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    New Health Care Center Opens in Susquehanna County

    MONTROSE — A new health care center in Susquehanna County opened its doors Saturday morning. NEPA Community Health Care dedicated it’s third center in Montrose. The Matthew W. Stahl Memorial Health Center opened up in the newly renovated Tannery Place on Main Street in the borough. The facility is named after 8-year-old Matthew Stahl who passed away in 2012. “It’s great because not only are we bringing health care to the area, we are also bringing jobs and opportunities for […]

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    Lockdown Lifted at Lackawanna County Prison

    SCRANTON — After a week-long lockdown, the Lackawanna County prison will allow visitors again starting Sunday. The lockdown came after an inmate at the prison tested positive for a contagious disease. In the days that followed, each inmate was tested for tuberculosis. Officials say those tests came back negative. The prison went back to normal operations Saturday and will allow inmate visits starting Sunday morning.

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    Coroner: Man Hit by Car in Parking Lot has Died

    SCRANTON — One of the people struck by a car in a parking lot in Scranton earlier this week has died. The coroner confirms Emil Klatt, 79, of Scranton passed away shortly after 10 Saturday morning. According to witnesses, an 88-year-old woman was having trouble getting out of a parking spot at the Gerrity’s on North Keyser Avenue when she hit the gas instead of the brake. Shirley Wiltshire, 75, of Scranton was also hit. She remains in good condition. […]

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    Talkback 16: NW 16 Anchors, Jim Coles, Officer Involved Shooting

    In this Talkback 16, we hear from a caller who thinks the Newswatch 16 anchors talk too fast and another who says Jim Coles needs his own channel. First, we start with some more serious calls about an officer involved shooting.

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    Career Day for Students in Mountain Top

    MOUNTAIN TOP — It was career day at a catholic elementary school in Luzerne County and Newswatch 16’s Tom Williams shared his insight into the television news business. The career day was for seventh and eighth grade students at St. Jude School in Mountain Top. Tom was among other people who came to talk about their careers.

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    Students with Special Needs Hit the Hardwood

    SCRANTON — Some middle school hoop players in Scranton hit the hardwood with students with special needs. Students at All Saints Academy played a friendly game with kids from the Jefferson Center Thursday morning. The game is part of Catholic Schools Week. It gives the students from the Jefferson Center in Dunmore a chance to play in front of a crowd.

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    Silos Coming Down for Prison

    SUNBURY — A new prison will be built in Northumberland County and demolition crews are starting to tear down the large silos on the site of the old Celotex plant in Sunbury. It is part of phase one of the demolition of the project. A new prison is being built after the old one in Sunbury burned a little more than a year ago.

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    Family Displaced by Fire in Lycoming County

    HUGHESVILLE — A family in Lycoming County is out of their home after a fire. Crews were called to the house on Third Street in Hughesville just after 10 a.m. on Thursday. The family tells us fire sparked in the attic. The owner tried to put it out, but the attic was filling with smoke. The three people who live here are staying with family. Authorities are investigating what caused the fire in Lycoming County.

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    Car Flips in Lackawanna County

    BLAKELY — A man was hurt after his car flipped Sunday night in Lackawanna County. Police say the driver of the BMW hit a curb and flipped the vehicle. He was taken to the hospital with head injuries. There is no word on what caused the accident. A detour was in place for about an hour while the crash was cleaned up in Lackawanna County.

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    Vigil for Missing Woman

    MONTOURSVILLE — Search efforts continue for the missing woman in Lycoming County. Dozens came out to the Montoursville Area High School for a vigil for Michelle Inch, who has not been seen since Tuesday, shortly before her boyfriend allegedly broke into her parents’ home and tried to kill them. “Michelle is always a very positive person. She has a smile that lights up the room and a contagious laugh,” said friend Merissa Perna. “She would have a positive outlook and that’s what […]

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    28th Annual Early Bird Sports Expo

    BLOOMSBURG — Gear for hunting, fishing and other outdoor sports were on display Sunday in Columbia County. Vendors packed the Bloomsburg Fairgrounds for the 28th annual Early Bird Sports Expo. The family that organizes the event every year says it’s a great way for folks to get a jump on activities they enjoy in the warmer seasons. “We’re just trying to get people out of their cabin fever state to try to come in and shake off the snow and […]

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    Touring New Coughlin High School

    WILKES-BARRE — Some folks got to tour the newly renovated Mackin School in Wilkes-Barre Sunday afternoon. Wilkes-Barre Area School District officials held an open house at the school on Hillard Street as they showed folks the facility. Ninth and tenth grade students of Coughlin High School have been going to the Mackin School since returning from Christmas break earlier this month. The district superintendent says he is happy to show taxpayers where their money is going while the new Coughlin […]

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