State Plans Closure of Prisons
HARRISBURG -- In a decision that's likely to hurt the economy in at least one part of our area, the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections wants to close two prisons, and has narrowed down the list to five, with most of the prisons on that list in our area. A lot of business owners in the greater Nanticoke area are outraged after hearing the announcement from the state corrections department that it plans to shutter two prisons. One of those that could close is SCI Retreat near Hunlock Creek.