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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

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    Gas Prices Below $3 in Central PA

    LEWISBURG — Something we have not seen in a while in our area is gasoline prices below $3 a gallon. Customers at Fuel On Convenience Store in Lewisburg say they did not mind filling their gas tanks because they did not have to drain their bank accounts to do it. The price here for regular unleaded gasoline is $2.98 a gallon. “It’s a wonderful thing to see,” Adam Kittrell said. According to AAA, gas prices nationwide are the lowest they’ve […]

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    Polls “Steady” On Election Day

    LEWISBURG — Not surprisingly it was the race between the two “Toms” that brought many people out to vote in Union County. Governor Tom Corbett and challenger Tom Wolf are battling it out for votes. Even though there were only a few races on the ballot, election officials in Union County say voter turnout was steady. There was a steady stream of people walking into the Public Library for Union County near Lewisburg. They were not there to read books […]

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    Teen Dies in Fiery Crash

    ROCKEFELLER TOWNSHIP — Authorities believe a car left a road Monday morning outside Sunbury, hit several trees, and burst into flames. The Northumberland County coroner identified that driver as Sara Moore, 17, of West Cameron Township, which is near Shamokin. Officials at the Line Mountain School District say Sara attended the district her whole life. This year Sara was a senior at Northumberland County Career and Technology Center. District officials say there were a lot of tears shed in the […]

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    Man Sentenced For Kidnapping And Stabbing

    BLOOMSBURG — A man from Bloomsburg will spend the next 10 to 26 years in jail for crimes he committed last year in Columbia and Luzerne Counties. Noah Bomboy admitted to kidnapping, robbery, assault, and more charges and faced his victims in court. Two of Noah Bomboy’s four victims confronted him on Monday in court. One woman tearfully told the judge how Bomboy kidnapped her at knifepoint and a man said Bomboy stabbed him. Bomboy of Bloomsburg has a lot […]

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    Patients Trick-or-Treat in the Hospital

    MAHONING TOWNSHIP — Many children will say those three magic words tonight: “Trick-or-treat”! But some kids aren’t so lucky. They must spend Halloween in the hospital. There was a ninja, a vampire, Woody from Toy Story, and an assortment of princesses. “A vampire princess,” Destiny Shadler said. It’s easy to tell what holiday holiday was being celebrated at Janet Weis Children’s Hospital. Around 50 children took a break from their treatments and went trick-or-treating through the hallways of the hospital […]

  • Security Breach at Lewisburg Area School District

    LEWISBURG — Lewisburg Area School District officials discovered this week that someone got into a data file with all that private information about students. Buffalo Valley Regional Police say there is a suspect and he is a student in the Lewisburg Area School District. District officials would not confirm if the student has been suspended. But the superintendent says the suspect no longer has access to school computers or to the school network. Parents with children in the Lewisburg Area […]

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    How to Stay Safe While Trick-or-Treating

    EAST BUFFALO TOWNSHIP — ‘Tis the season for all the ghouls and goblins to dress up and get some candy. But while trick-or-treating is a fun time for kids, it can also be dangerous. Halloween is a dream come true for many kids. They get to dress up like their favorite superhero or princess and eat candy! Trick-or-treating can be a lot of fun, but it can also be dangerous, especially when it comes to candy. “Let your parents look […]

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    “Roushville” Raises Money For Cystic Fibrosis

    NEW BERLIN — A family in one part of Union County is getting into the spirit of Halloween for a good cause. Logan Roush of New Berlin was born with cystic fibrosis, but he doesn’t let his condition put a damper on his favorite holiday. In fact, Logan uses his love of Halloween to raise money and awareness for cystic fibrosis. When Newswatch 16 was contacted about Logan Roush’s haunted house in New Berlin we were expecting a few scary […]

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    YMCA Announces New Facility in Union County

    KELLY TOWNSHIP — It appears a community in Union County will get a community/fitness center after all. The Greater Susquehanna Valley YMCA announced plans today to establish a branch in Union County after plans for another fitness center were scrapped. People who live in Union County say they were disappointed earlier this month when plans for that $9 million recreation center fell through. But on Tuesday, we found out the greater Susquehanna Valley YMCA plans to build its own facility […]

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    Last Deliveries For Produce Business

    RIVERSIDE — A longtime business in Northumberland County is calling it quits. The owners of Whitenight Produce in Riverside say this will be their last week of distributing fruits and vegetables. Whitenight Produce is a family-owned business that has served the Danville area for decades. The owners say their main reason for retiring is competition from national retailers who can provide the same service at a lower cost. For almost 70 years, Whitenight Produce in Riverside supplied produce to hundreds […]

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    No Christmas Baskets in Williamsport

    WILLIAMSPORT — Hundreds of families in central Pennsylvania will not be getting Christmas baskets this year because there isn’t enough money. One charity decided to discontinue the giveaway and it didn’t take long for another charity to follow suit. Organizers for both groups say it costs less to hold community Christmas dinners instead of handing out individual Christmas gift baskets. Even so, people say they will miss those baskets this holiday season. Groceries are bagged up at the Salvation Army […]

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    New Security Cameras in Danville

    DANVILLE–Danville’s police department has a new set of eyes. Make that five new sets of eyes! Police Chief Eric Gill says the department is staffed 24 hours a day, but even so, officers cannot be everywhere. So these new security cameras act as additional officers. “What we’ll be doing is if something occurs, we’ll be able to go back and review those films, those tapes,” Chief Eric Gill said. Chief Gill says the security camera program is in its early […]


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