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.


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    LCCC to Anchor Mall at Steamtown

    SCRANTON — The newest tenant in The Mall At Steamtown will be a community college. Luzerne County Community College will open a campus inside the mall in downtown Scranton this summer. It’s an unconventional anchor for the rebounding mall, but current tenants think it will help the mall grow. There was a crowd on the second floor of the empty BonTon anchor store where Luzerne County Community College announced an accomplished long-term goal: a new campus in Lackawanna County. LCCC’s […]

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    Driver Hurt in SUV Wreck on Casey Highway

    DUNMORE — A driver was taken to the hospital after a crash Wednesday morning in Lackawanna County. It happened before 10 a.m. on the Casey Highway (Route 6) in Dunmore. Witnesses said the driver going west lost control, flew into the air, and landed in the eastbound lanes. Crews had to cut him out of the SUV to take him to the hospital. There is no word on his condition or the cause of the wreck. One man taken to […]

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    Holocaust Survivors Share Stories in Scranton

    SCRANTON — Hundreds of high school students got a dose of living history Tuesday, hearing from Holocaust survivors at the 28th Annual Holocaust Symposium in Scranton. Some of the survivors have been sharing their stories for decades and plan to as long as they are able. 89-year-old Frida Herskovits is small in stature, but she has a big story to tell.  It just took her time to feel comfortable speaking publicly about her experience in a Nazi concentration camp as […]

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    Former VFW Commander Sentenced for Theft

    SCRANTON — The former commander of a VFW in Lackawanna County was in court Friday to be sentenced for stealing tens of thousands of dollars from the post. Because of a plea deal, the Eynon VFW got only a fraction of that money back. The current commander of VFW Post 7693 in Eynon walked out of Lackawanna County Court with a little bit of relief and a little bit of restitution. “$5,000 check in my hand right now,” said Thomas […]

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    Accused Murderer Competent To Stand Trial

    SCRANTON — A murder suspect from Scranton was back in court Friday. His case has been on hold for almost a year. A judge decided that Joseph Thornton is competent to stand trial. Thornton’s mental competency has been in question since last June. By that time, it was already six months since the murder of Stephanie Tyminski. Thornton is accused of beating her to death in Scranton in December of 2014. For the victim’s family, this decision is a step […]

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    Scranton Bans Smoking In City Parks

    SCRANTON — Scranton is taking steps to regulate tobacco in the city. Scranton City Council passed an ordinance to ban smoking in city parks at last night’s meeting. Soon, signs will be hung at parks telling folks that cigarettes and other tobacco products are banned. Police will enforce the new rule, and anyone caught with tobacco could be fined $25. Andy Martino brought his son to Nay Aug Park in Scranton on Thursday. It’s a place Martino spent a lot of time […]

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    Contractor Donates Services to Cemetery

    CARBONDALE — A rundown cemetery in Lackawanna County is getting spruced up, thanks to volunteers. Earlier this week, we told you about Maplewood Cemetery in Carbondale and its deplorable condition, but its caretakers didn’t have the money to upright hundreds of toppled tombstones. Since our story, dozens of people have come forward offering to help the cemetery. Maplewood Cemetery in Carbondale is a historic place. The founders of Carbondale and some of the earliest families in Lackawanna County are buried there, […]

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    ‘Bar Pazzo’ to Open in Scranton

    SCRANTON — The owners of a well-known Italian restaurant in Luzerne County are opening a restaurant in Scranton Bar Pazzo is a spinoff of Pazzo restaurant in Luzerne County.  The new place will open soon inside the Connell Building. The building is also home to about 100 apartments. Downtown living is one of the reasons Bar Pazzo’s owners wanted to give downtown Scranton a try. Behind covered windows on North Washington Avenue in Scranton, you’ll find fresh paint, brand new […]

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    Businessman Sent to Prison for Fake Insurance Policies

    SCRANTON — A businessman from Carbon County has been sent to prison for selling fake insurance policies to other businesses. Alfonso Sebia of Lehighton owns America Coast to Coast, a company that provides workers compensation insurance for other businesses. He was sentenced Wednesday to seven months in prison because he was selling insurance policies that didn’t exist. We talked to two businesses that bought the fake policies and the owners said it has cost them thousands and could have put […]

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    Maplewood Cemetery in Need of Friends

    CARBONDALE — Caretakers for a cemetery in Carbondale say they need help. The city’s founders are buried at Maplewood Cemetery, but as it gets older, it’s getting harder and harder to maintain. Maplewood Cemetery is plagued with several problems, some relating to its age. The earliest graves are from the 1830s and many of the markers are toppled over. The cemetery also has a vandalism problem. The people tasked with taking care of the cemetery are just trying to keep […]

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    Commissioners Vote to Buy Globe Store Building

    SCRANTON –Lackawanna County Commissioners voted Friday morning to buy the old Globe department store building for $1.3 million. Many may remember The Globe Store’s old slogan, “you can shop around the world and never leave Scranton.” County officials unintentionally played off that slogan when they announced their plan. They want residents to be able to visit each county office and never leave downtown. Commissioners approved a purchase deal for the Globe building Friday and it will soon become “The Lackawanna […]

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    Saying Goodbye to Sal’s Pizza

    SCRANTON — It is the end of an era for a well-known pizza place in Scranton. Thursday was the last day for Sal’s Pizza on Linden Street. You won’t find Sal inside Sal’s Pizza on Linden Street; you’ll find Joe Amendola instead. Joe is the heart and soul of the downtown pizza shop — a man of few words but many friends. You can tell by a quick poll of who comes to lunch, most regulars have been around for at least a decade. “I’m […]

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