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Spokesperson: Irish pub coming to Mohegan Sun Pocono

PLAINS TWP. — Another dining option is coming to Mohegan Sun Pocono in early August, a casino spokesman said Thursday. The yet-to-be-named Irish pub and eatery will be located near the main entrance and feature “weekend entertainment, authentic Irish fare, premium beverages and unique Celtic décor,” spokesman Cody Chapman said. More details will be available […]

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Volvo goes electric, phasing out cars powered solely by gas

HELSINKI (AP) — Volvo says it will only build electric and hybrid vehicles starting in 2019, making it the first major automaker to abandon cars and SUVs powered solely by the internal combustion engine. CEO Hakan Samuelsson said the move was dictated by customer demand. It means that in two years, all new Volvo vehicles […]

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Joey Irvin starts business, Joey’s Land Care, before graduating from Dallas High School

KINGSTON TWP. — Joey Irvin is bitten by a bug – the entrepreneurial bug. To remedy this malady, the 18-year-old started his own business named Joey’s Land Care well before he graduated from Dallas High School in June. Impressed? Don’t be yet. Irvin’s climb to success is underway. He already has a list of regular […]

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Jackson Township joins Wyoming Valley Sanitary Authority’s MS4 program

JACKSON TWP. — The township will join nearly 30 other municipalities by accepting Wyoming Valley Sanitary Authority’s waterway pollution reduction program. The unanimous decision reached by supervisors Monday will put the rural community in compliance with a state-mandated Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Program, also known as MS4. Area communities are required to develop a five-year […]

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Three Guys Pizza to purchase former King Neptune property in Dallas

DALLAS —Three Guys Pizza, located at 11 Garbutt Ave., purchased the former King Neptune lot, according to manager Joey Costello on Monday. King Neptune closed its doors on Friday, June 30, after 57 years of operation. Bob and Lynda Sorber, the owners of King Neptune, cited changing business and customer trends for the eatery’s closure. […]

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King Neptune in the Back Mountain closes quietly due to changes in business climate

DALLAS — King Neptune in Dallas is far more than just a business to owners Bob and Lynda Sorber. The 57-year-old take-out seafood eatery, located at 2974 Route 415, was a place to make friends, laugh, share the news of the day, socialize and yes — work. The business was also a place that Bob […]

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Harry’s on Carverton offers a new venue for lunch and dinner in the Back Mountain

KINGSTON TWP. — Hold on to your taste buds – Harry’s on Carverton has opened and features an array of fresh sandwiches, salads, soups and an alternating dinner menu. Owner Ron Williams and his wife, Noralie, are stirring up activity at the small eatery located at 217 Carverton Road in Trucksville. Having worked as a […]

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Floating restaurant idea tabled by Harveys Lake Zoning Board

HARVEYS LAKE — Edye Schneider’s plan to construct a floating dock-like eatery on Harveys Lake encountered choppy waters as residents and the Zoning Hearing Board poked holes in her concept June 6. Over 50 residents filled Harveys Lake Borough’s meeting room to standing room only capacity to quiz Schneider on her preliminary plans to establish […]

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The Lands at Hillside Farms’ ‘Moo Truck’ will take this summer off

KINGSTON TWP. — The Lands at Hillside Farms’ black and white cow-spotted ice cream truck will not be grazing at various events this summer. No, the “Moo Truck” has not been put out to pasture, according to Chet Mozloom, the executive director at The Lands at Hillside Farms in Kingston Township. “The truck is out […]

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Chamber Notes: Back Mountain Chamber has been busy this month

To many of us, Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of summer. Let us never forget the brave men and women of our military who have made the ultimate sacrifice so that we might enjoy the freedoms we have. Thank you to all of those who have served our country, past and present. The Back […]

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