EDWARDSVILLE — Real food done right is the motto of Biggie Burger — the newest restaurant on the West Side.Biggie Burger opened April 10 in the Gateway Shopping Center and has been gaining regional attention.
NEW YORK — PepsiCo says it's dropping aspartame from Diet Pepsi in response to customer feedback and replacing it with sucralose, another artificial sweetener commonly known as Splenda.
WILKES-BARRE — Jewelcor Center, North Wilkes-Barre Boulevard and East Market Street, will hold groundbreaking ceremonies on Monday at 12:30 p.m. at the site of a new Turkey Hill Minit Market at Wilkes-Barre Boulevard and Coal...
Our educational system lost a decade by playing around with so-called school reforms that were pushed by politicians who were more interested in tearing down public education than in improving it.
TANNERSVILLE — North America's largest indoor waterpark, Camelback Lodge and Aquatopia, held a grand opening Thursday. Water flowed through the 13 slides, seven...
Chipotle Mexican Grill will be offering delivery in 67 markets — but not in Luzerne or Lackawanna counties, according to Danielle Winslow, spokesperson for Chipotle Mexican Grill said Thursday.
DALLAS TWP. — Maryann Ochman saved wear and tear on her paper shredder by bringing personal and business documents to Frontier Communications' “Shred Fest” on Wednesday.
WILKES-BARRE — The Protect Our Children Coalition on Wednesday presented state Department of Environment Protection officials a petition with more than 3,700 signatures in support of revising oil and gas regulations to keep energy infrastructure...
NEW YORK — This is the last year that the original version of Kraft Mac & Cheese sold in the U.S. will contain artificial preservatives or synthetic colors.
WILKES-BARRE TWP. — The latest big name in national chain food has landed.
WILKES-BARRE — A Harvard business professor paid a visit to Wilkes University Thursday evening, speaking to faculty, students and local business owners about strategy and leadership.
As your consumer watchdog, my definition of success is when an unhappy consumer and a reputable business can settle their differences and see eye to eye.
HARRISBURG — Golden Technologies of Old Forge was nominated for the Governor's ImPAct Award.
FORTY FORT — An in-depth conversation about finance raged in the halls of a local building recently.
WILKES-BARRE — A slowdown by the state in adding to the list of wild trout streams could delay protections for them, especially with natural gas pipelines proposed for the region, representatives of Trout Unlimited said.
It took Charles Jones five minutes to walk into U.S. Post Office in Mountain Top to mail his federal and local taxes Wednesday.No long lines and no crowds greeted the senior citizen this year.
WILKES-BARRE — Humford Equities has announced that City Market and Café, an upscale specialty urban food market and deli, will open at 21 Public Square in downtown Wilkes-Barre. The 10-year lease was signed Tuesday.
WILKES-BARRE — The Cheesesteak Factory — dedicated to Philadelphia's famed sandwhich — is now operating at 17 E. Market St.
HAZLETON — The Penn State University's Commission for Women, achieving Woman Award, in the Technical Services division was given to Tracy Millbyer, a seven-year employee of Higher Grounds Cafe.
Easter left my household with a lot of leftover ham. Even though this week's Times Leader is full of deals, I'm happy to report I did not find ham on sale.
Back in February I wrote about a Pennsylvania law that considers installed home-improvement purchases non-taxable construction contracts.
WILKES-BARRE — Job hunting is a full-time job, Christine Jensen, administrator of Pennsylvania CareerLink, said.About 2,700 local college graduates will take on that full-time job this May.
PITTSTON TWP. — A Jim Thorpe firm was the apparent low-bidder to prepare the old terminal at the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport for demolition, said Carl Beardsley, airport director.
WILKES-BARRE TWP. — Wilkes-Barre's restaurant industry growth is providing more than minimum wage jobs — just ask Jeff Downey, Olive Garden's new general manager.
WILKES-BARRE — Knot Just Any Day, a full-service wedding and photography business, opened on South Main Street Thursday.The business is owned by Steve Husted and his wife, Bridget Giunta Husted.
WILKES-BARRE — A Financial Expo and fashion show held Thursday in the Best Western Genetti's Hotel for senior citizens offered tips on making second careers work for them.
With total student debt in our nation topping $1.3 trillion, there is considerable pressure from a variety of constituencies to allow borrowers to renege on their loan obligations through bankruptcy. Unlike mortgages, credit card balances and auto...
Walgreens plans to close about 200 U.S. stores as the nation's largest drugstore chain expands on a $1 billion cost-reduction plan it announced last August.
WILKES-BARRE TWP. — The groundbreaking for the expansion of the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza could happen in July, but board member George Horwatt might not be around for it.
WILKES-BARRE — A business strategy “with clarity of purpose” is key to effective leadership, Cynthia Montgomery, Harvard Business School Timken professor, said.
TANNERSVILLE — Northeastern Pennsylvania Alliance's Procurement Technical Assistance Center to hold Government Contracting Showcase 2015 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at Northampton Community College, 2411 Route 715,...
WOONSOCKET, R.I. —A $35,000 grant was awarded to Edward R. Leahy Jr. Center Clinic for the Uninsured in Scranton by CVS Health Foundation's grant program. CVS...
HANOVER TWP. — Genpact, a major employer at Hanover Industrial Estates, confirmed today that the company will be sending some jobs from its Hanover Township facility to India.
NEW YORK — Drivers will see the lowest summer gasoline prices in about 6 years, according to the Energy Department.
LARKSVILLE – Frank Yanchus received a phone call Monday from man who identified himself as an Internal Revenue Service agent who threatened to have him arrested.
CLARKS SUMMIT — Wyoming Valley residents soon will have more options to get take-out food delivered as iDeliverEATS expands into the Wilkes-Barre area.
Could it actually be spring?The April Fools' Day snowfall was well unsettling.Maybe by starting our spring cleaning, we can usher in the warm weather and sweep out the winter once and for all.
The state House Insurance Committee urged approval of the merger of Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield and Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania as early as next month or risk delaying the proposed benefits until 2017.
WILKES-BARRE — National chain Checkers & Rally wants to expand into the Wilkes-Barre and Scranton markets, said Jennifer Durham, vice president of franchise development.
READING — UGI Utilities Inc. announced Thursday a name change to UGI and unveiled a new logo.
PLAINS TWP. — A new Dunkin' Donuts in Plains Township is slated to open in May, franchise owner Michelle Wise said.
The public will have input on the construction of a section of a new, high-voltage power line PPL Electric Utilities Inc. is running from Jenkins Township to Wayne County.
DALLAS — Anatomage Virtual Dissection Table is a new educational tool now available to Misericordia University health and pre-med students.The six-foot-long computerized-table, similar to a operating...
Pennsylvania brewery D.G. Yuengling and Son Inc. ranked first in the Brewers Association's annual Top 50 Craft Breweries of 2014.
DETROIT — Many tractor-trailers on the nation's roads are driven faster than the 75 mph their tires are designed to handle, a practice that has been linked to wrecks and blowouts but has largely escaped the attention of highway...
With only 15 days until tax deadline, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is reminding taxpayers this is the first year health coverage requirements affect tax returns.
NANTICOKE — Luzerne County Community College's Health Sciences Career Fair on Monday offered students a variety of nursing opportunities, from pediatrics to geriatrics.
DUNMORE — First National Community Bank was released Wednesday from a federal consent order issued by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.
DALLAS —Organizers of the sixth annual Back Mountain Business Expo are seeking vendors for this year's event to be held April 14 at Misericordia University.