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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    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 […]

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    Police ID Man, Woman Killed After Shooting in Williamsport

    WILLIAMSPORT — Police in Williamsport are investigating a shooting in the city that left two people dead. Police identified the victims as Kristine Kibler, 50, and her 25-year-old son, Shane Wright. Police were called to a home in the 600 block of Poplar Street just before 10 p.m. on Monday. Wright was found dead inside. Kibler died a short time later at Williamsport Hospital. Police have not said what led to the gunfire. According to the Williamsport Sun-Gazette, police were […]

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    Harrison Avenue Bridge Closed for Work on New Span

    SCRANTON — There was some slow-moving traffic in parts of Scranton Monday because one of the major links between the Hill section and south Scranton is closed. Cars were lined up at the intersection of Moosic Street and Harrison Avenue in Scranton. Traffic can’t turn onto Harrison Avenue because the Harrison Avenue Bridge is closed. The old bridge will be closed until 6 p.m. It’s so a construction crew can set beams for the new Harrison Avenue bridge. The new […]

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    Deadly Shooting at Sherman Hills Apartment Complex

    WILKES-BARRE — Police cars with lights flashing surrounded Sherman Hills, along Parkview Circle in Wilkes-Barre. Police say a man was shot in the torso just after 8 p.m. Sunday. He died at the scene. The killer is still on the loose. The coroner identified the victim as Victor Grandy, 32, of Rockaway, New York. Arthur Nolan lives there and heard it happen. “I knew it was gunshots. You can always tell. You can always tell the kind of bang it […]

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    Trump to Stump near Wilkes-Barre

    WILKES-BARRE TOWNSHIP — Fresh off the debate and the latest controversy, Donald Trump is coming to our area Monday evening. So far, there are two public events on the Trump agenda. The first is Monday afternoon just outside of Pittsburgh. The second at the arena in Wilkes-Barre Township. Trump has been in Wilkes-Barre area before. Back in April, the night before the Pennsylvania primary, Trump spoke before a capacity crowd. Since the latest Trump controversy, Trump is losing support even […]

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    Split Sessions Underway at Wyoming Valley West

    PLYMOUTH  — Wyoming Valley West High School is now the middle school as well. Students at Wyoming Valley West Middle School are sharing the building because their classrooms were declared off limits last week. Split sessions got underway Monday morning. High schoolers use the building in the morning, and in the afternoon, it belongs to the middle schoolers. Students we spoke with didn’t like starting classes extra early, but they also realized the school district was short on options. The […]

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    UPDATE: Repairs Finished to Water Main in West Pittston

    UPDATE — A broken water main is all patched up in Luzerne County. Pennsylvania American Water says repairs to the big pipe under Linden and Luzerne streets in West Pittston are finished after it broke Monday afternoon. The company is now getting the taps flowing again to the two dozens homes and businesses that were affected by the break in Luzerne County. WEST PITTSTON – Repairs are continuing on a water main break in West Pittston. A sewer line crew broke through […]

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    Cycling for Livestrong at the YMCA

    DUNMORE — The Greater Scranton YMCA hosted a biking marathon in Lackawanna County on Monday. An employee of the YMCA in Dunmore had a goal: riding a stationary bike for 10 hours. Colin Getts began riding the stationary bicycle at 6:30 a.m., moving toward his goal of helping cancer patients and survivors. Getts is the sports and wellness coordinator at the Greater Scranton YMCA. He’s pedaling for 10 hours to raise money for the YMCA’s Livestrong program. “Most people are […]

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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 […]