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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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    Dunmore’s Response to Pre-Game Prayer Controversy

    DUNMORE — Two high school football teams in our area have changed pre-game traditions after receiving notice from a civil rights group that it is unconstitutional for coaches to lead their team in prayer. Dunmore’s pre-game prayer huddle was taken to task last month. It’s the same story for the Danville Ironmen after a photo of a prayer huddle was shared with the Freedom From Religion Foundation. The civil rights group has reminded both teams that coaches cannot lead a […]

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    Christmas Holiday Bureau — An Opportunity To Give

    SCRANTON — Megan Langan is a mom of three. “My daughters are 5 and 7, and my son is 13,” she said. Langan came to St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in downtown Scranton with a humble request, a hand up in hopes that December will be a bit easier. “On top of Christmas, my daughter’s birthday is actually December 21, so it’s a rough time,” said Langan. She’s one of more than 1,000 moms and dads who will visit over the […]

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    Power To Save: Car Charging Station Comes to Lackawanna County

    MOOSIC — A shopping center in Lackawanna County is getting a new tenant, one that may attract the more environmentally conscious shopper. The Shoppes at Montage is becoming the latest spot where you can charge your electric car. Holiday Shoppers have been wondering about the development at the Shoppes at Montage in Moosic. It won’t be a store — what it sells comes in kilowatts. In about two weeks, there will be eight car-charging stations for Teslas. Think of them […]

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    ‘The Globe’ Gets Glowing Again

    SCRANTON — A Scranton holiday tradition, now in its fourth year, will make a nod to a much older tradition. The Holiday Marketplace is setting up shop inside the former Globe Store that’s now owned by Lackawanna County. The event this weekend will light up The Globe just like it always was at Christmastime. If you have memories of The Globe at Christmastime on Wyoming Avenue, things might look familiar. Lackawanna County and a big team of volunteers have been […]

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    High School Students Test Their Skills

    SCRANTON — High school students were put to the test Wednesday in Lackawanna County, but instead of paper and pencil, they had hammers, drills, scissors, and screwdrivers. Johnson College hosted the SkillsUSA competition for high schoolers looking to enter the workforce after graduation. These high school students have a big test. One group is building walls that could go into a house, another group is putting together the cabinets that could be hung on that wall. These are skills these […]

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    Taxi Company Explores New Territory in Scranton

    SCRANTON — A new taxi cab company is coming to Scranton. It’s an industry that hasn’t seen much competition in the Electric City, but the owner of the new company says the city needs more taxi cabs on the streets, even with the growth of ride-sharing services such as Uber. Burgit’s Electric City Taxi has been in business in Wilkes-Barre for close to 40 years. The owner says it wasn’t a cakewalk bringing the taxi service to Scranton. He had […]

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    VIDEO: Thieves Steal ATM in Lackawanna County

    COVINGTON TOWNSHIP — The glass door was smashed around 2 a.m. Tuesday as the two robbers used a stolen plow truck to pull the machine out of the wall, and a security camera caught it all. The police tape and empty booth confused customers coming to get cash in the morning. “I was shocked, amazed! I cannot believe it, I cannot believe right here this crap is happening,” said Terri Beers of Sterling. Covington Township police and state troopers are […]

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    Pearl Harbor Memorial Planned for Courthouse Square in Scranton

    SCRANTON — Lackawanna County’s 9/11 Memorial Committee showed pictures Tuesday of a new plaque that will be placed on Courthouse Square in Scranton to honor Lackawanna County natives who were at the attack on Pearl Harbor. The plaque will be installed in front of the courthouse on December 7, the 75th anniversary of the attack. It took the committee nearly two years to compile a list of names. Committee members said 35 people will be on the plaque. At least […]

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    56th Annual Lighting of the Scranton Times Tower Draws Hundreds to Downtown Scranton

    SCRANTON — It’s being to look a lot like Christmas in Scranton! The annual lighting of the tower atop the Scranton Times Building was held Wednesday evening, electrifying the Electric City for the holidays. The event ushers in the holiday season in downtown Scranton, with hundreds of colored lights adorning the radio tower. “This is so much fun that I don’t want to leave,” said Gabrielle Tolerico of Scranton. “Awesome to be with family on a beautiful night like tonight to […]

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    Family to Family Feeds Thousands for Thanksgiving

    SCRANTON — Depending on the amount of people at your table, all the ingredients for a Thanksgiving dinner can get pretty pricey. An organization in Lackawanna County has been helping families afford Thanksgiving for three decades now. There’s a method to the madness as more than 3,000 people file into the ballroom at the Scranton Cultural Center. Volunteers help them fill bags with all the fixings. “I like seeing young people help out like that,” said David Skumanick. “You don’t […]

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    The Barrel and Staff Move On

    SPRING BROOK TOWNSHIP — A popular restaurant in Lackawanna County, known for its Texas wieners and root beer, is closing. The Barrel has made a home for itself along Route 307 in Spring Brook Township, near Moscow. Over the past 26 years, it’s been a home to its employees who have all worked there a decade or more. “Oh, it’s a sad situation, it really is, because it’s like home,” said worker James Noone. “And the owner Gail is such […]

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    T.J.’s Story: Wounded Warriors Waging New Mission

    PITTSTON — U.S. Army Capt. T.J. Hromisin of Pittston was severely injured on a mission in Iraq nearly a decade ago. Hromisin was in his early 20s living out a dream he’d had since middle school. “That was just his goal in life, to be an Army officer, from the time he was in grade school, so he did what he wanted to do,” said T.J.’s mom Mary Ellen Hromisin. T.J.’s mom Mary Ellen and dad Jerry are his caretakers […]