giant Announcement in Pocono Summit
Source WNEP.com

POCONO SUMMIT, Pa. — Weis, Walmart, ShopRite and Aldi’s are all within minutes of each other in the Mount Pocono area. Soon, another big-name...

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New Giant Food Store to Open in Monroe County
News 2 weeks ago
New Giant Food Store to Open in Monroe County
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TOBYHANNA TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- A new grocery store is planned in Monroe County. Giant Food Stores say it will be built in Pocono Summit along Route 940...

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Pier 1 Will Close Up to 450 Stores
News 2 weeks ago
Pier 1 Will Close Up to 450 Stores
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Pier 1 Imports will close nearly half of its stores and is reportedly nearing a bankruptcy filing. The home goods retailer has been struggling for...

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Coffee, Food and Art Come Together at New Shop in Hazleton
News 4 weeks ago
Coffee, Food and Art Come Together at New Shop in Hazleton
Source WNEP.com

HAZLETON, Pa. -- If the holidays have you feeling a bit worn down, there's a new place in Hazleton to stop in for a pick me up. Businesses on East...

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December 26 Marks the Start of Kwanzaa, Holiday Honoring African Americans’ Ancestral Roots
News 1 month ago
December 26 Marks the Start of Kwanzaa, Holiday Honoring African Americans’ Ancestral Roots
Source WNEP.com

Christmas might be over, but Kwanzaa is just getting started. Thursday marks the start of Kwanzaa, a seven-day non-religious holiday observed in...

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Lackawanna Land Bank Marks Milestone
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Lackawanna Land Bank Marks Milestone
Source WNEP.com

SCRANTON, Pa. -- Another vacant property in Scranton is back on the tax rolls and the Lackawanna County Land Bank program celebrated a milestone....

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Newswatch 16 Investigates: Self-Help Evictions
News 1 month ago
Newswatch 16 Investigates: Self-Help Evictions
Source WNEP.com

SHAMOKIN DAM, Pa. -- In an upstairs apartment in Shamokin Dam Colleen Peterson spent much of the weekend with no running water and no electricity. ...

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Video Captures Man Rescuing Dog After Its Leash Gets Stuck in Elevator Doors
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Video Captures Man Rescuing Dog After Its Leash Gets Stuck in Elevator Doors
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A man saved his neighbor’s dog after its leash got caught in an elevator door on Monday and their apartment security cameras captured the rescue....

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Luzerne County Council Approves 2020 Budget with Real Estate Tax Hike
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Luzerne County Council Approves 2020 Budget with Real Estate Tax Hike
Source WNEP.com

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. -- Property owners in Luzerne County will soon see a tax hike for the first time in years. Tuesday night's budget meeting was a...

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Holiday Shopping in Downtown Scranton
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Holiday Shopping in Downtown Scranton
Source WNEP.com

SCRANTON, Pa. -- Downtown Scranton is getting into the holiday spirit this weekend. An annual tradition kicks off and thousands of shoppers are...

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Toys ‘R’ Us Is Back With Its First New Store in the US
News 1 month ago
Toys ‘R’ Us Is Back With Its First New Store in the US
Source WNEP.com

PARAMUS, Nj. — Toys “R” Us marked its triumphant return to the US on Wednesday by opening its first new store at a location in Paramus, New Jersey....

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All Remaining AC Moore Retailers to Close
News 2 months ago
All Remaining AC Moore Retailers to Close
Source WNEP.com

DICKSON CITY, Pa. -- Arts and crafts retailer A. C. Moore will close all of its stores, including a location in Dickson City. The store on commerce...

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New Giant Store Opens in East Stroudsburg
News 2 months ago
New Giant Store Opens in East Stroudsburg
Source WNEP.com

EAST STROUDSBURG, Pa. -- A former Kmart in East Stroudsburg has been transformed into a grocery store. The new Giant store officially opened on...

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Wegmans is Best Retailer to Work For
News 2 months ago
Wegmans is Best Retailer to Work For
Source WNEP.com

DICKSON CITY, Pa. - For the fourth year in a row, Wegman's is the best retailer to work for. That's according to Fortune and Great Place to Work....

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Dollar General Opens New Store in Shamokin
News 2 months ago
Dollar General Opens New Store in Shamokin
Source WNEP.com

SHAMOKIN, Pa. — There was a steady stream of people in and out of Dollar General in Shamokin on Thursday as people got a glimpse of the store’s new...

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Wegmans Expands to Brooklyn With Opening of its 101st Store
News 2 months ago
Wegmans Expands to Brooklyn With Opening of its 101st Store
Source WNEP.com

Wegmans, the 103-year-old grocery chain that has a rabid following, opened its highly anticipated first New York City store on Sunday. The 74,000...

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New Apartments Coming to YMCA Building in Williamsport
News 3 months ago
New Apartments Coming to YMCA Building in Williamsport
Source WNEP.com

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — For many people working and living in downtown Williamsport, the old YMCA building has become an eyesore but starting next year...

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Geisinger Plans Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Center in Marketplace at Steamtown
News 3 months ago
Geisinger Plans Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Center in Marketplace at Steamtown
Source WNEP.com

SCRANTON, Pa. -- The Marketplace at Steamtown is about to undergo a massive remodeling. Geisinger announced Thursday its plans to build a new...

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This Backyard Shed in San Diego Is Renting for $1,050 a Month
News 3 months ago
This Backyard Shed in San Diego Is Renting for $1,050 a Month
Source WNEP.com

SAN DIEGO — A San Diego rental listing is drawing attention for all the wrong reasons, with residents saying the tiny studio’s cost is the latest...

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“The Office” is back in the Electric City once again!
News 4 months ago
“The Office” is back in the Electric City once again!
Source WNEP.com

Scranton, Pa. -- A TV show, with a prominent local connection, has now come to life on the stage. This is opening night for "The Office: A Musical...

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In Your Neighborhood
News 4 months ago
In Your Neighborhood
Source WNEP.com

Lake Carey Volunteer Fire Co. Flaming Foliage Motorcycle Ride Motorcycles will be running through Wyoming County, Saturday, September 28. The Lake...

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An Old Utility Pole Says Goodbye With a Touching Farewell Letter
News 4 months ago
An Old Utility Pole Says Goodbye With a Touching Farewell Letter
Source WNEP.com

A telephone pole in Philadelphia got Twitter users teary-eyed on Thursday after a farewell letter was found stapled to its grizzled, worn-down...

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Peebles Department Store Closing, Gordmans Discount Store Taking its Place
News 4 months ago
Peebles Department Store Closing, Gordmans Discount Store Taking its Place
Source WNEP.com

CARBONDALE, Pa. – It’s hard to miss the store closing banner outside Peebles department store in Carbondale. However, as one door closes, another...

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Volunteers Give Time For Day of Caring
News 4 months ago
Volunteers Give Time For Day of Caring
Source WNEP.com

DUNMORE, Pa. — It’s not your average day at the office. Hundreds of workers across Lackawanna and Wayne Counties are trading in the 9 to 5 to give...

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Kmart Closing at Bradford Town Center
News 4 months ago
Kmart Closing at Bradford Town Center
Source WNEP.com

WYSOX TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- Another big-box store is closing its doors in Bradford County. The Bradford Town Center near Towanda still has a Rite Aid, a...

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In Your Neighborhood
News 4 months ago
In Your Neighborhood
Source WNEP.com

Chicken BBQ Fundraiser Enjoy a good meal for a good cause, Saturday, September 7, in Schuylkill County. The Trinity Lutheran Church is holding a...

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Bikes for People in Need through United Neighborhood Centers
News 4 months ago
Bikes for People in Need through United Neighborhood Centers
Source WNEP.com

SCRANTON, Pa. — A retired couple has made it their mission to help people get from Point A to Point B and everywhere in between in Scranton. When...

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Developer Scraps ‘Marywood South’ Plans Over Zoning Dispute
News 5 months ago
Developer Scraps ‘Marywood South’ Plans Over Zoning Dispute
Source WNEP.com

SCRANTON, Pa. -- A California developer has pulled out of a controversial project in Lackawanna County. The former Scranton School for the Deaf was...

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Newswatch 16 Investigates: More Complaints against Scranton Landlord
News 5 months ago
Newswatch 16 Investigates: More Complaints against Scranton Landlord
Source WNEP.com

SCRANTON, Pa. - There are more complaints against a landlord already in trouble with banks and the city of Scranton. Ken Bond owns several rental...

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