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    Dying ‘Star Wars’ Fan’s Wish to See ‘Force Awakens’ Granted; Mark Hamill Approves

    Daniel Fleetwood was dealt a tragic hand when doctors diagnosed him with cell sarcoma cancer and told him on September 1 that he had one or two months to live. However, with the help of a viral online petition and some celebrity signal boosts, Fleetwood got his dying wish. The mega “Star Wars” fan was granted his screening of the upcoming Episode VII, “The Force Awakens,” on Thursday (November 5). RELATED: Are Han Solo and Princess Leia’s children in ‘The Force […]

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    Liveblog: 2015 Election Coverage

    Follow Newswatch 16’s coverage of the 2015 election.  Check back for the latest updates from the polls. Find your polling place HERE. Get election results HERE.

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    Pet Slideshow: November 2015

    Check out some great pet photos and submit your own to our November Pet Slideshow!

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    Big Solar Storm Means Chance to See Northern Lights in Pennsylvania

    The forecast of a G3 magnetic storm Monday night means chances will be good to see the Aurora borealis, better known as the Northern Lights.  Due to the strength of this storm, the potential is there for the aurora to be visible in our area and New York City and as far south as Oklahoma City and Raleigh, N.C. The forecast from the Geophysical Institute at the University of Alaska Fairbanks shows the areas that have the best chance of seeing northern lights […]

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    College Athlete Surprises Mother, Toddler With Act of Kindness at Target

    Lafayette, IN — Megan Shufflebarger apparently wasn’t the only person listening to her young daughter Kinley’s “oohing” and “ahhing” in the toy isle of their local Target.  A young man was also listening and helped make the little girl’s birthday extra special. While the toddler stood in front of a row of dolls, the young man knelt next to her and asked which one was her favorite. “I really lub dis one,” she answered. After a chuckle, the teen walked off with […]

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    The WNEP Ski Card is back!

    We are excited to announce the biggest card we’ve ever featured! Ski 9 great mountains for only $129! That’s more than a 75% savings from purchasing a lift ticket to each mountain, individually! You may redeem this for either weekday or weekend lift tickets. That’s right, you can ski on the weekend with the WNEP Ski Card! Each WNEP Ski Card is good for one full-day lift ticket at each of the following local ski resorts: Jack Frost/Big Boulder Gore Mountain […]

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    Kioti Krazy Contest 2015

    UPDATE:  Thanks to everyone who entered Pennsylvania Outdoor Life’s ‘Kioti Krazy Contest’.  The entry period has ended, but the fun is just beginning! Click on the first letter of your last name (as entered in the form when submitting clues) to find your ‘lucky number’: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z Then, tune into Pennsylvania Outdoor Life on Sunday, November […]

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    Police Investigate Deadly Crash in Columbia County

    SOUTH CENTRE TOWNSHIP — One woman was killed in a two-vehicle crash Monday morning in Columbia County. The crash between an SUV and a car happened around 9:30 a.m. on Old Berwick Road in South Centre Township. One of the drivers, a 70-year-old woman, was killed. Investigators have not released her name. Old Berwick Road was closed while police investigated.

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    Google’s Frightgeist Can Show You How Original Your Halloween Costume Really Is

    Google’s Frightgeist tool is harnessing the power of search data to let you know the chances that you’ll run into someone else wearing the same costume this Halloween. If you show up to a costume party dressed as a Pirate this year, there’s a good chance you’ll be seeing double, or even triple.  The classic costume is the fourth most popular costume nationally. Looking to stand out locally?  Stay clear of Poison Ivy and Harley Quinn.  They are the number […]

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    ‘Clothesline for Men’ Helps Scranton Men in Need

    SCRANTON — The charity “Friends of the Poor” in Scranton has a new place to help men in need of clothes. The program “Clothesline for Men” provides clothing for the less fortunate. Members blessed their new site on Linden Street on Monday. There are all types of men’s clothes at “The Linden House,” from workwear to business-casual and suit jackets. “Our volunteers are so respectful and so passionate and committed about what they do,” says Sister Ann Walsh, Director of […]

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    GoGo squeeZ Recalls Applesauce Pouches Due to Mold Concerns

    The maker of a popular brand of children’s applesauce pouches has issued a voluntary recall after mold was found in some of its products. GoGo Squeez is recalling applesauce shipped nationwide with a “best before date” between June 30, 2016, and July 26, 2016. The company said a production issue could cause the applesauce pouches to harbor fruit mold. No other GoGo Squeez products are impacted by this recall. The company’s CEO Michel Larroche says the mold poses no health […]


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