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Gathering to Celebrate Jobs Saved

NANTICOKE, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU-TV) It has been a year since Governor Wolf decided not to close three prisons in our region.

 On Thursday, Senator John Yudicak held an event to celebrate that decision.

The decision saved jobs and the local economy.

Many businesses near the prisons were concerned about the closings as well.     

Thursday night's event also recognized the department of correction employees at SCI-Retreat, SCI-Frackville, SCI-Waymart.

The celebration was held at Morris Family restaurant in Nanticoke.


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