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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.

Recent Articles
  • Trial for Dad Accused of Bringing Sword into School Building Postponed

    SCRANTON — A trial in Lackawanna County may challenge a state law that bars weapons from school properties. At the beginning of last school year, a mother and father visited the Scranton School District administration building to complain about the district’s uniform policy. The father, William Giordano of Scranton, was carrying a sword on his belt. According to court paperwork, school employees said Giordano became unruly and yelled at people in the superintendent’s office. Giordano was asked to stop wearing […]

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    Donated Food Feeds Hundreds Of Troopers

    SCRANTON — Law enforcement personnel on the manhunt in Monroe and Pike Counties are working long hours. Some have worked every day for the past 12 days. Restaurant and business owners in Lackawanna County organized a food drive for the troopers and Wednesday, they delivered meals for a few hundred of them. It seems that no matter where you are, you can’t avoid reminders of the deadly state police ambush and the ongoing manhunt for the accused killer. But some […]

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    DEP: Burning Waste Illegally Dumped

    TAYLOR — The State Department of Environmental Protection said a pile of construction waste that caught fire in Lackawanna County was illegally dumped. Officials said it should have been cleaned up earlier this month. Now, the property owner could face penalties from the DEP. Taylor firefighters said they did not know quite what they were dealing with when they were called to the fire Monday night. It was still burning more than 12 hours later on the property of A-Plus […]

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    SWAT Members Better Equipped For The Worst

    JESSUP — Police and first responders are especially aware of the dangers of their job now following the shooting at the state police barracks at Blooming Grove. Just days before the shooting, Lackawanna County’s SWAT team received new equipment that just may make the difference if something similar happens again. “It’s made specifically for the tactical environment. It’s quick, easy to open for the individual user.” Pennsylvania Ambulance purchased 23 medical kits for the members of the Lackawanna County SWAT […]

  • St. Michael’s Slovak History Saved in Time Capsule

    JESSUP — Catholic Social Services in Lackawanna County broke ground Monday on a new senior housing facility in the mid-valley. But first, the group took a look back almost 100 years to the last time something was built on that spot, a school. A small crowd of people gathered at the site of that now demolished school in Jessup. Diocese of Scranton officials were set to break ground on a new senior housing facility with the typical hard hats and […]

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    PSP Strong T-shirts, a Show of Support for State Police

    LACKAWANNA COUNTY — While hundreds of state troopers have been in the thick of the manhunt for suspected cop killer Eric Frein, many of their wives are looking for a way to raise money for the victims of the ambush in Blooming Grove. The result is in an enormous outpouring of support for the Pennsylvania State Police. We spoke to some of the wives of troopers who have been searching for Frein every day. They say the past 10 days […]

  • UPDATE: Four Children, One Adult Dead After Crash

    CHESTNUTHILL TOWNSHIP — State police blame speeding for a crash Saturday afternoon on Route 115 in Monroe County that left one adult and four children dead. Troopers say all five victims were all in a SUV that was headed south on Route 115 in Effort. They say the SUV went out of control as the driver tried to pass another vehicle near the intersection with North Rocky Mountain Drive. The SUV hit two vehicles and flipped onto its side. A […]

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    People Allowed Back In and Out of Homes

    BARRETT TOWNSHIP — Authorities are still on the hunt for Eric Frein. However, people in Barrett and Price Townships are allowed to go in and out of their homes. State police lifted the “shelter in place” order. People who were displaced and staying at the Barrett Township Volunteer Fire Company are slowly being allowed to go home with a police escort. As the manhunt for Frein continues, hearts and minds are unsettled, and schedules rearranged for people who live in […]

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    Neighbors Fear Scranton Fire Was Set

    SCRANTON — Scranton firefighters faced a huge fire Friday morning along Providence Road at a vacant apartment house. The fire now has a neighborhood on edge. Ray Fuller said the sirens woke him up, but he got out of bed because of the glow. He saw orange out his window and then the flames coming from a few houses up on Providence Road. “The whole sky was filled with embers, burning embers, and me and the neighbor were putting out […]

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    Thousands of ‘Brothers’ Attend Cpl. Dickson’s Funeral

    SCRANTON — Brotherhood was a word we heard a lot as the reason why some police officers traveled across the country to be here in Scranton for Corporal Bryon Dickson’s funeral mass. And while they were there remembering Cpl. Dickson, many of them had their minds on the troopers still working to find the alleged shooter. There were no words. The sights and sounds said it all as Corporal Bryon Dickson’s flag-draped casket approached the doors of St. Peter’s Cathedral […]

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    Funeral Guests Describe Solemn Scene

    SCRANTON — The funeral today in Scranton was closed to a few hundred guests; troopers, political leaders, and family and friends of Corporal Bryon Dickson More than 3,000 people listened to the service from outside St. Peter’s Cathedral. Guests at the funeral who were both inside and outside said they felt two things: pain and sadness for Corporal Bryon Dickson’s family, and anxiety over the continuing manhunt for his alleged killer. Church bells pierced the air on Wyoming Avenue. The […]

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    Paying Respect to Fallen Trooper

    SCRANTON — Thousands showed up for a public viewing for Corporal Bryon Dickson. It began with a procession that included several dozen state police vehicles through Dunmore, which Cpl. Dickson called home. From there his flag-draped casket was taken to the rotunda at Marywood University in Lackawanna County Wednesday afternoon. Starting at 3 p.m., police, first responders, and people from the community stood in line waiting to pay their respects to Cpl. Dickson and his family. State police from Massachusetts, […]


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