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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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    Christmas Music To Your Harp’s Desire

    As we near Christmas, Mike Stevens was On The Pennsylvania Road in Lackawanna County. As you might well have guessed, he has some seasonal sounds played on some most interesting instruments.

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    Some Thoughts on Santa Claus

    Time to go Back Down the Pennsylvania Road and this time the stop is in the year 2002. It was an observation of at least one of the features that makes the Christmas holiday so special.

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    Home and Backyard Christmas: Ornament Nostalgia

    Mike Stevens reflects upon that one ornament on your tree that brings back all the memories of Christmas.

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    Feathered Friends in the PhotoLink Library

    Where we would normally see snow in the PhotoLink Library, Mike Stevens says, this time, we’ll be seeing feathers.

  • otr model trains

    Time for Model Trains

    The rolling stock is out and the conductor has yelled, “All aboard!” Mike Stevens traveled the Pennsylvania Road to Luzerne County to see a Christmas tradtion that is running right on time.

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    Getting Christmas Trees on a Horse-Drawn Wagon

    Mike Stevens loves Christmas, and back in 1999, he went looking for the way we used to celebrate the holiday. It is our trip Back Down The Pennsylvania Road in Lackawanna County.

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    Picture Perfect for December 12th, 2015

    Here is your Picture Perfect for December 12th, 2015.

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    Seasonal Scenes in the Photolink Library

    Put away the snowshoes, sleds and snow throwers at least for the near future.┬áThe weather hasn’t been what you’d likely expect this time of year. Mike Stevens says there are still plenty of good seasonal scenes to be found in the Photolink Library.

  • otr bell ringer

    Salvation Army Bell Ringer

    The spirit of giving is in the air as it always is this time of year. Mike Stevens traveled The Pennsylvania Road to Northumberland County where a man has been practicing the art of giving for 40 years.

  • bdpr candy store

    An Old Fashioned Candy Store

    Back in 1990, Mike Stevens visited a woman in Shenandoah who was still running a candy store even though she was 100 years old. We travel Back Down the Pennsylvania Road for her visit all over again.

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    Century Old Lumber Mill

    Mike Stevens visits Dan Carr Lumber Mill in Columbia County to mill wood the old-fashioned way.

  • pll inbetween

    The In-Between Time

    We’re into December; no snow in sight, the colors of autumn only a memory. Mike Stevens says that is all reflected in the ‘in-between time’ in the PhotoLink Library.

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