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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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    New Owners For Mall At Steamtown

    SCRANTON — The mall at the center of downtown Scranton was sold to its mortgage holder in a sheriff’s sale, an uncertain step forward for the Mall at Steamtown which went into foreclosure earlier this year. Al Boscov, who was one of the primary owners of the Mall at Steamtown until Tuesday morning, told us it took $90 million to build this more than 20 years ago. The mortgage holder took over the mortgage for the amount Boscov and the […]

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    More Storm Damage Hits Susquehanna County

    JACKSON TOWNSHIP — Hundreds of homes and business in our area still have no electricity after more strong thunderstorms moved through on Sunday. Hard hit areas include the Poconos and parts of Susquehanna County. The severe storms hit Jackson Township, east of New Milford on Sunday afternoon. A trampoline was picked up and tossed several yards, landing on top of a shed. Cathy Chamberlain calls it the worst storm she’s seen in her three decades in this part of Susquehanna […]

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    Charges Coming In Monroe County Death?

    TUNKHANNOCK TOWNSHIP — There are reports of “imminent arrests” in the death of a college student in the Poconos. It happened in December of 2013, and ABC News says as many as 30 people could be charged.   ABC News says this was a hazing incident that got horribly out of hand, and several young people could be hit with criminal charges, including homicide. Chun Michael Deng was pledging to the Pi Delta Psi fraternity at New York City’s Baruch College. […]

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    Dickson City Water Main Break

    A water main broke in a busy commercial district Saturday morning.

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    Lack Of State Budget Worries Campers

    KINGSTON TOWNSHIP — Tuesday marks the start of the fiscal year but the state’s new budget is sitting on the governor’s desk. The 2014-2015 spending plan passed the state house and state senate Monday, but Governor Corbett says he won’t sign because the new budget does not call for pension contribution relief from state workers and lawmakers. There’s also no tax on natural gas drillers and the state still controls liquor stores. If the governor refuses to sign, the budget […]

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    Court Sides With Hobby Lobby In Contraception Case

    DICKSON CITY — The Supreme Court ruled Monday that closely held companies cannot be required to pay to cover some types of contraceptives for their employees, in a set-back for Obamacare, and a victory for a company that says it’s guided by “biblical principles.” The Supreme Court decision touches on issues, including birth control, religious freedom, and Obamacare. The case centered on whether a private company, Hobby Lobby, which has a store in our area has to provide contraception for […]

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    Job Fair For New Store Underway

    WILKES-BARRE TOWNSHIP — A new clothing store opens in Wilkes-Barre next month and the company put out the “help wanted” sign Monday morning. People started showing up outside the Hilton Garden Inn in Wilkes-Barre Township more than an hour before the job fair started. These people are hoping to work at Gabe’s, a clothing store moving in to an empty building, in the East End Center, in Wilkes-Barre Township. Darlene York of Wilkes-Barre was one of the people hoping to […]

  • Two People Dead After Home Explosion

    DAMASCUS TOWNSHIP — Crews are recovering two bodies in the rubble after an explosion at a home in Wayne County. Two people were inside the house along the Delaware River when the explosion happened around 10:30 p.m. Sunday. It was a morning of searching for the cause of the explosion, and searching for two victims who have now been recovered. Two bodies have been removed from the scene. The Wayne County coroner has not confirmed the identification of the victims […]

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    Bridge Closing Postponed

    MOOSIC — PennDOT was planning to close a bridge in Moosic on Tuesday, leaving some people surrounded by closed bridges and detours. But now, those plans have changed. A sign for the bridge closure now has the date covered up. Bridge work scheduled to begin on Tuesday has now been postponed for at least two weeks. Some who live nearby say that’s not necessarily a bad thing. Concerns have been raised about emergency vehicles getting through when the bridge on […]

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    Trial Begins For Second Bonacci Murder Suspect

    SCRANTON — The trial of a second man is now underway for the murder of a man from Dunmore. His alleged conspirator is already convicted. Jury selection began Monday in the trial of Neil Pal for last summer’s shooting death of Frank Bonacci in Scranton. Late Monday afternoon the judge denied the defense’s request to move the trial to another county because of all the attention on the Bonacci case. Neil Pal of Scranton is charged with first and third […]

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    Troopers: Cop Who Shot Truck Driver Had No Choice

    HEMLOCK TOWNSHIP — State police say than an officer who shot a truck driver Monday night in Columbia County had no choice. And in a news release Tuesday afternoon, Columbia County District Attorney Thomas Leipold said the shooting by Hemlock Township Officer Charles Dietterick was justified. The incident happened around 9 p.m. Monday on the eastbound Interstate 80 off-ramp at the Buckhorn exit. That’s near Bloomsburg. According to troopers, Officer Dietterick pulled the truck over for not having a front […]

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    UPDATE: Trucker Shot During Altercation With Police

    HEMLOCK TOWNSHIP — A trucker was shot by a local police officer Monday night along Interstate 80, according to state police in Columbia County The incident happened around 9 p.m. at the I-80 east off-ramp at Buckhorn.  State police said a Hemlock Township officer shot a truck driver. According to state police, the Hemlock officer pulled over a tractor-trailer for equipment violations. During that stop, the officer told the driver his rig would be taken off the road and impounded. […]


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