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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.

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    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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    Kittens Found Badly Hurt

    TEXAS TOWNSHIP — State police are investigating a case of animal cruelty in Wayne County. Troopers say two domestic short-haired kittens were found along Smith Road near Honesdale with several fractured bones. One of the kittens was so badly injured it had to be euthanized. Authorities in Wayne County said they will likely file charges in this animal cruelty case in Wayne County.

  • Losing One of the Last of Its Kind

    FREELAND —  Video stores are in short supply these days, and finding one in Luzerne County is about to get a little bit tougher. Videomania on Center Street in Freeland is coming to an end. The owner of Videomania said the competition of the internet, and the availability of movies at home is just too great to keep up. The video store is set to close some time in September in Luzerne County.

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    Talkback Feedback: Beltzville State Park, Geisinger Hospital, and the Speed Limit

    In this week’s Talkback Feedback, Scott Schaffer clears up some common misconceptions, and answered some of your questions this week.

  • Celebrating a Community’s 150th Anniversary

    FOREST CITY — Folks in one part of Susquehanna County held a ceremony to mark a community’s 150th anniversary Monday night. People of Forest City buried a time capsule and planted a tree at the historical center along Main Street. One couple was very honest about what Monday’s celebration meant to the residents of Forest City. “Well, we hope it means something they won’t forget,” said Peggy Newak, of Forest City. “What it means is, 60 years from now, somebody’s […]

  • Woman Hurt after Being Hit by Car

    NANTICOKE — Police said a woman was hit by a vehicle at the Rite Aid on East Main Street around 7 p.m. Thursday. According to officers, the vehicle hit the woman and slammed her into the side of the building. The victim was taken to the hospital to be treated for her injuries. There was a small amount of damage to the building, and the Rite Aid was closed after the accident. Police said the crash is still under investigation […]

  • Court Fight Over Controversial Carnival Continues

    MIDDLE SMITHFIELD TOWNSHIP — A carnival in Monroe County went on as expected despite a dispute over permits. Officials hoped a judge would shut down the carnival along Route 209 near Marshalls Creek. Township authorities said the property owner doesn’t have the proper paperwork to operate a carnival. The judge ordered a hearing for Friday. The carnival is still scheduled to run through Sunday in Monroe County.

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    Woman Lost Her Life After Being Hit by Car

    WEST CHILLISQUAQUEE TOWNSHIP — A woman died after she was hit by a car while trying to cross a street. State police said Sharlyn Moist, 62, of Montandon was trying to cross State Route 45 near 4th Street near Montadon in Northumberland  while walking her dog around 3 p.m. Thursday afternoon. She was hit by a pickup truck as she tried to cross the westbound lane. Moist was flown to Geisinger Medical Center near Danville where she later passed away. […]

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    Does it Really Work? The Kitchen CanDo!

    Who wouldn’t like some help in the kitchen? Newswatch 16’s Kurt Aaron tested a product that’s supposed to make kitchen work a little easier. It’s the Kitchen CanDo! It’s a six-in-one tool that the maker claims can help open cans, jars, glass bottles, and more.  

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