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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 […]

Former Pittsburgh Steeler Yancey Thigpen on Hand at Wyoming Valley Mall

WILKES-BARRE TOWNSHIP — Steelers fans flocked to Wyoming Valley Mall in Luzerne County for a chance to meet a former wide receiver for the Pittsburgh Steelers. Yancey Thigpen met with fans and signed autographs on Saturday as a part of the mall’s Sports Card and Collectibles Show. Thigpen played for Pittsburgh for six season in the 1990s. “I was a Steelers fan as a kid, so when I had the chance to play for the Steelers I lived out one […]

Excitement Builds As H&M Heads to Wyoming Valley Mall

WILKES-BARRE  — Those looking to shop until they drop at the Wyoming Valley Mall will have a new option. H&M, the Swedish-based company with more than 3,000 stores worldwide, is opening one in Luzerne County. Newswatch 16 spoke with people who are encouraged that a clothing store like H&M is now coming to northeastern Pennsylvania. “I’m from New York so I am used to more stylish things. Now we can dress like city people, like it’s a bigger city,” said […]

Battling the Wintry Conditions

WILKES-BARRE TOWNSHIP — With just a week to go before Christmas, things are busy at the Wyoming Valley Mall near Wilkes-Barre, as shoppers dealt with slippery roadways and crews cleared parking lots. “You’re going to have this weather and it is what it is,” said Josh Courter of Laflin. Brad Thompson drove all the way from Tunkhannock to get himself an early Christmas present: a new snowblower. Thompson was willing to drive in whatever condition the roads were in. “The […]

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.

Presidential Candidates Make Final Push to Northeast PA

SCRANTON — Preparations are already underway as Republican nominee Donald Trump is expected to speak at Lackawanna College’s Student Union on Monday. Whether it’s Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump, Mike Pence, or even Vice President Joe Biden, northeast Pennsylvania has been an epicenter for presidential politics over the past few months. “Normally, the Democrats would count on this,” said Lynette Villano, a Trump supporter. Villano stood outside the Wyoming Valley Mall along with the Donald Trump trucks, collecting car honks as […]

Job Seekers Visit First Job Fair at Wyoming Valley Mall

WILKES-BARRE TOWNSHIP — A recent job report showed that Pennsylvania’s unemployment rate is at 5.7 percent. To combat that, more than 40 companies were on hand Tuesday at the Wyoming Valley Mall near Wilkes-Barre for a job fair. Filling out applications and talking with employers, hundreds of people showed up to the first job fair at the Wyoming Valley Mall in Luzerne County. Roger Cunningham of Swoyersville has been out of work for two months. He’s seen plenty of seasonal positions open, […]

Do Wyoming Valley Mall Shoppers Want More ?

WILKES-BARRE — With new improvements coming to the Mall at Steamtown in Scranton, do people in other areas think their malls could use some upgrades? The parking lot of the Wyoming Valley Mall in Luzerne County is plenty full for a weekday afternoon. Across the way at the Arena Hub Plaza, there is also a […]

More Panties Stolen from Luzerne County Victoria’s Secret

WILKES-BARRE TOWNSHIP —  Somebody out there apparently thinks the Victoria’s Secret store at the Wyoming Valley Mall is a pretty easy mark. It’s hard to argue right now that they’d be wrong. Police report another $2,000 worth of pricey unmentionables stolen yesterday from the place. By our count, this makes roughly $12,000 in women’s undergarments […]

Looking For Answers About Underwear Thefts

WILKES-BARRE TOWNSHIP– The Victoria’s Secret store at the Wyoming Valley Mall has gotten a lot of attention lately. Thieves have hit the store repeatedly over the past few months, stealing hundreds of bras and panties. Police have surveillance video of some of the thieves, but still no one has been caught. Panty pilferers and bra […]