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
  • Fire Damages Double-block Home in Kingston

    KINGSTON — Flames heavily damaged a double-block home in Kingston Tuesday morning. It broke out around 7:45 a.m. in the home on Penn Street. Firefighters said four people lived on one side and two on the other. That home is a total loss and the fire chief in Kingston said he’s very unhappy with UGI Electric. Teenager Kahseem Crook and his mother live in half of the double home. Crook was in school when he learned his home was on […]

  • At Montage Mountain, Repairing and Trying to Reopen

    MONTAGE MOUNTAIN  — The storm Saturday damaged Montage Mountain Ski Resort in Scranton. The place is still at least a couple of days away from reopening. Dozens are working to get the resort back in shape. The whoosh of skis and snowboards is replaced by the roar of chain saws. And heavy machinery isn’t grooming snow. It’s getting rid of it. An excavator is building an access road to get more trucks and heavy equipment to Montage’s problem area. This […]

  • Governor Wolf Offers New Budget Proposal

    HARRISBURG — Governor Tom Wolf is laying out his case for next year’s budget. There have been some fierce budget battles in Harrisburg in recent years and the next round of negotiations between the Democratic governor and the Republican-controlled legislature got underway Tuesday. Governor Wolf says he’s come up with a plan to close a big deficit. Wolf announced his plan in Harrisburg before a joint session of the Republican-controlled house and senate. No new taxes are recommended, and the […]

  • Update: Woman Dead after Apartment Fire in Lackawanna County

    CLARKS SUMMIT — One person died after a fire at an apartment building in Lackawanna County. The first alarm at Bedford Tower in Clarks Summit came in just before 3 a.m. Firefighters found one woman dead in the apartment where the fire started on the sixth floor. A state police fire marshal believes smoking led to the deadly fire. The body of Marlene Neville, 77, was found in her apartment after flames broke out at a high-rise for the elderly and […]

  • World Series Champion Cubs Heading to White House

    Spring training for major league baseball teams begins next month, but the Chicago Cubs and their manager from Hazleton are still celebrating last year’s world championship. The Chicago Cubs are scheduled to be at the White House on Monday to meet with President Obama. On Sunday night, the cubs began the first leg of their trip. The Cubs boarded buses outside Wrigley Field in Chicago. Players and team officials, including Manager Joe Maddon, were on board. Maddon’s the Hazleton native […]

  • Funeral Arrangements Made for Fallen Trooper

    A state trooper killed in the line of duty will be laid to rest later this week. Governor Wolf is scheduled to visit the state police barracks at Huntingdon on Monday to talk with those who served alongside Trooper Landon Weaver as state police still look into what led to the trooper’s death. There was a processional for Trooper Weaver through central Pennsylvania on Saturday. The 23-year-old was shot to death Friday night, south of State College. According to state police, […]

  • After Christmas Trash Load

    SCRANTON — Business is picking up for trash collectors all across our area. The days after Christmas are traditionally the heaviest of the year. After the gifts are unwrapped and the boxes are opened, after the parties and the dinners, the remnants wind up on the curb and it’s the job of the Scranton Public Works Department to take it all away. The days after Christmas are the most difficult of the year. “It’s a little heavier from all the presents […]

  • Penn State Football Team Heads to California

    Penn State players, coaches, and staff took buses from State College and headed south to Harrisburg International Airport on Monday. From there, it was a long jet flight to southern California. It will be a few days of practice before Penn State plays Southern California in the January 2nd Rose Bowl. There will be time for fun. Penn State linebacker Jason Cabinda has his credit card ready to do a little shopping. He said, “I forgot the name of the […]

  • The Nintendo Quest at Best Buy near Wilkes-Barre

    WILKES-BARRE TOWNSHIP — It was a disappointing morning of Christmas shopping for a lot of people in Luzerne County. They hoped to get their hands on one of this season’s hottest items but walked away with nothing but bad feelings. A lot of it comes down to this: first come, first served has different meanings to different people, and first come at some Best Buy stores applies to the first customers in line — not the first ones in the […]

  • Students Back in Class in Dallas

    DALLAS TOWNSHIP — The five-week strike by teachers in the Dallas School District came to an end Monday morning but there is still no new contract in that district in Luzerne County. Students returned to class for the first time since the middle of November. Teachers had been working under terms of their old contract for a year and a half. Things changed November 14 when the teachers went on strike. Nearly 3,000 students had to find something else to […]

  • Wintry Mix in Wyoming County

    TUNKHANNOCK — The plow and salt trucks were out early and often on East Tioga Street in Tunkhannock. The road was just wet long before the sun came up Monday morning. Dawn Ball was out too, snow shovel in hand. “It’s wet, sloppy snow,” Ball said. “It’s heavy to shovel but other than that, it’s fine.” Ball said weekday snow presents a challenge. She has to get the sidewalks clear before downtown businesses welcome their first customers. Matt Van Artsdalen […]

  • Slushy December Morning

    SOUTH ABINGTON TOWNSHIP — Your ride to work or school might have been a bit more complicated Monday morning after an early morning storm dumped a few inches of snow on parts of our area. A lot of people in our area woke up to this a few inches of slushy, wet snow. A few plow and salt truck passed on Northern Boulevard near Clarks Summit to clear the road. It was up to Matt Williams to clear a mini […]