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Amy has spent the past 14 years as a journalist anchoring local news in Ohio, West Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina and is happy to be doing it back in her home state of PA.

Amy volunteers on the Board of Directors for two incredible non-profits. Turning Point, a Women’s Counseling and Advocacy Center in York County and the York County Children’s Advocacy Center. She has also volunteered with Susan G. Komen for 11 years, as well as the American Cancer Society, Komen Young Professionals, and Big Brothers/Big Sisters of America. In April of 2014, she was chosen as the recipient of the PA Alzheimer’s Association Outstanding Media and Community Support Volunteer of the Year award and in April of 2015, she received the American Heart Association’s Go Red Volunteer of the Year Award.

In her free time, she loves taking photographs and yoga classes.

Amy resides in York County with her husband, daughter and cat.

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Recent Articles
  • Agriculture Education Center Puts Fun In Fundamentals At York Fair

    It used to be referred to as the poultry barn, but now Heritage Hall at the York Fair in West Manchester Township is home to the brand new Agriculture Education Center. Sales manager of the York Fair, Cody Cashman, says it’s “utterly” unique. “Most fairgrounds don’t have an ag center, so it’s something new we did this year, we really wanted to drive home the ag education part, because kids aren’t getting it anymore in school,” he said. Cashman also […]

  • The Fight Over Fluoridation In PA

    Dr. Joyce Kasunich is a dentist, so she sees first hand the benefit that fluoride can provide, especially for children. “I think fluoride is a great protection for our teeth, to help strengthen our enamel,” she said. Community water fluoridation is supported by major health and science organizations across the country, including the American Dental Association, the World Health Organization and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The CDC states that drinking fluoridated water keeps teeth strong and reduces […]

  • Getting back in the game: concussions, migraines can’t hold one York County boy down

    Ryan Harmer was almost benched for life, after suffering 3 concussions in as many years. Frequent Migraines forced the once dedicated student to drop out of school and spend most of his time in a dark, quiet bedroom. However, Ryan’s mom refused to give up and kept searching for someone to help her son. “I was like, you know, you’ll be ok. And he wasn’t. Things really declined quickly,” said Lorri Harmer. After taking her son to see a number […]

  • Endometriosis: 1 in 10 Women Suffer From Invisible Disease

    Amanda Frey was a jovial 16 year old when she was diagnosed with what is referred to as an invisible illness, Endometriosis, a chronic disease that causes debilitating pain. “At times it feels like there’s just a chainsaw going through you non-stop, to the point where it’s in your back and legs, and it’s just non-stop pain,” she said. She isn’t alone. 1 in 10 women in the United States are impacted by the same condition, yet there is little […]

  • Deflating the Social Media Bubble

    Social media was created to connect us to people we otherwise would never have found. However as FOX43’s Amy Lutz reports, some experts say it’s actually doing the opposite by isolating us intellectually and creating a more narrow-minded society. Nicole Montgomery is the Director of Web Communications at York College, so she is very aware at how constant social media can become and how it can be a breeding ground for narrow minded beliefs. “You see only what you want […]

  • New permanent makeup technique is raising eyebrows

    It doesn’t matter if you like them arched, straight, thin or bushy. Eyebrows are an important feature on your face. For various reasons, many women are left without them and are forced to try and draw them on every day. A newer technique is being offered in Lancaster County that promises to give a more permanent solution to the problem. Microblading is an updated, more natural version of the older tattoo method of permanent makeup. Michelle Phillips is a licensed […]

  • Float Therapy comes to York County

    Imagine being able to block everything out around you, to silence your brain, and to become weightless. It’s become a reality, thanks to a new business in York County that offers what’s being called Float Therapy. FOX43’s Amy Lutz went to check it out. John Suprik spent more than 19 years working in a factory and knew it was time for a change. After trying floating just once, he knew he wanted to bring it to the people of York. […]

  • Facebook miracle for family of five

    A York County mother of five lost almost everything in a fire. They were in and out of motels and staying with friends for months until they finally got another place of their own this month. Their home would have been empty this Christmas, but one woman’s Facebook post changed everything. Jodie Adams just met her new neighbor Brandy Mayes when she realized how serious of a situation she and her family were in. “They have nothing. They are sleeping […]

  • Officer dies after being shot outside of Pittsburgh, suspect kills himself

    According to FOX NEWS, the Washington County coroner announced that a police officer died Thursday morning after being shot in Pennsylvania, and the suspect has killed himself. A witness told KDKA that the shooting started as a domestic dispute between a man and his pregnant wife. As officers approached the home, Michael Cwiklinski opened fire.  WPXI reported the shooting took place around 4 a.m. in Canonsburg, 20 miles southwest of Pittsburgh. One officer was taken to the hospital by an […]