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 cats, Utley & Laurel.

If you have a story idea, or just want to say hi, send Stacy an e-mail.


Recent Articles
  • Genealogical Research Society Shut Down

    PECKVILLE — An organization in Lackawanna County that helped people trace their family histories has shut its doors. Some of its former members are now wondering what’s happened to thousands of historical records the group collected. For close to 20 years, the Genealogical Research Society of Northeastern Pennsylvania has occupied an old church on Main Street in Peckville. But, for the past few weeks “closed” signs have covered the building. Its leadership tells Newswatch 16 that they are in the […]

  • Driving in the Hill ‘like a maze’

    SCRANTON — Some people who live in Scranton say getting out of their neighborhood has been something like a game over the past few weeks. People in Scranton’s Hill Section have gotten used to cut-up streets and crews from the gas and water companies working to replace old mains under the streets. They aren’t used to construction this close to December but the utility companies say there’s a reason for that. “A nightmare, I’m going to spend my life driving […]

  • New Park Planned for Scranton

    SCRANTON — There are plans to make it easier for people to access the Lackawanna River. ButĀ first, a utility company must clean up contamination that’s been around for years. It’s a seven-acre swath of land that many Scrantonians may not even know is there. It’s off Cliff Street, sandwiched between the Steamtown National Historic Site and the Lackawanna River. It doesn’t look like much now, but Lackawanna County’s Director of Parks and Recreation sees potential. “I look at this as […]

  • Workers Install Tanks for Electric City Aquarium

    SCRANTON — Some big fish are moving into Scranton soon and their new homes arrived on Wednesday. Newswatch 16 was at The Marketplace at Steamtown as crews began moving in six tanks for the new Electric City Aquarium. The Electric City Aquarium and Reptile Den will be inside what used to be an Express clothing store. Moving tanks the size of swimming pools that will house sharks and stingrays into a place like a mall is a logistical challenge. The […]

  • Vendors Ready for ScrantonMade Holiday Marketplace

    SCRANTON — A holiday marketplace highlighting small businesses will return to Scranton this weekend and this is the second year it will be held inside the former Globe Store downtown. The annual ScrantonMade Holiday Marketplace will be held on Wyoming Avenue Friday night through Sunday afternoon. This is the second year it’ll be held inside the old Globe and the last before the former department store is renovated to house county government. The ScrantonMade Holiday Marketplace lends itself to Christmas […]

  • A Look at Library Renovations

    SCRANTON — The Albright Memorial Library in downtown Scranton will be closed for the next month as crews work on renovations inside the building. The improvements are being made ahead of the library’s 125th anniversary. Plastic now covers much of the inside of the building on North Washington Avenue that John J. Albright donated to Scranton in 1893. Director Jack Finnerty says, in all that time, the library’s never lost Mr. Albright’s vision. “While Albright was very interested in the […]

  • Trio Sentenced to State Prison for Bizarre Murder

    SCRANTON — Three friends face long prison terms for the bizarre murder of a young man. That murder case came to a close Wednesday afternoon in a courtroom in Scranton. Three people were sent to state prison for the murder of their friend Joshua Rose of Luzerne County. Rose’s family says his killers’ greatest crime was inaction. The judge called this case “mind-boggling” and one of the most bizarre set of facts he’s ever seen in a murder case — […]

  • Thanksgiving Dinner Tradition in Scranton

    SCRANTON — Thanksgiving comes early to downtown Scranton for a holiday tradition that feeds hundreds of people each year. The annual Friends of the Poor dinner has been a Thanksgiving tradition for decades in downtown Scranton. Thousands of people came to the ballroom at the Scranton Cultural Center for the dinner. Volunteers expect to serve about 1,500 Thanksgiving meals. It’s all run by Friends of the Poor in Scranton and is open to anyone. While organizers aim to feed the […]

  • Feed A Friend, UNC Provide Fixin’s for a Feast

    SCRANTON — It’s the payoff of your generosity and a lot of hard work by the United Neighborhood Centers along with WNEP’s Feed A Friend food drive. Many of your donations to WNEP’s Feed A Friend program end up at St. Mary’s Center in Scranton where volunteers are helping United Neighborhood Centers distribute the ingredients for a Thanksgiving meal. Officials from UNC say throughout the day, they will give Thanksgiving meal baskets to more than 1,000 families in need. Your […]

  • Santa Comes to Scranton

    SCRANTON — The streets of downtown Scranton serve as a welcome mat for the holiday season. The annual Santa Parade stepped off Saturday morning with the weather feeling appropriately wintry. Though Thanksgiving is still a few days away, some families see the Santa Parade as the start of family traditions that will take them through the end of the year. “We love family traditions. We’re all about family and getting together. We love the holidays,” Melissa McCallister of Scranton. The […]

  • Sending a Signal in Carbondale

    CARBONDALE — The city of Carbondale got some new traffic lights on Friday but the real story is about the person who procured them. Hopefully, we all have something we’re passionate about. For John Michael Gigliotti of Carbondale, that something is traffic signals. “I can tell all the signal head manufacturers, the controllers, like, almost any traffic signal-related part you can think of,” he said. John Michael has autism and like many people on the autism spectrum, he loves to […]

  • A Splash of Color in Scranton’s West Side

    SCRANTON — An artist unveiled his latest work in Scranton Friday, a mural depicting the city’s west side. People in west Scranton hope the mural draws attention to what’s going on inside the building it’s painted on. A splash of color now welcomes visitors to Washburn Street in west Scranton. Westside painted in its own image on the side of a building that needed a little something extra. “This was just a big box.. .and it just kind of blended […]