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.

Check out Andy’s Blog: http://andypalumbo.blogspot.com/


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    World Series Champion Cubs Heading to White House

    Spring training for major league baseball teams begins next month, but the Chicago Cubs and their manager from Hazleton are still celebrating last year’s world championship. The Chicago Cubs are scheduled to be at the White House on Monday to meet with President Obama. On Sunday night, the cubs began the first leg of their trip. The Cubs boarded buses outside Wrigley Field in Chicago. Players and team officials, including Manager Joe Maddon, were on board. Maddon’s the Hazleton native […]

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    Funeral Arrangements Made for Fallen Trooper

    A state trooper killed in the line of duty will be laid to rest later this week. Governor Wolf is scheduled to visit the state police barracks at Huntingdon on Monday┬áto talk with those who served alongside Trooper Landon Weaver as state police still look into what led to the trooper’s death. There was a processional for Trooper Weaver through central Pennsylvania on Saturday. The 23-year-old was shot to death Friday night, south of State College. According to state police, […]

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    After Christmas Trash Load

    SCRANTON —┬áBusiness is picking up for trash collectors all across our area. The days after Christmas are traditionally the heaviest of the year. After the gifts are unwrapped and the boxes are opened, after the parties and the dinners, the remnants wind up on the curb and it’s the job of the Scranton Public Works Department to take it all away. The days after Christmas are the most difficult of the year. “It’s a little heavier from all the presents […]

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    Penn State Football Team Heads to California

    Penn State players, coaches, and staff took buses from State College and headed south to Harrisburg International Airport on Monday. From there, it was a long jet flight to southern California. It will be a few days of practice before Penn State plays Southern California in the January 2nd Rose Bowl. There will be time for fun. Penn State linebacker Jason Cabinda has his credit card ready to do a little shopping. He said, “I forgot the name of the […]

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    The Nintendo Quest at Best Buy near Wilkes-Barre

    WILKES-BARRE TOWNSHIP — It was a disappointing morning of Christmas shopping for a lot of people in Luzerne County. They hoped to get their hands on one of this season’s hottest items but walked away with nothing but bad feelings. A lot of it comes down to this: first come, first served has different meanings to different people, and first come at some Best Buy stores applies to the first customers in line — not the first ones in the […]

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    Students Back in Class in Dallas

    DALLAS TOWNSHIP — The five-week strike by teachers in the Dallas School District came to an end Monday morning but there is still no new contract in that district in Luzerne County. Students returned to class for the first time since the middle of November. Teachers had been working under terms of their old contract for a year and a half. Things changed November 14 when the teachers went on strike. Nearly 3,000 students had to find something else to […]

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    Wintry Mix in Wyoming County

    TUNKHANNOCK — The plow and salt trucks were out early and often on East Tioga Street in Tunkhannock. The road was just wet long before the sun came up Monday morning. Dawn Ball was out too, snow shovel in hand. “It’s wet, sloppy snow,” Ball said. “It’s heavy to shovel but other than that, it’s fine.” Ball said weekday snow presents a challenge. She has to get the sidewalks clear before downtown businesses welcome their first customers. Matt Van Artsdalen […]

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    Slushy December Morning

    SOUTH ABINGTON TOWNSHIP — Your ride to work or school might have been a bit more complicated Monday morning after an early morning storm dumped a few inches of snow on parts of our area. A lot of people in our area woke up to this a few inches of slushy, wet snow. A few plow and salt truck passed on Northern Boulevard near Clarks Summit to clear the road. It was up to Matt Williams to clear a mini […]

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    Businessman Gives Back at Thanksgiving

    SCRANTON — Dozens of families in Scranton will have a happy Thanksgiving because a businessman is repaying the kindness he received in his adopted hometown. Box after box is stacked up at the Youth for Christ center on Jackson Street in Scranton — 120 boxes in all. In each box is a turkey and all the sides meant for families in need at Thanksgiving. Sarah Van Buren of Scranton is one of the recipients. “So, if you didn’t have this, […]

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    Wyoming Valley West Middle School Back Open after Mold Cleanup

    KINGSTON — Wyoming Valley West Middle School is back open in Luzerne County. The students from the school are back in the building where they started the school year back in August. Mold was discovered there just after the new school year began and now, the school district now says this building is safe. The mold was found in the basement and in some classrooms. The district closed the building for weeks of cleanup. It’s been nearly two months since […]

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    Heavy Voter Turnout in Lackawanna County

    MOOSIC — The voting polls opened at 7 a.m. on Tuesday and in one part of Lackawanna County, it has been a steady flow in and out all day long. People streamed into the Greenwood Hose Company along Birney Avenue in Moosic at 7 a.m. Tuesday. The line started forming more than a half hour before the polls opened. It was nonstop activity, and it didn’t take long for the numbers to pile up. Robert Scotti of Moosic was voter […]

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    Waiting For Trump at Lackawanna College in Scranton

    SCRANTON — After months of waiting, it is now just a matter of hours before voters head to the polls to pick a new president. The candidates are making the most of those final hours, trying to woo voters in several swing states, especially Pennsylvania. A rally is scheduled for late Monday afternoon in Scranton. The doors of the Lackawanna College Student Union building on Jefferson Avenue don’t open until 2:30 p.m., but we found people waiting in line just […]