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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    Old Forge, Former Police Chief Win Civil Trial

    OLD FORGE — A five-year saga involving the borough of Old Forge and its police and fire departments came to an end inside a federal courtroom in Scranton. On Tuesday, a jury sided with the borough in a civil case brought by a young woman who accused two police officials and a firefighter of sexual abuse. Newswatch 16 talked with former Old Forge Police Chief Larry Semenza about the verdict. Semenza, a former police captain, and the firefighter were also […]

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    Scranton Police Officers Learn to Fly

    JESSUP — Scranton police officers are being trained to use a new crime fighting gadget. The department has had a drone for a few weeks now, and a company based in Lackawanna County is helping them learn how to use it. A parking lot in Jessup provided a place for practice. Two Scranton police officers are assuming other duties this week. They’re learning how to fly the department’s new drone. Scranton police are the latest client of Dart Drones based […]

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    20 Years Later, Woman Describes Effects of Carbon Monoxide

    DUNMORE — 20 years ago, families in Lackawanna County discovered that their homes were filled with carbon monoxide. One of those families says they still live with the effects two decades later. The carbon monoxide leak that was discovered February 7, 1997 ¬†affected homes in the Swinick development in Dunmore. The federal Environmental Protection Agency later blamed PennDOT for causing the CO release. One of the women affected said on this 20th anniversary, she wanted people to know that this […]

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    More Time in the Classroom for Scranton Students?

    SCRANTON — Students in one of largest school districts in our area could see changes to their schedules. The Scranton School District superintendent has proposed changes she says will improve performance for the district’s students. The new plan may have Scranton students redistributing the time spent learning reading, writing, and arithmetic and how much time they spend in music, art, and gym class. The plan proposed by the Scranton School District superintendent is meant to improve test scores by increasing […]

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    Harrison Avenue Bridge to Become ‘Biden Bridge’?

    UPDATE:¬†Representative Kevin Haggerty said he will no longer seek to name the new bridge after Vice President Joe Biden as it already has a new name. (Original story) SCRANTON — An iconic spot in Scranton may soon bear the name of another Scranton icon. Legislation will soon be introduced in Harrisburg to name the new Harrison Avenue Bridge after Vice President Joe Biden. The new Harrison Avenue Bridge connecting Scranton’s Hill Section and South Side could be done by the […]

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    Car Fire, Explosions Destroy Home in Sunbury

    SUNBURY — A fire followed by several small explosions destroyed a family’s home and forced the evacuation of a neighborhood in Sunbury. Neighbors say luck and quick action by firefighters kept them from getting hurt. A chain-reaction explosion destroyed the home on Reagan Street in Sunbury. The fire chief says the homeowner pulled into the garage after a trip to the grocery store and then noticed her car’s engine was on fire. She was able to run upstairs and get […]

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    Trio Face First Degree Murder Charges for Death of Friend

    SCRANTON — Three friends, behind bars since this summer, have now been charged with first degree murder for the death of another friend – Joshua Rose. At a preliminary hearing Friday, prosecutors revealed new details about how the three allegedly strangled rose and dumped his body in Susquehanna County. Prosecutors had been waiting until the preliminary hearing to file the upgraded charges of first and third degree murder against Preston Layfield, Tyler Mirabelli, and Amanda Wayda for the death of […]

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    Pennsylvania Ambulance Adds Doctors to Team

    SCRANTON — You don’t hear of doctors making house calls very much anymore but one will start in Lackawanna County on a voluntary basis. Pennsylvania Ambulance’s newest vehicle in its fleet has “physician” written on each side. That physician is the newest employee of the ambulance service based in Scranton. But he’s not exactly an employee. The Philadelphia native is fresh from his residency program but started working on ambulances as a teenager. He’s volunteering to be here. “When I […]

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    Troopers Resume Search for Robert Baron

    OLD FORGE — Police ramped up their search for a missing pizza shop owner as troopers are scouring the woods in Lackawanna County. Police have concentrated their search on two areas of Old Forge. They are looking for Robert Baron who has been missing for a week. It’s been an anxious week for folks in this community. Police and firefighters from more than a dozen different agencies were back out searching Thursday. We also know more about the evidence they […]

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    Students Collect 1,000 Pairs of Socks for Homeless

    SCRANTON — A holiday clothing drive organized by third graders in Scranton exceeded expectations. Back in December, they started collecting socks for homeless veterans. The 1,000 pairs of socks collected fill a big need. Third graders at Prescott Elementary in Scranton were asked to walk in the shoes of homeless veterans and they took that task literally by collecting socks. “I was really looking forward to that because she told us that people out there didn’t have a lot of […]

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    Authorities Urge Caution as Search for Missing Man Continues

    OLD FORGE — The search for a missing pizzeria owner continued into another day while investigators kept mum on the investigation. Friends of Robert Baron–even Old Forge’s mayor–asked people to stop speculating and start searching. Investigators are still collecting and testing evidence found inside Robert Baron’s pizza shop, Ghigiarelli’s, and the car Baron had been driving. While folks in Old Forge wait for answers, many of them are taking the investigation into their own hands and trying to find him. […]

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    Restaurant Owner Listed as Missing

    OLD FORGE — A longtime business owner in Old Forge has vanished and police believe he may be in danger. Their investigation is focused on his family’s restaurant that’s been in business for decades. Ghigiarelli’s is one of the famous Old Forge pizza restaurants. It would normally be busy on a Friday night, but it’s been closed since Thursday. Police say its owner, Robert Baron, was last seen Wednesday night. There are flowers at the front door of Ghigiarelli’s on […]