robbery at deli
Police are investigating an armed robbery at S&J Deli on Ashley Street Monday night.
Two men entered the deli at about 8:24 p.m., one armed with a knife, police said.
Police described the suspects as black men. The suspect with a knife is about 6 feet tall, black hair above the shoulder with loose curls, red hat, pink sweatshirt, and possibly having a birthmark under his right eye with a Jamaican accent. He walked behind the counter armed with a knife and demanded money, police said.
The other suspect wore a dark blue Nittany Lions sweatshirt and black pants.
They fled the deli with an undetermined amount of money, police said.
Two employees were not injured.
Anyone with information on the robbery is asked to call Ashley police at 570-822-6995 or 911.
on South Franklin St.
Repairs to the sewer line on South Franklin Street, between Northampton and Market Streets, will continue today beginning at 7 a.m., weather permitting, city officials said on Tuesday.
South Franklin Street will remain open while repairs are being made; however, traffic might be slow moving and delays are expected. Drivers are encouraged to allow extra time when commuting through this area as work is scheduled to continue through rush hour.
Designer to appear
at Arch Boutique
Designer Julie Brown will visit Arch Comfort Shoe Boutique in Kingston on Friday.
She will be available Friday afternoon to answer questions about her shoes, which are hand-crafted in America from ecologically processed Italian leathers. Her line of heels and flats will be discounted that day at the boutique, which is located at 355 Market St., Kingston, and open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
For more information, call 570-763-0044.
Police warn of
Thieves broke into 12 vehicles in the early-morning hours Thursday and stole things from inside the cars.
Borough police advise borough residents to remove valuables and lock their car doors at night.
Suspicious activity should be reported by calling the Harveys Lake Police at 570-639-1620 or dialing 911.
Free holiday movie
planned at Kirby
The law firm of Hourigan, Kluger & Quinn will sponsor a free holiday showing of the 2012 computer-animated Disney movie “Wreck It Ralph” on Dec. 21, at the Kirby Center for the Performing Arts.
Doors will open at 12:30 p.m. and the movie will start at 2 p.m. Pre-movie entertainment will start at 1:30 p.m. with a children’s sing-along and a juggler. The movie is open to all families with children under 12. It is the fifth year in a row that the law firm, headquartered in Kingston with offices in Scranton, has sponsored a free holiday movie at the Kirby Center.
All children must be accompanied by an adult. Seating will be limited to the first 1,800 people on a first-come, first-served basis. Everyone attending will get free popcorn and choice of water or juice. Children will receive free hats, gloves and art supplies courtesy of HKQ.
“Wreck-It Ralph” tells the story of Ralph, an arcade game villain who rebels against his role and dreams of becoming a hero. The film features the voices of John C. Reilly, Sarah Silverman, Jack McBrayer and Jane Lynch. For more information, contact Hourigan, Kluger & Quinn at 570-287-3000 or visit www.HKQLAW.com.