Times-Shamrock selling local newspaper group
Times-Shamrock Communications has sold its newspaper group to Colorado-based Media News Group, according to a letter sent to employees today.
The sale is effective as of today, Thursday, Aug. 31, CEO James Lewandowski said in the letter.
Times-Shamrock Communications includes four daily newspapers in Northeastern Pennsylvania - The Times-Tribune in Scranton, The Citizens' Voice in Wilkes-Barre, The Standard Speaker in Hazleton and The Republican Herald in Pottsville.
Lewandowski said the company's radio and billboard operations are not part of the sale.
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