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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    Officer Accused of Homicide Scheduled in Court

    SCRANTON — A part-time Carbondale police officer charged with homicide is scheduled to be in court on Tuesday. Tuesday is the preliminary hearing for Frank Schulze. The case divided a community, and it’s about to go before a district justice. According to arrest papers, Frank Schulze heard loud voices outside his Carbondale apartment back in February, then went outside to investigate.  The incident outside escalated and ended with Schulze shooting and killing Joseph Molinaro of Fell Township. The District Attorney’s […]

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    Hundreds Gather for Coach Curry’s Funeral

    BRIAR CREEK TOWNSHIP — The line of mourners stretched out the door and into the parking lot honoring a high school football coaching legend. It is the day friends and fans say goodbye to the most successful high school football coach in Pennsylvania history. The funeral for George Curry began at 11 a.m. near Berwick. St. Mary’s Church along Fowler Avenue outside of Berwick was packed with people honoring the man who meant so much to the game and the […]

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    Services for Legendary Football Coach George Curry Set for Today

    BRIAR CREEK TOWNSHIP — Modest arrangements for a larger than life figure in the Berwick Area. George Curry died Friday morning after complications from Lou Gehrig’s Disease. Curry was 71 years old. The visitation at Saint Mary’s Church in Briar Creek Township will last only two hours, from 9 a.m. to 11 am., with the funeral service immediately following. Curry was the most successful high school football coach in Pennsylvania history, with 455 wins over more than forty years at […]

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    Three-Alarm Fire at Home of Suspected Meth Lab

    Flames hit a string of row homes in Shamokin. According to authorities, it’s not the first time they’ve been on that block. The fire first started around 8:30 p.m. Monday night on East Sunbury Street in Shamokin, in the same home police hit the week prior, suspected of being a meth lab. Video from a viewer shows flames shooting from row homes along East Sunbury Street. The place where the fire apparently started is familiar to authorities in Northumberland County. […]

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    Bernie Sanders Headquarters to Open in Scranton

    SCRANTON — We’re nearly a month out from the primary in Pennsylvania, and the political race is really beginning to heat up. Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders plans to formally open his headquarters on North Washington Avenue in Scranton Tuesday night. The senator from Vermont still still trails Hillary Clinton in the delegate count. The Pennsylvania primary is April 26th. Currently, there isn’t a headquarters for Donald Trump, but there is a presence. Scranton businessman Bob Bolus has been hauling a […]

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    Home Gutted by Flames in Wayne County

    SOUTH CANAAN TOWNSHIP — A family lost its home to fire Monday morning in Wayne County. The first alarm along Mid Valley Road in South Canaan Township came in around 8 a.m. Monday. It’s just outside of Lake Ariel. Cliff Enslin lived there with his wife, two young children, and three dogs. They all got out safely. Enslin told us he heard noises near some upstairs bedrooms, and then noticed the flames. An assistant fire chief says the fire apparently […]

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    Fire in Minersville Sends Woman to the Hospital

    MINERSVILLE —  A fire in Schuylkill County sent a woman to the hospital. Officials told Newswatch 16 the victim was burned when her home on Pine Hill Street in Minersville went up in flames just after 1 a.m. Tuesday morning. Video posted to Facebook shows what firefighters faced early Tuesday morning: flames shooting from the windows and roof of a string of row homes along the 500 block of Pine Hill Street. Jason Heffron has lived there for 36 years. […]

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    Disputed Maple Trees in Susquehanna County Being Cut

    NEW MILFORD TOWNSHIP — After protests and court action, an area of maple trees in Susquehanna County is being cut down to make way for a gas pipeline. The Holleran family and their supporters watched as chainsaws cut down trees Tuesday morning near New Milford to make way for a natural gas pipeline. A court order cleared the way for the Williams company to cut down the trees so the company could build its natural gas pipeline. Protestors watched as […]

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    Tuesday’s Icy Start

    BLAKELY — The early morning drive was a challenge in a lot of places early Tuesday, including the mid-valley of Lackawanna County. Monday night snow became Tuesday morning sleet, freezing rain, then rain. Everything was coated with ice, including the sidewalks around Blakely’s famous anchor. The temperature shot up. William Santarelli was doing his job in short sleeves. “It’s pretty hot out. The weather got warm quick. The snow is turning into water and ice and the roads are pretty […]

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    Fat Tuesday in Carbondale

    CARBONDALE — Mardi Gras, or Fat Tuesday, is the traditional name for the day before Ash Wednesday, the first day of the Christian season of Lent. And bakeries are doing big business on this Mardi Gras. Among the customers at Barbour’s Bakery, along Salem Avenue in Carbondale was Nate Turissini, grabbing snacks for his wife and himself, and his donut-loving dog, who he calls “Meathead.” “It’s Fat Tuesday, last day of gluttony before the big fast tomorrow. We’re going to […]

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    Wilkes-Barre School Officials Mull Options

    WILKES-BARRE — This could be decision day in the Wilkes-Barre Area School District. The issue is what to do with hundreds of Coughlin High School students, forced out by a demolition and construction project. Students got off buses in front of the Mackin School on Chapel Street in Wilkes-Barre Monday morning. There’s a chance this could be happening twice as often in the fall — morning and noon. Coughlin’s former ninth and tenth graders are already there. Eleventh and twelfth […]

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    Man Dead after Fire in Schuylkill County

    POTTSVILLE — Crews were sent to the scene of a deadly fire early Tuesday morning in Schuylkill County that displaced multiple people. The coroner’s office said Thomas Howard, 59, died in the blaze on East Norwegian Street in Pottsville. The flames started around 2:45 a.m. Tuesday. Firefighters believe the flames got their start in Howard’s second-floor apartment in the 300 block of East Norwegian Street. According to the fire chief, the fire was caused by Howard smoking in bed. Flames […]


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