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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    St. Mary’s Center Saved From Sheriff’s Sale

    SCRANTON — St. Mary’s Center in Scranton was supposed to be sold at a Lackawanna County Sheriff’s Sale Monday. But, the church that runs the community center has already started paying back taxes while the issue of whether the property is tax exempt remains unsettled. St. Mary’s Center, the parish hall for St. Mary’s Byzantine Catholic Church, owed back taxes. There’s a dispute as to how much. Ron Koldjeski of the Lackawanna County Tax Claim Bureau wanted nearly $200,000 going […]

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    A Post Office to Be Proud Of

    SOUTH ABINGTON TOWNSHIP — A post office in Lackawanna County made a short move that was a long time coming. The Chinchilla post office has a permanent location after waiting for one for almost two decades. The postmaster in Chinchilla says it took her and her staff just two days to move into their new facility on Northern Boulevard. It’s not as impressive when you consider they moved across the street and have been preparing for it for 18 years. […]

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    Scranton Teachers Power RV with ‘STEAM’

    SCRANTON¬† — STEAM education is a buzz word in schools these days. It stands for science, technology, engineering, arts, and math. Teachers in the Scranton School District have a unique way of teaching those subjects to elementary students. They’re taking the classroom on the road. The decades-old vehicle they use has new life. It’s powered by STEAM: Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math. “It’s great when you pull up next to a stop light and somebody looks at the thing. […]

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    Pennsylvania Teachers and the Picket Lines

    SCRANTON — Stories we have done about teachers’ strikes light up the Talkback 16 line and garner a lot of comments online. If it feels like we have had a lot of teachers’ strikes recently, it’s because we have. Pennsylvania has more teachers’ strikes than anywhere in the country. But why? And what do they accomplish? Teachers pacing the picket lines with signs and matching t-shirts for solidarity: it’s video you’ve seen a lot this year, and we certainly heard […]

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    Tax Hike Proposed in Scranton

    SCRANTON — Scranton’s mayor has unveiled his budget proposal for 2016 and it includes a property tax increase for residents. Last year, Scranton Mayor Bill Courtright laid out a three-year financial plan for the city, hoping it would improve the city’s credit rating. In the plan, he told taxpayers to expect a tax increase this year. Mayor Courtright passed his budget proposal on to city council and council will begin reviewing it at Thursday night’s meeting. The budget proposal includes […]

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    Party Bike Travels Lackawanna Valley for Vets

    DUNMORE — One group came up with a Veterans Day tradition that drew a lot of attention on the roads of Lackawanna County. We followed members of a VFW post in Lackawanna County who wanted to celebrate Veterans Day, and at the same time, spread awareness about veterans issues. They took their Veterans Day party on the road. It was sure to get some stares as the 10-seat party bike departed from the Dunmore tank memorial on Blakely Street. It’s […]

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    Man Says His Faith Led Him to Save Family from Fire

    SCRANTON — A family of six escaped a fire at their apartment in south Scranton thanks to help from a stranger driving by.¬† That stranger thanks his faith for the good timing. His name is Neftali¬†Feliciano of Scranton. He was headed to church Sunday morning on Prospect Avenue as he does every Sunday. But this time, he got some divine intervention before he arrived there. He said a voice told him to follow a trail of smoke. What happened next […]

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    New Family Heads Family to Family Program in Scranton

    SCRANTON — A torch was passed Friday to continue a program that defines Thanksgiving for many people in Scranton. Preparations for Family to Family began Friday morning. Its new coordinators still plan to feed about thr3,000 people at the end of the month. But, it’s no doubt, this will be a bittersweet year. The collection and distribution of Thanksgiving meals for 3,000 people isn’t an easy job. And now there are two families from Scranton who can say that it’s […]

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    All Lackawanna County Offices Under One Roof?

    LACKAWANNA COUNTY — Big changes could be coming to Lackawanna County’s office space. Only minutes after winning last night’s election, the county’s new majority commissioners announced they want to move all of the county offices into one location. Say you need to see the Lackawanna County Sheriff, you will need to stop at the courthouse. What if you need a marriage license? That’s over at the Electric City building on Linden Street. Need to pay your county taxes? You will […]

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    Notarianni, O’Malley Declare Victory in Lackawanna County

    SCRANTON — Current Lackawanna County commissioner Pat O’Malley and businessman Jerry Notarianni are declaring victory in the race for county commissioner. The Democrats addressed supporters just after 10 p.m. at the Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel in Scranton. “I think we actually have to do real economic development. We have to stop the political attitude of everyone being concerned about themselves, and actually change the way we look at government, and it’s not going to be comfortable, and people are not […]

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    Dickson City Police Push for Public Support

    DICKSON CITY — A police department in Lackawanna County is at odds with its borough. Officers in Dickson City launched a public campaign for support, but the mayor says the dispute is not what it seems. Under the mayor’s plan, no full-time or part-time police positions would be cut. This dispute between Dickson City’s police force and the borough administration has to do with proposed changes to police schedules. Officers have circulated fliers and police supporters put out electronic signs […]

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    Is Bentley the World’s Largest Dog?

    THROOP — What’s 38 inches tall, 228 pounds, and eats 110 pounds of food a month? This is no riddle; this is a true story of a big dog in Lackawanna County whose owners are trying to get him into the record books. When he comes at you at a gallop, you might mistake Bentley for something else. “You see a lot of people taking their phones out, or ‘Is that a dog? Is that a horse?’ Basically the common […]


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