Redding's JC Penney store on at-risk list

Redding JCPenney among list of stores likely to close

Redding JCPenney among list of stores likely to close

The Maine Mall's JCPenney is one of the 39 stores listed.

Although the company has been tight-lipped about which stores will close, Morningstar Credit Ratings on Wednesday released a list of stores it deems most likely to be cut based on performance factors.

The list included seven Kmarts in OH and an equal number in Kentucky, as well as four Sears locations in Ohio.

The chain is expected to announce which stores are closing later this month.

In Central New York the company also has stores at Oswego Plaza in Oswego, the Fingerlakes Mall in Auburn, Cortlandville Crossing center in Cortland, the Freedom Mall in Rome and the Sangertown Square mall in New Hartford.

So far, Greater Cincinnati has survived unscathed as some of the country's biggest department store chains shutter stores from ME to Malibu.