Saying Goodbye to Sofia Ojeda!

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Friday was the last day for Newswatch 16 anchor Sofia Ojeda. She’s headed to Houston, Texas, and all of her friends at WNEP wanted to say a final farewell.

Talkback 16: Luzerne County Housing Loopholes

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Friday’s Talkback 16 callers aren’t too happy about people taking advantage of loopholes in the Luzerne County Housing Authority system, nor do they think school delays are necessary.

Police: Cause of Fire in Car Suspicious

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WILLIAMSPORT — Police in Williamsport are trying to figure out how and why a car crashed into the iHeartMedia building on West Fourth Street in Williamsport. “I think it’s crazy. How do you do you do something like that? Go across the street in a small parking lot and run into the building with your […]

PIAA State “AA” Wrestling Quarterfinal Action

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Benton junior Alan Diltz beat Abe Guariello from Fort LeBoeuf 6-1 in the 106lb PIAA State “AA” quarterfinals from the Giant Center in Hershey on Friday morning. Then at 113lbs Line Mountain’s Cameron Newman won 3-1 in the tiebreaker to beat Ryan Carlson from Brockway to improve to (40-2) on the season and advance to […]

Schuylkill County Would-Be Vacationers Still Wait for Promised Refund

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POTTSVILLE — More than 150 people in Schuylkill County were supposed to board a plane Monday and leave the cold behind for the warm beaches in Cancun, Mexico. A travel company in Florida canceled the trip two weeks ago, when Action 16 Investigates showed it never booked flights or hotel rooms. The company promised it […]

Pottsville Native Sworn in as Head of the United States Postal Service

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WASHINGTON DC — Pottsville native Megan Brennan comes from a postal service family. Growing up in Schuylkill County, her father worked overnights at the Pottsville post office. Now, Jerry Brennan’s daughter is in charge of the United States Postal Service. Brennan is the first woman to hold the job, a position that is older than […]

Schott Workers Get Good News

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DURYEA — Schott Glass says it will rebuild after a massive fire devastated its facility in Luzerne County. Workers gathered Friday afternoon to talk about what the news means for them. Schott officials held a meeting at the Germania Hose Company in Duryea, where they told employees they not only plan to rebuild but they […]

The Winds of Winter

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The winds of winter have surely whipped up a wild season for us. Still, Mike Stevens says the PhotoLink Library seems none the worse for wear.

Irish Flag Flying in Scranton

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SCRANTON — A pre-parade tradition took place Friday in downtown Scranton. The Irish flag was raised on Courthouse Square. Irish step dancers entertained the small crowd that gathered outside the Lackawanna County Courthouse. Then, bagpipes played as county commissioners and the Irish Cultural Society raised the Irish flag. This is traditionally done the weekend before […]

Shikellamy Superintendent Stepping Down

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SUNBURY — The superintendent of the Shikellamy School District is stepping down. Pat Kelley has been in charge of the district in Northumberland County since 2012. His resignation comes in the wake of a drunk driving arrest in New York State.