I've been fired

There are 92 comments on the Wilkes Barre, PA Times Leader story from Jul 14, 2006, titled I've been fired. In it, Wilkes Barre, PA Times Leader reports that:

Veteran weatherman Vince Sweeney on Thursday said he was fired from WBRE-TV Tuesday after more than 20 years with the station.

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So True

Nuremberg, PA

#81 Apr 21, 2007
T & A wins in the World, dont you wish you could shake your tail or be a STRIPPER...Us guys work our asses off, women just shake em & make mucho MONEY.
Dave Webb Moosic

Grenloch, NJ

#82 Apr 23, 2007
Wvia is going to hire Vince soon.
Really On Your Side

Meshoppen, PA

#83 Jun 5, 2007
I also forgot, the only reason why they fired Vince is because he "wasn't a true weatherman". I honestly didn't care, before Vince was fired (and after), I would always be chanting, "We want Vince, We want Vince!" Vince was by far the world's best weather person, and I had always looked forward to his weather forecasts, he did the weather FIRST, then "his jokes SECOND, that's what I miss, I got what I needed first, then what I wanted, Vince, the best weathercaster in the world. We now have Pointless Accuweather (or as they call it, "All-Points" Accuweather), which takes 5 minutes to get a 5-day through. Also, now we have the biggest disgrace to the broadcasting industry (Kerry Shahen), who can't report the news, and Dave Kuharchik, some idiot who also takes 5 minutes to give you a 5-day. The only weather from WBRE that I like is the weekend weather, because it isn't "Pennsylvania Morning" or "Pointless Accuweather", it is just "Weather". Did you notice that all of these stupid weather broadcasts that have no point?
jk fowling

Grenloch, NJ

#84 Jun 6, 2007
Vince was a cocky and arragant drunkard. He didn't care a crap for anyone or anything in NEPA. Meet him in person - he's drunk 24/7.
kenley

Fort Worth, TX

#85 Jun 11, 2007
vince said it would be like this!
Tellling it like it is

United States

#86 Jun 11, 2007
This is VERY common you can be the best on earth, look at the downfall of US manufacturing, 6 bucks an hour common in Northeast PA., yet we stop progress, yea the gas is going way down 2.95 who would ever think we would have a nation like our current regeime.

Since: Apr 07

Coaldale, PA

#87 Jun 11, 2007
Degrees do NOT mean quality.

Look at snedeker. He's a "certified" meteorologist, but he's a juvenile ass-clown, embarassing the area every day he's on the air.
Being funny is one thing, but being a pathetic, unfunny, horse's-ass, is quite another (degrees notwithstanding).
Oh, I forgot, he bike rides for charity, and gets more praise and accolades than the frickin soldiers from this area who are putting their goddam lives on the line for this country. Snedeker rides his bike for a few days, and the dopes act like he's Jesus riding triumphantly into Jerusalem on a donkey.

The dopes who line the streets to cheer on this guy, are probably the same dopes who waited in the rain for hours, to get the autographs of the channel 16 on-air personalities at their open house.
Probably the same type of dopes who write about the price of gas being the "current regime's fault".

I can't make up stuff this stupid.
RAY

AOL

#88 Sep 19, 2007
Josh has the personality of a floor board. When he's in public he's arrogant and lacks respect for others. Not to mention his stalking behavior in public.
By the way, he's not a celebrity though he thinks he is when he walks in a restaurant.
RAY

AOL

#89 Sep 19, 2007
Tellling it like it is wrote:
This is VERY common you can be the best on earth, look at the downfall of US manufacturing, 6 bucks an hour common in Northeast PA., yet we stop progress, yea the gas is going way down 2.95 who would ever think we would have a nation like our current regeime.
Exactly
Bushisbad

United States

#90 Sep 24, 2007
really hate Bush , he is the living example of why abortion should be mandatory.
High Definition

United States

#91 Sep 27, 2007
not nice
Fed Up

Weatherly, PA

#93 May 17, 2016
You fire a great straight Vince Sweeney and hire a gay dude Hodell who is as bad as Ryan Lecky. What is your problem. I refuse to watch any local news because of the idiots you hire and the boring news you repeatedly report day after day. Get a grip and learn from the big city people. All you have to report are local accidents, fires, shootings, and robberies. BORING. And you do this day after day. With the political situation you are extremely liberal and support a CROOK like Clinton. Give me a break. You think she can protect this country? Yes, the same way she protected our diplomat and Navy Seals in Benghazi. Get your heads out of your assholes and wake up.

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