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    Talkback 16: Pilfered President, Road Repairs, Five Facing the Feds

    Talkback 16: Callers were sounding off on Friday about a stolen statue, the timing of a road repair project, but many callers were focused on the arrest of five people arrested on Thursday by the feds.

  • Flash Floods Inundate Area Resort

    LACKAWAXEN TOWNSHIP — Flash flood waters rushed into Woodloch Pines Resort near Hawley.  Several parts of the resort were flooded after Thursday’s heavy rains. No word on how much damage was done, or if anyone was hurt in the flash flooding in Pike County. Here's a look at the flooding at @Woodloch last night. Water damaged 28 rooms and an indoor pool. @WNEP http://t.co/Qy0qPjDzFb— Jackie De Tore (@jackiedetore) August 22, 2014 Residents in those rooms were moved to another location & no […]

  • Flash Flooding Hits Susquehanna County

    MONTROSE — Powerful storms moved through Susquehanna County Thursday night, dumping buckets of rain on the area. County officials said it was a dangerous and difficult situation. Trees and power lines were down, and water covered the roads. Road throughout the area were closed because of damage. Crews from several counties and New York State were brought in to help with water rescues. Susquehanna County 911 was unable to take incoming calls for a time due to the strong storms. […]

  • Guilty Verdict in Homicide Case

    HAZLETON — A jury found Adamis Arias guilty of third degree murder Friday evening. Authorities said he shot and killed 19-year-old Angel Villalobos in Hazleton last year. Arias is scheduled to be sentenced in October.


    Talkback 16: Accidents on the Interstate and the Ice Bucket Challenge

    Talkback 16 callers weren’t surprised to hear about more accidents on Interstate 81, and some people had thoughts on the Ice Bucket Challenge craze.

  • “Apparently” One Kid Couldn’t Get Enough of the Fair

    DYBERRY TOWNSHIP — Are you getting sick of the word “apparently” yet? Funny. We are too. Just a little bit. You know who isn’t? Peggy Wright of Honesdale. “He was just so outgoing and I feel sorry for his kindergarten teacher. He’s just so precocious,” said Wright. The Wayne County fair is now the place to be thanks to little Noah Ritter and the interview that Newswatch 16’s Sofia Ojeda did with him last Friday. “It was great, and apparently […]


    Talkback 16: Road Rage and Rock Throwers

    Talkback 16 callers had a variety of topics on their minds Friday. Many people called about road rage, and about more charges being filed against some teens accused of throwing a rock off a bridge and badly injuring a woman.  

  • Talkback Feedback: Bringing People Together

    It seems the Talkback callers this week weren’t in a good mood. There were a lot of accusations and finger-pointing! What can be done to bring us all together? Scott Schaffer has an idea in this week’s Talkback Feedback.

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    Does It Really Work? Phantom Saucer

    This is the Phantom Saucer! The maker claims, it’s the illusion that’s out of this world! Any child age 6 and up can make this magic saucer float in mid air simply by reading the instructions and assembling the saucer. To test the phantom saucer Newswatch 16’s Kurt Aaron went to the Wayne County Fair in Hondesdale.  A lot of kids were eager to test this new magic saucer.  Some adults monitored the kids’ assembly process to make sure the […]

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    Man Locked Up for Threatening Attorney General

    LANCASTER — Police say Robert Bourne called Attorney General Kathleen Kane’s office and made threats. According to officers, Bourne called the Attorney General’s office on Wednesday, and said he was going to travel to Harrisburg on Thursday to kill the Attorney General and the person who answered the call. Investigators said they traced the call to a home in Lancaster. Bourne was charged with making terroristic threats and is locked up in Lancaster County Prison.


    Talkback 16: Kittens, Chickens, and a Theft

    Talkback 16 callers voiced their opinions on a variety of topics Thursday.  Some people wanted to talk about kittens, and others talked about chickens. One person expressed their thoughts on a woman investigators say stole thousands of dollars.

  • Summertime Tradition in Wayne County

    ** See the adorable interview with one young fairgoer below ** DYBERRY TOWNSHIP —  A summer time tradition, a place where you can be a kid again. The 152nd Wayne County fair! For decades, folks from all over the northeast have traveled here to Dyberry Township, just outside Honesdale to enjoy the food, the atmosphere, and of course, the rides. “”Because they’re really fun and fast, I like the orbiter because it goes really fast, ” said Mia Kaub of […]


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