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 cats, Utley & Laurel.

If you have a story idea, or just want to say hi, send Stacy an e-mail.

Recent Articles
  • Districts Dismiss Early, Make Adjustments Due to Heat

    LACKAWANNA COUNTY — We’re about a week into fall, but Monday’s weather provided a short summer vacation for some students in Lackawanna County. Other students worked out of cooler classrooms for the day. Sixth graders studied with lights off and windows open at Carbondale Area Elementary Monday. It helped keep it a little cooler. “Our elementary building, it does become a little bit warm whenever the temperature rises about 85, so we did have a plan in place and we’re […]

  • Crowds Line Up for Unveiling of Backyard Train

    SCRANTON — It wasn’t your average crowd for late morning on a weekday. Dozens lined up at the Electric City Trolley Museum in Scranton to get a look at its newest exhibit. “I wanted to see the train, the train set that they sent in, but also I`ve never been in to the trolley museum,” Steve Burgerhoff said. The main attraction was opened to the public at 11 a.m. And at first sight, you’re taken aback by the size of […]

  • Search Warrants Served for Lackawanna County Offices

    SCRANTON — State police and the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s office served sealed search warrants Thursday morning in Lackawanna County related to the county jail. It was a sight that shocked many passersby: troopers and agents out in force at the Lackawanna County Prison in Scranton pulling boxes and files from the place. At the same time, a force just as strong taking computer hard drives and files from the Lackawanna County offices on Spruce Street. County officials issued a statement […]

  • HBO’s Backyard Train Taking Shape at Trolley Museum

    SCRANTON — The backyard train given to WNEP by HBO’s “Last Week Tonight” with John Oliver is taking shape in its new home in Lackawanna County. WNEP’s backyard train will be kept at the Electric City Trolley Museum. The elaborate display took all day to assemble, and we had somewhat of a model train dream team here to put it all together. The designer of the elaborate train display visited Scranton Wednesday to help put it back together. Even he […]

  • Pocket Park Planned for Downtown Scranton Lot

    SCRANTON — Scranton’s mayor has plans for a piece of undeveloped land in the city’s downtown, but first, the city has to buy it and resolve one of its plaguing issues. The mayor plans to put up some green in order to turn a barren spot into green space. The empty lot on Wyoming Avenue and Linden Street sits between two of the city’s grandest churches: St. Peter’s Cathedral, which is undergoing its own revamping, and St. Luke’s Episcopal Church. […]

  • Hospital Patients Get Pep Talk from ‘Mr. October’ Reggie Jackson

    SCRANTON — Tuesday night’s AAA Championship Game makes history for PNC Field and the Yankees farm team. Earlier in the day, a piece of Yankees history visited downtown Scranton. Hall of Famer Reggie Jackson stopped by to see some folks who need a pep talk. There are meters, tubes, and a lot of waiting inside the cancer center at Geisinger Community Medical Center in Scranton. But there’s also a lot of hope here and that got a Hall of Fame-worthy […]

  • New Heart and Vascular Institute Opened in Scranton

    SCRANTON — Regional Hospital of Scranton opened its new Heart and Vascular Institute on Tuesday. In a room full of people on hand for the grand opening of a new Heart and Vascular Institute, perhaps no one understands its impact better than Kevin Schorn. He’s a proud Chicago native, so proud the Cubs logo is tattooed on his chest. But, when he started having chest pains a few years ago, he was in his adopted Scranton. He came to Regional […]

  • Taking the Opioid Crisis to Court

    SCRANTON — Lackawanna County officials announced Friday they will attempt to quantify the cost of dealing with the area’s opioid crisis — and they plan to sue the big drug companies to recoup the money. County commissioners said that they will be fighting the opioid and heroin epidemic from inside the county courthouse. In the next few weeks, attorneys will be filing a lawsuit seeking damages from the companies the commissioners believe contributed to the epidemic. At a news conference […]

  • Scranton Welcomes HBO’s Backyard Train

    SCRANTON — The Road Scholar Transport trolley trailer made quite a spectacle as it came through downtown Scranton. Some fans of HBO’s “Last Week Tonight” with John Oliver and some people who just like railroads were here waiting for it. Flashing lights led a Road Scholar Transport truck down Wyoming Avenue in Scranton — a police escort to make sure the truck’s contents arrived safely at its destination at the Electric City Trolley Museum in Scranton. The train display, given […]

  • Live Blog: Follow the ‘Backyard Train’ on Its Journey Home to Scranton

    MOOSIC — A reminder to all viewers, WNEP-TV plans to pick up our new train set on Friday! Road Scholar and Hale Trailer have offered up a trolley-themed tractor-trailer to help us bring it back to Northeastern PA. Upon arrival in Northeastern Pennsylvania Friday afternoon, the train set will be taken to the Electric City Trolley Station and Museum, 300 Cliff Street, Scranton. The train display will be assembled sometime next week.¬† It will be unveiled at a soon to […]

  • Abington Heights Families Find Alternatives To Class

    CLARKS SUMMIT — The strike by teachers in the Abington Heights School District went into its third day on Thursday and likely won’t end before the weekend. Agencies throughout Lackawanna County have come up with ways to help families affected by the strike. Abington Heights teachers and school board members are scheduled to meet at the negotiating table on Friday night. Meanwhile, parents and kids are just taking it day by day. There are several programs that have been set […]

  • Crash in Construction Zone on Interstate 81

    BENTON TOWNSHIP — Emergency crews responded to a crash in a construction¬†zone on Interstate 81 in Lackawanna County. It happened on Interstate 81 north near the Susquehanna County line after 11 a.m. Wednesday. Authorities said a driver slammed into a contractor’s van in a road construction area. Firefighters had to pull apart the Pontiac to get the woman driving it out and into an ambulance. First responders believe she crossed into a closed lane of Interstate 81 north in a […]