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    Waterspout Captured on Camera in Lackawanna County

    MOUNT COBB — This falls into the “you don’t see that everyday” category. Check out this waterspout caught on camera by WNEP viewer Joe McGraw on Moosic Lakes in Lackawanna County. Joe was in the right spot as the right time on Wednesday, May 18 when this waterspout formed. Stormtracker 16 Chief Meteorologist Tom Clark tells us that this is a mini waterspout, a tiny tornado on the lake. Waterspouts form when there exists a column of warm air rapidly […]

  • Butterfly on orange flower by Mona Hess of Wapwallopen Pa

    Home & Backyard ‘Picture Perfect’ Photo Gallery 2016

    Have a photo of nature's beauty? Share with us in our Home & Backyard 'Picture Perfect' Photo Gallery

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    Full Moon Slideshow

    Check out some great photos of our moon and submit your own!

  • Low rainbow over I-81 in Moosic.

    Rainbow Photo Gallery

    Have a great rainbow photo? Submit it to our Rainbow Photo Gallery

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    Hall’s Fishing Frenzy Contest 2016

    UPDATE:  Thanks to everyone who entered the “Hall’s Marine Fishing Frenzy” 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, May 22 […]

  • Gorgeous sunset from Mercur Hill, Wysox, Bradford County on March 11, 2016.

    Spring Sunset Slideshow

    Check out some beautiful spring sunsets and submit your own!

  • Dressed as Dorothy, Jana Greer leads a tour down the Yellow Brick Road at the Land of Oz on Beech Mountain Friday, June 5, 2015.

    Abandoned ‘Land of Oz’ Theme Park to Open for Tours

    BEECH MOUNTAIN, N.C. — The mostly defunct “Land of Oz” theme park in North Carolina will open next month for tours. “It sits hidden on top of a mountain, one of the highest mountain peaks in the eastern U.S., so being there was almost like entering another planet,” Lawless said at the time. “It was surreal and completely beautiful.” WGHP reports that the park was open from 1970 to 1980. When Oz was open year-round, tourists could explore Dorothy’s farmhouse, meet their favorite […]

  • Hail fell at 935pm for 3-5 minutes the size of quarters.

    Hail Storm Photo Gallery

    Have a hail storm photo you'd like to share? Submit it to our Hail Storm Photo Gallery.

  • Frozen fog this morning at Kiwi Berry Organics in Riverside, PA taken by Roger Tapp III and Dave Jackson.

    Winter Frost Photo Gallery

    Who knew frost could be so beautiful? Check out some great winter frost pics and submit your own.

  • Photo courtesy: Facebook/Ziegler Golf School

    PGA Tour Player Turns Lifeguard — Strips Off Clothes to Save Baby Bird

    Ponte Vedra Beach, FL — PGA Tour player Greg Owen got himself a birdie of different sort Monday. While playing a practice round for this weekend’s Players Championship at TPC Sawgrass,  Owen saw that a baby bird had into a nearby pond and was having difficulty staying afloat. Owen wasted no time.  He stripped down to his skivvies and waded into the pond to scoop up the newborn bird. Luckily Owen’s instructor, Tony Ziegler of the Ziegler Golf School, was there to record the […]

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    How You Can Watch Monday’s Mercury Transit Live

    It happens only a little more than once a decade – and the next chance to see it is Monday, May 9. Throughout the U.S., sky watchers can watch Mercury pass between Earth and the sun in a rare astronomical event known as a planetary transit. Mercury will appear as a tiny black dot as it glides in front of the sun’s blazing disk over a period of seven and a half hours, between about 7:12 a.m. and 2:42 p.m. EDT. […]

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    Aeropostale Files for Bankruptcy, Will Close Stores

    MOOSIC — Aeropostale filed for bankruptcy on Wednesday after losing money for 13 consecutive quarters and plans to close dozens of stores, including one in Lackawanna County. The youth-oriented clothing chain said it would be closing 113 stores in the United States, in addition to its 41 stories in Canada, as it seeks to “achieve long-term financial stability.” One of the stores set to close is located at the Shoppes at Montage in Moosic. Aeropostale listed assets of $354 million in the […]


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