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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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    Back To School At Pittston Area

    PITTSTON — It’s the day some students dreaded and their parents eagerly anticipated: some schools across our area opened Monday morning. It was a scene repeated over and over again as buses pulled up to Pittston Area Middle School. Inside, the main task was getting students where they needed to be, checking names, classroom assignments, and directions. Stephen Fath is entering sixth grade. “I like science and social studies and social, like what happened during the 1700s.” Stephen got where […]

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    Speed Limits Up On Some Area Highways

    You can now drive 70 miles per hour on parts of Interstates 80 and 380 and get away with it. The speed limit there went up Monday morning. The Pennsylvania Turnpike is also involved in this.  A 100-mile stretch in the western part of the state was converted to 70 miles per hour late last month. It really is a sign of the times: a contractor hired by PennDOT took down the 65 mile per hour speed limit signs along […]

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    Row Homes Ripped By Flames In East Stroudsburg

    EAST STROUDSBURG –Fire tore through row homes in East Stroudsburg early Tuesday, driving nearly two dozen residents out. Firefighters in Monroe County believe Tuesday morning’s flames were sparked by a man who fell asleep with a lit cigarette. Because of that, 22 people no longer have a home. The fire chief in East Stroudsburg believes a resident fell asleep while smoking in bad, and that’s what sent nearly two dozen people out into the night. Firefighters faced a double block […]

  • UPDATE: Missing Man Found After Search

    EATON TOWNSHIP — A man missing for more than 24 hours in Wyoming County was found following a search by rescue teams and volunteers A small army was in the woods, just across the river from Tunkhannock, in Eaton Township looking for Ken Lewis, 83, who has Alzheimer’s disease and hearing problems. Searchers found Lewis shortly after the search resumed at 10:30 a.m. According to state police, Lewis left his home on Cabin Road in Eaton Township late Monday afternoon […]

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    More Suspects Charged In Interstate Rock Case

    MIFFLINBURG — Two more teenagers were charged Monday in a rock-throwing incident in Union County that left a woman from Ohio critically injured. 17-year-old Tyler Porter walked out of district court in Mifflinburg, surrounded by his family, after turning himself in for his role in the rock throwing incident on an interstate 80 overpass. Porter and two other teens, Brett Lahr and Dylan Lahr face a long list of charges including aggravated assault. Another teen was charged as a juvenile and […]

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    New Owners For Mall At Steamtown

    SCRANTON — The mall at the center of downtown Scranton was sold to its mortgage holder in a sheriff’s sale, an uncertain step forward for the Mall at Steamtown which went into foreclosure earlier this year. Al Boscov, who was one of the primary owners of the Mall at Steamtown until Tuesday morning, told us it took $90 million to build this more than 20 years ago. The mortgage holder took over the mortgage for the amount Boscov and the […]

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    More Storm Damage Hits Susquehanna County

    JACKSON TOWNSHIP — Hundreds of homes and business in our area still have no electricity after more strong thunderstorms moved through on Sunday. Hard hit areas include the Poconos and parts of Susquehanna County. The severe storms hit Jackson Township, east of New Milford on Sunday afternoon. A trampoline was picked up and tossed several yards, landing on top of a shed. Cathy Chamberlain calls it the worst storm she’s seen in her three decades in this part of Susquehanna […]

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    Charges Coming In Monroe County Death?

    TUNKHANNOCK TOWNSHIP — There are reports of “imminent arrests” in the death of a college student in the Poconos. It happened in December of 2013, and ABC News says as many as 30 people could be charged.   ABC News says this was a hazing incident that got horribly out of hand, and several young people could be hit with criminal charges, including homicide. Chun Michael Deng was pledging to the Pi Delta Psi fraternity at New York City’s Baruch College. […]

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    Dickson City Water Main Break

    A water main broke in a busy commercial district Saturday morning.

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    Lack Of State Budget Worries Campers

    KINGSTON TOWNSHIP — Tuesday marks the start of the fiscal year but the state’s new budget is sitting on the governor’s desk. The 2014-2015 spending plan passed the state house and state senate Monday, but Governor Corbett says he won’t sign because the new budget does not call for pension contribution relief from state workers and lawmakers. There’s also no tax on natural gas drillers and the state still controls liquor stores. If the governor refuses to sign, the budget […]

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    Court Sides With Hobby Lobby In Contraception Case

    DICKSON CITY — The Supreme Court ruled Monday that closely held companies cannot be required to pay to cover some types of contraceptives for their employees, in a set-back for Obamacare, and a victory for a company that says it’s guided by “biblical principles.” The Supreme Court decision touches on issues, including birth control, religious freedom, and Obamacare. The case centered on whether a private company, Hobby Lobby, which has a store in our area has to provide contraception for […]

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    Job Fair For New Store Underway

    WILKES-BARRE TOWNSHIP — A new clothing store opens in Wilkes-Barre next month and the company put out the “help wanted” sign Monday morning. People started showing up outside the Hilton Garden Inn in Wilkes-Barre Township more than an hour before the job fair started. These people are hoping to work at Gabe’s, a clothing store moving in to an empty building, in the East End Center, in Wilkes-Barre Township. Darlene York of Wilkes-Barre was one of the people hoping to […]

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