EDWARDSVILLE — Keeping those wheels spinning, Sickler's Bike and Sport Shop, which had been located in Exeter, opened the doors of its temporary home in Edwardsville on Tuesday.
PLAINS TWP. — The East Mountain Inn and Suites terminated its franchise agreement with Best Western Plus for a new agreement with Holiday Inn.
WILKES-BARRE — Stories about the insurmountable debt many college graduates acquire are common, but one local college student has learned to cut back on hidden costs of college, as well as develop money-management skills.
Some things happen in their own time.It's true for the birth of a baby, the death of an auto transmission and the ripening of a yummy pepper.
Editor's note: This is the second of a two-part series of guest editorials that examine the cost of a college education.
Summer feels like it is going by way too fast. Maybe I feel this way because spring was wet and cold, and summer, well — it did not seem as warm as last year. But I better accept the fact, fall and winter are coming whether I want them to or...
NEW YORK — Europe appears on the brink of another recession. Islamic militants have seized Iraqi territory. Russian troops have massed on the Ukraine border, and the resulting sanctions are disrupting trade. An Ebola outbreak in Africa and...
PITTSTON TWP. — New retail and professional office space will soon be available outside Pittston.
Royal Dutch Shell has agreed to sell drilling rights in shale formations in Louisiana and Wyoming for $2.1 billion in two transactions.
Burger King is pulling its more-healthful crinkle-cut French fries, known as Satisfries, from most of its North American restaurants as customer interest in low-fat options went cold.
MALVERN, Iowa — As my two-year contract with Verizon came to an end last month, I had to resist the company's various promotions and discounts.
WILKES - BARRE TWP. — The former Fashion Bug and Aspen Dental store fronts in the Wilkes-Barre Marketplace will soon be filled as Shoe Carnival makes preparations to open in November.
PITTSTON TWP. — Trading in his cubicle for a trampoline, Jeff Bowne is combining business with his love of healthy living by buying into a franchise called Sky Zone Scranton.
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The Wyoming County Chamber of Commerce will host its August Educational Luncheon at Shadowbrook Inn & Resort from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesday. The presenter will be Edgar Warriner, Elk Advisors Group. Edgar Warriner is an experienced business...
SCRANTON — Express is closing its location in The Mall at Steamtown on Sunday.
Area Subway customers no longer will receive points on their bonus cards, and they have until the end of next month to use or lose those points.
WILKES-BARRE — Customers who've recently headed to the Sheetz convenience store on Business Route 309 have found a much smaller facility.
NANTICOKE – Online shopping may mean convenience for consumers, but merchants offering e-commerce need to do their part to keep their customers' information safe and secure.
Jeff Long could torture himself with “what ifs.”
Ugh, I don't want to think about the fact it is August and summer is almost over. But this is also the time of year when the crops are being harvested and that means fresh berries, peaches, apples and corn – yum!
DUNMORE — After calling Scranton home for the past 11 years, Tom Hesser Nissan recently moved to a brand new, state-of-the-art facility in Dunmore.
LOS ANGELES — Sometimes the struggles of an industry can bring music to your ears. And your screens.
The bulk of last year's new hires in Pennsylvania's natural gas industry came from the field, according to a survey published Wednesday by the industry's leading trade group.
WASHINGTON — For millions of workers, happy days aren't quite here again.
WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy has rebounded with vigor from a grim start to 2014 and should show renewed strength into next year.
HANOVER TWP. — A total of 88 employees formally will lose their jobs when a Travelocity call center closes at the end of next month, although officials with that firm and corporate parent Orbitz Worldwide said an undisclosed number have been...
It's been more than five years since the unemployment rate in the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre area was below 7 percent, but June's figure dipped to just below that mark, to 6.9 percent. That was the lowest local jobless rate since October 2008,...
Personal tragedy inspired one King's College alumnus to develop a social media application that could bring people closer together.
FORTY FORT — When the world was just beginning to realize the gargantuan potential in the Internet, Connor Scalleat and Mark Miscavage were in diapers.
Q: Two weeks ago, my husband “Barry” unexpectedly came home from work with a large flat-screen television. He explained that one of his employees gave it to him as repayment for a loan. I was shocked, because I had no idea...
Microsoft beat Wall Street expectations for revenue but fell short on profit in its fiscal fourth-quarter results — the first since it finalized its purchase of Nokia's phone business and since new CEO Satya Nadella outlined his direction...
WASHINGTON — Responding to a series of fiery train crashes, the government proposed rules Wednesday that would phase out tens of thousands of older tank cars that carry increasing quantities of crude oil and other highly flammable liquids...
Can I freeze-frame time? This summer is going by all too quickly. I had the opportunity to do some camping this past week. There is nothing like camping to give you that escape from everyday life.
I've been following with interest recent pronouncements from Gov. Tom Corbett claiming billions of dollars in “savings” if the Corbett/Tobash pension “reform,” based on questionable 30-year assumptions, becomes law. When...
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Some of the hippest online retailers around are pioneering an old concept: offline retailing.
NEW YORK — Women who own small business are still far behind their male counterparts when it comes to getting loans and government contracts, a congressional report said Wednesday.
First National Community Bank is holding a “Christmas in July” promotion to benefit food pantries and soup kitchens in Northeastern Pennsylvania.
WILKES-BARRE — Northeastern Pennsylvania pride and work ethic received notice on the other side of the country as two area companies worked in tandem to produce wedding invitations for Jessica Simpson's big day earlier this...