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
  • Officials Answer Landfill Questions

    THROOP — Anyone who wants to learn more about the proposed plan to expand a landfill has a chance Monday. The Keystone Landfill in Dunmore wants to expand because it says it’s running out of room for more trash. It’s called an open house at the Throop Civic Center. Several organizations including the Department of Health and the Department of Environmental Protection are there to answer questions about Keystone’s proposed expansion. Stations are set up around the gymnasium. Tables staffed […]

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    Traffic Alert: Two Weeks of Road Work in Scranton

    SCRANTON — There is a traffic alert for drivers in Scranton over the next two weeks. North Keyser Avenue is getting new pavement, but there will be those traffic delays until the work is done. Crews started at 7 a.m. Monday and right away, traffic was restricted. Cars and trucks backed up, and people worry what the next two weeks will bring. Cars and trucks were backed up on north Keyser Avenue in Scranton and this grinding operation is why […]

  • Violence Strikes Again in Wilkes-Barre

    WILKES-BARRE — In less than a week, seven people have been shot in Wilkes-Barre. A man was wounded at an apartment building early Monday morning. Police in Wilkes-Barre say one man was was hit by gunfire around 1:30 a.m. Monday outside Boulevard Townhomes, in the 200 block of South Welles Street. Police will not give the victim’s name, what started the incident, or if they have any suspects. At the scene, officials only said they believed the injury was not life-threatening. […]

  • Flames Gut Home of Animal Rights Activist

    CLARKS SUMMIT — A local animal rights activist vows to carry on her work just hours after flames destroyed her home in Lackawanna County and everything in it. Lisa Walker lived there. She’s been in the news in recent years. When you see those protests for animal rights outside circuses, Walker is usually the one leading the way. Walker says she’s collected information for years on allegations of animal abuse at circuses documents, photographs, and it all went up in […]

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    Police Investigate Shooting at Sherman Hills

    WILKES-BARRE —  Police are investigating a shooting at the Sherman Hills housing complex in Wilkes-Barre. Wilkes-Barre Police Chief Robert Hughes said one person was shot and was taken to the hospital. There is no word on the extent of that person’s injuries. According to police, an arrest warrant has been issued  for Brian Hayes, 23, of Wilkes-Barre. The charges listed on the warrant include attempted homicide and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. Police believe Hayes is the one who shot Brandon Eubanks during a […]

  • Mobile Meth Lab Discovered in Susquehanna County

    LENOX TOWNSHIP — State police in Susquehanna County are investigating the discovery of what they believe to be a mobile meth lab. Troopers tell Newswatch 16 it started around 9 p.m. Sunday night in the parking lot of a gas station and mini mart along Route 374, just off Interstate 81. Three people were taken into custody, and a fourth was taken to a hospital after a backpack filled with materials for making methamphetamine turned up in a mini-mart parking […]

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    UPDATE: Riverside Teachers End Strike

    UPDATE: Teachers announced on Monday afternoon that the strike has been cancelled and school is in session on Tuesday. TAYLOR — Teachers in the Riverside School District in Lackawanna County walked off the job Monday morning.  They have been working under the terms of their old contract for more than a year. A spokesman for the union says they need and deserve a raise. The superintendent counters the district doesn’t have the money to give the teachers what they want. […]

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    UPDATE: Selenski’s Lawyers Want Death Penalty Off The Table, Prosecution Rests

    WILKES-BARRE — Lawyers for Hugo Selenski tried to stop the punishment phase of his murder trial because of Governor Tom Wolf’s moratorium on the death penalty in Pennsylvania. Lawyers for Selenski filed a petition Tuesday morning as the death penalty phase of the trial was about to begin. What Governor Wolf did in Harrisburg last week is now being felt in Wilkes-Barre. The governor issued a moratorium on executions until the state’s death penalty law can be studied. Selenski’s lawyers […]

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    A Sub-Zero Morning

    Just being outside for a few minutes is painful in this kind of weather. A cold morning was even colder for some workers fixing a broken water main along Arnold Avenue in Scranton’s east mountain section. The workers were too busy to talk. Their boss showed his admiration. “It’s days like this you’d like to have a field job,” said Bob Mullery. “Hats off to those guys right behind me there.” Nay Aug Park in Scranton is usually a busy […]

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    Selenski Attorney: “We Admit He’s Not a Choir Boy”

    WILKES-BARRE — Closing arguments began Tuesday morning at Hugo Selenski’s double murder trial, and fate of the accused killer may soon be in the hands of the jury. Inside a courtroom up on the third floor, attorneys on both sides are giving it their last shot. It’s their last opportunity to sum up the evidence, and convince the jury to convict or acquit. Defense attorney Bernard Brown was the first to close, and right away, Hugo Selenski’s attorneys attacked the […]

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    Wintry Mix Hits the Area

    An icy mix swept through the area Sunday night into Monday morning. “It’s been really slippery. I fell once and she fell once so far,” said Richard Ambrose of Mount Pocono. “We got a puppy and we want to house break her so we are taking her out every four hours. This may be the wrong time to bring her out.” A Burger King parking lot in Mount Pocono was a crunchy coated mess. Axel Barongan arrived from Philadelphia where he […]

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    Cold Weather Sets In After Snow

    SCRANTON — It’s yet another blast of winter. After we were hit by nearly a foot of snow in parts of our area, now we have to deal with the bitter cold. The National Weather Service had wind chill advisories posted for Monday night and Tuesday morning. They have expired. We found in Scranton, it was a morning to bundle up and make the most of a difficult situation. It was a freezing morning when you needed some help to […]


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