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Past articles by John:

Talkback Feedback: Hickey and Pete take over

With Scott on vacation, it is up to John Hickey and Peter Nicholas to give some feedback on your Talkback 16 calls. → Read More

Skywatch 16: Planets line up and the Strawberry Moon

A full moon rises over northeastern and central Pennsylvania Tuesday evening — the Strawberry supermoon. And find out how to see the visible planets align. → Read More

See the planets line up – Skywatch 16

Newswatch 16's John Hickey says the early bird gets the worm to catch a planetary lineup in this week's Skywatch 16. → Read More

Mercury, Pleiades, Kissing planets

Newswatch 16's John Hickey shows us what to look for and when in this week's Skywatch 16. → Read More

Global Astronomy Month – Skywatch 16

April is Global Astronomy Month, and there's no shortage of things skywatchers can see to start the month. → Read More

Winners of WNEP's 2021 Snow Thrower Contest drawn

Kurt and John announce the two winners of this year's contest. → Read More

Skywatch 16: A beaver moon and lunar eclipse all in one

John Hickey gives us a glimpse of what lunar events are coming our way this week. → Read More

Talkback Feedback: John's pronunciation lesson

With Scott on vacation, John Hickey gives some feedback of his own. → Read More

Skywatch 16: The August sky

John Hickey outlines all the things to look for in the August sky including a rather large meteor shower. → Read More

Power To Save: BrightFarms virtual tour

A sustainable farm in Snyder County is connecting students from farm to table. → Read More

Power To Save: Washing your hands

Washing our hands is especially important during the COVID-19 pandemic but it can be difficult to visualize why. Meteorologist John Hickey shows us. → Read More

Power To Save: Smart trash cans on Stroudsburg streets

The new receptacles alert borough workers when they get full. → Read More

Power To Save: Be Careful of What You Flush

HANOVER TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- "A toilet isn't a trash can." That's the message from officials at the Wyoming Valley Sanitary Authority in Hanover Township in Luzerne County. → Read More

Lackwanna River Nominated for State River of the Year

SCRANTON, Pa. -- A river in northeastern Pennsylvania has been nominated for the 2020 River of the Year award. For the last 20 years, the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) has named a river of the year to help raise awareness about the importance of the state's rivers and streams. → Read More

Power To Save: Winter Nature Camp

COVINGTON TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- Christmas is just a couple weeks away and the kids probably have the typical items on the list. Rather than video games or the latest electronics, why not give the gift of getting back to nature? "A lot of times we're inundated with technologies and screens and a lot of indoor and sterile environment inside. We need to remind everybody to get outside and play." → Read More

LED Christmas Lights Give You The Power To Save

DUNMORE, Pa. -- Heading into the holiday season means your electric bill is about to spike, especially if you're trying to pull a Clark Griswold. We spoke with a couple of experts at Jerry's For All Seasons in Dunmore to help save you a couple of bucks on your electric bill this year. → Read More

Power To Save: Avoiding a Greasy Mess in Your Pipes

SCRANTON, Pa. -- Thanksgiving is only a week away and cooking up the big bird can lead to a greasy cleanup. Video from Pennsylvania American Water shows us some pipes look like under the city of Scranton. Fats, oils, and grease have hardened into unsightly piles. → Read More

Power To Save: Electronics Recycling Event in Lackawanna County

SCRANTON, Pa. -- An electronics recycling event is giving people in Lackawanna County the Power To Save. "I can't ask folks enough, sincerely enough. Now is your chance. We might not be able to recycle these big TVs and computer monitors again soon. → Read More

Power To Save: Pumpkins for Pigs

KINGSTON TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- When you drive past The Lands at Hillside Farms in Luzerne County, you will see a trailer with a pile of pumpkins in it. Those pumpkins are a delicious treat. "There's a lot of carbohydrates. They go crazy over the seeds, so the food is good. → Read More

Power To Save: From Gourd to Gourmet

SOUTH ABINGTON TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- You were so excited when you picked out your pumpkin at the pumpkin patch. You put it outside as a decoration weeks ago. → Read More