Carbondale Tops Forest City to Clinch Jerry Finan Tournament

The Carbondale boys basketball team beat Forest City 79-55 in the championship game of the Jerry Finan Memorial Basketball Tournament on Sunday.

Honesdale Holds Off West Scranton in Boys Basketball

Honesdale beat West Scranton 46-43 in the consolation game of the Jerry Finan Memorial Basketball Tournament in Carbondale on Sunday.

Christmas Market in Wyoming County

FACTORYVILLE — Folks made their way through a Christmas market in Factoryville Sunday afternoon. The holiday fun ran throughout the weekend at Christy Mathewson Park. Delicious food filled up bellies while visits with Santa filled the hearts of all children. Local vendors offered up holiday gifts and stocking stuffers at the Christmas market in Wyoming County.

Coats for Kids

WILKES-BARRE — Kids not only got a chance to visit with Santa and eat some pizza in Wilkes-Barre, but they also went home a little warmer than when they came. The Back Mountain Police Association, along with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Luzerne County provided the Christmas party at St. Andrews Church as well as warm coats for the children. In total, 300 coats were collected, along with snow pants, scarves, and gloves. The kids even got to take home […]

Pet Expo Held in Scranton

SCRANTON — All sorts of animals came indoors for a pet expo. Dogs, cats, pigs, and ducks all joined in the Winter Pet Expo at The Marketplace at Steamtown on Sunday. About a dozen rescues and shelters took part in the event that featured a pot belly pig, turtles, and more. Pet owners even got to take home photos of their pups with Jolly Old Saint Nick. This event was held to help those shelters help animals in need. “We […]

Presents for a Penny

WILKES-BARRE — A holiday event had kids breaking open their piggy banks Sunday afternoon. Endless Possibilities Consignment and Beyond held its fourth annual Kids Buy Presents for a Penny event. Children were able to use some change to buy a gift for those they love this holiday season here in Luzerne County.

Kids Enjoy Snowfall in Scranton

SCRANTON — Newswatch 16 stopped by McDade Park in Scranton where we spotted some kids enjoying the snow that fell Saturday.

Cookies for Kids’ Cancer Bake Sale

SCRANTON — Sunday was the fifth year in a row that the McAndrew family hosted the enormous holiday cookie bake sale. The event was held at the Career Technology Center in Scranton. This was not your standard bake sale; Sunday’s event helps support Cookies for Kids’ Cancer, which is an organization that helps fund the development of less toxic and more effective treatments for kids battling cancer. “I always have it as close to Christmas as I can to help […]

White Nose Syndrome Update

You’ve been asking us for an update on our bat population and the latest on white nose syndrome.  We met up with Greg Turner of the Pennsylvania Game Commission to answer some of your question.

Winter Festivities in Duryea

DURYEA — It was a perfect night for a stroll in Luzerne County. The wintry mix made the holiday-themed walk down Main Street in Duryea feel just a little more authentic Carolers belted out Christmas classics, while some kids found their own ways to keep entertained. Santa and Mrs. Claus even dropped by. Parents tell Newswatch 16 the evening had a little bit of everything. “I’ve seen carolers. I’ve seen Frosty. I’ve seen Santa, reindeer. We’ve seen Elsa, donkeys, a […]