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Downtown in the News

Geisinger opening new clinic in downtown Wilkes-Barre

i May 15th 2020

By Denise Allabaugh, Wilkes-Barre Citizens Voice New developments are coming to Midtown Village in downtown Wilkes-Barre….Read More→

Groups want historic South Main Street facades included in WB redevelopment project

i May 15th 2020

By Jerry Lynott, Wilkes-Barre Times Leader WILKES-BARRE — There’s a few ways to save face when…Read More→

‘Economic emergency’ looms as downtown WB businesses face closure amid shutdown

i Apr 20th 2020

By Roger DuPuis and Kevin Carroll, Wilkes-Barre Times Leader WILKES-BARRE — The COVID-19 pandemic is having…Read More→

COVID-19 devastates area businesses

i Apr 15th 2020

By Joe Sylvester, Northeastern PA Business Journal When John Maday was walking along Public Square in…Read More→

Business: NEPA Alliance offers loan assistance; Newman rallies for downtown WB

i Mar 17th 2020

By Bill O’Boyle, Wilkes-Barre Times Leader WILKES-BARRE — The Northeastern Pennsylvania Alliance on Tuesday said the…Read More→

Downtown business group hears benefits of THINK Center

i Mar 6th 2020

By Bill O’Boyle, Wilkes-Barre Times Leader WILKES-BARRE — When a billionaire like Warren Buffett speaks, people…Read More→

Making the Square Shiny and New

i Feb 23rd 2020

By Editorial Board, Wilkes-Barre Citizens Voice Once the sparkling centerpiece of a spanking-new Public Square, the…Read More→

Developer plans to convert downtown Wilkes-Barre building into apartments

i Feb 12th 2020

By Denise Allabaugh, Wilkes-Barre Citizens Voice WILKES-BARRE — A New Jersey developer purchased the 10-story Rosenn…Read More→

Institute Insights: Downtown Wilkes-Barre is heart of the region. Just see for yourself.

i Feb 9th 2020

Susan Magnotta for the Wilkes-Barre Times Leader February is Heart Health Month and a perfect time…Read More→

W-B mayor shares plans with downtown group

i Feb 8th 2020

By Steve Mocarsky, Wilkes-Barre Citizens Voice WILKES-BARRE — Mayor George Brown shared his plans for the…Read More→