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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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    Illegal Dumping Impedes Recycling Program

    ROARING BROOK TOWNSHIP — A recycling center in Lackawanna County has been the scene of illegal dumping, and now authorities in Roaring Brook Township are out to find the people responsible. Roaring Brook Township’s recycling program is a volunteer effort, but people leaving junk at the site is now using up township time and money. Police are planning to prosecute any more illegal dumping cases. A Roaring Brook Township supervisor snapped a picture and posted it on township’s Facebook page […]

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    “Project 505″ Restoration Begins

    SCRANTON — An electric trolley that travelled the streets of Scranton 70 years ago started another journey on Tuesday. The Number 505 trolley is headed south, near Reading, to be restored. The old wheels have travelled a lot of miles but a few feet it travelled on Tuesday may be the most important distance they ever traveled. “I was hoping it wouldn’t fall off and that it get up here all in one piece,” said Electric City Trolley Museum worker […]

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    Pothole Patching in the “Pizza Capital”

    OLD FORGE — This week, PennDOT started a patching project on a few miles of road that have been damaging tires and pushing buttons for drivers in Taylor and Old Forge. Months after they were formed, potholes in that part of Lackawanna County are finally being fixed. Potholes in the so-called “pizza capital of the world” have been a subject of gripes. Since, on any given Saturday night, Main Street in Old Forge looks more like a busy city than […]

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    75th Annual Scranton Co-Op Farmers Market

    SCRANTON — Folks in Lackawanna County had to wait a bit longer for the start of the 75th Annual Co-Op Farmers Market in Scranton and shoppers showed how eager they were when the stands finally opened Friday morning. The farmers market in the Providence section of Scranton is held Monday, Wednesday and Friday starting at noon, but some of the vendors told us that people were lined up this morning at 10 a.m. to shop for fresh produce. Shoppers told […]

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    Crews Still Cleaning Oil From Lackawanna River

    SCRANTON — The banks of the Lackawanna River in Scranton are often busy on a nice summer day. Bikers and runners have noticed something different here since Saturday. “The smell sometimes is gross when you’re running,” said Kerry Ziegler of Scranton. Officials with the DEP are more concerned about what you can see if you get closer to the river bank.  Black stains left on leaves and rocks and the sheen of oil in the water. A HAZMAT company in […]

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    Emergency Crews Attempt To Save Dogs After Fire

    SCRANTON — The people who live in the home on the 900 block on South 9th Avenue were not there when flames broke out on the first floor. Neighbors knew who was home though, two dogs that everyone on the block knew by name. So, Scranton firefighters knew just who they were looking for when they went into the smoke-filled house. Within minutes they removed the two dogs. They had already breathed in lots of smoke. Then, firefighters, EMT’s, and […]

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    St. Ann’s Novena Off To “Refreshing” Start

    SCRANTON — An event that draws thousands of Catholics started Thursday in Scranton. St. Ann’s Novena brings crowds several times a day to the Electric City’s west side. St. Ann Street and the surrounding neighborhood in West Scranton becomes a parking lot leading up to the five masses that are held each day of the novena. The novena is a lifelong tradition for many Catholics but something about the first day today wasn’t so traditional. Some Catholics say the first […]

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    Commissioners: Mall at Steamtown Only an Option

    SCRANTON — The idea of Lackawanna County setting up office space at The Mall at Steamtown in Scranton is certainly creating a buzz within county government. The Mall at Steamtown was sold to its mortgage holder in sheriff’s sale Tuesday. It raised a lot of questions about what’s next for the mall. Newswatch 16 also reported Tuesday that Lackawanna County Commissioners have been in discussions with mall owners about moving county offices to the mall. Commissioners said Wednesday moving offices […]

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    Mayor: Tax On Commuters Looks Promising

    SCRANTON — The city council in Scranton is set to vote this week on a tax to raise money for the city’s struggling pension fund. It would be a tax paid by people who don’t live in Scranton but work there. The city of Scranton has tried to pass a so-called commuter tax in recent years but it was turned down by the courts. Mayor Bill Courtright says the latest tax he’s proposing wouldn’t need court approval because it would […]

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    Could Mall Become County Offices?

    SCRANTON — The company that holds the mortgage for The Mall at Steamtown in Scranton bought the property Tuesday at a sheriff’s sale after it went into foreclosure. It means, for now, it will continue operating as a mall. But Newswatch 16 learned today the property could turn into office space if Lackawanna County has its way. The Mall at Steamtown defaulted on a $37.2 million dollar mortgage payment last summer. A former mall employee told Newswatch 16 that not […]

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    New Owners For Mall At Steamtown

    SCRANTON — The mall at the center of downtown Scranton was sold to its mortgage holder in a sheriff’s sale, an uncertain step forward for the Mall at Steamtown which went into foreclosure earlier this year. Al Boscov, who was one of the primary owners of the Mall at Steamtown until Tuesday morning, told us it took $90 million to build this more than 20 years ago. The mortgage holder took over the mortgage for the amount Boscov and the […]

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    Source Of Lackawanna River Oil Slick Identified

    SCRANTON — The state has traced the source of an oil spill in the Lackawanna River in Scranton: an oil tank on property owned by Dunmore businessman Louis DeNaples. A black line staining the leaves along the Lackawanna River near Poplar Street in Scranton shows how high the water was after last week’s rain. It also shows what’s left of a fuel oil spill that spread through several miles of the river. On Saturday, fishermen noticed the oil coming from […]