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
  • Traffic Light Planned for Busy Archbald Intersection

    ARCHBALD — A PennDOT project meant to improve safety is underway in Lackawanna County.  Crews are adding a traffic light in an area drivers say can be tough to navigate. In the middle of the day, it seems there’s never a car not moving where Main Street meets Kennedy Drive in Archbald.  Sandwiched by the Post Office, a gas station, and a grocery store, it’s one of the busiest intersections in the borough. “I think it`s a terrible set up, […]

  • Annual Fish Fry Draws Big Crowd in Jermyn

    JERMYN  — Firefighters are used to heat…which may explain why these volunteer firefighters in Jermyn are able to fry more than 1,000 pounds of fish — rapid fire! Volunteers with Artisan Fire Company stater by taking care of delivery orders first. Boxes are filed with fish dinners, and those dinners get delivered all across Lackawanna County. “We have 80 going to one manufacturing company,” said Fire Chief Bob Chase. “About 35 to 40 of them are going to others and […]

  • Wrong-way Driver Sentenced for Deadly Crash

    SCRANTON — A driver who went the wrong way on the interstate has been sentenced to prison for the death of another driver Prosecutors say that Adam Kovaleski of Carbondale was almost four times the legal limit in 2015 when he got on Interstate 81 in Scranton going the wrong way. After a five mile trip, he collided with another car killing Timothy Kunis of Milford. Kovaleski learned Thursday he will spend at last three years in prison for the […]

  • Caregiver Accused of Stealing from Mother of Missing Man

    SCRANTON -- A missing persons investigation led detectives to another crime and now, a woman is charged with stealing from an elderly woman in her care.

  • Feeding the Soul for Easter

    SCRANTON — Easter came early for more than 1,000 families in Lackawanna County.  Friends of the Poor gave out all the ingredients for an Easter meal–candy and all. There are two types of baskets given out here. One feeds the stomach, the other feeds the soul. Together they make all you need for a family Easter. Families in need lined up at St. Mary’s Center in Scranton Wednesday for food baskets distributed by volunteers.  Then, those with little ones picked […]

  • Former Scranton Cooperage Head Facing Hazardous Waste Charges Related to Huge Fire

    JESSUP — When the state attorney general’s office started looking into the cause of a 2014 chemical fire in Jessup, investigators found more than expected. On Wednesday, the attorney general announced more felony charges against the owner of the former Scranton Cooperage in Jessup. He’s now accused of illegally storing hazardous waste. The fire at Scranton Cooperage in June of 2014 is one that the Jessup Hose Company, along with about 200 other firefighters who helped them, won’t soon forget. […]

  • Lackawanna College Police Academy Plans Move, Expansion

    SCRANTON — The Lackawanna College Police Academy in Scranton will celebrate 40 years this week. Its instructors think the academy’s location needs to get with the times. The academy’s director unveiled plans for two new facilities on Tuesday. The police academy currently occupies the fifth floor of a dormitory at Lackawanna College. The academy’s director says the place doesn’t provide the room needed for new types of police training. One of the two classrooms at the Lackawanna College Police Academy […]

  • Prison Sentence for Deadly Scranton Hit and Run

    SCRANTON — A woman has been sentenced to prison for a deadly hit and run in Scranton. Tiffany Timko from Hazleton was sentenced Tuesday morning to one to three years in prison. Timko pleaded guilty in November to involuntary manslaughter in the death of Betty Sawkulich. The sister of the woman killed in that hit and run two years ago says she’s disappointed with the sentence for the driver. Kayla Pacewicz often wears a t-shirt she had made with a […]

  • Thousands Remain Under Boil Water Advisory

    SCRANTON — Parts of Lackawanna County will remain on a boil water advisory at least until Wednesday following that massive water main break over the weekend. Water service has been restored since the break on Saturday, but that boil water advisory is still in place for Scranton, Dunmore, the mid valley and down valley of Lackawanna County, and the Abingtons. That presented a challenge for school districts like Scranton having to provide clean water to thousands of students. The Aramark staff […]

  • McGloin Signs with Eagles

    SCRANTON — Former Penn State quarterback and Scranton native Matt McGloin will play another season in the NFL but with a team much closer to home. The Philadelphia Eagles announced Monday they picked up McGloin just days after leaving the Oakland Raiders. Roster Move: #Eagles and QB Matt McGloin agree to terms on a one-year deal. #FlyEaglesFly pic.twitter.com/lcWKfD48oM — Philadelphia Eagles (@Eagles) April 10, 2017 Matt McGloin’s football career has been a quintessential underdog story and his home city has […]

  • Family of Late Scranton Marathon Runner Speaks to National Media

    SCRANTON  — Lindsay Doherty, the mother who died at the finish line of the Scranton Half Marathon last week, was laid to rest today. However, since her untimely passing, Doherty’s story has captivated people all over across the nation. Doherty’s family has been quiet up until now, grieving the loss of their beloved wife, sister, daughter and mother — but Lindsay’s widower, Jim, is finally speaking out about not only her death, but also her life. The coroner has said […]

  • Syrian Refugees Grateful for U.S. Air Strikes

    WILKES-BARRE — Our area has become home to some Syrian families escaping the civil war. For one family now living in Wilkes-Barre, Thursday night’s air strikes were a long time coming. We first met the Allouz family in 2015 right after they moved to Wilkes-Barre. They come from central Syria and the chemical attack on civilians earlier this week hit especially close to home. They lost some friends in that attack. President Trump’s decision to bomb a Syrian airfield is […]