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Stacy is a local girl. She grew up in Clarks Summit, Lackawanna County.

She joined the WNEP news team in July, 2011 first covering central Pennsylvania. Now she is the Lackawanna County beat reporter.

Stacy comes to Newswatch 16 from WWNY-TV in Watertown, NY where she was a "one-man-band," shooting, writing, and editing her own stories. There she covered the Thousand Islands region of New York, and the 10th Mountain Division of the Army based at Fort Drum.

Stacy honed her skills at Syracuse University where she graduated magna cum laude in 2010 with a degree in Broadcast Journalism. In college, she was a member of the nation's oldest and largest entirely student-run TV station, CitrusTV.

Before her TV days, Stacy was on the 50-yard line as "Miss Comet" with the Abington Heights Marching Band. She's a sports "phanatic." She likes to cheer on all the Philadelphia sports teams and her beloved Orange.

When she's not working, Stacy is a judge and coach for Odyssey of the Mind teams in NEPA. Stacy lives with her cat, Utley.

If you have a story idea, or just want to say hi, send Stacy an e-mail.


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    Families, Businesses “Adopt An Angel”

    SCRANTON — Lackawanna County’s Adopt An Angel program has become a holiday tradition for many families and businesses that “adopt” a foster child each Christmas. Newswatch 16 was there when volunteers started distributing more than 500 gifts. Each of the Christmas presents is marked with a number but will eventually go to a name: a child in the foster care system in Lackawanna County. “I am a foster parent so I see first-hand what it means to these children. I […]

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    Boscov’s Angel Tree for Veterans

    SCRANTON — There’s  a Christmas tree on the second floor of Boscov’s department store in Scranton tucked away in the back. On the tree are Christmas lists of items you might not expect. “Sweaters, socks, slippers, blankets, it’s all basic essentials that they’re asking for, it’s not toys or video games. It’s all basics,” said Boscov’s General Manager Steve Vituszynski. Each list is from a US veteran. One hundred lists are hung on the tree on Black Friday. One by […]

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    Homeowner in Court Over Tax Sale Controversy

    SCRANTON — Controversy over the sale of some properties in Scranton reached the courtroom Thursday. People claim the city sold their properties without telling them, and one those homeowners was in Lackawanna County Court. This is a story Newswatch 16 first brought to you back in November. Bill McAndrew, a Scranton resident and landlord in the city, has been waiting for his day in court for more than a month. He’s fighting to win his house back.  It was back […]

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    University Of Scranton Leases Old School

    SCRANTON — A long closed school in Scranton will soon be used for education again, from preschool to graduate school. A room that used to be a gym and cafeteria for sixth through eighth graders in the Scranton School District, by this time next year, will be used by preschoolers. The floors above it will house University of Scranton students. East Scranton Junior High School is one of a handful of old school buildings left vacant. This one has been […]

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    Toys Given Out For Needy Children

    SCRANTON — Friends of the Poor teamed up with the Salvation Army in Lackawanna County to provide thousands of toys at the University of Scranton Wednesday. Parents could also pick out the toys for their children. Going into this giveaway there was a shortage of toys for older kids, but a cry for help was answered. “It definitely is heavier on the kids, but again, you know, it’s so much easier and, like you said before, it’s so much more […]

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    Immigrant Reacts to Changes in Cuba/U.S. Relations

    SCRANTON — Cuban-Americans in Pennsylvania have had mixed reviews of President Obama’s announcement this morning calling for normalized relations with Cuba. Whether or not they agree with the improved relations between the U.S. and Cuba seems to depend on their generation. We spoke to a small business owner in Scranton who immigrated from Cuba about seven years ago. He sees a lot of benefits for the U.S. and Cuba as the trade and travel embargoes are lifted. But, he says […]

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    Homicide Probe Leads To Creek

    SCRANTON — Police were on the banks of Leggett’s Creek in Scranton on Wednesday looking for evidence to help them find the person who killed a woman last week. Scranton police were searching that area in north Scranton both Tuesday night and Wednesday. It’s about six miles away from where that homicide happened last week in south Scranton. Detectives say taxi cab records led them to the opposite side of the city. Newswatch 16 found Scranton police detectives along Leggett’s […]

  • Couple’s Big Day Becoming a Big Headache

    DUNMORE — A hotel in Lackawanna County is still closed four months after a carbon monoxide leak sent guests to the hospital. The continuing closure is especially bad news for a couple who planned to have their big day there. The Best Western Scranton East Hotel and Conference Center in Dunmore was supposed to be perfect for Teresa Delmar and Kyle Colvin of Olyphant to hold their wedding this coming Labor Day weekend. But since August, their wedding planning has […]

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    Community Watches Hospital Demolition

    PECKVILLE — Many people in one community in Lackawanna County spent time watching their community hospital come down. Demolition began Monday at Mid Valley Hospital in Peckville. It’s the part left unused since the hospital became an outpatient center earlier this year. People in Peckville told us that the building dates back to 1912. For years, when folks have visited their home in Peckville, Pat and Nancy Fiore have been able to say “turn left at Mid Valley Hospital.” They […]

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    South Side Revitalization Project Complete

    SCRANTON — City leaders marked the end of a major overhaul of several city blocks in Scranton. The 500 and 600 blocks of Cedar Avenue look a lot different than they did eight years ago when United Neihborhood Centers started the project. Cedar Avenue is one of the main routes into south Scranton, and it’s needed an overhaul for decades. Over the course of the past eight years, crews have renovated five buildings along to the 500 and 600 blocks […]

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    Dunmore Community Shows Support for Bucks

    DUNMORE — The Dunmore High School football team is getting ready for this weekend’s championship game in Hershey. The cheerleading squad and a gym full of classmates gave the Dunmore Bucks the sendoff you’d expect before they head to the AA state championship game on Saturday. The Bucks invited the community to the pep rally in the high school gym. Because after all, it’s the community that makes the Bucks’ sendoff to Hershey unique. It’s not as loud as screaming […]

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    No Phone Or TV For Many In Olyphant

    OLYPHANT — Verizon says the recent wet weather is the reason many customers in one community in Lackawanna County have been without phone and TV service this week. Crews are still working to fix the waterlogged service line in Olyphant. Verizon officials say groundwater seeped through the insulation of a phone and DSL service line in Olyphant over the weekend and, as a result, about 250 Verizon customers were without home phone, TV, or internet for most of the week. […]

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