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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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    Survivor, WWII Vet Share Real Holocaust Stories

    SCRANTON — Several survivors of the Holocaust talked with high schoolers on Wednesday during a symposium in Scranton. The students learn about the Holocaust in textbooks that teach about World War II, but nothing has more impact than to hear the stories in person. They stood on the same ground in Austria about 70 years ago, two ‘Jewish kids’ as they called themselves, but from very different worlds. “He was in the camp that my outfit liberated.” It was in […]

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    New Hotel Under Construction in Dickson City

    DICKSON CITY — Two and a half years after a restaurant in Lackawanna County was leveled, a new business is being built in its place. In a borough where it seems like something is always being dug out or built up, signs of development in the spot along Business Route 6 is particularly welcome for officials in Dickson City. “We have waited a year and a half for this development to come through, they were delayed with different problems with […]

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    Compressed Natural Gas Station Planned for Dunmore

    DUNMORE — A company has plans to build a compressed natural gas filling station in Dunmore, the first public station in Lackawanna County. It will mean more convenience for trucking companies in our area that drive miles out of the way to fill up on CNG. That company — Commonwealth Energy Group — is located in Dunmore and plans are to put that natural gas station less than a mile away from their offices, on the site of a former […]

  • Hometown Pride Blooms at Cherry Blossom Festival

    WEST PITTSTON — With pink blossoms overhead and a pink line on the ground leading the way, the 44th West Pittston Cherry Blossom Festival Parade kicked off under a cloudless sky. The parade marks the beginning of the two-day festival. Classic cars, fire trucks, and players from the West Pittston Little League made their way through the streets. Steve Visniski walked the parade in his day. Now he brings his own little big leaguer. “It`s a West Pittston tradition. They`ve […]

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    Scranton Mayor Gives State of the City Address

    SCRANTON — The mayor says his city is solid and improving. Mayor Bill Courtright gave a State of the City address Friday afternoon where he told residents that he thinks they are better off than they were a year ago. In the address, the mayor listed the city’s successes over the past year, including a balanced budget and savings in union contracts. He also talked about changes to come, including a bigger collaboration with Harrisburg. “I`ll be the first to say, […]

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    New Sidewalks, New Downtown in Olyphant

    OLYPHANT — A multi-million dollar project to re-pave about nine miles of road in Lackawanna County has worked its way into downtown Olyphant. But, the work in the borough will be more complicated than PennDOT anticipated. Route 347 is known as Lackawanna Avenue when it winds through downtown Olyphant. It’s the latest stop on a $3 million dollar project to re-pave 347.  But first, crews have to put in new sidewalks that comply with federal standards. The improvements are a welcome […]

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    Human Skull Found in Woods Near Gouldsboro

    LEHIGH TOWNHIP — Some hunters found a human skull earlier this week in Wayne County. Two hunters were out scouting a location deep in the woods in Lehigh Township in Wayne County on Tuesday. That’s when, police say, they stumbled upon the human skull. Troopers and Lehigh Township police have opened up a joint investigation. It was miles back in woods off Route 507, just north of Gouldsboro. State police say they have sent the skull to an anthropologist for […]

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    Closed Bridge Like Deja Vu in Springville

    SPRINGVILLE TOWNSHIP — A routine inspection led to an emergency bridge closure in Susquehanna County. This comes only months after another bridge on the same road reopened. The bridge closure came as a surprise to PennDOT and to people who live in the community near Springville. A PennDOT vehicle carrying barriers is a particularly bad sign on West Nicholson Road in Susquehanna County. Crews prepared to close a bridge on the road near Springville while neighbor Luann Fisher prepared an […]

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    Wanted: Truck Drivers

    DUNMORE — There are almost 9 million people out of work in the U.S. Still, there are employers in one industry saying they have thousands of jobs, but no one to fill them. The trucking industry nationally and in our area is in desperate need of drivers. People we talked to say there are tens of thousands of truck driving jobs that need to be filled in the U.S. That pain is felt in our area, too. Having fewer truck […]

  • Officials Answer Landfill Questions

    THROOP — Anyone who wants to learn more about the proposed plan to expand a landfill has a chance Monday. The Keystone Landfill in Dunmore wants to expand because it says it’s running out of room for more trash. It’s called an open house at the Throop Civic Center. Several organizations including the Department of Health and the Department of Environmental Protection are there to answer questions about Keystone’s proposed expansion. Stations are set up around the gymnasium. Tables staffed […]

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    Neighbors Near Bridge Warned of Noise

    SCRANTON — The nearly 100-year-old Harrison Avenue bridge has thousands of cars cross it everyday. Starting Friday night, it will be restricted to heavy equipment. The contractor warns, they will add a lot of noise in this neighborhood. “It hasn’t been bad yet, but from what I understand this weekend it may be a little, you know, worse than what it has been,” said Richard Green, who lives right off of Harrison Avenue. Green learned about the expected noise in […]

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    Wolf Visits Jessup Amidst Power Plant Controversy

    JESSUP — Governor Tom Wolf paid a visit to a community in Lackawanna County tied up in a controversy over a proposed gas-fired energy plant. Governor Wolf was in Jessup Friday afternoon to tour the facility — the Tek Ridge Center — that houses several technology-based start-up companies. The building is only about a half mile away from the potential site of that proposed energy plant. If it is built, you would be able to see the plant clearly from […]


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