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    Hazleton Police Investigating Armed Robbery at a Barber Shop

    HAZLETON — Police are looking for a man who they say was involved in an armed robbery in Hazleton. Officials said the man walked into a barber shop on the 500 block of Alter Street just before midnight. According to police, he showed a gun and took off with cash. Authorities said no one was […]

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    Susquehanna County Snow Day

    MONTROSE — Another part of the northern tier that saw some snow overnight was Susquehanna County. Even some students in the Montrose area are describing the nuisance storm as a mess that just won’t leave. Just like Santa hanging onto a house, this recent storm just won’t seem to let go in Susquehanna County. In […]

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    Fire Damages Five Buildings, Displaces Three Families

    NANTICOKE– Even experienced firefighters said it was one of the most intimidating fires they ever faced in Nanticoke. Friday night flames damaged five buildings at the corner of South Hanover and West Green Streets. Officials say one woman was taken to the hospital after breathing in too much smoke and her cats were reported missing. […]

  • District Court Moved and Updated

    RENOVO — A building that used to be a district magistrate’s office in Clinton County has been sold. The magistrate in Renovo moved into a different building in September. Newswatch 16 got a look at that place Thursday to find out why it’s such an improvement over the old office. The old third district court […]

  • Wayne County Archery Hunt

    Join Tim Barber, President of Winchester Archery, for an evening archery hunt in Wayne County.

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    Wrecked Bar Back Open In Susquehanna County

    HALLSTEAD — A bar and restaurant in Susquehanna County is back open, only six weeks after a car plowed into the place, destroying much of the bar area. We were in Hallstead on Wednesday where the owner was proud to show off all the repairs and thank all those who helped after the crash. It […]

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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. […]