Ally was born in Philadelphia and grew up in New Jersey right outside the city. She attended Temple University and graduated with a degree in Media Studies and Production from the School of Media and Communication. During her time at Temple, Ally interned at Fox 29 in Philadelphia in the Special Projects department and at CBS 3 in Philadelphia in the weather department. In her final year at Temple, Ally began taking classes online at Mississippi State University for her certificate in Meteorology.

Ally began her career in Panama City Beach, Florida at NewsChannel 7 where she was the weekend weather anchor and reporter during the week. She was in Florida for about a year before she got an offer from her dream station, WNEP!

Ally first started watching Newswatch 16 in 2011 when she met her college roommates at Temple. From Dunmore and Scranton, her roommates often brought Ally to their homes on the weekends. Ally is so excited to be back in the Northeast and much closer to home.

Ally is a big fan of the Phillies, and of course the Temple Owls. In her spare time, she likes spending time with her family, working out, and traveling.


Recent Articles
  • U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions Coming to Scranton to Talk Immigration, Law Enforcement

    SCRANTON, Pa. — U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is coming to Scranton. According to the U.S. Department of Justice, Attorney General Jeff Sessions will be in Scranton on Friday at 11:15 a.m. to deliver remarks on law enforcement and immigration at Lackawanna College. It’s still unclear if this event will be open to the public. “We’ve certainly had presidents, quite frequently, during campaign visits. I can’t remember during my time having the Attorney General of the United States here,” said […]

  • Power Outage in Scranton

    Several businesses on Meadow Ave in Scranton are without power this morning, including Gerrity’s and Dollar Tree. PPL tells us it was a trip breaker or blown fuse. Power should be back by 1pm @WNEP pic.twitter.com/00wILcI7jH — Alexandra Gallo (@ally_gallo) June 13, 2018 SCRANTON, Pa. — Power problems had several businesses in Scranton in the dark on Wednesday morning. The outage happened along Meadow Avenue between River Street and Moosic Street affecting a number of businesses including Gerrity’s and Dollar […]

  • Fire Damages Apartment Building in Lackawanna County

    COVINGTON TOWNSHIP, Pa. — A fire at an apartment building is under investigation in Lackawanna County. A neighbor says he noticed smoke coming from the place on Route 307 in Covington Township around 1 a.m. on Tuesday. Zachary Johnson was the right person in the right place at the right time when the fire started. “A little jittery I guess because it’s the last thing you expect at one o’clock in the morning. I didn’t even think at that point. […]

  • Ready for Scranton Swimming Season

    SCRANTON, Pa. — The Scranton School District’s last day for students is this Friday and that means it’s time for the city’s pools to be open for the season. The pool at Nay Aug Park is just about ready, and it’s looking good. It will be the first of the five city pools to open this summer. That happens this weekend, on Saturday at noon. On a day like this, some wished that day came a bit sooner. It’s already […]

  • Comcast Business Phone Lines Out of Service

    Some businesses in Lackawanna County experienced phone issues on Wednesday. It turns out a nationwide Comcast phone line outage affected thousands of businesses. Comcast phone service issues started being reported Wednesday morning, and by the afternoon, it was a full-fledged problem for businesses across the country and right here in northeastern and central Pennsylvania. We are aware that there is an issue with our Comcast Business Voice service and we apologize for the inconvenience. We appreciate our customers’ patience as […]

  • Improvements, Security Upgrades Coming to Blakely Park

    BLAKELY, Pa. — The Blakely Borough Recreation Complex is home to playgrounds, baseball fields, tennis courts, walking paths, and so much more. From one end to other, it’s more than a half a mile long. Now, the park is getting new surveillance cameras, and that’s just the beginning of the project that will improve the park’s safety and appearance. Not all change is always welcome, but the improvements that are coming to the Blakely Borough Recreation Complex certainly are. “Absolutely, […]

  • Neighbors Gather to Watch, Remember as Harrison Avenue Bridge Comes Down

    SCRANTON, Pa. — At the end of a project that began four years ago in 2014, the last piece of the old Harrison Avenue Bridge was taken down Tuesday morning as neighbors gathered to watch and remember. There was a 20-second warning siren, then a countdown from 10, and in a flash, the old Harrison Avenue bridge in Scranton was gone. “It was really cool to see!” “Amazing!” The old Harrison Ave bridge is gone! @WNEP pic.twitter.com/2nBmE73GQu — Alexandra Gallo […]

  • Driver Sent to Prison for Wreck that Killed Bicyclist in Scranton

    SCRANTON, Pa. — The man who admitted to being high when he hit and killed a bicyclist in 2016 in Scranton learned his fate Monday. Thomas Gill of Scranton was very emotional during the sentencing Monday afternoon but so were the friends and family members of Michael Harmer, the man who died. “I feel there’s a little closure, but justice? How do you put the word justice on a loss of life?” asked the victim’s father Joseph Keller. Thomas Gill […]

  • Dozens of Car Windows Smashed in Scranton Vandalism Spree

    SCRANTON, Pa. — Dozens of car windows in Scranton were smashed early Sunday morning, but nothing was stolen from any of them. Police say the vandal or vandals are believed to be connected to nearly 50 reports that span across west and north Scranton. Some neighbors woke up in the middle of the night because they heard gunshots. Others woke up Sunday morning to find smashed windows. “The first thing me and my boyfriend talked about yesterday. I looked at […]

  • Summer-like Weather for the Unofficial Start to Summer

    NORTH ABINGTON TOWNSHIP, Pa. — The unofficial start to summer brought families and friends to Lackawanna State Park on Memorial Day. Grills were going, food was cooking and some gatherings were as big as nearly 30 family members and four generations. “We get to see everybody. We all work, so it’s good that everybody is off today and we can enjoy each other’s company. Catch up on some old news, new news. We have three new babies coming,” said Althia […]

  • Yard Work and Ice Cream Cones

    NORTH ABINGTON TOWNSHIP, Pa. — It was a good day to finally get some yard work done, but it was also a good day for ice cream. Another weekend has come and gone, and chances are you didn’t get much yard work done. “It’s going to rain again tomorrow,” said William House of Lenox Township. Newswatch 16 found House cutting the grass at his 80-acre farm in Lenox Township. He wanted to get it done Monday, before more rain comes […]

  • Highway Re-opened After School Bus Crash near Stroudsburg

    STROUDSBURG, Pa. — Part of Interstate 80 east in Monroe County near the Stroudsburg exit that was closed for a short time Saturday has re-opened. According to state police, two school buses were involved in the crash Saturday evening near mile marker 305. Troopers could not say if there were any students on the buses, or if anyone was injured.