Retail hell and the murder of malls

So often, it seems that I am posting “end times” stories on this website. End times for schools in my area.. for churches.. for stores.. End times for the fabric of the once strong and proud coal region of Pennsylvania.. End times for so many things. Believe it or not, I am mostly a positive … Read moreRetail hell and the murder of malls

Retail hell and the murder of malls

So often, it seems that I am posting “end times” stories on this website. End times for schools in my area.. for churches.. for stores.. End times for the fabric of the once strong and proud coal region of Pennsylvania.. End times for so many things. Believe it or not, I am mostly a positive … Read moreRetail hell and the murder of malls

Kmart closes at Schuylkill Mall after 35 years

Kmart closes at Schuylkill Mall after 35 years A local story from my mall. Perhaps too be former mall.. With each anchor store closing and empty location, the demise of the Schuylkill Mall seems to get closer.. This weekend Kmart shut does for good. What remains is an imcreasingly empty vessel of yesteryear with running … Read moreKmart closes at Schuylkill Mall after 35 years

More death of the coal region news

I feature some telling headlines from my hometown now and then, today’s offers more compelling information that the dream of the coal region, once filled with hope and coal in veins, is slowly becoming a relic of a past generation.. Catholic parishes in Ashland, Gordon and Girardville to merge This is a double whammy, of … Read moreMore death of the coal region news