Andy Palumbo

Anchor, Reporter

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

  • Pothole Causes Traffic Problems on I-81

    Posted on: 8:04 am, January 13, 2014, by and , updated on: 08:39am, January 13, 2014

    UPDATE 1/14 — Road crews are reporting the hole is patched.  Both lanes on Interstate 81 north near Pittston are...
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  • Inauguration Day for Scranton Mayor

    Posted on: 1:31 pm, January 6, 2014, by and

    SCRANTON — It was a day that was months in the making in Scranton. Our area’s largest city has a...
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  • Traveling To Celebrate The New Year

    Posted on: 11:21 am, December 31, 2013, by

    NUANGOLA — They are racing the clock; a lot of people are on the road and in the air, hoping...
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    holiday travel
  • Fire Claims Family’s Home, Dog on the Day Before Christmas

    Posted on: 6:53 am, December 24, 2013, by , updated on: 11:03am, December 24, 2013

    SWEET VALLEY — A family’s dog was killed in a destructive fire early Christmas Eve morning in Luzerne County. The...
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  • ESU’s Snowy Finals Week

    Posted on: 1:37 pm, December 10, 2013, by

    EAST STROUDSBURG — A snowy day might make a long week even longer for some young people in Monroe County....
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  • Wintry Mix Makes For Tricky Morning

    Posted on: 2:44 pm, December 9, 2013, by

    MOUNTAIN TOP — Some roads turned into skating rinks Monday morning, making for a tricky early morning commute. PennDOT salt...
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  • Nurses Picket Wilkes-Barre General Hospital

    Posted on: 11:41 am, December 3, 2013, by and

    WILKES-BARRE — Some unionized nurses walked off the job Tuesday morning after their old contract at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital ran...
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    wb nurse strike
  • Hunters Successful In Deer Season Debut

    Posted on: 12:25 pm, December 2, 2013, by

    HAMLIN — It’s the biggest day of the Pennsylvania hunting calendar. Rifle deer season began Monday morning. The Pennsylvania Game...
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  • Operation Christmas Child

    Posted on: 3:26 pm, November 25, 2013, by

    MOOSIC — People in our area are trying to make sure children around the world have a Merry Christmas. Thousands...
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    operation xmas
  • Slippery Start To The Morning

    Posted on: 11:32 am, November 12, 2013, by

    LACKAWANNA COUNTY — On this wintry morning, some roads got slick, and many school districts closed, or delayed the start...
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  • Mayoral Candidates Vote In Scranton

    Posted on: 4:09 pm, November 5, 2013, by

    SCRANTON — Voters across our area are going to the polls on this general election day.  One of the biggest...
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  • Closing Arguments In Old Forge Sex Abuse Trial

    Posted on: 11:11 am, October 22, 2013, by

    SCRANTON — The trial of the Old Forge police chief will soon be in the hands of the jury. Larry...
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