Joe Snedeker

Meteorologist

….Just the Facts……

Born at St. Joseph's Hospital in Carbondale, PA on February 19, 1966. Grew up a mile north of there in Simpson, where bars and churches outnumber country clubs by a factor of fifty. Attended Fell Elementary School in the 70s. At recess got hit in the head by a metal swing while looking at green bug in swing's path. Graduated with honors and bump on head in 1978.

Age 12, tried to be football star, failed. Attended Carbondale Area High School, but stayed loyal to Simpson friends. Joined football team, didn't start. Age 14, got golf clubs as present. Sold golf clubs for $200, bought personal Computer. Took apart computer and Mom's stereo, got grounded. Went to senior prom…Hated It! Acted like sheep following herd, ended up in wrong direction. Slowly became individual, being true to oneself! Graduated in 1984, skipped ceremony, threw gown away, looked for new sheep, or NO SHEEP!

Left home at 18 to attend Millersville University. Majored in Earth and Space Science! Great sheep! Didn't join football team. Graduated in 1988….Solid B student! Drove around in rusty 1978 Ford Fairmount looking for job. Changed oil every 3000 miles on Ford. Landed teaching job at Carbondale Area High School in 1988. Bump on head cleared up.

Age 22, bought new car, no rust, began science teaching career. Courted pretty brunette just a few miles down the road! Explained bump and sheep issues!

The 20 somethings..Got married to Dawn (pretty brunette), reproduced (Joseph, Luke, Aleah), stuccoed house, got hernia. Played touch football, hockey, cycling and worked at WNEP-TV on weekends. 1999, became full time at WNEP-TV. Left teaching science career, hernia cleared.

The 30 somethings…Masters Degree in Biology/Environmental Science from East Stroudsburg University. Solid B student. Got another degree and hernia! Being DAD, best thing ever done with body! Offspring…Better, smarter, faster…Must be pretty brunette. The 40s somethings…Instructor at Marywood University. Cycling more, less football, more nose and ear hairs. Being DAD, still best thing ever…Offspring may not agree! Pretty bruenette still pretty. More on inside than outside! Thank you Uniiverse!

Continues to live in peace, love, and happiness.

Recent Articles

  • Where Else Does it Snow?

    Posted on: 5:56 pm, September 26, 2012, by , updated on: 08:03pm, September 26, 2012

    Joe Snedeker took to the streets to ask people if it snows anywhere else in our solar system, and if...
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  • The Sun’s True Shape

    Posted on: 7:48 pm, September 5, 2012, by , updated on: 08:04pm, September 5, 2012

    People can’t survive  on Earth without the sun, but have you ever taken the time to really think about that...
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  • Hurricane Names

    Posted on: 6:09 pm, August 29, 2012, by , updated on: 07:56pm, August 29, 2012

    Turns out hurricane names that we use now were born from war and the feminist movement. Joe Snedeker explains in...
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  • Entire World Together

    Posted on: 6:07 pm, August 22, 2012, by , updated on: 07:56pm, August 22, 2012

    If the entire world came together for a moment of unity, where can all seven billion humans gather? The answer’s...
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  • Once in a Blue Moon

    Posted on: 7:28 pm, August 15, 2012, by , updated on: 07:53pm, August 15, 2012

    “Once in a blue moon,” we’ve all said it. We know what it means when it comes to conversation, but...
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  • Why is Mars Red?

    Posted on: 7:23 pm, August 8, 2012, by , updated on: 07:40pm, August 8, 2012

    This week, NASA put a robot on mars. That robot called, “curiosity” is sending back images, allowing us to see...
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  • Summer Intern Dunk Tank

    Posted on: 9:25 am, August 3, 2012, by , updated on: 09:00am, August 3, 2012

    What better way to say thanks to our summer interns than with a trip to the... dunk tank? Well, that's what happens when you put Meteorologist Joe Snedeker in charge.
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  • Binary Stars

    Posted on: 6:25 pm, August 1, 2012, by , updated on: 08:20pm, August 1, 2012

    Be careful believing everything you see, especially when you’re starring at the heavens. Joe Snedeker explains why in this week’s...
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  • Go Joe XV: Day 6 Recap & Check Presentation

    Posted on: 11:00 pm, July 28, 2012, by , updated on: 08:48am, July 30, 2012

    Check out day 6 of Go Joe XV and see how much money you helped Joe raise for St. Joseph’s...
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  • Go Joe XV: Day 5 Recap

    Posted on: 6:46 pm, July 27, 2012, by , updated on: 08:44am, July 30, 2012

    Here are the highlights for day 5 of Go Joe XV. Part 1: Part 2:
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  • Go Joe XV: Day 4 Recap

    Posted on: 11:32 pm, July 26, 2012, by , updated on: 11:25pm, July 26, 2012

    Joe shows us how the weather impacted day 4 of Go Joe XV. Part 1: Part 2:
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  • Go Joe XV: Day 3 Recap

    Posted on: 6:20 pm, July 25, 2012, by , updated on: 06:18pm, July 25, 2012

    Joe gives us a look back at day 3 of Go Joe XV.
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