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Restaurants Prep for Super Bowl Orders

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SCRANTON — If you plan on ordering food for Super Bowl Sunday, you can pretty much expect a wait, especially if you wait until the last minute. The wait could be exponentially longer with plenty of snow expected to start falling as early as noon Sunday. Preparation was already underway Saturday at Kelly’s Pub and Eatery […]

Driver Crashes on Bridge over Interstate in Scranton

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SCRANTON — Part of a bridge over Interstate 81 in Scranton was closed after a crash. Police said the driver crashed into the bridge on River Street just after 8 p.m. Saturday. One lane on the bridge was blocked off, but officials said the bridge is safe. Officers said the driver was taken to the […]

Chipotle Opens in Lackawanna County

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DICKSON CITY — A popular burrito chain is now open in Lackawanna County. There were long lines outside Chipotle in Dickson City when the fast food chain opened Saturday morning. Some customers said they waited outside for 45 minutes for the doors to officially open. People we talked to are ecstatic to have the popular chain […]

Students Get Ideas for Prom and Graduation at Expo

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SCRANTON — High school students had the chance to get some ideas for their prom look at an event in Scranton. The Northeast PA Prom and Graduation Expo was held at Scranton High School on Saturday. Newswatch 16’s Julie Sidoni was the emcee of the fashion show. The event featured businesses in the area who offer everything […]

Woman Helps Rescue Family from Burning Home

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SCRANTON — A woman in Scranton is being credited with helping save a family from their burning home early Saturday morning. She even gave the clothes off her back to the victims who were stuck on the roof waiting to be rescued. Firefighters rushed to the scene on South Irving Avenue around 2 a.m. after […]

Video Shows Car Slam into Home

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DICKSON CITY — A car smashed into the porch of a home Saturday morning and it was caught on camera. Police said the driver told them he “blinked for a second” when the crash happened just after 8 a.m. on Main Street in Dickson City. According to officers, four people lived on each side of the double-block […]

Super Bowl Super Fans

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Despite the fact that there really aren’t any “home” teams playing in this Super Bowl, there are still some super fans in the area who are counting the hours until the big game. Newswatch 16’s Ryan Leckey found some of those fans who are gearing up for Sunday.

Goodwill Moves Some Sales Online

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SCRANTON — Thrift shopping in our area has moved to the Internet. Goodwill stores in northeastern Pennsylvania are using the 21st century approach for finding customers. Shoppers at the busy Goodwill store in Scranton say there is something about the hunt for deals that just can’t be matched when you’re in front of a computer […]

Super Bowl Swag

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Newswatch 16’s Ryan Leckey checks out some items selling big for the big game this Sunday. It’s a look at television sales, team merchandise, and more.  

Crain Out, Ruby In as RailRider’s GM

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On Tuesday morning, Rob Crain and the RailRiders new ownership of SWB Investors LLC, parted ways. Jeremy Ruby, the team’s Executive Vice President of Operations, was named the Interim General Manager, effective immediately. Rob Crain spent two and a half years with the RailRiders, overseeing the reopening of the refurbished stadium. Crain brought a series […]