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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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    New Leahy Hall Almost Ready for University of Scranton Students

    SCRANTON — When folks drive into downtown Scranton from the Central Scranton Expressway, they’re now prominently greeted by the University of Scranton. It’s newest building on Jefferson Avenue is almost ready for students who start next week, and the University has said the building will have the same name as the one it replaced: Leahy Hall. “When I was a freshman the old Leahy was here. So, it’s been pretty interesting seeing it from a pit of nothing and rising […]

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    Central Scranton Grad Makes Big Reunion Ride

    SCRANTON — How far are you willing to go to get to your high school reunion? A man from California thought his 50th reunion back home in Scranton was a big enough event to bike to. Peter Sidlauskas is a member of Scranton Central High School’s class of 1965 which is set to celebrate its 50-year reunion over Labor Day weekend. Sidlauskas biked almost 3,400 miles to be in Scranton for that milestone. At the same time, Scranton High is […]

  • ‘What The Fork’ Restaurant Coming to Mall at Steamtown

    SCRANTON — What The Fork food truck is known not only for its food, but also for its wheels. It serves up lunch wherever its trucks can find a spot in downtown Scranton. Now What The Fork will have a location parked permanently at The Mall at Steamtown. “It’ll be nice when I get my craving for pork tacos or the sliders, I can just walk down the street now,” said What The Fork customer Beth Bonacci of Carbondale. The […]

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    Another Outage for Montage Following Festival

    SCRANTON — It’s a bad case of deja vu for Montage Mountain Waterpark and its customers. The park in Scranton was forced to close after a transformer blew in the early morning hours Monday knocking out power for the whole waterpark. The park was hustling to open for the general public following The Peach Music Festival over the weekend. You may remember, it was a water main break along Montage Mountain Road in Moosic that shut down the waterpark last month. That closure […]

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    Vandals Caught on Camera in Peckville

    PECKVILLE — Police in Lackawanna County are sharing surveillance video, hoping to catch a group of vandals in Peckville. Blakely police say two different vandalism cases were caught on camera. They appear to show the same vandals damaging property at two different homes in Peckville. They want to make sure as many people see the video as possible. Blakely police noticed some similarities between two clips of home surveillance video brought in to the station; similarities between the vehicles in […]

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    New Development Planned for “Feltsville”

    TAYLOR — A Lackawanna County developer is clearing acres of land along Oak Street in Taylor. It’s the first step in a project to build about 100 condominiums and eventually a nursing home and assisted living facility. Taylor hasn’t seen a project like this in a long time. “Right now we`re very fortunate to have the developers come in and look to start rebuilding this property. And it will be great for the Taylor borough taxes, the tax base,” said […]

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    Religious Relic Returns Home

    DALTON — Parishioners of a Catholic church in Lackawanna County have been waiting two years for a religious relic to return home. This weekend they’ll officially welcome it back and also thank the police officers who found it. Our Lady of the Abingtons parish in Dalton was a victim in a bizarre string of church burglaries in 2013 and 2014. Religious items were stolen and many of them were sold on eBay. Their priest was hoping one item in particular […]

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    PennDOT: “If It Ain’t Broke… Preserve It”

    WEST ABINGTON TOWNSHIP — PennDOT crews out this week in Lackawanna County are doing something that may make a mess of your car, but could save state taxpayers money on paving in the long run. When Mary Lou Chibirka sees the sign that says “fresh oil and chips” on her road near Dalton, she knows her walk with her dog Jack will be a little sticky. “I think he almost felt like he got some tar on him, he kept licking […]

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    PennDOT: Barriers On The Casey Being Put To Good Use

    OLYPHANT — Monday night, a driver damaged part of an ongoing PennDOT project. But, PennDOT officials are happy to see the mess on the Casey Highway in Olyphant. “The project is still not technically done yet. It’s still under contract. So, even these repairs here we need to work with the contractor,” said PennDOT spokesperson James May. That contractor has been busy, since the Monday crash was the third time it has happened in a month’s time. It was just a few […]

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    Firehouse to Become “The Gathering Place”

    CLARKS SUMMIT — At the Clarks Summit Firehouse building on State Street, there are no fire engines to be found. The department left the building in the center of town a decade ago. Now, a plan to revitalize the fire house has fuel. A group of Clarks Summit citizens have long had the idea to make the firehouse “The Gathering Place”, a community center aimed toward arts education. “It’s a great location, walk-able to people who live in the area, plus […]

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    Police Learning Crisis Intervention

    JESSUP — Police officers in Lackawanna County are receiving training this week to prepare them for situations just like the officer-involved shooting in Pittston. The crisis intervention training is in its fifth year. A group of police officers and counselors in Lackawanna County formed the Scranton Area Crisis Intervention Team in 2010 after an officer-involved shooting in Scranton in 2009. All this week, officers are learning ways to prevent those cases. Police officers carry a lot with them on their […]

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    Honoring Carbondale’s “Hometown Heroes”

    CARBONDALE — In downtown Carbondale these days, every light post tells a story. Like Patrick Criscera’s story of fighting in World War II. He’s 96 years old now. But, his granddaughter gets to see his younger face each day while working in Carbondale. “For being 96-years-old he’s very sharp! He’s very proud to know that he’s being prominently displayed on Main Street. I’m just very grateful that his family is so supportive of him and that we honor him and […]


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