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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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    11-Year-Old Golfer Hits Hole in One

    CLARKS SUMMIT — With one swing, 11-year-old James Flickinger of Waverly Township made his summer vacation and earned bragging rights for a lifetime. “I didn`t think it was going in, but it had backspin on it and it just rolled in the hole. I ran down with joy, I was so happy,” James said. That moment secured James Flickinger as the youngest person to get a hole in one at The Country Club of Scranton in Clarks Summit. James and his […]

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    Marywood University: No Smoking…Anywhere

    LACKAWANNA COUNTY — Starting tomorrow, a university in our area will have a stepped up tobacco policy, a first for college campuses in Lackawanna County. Marywood University’s campus in Lackawanna County is quiet this time of year. When all the students return for the fall semester they’ll find stickers on campus doors and windows, put there to send a strong message. “I think it is going to bother other people, anyway. No matter what you do, it’s going to bother […]

  • Who Bought the Mall?

    SCRANTON — One day after an online auction showed that someone bid $5.25 million for the mall at Steamtown, it is still not known who the new owner is. That was the big question in downtown Scranton on Thursday. City and county politicians, real estate developers, retailers, and business leaders were left in the dark. The online auctioneer says it doesn’t have to tell us until the sale is final. We do know about some local heavy hitters who did […]

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    Mall at Steamtown Sold for $5.25 Million

    SCRANTON — The Mall at Steamtown was sold Wednesday in an online auction. At noon Wednesday, the highest bid on the Mall at Steamtown was just over $1.9 million. In the hour after that, the numbers kept creeping up on the online auction site, and then around 1 p.m. the bidding closed and someone bought the mall for $5.25 million. The last few minutes of the online auction were a bidding war between two or more bidders. We don’t know […]

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    Auditor General: Double Pensions Not Authorized

    SCRANTON — The Pennsylvania Auditor General was in Scranton Wednesday laying out his findings from an emergency audit. The auditor general’s office found that the city is out almost $3 million because of pension benefits it never should have given out. Auditor General Eugene DePasquale told Newswatch 16 what his office found after a three-month audit: 35 retirees from the city of Scranton have been receiving double pension payments for several years and it was never authorized. The situation has […]

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    Food from Fire-Damaged Store to Feed Hungry

    SCRANTON — A grocery store in Scranton expects to reopen Thursday with brand new inventory. Gerrity’s Supermarket on Meadow Avenue had to throw out all its fresh produce and meat after a small but smoky fire overnight. Gerrity’s tossed hundreds of thousands of dollars’ worth of food, almost everything fresh or unwrapped. But, some of that fresh food would still pass inspection was sent to a food pantry. The employees at the Gerrity’s Supermarket on Meadow Avenue in Scranton were […]

  • Twins’ Bikes Stolen, Thief Caught on Camera

    SCRANTON — Riding bicycles is part of summer vacation for youngsters. But, twin girls experienced double trouble when their bikes were stolen and it happened while they were buying candy inside a convenience store in west Scranton. The employees at the Pantry Quik on Washburn Street almost couldn’t believe what they saw when they looked back at the surveillance video. While twin 6-year-old girls were in the store with their dad on Father’s Day, another customer was out here throwing […]

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    Splash Pad Coming to Dunmore

    DUNMORE — Lackawanna County will soon have a new summertime attraction. A splash pad for kids is being built in Dunmore. The splash pad will honor the memories of three people from the borough. We met two grandmothers from Lackawanna County who have a long summer ahead. The real work comes in finding things to fill the time and keep their grandkids cool. “You take them here and there, you do day things with them, take them to movies maybe,” […]

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    Commissioners Slate Screenings of “The Trouble With Cali”

    SCRANTON — You now have the chance to see the movie partially shot in Scranton and partially funded by Lackawanna County taxpayers. The county commissioners announced Friday morning that Paul Sorvino’s movie The Trouble with Cali will be shown at the Scranton Cultural Center on July 9, 10, and 11 at 7:30 p.m. free of charge. The movie has been the subject of controversy because it was paid for, in part, with a half million in taxpayers’ dollars, and was […]

  • realestate

    Most of Dickson City Block Up For Sale

    DICKSON CITY — If one over-sized “For Sale” sign isn’t enough to catch your eye, how about six? Several signs stretch along a whole block on main street in Dickson City. “Automatically I’m doing the math, there’s a lot of rentals over there. I think it would do really good if a big chain were to come and tear them all down. It would be really nice. More exposure to my store,” said George Duffy. Duffy’s jewelry store, George & […]

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    Woman Accused of Hiding Missing Girl

    OLD FORGE — A woman from Lackawanna County faces felony charges for allegedly hiding a teenage girl in her home when police came looking for her. Earlier this week, we told you about the search for a missing 14-year-old girl from Old Forge. She was found about block away from the Old Forge police station. Police now say that an adult told the girl to hide under a mattress when officers first came looking for her. The missing teen’s picture […]

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    AME Church in Scranton Holding Vigil to Mourn Shooting

    SCRANTON — The pastor of Bethel AME Church in Scranton will hold a vigil Thursday evening to memorialize the victims of the church massacre in Charleston, South Carolina. A gunman walked into the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston Wednesday night and after sitting with others during a bible study, he started shooting. Nine people were killed. The suspect, Dylann Roof, 21, was caught Thursday morning in Shelby, North Carolina, about four hours from Charleston. The tragedy has rattled […]

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