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 cats, Utley & Laurel.

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


Recent Articles
  • Paid Parking at Marketplace On Hold

    SCRANTON — Visitors to the Marketplace at Steamtown in Scranton have some more time to park there for free. Managers for the Marketplace at Steamtown and the company that manages its parking garage, ABM Parking Services, said earlier this year that visitors would have start paying to park come fall. Now that fall is here, officials tell Newswatch 16 that their plan for paid parking in pushed back. ABM Parking Services is preparing to roll out paid parking. It was […]

  • Familiar Face-Off in Scranton Mayor Race

    SCRANTON — Scranton’s mayor is being challenged in next month’s election after serving one term and he faces a familiar opponent. Voters in Scranton will be asking if they are better off than they were four years ago. Scranton Mayor Bill Courtright thinks that’s the case while his opponent Jim Mulligan disagrees. It’s not the first time these two names have filled front yards in the Electric City. Scranton Mayor Bill Courtright and Jim Mulligan faced off for the mayor’s […]

  • Lake Scranton Tornado Path a Rare Opportunity for Students

    LAKE SCRANTON — The path of a tornado that hit Lackawanna County earlier this year became a classroom for University of Scranton students on Tuesday. That extremely rare tornado back in February left its mark at Lake Scranton causing damage to a walking trail and some property belonging to Pennsylvania American Water. An upside, though, is that students have a chance to see and study something we rarely see in northeastern Pennsylvania. An ecology class from the University of Scranton […]

  • Workers Ready Holiday Display at Nay Aug Park

    SCRANTON — Crews spent a beautiful fall day in Scranton getting ready for Christmas. Workers with the Scranton DPW were out at Nay Aug Park setting up lights for the annual holiday display. The lights at Nay Aug are switched on around Thanksgiving and continue to twinkle into the new year.

  • Code Crackdown in the Electric City

    SCRANTON — The city of Scranton is cracking down on problem properties. Code enforcement officers were out on foot and in force looking for violations. It was a request from neighborhood groups in the city. The network of courts and alleys in Scranton’s neighborhoods are sometimes best traveled by foot so, that’s how code enforcement officers, police, and the city’s mayor got around looking for code violations. While in the city’s Hill Section near the University of Scranton, Nicole Pettinato […]

  • Big Bridge, Big Bill

    SCRANTON — A major bridge project in Scranton is nearing completion. The new Harrison Avenue bridge is expected to be open to drivers next month but, it’s coming with a much bigger price tag than expected. PennDOT still has about a year’s worth of work to do at the site but the new bridge should be open to drivers in a few weeks. When the project was first started back in 2014, it was expected to cost the state about […]

  • Members of Kenyan Tribe Visit Scranton

    SCRANTON — Students in Scranton got a lesson from the other side of the world Thursday. Members of an African tribe visited to teach the kids about their culture. Students from Neil Armstrong Elementary School in Scranton sat at attention, eyes fixed on the bright colors and bright smiles on members of the Maasai tribe from Kenya. It’s their first trip to the United States. The Maasai are touring schools in northeastern Pennsylvania teaching students about their culture as herdsmen […]

  • Work on Lake Scranton Dam Keeps Part of Walking Trail Closed

    ROARING BROOK TOWNSHIP -- A project to improve the dam at Lake Scranton will keep part of the walking trail around the lake closed until next year.

  • Consignments Combining in Dunmore

    DUNMORE — Two consignment shops in Lackawanna County are expanding under one roof. The stores sell used clothes and furniture and the owner says the popularity of repurposing things led to the expansion. Inside an old carpet store on Drinker Street in Dunmore, a new purpose is focused on repurposing. Two different consignment shops, Esther’s Consignment Boutique and Miriam’s Furniture Consignment, are now under the same roof with Esther’s side selling women’s clothing and Miriam’s side selling furniture and household […]

  • Paving the Electric City

    SCRANTON — Expect some traffic tie-ups this week in Scranton as crews pave some of the city’s busiest streets. For most of the day, crews were out milling Wyoming Avenue, preparing it to be paved. This is one of the most heavily traveled roads in Scranton, but it is just part of a much larger paving project. John Dickman spends a lot of time on Wyoming Avenue driving between Nicholas Auto Parts’ Scranton and Dunmore locations. “It was like driving […]

  • Scranton Thanksgiving Tradition Gets New Leadership

    SCRANTON — It may feel way too early to be thinking about Thanksgiving, but an effort that feeds about 15,000 people during the Thanksgiving holiday had its start Tuesday with a someone new at the helm. The Thanksgiving community program in Scranton has fed close to half a million people in its four decades with the annual Friends of the Poor dinner and the Family to Family Thanksgiving food basket giveaway. Friends of the Poor introduced its new president and […]

  • Scranton Park Renovations Planned, Neighbors Voice Concerns

    SCRANTON — The mayor of Scranton has plans to fix up a long-neglected park in the city, but its neighbors say a lot needs to be done to clean up the park first. Crowley Park sits at the end of North Washington Avenue in Green Ridge. The mayor has plans to renovate the park next spring, but neighbors say this park has been a dumping ground for years. There are a lot of memories of Crowley Park in Scranton, but […]