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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    New Gym Opens in Mall at Steamtown

    SCRANTON — A new business opened Tuesday morning at the Mall at Steamtown in downtown Scranton. It was a department store, a furniture store, and a sportswear store, but on Tuesday it became a gym. It is a business that literally lights up Lackawanna Avenue in downtown Scranton. A gym called “Crunch” opened for the first time Tuesday morning.  It occupies the bridge over the avenue that first connected the Mall at Steamtown to the Globe department store. The franchise […]

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    Fire Forces Eight ESU Students from Double-Block Before Finals

    EAST STROUDSBURG — East Stroudsburg University is trying to help eight students chased out of their off-campus house late Monday night by supplying them with food and clothing. But the fire still has to be a distraction because it happened as students begin taking their finals, ending the spring semester. A student is recovering after being burned Monday night, one of eight ESU students who lost everything in the fire on Ransberry Avenue. Newswatch 16 has learned that the landlord tried […]

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    Frustration after Drug Busts in Tamaqua

    TAMAQUA — A round up of suspected drug dealers and users took place Monday morning in the Tamaqua area. More than two dozen people face charges. The police chief in Tamaqua tells Newswatch 16 what happened Monday is only a short-term fix. Some were brought in alone.  Some were handcuffed and brought into the Tamaqua police station in groups.  They all have something in common: all were charged with drug crimes in and around the Tamaqua area. The police chief […]

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    UPDATE: Work Postponed on Veterans Memorial Bridge

    UPDATE: PennDOT now says that work will not begin until next week, May 9, because of inclement weather. SUNBURY — Work is scheduled to begin Monday morning on a bridge over the Susquehanna River in Central Pennsylvania. The Route 61 Bridge, also known as the Veterans Memorial Bridge will be under construction for the next several months. According to PennDOT, 21,000 vehicles use the bridge every day. The Veterans Memorial Bridge goes over the Susquehanna River and connects Sunbury with the Shamokin […]

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    Pennsylvania Primary Preview

    For the first time in a long time, the presidential nominations are up for grabs as Pennsylvanians go to the polls. Three of the five major candidates spent time in Pennsylvania on Monday. Hillary Clinton spent a big part of her Pennsylvania Primary eve in Philadelphia, looking for votes, making her case and asking for help. Philadelphia is a democratic stronghold, as she competes with Vermont senator Bernie Sanders. Sanders was at Drexel University Monday. Sanders has been a big […]

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    Trump Supporters Lined Up for Event at Arena

    WILKES-BARRE TOWNSHIP — Donald Trump is the fourth of the five major party presidential candidates to visit our area in less the week.  He is scheduled to hold a rally at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre Township at 7 p.m. Monday. Doors open at 4 p.m. and the rally is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. People began showing up Monday morning, hoping to get a look at the man they believe will be the next President of the […]

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    Sanders Supporters Travel to Binghamton

    SCRANTON — Supporters of Bernie Sanders from our area boarded a bus Monday morning in Scranton to travel to a Sanders rally in Binghamton. They gathered at a Sanders campaign office on North Washington Avenue in Scranton.  They made signs and talked about the reason for being there: support for Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders. “People from all different professional backgrounds, career backgrounds, economic backgrounds and highly motivated to see Bernie get the nomination,” said volunteer Greg Richters. Richters not […]

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    Former President Clinton to Campaign for Hillary in Scranton

    SCRANTON — Former president Bill Clinton is scheduled to come to our area to try to boost his wife’s run for the White House. The announcement from the Hillary Clinton campaign came Tuesday morning.  Bill Clinton is scheduled to campaign in Scranton Thursday. President Clinton is set to speak at Scranton High School on Mike Munchak Way at 5:15 p.m. Thursday. To RSVP, click here. It’s part of a swing through the state that will take the former president to […]

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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. […]