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An Old Utility Pole Says Goodbye With a Touching Farewell Letter
News 1 week 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 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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 3 weeks 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 3 weeks 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 1 month 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
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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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Warehouse Space in Scranton to Become ‘Medical Village’
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Warehouse Space in Scranton to Become ‘Medical Village’
Source WNEP.com

SCRANTON, Pa. -- An old warehouse in Scranton will soon become a medical village. That's the term the Wright Center for Community Health is using...

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People Are Texting Phone Numbers Identical to Their Own, with One Key Difference — Meet the ‘Number Neighbor’
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People Are Texting Phone Numbers Identical to Their Own, with One Key Difference — Meet the ‘Number Neighbor’
Source WNEP.com

Knock knock. Who’s there? It’s your (number) neighbor! Yet another seemingly random trend is gaining traction, and the people taking part in this...

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Redevelopment Grants for Health Care in Luzerne County
News 1 month ago
Redevelopment Grants for Health Care in Luzerne County
Source WNEP.com

FOSTER TOWNSHIP, Pa. — Governor Wolf’s office announced a round of grants for development projects in the state on Thursday and some of the grant...

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Lowe’s Is Laying Off Thousands of Workers
News 1 month ago
Lowe’s Is Laying Off Thousands of Workers
Source WNEP.com

Lowe’s is laying off thousands of workers. Layoffs will include assemblers, who put together items like grills and patio furniture. The company...

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Empty Field, No Park in Susquehanna
News 1 month ago
Empty Field, No Park in Susquehanna
Source WNEP.com

SUSQUEHANNA, Pa. — A 14-acre park that was supposed to be open last year in the borough of Susquehanna remains a fenced-off tract of land that sits...

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Smithfield Gateway Project Getting Underway
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Smithfield Gateway Project Getting Underway
Source WNEP.com

SMITHFIELD TOWNSHIP, Pa. — Work has started on a massive retail, office, and housing community near East Stroudsburg. The Smithfield Gateway...

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‘The Office! A Musical Parody’ Coming to Scranton
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‘The Office! A Musical Parody’ Coming to Scranton
Source WNEP.com

SCRANTON, Pa. -- Many are familiar with the show "The Office," a comedy based on a fictional paper company in Scranton. A musical parody of the...

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Power To Save: Community Roots
News 2 months ago
Power To Save: Community Roots
Source WNEP.com

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — When you head to the ballpark for a game, you expect to hear the crack of the bat and smell your favorite stadium food. You don...

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Gaughan Auto Sales Gets Zoning Change Approval Despite Public Pushback Over Possible Sheetz Store
News 2 months ago
Gaughan Auto Sales Gets Zoning Change Approval Despite Public Pushback Over Possible Sheetz Store
Source WNEP.com

TAYLOR, Pa. -- So many people were packed into the Taylor borough building some couldn't even get into the meeting room for a zoning hearing...

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Family Searching for One-of-a-kind Quilt After it Was Accidentally Donated
News 2 months ago
Family Searching for One-of-a-kind Quilt After it Was Accidentally Donated
Source WNEP.com

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — A family mistakenly donated a quilt in June and have yet to hear about its whereabouts, but they are receiving support from a...

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New Life for Old Kmart in Moosic
News 2 months ago
New Life for Old Kmart in Moosic
Source WNEP.com

MOOSIC, Pa. — The storefront has sat empty for nearly a year and a half, but construction at the old Kmart on Birney Avenue has residents excited...

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Power Restored in Snyder County
News 2 months ago
Power Restored in Snyder County
Source WNEP.com

SELINSGROVE, Pa. -- Two days after storms knocked out water and power to part of Snyder County, service has been restored. The storm that raged...

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Reassessment Notices Mailed in Monroe County
News 2 months ago
Reassessment Notices Mailed in Monroe County
Source WNEP.com

STROUDSBURG, Pa. -- If you live in Monroe County, keep an eye on your mailbox for an important letter. The county mailed formal assessment change...

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Block Party in the Electric City
News 2 months ago
Block Party in the Electric City
Source WNEP.com

SCRANTON, Pa. -- Residents in Scranton got out and enjoyed the afternoon at a block party this weekend. The United Neighborhood Centers of...

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ShopRite on Track to Open at Stroud Mall
News 3 months ago
ShopRite on Track to Open at Stroud Mall
Source WNEP.com

STROUD TOWNSHIP, Pa. — Work is underway at the Stroud Mall near Stroudsburg. Soon, a ShopRite will take the place of the former Bon-Ton. The...

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Industrial Development Approved in Hazle Township
News 3 months ago
Industrial Development Approved in Hazle Township
Source WNEP.com

HAZLE TOWNSHIP, Pa. — A decision by township supervisors to allow for industrial development in one part of our area isn’t sitting well for people...

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Residents Working to Preserve History in Ashley
News 3 months ago
Residents Working to Preserve History in Ashley
Source WNEP.com

ASHLEY, Pa. — Plans to tear down an old railroad bridge in Ashley have members of the community working hard to save it. Trains used to bring coal...

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Community Comes Together to Paint Mural
News 3 months ago
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 months 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 3 months 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 3 months 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 3 months ago
Zoning Disputes in Two Neighborhoods in Scranton Go Before Zoning Board
Source WNEP.com

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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