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Ryan Leckey Leaving WNEP: Where Is the Pennsylvania Anchor Going?

Ryan Leckey’s engaging persona has made him a must-watch multimedia personality beyond Pennsylvania. The longtime anchor has brought interesting coverage to Scranton’s ABC station, Newswatch 16 This Morning (WNEP-TV), for the better part of his two-decade-long career. So Scranton residents were saddened when Ryan Leckey announced he is leaving WNEP. They want to know why he is leaving and where he is going next. Fortunately for his followers, “The Leckenator” answered some of their questions.
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Man accused of 10 thefts at Walmart

HONESDALE, WAYNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU)– Police say a serial shoplifter who stole over $2,500 worth of goods from Walmart over nearly two months has been identified. Daniel Dagna, age 58, was identified on Sunday, May 22, as the man who had been involved in 10 retail thefts at a Wayne County Walmart between April 1 and […]
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Man dies after being pulled from Eaton Reservoir

(WJET/WFXP/ — An 80-year-old Corry man who was pulled from a Greenfield Township reservoir has died. According to Erie County Coroner Lyell Cook, 80-year-old Gerald Lindenberger was pronounced dead at 3:22 p.m. on May 23 at UPMC Hamot. He had been pulled from Eaton Reservoir earlier that day. Another man also was pulled from the […]

With brooms and pipes, hubcaps and hammer handles

Tired of ads? Subscribers enjoy a distraction-free reading experience. If you were on a quiz show, and someone asked you to name five percussion instruments, what would you say?. Drums, of course. Most people would probably think of drums. Then, what? Cymbals? Xylophone? Tambourine? Gong?. But what if someone said...

Former Penn State football player calls attention to veteran’s mental health

DICKSON CITY, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — A local, non-profit veterans group is armed with more funding, Tuesday night, thanks to a significant donation. The funds were hand-delivered by arguably the greatest linebacker in Penn State Football history. From 1997 to 1999, LaVar Arrington struck fear in the hearts of opposing offenses. He went onto a seven-year […]

Pike Humane Society to hold

The Pike County Humane Society Board of Directors and Executive Director have announced an open house on June 4. They invite the public to tour the facility, meet the board, staff, executive director, and a variety of adoptable animals. Festivities will include a complimentary BBQ, homemade baked goods for sale,...

More Sun, But Not For Long

Look for more sun on Wednesday across the Susquehanna Valley with temperatures rebounding back into the 70s. It won't last long as Thursday will turn out cloudy and damp again and struggle to 70. A storm in the Rockies will bring some showers and storms on Friday. There are some questions on how fast the storm will move out of the Northeast. Some showers could linger into the first part of the holiday weekend, but it looks like the weather will cooperate with outdoor plans for the second half of the weekend. It will turn warmer and more humid.

This Is the County in the Scranton–Wilkes-Barre–Hazleton, PA Metro Area With the Least COVID-19

To date, 82,217,041 Americans are confirmed to have been infected with COVID-19 — and over 1 million have died as a result. On a per capita basis, the U.S. has one of the highest known infections rates in the world. In the Scranton–Wilkes-Barre–Hazleton metropolitan area, located in Pennsylvania, a total of 127,499 COVID-19 cases have […]

Cartwright vs. Bognet: Rematch for 8th Congressional seat

EYEWITNESS NEWS (WBRE/WYOU) — A local race is being closely watched across the nation– it’s for the seat in the 8th congressional district. Many political observers say it could be a so-called ‘flip seat.’ Longtime incumbent congressman Matt Cartwright will face Republican Jim Bognet. It is a rematch of the 2020 race in which Cartwright […]