Allen Vickers, is a Newswatch 16 reporter. Allen is a South Jersey native.
Allen is currently enjoying the north east Pennsylvania area.
Allen is an award winning photographer at 47ABC-WMDT in Salisbury Maryland, including an Emmy nomination for Tiny Tick Big Controversy, where he worked for two years.
Allen graduated from Penn State University
with a bachelors degree in Journalism.
During his time at Pennsylvania State University, he interned at In the Paint, a Penn State Men’s Basketball program.
When not working Allen enjoys listening to music and watching the Philadelphia Eagles, Flyers, Sixers and Phillies fan.

Recent Articles
  • Strong Reaction to Trump-Putin News Conference

    HAZLETON, Pa. — President Donald Trump’s meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin has received backlash from across party lines. Some said it was too soon for the president to meet with Putin while others thought the summit would begin a healing process, fixing foreign relations with Russia. While food and drinks were being served inside the 4th Street Pub in Hazleton, eyes were watching the news. A day after the summit in Finland, people were waiting for President Trump to […]

  • Tournament Goes on Despite Fire in Concession Stand

    BRIDGEWATER TOWNSHIP, Pa. — One week before a big softball tournament, fire wrecked a concession stand in Susquehanna County. That tournament would have not happened if not for volunteers who pitched in all week to help clean up. Last week, organizers looked at the damage to that concession stand and wondered if they would even be able to have the slow pitch tournament. Normally, the tournament runs 24 hours straight through the night, but the schedule was changed last minute […]

  • Endless Mountain Antique Tractor Show

    TUNKHANNOCK TOWNSHIP, Pa. — An antique tractor show kicked off Friday in Wyoming County. Tractors big and small, some more than 100 years old, are on display for the entire weekend. One by one, tractors of all shapes and sizes were paraded near Tunkhannock. Onlookers were excited for the annual show at Lazybrook Park in Wyoming County. Brad Tewksbury has been admiring tractors at the Endless Mountain Antique Power Association’s event for years, but this was his first time in […]

  • Karsin’s Helping Heart Fundraiser for Cancer Patients

    FACTORYVILLE, Pa. — A 7-year-old boy has made it his mission to help people battling cancer with a fundraiser at Bella’s Pizza in Factoryville. Karsin Atkinson and others are making care packages for people suffering from cancer. Karsin is 7 years old with a big heart. We met up with the boy from Dalton at Bella’s Pizza in Factoryville, just a couple blocks from Keystone College. With the hashtag #KarsinsHelpingHeart, he and others were making care packages for Geisinger-CMC and […]

  • Ground Broken for Forest City Family Health Center

    FOREST CITY, Pa. — Ground was broken Thursday for a new health center in Susquehanna County. Health officials are looking forward to transforming empty space into a state of the art health care facility in Forest City. A group of people watched as bulldozers cleared the area off Dunduff Street, excited for the possibilities that come with the new health center in Susquehanna County. “It will have more room. The lab center will be here for people to get their […]

  • Volunteers Pitch In to Ready Field for Softball Tournament

    BRIDGEWATER TOWNSHIP, Pa. — After facilities at a baseball field were nearly destroyed by a fire, volunteers have been working to repair the place for a tournament this weekend. The fire near Montrose happened just days before the annual tournament. Organizers have been working to clear up the debris to allow teams to play baseball safely. Although it won’t be an all-nighter, 13 teams will still take the field this weekend. Ken Blaisure says there is quite a difference between […]

  • Saint Clair Borough Council Member Accused of Damaging Cars

    SAINT CLAIR, Pa. — After receiving complaints about several cars being scratched, police in Saint Clair believe they have their man. Using surveillance video, police were able to pinpoint the alleged vandal who happens to be a member of borough council. Newswatch 16 went to Saint Clair and knocked on the councilman’s door. We asked him about the damage done to cars on his street. The elderly councilman strongly denied damaging any vehicles. “I just walked by the car and […]

  • Audio of 911 Bomb Threats Released by Monroe County D.A.

    STROUDSBURG, Pa. — The district attorney’s office in Monroe County is asking for the public’s help in identifying the voice of whoever threatened to blow up the county courthouse. The district attorney released the recordings of two calls, hoping someone recognizes a voice. “Lackawanna 911, where is your emergency?” “I have placed a bomb in the Monroe County Courthouse. It is going to go off at 11:15.” Back in May, the Lackawanna County 911 Center got two threatening calls, […]

  • Stations Grill Holds ‘Tornado Sale’

    WILKES-BARRE TOWNSHIP, Pa. — It’s been nearly a month since a tornado destroyed businesses near Wilkes-Barre. Owners of a restaurant hit hard by the storm learned the building they’ve called home for five years must be torn down. On Saturday, the owners of Stations Grill on Mundy Street sold off everything left in the restaurant. People spent the day going in and out of the restaurant, only they weren’t there to eat. Instead, they were buying items like chairs and […]

  • Patient Berwick Citizens Finally Get Fireworks

    BERWICK — The level of excitement was almost as high as the fireworks in the sky. After waiting a couple of days because of bad weather, people in Berwick were finally able to enjoy their fourth of July fireworks show. People who gathered before the show outside Crispin Field were glad the fireworks show was not canceled altogether, because of the bad weather earlier this week. “Every year they always have a great display we love coming here family friends […]

  • Man Accused of Robbing Store with Machete Arrested

    SUNBURY, Pa. — A man accused of robbing Turkey Hill on Front Street in Sunbury is in custody. Police say Nathan Neidig entered the convenience store on the Fourth of July with a machete. “It’s a bad situation. I think they need more things for these kids to do so they aren’t robbing stores. It is wrong and I am afraid somebody is going to hurt somebody and it is wrong,” said Dennis O’Brien of Sunbury. “It is really crazy, […]

  • Secret Service Warns of Card-Skimming Scams

    HAZLE TOWNSHIP, Pa. — The United States Secret Service put out a warning saying identity thieves are targeting gas pumps during the Fourth of July. A number of skimming devices have been found. Secret Service agents across the country are taking a stand against gas pump skimming before the upcoming 4th of July travel, estimated to be the most traveled July 4th in history. Read about our efforts: — U.S. Secret Service (@SecretService) July 3, 2018 The Secret […]