School Closings And Delays

Chelsea Strub joined WNEP-TV as a weekend reporter in November of 2017.

Chelsea was born in Pittsburgh and grew up in both Annapolis, Maryland and Harrisburg before returning to the Steel City to attend the University of Pittsburgh in 2009. At Pitt she majored in Theatre Arts and Business Marketing and was very active in Pittsburgh’s film industry. Before graduating, Chelsea interned in the promotions department at KDKA-TV CBS Pittsburgh and later became an on-air personality for KDKA’s sister station, Pittsburgh’s CW.

With family roots in northeastern Pennsylvania, Chelsea has spent a great deal of time in the area throughout her life and has always considered it to be ‘home’. Some of her favorite memories include spending summers at Harveys Lake and fishing at Francis Slocum State Park.

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Recent Articles
  • Unseasonable Weather in Weatherly

    WEATHERLY, Pa. — The way folks in Weatherly feel is pretty much the same as just about everywhere else around here: they’re tired of the snow. “I want spring to come and stay. Green grass and all kinds of flowers. I’m tired of the white stuff,” said Jane Fairchild of Weatherly. It may be spring, but with so much snowfall this March, it doesn’t feel like it to people in Carbon County. “No, it looks like it’s more in the […]

  • Skiers Embracing the March Snow

    HERRICK TOWNSHIP — Susquehanna County has seen a lot of snow this week and it’s good news for ski resorts like Elk Mountain. “It could not have come at a better time,” says Elk Mountain’s General Manager Gregg Confer. “About a week and a half ago, it starting snowing and I don’t think it’s stopped since so today’s the first blue sky perfect day and it is a perfect day people are here having a lot of fun.” Confer tells […]

  • Mixed Feelings on Snow in Susquehanna County

    BRIDGEWATER TOWNSHIP, Pa. — The northeast corner of our state continues to get pummeled with snow and the Stormtracker 16 team is forecasting the chance for more snow for the region. Even the chickens have had enough of the snow in Susquehanna County. Jennifer Fancher says she’s tired of it after 10 more inches of snow fell in the last day or so. “I know that it’s beautiful to look at, but it’s a pain and we’re just ready for […]

  • Pig Plea in Pottsville

    POTTSVILLE, Pa. — A pot-bellied pig in Pottsville could soon be evicted. Her family is trying to change city code in order to keep their pet. Scott Horning bought Gracie as a gift for his family without realizing it violated city code. “Instead of being like some people would and just hiding her and having her in the house, we decided that we’re gonna try to do it the right way and that way anybody in the city can have a […]

  • Schools Show Support for Walkout

    CARBONDALE, Pa. — “Carbondale Area Fights Against School Violence” is on the banner that students will walk with in Wednesday’s walkout at Carbondale Area High School.  Students here hope the demonstration will send a message. “I really want like our voices to be heard and it’s to end school violence. I don’t want it to be taken as just a bunch of kids walking out of school. I feel like it’s more than that,” says Carbondale Area High Junior Madison […]

  • Scranton Students Plan to March in Washington

    SCRANTON, Pa. — Next week, students and families will gather in Washington D.C. for the “March for our Lives.” Participants will be showing support for school safety and the end of gun violence in schools. 42 Scranton High School students along with two teachers are heading to Washington D.C. next week for the ‘”March for our Lives.” Teachers tell us it’s the students and their passion for change that has inspired the trip. Responsibility, Respect, Safety, and Confidence — four […]

  • Money Missing from Church Coffers

    WILKES-BARRE, Pa. — Bells rang after Sunday’s service at St. Stephen’s Episocpal Church in Wilkes-Barre. The congregation just learned one of their own has admitted to taking thousands of dollars in donations. Church leaders handed out a letter at the end of the service — letting everyone know the assistant treasurer of the church, David Williams, embezzled thousands from the church last year. “We always thought well of David and always relied upon him,” said a church member. A church member […]

  • Parade Day in Scranton Brings the Crowds Downtown

    SCRANTON, Pa. — The weather was much warmer than last year’s St. Patrick’s Parade, helping to make Scranton’s annual celebration of Irish heritage a wee bit brighter. One bar owner tells Newswatch 16 it was a slow start for business, but he’s expecting to beat last year’s numbers. Bagpipers, miniature ponies, leprechauns, even a hot-rod grocery cart made their way down Wyoming Avenue in the Scranton St. Patrick’s Parade that drew thousands to the Electric City. “It’s just great seeing […]

  • Getting Back to Business in Pike County

    DELAWARE TOWNSHIP — Since Thursday, about 4,000 more homes and businesses in Pike County have the power back on, bringing the total number of those without power to about 8,500. Friday morning, some folks did see some bits of their normal routine come back since the storm last week, but there is still more work to be done. Skycam 16 shows us the Wild Acres Development near Dingmans Ferry. Most of the homes there still don’t have power a full […]

  • ‘I’ve never seen it this bad’ – Pike County Residents Still Waiting for Power

    DELAWARE TOWNSHIP — Nearly a week after the first of two nor’easters struck northeastern Pennsylvania, thousands of people in Pike and Monroe Counties still have no power. More than 12,000 homes and businesses serviced by Met-Ed are without power in Pike County. PPL is also saying 1,500 are also in the dark there. We spoke with folks from this area and they tell us that they have never seen destruction like this. Destruction from last week’s storm has left people […]

  • Crews Working to Restore Power; Warming Shelters Set Up

    STROUDSBURG — PPL says Friday’s storm will rank among the 10 worst ever to affect its customers in eastern Pennsylvania. As of Sunday morning, the utility company reported more than 50,000 customers remain without power, mostly in the Poconos. PPL tells Newswatch 16 it’s primarily because of the trees down on power lines. Met-Ed is reporting similar numbers, with more than 30,000 customers in the dark, mostly in Monroe and Pike counties. After Friday’s damaging winter storm, the pressure is […]

  • Stranded From the Storm

    MOUNT COBB — The winter storm left some folks headed for New York and Connecticut stranded in northeastern PA. “We can’t go nowhere cause we have a set of doubles and the highway’s closed so we’re stuck here,” said Arroyo Ever. Arroyo Ever and his partner work for UPS. They got stuck on Interstate 380 and say they are lucky to have made it to a service plaza, just off Interstate 84 in Mount Cobb. “We got behind a snow […]