School Closings And Delays

Chase Senior joined the Newswatch 16 team in September of 2017. He comes to WNEP-TV from Springfield, Illinois, where he spent two years as a sports reporter, multimedia journalist and radio co-host for Channel1450 and Sports Radio 1450.

Chase grew up just outside of Philadelphia in West Chester, Pennsylvania and graduated from Temple University in 2015 with a degree in journalism. At Temple, Chase was an anchor, reporter and host on Temple TV, a radio co-host and play-by-play announcer on WHIP, wrote for The Temple News and held internships at NBC Sports Philadelphia, 97.5 The Fanatic and the Producers Guild of America.

Chase is excited to be back in his home state of Pennsylvania and is proud to serve such a loyal and passionate audience. Chase is a die-hard Philadelphia sports fan. In his free time, he enjoys listening to rap music or podcasts, working out and spending time with his family and friends. ​

Recent Articles
  • Food App Expanding to Scranton

    SCRANTON — A self-described trendy, dynamic app is making its debut in Scranton on Friday. The app is designed to help bring traffic to local restaurants, and it’s expanding in our area. The Spotluck app will make its debut in Lackawanna County on Friday and in Luzerne County in March. It will provide diners with discounts at a variety of establishments in the area. Spotluck is spinning its way to the Electric City. With one spin of a virtual roulette wheel, […]

  • Carbondale Fire Department, Red Cross Install Free Smoke Alarms

    CARBONDALE — While many folks were off for the holiday, the Carbondale Fire Department and the American Red Cross spent Martin Luther King Day helping others. They partnered up to install free smoke alarms for residents in Carbondale. Active smoke alarms are especially important during the winter months. “There are a lot of fires, more in the winter months with the heating systems and alternative heating sources that people try to use that cause concerns for us, so everybody trying […]

  • Ice Jam Concerns Along Susquehanna River

    WILKES-BARRE — Along the banks of the Susquehanna River in Wilkes-Barre is a sight many probably aren’t used to seeing. Instead of flowing water, blocks of ice stacked up and remained at a standstill Sunday. Officials believe there is an ice jam near the Black Diamond railroad bridge. According to officials, this video by WNEP-TV reporter @Chase_Senior, is the area of the Susquehanna River in Wilkes-Barre that is jammed with ice. Some water is getting through and river level around […]

  • Donations for a Hero Trooper

    FOREST CITY — Pennsylvania State Police Cpl. Seth Kelly continues to recover from his injuries following a shootout in November on Route 33 near Nazareth. Kelly graduated from Forest City High School in 1996 and on Thursday, students presented his family with a check to show their support to a former Forester. The Forest City Regional Elementary School gym was packed, but the large crowd wasn’t on hand for a game. Students and faculty filled the place to honor Cpl. […]

  • Registration Fee Coming in Lackawanna County?

    LACKAWANNA COUNTY — Over the last few years, the number of counties in Pennsylvania to implement per-vehicle registration fees has grown rapidly. Lackawanna County could be next, with a vote coming in about two weeks. Lackawanna County might be the next county to be hit with a vehicle registration fee. County commissioners will vote on a $5 per-vehicle charge on January 24. The fee has already been implemented in 20 other counties across the state. This may leave many wondering […]

  • End of an Era as ‘Miniature Memories’ Moves On

    SCRANTON — A long-time community staple is calling it quits. After 40 years, Don Clark’s Miniature Memories is closing. The scene inside Miniature Memories at The Marketplace at Steamtown is nothing like it used to be during its prime. Some parts of the layout put together by Don Clark still remain, but piece by piece, everything is getting packed up. After 40 years of being a community staple, Clark’s son-in-law Joseph Shock says the end of an era has come. […]

  • University of Scranton Giving More to City

    SCRANTON — Since the 1980s, the University of Scranton has contributed money to the city. But this year, there’s not only a change in how much money the university is giving the city, but also where that money is going. The University of Scranton has upped its annual contribution to the city of Scranton by $25,000 and for the first time, the university is directing where the funds go. The University of Scranton may not pay property taxes, but every […]

  • Vacationers Recall Terrifying Cruise through ‘Bomb Cyclone’

    SCRANTON — A group of people from our area booked a cruise from New York to the Bahamas through Norwegian Cruise Line. They pictured a cruise to the Caribbean to celebrate the new year, but now, they’re still recovering from their harrowing experience at sea. Those passengers tell us that they feared for their lives after the cruise ship they were on encountered the brutal nor’easter last week. The tumbling waves and brute force winds are something they’ll never forget. […]

  • Outrage Sparks over Changes Being Made to Camp Archbald

    BROOKLYN TOWNSHIP — In the winter months, Camp Archbald is a desolate site. In the summer, though, the campground near Kingsley has served as a destination for Girl Scouts for close to 100 years. Many folks in the Girl Scouts community worry that the tradition of spending time at the summer camp in Susquehanna County is coming to a close. Representatives of Girl Scouts Heart of Pennsylvania tell Newswatch 16 there will be no overnight camping during the week this […]

  • Carrying on a Husband’s Memory with Stylish Bow Ties

    NANTICOKE — For a widow in Luzerne County, making bow ties has become a coping mechanism after her husband passed away 12 years ago. Jackie Warnick-Piatt lost her husband Jeff suddenly in 2005. His death came as a huge shock to her and their two kids. Jeff was always known as a sharp dresser. Jackie started making bow ties, which has become a therapeutic way to deal with his passing. Inside her home in Nanticoke, Jackie works away on her […]

  • Fuel Provider in Wyoming County Staying Busy, Meeting Demands Due to the Cold

    TUNKHANNOCK – When you walk outside, you feel it. The temperatures this winter have been bitterly cold. The conditions have caused the demand for heating fuel to skyrocket. Ace-Robbins, Inc. in Tunkhannock has been extremely busy. “A lot of calls,” fuel manager, Rory Greenley said. “Lots and lots of calls. Obviously the temperature has to do with it, compounding with the snow flurries that we’re getting today. It makes things a little bit more difficult than just dealing with the cold.” […]

  • ‘Please Stay!’ – Emotional, Adorable Penn State Fan Goes Viral

    UPPER MACUNGIE TOWNSHIP — Saquon Barkley was masterful in the Fiesta Bowl, rushing for 137 yards and two touchdowns in Penn State’s 35-28 win over Washington. On Sunday, the Nittany Lions junior running back out of Whitehall High School declared for the NFL Draft. “I promised my mom when I was a little kid that I was going to buy her a house one day, and I’m going to stay true to that promise,” Barkley said on ESPN Monday. “God […]