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
  • Burglar Arrested After He Was Caught on Camera Swiping Pool Heater

    ARCHBALD — Police in Lackawanna County have arrested the man they say stole pool supplies from a new golf club. Officers took James Hart, 43, of Olyphant into custody Wednesday night and charged with theft. Archbald police say over the past two weeks, Hart stole three pool heaters and a filter from the club at the Highlands Golf Course in Archbald. “We’re trying to get it done and completed and stuff. Everybody loves the place and wants to get here, wants […]

  • Heavy Hearts Observe Flag Day

    OLD FORGE — The shooting Wednesday morning near the nation’s capital falls on Flag Day, a day meant to celebrate the red, white, and blue. People observing the holiday in our area were also focused on the events in Alexandria, Virginia. The Flag Day ceremony at the Lackawanna County Courthouse was one of many such ceremonies held in our area. They’re meant to honor the flag that unites us as a country. Some folks celebrating earlier in the day in […]

  • Shots Fired When Store Owner Chases After Armed Robber

    SCRANTON — The owner of a dollar store chased after an armed robber who stole a donation box. The robber got away, but not without firing shots at the store owner. The owner of Disco Dollar in the Green Ridge Plaza in Scranton says when a robber with a gun walked out of his store Monday morning, he felt like he had to follow him and stand up for himself. “It’s just the fact that you’re taking advantage of me. […]

  • Tight-Knit Community Reacts to Supermarket Shooting

    WYOMING COUNTY —  It looked like a normal busy morning at Gay’s True Value in Tunkhannock, but it certainly didn’t feel normal a day after another Tunkhannock area business, Weis Markets in Eaton Township, was the scene of a murder-suicide. It’s three victims, Terry Sterling, Victoria Brong, and Brian Hayes, all members of the tight-knit community. “It’s hard to imagine it’s actually happening in a small community, you hear about it in big cities, but here it is in a […]

  • Texas Voice Actor Talks About Strange Connection to Supermarket Shooting

    DALLAS, TEXAS — Newswatch 16 spoke to Laura Faverty over Facebook video messenger from her home in Dallas, Texas. She talked to us about her strange connection to a man who lived near Dallas, Pennsylvania, Randy Stair, who gunned down three of his coworkers before taking his own life. “I’m, I’m just shocked, like I’m talking but I don’t really have words. I was just an actor paid to voice a character now I’m getting all these emails, messages, people are […]

  • Remembering The Victims of the Supermarket Shooting

    EATON TOWNSHIP — A vigil to honor the victims in the deadly supermarket shooting near Tunkhannock is set for 7 p.m. Thursday the Wyoming County Courthouse. The event will be focused on the three victims of the shootings — co-workers, moms and dads, loved by families in Wyoming and Susquehanna Counties. Only a handful of workers covered the overnight shift at Weis Markets near Tunkhannock. The team stocked shelves and prepared the place for the busy morning to come. By […]

  • Former Giant Floor Warehouse to be Senior Apartments

    SCRANTON — It’s new life for an old building in Scranton and it comes from a familiar name. John Basalyga, owner of the Marketplace at Steamtown, now has plans to renovate a warehouse on Meadow Avenue. The place in Scranton’s Dutch Hollow neighborhood used to be home to Giant Floor, and before then, Gold Star Manufacturing. It started out as a clothing factory until the 1940s. Renovations will start this summer to turn the place into 40 apartments for residents […]

  • Guilty on All Counts in Murder of Prison Officer

    SCRANTON –It took a jury less than 30 minutes to find a federal inmate guilty of the murder of one of his correctional officers. Jessie Con-ui is guilty of first-degree murder for killing corrections officer Eric Williams of Nanticoke. Con-ui was an inmate at the federal prison at Canaan in Wayne County when he killed Williams in February of 2013. Con-ui was serving a life sentence for a gang-related murder in Arizona. The trial took only two days because Con-ui’s […]

  • Shelly’s Diner Saying Goodbye

    HAMLIN — A diner in Wayne County will close up shop this weekend, but not because its owners want to. The owners of Shelly’s Family Restaurant in Hamlin say it’s getting harder and harder for small businesses to survive. Patrick Shelly bought the building on the Hamlin Highway 10 years ago to chase a dream he’s had since boyhood. “There’s so many things working against small business anymore. It’s tough,” Shelly said. The dream ends on Sunday when Shelly’s Family […]

  • Meet Lackawanna Land Bank’s First Buyers

    SCRANTON — A couple from Scranton, who have been maintaining an empty lot next to their home for a decade, finally got to call it their own today. They were the first to purchase property from Lackawanna County’s Land Bank. The empty lot on North Cameron Avenue in Scranton’s west side has a long back story, but it has a happy ending. “It didn’t look great, but Greg took care of it for many years, always cutting the grass and […]

  • Marley’s Mission Visited by International Trainers

    NEWTON TOWNSHIP — A nonprofit in Lackawanna County that uses horses to provide therapy to children got a visit this week from the “rock stars” of the horse therapy world. Marley’s Mission was founded in 2010. It’s been located at a farm near Clarks Summit for four of those years. This week, it will really be put on the map of fully-certified equine-assisted psychotherapy providers. The method is a mouthful, but trainers from the international training body for horse therapy […]

  • Diaper Delivery: 100,000 Donated to Baby Pantry

    DUNMORE — Moms and dads know that diapers are one of the most expensive things you have to buy for your baby. Members of a church in Lackawanna County wanted to buy diapers for needy families. The amount they came up with surprised even themselves. The members from Parker Hill Community Church came with a truck that you could consider a stork on steroids.  They delivered more than 100,000 diapers to the baby pantry run by St. Joseph’s Center at […]