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Small Business Holiday Shopping In Stroudsburg

STROUDSBURG — It certainly looks like the holiday shopping season on Main Street in Stroudsburg. The lights are lit. The businesses are open, and shoppers are buying. This past Saturday was Small Business Saturday, a day when people are urged to shop at small, local businesses. “Small Business Saturday was a huge success. It’s so cool to see people coming together to support each other rather than just shopping at big name stores. We had so many warm bodies in […]

New Spot to Shop Small for the Holidays in Wilkes-Barre

WILKES-BARRE— There’s a new spot to shop small for the holidays in downtown Wilkes-Barre. Twelve store owners set up shop for the holiday season at a new pop up shop at Midtown Village along South Main Street. The pop-up shop opens on Small Business Saturday, starting at 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. “People need to come down and check this out. I mean, it is the one stop shop, really, and you should be supporting all the businesses locally here,” […]

Ready, Set, Spend: Inside Look at Black Friday

It’s considered one of the busiest shopping days of the year. Black Friday is upon us. It’s the time retailers get out of the red a.k.a. debt, and into the black, also known as their profit margins. Newswatch 16’s Ryan Leckey hit stores early in the Wilkes-Barre to check out the Black Friday landscape. Although Black Friday is a busy shopping day, many in our area believe the whole event has been diluted over the years since most retailers roll […]

High-Tech Toys for the Holidays: What’s Really Selling This Season

The holiday shopping season is almost in full swing. Often times, those perfect presents surround technology. To find out what’s really expected to be big this year, Newswatch 16’s Ryan Leckey visited Best Buy along Viewmont Drive in Scranton Wednesday morning to find out. Tech gurus say the hot gadgets this year include: the Google Home Mini, the Amazon Echo Show, and Arlo security cameras. Gaming devices including the X Box One X and Nintendo Switch are also expected to […]

Shoppers Take Advantage of Columbus Day Deals at Home Improvement Store

WILKES-BARRE TOWNSHIP — People were taking advantage of a day off, warmer weather, and Columbus Day deals on home improvement products at Lowe’s in Wilkes-Barre Township on Monday. Although it rained for most of the day, the past few weeks have given people in Luzerne County some beautiful weather. Raluca Toea and a friend got started on a fencing project at her house. “I figure since it’s raining and we can’t really work outside, at least get all the supplies […]

Mount Pocono Plaza Growing by Two

MOUNT POCONO — Two places — one human-friendly and one pet-friendly — are moving into Mount Pocono Plaza in Mount Pocono. Signs for Pet Value and a Hibachi Restaurant say they’re moving in soon. “Yes finally. It’s just sitting here empty and it just invites kids who are bored in to do things they shouldn’t do,” said Catherine Lisk, Mount Pocono. “I think it’s great, yes. I think it’s a good idea you know, nothing wrong with it. It will […]

Returning Gifts and Snagging Sales After Christmas in Lycoming County

LYCOMING COUNTY — During the holiday, Teresa Parker of Milton likes to see family, after the holiday, she likes to see sale signs. “They have stuff for 40 percent off, stuff for 50 percent off, stuff for 30. I guess it depends on what you want,” said Milton. At Maurice’s inside the Lycoming Mall Teresa told Newswatch 16 she picked up some pants and shirts. One day after Christmas, Teresa braved the lines and the crowds of shoppers that came […]

Short Shopping Lines in Stroudsburg

STROUDSBURG — The crowds weren’t too bad Monday morning near Stroudsburg. Newswatch 16 found a people taking advantage of deals at Old Navy and Best Buy. One man making a return said the lack of a line was refreshing. “I was pleasantly surprised there was parking. I went in the store, it was not very busy. The staff was very very helpful. Did my return, the exchange actually for size, and I’m out the door actually in 15 minutes,” said […]

Shoppers Pack Parking Lots in Luzerne County

WILKES-BARRE TOWNSHIP — Parking lots were packed with people looking for deals at the Wyoming Valley Mall in Luzerne County. The mall in Wilkes-Barre Township was jammed around noon on Friday. With just a few hours left to score those doorbuster deals, bargain hunters were buzzing about carrying bundles of boxes and bags. The mall opened at 6 a.m. Friday morning, and will stay open through 10 p.m. Friday in Luzerne County.

Back to School Shopping Already?

DICKSON CITY — For many students, school hasn’t been out more than a month and yet, those signs for back-to-school shopping are already popping up left and right. “We just got out the end of June and before July Fourth, all the back-to-school supplies are out,” said Joy Korea of Lake Ariel. “Makes me think […]