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  • Spring Sunset Slideshow

    Check out some beautiful spring sunsets and submit your own!

  • Taking to the Skies with the U.S. Army Golden Knights

    At this weekend’s Northeastern Pennsylvania Air Show, our assistant chief photographer Corey Burns got the chance to take to the air with some of the U.S. Army’s Golden Knights.

  • Scholarship Fundraiser in Memory of Dr. Jennifer Sidari

    PITTSTON — It was a day of giving back in memory of a woman from Luzerne County who died unexpectedly. A block party was held Sunday evening at Coopers in Pittston to remember Dr. Jennifer Sidari. Sidari was 26 years old and had just graduated medical college before her death in 2013. The block party wrapped up a day of events including a motorcycle rally, a benefit with vendors, music, and a dunk tank. “For us to be able to […]

  • Peace Rallies Held in Scranton, Wilkes-Barre in Wake of Violence in Charlottesville

    SCRANTON — The violence in Virginia on Saturday has led to numerous peace rallies throughout the nation, including one on Courthouse Square in Scranton. Nearly 200 people came together Sunday night to stand against hatred and condemn the actions of the white supremacist groups as well as anyone who commits acts of violence that amount to domestic terrorism. “​We have people here tonight standing up against hatred. We can’t live in a country where it’s acceptable for people to be […]

  • Northeastern Pennsylvania Air Show Wraps Up

    AVOCA — A weekend of high flying excitement has wrapped up at the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport. The Northeastern Pennsylvania Air Show returned to our area after a 17-year hiatus. A variety of antique planes and modern jets crisscrossed the skies. For veterans, it was a chance to get up close again with the planes they had used to defend our country. A P-51 brought back memories for Gene Gallagher, a World War II veteran from Clarks Summit. “When you hear […]

  • Grand Opening of Pink Ivory Salon in Ashland

    ASHLAND — A plan put on hold by cancer, finally pulled through for a new business owner in Schuylkill County. Newswatch 16 stopped by the grand opening for Pink Ivory Salon in Ashland. The beauty shop on Broad Street was in the works for a few years, but owner Janine Lucas had to wait when her cancer returned. After bone marrow transplants and with the help of her daughter, Lucas felt she is at the best she’s been in a […]

  • Festival and Feast of St. Rocco a Dunmore Tradition

    DUNMORE — It was a day for a Catholic tradition that dates back more than a century in Lackawanna County. A procession made its way through the streets near St. Rocco’s Church in Dunmore. The crowd carried statues for the parish’s Italian festival and feast of St. Rocco. Pizza and other Italian dishes were sold at the festival grounds. One family Newswatch 16 spoke with has more than a dozen members in the procession every year. “My parents are both […]

  • Walking in the Park for Pet Rescue

    SCRANTON — People and their four-legged friends pounded their paws on the pavement in Scranton Sunday. One Life to Live Pet Rescue held its 5k in Nay Aug Park. People came with their pets for the center’s biggest fundraiser of the year. Runners and walkers made their way through the park. The money raised will go towards the center’s efforts to rescue animals for adoption.

  • Third Annual Never Forgotten Ride in Scranton

    SCRANTON — Dozens of bikers took to the streets in memory of a Scranton police officer killed in the line of duty two years ago. The third annual Never Forgotten Ride kicked off Sunday at Toyota of Scranton on North Main Avenue. The ride is held in memory of Scranton Police Officer John Wilding. Wilding died after a fall while chasing robbery suspects on the city’s west side. Money raised at the ride goes to a scholarship fund for the […]

  • Alabama Mom’s Hysterical Back-to-School Photo Goes Viral

    SALEM, Al. —  Like many families, Jena Willingham’s three children headed back to school on Monday, but not before taking a hilarious photo summing up some parents’ reaction to the end of summer. Lounging in a pool float with a drink in her hand, Willingham is all smiles as her children look on, clearly not amused by the prospect of going back to class. “Bahahaha…from one momma to another…girlfriend…I hope you had a fabulous MONDAY!!!” one woman wrote. “I love […]

  • Full Moon Slideshow

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

  • Darren Daulton, Former All-Star Phillies Catcher, Dies at 55

    Baseball is mourning the loss of a former Phillie and World Series champ. Darren “Dutch” Daulton passed away on Sunday at the age of 55. The former all star catcher was diagnosed with brain cancer in 2013. He led a misfit bunch of Phillies to an improbable World Series Run in 1993 before losing to the Toronto Blue Jays in six games. Dalton also played in two games with the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons during  a rehab stint for an eye […]