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    Deadly Crash in Columbia County

    BRIAR CREEK TOWNSHIP — One person is dead after a crash in Columbia County. Authorities said the call came in around 8 a.m. Sunday for a crash on Shickshinny Valley Road. According to officials, the coroner was called to scene. Shickshinny Valley Road was closed while authorities investigated the cause of the wreck north of Berwick. Officials have not released any names or the cause of the deadly crash in Columbia County.

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    Gala Celebrates Library’s 125th Anniversary

    WILKES-BARRE — The Osterhout Free Library celebrated it’s 125th anniversary over the weekend in Wilkes-Barre. Newswatch 16 stopped by the gala held at the Westmoreland Club on South Franklin Street Saturday afternoon. Almost 200 people paid to get in, and raised more than $60,000 for the library. The Osterhout has been providing free books, and educational programs to folks in the area for more than 125 years. Congratulations to everyone at the library in Luzerne County.

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    Superfoods: Ideas to Pack Your Plate

    Ryan Leckey stopped by Weis Markets to learn about a national campaign underway this month aimed to make sure we eat more fruits and veggies. Check it out here!

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    Supermarket Sweeps: Grocery Store Gives Back

    Weis Markets is giving back to two big causes to help folks in northeastern and central Pennsylvania. The supermarket chain is a corporate sponsor of Ryan’s Run 5. The campaign helps kids and adults with disabilities who are served by Allied Services. The other cause is “Fight Hunger” which is underway now at all Weis locations in our area.   The project collects items and money for area food banks until the end of this month. Click here for more information.

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    Man Charged with Attempted Homicide of a Police Officer

    SHENANDOAH — A man is charged with attempted homicide after trying to stab an officer in Schuylkill County. Investigators said Zachary Cyr threatened a cop with a knife during a domestic dispute Tuesday at a home on South Chestnut Street in Shenandoah. According to officials, Cyr was eventually arrested and is locked up in Schuylkill County.

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    Man Hits Utility Pole During Police Chase in Lycoming County

    WILLIAMSPORT — A police chase came to a violent end in Williamsport. Officers said Justin Stewart was arrested around 5:30 p.m. Thursday in the area of Via Bella and Pine Streets. According to officials,  the man drove off when they tried to stop a drug deal but hit a utility pole during the chase. Williamsport police said drugs, needles, and cash were found inside the vehicle after the chase in Lycoming County.

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    Stabbing Victim Found in SUV Crash in Wilkes-Barre

    WILKES-BARRE — Police said they found a stabbing victim in an SUV in Wilkes-Barre. Officers tell Newswatch 16 that they received a phone call about a man heading toward Sheldon Street after being stabbed. According to officials, they found an SUV crashed into the levee on Riverside Drive around 4 a.m. Friday where the man inside turned out to be the victim. The victim, whose name has not being released, was found unresponsive and was flown to the hospital. Wilkes-Barre […]

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    Weis Markets: Supporting WNEP’s Ryan’s Run & More

    To learn more about Weis’ Fight Hunger campaign, head here. To learn more about superfoods, click here.

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    Preview of #ApparentlyKid on The Ellen Show

    An internet sensation from our area makes his big appearance on “The Ellen Show” Thursday morning at 10a.m. Ryan Leckey tracked Noah’s trip to Hollywood and spoke with him about getting ready for his big interview on the talk show.

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    First Look at #ApparentlyKid’s Appearance on The Ellen Show

    It’s a big day for one tike who already made quite the splash on the internet. The #ApparentlyKid was back in the limelight on Thursday. Ryan Leckey has a first look of Noah Ritter, the #ApparentlyKid, on “The Ellen Show” that airs 10a.m. Thursday morning.    

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    The Ellen Show

    For more information on how to get tickets to “The Ellen Show”, click here. Check out the full clip of Noah Ritter here, the “Apparently Kid” that went viral .

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    Two Stores Robbed in Hazleton

    HAZLETON — According to police, two stores were robbed Monday morning in Hazleton. Officials said police were called to an armed robbery at Pence’s Variety Store on Alter Street where two men entered the store with a bat and large knife, possibly a machete. Hazleton police said the robbers took money, three packs of Newports, two boxes of cigars, and took off running wearing dark colored clothing, gloves, and bandanas covering their faces. According to officials, robbers hit the Dollar […]


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