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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    Fight Before Death of Corrections Officer, Inmate at Luzerne County Jail

    WILKES-BARRE — There are still many unanswered questions after the deaths of a corrections officer and an inmate at Luzerne County Jail. The two were killed Monday night.  All the Luzerne County manager will say right now is the corrections officer and inmate died after a brief fight around 6:30 p.m. at the jail. The name of the corrections officer has not been released, but we do know the identity of the dead inmate. Timothy Gilliam, 27, listed as homeless and […]

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    Meeting Planned to Discuss Landfill Expansion

    THROOP — A meeting will be held Monday evening at Mid Valley High School in Throop. The Department of Environmental Protection wants to hear what the public has to say about the expansion of the Keystone Landfill. The public input session will begin at 6 p.m. and run until 9:30. The Keystone Landfill straddles Throop and Dunmore. Back in March of 2014, Keystone applied for an expansion that would lengthen the life of the landfill by more than forty years. […]

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    Two Die in Schuylkill County Crash

    SAINT CLAIR — Two people died Tuesday morning after a crash on Route 61 in Schuylkill County. Police in Saint Clair are looking for what led up to the crash along Route 61, just outside of Pottsville. According to police, a car and an SUV collided on Route 61. The impact killed two.  A man died at the scene and a woman died at a hospital. It happened around 8:30 a.m. on Route 61 in Saint Clair at the intersection with […]

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    Unsigned State Budget Goes into Effect

    HARRISBURG — It may be two weeks late, but Pennsylvania has a new budget. The spending plan kicked in at midnight, but there is still work left to do on the $31 billion dollar spending plan. Governor Wolf allowed the budget to go into effect at midnight, even though he didn’t sign it.  The governor has concerns about where the money to run the state will come from. The state is banking on additional revenue from expanded gambling, a higher […]

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    Violent Weekend in the Hazleton Area

    HAZLETON — The coroner has identified the victim killed in one of the weekend shootings in Luzerne County. Gregory Newton, 29, of Hazle Township died of multiple gunshots and his death has been ruled a homicide by the coroner’s office. From Saturday night to Sunday night, the bullets were flying in the Hazleton area. According to the police chief in Hazleton, shots were fired at First and Seybert, followed by a three vehicle crash, on East Diamond Avenue.  An autopsy […]

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    Independence Day Morning in Lackawanna County

    SCRANTON — People throughout our area are celebrating America’s 240th birthday in a variety of ways. Independence Day got off to a quiet start at Lackawanna State Park.  It’s what Melissa McAloon , her fiancé Matthew Dougherty, and their dogs Cano and Jax wanted.  They came from their home in Dingmans Ferry for a little fishing, and a lot of nature. “It’s gorgeous, nice and quiet basically,” said McAloon. “Hear the birds chirping, all the animals outside, it’s really nice, […]

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    Race Car Driver Injured at Selinsgrove Speedway

    SNYDER COUNTY — The holiday weekend, marred by a fiery crash Sunday night at a track in Snyder County. According to staff at Selinsgrove Speedway in Snyder County, Jake Waters flipped his sprint car on lap four of a race Sunday night. The car caught fire and was burned.  An emergency responder and another driver were also injured trying to get Waters out of the wreckage. According to a tweet from the speedway, Waters was talking and conscious when he was […]

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    Highway Open after Fatal Fiery Wreck on I-80

    MONROE COUNTY — At least one person is dead after a fiery crash near Tannersville involving several vehicles. The crash happened between the Tannersville and Bartonsville exits in Monroe County Tuesday morning. According to officials, a Schweppes tractor trailer, and three other vehicles were involved in the fatal wreck. Authorities say the driver of a sedan crossed the media and drove west in the eastbound lanes for less than a half of a mile before hitting the tractor-trailer head-on. The driver died […]

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    New York Yankees First Baseman Teixeira to Play in Moosic

    MOOSIC — You now have a chance to see a major league baseball player play without going to New York or Philadelphia. New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira has been out since June 4th. His trip back to the big leagues passes through the stadium in Lackawanna County. Teixeira is trying to come back from torn cartilage in his right knee. The plan is for Teixeira to play with the RailRiders Tuesday night, as well as Wednesday and Thursday. Teixeira […]

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    Guns Stolen from Sporting Goods Store in Bradford County

    WYSOX TOWNSHIP — State police say someone broke into a sporting goods store in Bradford County and stole guns. According to troopers, someone broke into Fulmer’s Sporting Goods on Route 6, also known as Golden Mile Road, near Wysox Monday morning and stole a “large amount of firearms.” This is the third burglary of a gun store in the last several days. On Friday, state police said someone stole 36 guns from a store near Mansfield, and on Saturday, another […]

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    Welcome to The Marketplace At Steamtown

    SCRANTON — The owner of The Mall at Steamtown hopes a new name will help turn around that troubled shopping center in Scranton’s downtown. The name change was made official Tuesday morning. Some of the signs have been up for a few days. The new name for the Mall at Steamtown is the Marketplace at Steamtown.  The thinking is this is more than a mall. One downtown shopper said a new name doesn’t make a lot of difference. “Now, it’s […]

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    Peckville Observes Memorial Day

    PECKVILLE — The streets of a community in Lackawanna County were lined with red, white, and blue for a parade Monday morning. With lights flashing and flags waving, this parade is the centerpiece of Peckville’s Memorial Day observance. The people who came out are a cross-section of this Lackawanna County community. Among those leading the way was a veteran of World War II. 91-year-old Claudio DePietro was under the command of General George Patton. DePietro says this day is all […]