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    Winchester Archery Moves to Northeastern Pennsylvania

    CHERRY RIDGE TOWNSHIP — A name well-known for its rifles and ammo is making bows and crossbows and just relocated to Wayne County. Winchester Archery is making the bows at its new location near Honesdale. The company’s president, Tim Barber, went through the process of turning a piece of aluminum into a compound bow at […]

  • Still Snipping Hair at 100 Years Old

    Here at Newswatch 16, we’ve shown you a lot of stories about people in our area who turn one hundred years old. But most of them aren’t still working. One barber from Nanticoke is still clipping hair, even today, on his 100th birthday. Every buzz, every snip, every comb through the hair is another reminder […]

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    Home Ruined By Fire

    PITTSTON—Fire crews from were called to the house on Tedrick Street in Pittston to fight the flames just after 2:30 p.m. Monday. “What I really noticed was the ground was on fire with that tree there and then I really looked up and I could see that the house was kind of engulfed also,” said […]

  • 59th Annual Jordan Relays In Scranton

    Isabelle Clauss ran the anchor leg in 4×100 meter relay for the Abington Heights girls team leading to a winning time of 49.76 seconds-setting a new meet record at the 59th annual Jordan Relays at Scranton Memorial Stadium on Thursday night May 1st, 2014. Joseph Austin from Riverside ran the anchor leg for the Vikings […]

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    Not Guilty Verdict In Monroe County Homicide Case

    STROUDSBURG — A jury found a man not guilty in connection with his co-worker’s death in Monroe County. The verdict came in around 5:30 p.m. finding Shawn Develvet not guilty. In May of last year, police say a fight broke out inside Stylez barber shop near Tobyhanna. The fight was between accused killer Shawn Develvet […]

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    Charges Filed For Crash That Killed Mount Carmel Teen

    MOUNT CARMEL — A man is now charged for a deadly crash in Northumberland County that killed a young woman last year. Hasan Abuomar, 20, of Mount Carmel is charged with homicide by vehicle and involuntary manslaughter in the July 16, 2013 crash in Upper Augusta Township that killed Marcelle Barber, 18, of Mount Carmel. […]

  • MicroTouch Switchblade

    If you’re a man that likes your hair to look clean and trimmed without having to go to the barber every other week, then this Does it Really Work is for you! It’s called Micro Touch Switchblade. It’s an all-in-one, head-to-toe groomer. The maker claims it trims hair anywhere with micro precision! But does it […]

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    Blue Devil Pride Covers Old Forge

    OLD FORGE — The Old Forge Blue Devils and their many supporters were prepared for a trip to Hazleton Friday night. But even though the game’s been postponed until Saturday, there’s still a lot of excitement in town. Signs of support have been cropping up all over Old Forge to let the team know their […]

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    Improving A Tamaqua Neighborhood

    TAMAQUA — An old bar in Schuylkill County has a new owner.  A non-profit organization recently bought it. The group’s goal is to crack down on crime in what used to be a vibrant community. Janis Wenzel of Tamaqua works at getting her garden ready for winter. She remembers how vibrant her neighborhood once was. […]

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    What’s Next For The Mall At Steamtown?

    SCRANTON — Management at the Mall at Steamtown is scrambling to fill the soon to be empty retail space The Bon-Ton now fills. The Bon-Ton is one of two retail anchors of the mall and its owners announced Thursday they would not be renewing their lease and will be vacating their two-story store in Scranton. […]

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    Dodging Deer

    BRODHEADSVILLE — As you’re driving the back roads and highways throughout our region, make sure you pay attention to oncoming deer. It’s that time of year when deer are on the move. All sorts of roads wind through the Poconos Mountains, some into heavily forested areas. But AAA says this time of year you might […]

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    Welcome Home: Soldiers Return From Kuwait

    SCRANTON — There was a big welcome home Friday in Lackawanna County as hundreds of National Guard troops from the 55th Armor Brigade returned to their loved ones. Hundreds of National Guard troops who spent most of the past year deployed to Kuwait have now returned home. It was an emotional day throughout our area. […]