Andy is a Lackawanna County native and Marywood College (now Marywood University) graduate who spent ten years in radio before making the move to television in 1990. He joined WNEP-TV in June of 1998 to produce Newswatch 16 Saturday and Sunday morning. He became anchor of the broadcasts one year later.

He is the recipient of several awards from the Pennsylvania Association of Broadcasters. During his career in broadcasting, Andy has served as reporter, producer, anchor and assignment editor. He even served as a side-line reporter for live broadcasts of football and basketball games.

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Recent Articles
  • Bon-Ton Bankruptcy Auction Begins

    It appears another department store could be going out of business. Bon-Ton’s bankruptcy auction got started Monday. Two mall owners teamed up to make a bid to keep the stores going.According to reports, that bid was not successful. Reuters reports, the only bidders competing at the Monday start of its court-supervised auction were liquidators. The Bon-Ton store in the Midway Shopping Center in Wyoming is one of two in Luzerne County and both are like more than 200 others around […]

  • Marijuana Dispensary Opens In Scranton

    SCRANTON, Pa. — Scranton’s first medical marijuana dispensary opened its doors for patients Monday morning. You need a prescription. Columbia Care cut the ribbon for its dispensary in Scranton April 12. The company calls itself the “Largest and highest quality medical marijuana operator in the United States.” The Scranton dispensary is open Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays. Some doctors believe marijuana is useful in pain and seizure management. According to “Governing” magazine, 30 states and the District of Columbia have […]

  • Wind Rips Roof Off of Senior Living Apartments

    LACKAWANNA COUNTY — Wind ripped the roof off Lutherwood senior living apartments in Scranton Monday.

  • ‘A little crazy but it’s fine’ – Walkers Waiting for Spring

    SCRANTON, Pa. — All you had to do is look out your window to know winter is hanging on. Nay Aug Park in Scranton looks like a winter wonderland, except it isn’t winter. It’s almost the middle of April, and the average daily high should be pushing 60 degrees. Leeann Jones still came out to the park — this walker was taking the snow in stride. “This is not really what you want in April. I was kind of hoping […]

  • Man Wanted for Sex Assault of Teen Girl Nabbed in Luzerne County

    PITTSTON, Pa. — The manhunt in Luzerne County is over and the suspect, who allegedly sexually assaulted a 14-year-old girl in August, is locked up. Police had been looking for Phillip Smith, 42, for months and Tuesday morning they found him. Smith was arraigned at Pittston City Hall Tuesday morning. Smith faces charges of sexual assault, indecent assault, and corruption of minors. He allegedly assaulted a 14-year-old girl in Pittston, at least twice, back in August. Pittston police and the […]

  • Spring Snow Showers Hit Hazleton

    HAZLETON, Pa. — It’s hard to believe, and even harder to say, but more snow showers moved across the area Monday morning. The snow started falling around 2 a.m. Snow started falling early in the morning in Hazleton, and by the time the morning commute hit, a few inches were on the ground. Carl Wiseman had an early start clearing the sidewalk in front of a building on Broad Street. “I make money off it. I don’t mind it because […]

  • Geisinger, St. Luke’s Team Up to Build New Schuylkill County Hospital

    WEST BRUNSWICK TOWNSHIP, Pa. — Two health care providers are teaming up for a project in Schuylkill County. Geisinger and St. Luke’s University Health Network plan to partner to build an 80-bed hospital along Paramount Boulevard in West Brunswick Township, off Route 61, near Orwigsburg. The announcement was made Tuesday morning. According to Geisinger and St. Luke’s officials, this is the first time in Pennsylvania that two health care systems have agreed to build and equally co-own a new hospital. […]

  • Parking Policy Changes at The Marketplace at Steamtown

    SCRANTON, P.a. — A change in procedure is coming for people who use the Marketplace at Steamtown in downtown Scranton. Management is trying to cut down on people who take unfair advantage of free parking. The mall owner and the company hired to run the parking garage have the goal of cracking down on people who park for free in the garage but don’t use the marketplace. The new policy is set to take effect Monday, March 26. The sign that […]

  • Another Nor’easter Brings Snow-Covered Roads in Wayne County

    HONESDALE, Pa. — People in part of our area woke up to snow-covered roads Tuesday morning in Wayne County. The Honesdale area woke up to a few inches of sloppy snow Tuesday morning. In this snowy winter, dealing with the morning mess is really nothing new for Cole McConnell. “It wasn’t so bad. I live right on Terrace Street, so far, it hasn’t been bad,” McConnell said. But McConnell works several miles away in Preston. He left early for work […]

  • Back to School After Nor’Easter in the Poconos

    STROUDSBURG, Pa. — It’s a sign of things returning to normal in the Poconos– open schools. With most of the damage from the March 2 nor’easter repaired, some students in Monroe County are spending their first day in school in more than one week. A morning announcement over the public-address system summed it up. It is time to get back to normal. Classes in the Stroudsburg Area School District were canceled for more than one week. The nor’easter dumped heavy snow […]

  • Deadly Shooting Leads to Standoff in Shamokin

    SHAMOKIN — A deadly shooting led to a standoff overnight in Northumberland County. Now the suspect is in the hospital. A woman was shot and killed late Monday night in Shamokin. Her suspected killer was shot by police after an hours-long standoff and he was holding a hostage during that standoff. Police were on West Sunbury Street for hours Tuesday morning, trying to get Jose Colon, 41, to come out of his apartment. Information from search warrants Tuesday morning in this […]

  • 9 Displaced by Arson in Scranton

    SCRANTON — A fire that damaged an apartment building Monday morning in Scranton is arson, according to city fire inspectors. The fire broke out at the place on Willow Street just before 3 a.m. on Monday. Octavio Collado doesn’t live there, but he’s owned the building for the past five years. “One of my tenants, they called me up. It was about three o’clock in the morning and I heard the screaming in the background and the yelling,” Collado recalled. […]