The Pilla family has plans for the former Agosti's Food Market in Hometown.

New owners Tom and Nancy Pilla and Joel Risteter want to transform the market into an old fashioned butcher shop type of operation. The Pillas own Keystone Kitchen and Bath in Hazleton and the Risteter family previously owned John and Bob's Friendly Market in Lansford.

The new owners also hope to open up space in the market for tenants to lease.

Tom Pilla said he hopes to have the store up and operational before Thanksgiving.

Read more about the Pillas' plans in Wednesday's TIMES NEWS.