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    Testing the Groundwater We Drink

    WAYNE COUNTY — About 100 homeowners in Wayne County will soon know exactly what’s in their drinking water. A study being done this summer will give scientists and property owners a starting point in one of the few areas in the Marcellus Shale in Pennsylvania where natural gas drilling isn’t allowed; at least not right […]

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    Prosecutors Saddened By Deadly Crashes

    OLD FORGE — It has been a horrible weekend on the roads in our area. Crashes have killed nearly a dozen people. And tragically, those numbers include several children. Flowers, a teddy bear, and a baseball signed by friends left on South Keyser Avenue in Old Forge represent what has been a devastating weekend for […]

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    Crash Kills Old Forge Boy, 12, Sends Father to Hospital

    OLD FORGE — A boy who started seventh grade just days ago is dead, and his father was seriously injured in a crash Saturday night on South Keyser Avenue in Old Forge. Police said Leonard Zupon Jr. died early Sunday morning after the Mustang driven by his father, Leonard Zupon Sr., collided with another vehicle. […]

  • Delaware Valley Warriors Super 16 Team #5

    Delaware Valley’s 2012 team was a force to be reckoned with, led by start QB Brian Schor.  In 2013, players had to take on new roles, and the end result wasn’t exactly as they hoped.  But this year, the Warriors are returning 6 starters on each side of the ball, giving them some veterans on […]

  • Couple Sentenced for Tax Fraud

    A couple from Bradford County was sentenced today for a tax evasion scheme. Randy Talada will spend 21 months in prison and his wife Sandy was sentenced to six months behind bars. He must pay about $171,000 to Pennsylvania Workers Compensation Fund and about $54,000 to the IRS. Sandy Talada must pay $54,000 to the […]

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    Blight Causing Another Collapse In Schuylkill County?

    POTTSVILLE — A woman in Schuylkill County is fighting blight after a ceiling collapsed. She says it caved in because of the vacant, dilapidated property next door. The woman we spoke with says the vacant house next to her home in Pottsville has been a problem for years. She says every time she’s contacted city […]

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    Couple Continues to Wait for Flood Assistance

    MEHOOPANY — Pete and Sharon Morgan have lived in their home in Mehoopany township since 1998. The couple said their lives and home underwent a drastic change after the floods of 2011. “Frightening. Every time it rains we just look outside and we don’t know what’s going to happen,” said Pete Morgan. Back in 2011, […]

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    Health Systems Computer Hack: What Can You Do?

    WILKES-BARRE — The huge data breach on Community Health Systems and Commonwealth Health means that some patients have an increased risk of being victims of identity fraud. If you believe your personal information may have been hacked, an area cyber security expert says the advice is simple: keep calm and check your credit on a […]


    Couple Dead After Early Morning Fire

    TROY — A young couple were found dead after a fire in a home in Bradford County. Authorities say the smoke and flames spread quickly and the fire left behind a lot of damage. The fire started just before 1:30 a.m. Monday and two people inside the house were not able to make it out […]

  • Woman’s Jaw Surgery: “Like Nothing We’ve Seen Before”

    A woman from Columbia County had no idea that- when she sought treatment for some swelling on the side of her head- she’d soon be discussed around the country.  It turns out what she had is something doctors have rarely seen before, but a medical issue doctors at Geisinger could fix. Kathleen Wells from Stillwater […]

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    Does It Really Work? Phantom Saucer

    This is the Phantom Saucer! The maker claims, it’s the illusion that’s out of this world! Any child age 6 and up can make this magic saucer float in mid air simply by reading the instructions and assembling the saucer. To test the phantom saucer Newswatch 16’s Kurt Aaron went to the Wayne County Fair […]

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    Murder Charges Filed In Death of Baby

    SCRANTON — A man from Lackawanna County is now charged with murder and may face the death penalty for the beating death of a 10-month-old child. Eddie Widdick of Jermyn was arraigned Monday morning on first degree murder charges. Widdick has been locked up since March when he was charged with aggravated assault for allegedly […]