Taste Test: Firework Oreos

Just in time for Fourth of July, Nabisco has introduced a new way to celebrate the red white and blue with Oreos. They might look like the normal black and white cookie. But these festive “Firework” Oreos have red and blue popping candy embedded in the creme. Newswatch 16’s Kerry Brazen asked some people in the WNEP newsroom to give the cookies a try.

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Taste Test: Firework Oreos

Just in time for Fourth of July, Nabisco has introduced a new way to celebrate the red white and blue with Oreos. They might look like the normal black and white cookie. But these festive “Firework” Oreos have red and blue popping candy embedded in the creme. Newswatch 16’s Kerry Brazen asked some people in the WNEP newsroom to give the cookies a try.

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Luzerne County Officials Take Steps to Settle Decade-Long Lawsuit

LUZERNE COUNTY — Luzerne County officials took a step to settle a nearly decade-long lawsuit against Lackawanna County. That suit was filed in 2010 over the sale of the Scranton-Wilkes Barre Railriders to the New York Yankees. With a majority vote of seven to four, Luzerne County Council made the decision to settle a seven year lawsuit against Lackawanna County for four million dollars. “Lackawanna County has made a proposal, Luzerne County will be voting on that proposal tonight,” said Luzerne […]

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Winning pitcher Ian Reese had nine strikeouts to lead Archbald to a 2-1 win over Carbondale in a District 32 Little League baseball all-star game Tuesday. Dante Ruby had two hits, including a double, for Archbald. Mark Trichilo doubled for Carbondale. Nor

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Pat Kravitz’s single scored Shane Lamparter with the winning run to give Moscow Post 579 a 3-2 win over Carbondale/Lakeland Post 221 in a District 11 Senior Legion baseball game Tuesday. John Sapienza led off the seventh inning with a single and, after a

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Luzerne County Officials Take Steps to Settle Decade-Long Lawsuit

LUZERNE COUNTY — Luzerne County officials took a step to settle a nearly decade-long lawsuit against Lackawanna County. That suit was filed in 2010 over the sale of the Scranton-Wilkes Barre Railriders to the New York Yankees. With a majority vote of seven to four, Luzerne County Council made the decision to settle a seven year lawsuit against Lackawanna County for four million dollars. “Lackawanna County has made a proposal, Luzerne County will be voting on that proposal tonight,” said Luzerne […]

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After Flip Phone Found, Man Charged With Child Rape, Child Porn

Danville — Seventy-four-year-old Richard McGee of Danville, locked up and facing a slew of charges including rape of a child, aggravated assault of a child, and possessing child porn. It’s alleged that these incidents occurred over a 6 month time frame, so this wasn’t a one or two incident occurrence, this was something that was serial in nature,” said District Attorney Angela Mattis of Montour County. Investigators say it started with a lost flip phone, found at BME, a self-storage […]

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After Flip Phone Found, Man Charged With Child Rape, Child Porn

Danville — Seventy-four-year-old Richard McGee of Danville, locked up and facing a slew of charges including rape of a child, aggravated assault of a child, and possessing child porn. It’s alleged that these incidents occurred over a 6 month time frame, so this wasn’t a one or two incident occurrence, this was something that was serial in nature,” said District Attorney Angela Mattis of Montour County. Investigators say it started with a lost flip phone, found at BME, a self-storage […]

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After Flip Phone Found, Man Charged With Child Rape, Child Porn

Danville — Seventy-four-year-old Richard McGee of Danville, locked up and facing a slew of charges including rape of a child, aggravated assault of a child, and possessing child porn. It’s alleged that these incidents occurred over a 6 month time frame, so this wasn’t a one or two incident occurrence, this was something that was serial in nature,” said District Attorney Angela Mattis of Montour County. Investigators say it started with a lost flip phone, found at BME, a self-storage […]

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After Flip Phone Found, Man Charged With Child Rape, Child Porn

Danville — Seventy-four-year-old Richard McGee of Danville, locked up and facing a slew of charges including rape of a child, aggravated assault of a child, and possessing child porn. It’s alleged that these incidents occurred over a 6 month time frame, so this wasn’t a one or two incident occurrence, this was something that was serial in nature,” said District Attorney Angela Mattis of Montour County. Investigators say it started with a lost flip phone, found at BME, a self-storage […]

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Weis Market Set to Reopen After Shooting

EATON TWP. — A supermarket in Wyoming County where three store employees and the gunman were shot and killed earlier this month is set to reopen in July. The Weis supermarket in Eaton Township will reopen July 13, according to Dennis Curtin, the Director of Public Relations for Weis Markets, Inc. The supermarket has been closed the shooting on June 8. “Currently we are repairing the store and remodeling it. The people of Tunkhannock and the surrounding communities have been tremendously […]

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Summer Camps Mean Big Business

The summer season is camp season in Wayne County. Every summer thousands of kids pay top dollar to spend weeks away from home. Dan Corrigan cut through stone, part of a side job he’s doing at Camp Wayne for Boys. It’s one of the many summer camps dotting the landscape in northern Wayne County. Corrigan also runs river trips through his company Northeast Wildnerness Experience and is one of the many who benefit from the summer camp industry. “Without the […]

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