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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
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    Student Continues To Help Fire Victims

    SCRANTON — We have an update on a family from Scranton, rescued from their burning home by a college student. The student’s help didn’t stop there. We first told you about this story late last month, right after the fire in south Scranton.  A Marywood University student helped a family of four escape their burning home, and then she started a clothing drive for the fire victims and got a bigger response than she expected. Sometimes you can’t explain where […]

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    Scranton Mayor Meets With Governor Wolf

    HARRISBURG — The mayor of Scranton headed to Harrisburg Friday to meet with Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf. He believes new leadership in the state capitol could help the city’s financial future. Scranton Mayor Bill Courtright says he asked for this meeting when Governor Wolf was campaigning in Scranton last year. Wolf, Courtright, Senator Bob Casey, and some Scranton city officials met in a closed-door meeting for almost an hour. Their conversation mostly covered Scranton’s financial problems. Governor Tom Wolf has […]

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    Mother of Seven Seriously Injured When Hit by Car

    SCRANTON — A mother of seven has serious injuries after a car hit her and then kept going. It happened at the site of a deadly pedestrian accident not too long ago. The family told Scranton police the woman was walking Wednesday night to a store to get cigarettes. When she didn’t return after two hours, they went looking for her and saw all the flashing lights with police gathered on South Main Avenue. Scranton police say they are a […]

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    Snow Removal: What’s Your Idea?

    SCRANTON — There’s been a lot of criticism this week aimed at Scranton City Hall regarding how long it’s taken for city crews to remove snow piles. The mayor’s response was to ask for suggestions. City residents’ main complaint has been that it will be almost a whole week before city crews remove piles of snow along the curbs and in parking spots. The mayor said when it comes to resources, his hands are tied but he’s open to suggestions. […]

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    Snow Piles Bog Down Business

    SCRANTON — When you pay taxes or maintenance fees to have snow removed, you want it done. But Scranton taxpayers are dealing with piles of snow that many feel should have been gone soon after the last snowstorm. Downtown Scranton is home to some pretty big snow piles which are now a few days old. Frustrations are starting to pile up. The city of Scranton has plans to remove all this snow this weekend. Business owners in the downtown say […]

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    Man Charged In Church Burglaries

    SCRANTON — A man from Scranton has been charged with stealing dozens of valuable and religious items from two priests in Lackawanna County. Brian Rush has been charged with stealing before, and his victim has always been the Catholic Church. Rush was arraigned Wednesday on two burglaries that happened in 2014 and 2013 at two different parish rectories at churches on opposite ends of Lackawanna County. Police were able to connect the two and eventually tracked down Rush using the […]

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    Firefighters Prevent Propane Explosion

    SCRANTON — Authorities in Scranton may have prevented an explosion. They went into an apartment Tuesday and found a propane tank on a hot stove. There are so many ways that this situation in south Scranton could have gone wrong. It happened in a vacant apartment and now police are trying to figure out who broke into the apartment and why they plotted to blow it up. What Scranton police and firefighters happened upon inside the vacant apartment wasn’t ticking, […]

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    Parking Problems Pile Up In Scranton

    SCRANTON — Monday’s snowfall is just starting to create a new problem in our area’s largest city. People in Scranton are running out of places to put all that snow. It’s much easier to drive out on the roads in Scranton than it was about 24 hours ago. The challenge now is parking. It’s because of some sizable piles of snow that clogging things up, especially in the downtown. Running errands on busy Courthouse Square in Scranton nowadays may require […]

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    House Fire in Carbondale Ruled Arson

    CARBONDALE — A fire in Lackawanna County last month gained attention because of some heroic efforts by a family dog. State Police are now saying that fire in Carbondale was arson. State Police Fire Marshals told us today that the fire last month on Sand Street in Carbondale is considered arson. The fire destroyed a double block house, two firefighters were hurt, and a family of six was left homeless. When you look at the burned out shell of this […]

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    More Scranton Officers Fighting Crime On Foot

    SCRANTON — Scranton Police are stepping up a certain type of crime fighting. It doesn’t require any fancy technical equipment, only a pair of legs. Patrolmen John Wilding and Eugene Groysman got a new assignment during one of the coldest weeks of the winter. Which would not be a problem, except these patrol officers don’t have a car. That’s the point though, Wilding and Groysman are part of the expanding foot patrol unit for Scranton Police. Newswatch 16 joined them in Scranton’s Hill […]

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    No Insurance, No Ambulance In Old Forge

    OLD FORGE — An ambulance service in Lackawanna County has been shut down because it’s been operating without some necessary insurance. The problem is plaguing the borough of Old Forge but EMTs say affording insurance is a problem for all local ambulance services. The borough manager in Old Forge told us that the accountant for Old Forge Ambulance sent her a letter saying the ambulance has been running for a few weeks without liability insurance. The ambulance is parked now […]

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    BBC To Become Summit University

    SOUTH ABINGTON TOWNSHIP — Baptist Bible College in Lackawanna County will switch to university status later on this year but officials thought changing only the end of the college’s name wasn’t enough. The school will start using an all-new name just in time for graduation. Starting in April, all of the signs and the diplomas will says Summit University instead of Baptist Bible College, or BBC as it’s more commonly known. The school’s board of trustees says the new name […]


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