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.

Recent Articles
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    Strip Mall in Future for lot in South Abington Township?

    SOUTH ABINGTON TOWNSHIP — Crews are working at an empty lot in part of Lackawanna County. The owners of the lot are currently building a retaining wall along Northern Boulevard near Clarks Summit.. South Abington Township officials say early plans are to build a strip mall on the lot. However, the owners have not yet submitted plans to the township. The lot used to contain a Friendly’s restaurant. That restaurant closed and was torn down about five years ago.  

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    Ice, Lights, Broadway… and Balmy Temperatures

    CLARKS SUMMIT — The weekend weather forecast is getting mixed reviews from folks taking part in a February tradition in Lackawanna County. Temperatures around 50 are expected to draw big crowds to the Clarks Summit Festival of Ice but that’s not ideal weather for the main attraction. Up and down State Street in Clarks Summit, folks are checking out some of the 50 ice sculptures that will be on display this weekend. Organizers aren’t expecting the sculptures will stick around […]

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    Scranton Switching to LED Streetlights

    SCRANTON — Some people in Scranton are seeing their city in a whole new light.  A project to replace every Scranton streetlight to LED is almost finished. A crew from Urban Electric has seen every part of the city of Scranton from a bucket truck. They are making the city brighter streetlight by streetlight.  There are more than 6,000 of them. The crew started this fall removing the old streetlights and replacing them with new LED bulbs. They are about […]

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    Colleges Make Transfer Agreements for Students

    SCRANTON — Colleges in our area are taking part in a new trend to make high education more affordable for students. Lackawanna College and the University of Scranton, both in Lackawanna County, are the latest to make agreements with other schools to share students. Lackawanna College specializes in two-year associate’s degrees. The agreement this week makes it easier for students there to transfer to the University of Scranton to complete a bachelor’s degree. Community colleges have been making more and […]

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    Ray’s Supermarket in Factoryville to Close

    FACTORYVILLE — There aren’t many places like Ray’s Supermarket in Factoryville.  It’s the kind of place where you get a hug from your cashier when you come in. There are more hugs than usual now ever since a poster went up on the supermarket’s doors telling customers the Ray’s Factoryville location will close at the end of the month. “I just found out this morning and I was shocked and, it`s a fun place to be everybody here is happy […]

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    Catalytic Converter Thefts at Marywood University

    MARYWOOD UNIVERSITY — A case of stolen catalytic converters has some college students in Lackawanna County on alert. The converters are being stolen from cars parked at Marywood University near Scranton. Catalytic converters are an anti-pollution device under your car next to the muffler, and the metal they are made of can be considered to be valuable. Police say someone — possibly a group of people — has been taking them off of cars parked in two different lots on […]

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    Police: Beware Burglars Posing as Water Company Workers

    SCRANTON — Police in Lackawanna County are looking for two burglars and their investigation comes with a warning. In at least two communities, the burglars told homeowners they were workers for a water company and needed to come inside. Police issued that warning this week after two burglaries in Scranton and an attempted burglary in Clarks Summit that proved to be very similar. Officers think another burglary in Throop could also be related. Police say one man has been ringing […]

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    Landfill Cited for Leachate Leak

    DUNMORE — A landfill in Lackawanna County seeking to expand was cited by the Department of Environmental Protection for a second time. DEP officials say groundwater from the Keystone Sanitary Landfill leaked into a creek in Throop and Olyphant. The leak happened back in October, and we first told you about it in November. We now have the details of the DEP’s report. It involves the leak of leachate, the groundwater that flows through the landfill. Eddy’s Creek in Olyphant, […]

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    Scranton Residents Sue City over Tripled Tax

    SCRANTON — Eight Scranton residents took the city to court Monday arguing that a tax is illegal. They say Scranton should not be able to continue tripling one particular tax that is charged to people who work in the city. Most of those eight residents were in court along with the city’s mayor, clerk, and business administrator. The tax in question is the local services tax. Most of us pay $52 a year. If you work in Scranton, it’s been […]

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    Saying Goodbye to Century-Old Pool

    CARBONDALE — A swimming pool more than a century old will soon be repurposed. The pool in the basement of Carbondale’s YMCA hasn’t been used for several years and there are now plans to fill it in to make more space. The basement floor of the Carbondale YMCA reveals its century-old past. The space is mostly used for storage, but there’s a particular void that YMCA officials say has been empty for too long. The facility’s old pool, first used […]

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    Better Late Than Never, WWII Vet Finally Gets Medal

    SCRANTON — A World War II veteran from Scranton is getting the recognition he deserves more than 70 years after earning it. Private First Class Andrew Evanik is now 91 years old. Only months after graduating high school, Evanik was shipped off to the Philippines where he earned a Purple Heart and a Bronze Star. He earned a third medal, too but never received it. It never bothered him until recently. “Can’t forget it, no one knows what war is until […]

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    Lackawanna County Deals with Snowfall

    MOUNT COBB — Some of the highest snow totals from this February snowstorm came in Lackawanna County. For most of us, this was the first big dig out of the winter and it came with all the expected frustrations. There were also some unexpected ones, including a crash where a driver nearly hit an out of control plow truck. A Jefferson Township plow truck was the one off the road after a near collision. The truck couldn’t stop and Cesar […]