School Closings & Delays

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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    Preliminary Hearing Scheduled for Kane

    HARRISBURG — Plenty of activity involving embattled Attorney General Kathleen Kane, in both Harrisburg and Montgomery County Tuesday. The Scranton native is scheduled to have a preliminary hearing on perjury charges in Montgomery County. It’s alleged Kane lied when she said she never agreed to secrecy regarding a grand jury investigation. On Monday in Harrisburg, a bi-partisan senate panel started its work, looking at whether Kane can still function as attorney general, without her law license. The state supreme court suspended […]

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    Senate Panel Looks at Kane

    HARRISBURG — A hearing is scheduled for Monday in Harrisburg that could be a step toward removing Attorney General Kathleen Kane from office. A seven-member state Senate panel goes to work Monday an important question: can Kathleen Kane do her job without a law license? The Scranton native is accused of perjury and other crimes. Kane allegedly leaked secret grand jury information and then lied about it, though she denied all allegations. The state supreme court suspended Kane’s law license in […]

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    Voting Opens on Election Day

    WILKES-BARRE — The weather won’t keep people from the polls Wednesday, plenty of races, big and small on general election day 2015. The polling place on Coal Street in Wilkes-Barre, like polling places across the state, opened at 7 a.m. on Tuesday. On this election day, Wilkes-Barre will elect a new mayor. On the Democratic side, it`s Tony George. The councilman and former police chief defeated three other candidates, in the primary back in May. George is running on his […]

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    Working Without Pay at Fell Charter School

    FELL TOWNSHIP — It wasn’t your average Monday morning at Fell Charter School near Carbondale. Teachers there are working without pay because the state has been without a budget for more than four months. The day started with clapping from the 200 students at Fell Charter School,  a show of appreciation because the teachers are working without pay. “I’m happy the teachers are working for free because I get an education and I get to learn,” said Adam Ocasio. Fell […]

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    Jury Selected for Luzerne County Double Homicide

    WILKES-BARRE — A jury has been selected in a homicide trial in Luzerne County. James Roche is accused of gunning down two men in April of last year. This isn’t the first time we’re learning about what happened in a home near Hunlock Creek. Roche faces two counts of criminal homicide. Roche allegedly gunned down a father and son, Ronald and Jeffrey Evans at their home. Prosecutors believe Roche didn’t like Ronald Evans, because Evans had a relationship with Roche’s […]

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    Several Water Main Breaks Keep Crews Busy

    SCRANTON — It’s been a busy day for the Pennsylvania American Water company.  There were seven water main breaks Sunday and overnight all in the city of Scranton. Dozens of homes and businesses are without service. Four broken water mains are fixed. Three, including one on Glen Street, near the old Scranton Lace Factory, are not. The force of the water from the broken main buckled the pavement and forced the city to close the street. Force of water from […]

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    Scranton School District Hitting the Picket Line

    SCRANTON — Classes in Scranton are cancelled because teachers are hitting the picket lines. The Scranton School district is one of the larger districts in our area with approximately nine hundred teachers and ten thousand students. Scranton High School will be empty Monday, the same goes for the other 15 schools in the district. Teachers went on strike at the end of classes Friday. They said they will be on the picket line today, instead of in classes. Teachers were […]

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    Fire at Wal-Mart Store in Monroe County

    MOUNT POCONO — Authorities in Monroe County say a small fire forced a Wal-Mart in Monroe County to close Monday morning. The Wal-Mart in Mount Pocono is open again, but the store along Route 940 was closed for a few hours Monday morning. The fire department was called just after 6 a.m. The fire chief says the flames were on the roof in a heating unit. “I imagine probably with the cold weather, they kicked it on, the heat, and something […]

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    Mini Mart Robbed in Hazleton

    HAZLETON — Police in Hazleton are looking for a thief. Police tell us a man with a gun robbed Cee Bee’s Gas Mart along West Broad Street around 8:30 p.m. Sunday.  Police believe the bandit ran away from the scene. No one was hurt, and police aren’t saying how much money was taken. Hazleton Police are asking for your help.  If you know anything about Sunday night’s robbery, call 911 or Hazleton Police at 570-459-4940.

  • Police, FBI Raid Home in Carbondale

    CARBONDALE — According to the FBI, one thing led to another. Agents went to a home along Belmont Street in Carbondale and wound up as part of a much different investigation. A police officer carried out marijuana plants that were found in a home along Belmont Street in Carbondale. A few minutes later, a man came out in handcuffs. Becky Galaydick, a neighbor, isn’t surprised, “That’s why I won’t let my kids outside. This is why. Hopefully, justice will be served.” Galaydick […]

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    Water Main Break Causes Widespread Effects

    UPDATE at 10:10 a.m.:  According to Pennsylvania American Water, the 30-inch main that broke in Kingston dates back to 1889. So far, the water company has no estimate for when repairs will be completed. The water company says Kingston, Edwardsville, and parts of Luzerne are affected. Starting at noon, water tankers will be set up at the Gateway Shopping Center in Edwardsville and at the Kingston DPW building on Third Avenue. A tanker will also be located at the intersection […]

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    Family Pets Perish in Fire

    TRESCKOW — Two family pets were killed when flames broke out at a home in Carbon County. The fire started just after 6:30 a.m. on Monday at a home on West Cherry Street in Tresckow. One person who lives there was not home at the time. Fire officials believe the flames started in the bedroom.  Tresckow’s fire chief tells us the fire is not considered suspicious.  A state police investigator has been called in to help look for the cause. […]

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