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    Talkback 16: Kane in Court, Stolen Street Signs

    In Thursday’s Talkback 16 callers delivered kudos to a woman who has retired after six decades at the same job, and they have some ideas on where to find stolen street signs. Plus, some shared their thoughts on Attorney General Kathleen Kane’s arrival at court.

  • Does It Really Work? Miracle Peeler!

    This week’s “Does It Really Work?” product is called the “Miracle Peeler.” The maker claims it will help you peel your favorite foods faster than ever. Acoording to the maker, it’s a two in one blade.  One side is a julienne blade and the other is a peeling blade.  The julienne blade allows you to turn any veggie into healthy spaghetti and julienne strips.  The dual peeling blade allows you to peel your favorite foods faster and easier then a […]

  • Man Charged in Home Invasion in Wayne County

    HONESDALE — State police in Wayne County arrested a man in connection with a home invasion Friday night. Troopers say Adam Malinowski of Union Dale broke into a home near Pleasant Mount in January. Malinowski was taken to the Wayne County Prison.

  • Saying Goodbye to Sofia Ojeda!

    Friday was the last day for Newswatch 16 anchor Sofia Ojeda. She’s headed to Houston, Texas, and all of her friends at WNEP wanted to say a final farewell.


    Talkback 16: Luzerne County Housing Loopholes

    Friday’s Talkback 16 callers aren’t too happy about people taking advantage of loopholes in the Luzerne County Housing Authority system, nor do they think school delays are necessary.

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    Talkback Feedback: Goodbye Sofia!

    Sofia Ojeda is leaving for a new job in Houston. Naturally, the Talkback lines have been lighting up with folks wanting to wish her well.

  • Wegmans Makes Fortune’s Best Companies List

    Fortune Magazine has once again listed Wegmans as one of the best places to work. The grocery store chain comes in at seventh on the list. There are several stores in our area. Wegmans has been in Fortune’s top 100 every year since 1998.

  • Charges Against Officer Withdrawn

    WILKES-BARRE —  Assault charges against Sergeant Al Rodriguez of the Wilkes-Barre Police Department were withdrawn Thursday. Officials said the accuser, his wife, did not show to court. Authorities said last week, Rodriguez’s wife called 9-1-1 claiming he was intoxicated and throwing furniture.

  • Does It Really Work? Bob Magic

    Kurt Aaron gets some help testing out Bob Magic in “Does It Really Work?” The maker claims, it can turn your hair into a beautiful bob in a minute.  It can turn long hair into short hair without using scissors and it’s easy to use!  There’s simple steps, clip bob magic to the back of your hair, make a ponytail with the gripping pony-tailer and slide it down. Finally, tuck the hair in the Bob Magic and lock it snugly! […]

  • Talkback 16: Politicians Getting Along, Suspect Reacts to News Cameras

    In Thursday’s Talkback 16, viewers react to the governor’s proposal to tax new items and services, and a suspect has his own reaction to seeing a news crew.

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    Man Killed After Car Hits Tree

    TERRY TOWNSHIP — According to state police, Eric Hercenberg, 57, of New Albany died when the car he was driving hit a tree in Bradford County. Troopers said Hercenberg lost control of his car on North Street Road around 4 p.m. Officials say that car  went off the road and hit two trees. State police said Hercenberg  was not wearing a seatbelt and died at the scene of that crash in Bradford County.

  • Runaway Rail Car Rolls Through Scranton

    SCRANTON —  Investigators are looking into what led to a runaway train car that finally stopped in Scranton late Thursday afternoon. Officials with the Delaware-Lackawanna Railroad Company said the train car was in Archbald, loaded with lumber, when it rolled away, likely from a faulty handbrake. Train workers said they alerted the 911 center and police were immediately dispatched to all railroad crossings, to keep people from being injured. Officers in Scranton blocked more than half a dozen railroad crossings. […]


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