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  • Bow Hunting with the President of Winchester Archery

    Join us on an archery hunt in Wayne County with Tim Barber, president of Winchester Archery.

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    Water Work Ending in Kingston, Continuing in Wilkes-Barre

    WILKES-BARRE — That huge water main break in Kingston has forced some 10,000 homes and businesses to boil their water before they drink it. The water boil advisory issued Thursday comes as crews continue to make repairs to the massive pipe. Crews are still working to fix the broken water pipe, but water is back […]

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    Tribute to Patrolman John Wilding

    SCRANTON — It’s been about a month since Patrolman John Wilding died in the line of duty in Scranton. On Sunday,  people came together to honor his memory and help his family with a motorcycle ride. Some of those riders wore a special tribute that will stay with them for a long time. More than […]

  • Several million pounds of frozen chicken are being recalled after 11 people got sick from salmonella.  Aspen Foods is recalling nearly two million pounds of frozen chicken after three people became ill in Minnesota, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

    Millions of Pounds of Frozen Chicken Recalled Over Salmonella Concerns

    MINNEAPOLIS — Several million pounds of frozen chicken are being recalled after 11 people got sick from salmonella. Aspen Foods is recalling nearly two million pounds of frozen chicken after three people became ill in Minnesota, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. This follows another recently expanded recall by Barber Foods of Portland, Maine, […]

  • AAA: Millions Expected to Travel for Fourth of July

    LACKAWANNA COUNTY — The big holiday rush is on with folks heading out on the highways for the Fourth of July weekend. AAA expects nearly 42 million people will travel this weekend with 85 percent of those, or 35 million, expected to drive. AAA says that’s the highest national volume since 2007. “My favorite holiday!” […]

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    ‘The Leonard’ Awarded State Gaming Money

    SCRANTON — A private business in Scranton is defending itself for being awarded a grant that comes from state gaming funds. The folks from The Leonard theater and event space told Newswatch 16 the public will benefit when the theater opens its doors officially later this year. Inside a long-shuttered hardware store on Adams Avenue in […]

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    Interstate 81North Reopens After Deadly Crash

    UPDATE 3:30 P.M. — Both lanes of Interstate 81 north have reopened after the crash, according to PennDOT. AVOCA — Part of Interstate 81 was shut down in Luzerne County due to a deadly crash. One lane of I-81 northbound was closed just past the Avoca exit after a tractor-trailer crashed. [Get the latest information on […]

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    Arrests Expected in Stroud Mall Assault

    STROUD TOWNSHIP — Police in the Poconos now say they are close to making an arrest after a woman was assaulted leaving the movies at the Stroud Mall Easter Sunday. But just a few days ago, another violent crime happened outside the same mall. Investigators are close to charging several individuals in relation to the […]

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    Charges Filed for Deadly January Crash in Peckville

    SCRANTON — Police say the driver who caused a deadly crash in Lackawanna County was high on a pain medication he didn’t have a prescription for. He is now charged with the death of an elderly woman. That crash was on January 16. The victim, Helen Cordelli, 82, of Olyphant died from her injuries about […]

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    Scranton Business Owners Agree With Biden’s Vision Of Hope

    SCRANTON — Tuesday’s vice presidential visit from Scranton native Joe Biden left behind a message of hope and opportunity, both for our country and for the city he once called home. Biden made that impassioned speech to the crowd at the annual Friendly Sons of St. Patrick dinner Tuesday night. Biden acknowledged the hard financial […]

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    Snow Piles Bog Down Business

    SCRANTON — When you pay taxes or maintenance fees to have snow removed, you want it done. But Scranton taxpayers are dealing with piles of snow that many feel should have been gone soon after the last snowstorm. Downtown Scranton is home to some pretty big snow piles which are now a few days old. […]

  • Does It Really Work? Portable Auto Heater and Defroster

    Kurt Aaron tests out the Portable Auto Heater and Defroster to find out, “Does It Really Work?” The maker claims it will quickly defrost your windows and heat up your car.  It can defrost windows from the inside or out.  Just simply plug it into your vehicles 12v power port and turn it on.  You […]