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That's Rentertainment to close this summer

After 30 years of business, That's Rentertainment will close later this summer. The video rental store specializes in independent films. 

By Ben Lash

June 7, 2015

After 30 years of business, locally-owned video rental store That’s Rentertainment has announced it will be closing this summer. The store opened in June 1985 in the back of Johnstowne Center on campus as a video and record rental store. It specializes in independent films and is located today at 51...

Local celebrities support Summer Youth Employment Program by volunteering at Merry Ann’s Diner fundraiser

Steve Gardner, a financial planner, chats with a customer at Merry Ann's Diner on Tuesday, June 2.

By Mariah Schaefer

June 2, 2015

A fundraiser featuring local celebrities helped out the Summer Youth Employment Program this week. This was the second year the event, hosted by Merry Ann's Diner, has been held. “Merry Ann’s Diner Celebrity Server and Chef Fundraiser,” took place at the restaurant's Main Street location o...