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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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  • Orwigsburg Memorial Day Ceremony Remembers Fallen Soldiers

    ORWIGSBURG —  A woman who knows the meaning of sacrifice was the guest speaker at an observance in Schuylkill County. The annual Memorial Day Parade through Orwigsburg was different from ones in the past. This was the first Memorial Day since Orwigsburg native, Captain Jason Jones, was killed.  He died in Afghanistan in June of last year, killed by small arms fire, according to the Army. Parade organizers invited Captain Jones’ mother, Suzy, to be the guest of honor in […]

  • Controversial Republican Race for District Attorney in Pike County

      A race in Pike County will determine the republican nomination for district attorney. Whoever wins the race in Pike County could prosecute accused cop killer Eric Frein. His name and face were on television every day last fall. Eric Frein. The man allegedly fatally shot one state trooper outside the Blooming Grove Barracks , and wounded a second in September. He was captured after a month-and-a-half manhunt. Frein was back in the media three weeks ago in the form […]

  • Four Seek Democratic Nomination for Wilkes-Barre Mayor

    WILKES-BARRE — Current mayor of Wilkes-Barre, Tom Leighton, has decided against seeking a fourth term. There are four on the ballot for the democratic nomination. Tony George, a council member, is no stranger to politics and city government. George worked up the ladder in the police department and retired as chief 11 years ago. Darlene Duggins-Magadalinski also wants to be the next mayor. A native of Newark, New Jersey, she moved to Wilkes-Barre 11 years ago. Duggins-Magadalinski is a senior […]

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    Police Investigating Shooting in Williamsport

    WILLIAMSPORT — Police in Williamsport said a man was shot and killed late Monday night. Officers were called to Anthony Street in the city just before 11 p.m. for reports of shots fired. Police found a man suffering from multiple gunshot wounds at the scene. The man was taken to Williamsport Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. The victim was identified as Jamil Bryant, 21, of Williamsport. Since the beginning of this year, there have been seven shooting incidents in […]

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    Crews Battle Church Fire in Selinsgrove

    SELINSGROVE — Fire caused major damage at a church in Selinsgrove and yet its members gather Tuesday morning to give thanks. Members of the Christ United Methodist Church vow to continue services after a fire last night badly damaged their place of worship in Selinsgrove. Some of the church members gathered Tuesday morning in the parking lot. The group stood in a circle, held hands, prayed and sang songs. They thanked firefighters and said they are happy no one was […]

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    Pocono Teacher Featured on ‘Live with Kelly and Michael’

    NEW YORK CITY — There was a familiar face and a touching story Monday morning on Live with Kelly and Michael on WNEP-TV. One of the show’s Top Teacher finalists is from our area, and she was in the spotlight Monday. The country now knows what people around here have realized for quite a while: Lori Killino does great work. Killino is a special education teacher at Clear Run Intermediate in the Pocono Mountain School District. In a profile that […]

  • Officials Answer Landfill Questions

    THROOP — Anyone who wants to learn more about the proposed plan to expand a landfill has a chance Monday. The Keystone Landfill in Dunmore wants to expand because it says it’s running out of room for more trash. It’s called an open house at the Throop Civic Center. Several organizations including the Department of Health and the Department of Environmental Protection are there to answer questions about Keystone’s proposed expansion. Stations are set up around the gymnasium. Tables staffed […]

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    Traffic Alert: Two Weeks of Road Work in Scranton

    SCRANTON — There is a traffic alert for drivers in Scranton over the next two weeks. North Keyser Avenue is getting new pavement, but there will be those traffic delays until the work is done. Crews started at 7 a.m. Monday and right away, traffic was restricted. Cars and trucks backed up, and people worry what the next two weeks will bring. Cars and trucks were backed up on north Keyser Avenue in Scranton and this grinding operation is why […]

  • Violence Strikes Again in Wilkes-Barre

    WILKES-BARRE — In less than a week, seven people have been shot in Wilkes-Barre. A man was wounded at an apartment building early Monday morning. Police in Wilkes-Barre say one man was was hit by gunfire around 1:30 a.m. Monday outside Boulevard Townhomes, in the 200 block of South Welles Street. Police will not give the victim’s name, what started the incident, or if they have any suspects. At the scene, officials only said they believed the injury was not life-threatening. […]

  • Flames Gut Home of Animal Rights Activist

    CLARKS SUMMIT — A local animal rights activist vows to carry on her work just hours after flames destroyed her home in Lackawanna County and everything in it. Lisa Walker lived there. She’s been in the news in recent years. When you see those protests for animal rights outside circuses, Walker is usually the one leading the way. Walker says she’s collected information for years on allegations of animal abuse at circuses documents, photographs, and it all went up in […]

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    Police Investigate Shooting at Sherman Hills

    WILKES-BARRE —  Police are investigating a shooting at the Sherman Hills housing complex in Wilkes-Barre. Wilkes-Barre Police Chief Robert Hughes said one person was shot and was taken to the hospital. There is no word on the extent of that person’s injuries. According to police, an arrest warrant has been issued  for Brian Hayes, 23, of Wilkes-Barre. The charges listed on the warrant include attempted homicide and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. Police believe Hayes is the one who shot Brandon Eubanks during a […]

  • Mobile Meth Lab Discovered in Susquehanna County

    LENOX TOWNSHIP — State police in Susquehanna County are investigating the discovery of what they believe to be a mobile meth lab. Troopers tell Newswatch 16 it started around 9 p.m. Sunday night in the parking lot of a gas station and mini mart along Route 374, just off Interstate 81. Three people were taken into custody, and a fourth was taken to a hospital after a backpack filled with materials for making methamphetamine turned up in a mini-mart parking […]

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