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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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Recent Articles
  • Landmark Danville Restaurant Burns

    DANVILLE — Crews battled a blaze for hours as a landmark restaurant burned in Montour County Sunday night. Downtown Danville filled with smoke after BJ’s Steak and Ribs went up in flames. The street was shut down as firefighters from surrounding communities were called in to help battle the flames. Emergency dispatchers said the fire started just before 9 p.m. on the 2nd floor of the building. A neighbor said the 2nd floor consisted of offices and storage space. The […]

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    Children Hurt In School Van Crash

    EXETER TOWNSHIP — Three students were hurt Tuesday morning when their van skidded out of control on an ice-covered road in Luzerne County. It happened around 7:45 a.m. on Route 92 in Exeter Township. The van carried five students headed to Montgomery Avenue Elementary School, in the Wyoming Area school district. The superintendent says the van skidded on some ice.  The driver lost control.  The van ran off the road between West Pittston and Falls, and hit two vehicles in a parking […]

  • Dealing With Spring Snow

    The cleanup continues after our latest blast of wintry weather in spring. And all the snow and ice is being blamed for a number of crashes in our area. The calendar may say spring, but you wouldn’t know that by looking outside in many parts of our area. People are left digging out from up to 10 inches of snow. There was nearly a foot deep in Susquehanna county, near Montrose. It was a reminder that even though the calendar […]

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    Flames Rip Through Home in Lackawanna County

    CARBONDALE TOWNSHIP — Firefighters were called to the scene of a fire in Lackawanna County early Monday morning. A family lost its home here, just outside of Carbondale Monday morning. It’s a case where, officials say, a couple of factors made this fire even worse. the fire here broke out around 6:30 a.m. Monday along Honesdale Road, in Carbondale Township. A man who lives across the road said the home owner told him a child in distress signaled something was […]

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    Making Up Missed School Days; Longer Days, Weekend Classes

    DUNMORE — The state senate is trying to help school districts make up days, after a colder and snowier than normal winter. Dunmore has already added April 17, 21 and may 23 to the school calendar as snow make up days and the state wants to make it easier to add even more. A bill was passed by the state senate Friday. It allows school districts, hit hard by the winter, to extend school days, and hold class on one […]

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    Firefighters Battle Massive Fire at Damenti’s Restaurant

    BUTLER TOWNSHIP — Fire leaves a landmark restaurant in ruins. Investigations are looking for the cause of the late night fire in the Mountain Top area of Luzerne County that destroyed Damenti’s restaurant. What took decades to build, the fire destroyed in just hours. The first alarm at Damenti’s Restaurant along Route 309 in Butler Township came in just before 11 p.m. Monday. The business is owned by the McDonald family. A friend came to do what he could to […]

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    Region Readies For VP Visit

    SCRANTON — Our area is in the political spotlight on this St. Patrick’s Day with visits from both the vice president and his wife. Jill Biden, the second lady, is addressing a Dress for Success luncheon at the Radisson Lackawanna Station hotel in Scranton. Vice president Joe Biden is scheduled to be here this evening as the guest speaker at the Greater Pittston Friendly Sons of St. Patrick dinner.  It’s scheduled to start at 6 p.m. at the Woodlands in […]

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    Water Main Break in Wilkes-Barre

    WILKES-BARRE — Pennsylvania American Water crews have repaired a 12-inch main beneath East Union Street that broke late Sunday night. A 12-inch main running beneath East Union Street in downtown Wilkes-Barre also broke on March 1. Some of that water was pumped out of the hole, and sent to a storm drain down the street. But a lot of it wound up in the basement of Phoenix Center.  The building housing law, accounting, and other offices took on water in […]


    Lansford Shooting Victims in Critical Condition

    LANSFORD — Police said two people are in critical condition after a shooting late Saturday night in Carbon County. Authorities said shots were fired inside a home in the 400 block of West Patterson Street in Lansford. Police said that Melissa Price and Levi Zagata were involved in a domestic dispute that lead to the shooting. Detectives said they have not determined who pulled the trigger. Price is the children’s mother. Zagata is the children’s uncle. Authorities said four children, between the […]

  • Snowy Morning Slows Drivers

    Snow on Tuesday started falling before sunrise, leaving a few inches early. That was followed by a long lull that allowed road crews to clear the main roads. More snow fell later in the the morning leaving a few inches total over the area.

  • A Snowy Stroudsburg Morning

    STROUDSBURG — The southern and eastern parts of our area are receiving the most snow and that includes downtown Stroudsburg. People woke up to streets – including Main Street – snow covered and slippery in Stroudsburg Monday morning. More than two inches of snow was on the ground by the time Nancy Yohe made it to work at a downtown law office. “Cold, snowy, too long,” Yohe said. “What went through your mind when you looked out of your window […]

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    UPDATE: Defendants In Old Forge Scandal Set To Be Sentenced

    SCRANTON — A former police chief, police captain, and volunteer firefighter, caught up in a sex scandal are due for sentencing. Three men involved in a small town sex scandal in Lackawanna County are scheduled to go before a judge for sentencing Monday afternoon. The Old Forge police chief, a police captain, and a volunteer firefighter were charged in 2012.  Two pleaded guilty.  One was found guilty, and all three are scheduled to be sentenced Monday. Old Forge Police Chief […]