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.

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Recent Articles
  • Parking Policy Changes at The Marketplace at Steamtown

    SCRANTON, P.a. — A change in procedure is coming for people who use the Marketplace at Steamtown in downtown Scranton. Management is trying to cut down on people who take unfair advantage of free parking. The mall owner and the company hired to run the parking garage have the goal of cracking down on people who park for free in the garage but don’t use the marketplace. The new policy is set to take effect Monday, March 26. The sign that […]

  • Another Nor’easter Brings Snow-Covered Roads in Wayne County

    HONESDALE, Pa. — People in part of our area woke up to snow-covered roads Tuesday morning in Wayne County. The Honesdale area woke up to a few inches of sloppy snow Tuesday morning. In this snowy winter, dealing with the morning mess is really nothing new for Cole McConnell. “It wasn’t so bad. I live right on Terrace Street, so far, it hasn’t been bad,” McConnell said. But McConnell works several miles away in Preston. He left early for work […]

  • Back to School After Nor’Easter in the Poconos

    STROUDSBURG, Pa. — It’s a sign of things returning to normal in the Poconos– open schools. With most of the damage from the March 2 nor’easter repaired, some students in Monroe County are spending their first day in school in more than one week. A morning announcement over the public-address system summed it up. It is time to get back to normal. Classes in the Stroudsburg Area School District were canceled for more than one week. The nor’easter dumped heavy snow […]

  • Deadly Shooting Leads to Standoff in Shamokin

    SHAMOKIN — A deadly shooting led to a standoff overnight in Northumberland County. Now the suspect is in the hospital. A woman was shot and killed late Monday night in Shamokin. Her suspected killer was shot by police after an hours-long standoff and he was holding a hostage during that standoff. Police were on West Sunbury Street for hours Tuesday morning, trying to get Jose Colon, 41, to come out of his apartment. Information from search warrants Tuesday morning in this […]

  • 9 Displaced by Arson in Scranton

    SCRANTON — A fire that damaged an apartment building Monday morning in Scranton is arson, according to city fire inspectors. The fire broke out at the place on Willow Street just before 3 a.m. on Monday. Octavio Collado doesn’t live there, but he’s owned the building for the past five years. “One of my tenants, they called me up. It was about three o’clock in the morning and I heard the screaming in the background and the yelling,” Collado recalled. […]

  • Governor Proposes Commonwealth Budget

    HARRISBURG — Governor Tom Wolf proposed his spending plan for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Tuesday in Harrisburg. It’s an election year, and Governor Wolf challenged lawmakers to make many of his campaign promises budget priorities this year. His speech at the state Capitol Tuesday called for a minimum wage hike, more money for education and job training, as well as a severance tax on the natural gas industry. There were big cheers for the governor when he started his budget […]

  • Snowy Morning in Monroe County

    MOUNT POCONO — Snow covered roads made things slippery for drivers in Monroe County Sunday night, but it was all over Monday morning Newswatch 16’s Andy Palumbo was in Mount Pocono with the cleanup efforts. Some schools are even getting a late start Monday due to Sunday’s winter weather. For the latest traffic conditions, click here. Head here for the full Stormtracker 16 forecast.

  • Building in Downtown Stroudsburg Burns

    A building in downtown Stroudsburg burned Saturday night.

  • Tax Return Season Begins

    SCRANTON — Let the number crunching begin — Monday is the first day the Internal Revenue Service will begin accepting 2017 returns. The federal government started the clock running by making this the first day it will accept returns. Marie LeRose retired from her nurse’s aide job four years ago. she was always one of those early filers. “Get up, work, get it over with and be done for the day,” LeRose said. That is the common thread. Joe Mihalka […]

  • Massive Flames at Business in Bradford County

    WYSOX TOWNSHIP — Firefighters dealt with massive flames at a business in Bradford County. According to officials, the fire started just before 9 p.m. Friday night at Endless Supply Co. in Wysox Township.  The business sells livestock and pet supplies.  There were animals in the building.   An assistant fire chief believes all the animals in the building died.  He did not have a number. Multiple tankers and fire companies were called in to fight the flames.  The assistant chief adds […]

  • Flames Destroy Restaurant in Montrose

    Flames destroyed a well known Pizza restaurant in Susquehanna County.

  • The Frigid Temperatures Are Not Stopping New Year’s Eve Celebrations in Pottsville

    POTTSVILLE — Though many counties have canceled New Year’s Eve Celebrations due to the cold, Pottsville was an exception. A crowd was slow to gather in Garfield Square.  After all, it was brutally cold and windy. Some changes have been made due to the frigid temperatures. The DJ normally plays for a few hours but will only be out for about 45 minutes before they raise the beer bottle. Eventually, spectators did show up. The attraction, sending a big Yuengling […]