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
  • Big Question on the Ballot in Lackawanna County

    LACKAWANNA COUNTY — A 50-year debate in Lackawanna County has been boiled down to one sentence. Lackawanna County Commissioners settled on the wording of a referendum question that will ask voters if there should be a county-wide tax reassessment. The referendum question will appear on the ballot on Election Day on November 7. The commissioners decided to put the 50-year debate into the voters’ hands: should Lackawanna County do a property tax reassessment? A property tax reassessment in Lackawanna County […]

  • Big Backpack Donation Before Back to School

    SCRANTON — Back to school can be a burden on families and teachers. A program that started in Scranton to help ease that burden has grown a lot ahead of this school year. So much, that it will now help students in several counties. A big delivery of backpacks to Lackawanna College in Scranton really started eight years ago as an idea among a few coworkers. “The five people in my office started this off. We reached out to one […]

  • $430 Million Jackpot Fueling Powerball Fever

    THROOP — The Powerball jackpot has reached at least $430 million. Bob Kizer of Throop missed the record-breaking Powerball jackpot last year by one digit. Instead of winning $1 billion, he got $300. It hasn’t swayed him from trying again. “Then you get that adrenaline, you want to buy it. I usually buy them all the time anyway.” Kizer was one of a steady stream of hopefuls making a last-minute stop at Junior’s in Throop for a Powerball ticket. Wednesday […]

  • Throop Council Says No to Landfill

    THROOP — The operators of a landfill in Lackawanna County received a message from one of the communities it covers. Throop’s borough council has officially said no to Keystone Landfill’s proposed expansion. The final decision rests with the state, but the vote by Throop could have consequences for people who live in the region. Keystone Sanitary Landfill is in both Dunmore and Throop. It is looking to expand to allow 50 more years of garbage there. While the decision will […]

  • Air Show Back in the Skies Over Northeast Pennsylvania

    AVOCA — Biplanes, bombers, and fighter jets took off from the runway at the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport on Saturday. Thousands of people are expected at the airport this weekend for the return of the Northeastern Pennsylvania Air Show. For those who came out on Saturday, they say it was well worth the wait. For the first time in 17 years, the skies above the Luzerne and Lackawanna Counties were filled with planes from the past and the fighter jets of […]

  • The Sounds of a Comeback – Residents Ready for Air Show

    WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT — If you live near the Lackawanna/Luzerne County line, chances are you heard the comeback of the Northeastern Pennsylvania Air Show Friday afternoon. It’s been 17 years since there was an air show at the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport. Some of the planes that will be flying this weekend were up in air practicing and many people who came by the airport told us that, once the planes started flying, it felt like yesterday. “I am so glad,” […]

  • Air Show, Music Festival Make For Busy Weekend

    WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT — The return of the Northeastern Pennsylvania Air Show after 17 years is expected to draw thousands of people to the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport this weekend. It falls during an already busy time on the Lackawanna/Luzerne County line. Some of the jets that will fly this weekend are here already. On Saturday and Sunday, they will be joined by a lot of cars. Thousands are expected for the revival of the Northeastern Pennsylvania Air Show. Meanwhile, only […]

  • ‘We Are’ Working Together – Lackawanna, Penn State Plan Transfer Agreement

    DUNMORE — Penn State has picked up on a new trend among colleges in our area, setting up an agreement with Lackawanna College that makes it easier for students to transfer between the two schools. Ashli Daley will graduate next spring with a nursing degree from Penn State Worthington Scranton but she admits that getting here from a community college had some obstacles. “Some of my credits weren’t accepted as Penn State credits, so I ended up having to retake […]

  • Victim’s Family Looks to Change Law

    SCRANTON — The family of a college baseball player killed in a DUI crash last year is looking to change state law. They say their son’s killer was still allowed to drive, even though it was her second DUI. Shane Rivenburgh was on his way to play baseball for Lackawanna College in April of 2016 when his motorcycle was hit by Lisa Mecca of Archbald. Mecca was found to be high on Xanax during the crash. On Wednesday, a judge […]

  • Harrison Avenue Bridge Closing Intermittently Through Friday

    SCRANTON — Work is continuing on the Harrison Avenue Bridge in Scranton and officials from PennDOT are telling us that any closures Wednesday and the rest of the week will be intermittent. Officials suggest avoiding the Harrison Avenue area in the late afternoon, that most of the brief closures will occur between 2 and 7 p.m. A contractor hired by PPL is working to move a power pole that is too close to the new bridge that PennDOT is building. […]

  • Explosives Used in Scranton Scrap Yard Burglary, $30,000 Taken

    SCRANTON -- Tens of thousands of dollars was stolen overnight from an area scrap metal business and this isn't the first time.

  • Scranton Businesses Band Together to Get Free Downtown Parking for Customers

    SCRANTON — A group of business owners in downtown Scranton is banding together to solve what they say is one of their customers’ biggest complaints: parking. They hope their plan will give people an incentive to shop. Justin Amendolaro, who owns a gift shop of the same name on Spruce Street, loves being in downtown Scranton. But, he’s had to come up with ways to make his business work. He offers curbside service so customers can pick something out online […]