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    Talkback 16: A Toddler Who Shot Himself, and Proposed Cable for Convicts

    Friday’s Talkback 16 has a lot of comments about a little boy who accidentally shot himself, and a proposition to get cable tv offered to inmates at the Lackawanna County Prison.


    Talkback 16: Callers Take on Two Prominent Businessmen

    In Thursday’s Talkback 16, callers have strong opinions about a dog hit and killed by a car, and there is reaction to a new report about teen drivers distracted behind the wheel. Plus, those callers have some words for Al Boscov and Louis DeNaples.

  • Old Forge Lady Devils Head to Hershey

    OLD FORGE — The girls basketball team from Old Forge is headed to Hershey looking for a state title. Newswatch 16 was at the high school when the Lady Devils left late Friday afternoon. The team is in the championship game for the second year in a row. Saturday the girls play the same team they lost to last year. The game is scheduled for noon Saturday in Hershey.


    Talkback 16: Scranton’s Loan to Fix Pothole Problems

    Scranton’s loan to repave streets filled with potholes gets some criticism in Friday’s Talkback 16.

  • Crews Battle Flames in Luzerne County

    PRINGLE —¬† Fire crews were called to a house fire in Luzerne County Friday night. The home caught fire just before 6:30 p.m. Firefighters said everyone in the home got out safely but a family pet is still missing.

  • Talkback 16: Convenience Store Robberies and a Drug Bust

    In Thursday’s Talkback 16, commentary about the budget for the state police. Plus, viewers have some thoughts on how to prevent convenience store robberies, and they wonder why a big deal was made over a big drug bust.

  • Students Celebrate “Pi” Day

    LOYALSOCK¬† TOWNSHIP — Saturday is March 14, also known as “Pi Day” because pi is the never-ending number that begins with 3.14. Some students and teachers at Shick Elementary School near Montoursville marked the mathematical day a little early with a celebration on Friday. There were activities involving circles and featuring pi. Workers from Joe’s Pizza in Williamsport also stopped by and showed teachers how to toss pizza pie dough to get a different kind of pie involved. To top […]

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    Veteran’s Hat Returned

    STROUDSBURG — A Marine in Monroe County has his hat back. The hat was stolen a few days ago from the gas station in Stroudsburg where the Vietnam Veteran works. It has three sentimental Marine pins on it. The man who took it returned it on Friday.¬† That man told officials he didn’t know it belonged to anyone. Police have not said if any charges will be filed for the theft in Monroe County.

  • Talkback 16: Suddenly Stopping School Bus, Superintendent Salary

    In Friday’s Talkback 16, the salary of a new superintendent came under fire, and there were some comments about a school bus that came to a sudden stop.

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    Talkback Feedback: Shutting Down the Rumor Mill

    Unsubstantiated rumors dominated this week’s calls to Talkback 16. So, we put a few of those rumors to rest in this week’s edition of Talkback Feedback.

  • Power to Save: Conservation for the Farming Community

    SCHUYLKILL HAVEN — It won’t be long before farmers start taking to their fields for the planting season. In Schuylkill County, farmers learned the power to save at Ag Day at Penn State Schuylkill Haven. It was an opportunity for many in the farming community to learn new ways to save money and energy in the fields. One presenter explained a no-tilling process that help farmers conserve water and soil. “If he doesn’t have to do any tillage, he’s not […]


    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.


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