Carolyn Blackburne, WNEP

Carolyn Blackburne


Wilkes-Barre, PA, United States

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Past articles by Carolyn:

Setting up for the Bloomsburg Fair

Vendors at the Bloomsburg Fair were tidying up, drink taps were being tested, and trucks were being unloaded on Thursday before opening day on Friday. → Read More

Youth soccer field ripped up by vandals in Luzerne County

According to officials with Earth Conservancy, someone saw multiple ATVs riding through the fields on Sunday. → Read More

Flash flooding downs trees, closes road in Sullivan County

Heavy rain on Wednesday evening caused nearby Muncy Creek to overflow. → Read More

Vaccination rates on the rise at Wilkes University, King's College

A majority of people on campus at Wilkes University and King's College are now vaccinated. → Read More

Boating ends early due to repairs on dam

The fabridam is made up of inflatable bags and one of the bags needs to be replaced. → Read More

Businesses, Former employees react to KME plant closure

Nesquehoning is a relatively small borough in Carbon County and the plant takes up a large part of it. → Read More

Residents worry about possible bridge collapse

The wet weather is a looming worry for people living along Heslop Road in Rice Township. → Read More

Businesses try to entice new hires as unemployment benefits come to an end

Federal unemployment benefits ended on Labor Day for millions of Americans. → Read More

Man wanted after repeatedly exposing himself to people in park in Union County

Troopers said the man is in his 20s to 30s with brown curly hair. He was last seen wearing jeans, a flannel, and cowboy boots. → Read More

Residents breath sigh of relief as plans for proposed pipeline put off in Carbon County

Penn East has decided to look at other options for a pipeline for now. → Read More

Monroe County reaches high transmission rate for Covid-19

Some businesses in downtown Stroudsburg are asking customers to mask up. → Read More

Cost of diesel fuel on the rise

Tractor trailer drivers we spoke to are wondering how much more they can take. → Read More

Apartment fire forces dozens from their homes in Luzerne County

The American Red Cross is helping those who are displaced. → Read More

Remembering the flooding of 2018 in Columbia and Bradford Counties

It was three years ago on Tuesday the rain finally stopped after two straight weeks of wet weather. → Read More

Walking for a Cause

Schuylkill County Relay for Life draws more than 150 people to track in Pottsville. → Read More

Little League World Series State Sectional boosts businesses in Luzerne County

The games are bringing people from all over the commonwealth to Conyngham. → Read More

CDC issues new guidance recommending people of high-risk areas to wear masks

This comes as the delta variant is causing cases and hospitalizations to rise. → Read More

Strong storms cause flash flooding in Lackawanna County

Flash flooding shut down roads in the Electric City and caused damage to some homes Friday. → Read More

Restaurant on the River closes Pittston bridge for an evening of fine dining

As the aging Water Street Firefighters' Memorial Bridge nears the end of its lifespan for vehicle traffic, city officials are looking at new uses for the structure. → Read More

Police search for shooter in Wyoming County

Newswatch 16 spoke to a relative of the suspect who heard the shooting take place. → Read More