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One On One With Scranton’s New Mayor Paige Cognetti

One On One With Scranton’s New Mayor Paige Cognetti

February 28, 2020

Paige Cognetti, an Oregon native, made history back in January when she became Scranton’s first female Mayor.

Many of you had plenty of questions for her. Ryan tackled them from social media in his latest podcast.

Take a listen to get to know Mayor Cognetti.  She answers your questions about city taxes, parking problems, and so much more!

Handling Holiday Stress

Handling Holiday Stress

December 20, 2019

Dr. Palmiter, who's also a professor at Marywood University, shares tips and tricks on handling holiday stress. 

Plus, offers suggestions to prevent family dinners from turning disastrous if someone brings up politics, and ways to approach a new year.

Lessons On Living From The Dying

Lessons On Living From The Dying

November 26, 2019

As tough as it is to talk about, sometimes many of us don’t realize what really matters in life until we or the person we love are knocking on “death’s door.”

Two Men On A Mission

Two Men On A Mission

October 8, 2019

In his latest podcast, Newswatch 16's Ryan Leckey talks with two inspiring forces in our area, Trooper Alex Douglass and Staff Sergeant Earl Granville.

Motivational Speaker and Educator Kelly Rippon

Motivational Speaker and Educator Kelly Rippon

September 18, 2019

In his latest podcast, Ryan sits down with motivational speaker and educator Kelly Rippon. Kelly Rippon is a single mother of six children, including her oldest son, Olympic medalist, Adam.

Kelly tackles a lot with Ryan including tips for parents struggling with ‘empty nest syndrome’ if their kids recently went away to college as well as ways for moms and dads to better help their child if they are struggling with their identity.  

Behind the Scenes of WNEP’s Ryan’s Run 10

Behind the Scenes of WNEP’s Ryan’s Run 10

August 28, 2019

In his latest podcast, Ryan explains everything from how the charity began 10 years ago, how area runners join the team and much more!

Take a listen to go behind the scenes of what’s become a multi-million dollar campaign.

Hiding Your Follicle Flaws: Help For Your Thinning Hair

Hiding Your Follicle Flaws: Help For Your Thinning Hair

July 3, 2019

Dealing with thinning hair or losing it in general is never easy for men or women. Even just talking about it can be tough. But help is here!  In his latest podcast, Newswatch 16’s Ryan Leckey teams up with Dr. Mark Albert, owner of The Medical Hair Transplant Center in Dickson City. 

A Makeover For Your Mind: Tips To Improve Your Mental Health

A Makeover For Your Mind: Tips To Improve Your Mental Health

June 6, 2019

In this latest podcast, Newswatch 16’s Ryan Leckey chats with licensed psychologist Dr. Lauren Hazzouri.

Dr. Lauren is the founder of Hazzouri Psychology and NOT THERAPY based in Scranton.

Whether you’ve been struggling to share something that’s bothering you, improve your sleep or find better ways to destress, Dr. Lauren tackles that and more in her chat with Ryan.

Take a listen to see how we can all start improving our mental health today. 

#SummerIsComing:  How Science Can Help You Slim Down

#SummerIsComing: How Science Can Help You Slim Down

May 17, 2019

Ryan’s first podcast surrounds all the buzz on social media lately surrounding #SummerIsComing AKA getting in shape for the warmer months to come.

From dispelling social media diet myths to highlighting the latest research surrounding sleep, diet soda, and more, you just gotta take a listen!

Ryan’s first guest is registered dietitian Dr. Jessica Bachman, current President of the Northeast Pennsylvania Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Play this podcast on Podbean App