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Nikki Krize joined the Newswatch 16 team as the central Pennsylvania Reporter in November 2011, and she is no stranger to the area.
She comes to us from Hazleton, where she worked at News 13/SSPTV as a reporter and anchor for more than three years. Before that, Nikki interned at WFMZ in Reading.

Nikki graduated from Shippensburg University with a degree in Communications/Journalism and a minor in Speech Communication. She was born and raised in Pennsylvania, and is one of several Berks County natives on the WNEP team.

Nikki is a diehard Philadelphia sports fan and doesn't miss a Phillies or Eagles game. She also enjoys playing tennis and spending time with her family, friends and dogs Monty and Polly.

Nikki is proud to be covering the news most important to the people of northeastern and central Pennsylvania. If you have any news tips or story ideas, feel free to send her an email at Nikki.krize@wnep.com.

Recent Articles
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    Students Prepare Graves for Memorial Day

    ANTHONY TOWNSHIP — Social studies students from Danville Middle School were out Monday putting flags on the graves of veterans buried in cemeteries all over Montour County. The Exchange Community Cemetery near Washingtonville is filled with graves of veterans. Eighth grade students from Danville Middle School made sure each veteran’s grave had a brand new American flag on it, just in time for Memorial Day. “It’s pretty cool and it’s a very nice day, so it’s nice to be out […]

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    Police Departments Discuss Extra Patrols

    WILLIAMSPORT —¬†Police have named three suspects in a deadly shooting earlier this week. Cosme Berrones and Brandon Love of Williamsport are under arrest and held responsible for a deadly shooting in Williamsport earlier this week, and an arrest warrant is out for Terrance Perez, who is still on the run. The three are accused of killing a man Monday outside his home on Anthony Street in Williamsport because of a fight over drugs. Some people in Williamsport say even though […]

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    Woman Honored for Water Rescue

    UPPER AUGUSTA TOWNSHIP — The marina at the Shikellamy State Park near Sunbury is a place for boating and other water activities, but it can be a dangerous place, as Lydia Ross knows all too well. The woman from Sunbury was jogging in the park almost two years ago when she heard a child cry for help. She jumped into the marina to save the girl from drowning. Lydia spoke with Newswatch 16 in August of 2013. “It was just […]

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    Inmates Helping Beautify Shamokin

    SHAMOKIN — With around 16,000 graves, the Shamokin Cemetery has been around since the 1800s. It is maintained by volunteers, so the grass is very long in sections of the cemetery. “We have very limited funds, so we don’t have the money to employ a full-time person here so we’ve got to depend on the volunteers and we’re so appreciative of the folks that come and help us,” Mayor Bill Milbrand said. That’s where 11 inmates from the Federal Correctional […]

  • Newswatch 16 Gets Tour of Fire-Damaged Prison

    SUNBURY — Newswatch 16 was allowed to get a tour of the burned-out prison in Northumberland County. County leaders invited Newswatch 16 inside the prison that burned in January to prove a point. They want to show the critics why it is better to build a whole new prison, rather than repair the old one in Sunbury that caught fire. If you drive down Second Street in Sunbury, the Northumberland¬†County Prison is hard to miss. But until now it was […]

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    New Stores to Open in Mount Carmel

    MOUNT CARMEL — A building at the corner of South Oak and Fourth Streets in Mount Carmel used to be a Dollar General. But in a few weeks it will be known as “The Shops on the Corner.” The building has space for 12 shops. The project is being organized by Mount Carmel Downtown, a non-profit group. “We are really surprised at the amount of feedback we’ve gotten already from it,” Ed Fegley said. Fegley is president of the non-profit […]

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    Geisinger Expands Outpatient Clinic Near Danville

    MAHONING TOWNSHIP — Construction crews are working outside the Geisinger-Woodbine Lane Outpatient Clinic near Danville. It’s a huge expansion project. Officials say when it’s done it will be a 135,000 square foot addition. “We`re going to be doubling the size of the facility,” Tom Sokola said. Geisinger officials say the $54 million expansion project will add permanent jobs for around 100 people. Chief Medical Officer Dr. Kenneth Wood says it will mean many patient services all under one roof. “We’re […]

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    Busy Weekend for Florists

    DANVILLE — Mother’s Day is right around the corner and many people celebrate by buying Mom some flowers. It’s a busy weekend for florists; the phones at Scott’s Floral in Danville were ringing all day. Carol Phelps is one of the women answering those phones. “I have not been bored a bit!” she laughed. While the gift shop is filled with flowers, there are even more of them in the back rooms at Scott’s Floral. Owner Scott Edwards says the […]

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    Students Prepare to Celebrate “Victory in Europe Day” in D.C.

    SUNBURY — A group of close to 200 veterans and high school students are getting ready to take a bus trip to the nation’s capital. The trip was organized by the Sunbury VFW and will memorialize World War II’s “Victory in Europe” Day. The JROTC met at Shikellamy High School Thursday to finalize details for the trip. The students and area veterans will take four buses to Washington, D.C. Friday morning. Students in Shikellamy High School’s JROTC program discussed “Victory […]

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    Church Members Give Thanks After Devastating Fire

    SELINSGROVE — On the day after an 85-year-old church was heavily damaged by smoke and flames, its members are wondering what’s next. Members held a prayer service Tuesday morning in the parking lot of Christ United Methodist Church in Selinsgrove. Fire tore through the church on North 8th Street around 10 p.m. Monday. A state police fire marshal said it was an electrical fire that started in the church’s break room. He also said the fire was an accident. Still, […]

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    Crews Battle Church Fire in Selinsgrove

    SELINSGROVE — Fire caused major damage at a church in Selinsgrove and yet its members gather Tuesday morning to give thanks. Members of the Christ United Methodist Church vow to continue services after a fire last night badly damaged their place of worship in Selinsgrove. Some of the church members gathered Tuesday morning in the parking lot. The group stood in a circle, held hands, prayed and sang songs. They thanked firefighters and said they are happy no one was […]

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    Late Start for Landscapers

    BUFFALO TOWNSHIP — Because of the rough winter we had this year, many landscapers say they are experiencing a shorter but busier season. Crews from Creative Plantscapes, a landscaping company near Lewisburg, did work at the Country Cupboard on Route 15. “This time of year we’re just doing basic property maintenance, pruning, weeding, leaf cleanup, mulching, edging,” Brett Susan said. Some landscapers in central Pennsylvania say they got a late start this year because of the long, hard winter. Mike […]


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