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
  • Troopers: One Dead, One in Custody After Shooting at Township Building in Monroe County

    PARADISE TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- Troopers say one man is dead and another is in custody following a shooting at a township building in Monroe County.

  • News Conference Set Announcing Lawsuit Against Scranton Priest

    SCRANTON, Pa. — The child sex abuse scandal in the Roman Catholic Church is apparently headed to another round in court. A news conference is set for 11 a.m. on Tuesday at the Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel on Jefferson Avenue in Scranton. The Catholic church is apparently going to be hit with a lawsuit. An advisory from a group of attornies says it will file a civil suit on behalf of someone allegedly abused by a priest. The priest was […]

  • Former Mountain Manor Resort Burns in the Poconos

    SMITHFIELD TOWNSHIP, Pa. — An old resort was leveled by flames in the Poconos, and investigators are still trying to figure out how it happened. The main building at what used to be Mountain Manor near Marshalls Creek burned to the ground Sunday night. The resort has been vacant for about 10 years, and the Marshalls Creek fire chief says no utilities were hooked up. The fire chief called in the alarm around 7 p.m. after he spotted heavy smoke […]

  • Easing the Pain at the Pump

    PITTSTON TOWNSHIP, Pa. — It’s the start of Thanksgiving week, a week that will see millions on the road. Drivers are getting a bit of a break this year. Gasoline prices are down as we approach a major holiday. The average price in the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre area is now $2.84 a gallon. That’s down five cents in the last week alone. We are still paying more than we did last year, and a lot more than we did two years ago. […]

  • Free Bus Rides for Veterans

    Two bus companies in our area are saying thank you to veterans. Veterans Day fell on a Sunday, so Monday, November 12, is the legal holiday. Government offices, banks, the post office, and most schools are closed Monday but the buses are running in Luzerne and Lackawanna Counties. In Luzerne County, if you are a veteran or an active duty member, you can ride for free on LCTA buses. All veterans have to do is show the driver their military ID […]

  • Election Day 2018: A Look Ahead

    SCRANTON, Pa. — States that allow early voting saw big numbers the past few days. In Pennsylvania, you couldn’t vote until 7 a.m. Tuesday and people have been coming out to the polls. Two wards vote at Kennedy Elementary along Prospect Avenue in Scranton’s southside. Election workers say it was busy as people voted before heading to work. It’s become a little lighter during the workday, but it is expected to pick up again when people get out of work […]

  • I-380 South Reopens After Deadly Bus Crash

    COVINGTON TOWNSHIP, Pa. — The coroner confirmed one person is dead after a bus crash on Interstate 380 in Lackawanna County. The crash happened shortly after 9 p.m. Sunday on I-380 in Covington Township near the Daleville exit. The bus went off the road in the southbound lanes and was leaning on its side. First responders are preparing to reopen a portion of I-380 south following a bus crash near the Daleville exit. Injuries reported. Coroner on the scene @WNEP […]

  • New Company Plans to Take Over Former Iron Horse Movie Bistro

    SCRANTON, Pa. — A new company is coming into the movie theater in downtown Scranton. The Iron Horse Movie Bistro at the corner of Penn Avenue and Lackawanna Avenue shut down in January. Cosmic Cinemas plans to reopen the theater next month. The Iron Horse Movie Bistro was a different kind of theater. It served dinner and drinks before the movies, and it was the only place like it in Lackawanna County. It didn’t last long. It opened in the spring of […]

  • Manning Safety Breaks, Raising Funds

    LUZERNE COUNTY, Pa. — There are people traveling and laboring on this long holiday weekend, but some people gave up part of their Labor Day to help make money for their organizations. Nicholas Gutkowski could have chosen to be in one of several other places on this Labor Day but he chose to be at a rest area along Interstate 81 south in Luzerne County. He’s helping to earn money for his Boy Scout troop from Mountain Top by handing […]

  • Spraying for Mosquitoes in Luzerne County

    PITTSTON, Pa. — You might see some extra air traffic over the Wyoming Valley on Tuesday. It’s all part of the state trying to keep you “bite free.” The Susquehanna River here in the Wyoming Valley has dropped from last week’s high levels, so the state says it’s a good time to spray for mosquitoes. According to the Department of Environmental Protection, last week’s flooding is leaving behind plenty of stagnant water. Mosquitoes love that. So, the state plans spray to get […]

  • Fire at Northwest Area Delays Start of Classes

    UNION TOWNSHIP, Pa. — Officials in the Northwest Area School District are considering their options after a fire at the high school on Saturday. The middle school/high school in Luzerne County is off limits. District officials say they are sure classes will not start as scheduled Monday morning. They do not know when they will be allowed back in their building. At Monday morning band practice at Northwest Area Middle and High School in Union Township something was missing — […]

  • Flooding Buckles Road in Old Forge

    OLD FORGE, Pa. — The flooding problems continue in Lackawanna County Tuesday morning. The Lackawanna River, where it meets Lonesome Road in Old Forge, is one of the big trouble spots. The river spilled over its banks, flooding this part of Old Forge. The river went from one foot deep to 15 feet deep in just a few hours Monday afternoon. The river began to drop after that spike late Monday night. Officials in Old Forge declared a state of emergency on […]