I’ve been slingin’ in the news game for 19 years. I interned with FOX43 and started working part-time studio crew while still in college. I was heavy into the sports scene in the early years, shooting local high school, college and professional sports, local racing and travelling to shoot stories on Indy car racing, NASCAR, Phillies and Orioles baseball, Penn State and NFL Football, even some Bowl games and Super Bowl XXXV, and helping produce the weekly Sunday Sports Live for a few years.

I switched to the news side almost 10 years ago and currently run the Assignment Desk. I’ve always been into news, and my job is the best fit for me- I’m nosy by nature and I get to boss people around!

It means a lot to me to be plugged in and doing this job where I was raised in Central PA. I graduated from Eastern York High School and York College, and except for my stint in the Army between high school and college, have lived my whole life right here in Pennsylvania Dutch Country. My family has deep roots here.

I enjoy the outdoors and coach baseball and soccer in my (increasingly sparse) free time.

Recent Articles
  • I-83 South near York cleared after accident involving Amazon truck

    Update, 3:15: The scene is cleared, according to authorities. CLEARED: Incident cleared on I-83 southbound between Exit 22 – PA 181/North George St and Exit 19B – PA 462/Market St. — 511PA Harrisburg (@511PAHarrisburg) October 16, 2019 Previously YORK, PA — A crash has closed the southbound lanes of I-83 in York County. The crash happened around 12:30 p.m.  It is located between Exits 21 ( Arsenal Rd and 19b ( Market St). Heavy traffic in the northbound lanes is […]

  • Meth operation busted in Lancaster

    LANCASTER, PA — The Lancaster County Drug Task Force arrested two Reading women they say were transporting meth to Lancaster. Detectives stopped a green Honda Civic on South Ridge Road in Reinholds on Friday, October 4. Detectives found about six ounces of methamphetamine in the Honda, occupied by Lisandra Hance-Ramirez, 48, and Alexia M. Perez, both of Reading. The meth has an estimated street value of about $3,000. Brett Hambright with the Lancaster County District Attorney’s Office said the county […]

  • Deaths of 3 infants at Central PA hospital linked to waterborne bacterial infection

    DANVILLE, Pa. – Officials say a common waterborne bacteria likely caused the deaths of three infants at a neonatal intensive care unit in Pennsylvania. Doctors at the Geisinger Medical Center near Danville said Monday that eight babies in total had been treated for a pseudomonas bacterial infection in the past two months. Seven of them were born before the age of 27 weeks. “Pseudomonas is a very common bacteria,” said Dr. Frank Maffei, chair of pediatrics. “It is present in […]

  • Felony charges for accused TJ Maxx shoplifter

    CARLISLE, PA — A man accused of stealing $58.95 worth of merchandise from a TJ Maxx will face felony charges, That’s because police say John Dee Smith, Jr. is a repeat offender. Carlisle Police were called to 100 Noble Blvd around 6:30 p.m. on October 1. Officers met with loss prevention and store management, who told them Smith had been observed concealing 5 items totaling $58.95 and then leaving the store without paying for any of the items.  Smith was […]

  • Person of interest sought in Motel 6 theft

    CHAMBERSBURG, PA —  Chambersburg Police are seeking a person of interest in a Motel 6 cash grab. Police were called to the Motel 6  located at 1095 Wayne Ave on October 7th 2019 at 2:41 a.m. for a reported theft. Someone took money from the cash register. The person in this photo may have information relevant to an ongoing police investigation.  Investigators say this is a person of interest, but not necessarily a suspect at this time. If you believe […]

  • Illegally shot bear found in York County

    SPRINGETTSBURY TWP., York County, PA. — A dead bear found by residents in Springettsbury Township last week was unlawfully shot, according to the Pennsylvania Game Commission. A viewer told FOX43 the bear was shot early in the morning  on Friday, September 20 along Williams Road. What killed the bear was not immediately obvious to onlookers. The bear was collected by Game Commission officers around later in the morning. Game Commission Communications Director Travis Lau says interviews were conducted and charges […]

  • Lancaster man accused of stealing from Manheim Auto Auction

    MANHEIM TWP., Lancaster County, Pa. — A Lancaster man is accused of stealing from the Manheim Auto Auction. Northern Lancaster County Regional Police filed criminal charges of Theft From a Motor Vehicle against Scott Alan Wilson, 50, of the 1000 block of Croft Drive, Lancaster. Police say plain clothes security personnel watched Wilson remove at least 3 key fobs, valued at $1,100, from cars being offered for sale by the Manheim Auto Auction. Wilson was taken into custody without incident […]

  • Man charged with vandalizing Mennonite Church in Cumberland County

    MIDDLESEX TWP., Cumberland County, PA — A Carlisle man is accused of vandalizing a  church after police say they caught him gluing posters to the church’s walls. Police were called to the Reform Mennonite Church on N Middlesex Road on Friday, September 6. There, they say they found Robert Bear, 90, using glue to post personal manifestos on the exterior church walls. Bear had previously been banned from the property and was not supposed to be there, let alone defacing […]

  • Teacher accused of having sexual contact with student waives prelim, released on bail

    LANCASTER, PA — A Lancaster County teacher accused of having sexual contact with a student was released on unsecured $50,000 bail. That means he doesn’t have to pay for his release unless he missed his next scheduled hearing, which is Friday, September 13 in Lancaster County Court. Timothy M. Sterner, 52, waived his preliminary hearing scheduled for Friday. Sterner, a music teacher at J.P. McCaskey High School who is currently on paid administrative leave, faces 10 felonies and two misdemeanor […]

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