Dog Killed During Burglary

FREELAND — State police want to know who killed a dog during a bizarre burglary in Luzerne County. Authorities said someone broke into Jeanne Bonner’s home on North Buck Mountain Road near Freeland sometime Friday into Saturday. According to police, the crook ransacked the home and killed the woman’s dog, leaving a large candle stuffed […]
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Locally Shot Film Premieres in Lackawanna County

MOOSIC — People in Lackawanna County got their first chance to see a movie filmed all over northeastern Pennsylvania. And this one didn’t require taxpayer money. Hundreds came out to the Cinemark Theater Complex in Moosic to see the Pennsylvania premiere of “Behind Some Dark Cloud” written and directed by Clarks Summit native Chelsea Kane. The […]
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Three Homes Damaged, Firefighter Hurt in Scranton

Investigators are looking for the cause of an early morning fire in Scranton. The first alarm at 321 12th Avenue came in just before 1:00 a.m. Saturday.  It was quickly followed by a second.  Firefighters found a home filled with flames, and those flames eventually shot through the roof. Scranton fire officials tell Newswatch 16 […]
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Fire Company Picnic Kicks Off in Mountain Top

FAIRVIEW TOWNSHIP — A fire company fundraiser drew crowds in Luzerne County Friday night. The Mountain Top Hose Company No. 1 picnic started Friday. Newswatch 16’s Tom Williams was even there making funnel cakes. The picnic runs Saturday and Sunday at the carnival grounds behind the fire station at the junction of Routes 309 and […]
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Locals React To Deadly Shootings in Chattanooga

LACKAWANNA COUNTY—Four Marines are dead and three other people injured, after suspected killer Mohammod Youssuf Abdulazeez opened fire at a Naval Operation Support Center and an Armed Forces Recruiting Center in Chattanooga, Tennessee. In Northeast Pennsylvania, people are reacting to news of the tragedy. “It’s not safe, you know what I mean? At any given […]
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