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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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    No Commuter Tax, What’s The Cost?

    SCRANTON — The first step in the mayor of Scranton’s plan to fix the city’s finances failed when a tax on commuters was struck down by a judge Tuesday. That leaves the mayor with a tough predicament: finding a new way to fill a $15 million hole in Scranton’s pension fund. Mayor Bill Courtright’s plan involved using a specific state law to tax commuters to make up for the deficit in the pension fund, but that part of the plan […]

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    Judge Strikes Down Scranton Commuter Tax Plan

    SCRANTON — People who work in Scranton but live outside of the city will not be taxed after all. Tuesday afternoon, a judge struck down Scranton’s commuter tax after a few dozen people took the city to court last week. Scranton was set to start collecting that .75 percent wage tax from commuters on Wednesday. The money raised was to be used only to fund city pensions. The mayor and his cabinet thought a state law allowed them to tax […]

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    Testimony Concludes In Commuter Tax Hearing

    SCRANTON — Testimony at the Lackawanna County Courthouse wrapped up late Monday morning in a fight against Scranton’s commuter tax. Scranton wants to tax people who work in the city, but live elsewhere. It’s a move to get Scranton and its pension plans back on solid financial footing. Opponents claim Scranton isn’t following state law. Testimony began on Friday at the Lackawanna County Courthouse. The case against Scranton’s commuter tax is now in the hands of visiting judge from Philadelphia. […]

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    Commuters Take Scranton to Court Over Tax

    SCRANTON — A group of people who work in Scranton but live elsewhere took city officials to court Friday over the new “commuter tax” set to take effect next week. Scranton’s Mayor said the tax is needed to support the city’s pension fund. But, the commuters said it is unfair to rely on them. People who work in Scranton may start seeing the .75% tax come out of their pay starting on Wednesday if it’s upheld by the judge. Friday […]

  • “Selfies” to Celebrate a 100th Birthday

    TAYLOR — Irene Doria, a native of south Scranton, celebrated her 100th birthday Thursday at Riverside Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Taylor. Many of her family members were there for the celebration. Some of them traveled all the way from Florida. Doria’s great-grandchildren posed for “selfies” with their great-grandmother.

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    Rest Stop Robbery Prompts Calls For More Security

    INTERSTATE 81 — State police are investigating a robbery during which a truck driver passing through our area was held at gunpoint along the interstate. The incident is now making travelers wonder if there is enough security at rest stops. The robbery happened late Tuesday night at an Interstate 81 rest stop north of Clarks Summit in Lackawanna County. Newswatch 16 talked to truck drivers and travelers at that rest stop and most of them weren’t so surprised to hear […]

  • Trial for Dad Accused of Bringing Sword into School Building Postponed

    SCRANTON — A trial in Lackawanna County may challenge a state law that bars weapons from school properties. At the beginning of last school year, a mother and father visited the Scranton School District administration building to complain about the district’s uniform policy. The father, William Giordano of Scranton, was carrying a sword on his belt. According to court paperwork, school employees said Giordano became unruly and yelled at people in the superintendent’s office. Giordano was asked to stop wearing […]

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    Donated Food Feeds Hundreds Of Troopers

    SCRANTON — Law enforcement personnel on the manhunt in Monroe and Pike Counties are working long hours. Some have worked every day for the past 12 days. Restaurant and business owners in Lackawanna County organized a food drive for the troopers and Wednesday, they delivered meals for a few hundred of them. It seems that no matter where you are, you can’t avoid reminders of the deadly state police ambush and the ongoing manhunt for the accused killer. But some […]

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    DEP: Burning Waste Illegally Dumped

    TAYLOR — The State Department of Environmental Protection said a pile of construction waste that caught fire in Lackawanna County was illegally dumped. Officials said it should have been cleaned up earlier this month. Now, the property owner could face penalties from the DEP. Taylor firefighters said they did not know quite what they were dealing with when they were called to the fire Monday night. It was still burning more than 12 hours later on the property of A-Plus […]

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    SWAT Members Better Equipped For The Worst

    JESSUP — Police and first responders are especially aware of the dangers of their job now following the shooting at the state police barracks at Blooming Grove. Just days before the shooting, Lackawanna County’s SWAT team received new equipment that just may make the difference if something similar happens again. “It’s made specifically for the tactical environment. It’s quick, easy to open for the individual user.” Pennsylvania Ambulance purchased 23 medical kits for the members of the Lackawanna County SWAT […]

  • St. Michael’s Slovak History Saved in Time Capsule

    JESSUP — Catholic Social Services in Lackawanna County broke ground Monday on a new senior housing facility in the mid-valley. But first, the group took a look back almost 100 years to the last time something was built on that spot, a school. A small crowd of people gathered at the site of that now demolished school in Jessup. Diocese of Scranton officials were set to break ground on a new senior housing facility with the typical hard hats and […]

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    PSP Strong T-shirts, a Show of Support for State Police

    LACKAWANNA COUNTY — While hundreds of state troopers have been in the thick of the manhunt for suspected cop killer Eric Frein, many of their wives are looking for a way to raise money for the victims of the ambush in Blooming Grove. The result is in an enormous outpouring of support for the Pennsylvania State Police. We spoke to some of the wives of troopers who have been searching for Frein every day. They say the past 10 days […]


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