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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    Working and Working Out on Labor Day in Scranton

    SCRANTON — Labor Day is the holiday dedicated to the social and economic achievements of the American worker. Still, a lot of people do have to work on Monday. Jerry Michaels might not have the most glamorous job in the world, but he does have one of the most important. “It’s a dirty job, but somebody’s got to do it.” He’s the guy who cleans the portable toilets. On this Labor Day morning, he’s on duty at La Festa Italiana […]

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    LCCC Opens at the Marketplace at Steamtown

    SCRANTON — From Bon Ton to books and biology — downtown Scranton has a new college campus and it’s in the middle of a shopping mall that’s been struggling to find new tenants. With a snip of the ribbon, the Scranton campus of Luzerne County Community College is open for business inside the Marketplace at Steamtown. The president of LCCC said the school wanted to be in Scranton for some time. The college looked at 30 sites before deciding on […]

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    New Students Move In at Marywood

    MARYWOOD UNIVERSITY — Our area’s population increased Monday morning; it’s freshman move-in day at Marywood University. It was organized chaos outside Loughran Hall on the campus of Marywood University with parents, new students, their vehicles, and their gear all in the same place at the same time. This is Nathan Michener’s first time living away from home, a day this Health and Physical Education major from Landsdale looked forward to. “I’m not worried,” said Michener. “I’ve done a lot to […]

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    Kathleen Kane: What Happens Next?

    MONTGOMERY COUNTY — After she was charged with perjury, Attorney General Kathleen Kane lost her law license in September.  First Deputy Bruce Castor has been the man in charge of legal decisions. Tuesday afternoon at 3:30, Castor is scheduled to hold a news conference in Harrisburg for the “operation of the Attorney General’s office.” At this point, we’re not really sure what happens next. Monday night, Kathleen Kane was found guilty of nine counts. The jury agreed with the prosecution’s claim […]

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    Some Local Passengers Stranded by Delta Computer Problems

    PITTSTON TOWNSHIP — Delta expects problems to continue locally after computer problems caused massive delays. The company published a waiver online for customers traveling through Friday. Delta has flights to and from the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport in Luzerne County. It was a frustrating morning for dozens of Delta passengers stuck on the ground because of computer problems hundreds of miles away. It was a morning when you “couldn’t get there from here,”as a Delta jet sat on the tarmac at […]

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    Fight Before Death of Corrections Officer, Inmate at Luzerne County Jail

    WILKES-BARRE — There are still many unanswered questions after the deaths of a corrections officer and an inmate at Luzerne County Jail. The two were killed Monday night.  All the Luzerne County manager will say right now is the corrections officer and inmate died after a brief fight around 6:30 p.m. at the jail. The name of the corrections officer has not been released, but we do know the identity of the dead inmate. Timothy Gilliam, 27, listed as homeless and […]

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    Meeting Planned to Discuss Landfill Expansion

    THROOP — A meeting will be held Monday evening at Mid Valley High School in Throop. The Department of Environmental Protection wants to hear what the public has to say about the expansion of the Keystone Landfill. The public input session will begin at 6 p.m. and run until 9:30. The Keystone Landfill straddles Throop and Dunmore. Back in March of 2014, Keystone applied for an expansion that would lengthen the life of the landfill by more than forty years. […]

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    Two Die in Schuylkill County Crash

    SAINT CLAIR — Two people died Tuesday morning after a crash on Route 61 in Schuylkill County. Police in Saint Clair are looking for what led up to the crash along Route 61, just outside of Pottsville. According to police, a car and an SUV collided on Route 61. The impact killed two.  A man died at the scene and a woman died at a hospital. It happened around 8:30 a.m. on Route 61 in Saint Clair at the intersection with […]

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    Unsigned State Budget Goes into Effect

    HARRISBURG — It may be two weeks late, but Pennsylvania has a new budget. The spending plan kicked in at midnight, but there is still work left to do on the $31 billion dollar spending plan. Governor Wolf allowed the budget to go into effect at midnight, even though he didn’t sign it.  The governor has concerns about where the money to run the state will come from. The state is banking on additional revenue from expanded gambling, a higher […]

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    Violent Weekend in the Hazleton Area

    HAZLETON — The coroner has identified the victim killed in one of the weekend shootings in Luzerne County. Gregory Newton, 29, of Hazle Township died of multiple gunshots and his death has been ruled a homicide by the coroner’s office. From Saturday night to Sunday night, the bullets were flying in the Hazleton area. According to the police chief in Hazleton, shots were fired at First and Seybert, followed by a three vehicle crash, on East Diamond Avenue.  An autopsy […]

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    Independence Day Morning in Lackawanna County

    SCRANTON — People throughout our area are celebrating America’s 240th birthday in a variety of ways. Independence Day got off to a quiet start at Lackawanna State Park.  It’s what Melissa McAloon , her fiancé Matthew Dougherty, and their dogs Cano and Jax wanted.  They came from their home in Dingmans Ferry for a little fishing, and a lot of nature. “It’s gorgeous, nice and quiet basically,” said McAloon. “Hear the birds chirping, all the animals outside, it’s really nice, […]

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    Race Car Driver Injured at Selinsgrove Speedway

    SNYDER COUNTY — The holiday weekend, marred by a fiery crash Sunday night at a track in Snyder County. According to staff at Selinsgrove Speedway in Snyder County, Jake Waters flipped his sprint car on lap four of a race Sunday night. The car caught fire and was burned.  An emergency responder and another driver were also injured trying to get Waters out of the wreckage. According to a tweet from the speedway, Waters was talking and conscious when he was […]