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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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Recent Articles
  • 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 […]

  • Man Taken to Hospital After Shooting in Plymouth

    PLYMOUTH, Pa. — One person was hurt and two people are on the loose after a late night shooting in Luzerne County. The shots rang out a little after 11 p.m. on Sunday on Eno Street in Plymouth. That’s where they found one man shot in the face. Someone who lives on the street tells Newswatch 16 he heard a few shots. Shortly after, police in Plymouth issued a lookout for two men in a black SUV. The men are […]

  • Workers Out Early to Beat the Heat

    BLAKELY, Pa. — Some people, forced to be outside, found a way around the oppressive heat on Monday morning. Grass and weeds grow fast in this hot and humid summertime weather. Bryce Cholish has the job of getting rid of them. He’s with the Blakely Department of Public Works. We met Cholish before 8 a.m. The goal was to get the weeds down before the temperature goes up. “Our plan today is get out early, beat the heat, get everything […]

  • State Attorney General Going to Court to Get Church Abuse Investigation Released

    HARRISBURG, Pa. — The state’s attorney general heads to court on Monday, July 2, hoping to get a grand jury report on sexual abuse in the Catholic church made public. The Catholic Diocese of Scranton was part of the grand jury investigation, but the diocese itself is not objecting to the report being made public. Several individuals went to court to get the grand jury report kept under wraps. The state attorney general believes that’s wrong. Josh Shapiro says he will […]

  • Arrest Made in 1992 Murder of Shamokin Native Christy Mirack

    EAST LAMPETER TOWNSHIP, LANCASTER COUNTY, Pa. — It took 25 years, but police think they finally have the man who killed a Shamokin native in Lancaster County. Christy Mirack was sexually assaulted and beaten to death in her home just outside of Lancaster in 1992. Christy Mirack was an elementary school teacher in Lancaster County and was only 25 years old when she was killed in 1992. Police say she was sexually assaulted and beaten to death inside her home […]

  • Man Shot and Killed in Wayne County Standoff

    UPDATE TUESDAY: The Wayne County coroner said Tuesday that standoff suspect James Sorrentino was shot in the neck and died from those injuries. The wound was not self-inflicted. The Wayne County district attorney will determine if troopers were justified in using lethal force killing of Sorrentino. PROMPTON, Pa. — A five-hour long standoff Monday morning in Wayne County ended with the suspect shot dead by state troopers and now prosecutors are investigating to determine if the shooting was justified. Troopers responded […]