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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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    Suspect Named in Scranton Homicide

    SCRANTON –Charges were filed Tuesday afternoon for a homicide in Scranton. Police accuse Joseph Thornton, 26, of killing his neighbor in December. Thornton was arraigned at police headquarters Tuesday afternoon. He’s accused of killing Stephanie Tyminski. The two were neighbors, and lived across the hall from each other at Valley View Estates in Scranton. Their other neighbors have suspected Thornton since the killing happened in December. Thornton has been behind bars for weeks, and finally Scranton police have charged him […]

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    Home in Lackawanna County Hit by Fire

    MOOSIC — Crews were called out Tuesday to battle flames at a house in Moosic. It broke out before 9:30 a.m. in the place on Winfield Avenue. There were intense flames that firefighters only got under after about two hours. There was one woman inside the home but she was not hurt. That woman told Newswatch 16 she lives there with her boyfriend and noticed flames in the back of the house, possibly in the kitchen. We also found out […]


    Man Killed by Falling Headstone While Decorating Family Grave

    THROOP — A man decorating a gravesite for Easter died Monday morning when a headstone fell on him in Lackawanna County. Police say Stephen Woytack, 74, of Scranton was the man killed at St. Joseph’s Cemetery in Throop. The cemetery’s caretaker spoke with us shortly after the incident. He says Woytack and his wife decorate the family grave for Easter every year. Ed Kubilus is the caretaker for St. Joseph’s Cemetery in Throop. Every Easter he can count on seeing […]

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    Cleaning Contaminant Near Bridge Project Will Cost Time and Money

    SCRANTON — The hope was to have a whole new Rockwell Avenue Bridge in Scranton open by the fall. Not now. Instead of building a bridge, crews now have to spend that time investigating where contamination is coming from and how to stop it. The new Rockwell Avenue Bridge will go over Leggett’s Creek off of Market Street in Scranton. On Tuesday, crews were working to re-route the creek for construction when they found  contamination in the groundwater. Officials from The […]

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    Support Shown For Fire Victims In Scranton

    SCRANTON — Family members in Scranton who were away at church when their house caught fire Sunday are now being helped by the church. The home, coincidentally, is on Church Avenue. Fire investigators believe the fire started in the basement and worked its way up. Scranton city officials condemned both sides of the double-block home shortly after the fire was put out on Sunday.   That leaves two families without a place to stay. We talked with one of those families […]

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    Fallen Wall Leads To Traffic Restrictions

    ELMHURST TOWNSHIP — After a supporting wall for a bridge in Lackawanna County fell out beneath it, PennDOT now says the bridge will take months to fix and traffic will be down to one lane on Route 435. A supporting wall that helps hold up a bridge along Route 435 in Elmhurst Township collapsed Monday afternoon. PennDOT now says the potential danger to drivers is worse than they originally thought. Work started Tuesday to take the bridge down to one […]

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    Does Lackawanna County Newsletter Come at Too Much of a Cost?

    LACKAWANNA COUNTY — Property taxpayers in Lackawanna County may have received a newsletter in the mail last week with some outdated information. Some of those taxpayers are saying it came too late and at too much of a cost to them. Newsletters are sent to Lackawanna County property taxpayers twice a year. The cost to the county is about $14,000 a year plus postage. It’s paid for with hotel tax money. That money is used to promote tourism in Lackawanna […]

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    Jefferson Elementary Celebrates World Down Syndrome Day

    JEFFERSON TOWNSHIP — The world celebrated “World Down Syndrome Day” last week and Monday, an elementary school in Lackawanna County celebrated its own connection to Down syndrome by throwing a party. We’d like to introduce you to Abby and Olivia, both second graders at Jefferson Elementary in Mount Cobb. For the last hour of school, they were both the center of attention. “I like this party!” Abby said. Abby and Olivia have Down syndrome. They were born with one more […]

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    Friendly Sons Prepare For Vice President

    DICKSON CITY — Employees at Genetti Manor, officials from the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick in Lackawanna County, and the United States Secret Service met Monday evening to finalize the details for Vice President Biden’s visit Tuesday night. Nearly 1,200 forks, knives, and spoons are laid out with care on dozens of tables in the ballroom at Genetti Manor in Dickson City, but the most tedious work is the kind our cameras can’t see. Members of the United States Secret […]

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    Overhaul Of Routes 6 and 11 Begins

    CLARKS SUMMIT — Work is beginning on two and half year project to restore the main route between Lackawanna and Wyoming Counties. Routes 6 and 11 will be revamped in that time and it will affect the way you drive on the road. Crews hired by PennDOT resumed work on that $42 million project Monday. Routes 6 and 11 between Clarks Summit and Tunkhannock was put in the 1950s and hasn’t had a major overhaul since. The work that started […]

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    Former State Rep. Ed Staback Appointed Lackawanna County Commissioner

    SCRANTON — A vacancy on the Lackawanna County Board of Commissioners has been filled. Judges have picked former state Representative Ed Staback to fill in as a commissioner. He was sworn Friday afternoon at the Lackawanna County Courthouse. That vacancy needed to be filled after former Commissioner Corey O’Brien stepped down earlier this year. O’Brien is a Democrat, so the Democratic Committee had to make three nominations for his replacement. Those three candidates were interviewed at the courthouse Friday and […]

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    New Superintendent of Scranton School District Introduced

    SCRANTON — The Scranton School District officially introduced its new superintendent Friday. The new superintendent, Dr. Alexis Kirijan, was sworn in by Lackawanna County judges Friday afternoon. Though she doesn’t officially begin her new post until July, she spoke about her plans for the rest of the school year and how she might fix the district’s budget. Kirijan promised to work for her constituents, those being the students and taxpayers in the Scranton School District. Kirijan spoke publicly for the […]


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