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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.

Recent Articles
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    Scranton Properties Sold Without Notifying Owners?

    SCRANTON — Some homeowners in Lackawanna County are being told that they no longer own their homes. Their properties were sold at a Scranton City Treasurer’s Sale without the owners even knowing about it. Since Newswatch 16 started looking into these sales, the city of Scranton has started looking into how or if some homeowners were properly notified that their homes were up for sale back in 2013. Two men who have lived in Scranton for many years both found […]

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    Scranton’s “Iron District” A Step Closer

    SCRANTON — A project to renovate Scranton’s Historic Iron Furnaces, and develop the south Scranton neighborhood they are in, is a step closer to getting off the ground. More than a year ago, an architect had an idea to develop the Scranton Iron Furnaces into a small restaurant district. That idea has since grown and people in charge of the project are applying for grants they hope will get construction started. Scranton’s Historic Iron Furnaces are a big part of […]

  • PennDOT to Replace Peeling Signs

    DUNMORE — Overhead highway signs on a busy stretch of Interstate 81 in Dunmore aren’t holding up as they should. PennDOT says the signs were put up in the mid 1990s and even at their age shouldn’t be peeling like they are. “But that’s very hazardous to drivers. That’s hazardous to some people, especially people who are older and they can’t see,” said John Stela of Dunmore. Drivers have noticed it too, saying the peeling became worse after last winter. […]

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    Workers Brave The Freezing Cold

    SCRANTON — The cold weather on Tuesday felt more like January than November and because it is still technically fall, construction and road projects went on as planned. A contractor replacing a natural gas line along Meadow Avenue and River Street in south Scranton has a long week of work ahead, made all the more difficult by the freezing cold temperatures. Theresa Collins of Scranton put on long johns, three shirts, and two pairs of socks when she left for […]

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    Gibbons Ford Making Way For Development on Viewmont Drive

    DICKSON CITY — Gibbons Ford in Dickson City has seen a lot of ups and downs since it first opened in the 1940s. It moved to its current location about 20 years ago. “Right now the automobile industry nationwide is the best it’s been since 2008,” said Gibbons Ford owner John Grow. Gibbons is gearing up for its biggest expansion yet. A dealership three times the size of the one on Main Street. It will only be about a half […]

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    Texting 911: “what’s ur emergency?”

    JESSUP — In Lackawanna County, dialing 911 is now one of two options if you have an emergency. Now you can also text 911. Nearly all police patrol cars in Lackawanna County have the same phrase on them that now may seem a bit outdated: “dial 911″ in Lackawanna County. Dialing is now just one of two options to get help when you need it. At the Lackawanna County 911 Center in Jessup, director David Hahn took us into the […]

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    UPDATE: Standoff Ends Peacefully In Scranton

    UPDATE – 6:30 P.M. –Newswatch 16 has just gotten word that the standoff in west Scranton has ended peacefully. There’s no word on the man’s name, or what, if any charges he may be facing after this afternoon’s standoff in Scranton. SCRANTON — Scranton police have had a section of Main Avenue shut down and the 1100 block of Jackson Street shut down since around 2 p.m. Friday because they say a man who claims to be armed has closed […]

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    Scranton Mayor Proposes 2015 Budget

    SCRANTON — Another tax hike is looming in The Electric City. The mayor says he was left with few options to balance the city’s budget. Those options include more property taxes, plus a hike in a wage tax that will affect people who live in the city, and even some who live outside it. We met with Scranton Mayor Bill Courtright and members of his cabinet Thursday afternoon about the 2015 budget proposal he will hand to city council. The […]

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    Teens Mugged On The Way Home From School, Work

    SCRANTON — Scranton Police are investigating some cases of teenagers getting mugged. And in one case the crooks targeted the victim’s expensive sneakers. According to Scranton Police that mugging happened along Providence Road, not far from Scranton High School. A 15-year-old student was jumped on his way home from school Monday. Police said two other robberies also happened that day within hours of each other. For 23 years, Louis Adamo has stood on Providence Road when school lets out. Student […]

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    Countless Miles Over 47 Years For Retired Driver

    SCRANTON — A Martz Trailways bus driver turned over his keys Wednesday afternoon after nearly 50 years of driving for the company. He says he stopped counting a long time ago how many miles he’s traveled, but it’s been enough to travel around the world at least once. The sides of Martz Trailways buses bear the company’s slogan: “a century of service.” And one driver has been there for almost half of it. It’s not unusual for Ray Komski to […]

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    Driver Sentenced For Crash That Killed Twins

    SCRANTON — It’s been more than three years since a construction truck crashed into a car along a highway in Dunmore, killing a brother and sister. That driver was sentenced Monday morning in Lackawanna County court. Twins Bill and Lynn McKernan of Rochester were killed instantly. They were on their way to their birthday celebration in New York City. Now three years later, the driver of that dump truck who admitted to being under the influence and having a seizure […]

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    Public Input Meetings On COLTS Cuts

    SCRANTON — People who depend on buses in Lackawanna County are getting their chance to speak out on plans to cut routes, end Saturday service, and layoff drivers. The County of Lackawanna Transit System (COLTS) owes the state millions of dollars. People who ride the bus in Lackawanna County packed a room for the first public meeting about proposed changes for COLTS. COLTS has plans to cut routes and services to save money. At the first meeting Monday afternoon, about […]


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