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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
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    Indian Trail Park

    It may be gone, but if you know where to look, it’s certainly not forgotten. Mike Stevens is on the Pennsylvania Road for a trip back in time. The ride stops at a place called Indian Trail Park in Northampton County.

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    Steam-Powered Ride On The Rails

    Steam locomotives have played a big role in the history of this particular year. Mike Stevens got a taste of that rich history 25 years ago this week, from Steamtown in Scranton. Mike’s story from 1989 is takes us Back Down the Pennsylvania Road.

  • H&B Picture Perfect: June 21st, 2014

    Here is your Picture Perfect for the first day of Summer, June 21st, 2014.

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    All The Small Things

    Summer is coming in just a matter of hours so Mike Stevens is pulling out some seasonal pictures from the PhotoLink Library. Keep in mind, that good things often come in small packages

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    Salt And Pepper Collection

    The Pennsylvania Road has taken Mike Stevens to Bradford County this time. A woman called Mike about her collection, and Mike said he’d be there in just two shakes.

  • bdpr glass negatives

    Glass Negatives

    We head Back Down The Pennsylvania Road to Wayne County for a story Mike Stevens did two years ago. In 2012 he showed us a time gone by as seen through a glass negative window.

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    Spring Comes Alive

    Look closely the next time you are outdoors and you might just see something different. Mike Stevens says it’s all there for the looking and for sending to the PhotoLink Library.

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    Making Oak Baskets

    We’re going way back to June of 1984 to learn about a technique that dates back hundreds of years. It’s the art of making oak baskets. In this trip Back Down the Pennsylvania Road, Mike Stevens shows us how a man was keeping that art alive 30 years ago.

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    Picture Perfect for 6/7/2014

    Here is your Picture Perfect for June 7th, 2014.

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    Family Portraits In The PhotoLink Library

    June is a beautiful month around northeastern and central Pennsylvania and Mike Stevens takes a look at some of that beauty in this week’s visit to the PhotoLink Library.

  • Scranton Iron Furnaces

    Scranton Iron Furnaces

    Starting this Friday night and continuing all weekend, you can sample a bit of the past during a fiery show at the Scranton Iron Furnaces. Mike Stevens was in Lackawanna County for a look at the place where iron was made.

  • bdpr mountain laurel

    Mountain Laurel

    June is the month when our state flower is in full bloom. On this trip Back Down the Pennsylvania Road we travel to the year 2000 when Mike Stevens took some time to stop and smell the Mountain Laurel in Monroe County.