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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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    West Scranton Vandals Caught on Camera

    SCRANTON — It seems the City of Scranton is giving business owners on west side an ultimatum. Clean up your graffiti or face a fine. That ultimatum comes from a City of Scranton code requiring property owners to take care of vandalism on their property. It came as a surprise to some of the business owners on North Main Avenue in west Scranton that were hit with graffiti this weekend. While they begin to think about cleaning up, Scranton Police […]

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    Vandalism In West Scranton Worries Residents, Business Owners

    SCRANTON — The West Side Neighborhood Watch is meeting Tuesday night to inform business owners in Scranton what to do about all the vandalism that’s been done to property. Someone spray-painted graffiti on walls, doors, even an old mailbox this week. That vandalism hit about eight businesses in the 200 block of North Main Avenue in west Scranton. Many of those business owners spent the day trying to figure out if insurance would cover the cost of removing the graffiti […]

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    Police: Man Bragged About Pot Plants Online

    PECKVILLE — A man from Lackawanna County is due in court this week to answer to drug charges. Police found about 50 marijuana plants in his home in Peckville. His neighbors were surprised by how police caught the man. A tip that came all the way from Georgia led Blakely police to a house on Hickory Street in Peckville. When officers took out dozens of marijuana plants, neighbors including Joe Ercolani say they weren’t so surprised. “I don’t know if […]

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    Jessup’s History Depicted in a Mural

    JESSUP — A bridge in Lackawanna County that was once covered in graffiti now depicts the history of Jessup. It’s the latest mural for Lackawanna County’s Arts and Culture Initiative. In just about 30 days, the view outside the business Ron Kordish has had in Jessup for 30 years has changed a lot. “It looks great. Heather’s doing a great job. I’ve seen so many trucks hit this bridge. It’s changed colors over the years,” Kordish said. “It’s beautiful. This […]

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    New Religious Store Opening In Dunmore

    DUNMORE — A building that’s more than a century old in Dunmore has a new tenant and it’s a type of business that some might think has also past it’s heyday. But the owner thinks that her religious gifts store will be filling a need. The building on Drinker Street was a dress shop for decades and a few other things since then. The new owner says starting in December it will be a religious gifts and book store called […]

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    Tales From A Real Tank Crew Veteran

    MOOSIC — A 98-year-old World War II veteran from Lackawanna County watched experiences like the ones he had portrayed on the big screen this afternoon. The former tank crewman gave us his take on the movie “Fury” which tells the story of a tank crew during World War II. “Fury” starring Brad Pitt has been a big hit since it came out over the weekend. It’s an intensely violent movie about an army tank crew fighting in Germany in World […]

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    19 Students to be Cited for Drinking

    SCRANTON — 19 students from Scranton High School will be cited for underage drinking because police believe they had alcohol on a bus that took them to their school’s Friday night football game. Police say those students got on a district bus at Scranton High School Friday night and headed to Delaware Valley High School in Pike County for the football game. It was there that police and school officials suspected that the group of students had been drinking. When […]

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    Squatter Suspected Of Setting Fire

    CARBONDALE — Firefighters in Carbondale say a man squatting in a vacant house could have been killed or the place could have burned down if a neighbor hadn’t called 911. Firefighters say a neighbor called 911 around 10:30 a.m. when they saw smoke coming from the vacant property on Cemetery Street in Carbondale. Fire crews found a man inside who they think has been squatting in the house, possibly for weeks. Firefighters in Carbondale were called to a house fire […]

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    Harrison Avenue Bridge Project To Start Monday

    SCRANTON — A long-awaited bridge project in Scranton is set to start next week. But PennDOT officials said the span that’s almost 100 years old will stay open while crews build a new one next to it. The Harrison Avenue Bridge is one of the most distinctive parts of Scranton’s landscape, but it hasn’t looked so great the past few years. PennDOT put up signs this week telling drivers that the project to replace the bridge will start on Monday. […]

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    DEP To Investigate Coal Waste Fire

    EYNON — A coal waste fire in Lackawanna County is still burning but officials don’t know how deep or how wide it goes. Crews started fighting the fire at a park in Eynon on Monday. Now, the Department of Environmental Protection has taken over. By the looks of it, you might think crews were finishing their work at the scene of a coal waste fire in Eynon, but in reality the work is only beginning. “I’m more scared today than […]

  • Mid-Valley Ice Cream Spot Moving

    DICKSON CITY — Robert Harris of Olyphant brought his granddaughters for an after-school ice cream snack. It’s something he used to do with his dad at the same store. It just had a different name back then. “It was the Carvel, yeah. Then they changed it. They did away with the Carvel, but I don’t think most people realize it for the most part,” Harris said. Now it’s called The Ice Cream Shoppe. No matter the name, ice cream has […]

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    Family Sentenced In Neglect Case

    SCRANTON — Family members, accused of starving one of their own to death, learned their punishment Thursday in court. When a mother and two daughters were arrested on murder charges last year, the district attorney in Lackawanna County said it was “the worst case of neglect” he had ever seen. The three women from Taylor let their son and brother starve and suffer from scabies until he died last year. The remaining members of the Gensiak family from Taylor are […]

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