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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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    Snow Leads To Crashes, Early Dismissals

    The snow has been coming down for a few hours and it’s starting to accumulate in much of our area, including the Poconos where the most snow is expected. Schools are closed or dismissing early. There are reports of crashes throughout our area. No one was hurt after a school bus crash in Luzerne County. It happened on West Carey Street near Wilkes-Barre. Police say a car slid down the street and into the back of the school bus around […]

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    Pothole Causes Traffic Problems on I-81

    UPDATE 1/14 — Road crews are reporting the hole is patched.  Both lanes on Interstate 81 north near Pittston are open and traffic is moving normally. LAFLIN — A pothole is causing road problems on a busy highway Monday morning in Luzerne County. This was public enemy number one, Monday morning, along Interstate 81 north, between the Wilkes-Barre and Pittston exits: a giant pothole in a bridge.  A pothole so big, you could see the reinforcing steel.  A pothole so […]

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    Inauguration Day for Scranton Mayor

    SCRANTON — It was a day that was months in the making in Scranton. Our area’s largest city has a new mayor. The ceremony got underway at noon as Bill Courtright became the 30th Mayor of Scranton. Courtright cruised to victory in November, and now is inheriting the mayor’s office from Chris Doherty and inheriting the city’s problems. Doherty chose to step aside and not seek reelection after three terms.   He leaves with the city millions of dollars in debt, […]

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    Traveling To Celebrate The New Year

    NUANGOLA — They are racing the clock; a lot of people are on the road and in the air, hoping to make it to their destinations by the time the new year arrives. We spoke with travelers passing through Luzerne County this morning. It wasn’t your average morning commute. Many of the people behind the wheel and in the passenger’s seat are on a mission: make it somewhere special before 2014 arrives. Martin Huard was traveling from Montreal to Orlando, […]

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    Fire Claims Family’s Home, Dog on the Day Before Christmas

    SWEET VALLEY — A family’s dog was killed in a destructive fire early Christmas Eve morning in Luzerne County. The family lost everything, escaping with the clothes on their backs and nothing else. It happened around 4 a.m. along Bloomingdale Road in Ross Township. A mobile home went up in flames. “We got the call around 4 a.m. for a fully involved structure fire and that’s what we found when we got here on the scene,” said Sweet Valley Volunteer […]

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    ESU’s Snowy Finals Week

    EAST STROUDSBURG — A snowy day might make a long week even longer for some young people in Monroe County. The snow fell for the second time this week at East Stroudsburg University in Monroe County.  It makes for double the stress. Students have to get to campus and class in the snow. It’s also finals week. ESU did not delay the start of classes when some snow started to fall Tuesday morning. Environmental Science major Steve Kinback is all […]

  • Wintry Mix Makes For Tricky Morning

    MOUNTAIN TOP — Some roads turned into skating rinks Monday morning, making for a tricky early morning commute. PennDOT salt trucks were making their way up and down Route 309 in the Mountain Top area of Luzerne County, a welcome sight to drivers. Several miles away, in White Haven, even walking was a major chore.   Ask Matilda Decroti on her way to the market. “I have to do some food shopping.  If I don’t do it, it ain’t going to […]

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    Nurses Picket Wilkes-Barre General Hospital

    WILKES-BARRE — Some unionized nurses walked off the job Tuesday morning after their old contract at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital ran out. Those workers say seven months without a contract is long enough. They walked off the job to protest what they say is management bargaining in bad faith. Around 150 nurses hit the picket line. They’re holding this noontime rally on the sidewalk along North River Street, just off of the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital’s property. Instead of being on the […]

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    Hunters Successful In Deer Season Debut

    HAMLIN — It’s the biggest day of the Pennsylvania hunting calendar. Rifle deer season began Monday morning. The Pennsylvania Game Commission estimates three quarters of a million hunters are in the woods. Austin Hummel, 16, of Scranton is responsible for a six-point buck in the back of his father’s pickup truck. “Shooters luck, beginners luck.  How about that?” Hummel shot the deer in Hamlin early into the first day of rifle deer season.  It was his first time deer hunting. […]

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    Operation Christmas Child

    MOOSIC — People in our area are trying to make sure children around the world have a Merry Christmas. Thousands of boxes were packed up and shipped off Monday morning. Pastor Dave Elick of the New Life Community Church has a big white beard just like Santa Claus.  It’s fitting because he’s doing some of Santa’s work. Elick is delivering donated gifts from his church in Mountain Top to Moosic Alliance Community Church, a distribution point. This is Operation Christmas […]

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    Slippery Start To The Morning

    LACKAWANNA COUNTY — On this wintry morning, some roads got slick, and many school districts closed, or delayed the start of classes. A two-car crash on Interstate 380 south, near the split with Interstate 84 outside Dunmore was one of many Tuesday morning. Greg Guzy of Clarks Summit was late for work.  His car was hit by another and both wound up into the guide rail. “The roads were just slick and slushy ice, and a fellow lost control and […]

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    Mayoral Candidates Vote In Scranton

    SCRANTON — Voters across our area are going to the polls on this general election day.  One of the biggest races is the race for mayor in Scranton. Republican James Mulligan was the first to cast his ballot, arriving at the polling place on Boulevard Avenue with his wife and three children of voting age. Mulligan said he really wants the job, in spite of Scranton being financially distressed.  This attorney believes he can fix the city. “It’s a city […]