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WNEP TV’s Mike Stevens has been traveling the Pennsylvania Road for 30 years.

In all that time, Mike has never lost sight of the original goal of the Pennsylvania Road assignment: to travel the back roads and country lanes of northeastern and central Pennsylvania in search of interesting people doing interesting things.

The Pennsylvania Road has taken WNEP viewers to meet folks who whittle, carve, saw, fiddle, play, collect, draw, build and otherwise do things that Mike thinks TV 16’s viewers ought to know about.

In addition to his travels, Mike is also host of the Home and Backyard Show Saturday morning at 900 and contributes to the Pennsylvania Outdoor Life program seen Sunday nights. He is a frequent guest speaker at church, civic and charitable functions in the WNEP coverage area. He also writes essay pieces that appear in area magazines as well and enjoys taking the photographs that accompany some of his stories. He has published four books under the “Life in the Slow Lane” title.


Recent Articles
  • Looking for a Theme in the PhotoLink Library

    This week’s visit to the PhotoLink Library really has no clear-cut theme to it. Mike Stevens invites you to just sit back and enjoy a little bit of this and some of that.

  • A Moment to Reflect After Reporter, Photographer Killed

    A TV reporter and her photographer, Alison Parker and Adam Ward, were killed Wednesday morning in Roanoke, Virginia. An official of the television station where the pair worked said, “Our hearts are broken.” Mike Stevens says ours are as well.

  • State Park Summers: Fun Facts

    Mike Stevens shares some history on Pennsylvania’s State Park system.

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    Pin Trading at the Little League World Series

    Each August, the Little League World Series in South Williamsport captures the imaginations of young ball players worldwide. But in 2002, Mike Stevens put aside baseball for a moment and concentrated instead on the trade. Take a look in this trip Back Down The Pennsylvania Road.

  • Hanging on to Summer

    If you look around it is not hard to see that summer is, shall we say, past its peak. But Mike Stevens says there is still plenty of summer remaining in the PhotoLink library.

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    A Closer Look at the Art of Baseball

    As we are now celebrating the return of the Little League World Series to South Williamsport, Mike Stevens looks at what baseball means to thoseĀ  who grew up playing the sport. Putting some meaning behind some baseball dreams, the Pennsylvania Road winds through Lackawanna County to look at more baseball art.

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    Meeting Dugout Back Down the Pennsylvania Road

    The Little League World Series begins this week in South Williamsport and some of you may know that the official mascot of the series is a character named Dugout. Dugout made his debut 30 years ago, and in this trip Back Down The Pennsylvania Road, Mike Stevens shows us why the new mascot was such a big hit in 1985.

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    Delicate Visitors in the PhotoLink Library

    They flutter about our yards so that we can hardly see them. But, when they stop, they may well end up in the PhotoLink Library. Mike Stevens takes a look this week at some things that are best described as small and delicate.

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    Think Small

    Mike Stevens opens the doors to the PhotoLink Library as usual. This week we’re warned to be careful, though, or we might miss what we should see.

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    Holy Angels Parish Picnic

    Working together is a way of getting large projects finished. Such is the case with an annual event in Northumberland County and it is where we find Mike Stevens On The Pennsylvania Road.

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    Pierce Arrow

    In August of 2005, Mike Stevens had the chance to take a first class ride in a first class machine that used to be a common means of travel. We go 10 years Back Down the Pennsylvania Road to Monroe County.

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    Moon Glow and Morning Glories

    Mike Stevens returns again to the PhotoLink Library for his weekly review. This visit, he says, includes a story of moon glow, morning glories, and rain drops.

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