Frank Nemeth, of Wilkes-Barre, doesn’t need a study to tell him the region is in rough shape.
Nemeth works at the Main Street Trading Post, a pawn shop south of Public Square, and he said his job has exposed him to the harsh realities of the city’s economy.
“I don’t see any recovery happening,” he said.
Instead, Nemeth said he sees some of the same people everyday — sometimes two or three times — trying to sell their belongings to afford necessities like food and gas.
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