Jacqueline Lewandoski was born and raised in northeast Pennsylvania. Her family resided in Duryea where she attended grade school with her brother. Jackie graduated from Seton Catholic High School in Pittston, and went to King s College in Wilkes-Barre where she earned a B.S. in Communications. She later a received a Master s Degree in Human Resources from the University of Scranton.

Jackie began her career in broadcasting working as a Master Control Operator at WVIA-TV in Plains. Shortly after, she was hired at WNEP-TV as a weekend camera operator. Then she took a position in the promotion department and became the Promotion Manager in 1989.

Jackie began working on the WNEP s Home and Backyard program in 1994. She and her husband David came up with the idea for the show. Jackie resigned from her Promotion Manager position in 2002 and currently works as an on air host for local programming at the station.

She enjoys gardening, reading, decorating and spending time with her family and friends. Jackie resides in Lackawanna County with her husband and son.

Recent Articles
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    The Decorating Center’s Yule-Tide Tablescape

    Make a table-scape for the holidays that utilizes seasonal decorations in a whole new way.  Chris and her team from the Decorating Center in Mifflinburg create beautiful table-scapes from primitive to glitter and gold!

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    Holiday Lanterns by Creative Sisters

    Creative Sisters Marisa and Brea  create two different looks for the holidays using a lantern.  

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    “Tree-medous”Non-Traditonal Tree Toppers

    See how to make unique tree toppers just like the designers at Jerry’s for All Season’s.

  • Wassall and Cranberry Grapefruit Punch

    Newswatch 16’s Tom and Noreen Clark Share their recipe for Christmas Wassall  and Cranberry Grapefruit Punch  Wassall 1 gallon apple cider 3 to 4 cinnamon sticks, or 3 to 4 tsp. ground cinnamon ½ tsp. ground ginger 2 tbsp. grated orange rind ½ tsp. grated nutmeg (Optional) ½ tsp. ground cloves (Optional) ½ tsp. ground allspice 1 orange sliced 1 lime sliced Some fresh cranberries to add to the festive look Mix all together.  Float the orange slices, lime slices & cranberries. […]

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    C. H. Waltz and Sons

    Visit C.H. Waltz for the latest outdoor home equipment to make your life easier during the winter months ahead.

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    Luscious Living Contest – Winner

    Visit The Factory in Dickson City for the drawing for the winner of the 2016 Luscious Living contest is chosen.

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    LED Lights 101

    LED lights are energy-efficient and last longer than incandescent bulbs.  The LED lights have a variety of color temperatures and lumens that can give you the soft light you are looking for.  They also are offered in chandelier style and 3-way bulbs.  Corey Fangio of The Factory sheds light on LEDs.    

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    Small Business Saturday: Note Fragrances

    Jackie Lewandoski stops by Note Fragrances as part of Small Business Saturday.  See how they create the perfect fragrance for you or that special someone on you gift list.

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    Infrared Heaters 101

    We visit Corey Fangio of The Factory in Dickson City to get the low down on infrared heaters and how they can heat our homes safely and efficiently.

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    Turkey and Butternut Squash Enchiladas with a Cranberry, Black Bean and Corn Salsa

    Chef Ian Murray from the Lewisburg Hotel shares a delicious leftover turkey recipe for enchiladas with a cranberry, black bean and corn salsa. TURKEY & BUTTERNUT SQUASH ENCHILADAS 12oz Chopped Turkey (cooked) 6oz Butternut squash (blanched) 6oz Cream Cheese 4oz Caramelized onion 4oz Shredded cheddar 2 Tbsp Mild Chili Powder 1 Tbsp Cumin ½ Tbsp Garlic Powder 1 teaspoon Salt 2oz Chicken stock 8 6” Flour Tortilla’s 4oz Can Tomato Sauce   Method: Sautée all ingredients in a large skillet […]

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    The World of Byers’ Choice

    Travel to Chalfont, Pennsylvania to the home of the Byers’ Choice Carolers collection.  Take a tour of the factory where these iconic holiday figurines are hand crafted. Designer Keith Phelps show how he worked with founder Joyce Byers to create, from concept to reality, his latest Byers’ Choice Caroler Santa…Oh Christmas Tree available at Inspired Designs by Keith Phelps.

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    Rustic Thanksgiving Centerpiece

    Jackie Lewandoski shows you how to create a rustic centerpiece for your Thanksgiving table.