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    Volunteers Help Fix Up a Park for Children with Disabilities

    TANNERSVILLE — Volunteers got together Saturday to clean up a park and a playground in Monroe county. It’s hard to tell by looking at the playground equipment just how different this place is. But to those who know how mountain view park in Tannersville is, this will be the center of fun, and understanding , and inclusiveness for all kids. “The park is a hidden gem for Monroe County,” said Charlie Trepasso of Tannersville. “We want to surround this diamond […]

  • News at Your Desk – Friday 4/25

    Friday morning’s local news and weather.

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    Tour de Scranton

    To learn more about the Tour de Scranton that benefits the Erin Jessica Moreken Drug & Alcohol Treatment Fund, click this link.

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    Free Bike Safety Fair in Scranton

    For more information about the bike safety fair hosted by the Lackawanna County Commissioners on Saturday, April 26, click here!

  • Bowling For Strikes Against Autism

    SCRANTON — The Scranton school district hosted “Throwing Strikes Against Autism” at South Side Bowl on Saturday. The event was held to raise money for iPads for autistic support classrooms. Organizers say the turnout was better than expected. The Easter bunny and RailRiders’ mascot even paid a visit to the children. L&P Transportation donated two buses that picked up 80 children from low income developments in the city to attend the event. Minooka Subaru paid for about 130 kids to […]

  • Celebrating Throwbacks: National Record Store Day

    WILKES-BARRE TOWNSHIP — Music fans wait all year for National Record Store Day. It’s a day to celebrate independently owned record stores. Artists sometimes make special appearances or put out special albums to mark the event. Newswatch 16 stopped by a record store in Wilkes-Barre to see how they were celebrating. Inside Joe Nardon’e Gallery of Sound near Wilkes-Barre, National Record Store Day was in full rotation. Live bands played and there were all kinds of deals for music lovers. […]

  • Fire Rips Through Barn in Sullivan County

    Multiple crews were called to a brush fire in Sullivan County on Saturday. According to emergency officials, by the time firefighters arrived at the fire on Hunsinger Road near Dushore, a nearby barn was overcome by flames. No word on any injuries or how the fire started.

  • Couple Hosts 30th Annual Egg Hunt for Community

    DELAWARE TOWNSHIP — Dozens of kids came out to an Easter egg hunt in Northumberland County. Lawrence and Ruby Reese held their 30th annual Easter egg hunt at their home near Watsontown on Saturday. The couple says they started the hunt to do something fun for kids and welcome everyone to attend. The Easter candy is usually donated by people of the community. Ruby Reese tells us at other egg hunts, younger kids always got overrun by bigger kids and […]

  • Ministry Hosts First Annual Egg Hunt

    SCOTT TOWNSHIP — Harmony Heart Camp in Lackawanna County held its first Easter egg hunt on Saturday. The camp near Jermyn is now home to Camp Comanche Inc., which is a year-round program that helps disadvantaged children. The event was free for all ages. The camp also offered games, face painting, and balloon animals for those who attended.

  • Easter Bunny Makes a Stop in Sunbury

    SUNBURY — The Easter bunny stopped by the Good Will Hose Company in Northumberland County. Children were able to visit and take pictures with the bunny from 11 am – 1 pm. Each kid took home a goodie bag and also had the chance to win additional prizes.

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    Bringing a Piece of History Back to Berwick

    BERWICK — Folks in Columbia County were making way for the future home of a tank built for WWII. The ceremony was held at Reliance Fire Hall in Berwick as folks gathered to mark the 70th anniversary of the last tank to roll off the assembly line at the local plant that built them. This M3A1 Stuart tank was built in Berwick in 1942. The tank will eventually stay here as a memorial in the future dedicated to the workers […]

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    Body Found in Lackawaxen River Identified

    HAWLEY — State police in Wayne County believe they found the body of a man that has been missing for almost two months. Troopers say trout fishermen came upon the body of Richard Calvitti, 69, in the Lackawaxen River Sunday morning. The man from Hawley went missing back in February. An autopsy¬†was done on Monday. The coroner ruled the death a suicide.

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