Allen Vickers, is a Newswatch 16 reporter. Allen is a South Jersey native. Allen is currently enjoying NEPA.
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.


Recent Articles
  • Veteran Paints Jeep in Striking Tribute to D-Day Veterans

    NORTH MANHEIM TOWNSHIP, Pa. — A veteran in Schuylkill County is using his set of wheels to pay tribute to veterans of World War II who fought in Europe. His Jeep paints a picture of soldiers on the shores during D-Day. Lawerence Reiner of Tremont bought his Jeep last year and knew he wanted to do something different with it. After plenty of thought, the Army veteran decided to pay tribute to the sacrifices that were made on D-Day. “I […]

  • Balling for Bella – Raising Cash for ATV Crash Victim

    SCRANTON, Pa. — After a teenager was seriously injured in an ATV accident, a community has come together to help pay her medical bills. A two-day basketball tournament is happening in Scranton. Bella Rebar suffered serious injuries during an ATV crash last month. “Balling for Bella” is the community’s way of raising money to help pay her hospital bills by playing some hoops. It is a sport Bella Rebar would rather be playing but for now, she’s happy just to […]

  • Cat’s Meow Leads to His Rescue by Scranton DPW

    SCRANTON, Pa. — Of all the places you would think to find a kitten, under the hood of a car would probably be the last. But one furry feline found its way there and was saved in the nick of time by DPW workers in Scranton. Life has been quite a ride for Charles the kitten – literally. Earlier this week, the 6-week-old cat was found in the hood of a vehicle at a stop light by DPW workers in […]

  • Local Big Brothers Big Sisters Program Folds

    SCRANTON, Pa. — For Nancy Fort and Katie Sunday, this will be one of the last times office work is done at here on Jefferson Avenue in Scranton. Voluntary Action Center, a hub for different volunteer organizations across northeastern PA is moving, but not without making a cut. The Big Brothers Big Sisters Program will cease operations on Friday, June 28. “In January, we decided to go back to our vision and mission which is what was started by the […]

  • Remembering the Summit Restaurant

    NEW MILFORD TOWNSHIP, Pa. — Firefighters used so much water battling flames at a restaurant overnight in Susquehanna County that the community is now dealing with a water shortage. The fire ruined the restaurant that had been in New Milford for decades. The fire started just before midnight and gutted the Summit Restaurant near New Milford. That borough is asking people to conserve water to help restore the supply. At the fire scene, people stopped by all day to hold […]

  • Bridge Project Near Dushore Causing Truck Troubles

    CHERRY TOWNSHIP, Pa. — A bridge replacement project is causing problems for some truckers in Sullivan County. Several tractor-trailer drivers have had trouble navigating through detours leading to backed-up traffic on a road they shouldn’t be on in the first place. Officials from PennDOT tell Newswatch 16 the project started last week and already state police have had to redirect dozens of lost drivers and have given out a citation. There is an easy way for cars to get around […]

  • Celebrating Summer in Bloomsburg

    BLOOMSBURG – Food, wine, arts and crafts, you could find it all at the Summer In Bloom Festival in Bloomsburg. Sunny weather made for the perfect day as the festival was packed with all sorts of vendors. “It is a beautiful day out here and its a nice day to have this kind of activity for family and friends to come around and enjoy the day,” said Michael Kreisher The summer festival raises money for the Bloomsburg Children’s Museum. “We […]

  • Veterans Honored In Bradford County

    MONROETON, Pa. — An empty chair representing soldiers who didn’t come home saluted by veterans in Bradford County During the third Annual Bradford Sullivan Veterans Appreciation Day those who served were honored at Mountaineer Park in Monroeton. “It is something that veterans look forward to and appreciate and like I said earlier we want to honor those who served and those who didn’t come home,” said Joe Tabor. The red white and blue waved in the air as veterans gathered […]

  • Along for the Ride with ‘Fast Eddie’

    FOX TOWNSHIP, Pa. — A short film about a Sullivan County man’s love for racing motorcycles was recently released on YouTube. “Fast Eddie” tells the story of what motorcycle racing life was like in the 1950s. Ed Fisher, also known as Fast Eddie, began racing motorcycles when he was 16 years old. Now at 94, the former racing legend still enjoys riding, just at a slower pace. Fisher was born in Lancaster County in 1925, and he loves to ride […]

  • Former Fleet Manager for Scranton School District Pleads Guilty

    SCRANTON, Pa. – A former school mechanic will now spend time in prison and have to pay back thousands of dollars to the Scranton School District. Daniel Sansky of Jefferson Township pleaded guilty to theft by deception Thursday morning for his role in defrauding the district. The attorney general’s office says Sansky overcharged the district for vehicle repairs. “Mr. Sansky and his attorney realized the evidence in the case was overwhelming, and they elected to plead guilty. That makes a […]

  • Scranton High School Grad’s Tribute to School Shooting Victims

    SCRANTON, Pa. — “Not one more.” That was a Scranton High School graduate’s message as she crossed the stage to get her diploma, carrying a note with the names of 223 students killed in school shootings. Mackenzie Mangan walked across the stage for graduation with 223 students who would never have the opportunity. She wrote down their names in hopes they would never be forgotten and no more kids would die at school. In blue ink, 223 names were written […]

  • Truck Driver Killed in I-80 Crash Remembered in Berwick

    BERWICK, Pa. — Truck driver Earl McCormick, 74, of Berwick, was killed Tuesday in an eight-car pileup on Interstate 80 near Milton. Wendy Spudes knew McCormick from his time working at Don E. Bower Construction outside of Berwick. “Him and his wife took care of my grandson, and they were very well-liked people, and it’s hard. He’ll be missed very much.” State police believe heavy rains led to the crash that closed both east and westbound lanes of the highway. […]

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