LACKAWANNA, N.Y. -- A popular Lackawanna Italian restaurant is opening a new location in the Northtowns.

The owner of Mulberry Italian Ristorante on Jackson Ave. in Lackawanna, Joe Jerge, confirmed the new restaurant will be at the Squire on Main's location in Snyder (4548 Main Street).

He also said they are shooting open by early September.

When asked about the reasons for opening the new location, Jerge responded: "we've been wanting to open in the Northtowns for a while."

He also said the new location is a manageable size, with about 55 to 60 tables.