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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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    ‘Heroin Hits Home’ Aims to Break Stigma

    SCRANTON — The number of heroin deaths in Lackawanna County doubled from 2014 to 2015. When the district attorney saw those numbers, he decided to launch a website to help raise community awareness about the problem. The website is called “Heroin Hits Home.” It’s meant to be a resource for loved ones of people battling a heroin addiction. The hope is that if the information is easy to find, more families will use the resources that are available. We talked […]

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    A Lesson in Civics and Other Cultures 

    SCRANTON — A room inside the Lackawanna County Courthouse was turned into Capitol Hill Thursday morning, with students playing the roles of representatives. Most of the students are not natives of the United States. For all of them, English is a second language. The students from 10 countries are part of the statewide Student Leadership Institute. They’re staying at Keystone College in La Plume this week. The institute is meant specifically for children of migrant workers, to fill in any […]

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    Kidnappers Locked Up for Threatening Homeless at Gunpoint

    SCRANTON — Some homeless people in Scranton already down on their luck experienced more trauma this week. Police say they were held against their will. Scranton police arrested three people in the early morning hours on Wednesday. They are accused of threatening three homeless people at gunpoint deep in the woods in west Scranton. Desirae Brown along with her boyfriend Tyler Giamo and his father William, all from Scranton, are charged with kidnapping and conspiracy. The Giamos face even more […]

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    Business Owners Find a Way to Say ‘Thanks’

    SCRANTON — After a string of tragedies for police around the country, officers here in our area say any gesture of thanks means a lot more. Police officers we talked to Wednesday said signs of gratitude are never expected but they mean more these days following police shootings in Dallas, Louisiana, and Missouri followed by the death of a corrections officer in Luzerne County. Something as simple as a surprise tray of pizza or a free ice cream cone makes […]

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    Corrections Officer Remembered as Standout Player, Teammate

    SCRANTON — The death of Corrections Officer Kris Moules is being felt especially hard at Lackawanna College in Scranton. Moules and an inmate at the Luzerne County Prison died Monday after a fall down an elevator shaft during a scuffle. Moules was a standout baseball player. Four years ago, he helped lead the college’s baseball team to the Junior College World Series. Those closest to him say he hoped to have a positive impact in his new role as a corrections […]

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    The Solemn Novena from your Smartphone

    SCRANTON — The solemn novena to St. Ann has drawn Catholics to Scranton for almost a century. Now, organizers have implemented some 21st-century technology to help draw even more people to the event. It’s a mid-July tradition in Scranton’s west side, 91 years in the making. Catholics visit St. Ann’s Basilica for reflection, and while heads are bowed in prayer during down time, you’re sure to see some heads bowed toward smartphones, too. So, the organizers of the solemn novena […]

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    Catching Up with the Quads

    SOUTH ABINGTON TOWNSHIP —  Quadruplets from Lackawanna County are now high school grads. It may seem like a long time to follow a story, 18 years. If there’s a good enough reason, in this case, four good reasons, then it’s worth seeing how it all turns out. We first met the four in the NICU of Community Medical Center in Scranton on February 20, 1998, all 40 little fingers and toes. Mom and dad would take a lot more pictures in […]

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    Power To Save: Unplugging and Plugging into the Natural World

    COVINGTON TOWNSHIP — How about putting your hands on an animal skull instead of an iPhone, a paintbrush instead of a video game control? That’s what eco-explorers at camp near Daleville aim to do this week. “Especially nowadays, the last 10 years or so, most of our children and adults, have their heads in their iPhone or computers and it’s really good just to get them out into nature and have real experiences,” said Sharon Yanick-Craig, Environmental Education Center. Downpours […]

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    Students Planting Personal Growth in Scranton

    SCRANTON — Some soon-to-be high schoolers were given a hands-on lesson in sustainability on Tuesday in Scranton. The lesson for the incoming high school freshman fits the scenery on North Irving Avenue in Scranton. “We’ve been learning about conserving energy, recycling, planting,” said Abygale Bergamino of Old Forge. “Since we’re the generation that’s going to have to face the effects of pollution we see around, so we need to find ways to preserve the environment, to use new energy, so […]

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    Traffic Tie-Ups This Week in Dunmore

    DUNMORE — Traffic will be tied up along one of the busiest roads in Lackawanna County this week. Route 347, better known as Blakely Street in Dunmore, is down to one lane in spots as part of a larger project that will tie up traffic there for about a year. Route 347 narrows to two lanes right through the heart of Dunmore. Blakely Street won’t be the thoroughfare it normally is this week. It’s bad news for people like John […]

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    ‘It’s a scary world we’re living in’ – Officers on Edge in Lackawanna County

    SCRANTON — It was a difficult day for police officers all across the country. Officers in our area prepared for how the events in Dallas, Texas could affect their jobs. Newswatch spoke with police departments in Lackawanna County about the tragedy in Texas. The flag outside the Scranton Police Headquarters has been lowered to half-staff. While mourning the loss in Dallas, police officers here in northeastern Pennsylvania also had to think about how to continue to do their jobs safely. […]

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    Businesses Sign Petition to Boycott Scranton Taxes

    SCRANTON — Dozens of business owners in Scranton have signed a petition to boycott two controversial taxes. Gary St. Fleur is not a Scranton business owner. He’s an activist who runs a blog called Save Scranton, and he’s angry about a tax that businesses in the city have to pay. “The thing is, that they just go to a bar and talk about it amongst themselves. I said, we need to formalize this. We need to organize, and bring people […]

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