Wilkes-Barre, Scranton and Wyoming County are drafting applications for a nationwide competition in which communities across the country will compete for $10 million in prize money.
Two natives of Duryea, both Pittston Area graduates, were honored recently by the company they work for, Derma Sciences, a Princeton, New Jersey-based company that does business globally.
KINGSTON — Dairy Queen is open in Kingston — officially.
PLAINS TWP. — Andy is gone, but his legacy will live on.For more than two decades, Andy Hornick Sr. kept coffee cups full, smiles on faces and treated his staff and customers at Andy's River Road Diner like family.
Lifelong Northeastern Pennsylvania dairy farmer Arden Tewksbury said Tuesday the U.S. Department of Agriculture figures show that dairy farmers across the country are struggling to cover the high cost of feed and other inputs on their...
PLAINS TWP. — Dustin Lohmiller, recently laid off, took matters into his own hands Tuesday and attended the Times Leader's Spring Career Fair at Hotel & Convention Center at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs.
CORAOPOLIS — Dick's Sporting Goods Inc. (DKS) on Tuesday reported fiscal fourth-quarter net income of $155.5 million.On a per-share basis, the Coraopolis, Pennsylvania-based company said it had profit of $1.30.
UNCASVILLE, Conn.— The parent company of the Mohegan Sun casinos in Connecticut and Pennsylvania has elevated a key official to president.
Is it possible for a company to habitually manufacture and sell shoddy, dangerous products and treat its customers as if they're fools – and still remain in business?
TANNERSVILLE — Shedding winter layers for swimsuits at Camelback Lodge and Aquatopia will take a month longer than expected.
WILKES-BARRE — Sixty percent of family-owned businesses fail due to lack of trust and communication, Dick Kane vice chairman of Kane is Able, told a Wilkes University audience on Thursday.
CLARKS SUMMIT — Everything Natural, 426 S. State St., is up for sale after 30 years of business in the borough, the store's owners announced Tuesday. PMJ, South...
Tax payers will have new hurdles this tax season with the Affordable Care Act and IRS budget shortfalls, while trying to take advantage of existing energy tax credits, said Mitchell Gerstein, certified public accountant.
SOUTH ABINGTON TWP. — Banks have them. Pharmacies have them. McDonald's has them. And now, so does a Chinese restaurant.
PLAINS TWP. — The 20th annual Times Leader Spring Career Fair will be held March 3 in the New Hotel Convention Center at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs.
NEW YORK — Target has sliced its minimum online purchase to qualify for free shipping in half to $25 as the Internet becomes a bigger and bigger sales hub for retailers.
Bah humbug!That is how I feel about this winter season. I'm sure you are in the same boat I am and want to feel the warmth of the sun. You remember, that big glowing yellow orb in the sky.
WILKES-BARRE TWP. — Five national chain restaurants opened in the area last year and two more are slated to open soon. Two others — Pizza Hut and Lone Star — went out of business last month.
Among the many policy initiatives President Barack Obama put forth in his recent State of the Union message was “free tuition” for community college. In theory, it is an admirable goal. The practicality and unintended consequences of such...
SCRANTON — The Mall at Steamtown hasn't exactly been running at full power lately.
JENKINS TWP. — Susquehanna Brewing Company has reason to celebrate as the three-year old brewery received three medals for its craft beers in the annual Best of Craft Beer Awards held in January.
Little Caesars, with restaurants in Edwardsville, Scranton and Hazleton, has found a new way to enjoy bacon on pizza — wrapping crust in nearly three and a half feet of it.
Joseph Kovalick, a Vietnam veteran and retired corrections officer from Dallas, does very little driving — so little, in fact, that he's only put 8,000 miles on the 2012 Chevy Cruze he bought brand-new three years ago.
BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is hoping its decision to boost workers' paychecks will help it boost its bottom line.
TRUCKSVILLE — Fulfilling a dream, as well as hungry patrons' bellies, Nichole Griglock and Brandy Mest have opened a new restaurant called That's A Wrap.
KINGSTON — Subway has become the newest tenant to open in the Kingston Village Center off Wyoming Avenue.
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. factory production edged up last month as manufacturers cranked out more computers, clothing and steel and other metals, offsetting declines in autos and aerospace.
IHOP's famous pancakes will not reach the Northeastern Pennsylvania in time for National Pancake Day on February 28. Neither Wilkes-Barre nor Scranton will see its own...
Comcast customers will not be able to pay a bill or exchange equipment at the company's stores in Dallas and Duryea after April 3. The service lobbies at both locations...
DUNMORE — First National Community Bank began trading common stocks on the top tier of the Open, Transparent and Connected Marketplace for the first time Tuesday.
The late Speaker of the House Tip O' Neill is famously associated with the expression “All politics are local.” One could just as easily suggest that all business is local. In our area, within just the past few weeks, we've...
FORTY FORT — The trickle-down effect of low gas prices is expected to impact Valentine's Day consumers in two ways — no hike in floral delivery costs and increase in consumer spending.
WILKES-BARRE — Robert Hughes worries that the proposed PennEast Pipeline could trigger mine subsidence as it burrows under the Wyoming Valley.
This week, I'm taking the opportunity to answer a few of the questions I've received during the six weeks this column has been running.
PHILADELPHIA — The City of Brotherly Love is becoming the City of Big Events.
SCRANTON — Commonwealth Health Moses Taylor Hospital unveiled its new pediatric wing Thursday, with the promise of bringing much-needed specialty care to Northeastern Pennsylvania.
With so many national chain restaurants moving into the area surrounding the Wyoming Valley Mall, why hasn't Chick-fil-A joined the flock?
Billy Franklin recently bought a 2007 Chevrolet Suburban for $14,900 through eBay on his Android phone while eating dinner at Red Lobster.
SHAVERTOWN — Joshua Levy is a young entrepreneur with a new business geared toward car enthusiasts that promises to “take your car to a whole new level.”
Before the New Year began, I vowed that after the crazy car troubled year I had in 2014, I never wanted to see a check-engine light on my dashboard ever again.Resolutions were made to be broken.
PITTSTON — Since the early 1990s, Cooper's Seafood Waterfront on Kennedy Boulevard has been the heart and soul of casual dining downtown.
PITTSTON — Cooper's Seafood Waterfront, a staple of Greater Pittston for decades, is for sale — and may soon close.
WILKES-BARRE TWP. — The Lord & Taylor Outlet store located in the distribution center off Highland Park Boulevard, Wilkes-Barre Township, will be closed by spring, Canadian parent company Hudson's Bay Company announced.
The planned PennEast Pipeline — which will start in Luzerne County — will create 12,000 jobs within a six-county area and have a $1.62 billion impact on Pennsylvania and New Jersey, according to a economic impact study released...
DALLAS TWP. — Texting to a landline just isn't possible. Or is it?
The fate of 10 local Radio Shack stores is in limbo as the bankrupt corporation finalizes plans to sell up to 2,400 of its 4,000 company-owned stores nationwide.
JENKINS TWP. — The former Techneglas property is being cleared to make way for a distribution or manufacturing facility up to 1,506,000 square feet, according to Dan Walsh, director of Cushman & Wakefield, commercial real estate...