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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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    Taking Care Of Children While Search Goes On

    PRICE TOWNSHIP — It’s another day back in the woods at the Monroe Pike County line looking for the man cops say killed one trooper and hurt another. It’s day 18 in the pursuit of Eric Frein. The search Tuesday centered on Snow Hill Road in Price Township, near Canadensis. There are still police cars everywhere: on the road, alongside the road, in clearings. There are also other vehicles on the roads in this part of Monroe County:   school buses. […]

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    Two Schools Closed By Manhunt Reopen

    CRESCO — Eric Frein has not been caught as we enter the third week of the search for the suspected trooper killer. State police remain in Monroe County but some school districts that have been shut down since the beginning of the search returned to business as usual on Monday. Msgr. McHugh Elementary in Cresco closed when the search for accused cop killer Eric Frein moved into this area. This is the first day of class here in more than […]

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    Pocono Mountain Students Return To Class

    BARRETT TOWNSHIP — As the search for the man suspected of killing a state trooper continues, students in a school district in the search area returned to classes. Students missed three days of classes last week, and one this week but after consulting with police, administrators in the Pocono Mountain School District decided schools should reopen on Tuesday. Pocono Mountain covers Barrett Township, the same area around Canadensis where police are searching for Eric Frein, the man who allegedly shot […]

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    Wallenpaupack Area Students Return to School

    PIKE COUNTY — For the first time in almost a week, students in the Wallenpaupack Area School District were in class Monday. Buses and students returned to Wallenpaupack Area High School in Pike County, not far from where one state trooper was shot to death on September 12 and another was seriously wounded. The district was closed for several days last week while police searched for accused killer Eric Frein. On Monday, the school district re-opened. Tyler Dodd came to […]

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    Two People Found Dead Inside Hazleton Home

    HAZLETON — Police and the Luzerne County coroner’s office are trying to learn what led to an apparent murder-suicide.  Two bodies were discovered Sunday night in a home on Penn Court. Police were called just after 8 p.m. Sunday, after a report of a couple found “unresponsive.” Officers found a man and a woman dead. Neighbors say this is where Wayne and Michelle Volciak lived, and the county coroner says this where they died. Jessica Smith was their neighbor for […]

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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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