April 16, 2019 at 23:30 EDTWNEP
MOUNT CARMEL, Pa. -- A church community in Northumberland County is reflecting on the massive fire that tore through Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris on Monday as it has a very personal connection to how the people of Paris are feeling today.
Parishioners worshipped at Ss. Peter and Paul Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church in Mount Carmel as they are observing Holy Week leading up to Easter.
April 16, 2019 at 19:44 EDTWNEP
One of the most iconic cathedrals in the world, Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, burned Monday.
Nearly 30 years ago, parishioners in one Northumberland County community watched as their house of worship came down in a similar manner.
We open the video vault to when Newswatch 16 was in Mount Carmel the day flames tore through Ss. Peter and Paul Ukrainian Church in 1991.
April 16, 2019 at 18:16 EDTWNEP
LITTLE MAHANOY TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- One person died in a crash in Northumberland County Tuesday morning.
It happened just before 10 a.m. along Route 225 near Trevorton.
The coroner tells us a young male died in the one-car crash. His name and age have not been released.
April 15, 2019 at 20:00 EDTPennDOT
Motorists in north central Pennsylvania are advised numerous roads are closed due to high winds that caused downed trees, utility poles and wires.
April 13, 2019 at 17:10 EDTWNEP
JORDAN TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- For a family near Herndon, April showers brought a little more than rain to their front yard.
The homeowners say lightning struck the place and set part of it on fire.
"I opened my eyes and seen there was a glow outside the window I looked out and saw the house was on fire and lightning must have hit it," said a homeowner.
Broken windows, blackened walls and debris - that is what is left at the home in Northumberland County.
The homeowners didn't want to go on camera but tell Newswatch 16 they were sleeping when they heard a loud noise.
April 13, 2019 at 16:49 EDTWNEP
SHAMOKIN, Pa. -- A woman from Northumberland County wanted for allegedly stabbing another woman during a brawl last month turned herself into police.
Police say Summer Dickson, 18 of Shamokin, is now facing attempted murder charges after allegedly stabbing another woman in the neck.
The brawl, which happened in March, involved all kinds of weapons including a baseball bat and a shovel.
Dickson is locked up in Northumberland County without bail.
April 10, 2019 at 18:18 EDTWNEP
A chain of child care centers that shut down after a Newswatch 16 investigation four years ago is in more trouble.
The Pitter Patter Day Care chain in central Pennsylvania was once cited for violating several child care regulations.
The U.S. Labor Department claims that the owners of Pitter Patter Day Care took the money deducted from worker's paychecks for health insurance and then spent that money elsewhere.
Pitter Patter Day Care once had facilities in Williamsport, Loyalsock, Watsontown, and Muncy.
April 10, 2019 at 09:32 EDTWNEP
WATSONTOWN, Pa. — A man has been charged for reporting a fake burglary in Northumberland County.
Watsontown police were called to a burglary at Buzz’s Pizza and Subs on East 8th Street March 20.
David Reynolds, 60, told police that money had been stolen from the restaurant overnight.
Police later found that no theft happened.
Cops say Reynolds used the money and wanted to cover up the missing cash.
Reynolds is facing theft by deception and false report charges here in Northumberland County.
April 8, 2019 at 22:40 EDTWNEP
MILTON, Pa. -- A mother in Northumberland County is now facing charges after police say her boyfriend used her children to sell drugs.
Milton police charged Paggie Neiman of Milton with child endangerment and corruption of minors on Monday.
Over the weekend, her boyfriend Craig Lytle was charged with using her daughters to help him sell marijuana. The girls are 13 and 15 years old.
April 7, 2019 at 22:36 EDTWNEP
SUNBURY, Pa. -- The sun was shining down all across our area Sunday which made for the perfect conditions to clean up the mess that was hidden under winter's snow.
Cameron Marlow and her siblings joined their mom and picked up trash along the side of Memorial Drive in Sunbury.
The Marlows, along with about 20 other volunteers, came out in an effort to make Sunbury more beautiful, one block at a time.
"I rode my bike around town and walk, and I see garbage all over, and I thought, 'Well, we're going to get this cleaned up,'" said organizer Bruce Bostian.