Andy Palumbo

Anchor, Reporter

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.

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Recent Articles

  • Children Hurt In School Van Crash

    Posted on: 9:12 am, April 1, 2014, by , updated on: 10:51am, April 1, 2014

    EXETER TOWNSHIP — Three students were hurt Tuesday morning when their van skidded out of control on an ice-covered road...
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  • Dealing With Spring Snow

    Posted on: 12:18 pm, March 31, 2014, by , updated on: 03:03pm, March 31, 2014

    The cleanup continues after our latest blast of wintry weather in spring. And all the snow and ice is being...
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  • Flames Rip Through Home in Lackawanna County

    Posted on: 7:34 am, March 24, 2014, by , updated on: 08:44am, March 24, 2014

    CARBONDALE TOWNSHIP — Firefighters were called to the scene of a fire in Lackawanna County early Monday morning. A family...
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  • Making Up Missed School Days; Longer Days, Weekend Classes

    Posted on: 5:41 am, March 24, 2014, by and , updated on: 05:07am, March 24, 2014

    DUNMORE — The state senate is trying to help school districts make up days, after a colder and snowier than...
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  • Firefighters Battle Massive Fire at Damenti’s Restaurant

    Posted on: 11:28 pm, March 17, 2014, by , updated on: 11:21am, March 18, 2014

    BUTLER TOWNSHIP — Fire leaves a landmark restaurant in ruins. Investigations are looking for the cause of the late night...
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  • Region Readies For VP Visit

    Posted on: 12:36 pm, March 17, 2014, by , updated on: 02:26pm, March 17, 2014

    SCRANTON — Our area is in the political spotlight on this St. Patrick’s Day with visits from both the vice...
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  • Water Main Break in Wilkes-Barre

    Posted on: 4:19 am, March 10, 2014, by , updated on: 06:13am, March 10, 2014

    WILKES-BARRE — Pennsylvania American Water crews have repaired a 12-inch main beneath East Union Street that broke late Sunday night....
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  • Lansford Shooting Victims in Critical Condition

    Posted on: 11:04 am, February 23, 2014, by , and , updated on: 11:02am, February 23, 2014

    LANSFORD — Police said two people are in critical condition after a shooting late Saturday night in Carbon County. Authorities said shots...
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  • Snowy Morning Slows Drivers

    Posted on: 12:18 pm, February 18, 2014, by

    Snow on Tuesday started falling before sunrise, leaving a few inches early. That was followed by a long lull that allowed...
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  • A Snowy Stroudsburg Morning

    Posted on: 12:42 pm, February 3, 2014, by

    STROUDSBURG — The southern and eastern parts of our area are receiving the most snow and that includes downtown Stroudsburg....
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  • UPDATE: Defendants In Old Forge Scandal Set To Be Sentenced

    Posted on: 11:59 am, January 27, 2014, by

    SCRANTON — A former police chief, police captain, and volunteer firefighter, caught up in a sex scandal are due for...
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  • Snow Leads To Crashes, Early Dismissals

    Posted on: 12:21 pm, January 21, 2014, by

    The snow has been coming down for a few hours and it’s starting to accumulate in much of our area,...
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