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
  • Scranton Businesses Band Together to Get Free Downtown Parking for Customers

    SCRANTON — A group of business owners in downtown Scranton is banding together to solve what they say is one of their customers’ biggest complaints: parking. They hope their plan will give people an incentive to shop. Justin Amendolaro, who owns a gift shop of the same name on Spruce Street, loves being in downtown Scranton. But, he’s had to come up with ways to make his business work. He offers curbside service so customers can pick something out online […]

  • Trucker Charged with Homicide in Lackawanna County

    SOUTH ABINGTON TOWNSHIP — Almost a year after a crash that ended up killing a tow truck operator, a tractor trailer driver is now charged with his homicide. The rig collided with the tow truck at the crash scene last August. State troopers say it took this past year to painstakingly go through that truckers driving logs. Troopers believe that the trucker, Johnny Coelho of Massachusetts, was falsifying the records and had been driving 35 hours without a significant break […]

  • Pub Planned for Dickson City

    DICKSON CITY — A building left behind by a restaurant that moved to a new location will soon have customers again. Crews are renovating the former Texas Roadhouse spot in Dickson City and a franchisee plans to open Tilted Kilt, an Irish pub with a twist on the traditional garb. “This has been a really good area for us, we actually own and operate Friendly`s restaurants in the area, so we were looking for an opportunity to bring this venue […]

  • Residents Might be Able to Stay in Archbald Mobile Home Park

    SCRANTON — Residents of a troubled mobile home park in Lackawanna County said Wednesday they now have hope that they will be able to stay in their homes. That looked doubtful last week when the park’s water was shut off. This time last week, it was looking like the 44 families who live at Valley View Estates in Archbald would have to leave because the park’s manager hadn’t been paying the water bill and was behind bars. The manager’s mother and […]

  • Helper Now in Need of Help after Fire

    LEHIGH TOWNSHIP — A fire has destroyed the home of a family dedicated to helping people in the very position they are now in. The Griffiths family runs their business in Lackawanna County to raise money for homeless veterans. Following the fire at their home Monday night, they are now homeless, too. Anne Griffiths is a single mom of six kids. She lost her job last year then started her own business and charity for veterans. That business was burglarized […]

  • Neighbors in La Plume Worried about Arson

    LA PLUME TOWNSHIP — State police are investigating a fire in Lackawanna County they say was set on purpose. Neighbors say the arson hits too close to home and the college campus nearby. Neighbors in La Plume Township near Keystone College say the vacant house near campus had been a problem property for years but now, the problem they’re concerned about is the arsonist who set the place on fire. Neighbors say the old house on College Road near the […]

  • The Cathedral’s New Look

    SCRANTON — As the bells rang for the start of mass, parishioners of St. Peter’s Cathedral walked in under newly constructed scaffolding. Crews have been putting it up over the past week, preparing for renovations to the home church for the Diocese of Scranton. “To me, OK, it’s part of my life,” said Richard Hughes.  “It’s like me remodeling my home, this is like my home, and this is where the Lord is, this is where it should be nice. […]

  • A Prescription for the Opioid Epidemic?

    DUNMORE — A pharmacist in Lackawanna County is taking a unique approach to fighting the opioid epidemic by trying to get an overdose antidote into the hands of as many people as possible. Tom DePietro, who owns DePietro’s pharmacy in Dunmore, thinks sometimes you have to have uncomfortable conversations to solve a problem.  One of the biggest problems he sees is the opioid and heroin epidemic. “There are so many other health care providers that can participate in this battle, […]

  • Water Back On, Problems Persist in Lackawanna County Mobile Home Park

    ARCHBALD — Residents of a trailer park in Lackawanna County have their water back on but it’s likely they will still need to find another place to live. County officials were able to work out a deal to buy those residents more time. A problem plaguing residents at Valley View Estates mobile home park in Archbald now has a temporary fix Their water was shut off on Monday because the park’s owner didn’t pay the bill. They now have 30 […]

  • Cleaning Up After the Storm in Lackawanna County

    BENTON TOWNSHIP — Monday’s strong winds tore down trees and power lines in Lackawanna County, leaving many people in the Fleetville area without electricity. Some people were trapped on their properties. Four large trees along Route 107 in Benton Township came down in one fell swoop and landed on a home late Monday afternoon.  The woman who lives there did not want to be identified but described how the damage to her home was not her only worry. “I can’t get […]

  • Residents in Lackawanna County Assessing Storm Damage

    BENTON TOWNSHIP — Some homes and businesses are still without power in Lackawanna County where wind uprooted trees and tore down power lines. The Grayce Farms property near Fleetville hasn’t changed much at all over the past 60 years until storms rolled through Monday afternoon. “I had never seen anything like this before because these trees have been here for hundreds of years, they’ve seen a lot of storms, for one storm to take the majority of them down, it […]

  • Injuries Reported After Explosion, Fire at Modern Gas Facility

    PITTSTON TOWNSHIP — Crews are on the scene of a fire following a reported explosion at a gas company in Luzerne County. The first call came in just after 10:30 a.m. on Friday at Modern Gas Sales on Glendale Road, a.k.a. Route 502, in Pittston Township. #BREAKING:Explosion at Modern Gas Sales in Pittston TWP. Owners walking up to the scene. Nearby homes evacuated, burn victims reported @WNEP pic.twitter.com/vY0bUwsLOe — Carolyn Blackburne (@cblackburne) July 21, 2017   Major fire with injuries reported […]