Clarion’s Comet Food Warehouse Is Closing After 50 Years

Clarion, PA –  It has been announced unofficially that the Comet Food Warehouse in Clarion will be closing. No date for the closing has been released.

A member of the store’s management team said the staff had heard rumors of the closing over the weekend, which were confirmed Monday morning.

Starting next week, Comet will have a storewide 20% off sale.

The Levy family of Punxsutawney, founded Jefferson Wholesale (Comet’s parent company) about 50 years ago. Since then the company had seen a steady decline in business.

Comet’s closure is expected to affect 25-36 employees.