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Andy Palumbo


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Past articles by Andy:

Part of metal recycling yard burns in Mount Carmel

Firefighters from two counties were called to a metal recycling yard business late Monday night in Mount Carmel. → Read More

Pennsylvania congressional races heating up

Next week's primaries include a few heated races for U.S. Congress. Newswatch 16's Andy Palumbo breaks it all down. → Read More

Today is the last day to register to vote in the primary election

The clock is ticking. Monday, May 2, is the deadline to register to vote in the upcoming Pennsylvania primary election. → Read More

Spring snow in Luzerne County

Snow-covered roads made things slippery for drivers in Luzerne County on Tuesday. Newswatch 16's Andy Palumbo was in the Freeland area with a look at the conditions. → Read More

Man taken to hospital after fire in Luzerne County

A fire damaged a business and sent one man to a hospital early Tuesday morning in Hazle Township. → Read More

Historic win at Academy Awards has connection to Hazleton

A historic win at the Academy Awards has a connection to our area. Troy Kotsur won Best Supporting Actor for his work in the movie CODA. He has family from Hazleton. → Read More

What to watch for in Pennsylvania governor's budget proposal

The mystery is in its final hours. Governor Wolf is set to announce the details of the 2022-23 budget on Tuesday, February 8. → Read More

Search for cause of deadly fire in Forty Fort

The search is on for the cause of Monday evening's deadly fire on Myers Street in Forty Fort. → Read More

Teachers strike in Scranton drags on

The teachers union and the Scranton school board negotiated for several hours Sunday night. There's still no new agreement, but the teachers union made a proposal. → Read More

PennDOT to host winter job fair in Lehighton

The snow will be falling on roads and highways before you know it, and PennDOT needs workers to get rid of it. They're hosting a winter job fair today. → Read More

Back to school for some students in Danville Area School District

It's the comings and goings at the Danville Area School District. Danville Primary Center is reopening, but Liberty Valley remains closed. → Read More

PennDOT looking for winter workers, here's how to apply

The flakes will soon fly, and PennDOT wants to make sure it has enough plow truck drivers and enough mechanics to fix the trucks when they break down. → Read More

Afghanistan refugees land in Pennsylvania

Some of the refugees fleeing Afghanistan are now in Pennsylvania. → Read More

Police investigating two fires in Luzerne County

Officials are investigating if two fires in the same neighborhood in Luzerne County could be related. → Read More

Man shot during argument in Scranton

A shooting in Scranton is under investigation, and police are looking for the person responsible. → Read More

Scranton Jazz Festival coming back this year

It's coming back – after a year off because of the pandemic, the streets of Scranton will soon be filled with music. → Read More

Houses burn in Luzerne County overnight

The overnight storms were blamed for one fire in Luzerne County, and it might have caused a second. → Read More

PA lifts COVID-19 restrictions, except mask mandate

It's back to the future for Pennsylvania businesses. Some coronavirus-related restrictions expired at midnight on Memorial Day. → Read More

Parents rally to save elementary school in Scranton

The fate of a Bancroft Elementary School in Scranton is still up in the air. → Read More

Crews rescue baby raccoon from fire at former Penn Hills Resort

Some firefighters with big hearts battled smoke and flames at the old Penn Hills Resort in Stroud Township. → Read More