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
  • Interstate 81 South Down to One Lane as Roadwork Begins

    LACKAWANNA COUNTY — Monday, May 1, is the beginning of what could be a long month for drivers in part of our area. One of the busiest highways in our area is due for an upgrade. PennDOT says it’s trying to cram a summer’s worth of work into three weeks, and this is what it means if you use Interstate 81 in Luzerne and Lackawanna Counties. The stretch of highway involved is between the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport exit in Avoca and […]

  • Students Build Dog Training Wall

    SCRANTON — Students at a school in Scranton are helping to take a bite out of crime Students at the Career Technology Center in Scranton built a scent wall — something that will help police dogs do their jobs better. Mason, one of the Scranton police dogs demonstrated Tuesday morning, looking for marijuana in the newly constructed scent wall. Mason had to sniff out the pot in the right tube. When he does, there is a reward. In this case, […]

  • Bridge Work to Close Expressway for Next Three Days

    SCRANTON — Thousands of cars and trucks use the Central Scranton Expressway to get from downtown Scranton to Interstate 81. Starting Tuesday, April 18, at 7 a.m., drivers will have to find another route. PennDOT has given a contractor permission to close the outbound lane only. Outbound was already down to one lane. It’s all so the contractor can do more work on the new Harrison Avenue Bridge which passes over the expressway. There will be some pothole patching as […]

  • Easter Monday Make-up Day

    ARCHBALD — Weeks after the last flakes melted, we’re still feeling the effects of the Blizzard of 2017. Some schools were in session Monday as they make up time lost because of the storm. It looked like a normal day in the Valley View School District as students arrived for school, but this is not your typical day. Students were at school on Easter Monday because of the March blizzard. Valley View saw four of five school days that week […]

  • Fire Damages Home in Duryea

    DURYEA — Fire damaged a double home in Luzerne County Saturday night. Firefighters were called to a home on Chittenden Street in Duryea around 10:30 p.m. The fire chief says a total of five people lived in the double home.  One woman had to be treated for breathing in too much smoke.  The chief adds the flames apparently got their start on the left side, in the clothes dryer area.  A State Police fire marshal will be here to look for […]

  • Body Found During Fire in Plymouth

    PLYMOUTH — The coroner has recovered a body after a fire in Luzerne County.  The victim’s name was released just before noon.  He is William Paterson, 24, of Plymouth.  The coroner’s office says cause and manner of death will be decided after the investigation into the fire is complete. Crews were called to the apartment building on Powell Street in Plymouth just before 2 a.m. on Tuesday. Officials say the fire started on the second floor of the building. Officers say […]

  • Heavy Security as Trial of Eric Frein Begins

    MILFORD — Heavy security was in place Tuesday morning in Pike County as opening statements began in the trial for accused cop killer Eric Frein. Eric Frein was brought to the Pike County Courthouse for the first day of his trial. Two sheriff’s cars blocked West High Street in Milford. The vehicle carrying Frein disappeared behind the newly fenced-in, and tarped-over back entrance to the building. Shortly after that came the jury, brought from Chester County to hear the case of […]

  • UPDATE: Pre-Trial Hearing in Frein Case

    MILFORD -- The trial for accused cop killer Eric Frein is scheduled to begin Tuesday, April 4. Before the start of the trial, the judge heard pretrial motions on Monday morning.

  • Learning What’s Below

    SCRANTON — It was an education in an industry that’s now a big part of our area. Students at an intermediate school in Scranton got a hands-on lesson Tuesday morning on what lies beneath our feet. The planetarium at West Scranton Intermediate School was dedicated to what’s below, not what’s above. The Mobile Offshore Learning Unit was brought in by Cabot Oil and Gas It’s the first time it’s been out of the Gulf States. The unit gives students a […]

  • K’NEX Challenge at Johnson College

    SCRANTON — The designers of tomorrow had their skills on display Tuesday morning in Scranton. They cascaded out of the bleachers at Johnson College to their tables to build projects with K’NEX, and possibly build their futures. This is the annual STEM challenge. STEM stands for science, technology, engineering, and math. Students had to design and build an amusement park ride. Gabby Ciborosky is an eighth-grade student at Mid Valley. The Mid Valley team was just starting on its project, […]

  • Stabbing and Shooting in Downtown Hazleton

    HAZLETON — It was a fight that started inside a downtown Hazleton night spot. It ended on the sidewalk with two people seriously hurt — one stabbed and one shot. Police in Hazleton say the whole thing started around 2:30 a.m. Monday inside Crystal Barbecue and Lounge on East Broad Street. A man and woman argued inside. The argument moved to the sidewalk. Police said Nelson Hernandez Rivera, 35, stabbed a woman multiple times in the chest. Investigators characterized it […]

  • Winter Weather Whips Wilkes-Barre

    WILKES-BARRE — Luzerne County is also in the teeth of the Blizzard of 2017. Other than snow plows passing through, Public Square in the middle of downtown Wilkes-Barre was quiet. The center of business in this part of the county was just about silent. The snow fell, the wind blew, and people stayed home except for Michael Sypniewski. A blizzard will not get in the way of his morning walk. “You gotta be outside. You gotta love the weather,” he laughed. […]