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Peggy Lee joined the Newswatch 16 Team in October, 2008. While she is thrilled to be living and working in Northeast PA, she is certainly no stranger to the area. With family in the Lock Haven area and the Poconos, Peggy has spent much time playing in the mountains (and skiing down them!).

Peggy Lee comes to WNEP after spending two years at WJZ-TV, the CBS affiliate in Baltimore, MD; before then Peggy worked in the country's southeast region, reporting on the crime beat in Savannah, GA at WJCL-TV.

Peggy began her news career working on the assignment desk at WCAU-TV in Philadelphia and to this day continues to long for their cheese steaks.

A New Jersey native, Peggy received a bachelor's degree in Journalism from Rutgers University in New Brunswick.

On her days off you can find Peggy at the library or out walking her trusty but wacky dog, Nanook, who she rescued from a shelter in Georgia.

Recent Articles
  • Death Investigation In Wayne County Now Homicide

    DYBERRY TOWNSHIP — The Wayne County coroner said a death investigation that has been going on for months is now a homicide investigation. The death of Ryan Clemo, 31, of Waymart was ruled a homicide on Tuesday. While no charges have been filed, the Wayne County coroner said Clemo died from lack of oxygen. It was back in March that Clemo was brought to the emergency room at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Honesdale by ambulance where he died. Police had […]

  • Meeting Held To Discuss Youth Offenders Attending Jim Thorpe Area Schools

    JIM THORPE — Hundreds of concerned parents and students came out for a school board meeting in Jim Thorpe Monday night. They’re concerned that the school district could be getting an influx of students from a nearby youth detention center when school resumes this fall. Armed with concerns, fears, and outrage parents and students filed into Jim Thorpe Area High School, demanding answers. “If these children end up in our school and say there`s 50 or 60 of them, how […]


    Williamsport Crosscutters Fans Approve Of New Stadium Name, Upgrades

    The Williamsport Crosscutters hit the field for the season home opener Friday night with an improved field and a new name. Fans flocked to help kick off the season and enjoy the new look. The boys of summer are back in Lycoming County and fans of the Williamsport Crosscutters couldn`t be more thrilled. The line was long as folks filed into the team`s home field, ready to go for opening night. “We`re pumped, I love the energy these guys put […]

  • Bonacci Family, Friends React To Neil Pal Guilty Verdict

    SCRANTON — Neil Pal is now guilty of first degree murder and conspiracy for the shooting death of Frank Bonacci. Pal had been on trial at the Lackawanna County Courthouse, accused of helping Jason Dominick kill Bonacci last July. After the verdict came down, Bonacci’s family gathered outside in victory. “Now I can start concentrating on the way Frankie lived, not the way he died, every day seeing the pictures of his dead body,” said Robin Bonacci, Frank’s mother. “We […]

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    Police Searching for Pair After Bank Robbery In Edwardsville

    EDWARDSVILLE — Police say two bank robbers remain on the loose after a hold up this afternoon in Luzerne County. It happened at Community Bank in Edwardsville around 3 p.m. Wednesday. Edwardsville Police say the man and woman seen running in the surveillance pictures below are the people responsible for holding up Community Bank in the borough. Investigators say the couple came out to the bank in the West Side Shopping Center on Wyoming Avenue and made off with more […]

  • PennDOT Delays Closing The Lonesome Road Bridge

    MOOSIC — A bridge closure in Lackawanna County set for today has been put off for now. PennDOT says there are concerns emergency vehicles may not be able to get to a nearby neighborhood in Moosic because once the bridge is closed, the only access road is over a railroad track that carries up to 14 trains per day. The sign is up at the Lonesome Road bridge, alerting drivers that work is set to begin and the bridge will […]

  • Dunmore Adopts “One-Strike” Rule For Drug Activity At Rental Units

    DUNMORE — Officials in Dunmore are sending a strong message to tenants having drug activity inside their rental unit. Adopting a “one-strike and you`re out” rule, borough council said tenants caught with drugs inside their homes will be kicked out and the properties they are renting could be condemned for up to six months. “We don`t want these people coming into our area, setting up shop in an apartment and distributing drugs out of them,” said council member Michael Dempsey. […]

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    Little League Turns 75

    WILLIAMSPORT — Friday marked a major milestone for the Little League Organization in Lycoming County. 75 years ago, Little League got its start in Williamsport. Friday evening, the city threw a major celebration for what is now the largest youth sports organization in the world. West Fourth Street was packed to the gills in Williamsport as a crowd of roughly 900 people gathered outside the Community Arts Center. It was a celebration to mark the 75th anniversary of Little League, […]

  • Fans Camped Out At Pocono Raceway For NASCAR Weekend

    LONG POND — NASCAR fans have descended on the Poconos! The Pocono 400 is just days away but folks are already at Pocono Raceway where the party has begun. The RV`s are parked, the tents are up, and the party has started. Campers said the real way to have a good time is in the infield. “It`s just, you can have more fun. It`s more free to roam around. It`s more people to talk to, and they`re camping and doing […]

  • Alleged Shooter Is In Custody

    ELDRED TOWNSHIP — Police say it was a dispute over drugs that led to a shooting in Monroe County. Police arrested Dylan Frantz, 20, from Eldred Township for allegedly shooting another man around 3 p.m. Thursday along Sycamore Drive near Kunkletown. Investigators say a Frantz shot and wounded Albert Guzman, 22, because the man threatened to kill him after Frantz stole drugs and money from the victim the previous evening. Guzman was taken to the hospital. Dylan Frantz is locked […]

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    Shooting Reported In Monroe County

    ELDRED TOWNSHIP — Troopers have been called to the scene of a reported shooting in Monroe County. It happened after 3 p.m. Thursday on Sycamore Drive near Kunkletown, according to emergency officials. Authorities said one male was shot and flown to the hospital. There is no word if a suspect is in custody and no word on the condition of the victim.

  • WWII Veteran Receives High School Diploma After 71 Years

    WWII Veteran Receives High School Diploma After 71 Years

    SHAMOKIN — A World War II veteran received something he has wanted for more than seven decades: his high school diploma. Joseph Shepos would have graduated from Shamokin Area High School in 1943, but instead, chose to serve overseas. To thunderous applause, Joseph Shepos was wheeled onto the stage at Shamokin Area High School Wednesday evening to get the diploma he would have received 71 years ago. As a member of the graduating class in 1943, the then 17-year-old Shepos […]