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Community Comes Together to Paint Mural
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Community Comes Together to Paint Mural
Source WNEP.com

TAMAQUA, Pa. -- People of all ages were working their paint brushes Sunday on 10 different canvases at Depot Park in Tamaqua. "This one is going to...

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Ocean State Job Lot Store in Dickson City on Hold
News 3 days ago
Ocean State Job Lot Store in Dickson City on Hold
Source WNEP.com

DICKSON CITY, Pa. — A retailer that just opened its first location in Pennsylvania had also hoped to have another one in our area, but on Friday we...

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Renters Evicted, Owner in Debt, Properties in Disrepair
News 4 days ago
Renters Evicted, Owner in Debt, Properties in Disrepair
Source WNEP.com

SCRANTON, Pa. -- About 30 people living in an apartment building in Scranton are being evicted and time is running out for them to find a new home....

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Discount Retailer Opens in Place of Former Toys ‘R’ Us
News 4 days ago
Discount Retailer Opens in Place of Former Toys ‘R’ Us
Source WNEP.com

WILKES-BARRE, Pa.-- A discount retail store is up and running in Wilkes-Barre in place of a former Toys 'R' Us. To many in the Wilkes-Barre area,...

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Zoning Disputes in Two Neighborhoods in Scranton Go Before Zoning Board
News 5 days ago
Zoning Disputes in Two Neighborhoods in Scranton Go Before Zoning Board
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SCRANTON, Pa. -- Applause and cheers were the reaction from residents of East Mountain at Scranton City Hall on Wednesday after the city's zoning...

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Path Around Jim Thorpe Memorial Back Open
News 5 days ago
Path Around Jim Thorpe Memorial Back Open
Source WNEP.com

JIM THORPE, Pa. — The pathway around the Jim Thorpe memorial on Route 903 was blocked off for weeks in the Carbon County community with that...

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A Krispy Kreme in Times Square Will Have Stadium-Style Seats and a Glaze Waterfall
News 6 days ago
A Krispy Kreme in Times Square Will Have Stadium-Style Seats and a Glaze Waterfall
Source WNEP.com

NEW YORK CITY – If you’re going to put a doughnut shop at the Crossroads of the World, you’ll need a big light to guide them. That’s why when...

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Concern over Possible Industrial Development in Hazle Township
News 1 week ago
Concern over Possible Industrial Development in Hazle Township
Source WNEP.com

HAZLE TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- For decades, a part of Luzerne County has remained untouched after mining shut down in part of Hazle Township. People who...

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Family Dollar to Start Selling Alcohol at 1,000 Locations
News 2 weeks ago
Family Dollar to Start Selling Alcohol at 1,000 Locations
Source WNEP.com

Dollar Tree, the owner of Family Dollar, announced Thursday that it plans to start selling alcohol in 1,000 Family Dollar stores. The discount...

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10 People Forced Out of Homes after Apartment Building Partially Collapses
News 2 weeks ago
10 People Forced Out of Homes after Apartment Building Partially Collapses
Source WNEP.com

JERSEY SHORE, Pa. -- The effects of this week's violent weather are still being felt, this time in Lycoming County. 10 people were forced from...

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NeighborWorks Plans 10-Year Effort to Improve West Scranton
News 2 weeks ago
NeighborWorks Plans 10-Year Effort to Improve West Scranton
Source WNEP.com

SCRANTON, Pa. — NeighborWorks of Northeastern Pennsylvania is looking for suggestions from folks in Scranton. The organization kicked off a decade...

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When Their Mailman Retired, Neighbors Along his Route Gave him a Special Send-off
News 3 weeks ago
When Their Mailman Retired, Neighbors Along his Route Gave him a Special Send-off
Source WNEP.com

ATLANTA — Floyd Martin’s last day on the job was anything but typical. The Atlanta man retired Wednesday after working nearly 35 years as a postal...

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Ollie’s Grand Opening Draws Large Crowd
News 1 month ago
Ollie’s Grand Opening Draws Large Crowd
Source WNEP.com

MUNCY TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- The motto at Ollie's Bargain Outlet is "good stuff cheap" and that's exactly what these customers were looking for at the...

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Retailer Hiring for New Stores Coming to Area
News 1 month ago
Retailer Hiring for New Stores Coming to Area
Source WNEP.com

DICKSON CITY, Pa. -- A new store will soon move into the vacant Toys 'R' Us buildings in Lackawanna and Luzerne counties. Ocean State Job Lot is...

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Junkyard Owner Ordered to Clean Up Property
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Junkyard Owner Ordered to Clean Up Property
Source WNEP.com

OLD FORGE, Pa. -- The owner of a problem property in Lackawanna County avoided jail time by agreeing to clean up his junkyard in Old Forge in under...

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Hotel Sterling Annex to Become Apartments
News 1 month ago
Hotel Sterling Annex to Become Apartments
Source WNEP.com

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. -- A long-abandoned building that sits near the site of the old Hotel Sterling will get new life. Wilkes-Barre's mayor announced...

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‘Harry Potter’-Themed Coffee Shop Opens in Kingston
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‘Harry Potter’-Themed Coffee Shop Opens in Kingston
Source WNEP.com

KINGSTON, Pa. — A “Harry Potter”-themed coffee shop has opened in Kingston. It’s called “Steamy Hallows.” You most likely won’t find a coffee shop...

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Washington Family Sues City, County After 10-Year-Old Cat Cited 30 Times
News 1 month ago
Washington Family Sues City, County After 10-Year-Old Cat Cited 30 Times
Source WNEP.com

BELLEVUE, Wash. -- Many of us treat our pets like another member of the family. That’s why one Washington State family took their complaints to a...

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Bed Bath & Beyond to Close 40 Stores
News 2 months ago
Bed Bath & Beyond to Close 40 Stores
Source WNEP.com

Bed Bath & Beyond is struggling, and its turnaround plan includes shutting down about 40 locations this year and testing new ideas with “lab”...

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Independently Owned Music Store Celebrates Record Store Day
News 2 months ago
Independently Owned Music Store Celebrates Record Store Day
Source WNEP.com

WILKES-BARRE TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- A music store in Luzerne County celebrated Record Store Day with live music and plenty of vinyl for sale. Music fans...

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Scranton Residents Pack Hearing over Controversial Proposal to Open Substance Treatment Center
News 2 months ago
Scranton Residents Pack Hearing over Controversial Proposal to Open Substance Treatment Center
Source WNEP.com

SCRANTON, Pa. -- Concerned residents packed into Scranton City Hall Wednesday night for a zoning board hearing on a controversial proposal. A...

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Residents Voice Opposition to Rehabilitation Center
News 2 months ago
Residents Voice Opposition to Rehabilitation Center
Source WNEP.com

SMITHFIELD TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- Plans to open a drug rehabilitation center on a golf course in Monroe County had members of the community voicing their...

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Neighbors Saying No to New Dollar General in Wayne County
News 2 months ago
Neighbors Saying No to New Dollar General in Wayne County
Source WNEP.com

LEBANON TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- Neighbors are saying no to a new Dollar General in Wayne County. About 20 people showed up at a meeting Thursday night to...

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Bike store closing leaves customers with no wheels
News 2 months ago
Bike store closing leaves customers with no wheels
Source WNEP.com

Kingston - There is some controversy in Luzerne County over the closing of bike shop in Kingston. Main Bike Shop in Kingston abruptly closed this...

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Wilkes-Barre Starts Third Annual ‘Taking it to the Streets’ Campaign
News 2 months ago
Wilkes-Barre Starts Third Annual ‘Taking it to the Streets’ Campaign
Source WNEP.com

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. -- The city of Wilkes-Barre started its third annual "Taking it to the Streets" initiative on Wednesday. "We are taking back the...

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Another Dollar General in Rural Wayne County?
News 2 months ago
Another Dollar General in Rural Wayne County?
Source WNEP.com

LEBANON TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- Plans for a new Dollar General store in part of Wayne County are being met with mixed reaction. Some think a discount...

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Coming Together to Support Muslim Community
News 2 months ago
Coming Together to Support Muslim Community
Source WNEP.com

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. -- People of all faiths are coming together in Wilkes-Barre to support the Muslim community. The Jewish Community Alliance of...

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Residents Upset over Possible Plans to Turn Golf Course into Rehab Facility
News 3 months ago
Residents Upset over Possible Plans to Turn Golf Course into Rehab Facility
Source WNEP.com

SMITHFIELD TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- Residents in the Poconos are upset with possible plans to turn a country club into a rehabilitation center for people...

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Dollar General Will Open 975 Stores This Year
News 3 months ago
Dollar General Will Open 975 Stores This Year
Source WNEP.com

Dollar General keeps expanding even as discount rivals like Family Dollar shrink. The company said Thursday it will open 975 new stores in the...

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Raise the Region: Putting the ‘Magic’ into Community Theatre
News 3 months ago
Raise the Region: Putting the ‘Magic’ into Community Theatre
Source WNEP.com

Raise the Region is one of the biggest fundraisers in central Pennsylvania and it’s in full swing! It benefits hundreds of nonprofits. All of the...

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