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
  • 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 […]

  • Williamsport Millionaires Hold First Full-Pads Practice of Season at Midnight

    WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — A high school football team suited up and hit the field as the clock struck midnight. According to state regulations, Monday, August 13, is the first day high school football teams can practice in full pads. The Williamsport Area Millionaires didn’t waste a second. Right at midnight, the first possible moment, the team took to the field for practice. “It just feels great, you know. This has never been done around here before so it feels great […]

  • Sweating it Out on the Practice Field

    PECKVILLE, Pa. — It’s a case of unfortunate timing — high school football practice begins on one of the hottest days of the summer. It was the first practice with shoulder pads of Valley View High School’s new season with 48 varsity players on the hot artificial turf of the stadium in Peckville. “I’m excited for the season,” said senior Mason Kordish. “I just want to get through week one and go from there.” But week one starts with temperatures […]

  • Flash Flooding in Schuylkill County

    BARRY TOWNSHIP, Pa. — Flash flooding overnight is causing problems in Schuylkill County. Reports are coming in that people have to be rescued from their homes, and roads are closed in the Pine Grove and Tremont areas. Photos from a viewer show the flooding near Lavelle. You can see water covering the road, and the creek coming out of its banks. A line of showers and thunderstorms stuck over part of Schuylkill County for hours, causing plenty of problems in […]

  • Vice President Pence Coming to PA to Campaign for Lou Barletta

    PHILADELPHIA, Pa. — Vice President Mike Pence is scheduled to come to Philadelphia on Monday to campaign for Republican Senate Candidate Lou Barletta. The vice president is no stranger to the campaign trail as we head toward the midterm election. He was in Georgia and Tennessee over the weekend to look for votes for Republican candidates. In Tennessee, at a rally pushing the president’s tax cut plans, Pence said the Trump administration is off to a good start. “It’s been a […]

  • St. Ann’s Novena Underway in Scranton

    SCRANTON, Pa. — Thousands of the faithful are headed to Scranton this week. The annual Solemn Novena to St. Ann is underway. In spite of the heat, in spite of the gnats, hundreds of people arrived Tuesday morning the basilica for the first mass on the first day of St. Ann’s Novena. Margaret Crowther of Scranton was here opening day and many of the 93 previous novenas. It is something she just has to do. “I have a strong faith […]

  • Pittston Bypass Closed for Repairs

    JENKINS TOWNSHIP, Pa. — A traffic alert for drivers in Luzerne County — part of the Pittston Bypass is closed for repairs. PennDOT officials say the portion of the bypass in Jenkins Township shut down on Monday. According to PennDOT, a contractor is working on a bridge that takes the bypass under Yatesville Road so the bypass needs to close. A detour is set up. The detour involves traveling through downtown Pittston, plus using Williams Street, and Oak Street in Pittston […]