Inside the New Cross Insurance Center in Bangor


BANGOR - Its been under construction for over a year now, promising to bring thousand of people for all sorts of functions. We're talking about the new Cross Insurance Center right on Main Street.
From blue prints to reality, the new Bangor arena boldly stands over Main Street, changing the landscape of Downtown Bangor for decades to come.
Bathrooms and Concessions stands around every corner.  Bars and Luxury Suites, waiting to be filled by eager fans.
The  red cushioned seats make for a popular change from the old wooden ones at the current arena.  Promising a comfortable and perfect view of any event.
The building also houses a number of conference spaces, as well as a ballroom that can hold hundreds  for any function.   It's truly a space that will bring thousands of people together from all parts of the region.
Officials say the center could open as soon a September.  The old Bangor Arena is scheduled to hold its last event in May.
Andrew Scheinthal

Weekend Anchor/Reporter

Andrew joined the WVII ABC 7 and WFVX FOX 22 News team in June of 2012. Since a young child he always wanted to pursue a career in Broadcast Journalism, and is honored to start his journey in Eastern Maine. He enjoys nothing more than meeting the members of the community and sharing their stories with our viewers.

Raised in Houston, Texas, Andrew graduated from Suffolk University located in Boston, Massachusetts where he majored in Communications. Before moving up to the Pine Tree State, Andrew was a student reporter for The Morning Show on New England Cable News (NECN).

When not in the newsroom, Andrew enjoys volunteering at the Bangor Humane Society. You can see him there at least once a week interacting with many of the dogs. He also enjoys cooking, reading, watching his favorite movies, and going to the gym.

Make sure to say hi when you see him on the streets, and mention Finding Nemo (his favorite movie) if you want some brownie points!

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