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Moosic, PA, United States

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Past articles by Kristina:

Sub Shop Opens Under New Owners

PINE CREEK TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- A well-known sub shop in Lycoming County is reopening under new ownership. Bonnie Green and her family just opened the sub shop, and the business along Route 220 near Linden is busy. → Read More

Former Wood-Mode Employees Pick Up Last Paycheck

SELINSGROVE, Pa. -- Hundreds of former Wood-Mode employees came to work to pick up their last full paycheck on Wednesday. The custom cabinet making plant suddenly shut down Monday and left over 900 people without jobs. → Read More

Blue the Chicken Fitted with New 3D Printed Leg

HUGHESVILLE, Pa. -- A one-legged chicken is back walking on two feet, and it's all thanks to students in Lycoming County. Nearly a year old, this blue silkie chicken, appropriately named Blue, is back on two feet, thanks to her new blue 3D printed prosthetic leg. → Read More

Shock, Sadness in Wyalusing after Guilty Verdict in Florida Murder

WYALUSING, Pa. -- A guilty verdict in a Florida homicide trial hit close to home for many folks in Bradford County. The case involved two people from Wyalusing. One is dead, and the other is now convicted of murder. Most everyone we spoke with on Thursday was friends with or knew about Brooke Preston. → Read More

Three Friends Celebrate 100+ Birthdays

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. -- Three friends celebrated their 100 and something birthdays together in Williamsport on Tuesday. Williamsport native Rosemary Carey has reason to celebrate. She's turning 102 years old. "It's a nice celebration. → Read More

New Custody Exchange Center in Williamsport

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. -- A nonprofit in Lycoming County is hoping to make custody exchanges safer for families in central Pennsylvania. Employees at the YWCA know that when a family separates, everyone is affected. That's why they are trying to create a safe and comfortable environment where parents can pick up and drop off their kids. → Read More

‘Dance the Night Away’ for Hope Enterprises

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. -- Dancers with varying abilities in Lycoming County are gearing up to take the dance floor for the third annual Dance the Night Away with Hope. Cathy Keenan and her dance partner Randy Harkinson practiced their dance moves just hours before they take the floor at Leadership Lycoming's Dance the Night Away with Hope at the Genetti Hotel in Williamsport. → Read More

Medical Marijuana Helps Teen who has Cerebral Palsy

DUBOISTOWN, Pa. -- A young man from Lycoming County is seeing some improvements in his health thanks to medical marijuana. We first introduced you to Andrew Kriebel in 2013. He can't talk or walk on his own. → Read More

Man Killed in Trench Collapse

BASSTRESS TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- A man from Lycoming County is dead after a trench he dug outside his home collapsed. Emergency workers tell Newswatch 16 the man was trying to fix a pipe when the 8-foot-deep trench collapsed around him. → Read More

Former YMCA in Williamsport Sold for $1

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. -- A historic building in need of some TLC in Williamsport was recently sold for $1. Once a place for families in the community to come together, the former YMCA building on West Fourth Street in Williamsport now sits empty. → Read More

Fire Company Hopes Ballot Question Will Allow Alcohol Sales

UNION TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- A question on the ballot for some folks in Union County is drawing debate: should Union Township vote to allow the sale of alcohol in the community. Union Township has been a dry municipality since the 1930s. → Read More

‘Childhood Begins at Home’ – Helping Families Where They Live

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. -- A child advocacy group met with lawmakers from Lycoming County to discuss future state funding. Taylor Yeagle and her 2-year-old son Sawyer from Jersey Shore are all smiles but it's not always this way. Yeagle will tell you raising a child comes with its challenges. → Read More

PPL Crews Volunteer to Raise Osprey Nest

UPPER FAIRFIELD TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- A few of PPL's linemen volunteered their time Wednesday to help create a safe place for birds to nest in Lycoming County. This project will help ospreys while potentially preventing power outages for PPL customers. → Read More

Peanut Butter Project for Haiti

DUNNSTOWN, Pa. -- Ronald Bauman, known by many in Lock Haven as the walking man, does a lot of fundraising for the community. His most recent fundraiser: the Peanut Butter Project for Haiti. → Read More

‘We’re here for you’ – Raising Sexual Assault Awareness

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. -- Talk a walk around Lycoming College's campus in Williamsport this month and you may notice some teal ribbons. The ribbons are part of a bigger month-long event. April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. → Read More

Church Giving Out Bikes at Easter Egg Hunt

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. -- You may have heard of finding candy during an Easter egg hunt, but what about winning a bike? A church in Williamsport has received more than 100 bikes from the community for its annual Easter egg hunt. → Read More

Off-duty Fire Chief Helps Save Woman from Burning Building

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. -- An off-duty firefighter in Lycoming County was in the right place at the right time over the weekend. The Williamsport fire chief saved his neighbor's life when he pulled her from her burning home. → Read More

Hay Headed to Nebraska

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- Farmers in central Pennsylvania are sending truckloads of hay and other supplies to Nebraska after historic flooding and a late winter storm caused millions of dollars in damage. With 50 to 100 percent of their hay ruined, ranchers in Nebraska need support. → Read More

Students Learn How to Ride with New Bikes

HUGHESVILLE, Pa. -- Thanks to a private grant, students of all abilities in one part of Lycoming County will have the chance to learn how to ride a bike. When we first met Hughesville High School senior Bennett Hubler, he seemed a bit shy, but something about Hubler changed when his feet hit his bike pedals. → Read More

Road Work Ahead in Clinton County

FLEMINGTON, Pa. -- Now that the weather has started to break, drivers should expect to see more road work signs. One of the many projects PennDOT began working on this week is in Clinton County. Traffic slowed in front of Napa Auto Parts on Route 150 just outside of Lock Haven. → Read More