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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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    COLTS Drivers Speak Out After Cutbacks, Layoffs Announced

    SCRANTON — Drivers for the County of Lackawanna Transit System (COLTS) in Lackawanna County are speaking out a day after the transit system announced cutbacks and layoffs. The drivers say the cuts will be severe when it comes to service and they are calling on PennDOT to give COLTS more time to pay the millions it owes. COLTS announced Thursday that it plans to cut its Saturday service and reduce the number of weekday routes. The president of the union […]

  • COLTS Mulling Cuts To Routes, Layoffs

    SCRANTON — The County of Lackawanna Transit System, COLTS, announced Thursday morning that it wants to cut back on routes and bus service to save money. It’s been referred to as the “ghost rider” scandal and because of it, COLTS owes the state $6 million over the next few years. That bill is forcing cuts that were already planned to be more severe. COLTS officials told us today they may have to lay off some employees. PennDOT says COLTS received […]

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    Scranton Grinder Going Out Of Business?

    SCRANTON — One of the last remaining independent hardware stores in Scranton may soon be closing. After starting out of a basement in south side in 1921, the owner of Scranton Grinder is preparing to retire. Joseph Ferrari’s learned a lot of lessons working at his family’s business in Scranton since high school: hard work and good customer service. He’s also learned to listen to his three daughters when they tell him it’s time to pack it in. “They tell […]

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    Two Sentenced In College Student Killing

    SCRANTON — A man from Scranton received the maximum sentence on Wednesday for the murder of a Lackawanna College student last year. His accomplice was also sentenced to state prison. The accomplice, Marlon Clotter of Scranton, was sentenced to between seven and 17 years in prison for supplying the gun that was used to kill Rahsan Crowder. The shooter, Ryan Harding, received the maximum sentence: 23 and a half years to 47 years and that may be because of what […]

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    Congressman Matt Cartwright Wins Second Term in 17th District

    SCRANTON — Incumbent Congressman Matt Cartwright won his second term in the 17th congressional district. His home county came out strong, leaving the freshman congressman from Moosic with 60 percent of the vote. He accepted his victory at the Hilton Scranton and Conference Center after his Republican challenger Dr. David Moylan conceded. Cartwright says he knows he’s heading back to an embattled Washington. “We`re all sick of it. It`s why congress has an approval rating of something like 12 or […]

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    Brush Fire at Ritter’s Farm Market

    JEFFERSON TOWNSHIP –  A large brush fire in Lackawanna County burned close to 20 acres of land on the property of a popular farm market. There was no damage to Ritter’s Farm Market near Mt. Cobb, but firefighters said it was a close call. The wind was whipping near Mt. Cobb Tuesday. That’s what told Ian Ritter he had a problem about a half hour after he did a control burn on the property of his family’s farm market along […]

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    Bridge Closed After Gas Truck Crash

    HOP BOTTOM — A gas truck driver who couldn’t make a sharp turn is responsible for a bridge closing in Susquehanna County, according to PennDOT. It’s on a road that’s already seen its fair share of bridge trouble. That bridge is on Station Hill Road, a short cut between Hop Bottom in Susquehanna County and Nicholson in Wyoming County. PennDOT officials say a worker for a gas company hit the bridge’s concrete wall with his truck. Now, the bridge may […]

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    The Mid-Valley’s American Bald Eagle

    JESSUP — Our Newswatch 16 cameras caught a fairly new resident of Lackawanna County’s mid-valley. A full-grown American Bald Eagle has made the Lackawanna River bank his new home. If you’re pumping gas at Cousin’s Convenient Market in Jessup in the early afternoon you may see a blur of black and white out of the corner of your eye. After hearing about him for several months, our Newswatch 16 cameras finally caught a few seconds of a bald eagle who […]

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    Police React To Official End To Search

    THROOP — Word of Eric Frein’s capture first spread over the police radio to officers working throughout Northeastern Pennsylvania. It was a 911 dispatch call they had been waiting for, for a long time. The police officers we talked to said they heard tones on their police radios, then a special announcement that fugitive Eric Frein had been caught. They told us that was an official end to what’s been a very long 48 days for the entire law enforcement […]

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    Natural Gas Power Plant Planned for Jessup

    JESSUP — Lackawanna County could be getting one of the largest natural gas power plants in the state. A company out of Chicago has bought 80 acres of old coal property just off the Casey Highway in Jessup to build the power plant. The plant would generate electricity from natural gas that is extracted from the Marcellus Shale region. Natural gas powered electricity plants are cropping up across the state. There are already two in our area, one in Lycoming […]

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    The Search for Eric Frein: A Look Back

    BLOOMING GROVE — The lights and sirens seen leading up to the Blooming Grove Barracks drove through the hearts of our community following the night of September 12th. The State Police Barracks at Blooming Grove was the scene of something that shook our sense of security. Corporal Bryon Dickson of Dunmore was shot and killed while leaving a shift he was never supposed to be on. Trooper Alex Douglass of Olyphant was injured so severely his life may never be […]

  • Long-Delayed Goodwill Project Underway

    SCRANTON — After years of talk, a construction project is now officially underway in the Electric City. It was the official start of a project that many people in Scranton doubted would ever happen. Goodwill Industries has plans to convert the old North Scranton Junior High School into senior apartments. This is a project 21 years in the making. Goodwill Industries bought the North Scranton Junior High building in 1993. Take a trip back to 1995. North Scranton Junior High […]


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