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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 cats, Utley & Laurel.

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


Recent Articles
  • Remembering Capt. Robeson

    SCRANTON — It has been 10 years since a Scranton firefighter was killed in the line of duty. Fire Capt. James Robeson’s family and brother firefighters marked the day with a series of events that aimed to help honor other fallen firefighters throughout the state. Robeson’s widow lays flowers on Scranton’s Firefighter’s Memorial every January 6, but this year, she was joined by dozens of friends outside the fire department’s headquarters on Mulberry Street. The 10th anniversary of the firefighter’s […]

  • Boom in Online Grocery Shopping During Cold Snap

    SCRANTON — People in our area found many ways to avoid going outside on Friday and the internet age makes that a little easier. A grocery store in Lackawanna County saw a huge boost to its online business. Gerrity’s busiest business on Friday happened online. The store uses a third-party website and app for customers to order online and have their food delivered. Employees at Gerrity’s tell us about three times as many people took advantage of that service. When […]

  • It’s Frigid for Furry Friends, Too

    SCRANTON — The National Weather Service warns that frostbite can form in less than 10 minutes in this extreme cold but what about our furry friends? Those who needed to be outside on Courthouse Square in Scranton kept themselves covered up. Wind chill warnings from the National Weather Service warn that exposed skin could develop frostbite in mere minutes. Our friends with naturally occurring coats can get cold, too. Veterinarian Keith Dorton at the Scranton Animal Hospital says he has […]

  • Woman Injured Jumping from Window to Escape Flames

    CARBONDALE — A woman was injured jumping from a second-floor window escaping a fire in her home in Carbondale. The fire broke out around 9 a.m. Thursday in the home on Spencer Street. Two people had to jump from a window to escape the flames. Firefighters in Carbondale says a couple woke up to a ball of flames blocking them from their apartment’s only entrance. Fire marshals would later find that a cigarette caused it all. The snow was coming […]

  • Firefighters Plan Fundraisers to Remember Robeson

    SCRANTON — This Saturday will mark a decade since a Scranton fire captain was killed in the line of duty. His family and fellow firefighters are using the anniversary as an opportunity to celebrate his life and raise money for a statewide firefighters’ memorial. Even after 10 years, Capt. James Robeson is far from forgotten within the Scranton Fire Department. You’ll see his name on almost every fire truck and his son is even among the ranks there. So, those […]

  • Cold Brings Attention to Homeless Shelters

    SCRANTON — The cold weather we’re having is drawing attention to homelessness in Scranton. The city’s shelters have been busy, and directors are coming up with ways to keep their clients warm when they don’t have anywhere to go. Keystone Mission on Olive Street is a day shelter, meaning the homeless can’t stay there overnight. The doors typically close for the night at 5:30 p.m. Directors say the weather we’re having points to a need that Keystone Mission is trying […]

  • Volunteers Step Up to Save Shelter

    SCRANTON — As sub-freezing temperatures are expected to continue throughout most of this week, so will the need for an overnight homeless shelter in Scranton that was going to remain closed this winter. But an influx of volunteers helped turn things around this week. Pastor Darian Banks of Bethel A.M.E. Church on North Washington Avenue in Scranton considers everything that’s transpired in the past week a prayer answered. “It came out pretty well. The Lord, he’s amazing in how he […]

  • Frozen Pipes, Busted Boilers

    SCRANTON — Cold weather is being blamed for a water leak that forced officials to condemn a restaurant in Scranton and for a rash of frozen pipes and broken furnaces. Plumbers say they’re just trying to keep up with it all. The cold weather could be blamed for many big messes in the city of Scranton. We followed two plumbers who told us they’ve been working nonstop to resolve weather-related issues. The after-Christmas rush is on at R.J. Walker Company […]

  • Car Titles Stolen in Burglary in Bradford County

    WYSOX TOWNSHIP — State police in Bradford County are investigating a burglary at an auto garage early on Christmas Eve morning. The owner of the garage wants the burglar to know what a headache was caused because of one thing inside a stolen safe. A burglar took his time at Jack Williams Garage near Wysox early in the morning on Christmas Eve. Surveillance video shows he spent an hour and a half there, stealing cash and a safe, and damaging […]

  • Township Trading Company: Small Businesses Get Together

    SOUTH ABINGTON TOWNSHIP — For many small businesses, the move from online to brick and mortar can be intimidating and costly, but a group of businesses in Lackawanna County thought it would be easier to do it together. Lisa Burke and Heather Percival became friends because of their businesses. Lisa sells homemade candles and melts; Heather has a clothing boutique. Both had dreams having their own storefront one day. “We’ve known each other for a few years and we’ve always […]

  • Christmas Cards From Karsin

    SCRANTON —¬†About 100 patients at Geisinger Community Medical Center in Scranton received a special holiday greeting Friday from someone who knows just how it feels to be in the hospital during the holidays. The most popular person making rounds at the hospital in Scranton was a Cub Scout carrying Christmas cards. 7-year-old Karsin Wilkins of Dalton left quite the impression. He handed out the handmade cards with one simple goal. “To make them feel better,” Karsin said. Karsin knows what […]

  • Long-time Fish Market Tradition Continues in Scranton

    SCRANTON — Shoppers in Scranton are taking part in a grocery shopping tradition that’s been around almost as long as the traditional holiday meals they’re shopping for. There are a lot of crowded parking lots the few days before Christmas, but at Schiff’s on North Main Avenue, staff directs traffic to keep everything in order. Shoppers visiting the annual outdoor holiday fish market say this crowd isn’t so bad. “Well, I’ll tell you, there’s not very many here. Usually, it’s […]