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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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    Sounds Of Winter

    The winter weather is here and it looks like it will be sticking around for a while. It can be depressing unless you do as Mike Stevens did back in 2005, and hit the Pennsylvania Road looking — and listening — for the bright side.

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    Winter Setting In

    It’s been a bad week for weather, but not as bad as it might have been. Mike Stevens says if you look in the PhotoLink Library, you’ll find proof of that.

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    A Look Back At The Start of the Year

    As we start into the new year, Mike Stevens wants to finish up some business from last year. It’s all to be found in the PhotoLink Library. And some of your best PhotoLink shots are posted below:  

  • Wind Chime Collector

    Mike Stevens is on the Pennsylvania Road in Bradford County on a windy, chilly day. He stopped at a home where you cannot help but imagine warmer times.Si

  • Gesundheit Beer

    There was a time in these parts where the word “gesundheit” meant more than just a response after a sneeze. Mike Stevens takes us back down the Pennsylvania Road to Monroe County ten years ago. There was an exhibit of some items that drew his attention simply based on the name that made them famous.

  • Water Skiing in Winter

    Some people spend the week between Christmas and New Year’s shopping, others visit family and friends or maybe go to the movies. But back in 1987, Mike Stevens found a bunch of guys who really did something different on their Christmas vacation. The story is in this trip back down the Pennsylvania Road.

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    PhotoLink Library: Year In Review

    As 2014 comes to a close, Mike Steven thought it appropriate to take a look back at some of your best photos that you submitted to the PhotoLink Library. Here is a gallery of some of your best photos from 2014.    

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    Photo Gallery: A Look at 2014 in the PhotoLink Library

    As we come to the end of 2014, we take a look a back at some of your best shots in the PhotoLink Library.      

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    An Ornamental Christmas On The Pennsylvania Road

    Mike Stevens has some Christmas reflections from the Pennsylvania Road. It’s Christmas Eve, after all, so many of us, he points out, are doing the same thing.

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    Bob Reynolds, Proud To Serve

    We say goodbye and happy retirement to a longtime reporter here at Newswatch 16. In recent years, Bob Reynolds covered the coal regions, but decades ago, he gained a reputation being a hard-nosed investigative reporter. His stories resulted in politicians being indicted and authorities reexamining a death case in Susquehanna County that ended with a doctor being convicted of murder. How does one condense into minutes the career of a reporter whose work covers decades, a reporter whose story files […]

  • H&B Picture Perfect: Birds of Winter

    Mike Stevens looks at some birds that fly in Winter in this week’s Picture Perfect.

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    Waiting For Sunshine

    Our corner of the world hasn’t been that bright these past days because of this persistent cloudy weather. Mike Stevens thought he could brighten things up at least a bit with a visit to the PhotoLink Library.

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