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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    Community Rallies Around Crash Victims

    SCRANTON — We are learning more about the suspect and the victims involved in a deadly wreck in Lackawanna County over the weekend. One of the drivers is accused of going the wrong way on Interstate 81. It’s the third crash of this type in Lackawanna County in just a few months, but with four people killed, it is the deadliest wrong-way crash so far. The ripple effects of that crash last weekend are being felt at a Hindu temple […]

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    Could Carbondale Police Use Body Cameras?

    CARBONDALEĀ — From the bar at Calandi’sĀ Cafe in Carbondale, customers hash out the world’s problems. Owner Debbie Calandi has recently been bothered by the issue of police safety. She wanted to find a way to put body cameras on the uniforms of Carbondale City police officers. She has planned a benefit hoping to raise $20,000 so the department can buy the technology. “I think it’s a good mark. I don’t know if everyone else would agree, but I think it’s beneficial […]

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    Radisson Renovation Underway in Scranton

    SCRANTON — A century-old train station turned hotel in Scranton is getting the modern update it’s needed for many years. The Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel is in the middle of a multimillion-dollar renovation. From its balcony, the transition from train station to the Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel is seamless. But for years, the transition from the lobby to the hotel rooms wasn’t so. “While they were standard hotel rooms before, they are truly something special now,” said Radisson general manager […]

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    From School to Coffee Shop

    THROOP — A project to restore an old school building in Lackawanna County is taking shape. A contractor purchased the former St. Anthony’s School in Throop, hoping to save it from demolition. “I hate to say it, but it seems anything that’s in disrepair is torn down anymore.” Tom Lukasewicz didn’t want a building on Boulevard Avenue in Throop to meet that fate, so he bought it seven years ago. “If you would have seen this place seven years ago, […]

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    Honoring MLK with Day of Service

    SCRANTON — Martin Luther King Jr. Day is a day off for many people, but some volunteers in our area thought it was the perfect day to get to work. There are many events and projects in Lackawanna County to honor Martin Luther King Jr. United Neighborhood Centers in Scranton is leading a march throughout downtown to commemorate MLK Day. For others, the holiday has become a day of service and we caught up with some volunteers who put themselves […]

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    West Scranton Students Celebrate Diversity

    SCRANTON — Students in Scranton took part in an annual celebration leading up to Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The students at West Scranton High School believe Dr. King’s message still makes a lot of sense today. A few hundred high schoolers in one room on a Friday — that’s a lot of pent-up energy. On this Friday afternoon, teachers at West Scranton High School hope the students channel that into creative energy. The string of different performances makes up […]

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    Dogs Killed, Home Gutted in Ransom Township Fire

    RANSOM TOWNSHIP — Firefighters were called out Friday morning to battle flames at a home in Lackawanna County. Fire broke out before 11 a.m. at a home in the Sunset Mobile Home Park off Newton Ransom Boulevard. The Surplus family from Ransom was out and about running errands or at school when their mobile home caught fire. They say it’s destroyed and they are mourning the loss of three pets. The family knew their relatives who live there were safe […]

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    Moscow Searching For Sidewalk Solution

    MOSCOW — Some residents in the borough of Moscow feel disconnected from their downtown because a stretch of sidewalk is not handicapped accessible. Borough officials are working on a solution. Over the past few years, Main Street in Moscow has gotten a lot more pedestrian friendly, but the walking stops when you hit the borough’s biggest intersection: Main and Market Streets. There are no crosswalks on Market Street and the sidewalk that leads to Main Street does not have a […]

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    Driver Accused of Hitting Teen, Crossing Guard Facing Charges

    SCRANTON — A driver accused of hitting a teenager and a school crossing guard turned herself in Wednesday morning in Lackawanna County. Prosecutors say that driver from Scranton was under the influence when she hit the 14-year-old girl and a crossing guard in October of 2015. It’s the woman’s third DUI case in just a matter of months. That woman, Jamie Rutledge of Scranton, turned herself in at the Lackawanna County Courthouse and was arraigned on more than a dozen […]

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    Tenants Moving into “Goodwill at North”

    SCRANTON — In Scranton, some tenants are settling into their new home: the old North Scranton Junior High School. The new official name for the building is Goodwill at North: Gerald T. Langan Apartments. The senior apartments opened up a few weeks ago. Goodwill Industries of NEPA has owned the old school for about 20 years. The project was a long time coming for Goodwill and also for the people who now call the building home. An architectural gem in […]

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    Montana School Challenges Summit University

    SOUTH ABINGTON TOWNSHIP — Summit University of Lackawanna County, formerly known as Baptist Bible College, may soon change its name again. There’s another Summit University and officials with that school in Montana have taken issue. Summit University near Clarks Summit just wrapped up a lengthy marketing campaign after changing its name last year from Baptist Bible College. So, you can imagine school officials’ frustration when they were hit with a lawsuit over the brand new name. “Obviously, when we landed […]

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    Truck Axle Crashes Through Windshield, Narrowly Misses Mom Taking Kids to School

    ARCHBALD — Many say it’s a miracle nobody was hurt in a bizarre crash along the Casey Highway in Lackawanna County on Wednesday. The axle of a truck came off and hit the windshield of an SUV going the other way. We spoke to the woman who was driving the SUV. She was taking her kids to school when they had that very close call. She said they were shaken up, but glad everyone is OK. The still photos may […]


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