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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
  • Flooding Slows Shopping in Saint Clair Complex

    SAINT CLAIR, Pa. — Flooding closed down several stores near Pottsville for the majority of the week with no end in sight for shoppers in Schuylkill County. Cars were turned away as part of the Coal Creek Commerce Center in Schuylkill County remains closed. Instead of customers, orange cones and yellow tape marked off all entrances of the parking lot along Route 61 in Saint Clair. Justin Geleskie and David Wolfe were looking to grab a bite to eat after […]

  • ‘Start all over again’ – Susquehanna County Drying Out

    HALLSTEAD, Pa. — With his basement drying out and sun in the sky, William Moser thought it would be a good day to clear out the ditch in his yard in Hallstead. He removed weeds that blocked the drain outside his house in Susquehanna County. “If I didn’t have that ditch that you see here to my left, then I wouldn’t be here. That house would not be here. That ditch takes so much water,” said Moser. Bryan Whitbeck showed […]

  • New Albany Cleanup Underway after Weeks of Flooding

    NEW ALBANY, Pa. — A single sweeper sweeping up dirt in the road in New Albany is a reminder of the flood that sent water rushing up to doorsteps in Bradford County. “My wife woke me up and says, ‘Look out the front window,’ and there was already water in front of our place. Ten minutes later we evacuated to my vehicle,” Michael Watkins recalled. Watkins and other flood victims spent the day cleaning up. For Jeremy Friedlander and the […]

  • Bradford, Wyoming Counties Drying Out After Flooding

    WYOMING COUNTY, Pa. — From flooded basements, roads closed, and a horse farm evacuated, the nonstop rain has caused plenty of problems across Wyoming and Bradford counties. There were flooded roads near Nicholson and waterfalls along Route 6 just outside Laceyville. The rain that didn’t let up created all sorts of delays as roads were closed throughout Bradford and Wyoming Counties. “Route 92 was closed this morning and they decided to err on the safe side and keep us off […]

  • Heavy Rain Overflows Creeks in Wayne County

    SCOTT TOWNSHIP, Pa. — The heavy rain closed roads and flooded basements in a Wayne County community where summers are usually quiet and uneventful. A rising Balls Creek did enough damage that some in the community of Starlight face a busy clean up. The rain turned one road into a three-foot deep river and lifted a cabin off its foundation. Those living in that part of Wayne County are worried what more rain can mean for them. Diane and Bob […]

  • Train Crash Spills Thousands of Gallons of Fuel Into Delaware River

    DEPOSIT, NY. — Pictures provided by New York State Police show parts of the derailed train in the town of Deposit in New York State. The early morning derailment caused an estimated four thousand gallons of fuel oil to seep into west branch of the Delaware River just north of the Wayne County border. “We are in an unknown space right now this has never happened on our watch at this magnitude but I don`t think 4,000 gallons of diesel […]

  • A Second Shot At Life

    POTTSVILLE, Pa. — There isn’t a dribble or shot that Ron Boris takes for granted. We had a shoot around with the Schuylkill County man days after his return from the 2018 Donate Life Transplant Games in Utah. “It means the world because I get a second chance at life because without my donor Eddie Bates I wouldn’t be able to participate anymore,” said Ron Boris heart transplant recipient. Ron tells Newswatch 16 he had a massive heart attack back […]

  • Tunkhannock Team wins First Game at Softball World Series

    EATON TOWNSHIP, Pa. — A girls softball team from Wyoming County played its first game in the Little League Softball World Series on Wednesday. Tunkhannock defeated a team from Canada 2-0. The games are being played in Portland, Oregon, but plenty of folks back in Wyoming County are keeping a close eye on their favorite team. As the final out was recorded, a cheer from loyal fans went up inside the Moose Lodge in Eaton Township, near Tunkhannock. Fans let […]

  • River Street Pipe Replacement Project Expected to Take Weeks

    WILKES-BARRE, Pa. — A sewer replacement project is expected to cause traffic problems in Wilkes-Barre later this month. Cars moving through a section of North River Street will soon be detoured off one of the busiest parts in Wilkes-Barre. Officials with the Wyoming Valley Sanitary Authority say a 30-inch sewer pipe needs to be replaced and costs about $1 million. “This is what we call a relatively large interceptor,” said authority official Jim Tomaine. “It is a 30-inch interceptor and […]

  • Domestic Dispute Ends With Train Crash in Luzerne County

    PLAINS TOWNSHIP, Pa. — A domestic incident ended with a train crash in Luzerne County. The train plowed into a car parked on the tracks near Wilkes-Barre early Tuesday morning. Plains Township police say during a couple’s fight earlier in the morning, a man smashed the windows of his girlfriend’s car on Miner Street. He then took off in his car and made a left. That left was on the train tracks where his car became stuck. The man got […]

  • High Water Levels Causing Concern in Lycoming County

    FAIRFIELD TOWNSHIP, Pa. — According to the National Weather Service, this is the wettest July on record for parts of Lycoming County. Those living along the Loyalsock Creek are hoping for better weather so water levels decrease. Mike Wall says he’s already had flooding in his basement. “It has been the wettest summer I have ever seen. We have had water issues in our cellar and have been down the cellar the last two weeks. Very wet,” said Wall. The […]

  • Finding Fun and Old Friends at Wayne County Fair

    DYBERRY TOWNSHIP, Pa. — The Wayne County fair kicked off Friday and despite bad weather in the forecast, people were ready to have fun. Cannolis in the window, a crab shack, and fried Oreos sprinkled with powdered sugar — while tasty treats were being prepared, apparently kids were more excited for the rides at the Wayne County Fair. “I like the bumper cars bumper cars!” “My favorite part is probably the rides!” We ran into Noah Ritter back where his […]