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
  • Family of Late Scranton Marathon Runner Speaks to National Media

    SCRANTON  — Lindsay Doherty, the mother who died at the finish line of the Scranton Half Marathon last week, was laid to rest today. However, since her untimely passing, Doherty’s story has captivated people all over across the nation. Doherty’s family has been quiet up until now, grieving the loss of their beloved wife, sister, daughter and mother — but Lindsay’s widower, Jim, is finally speaking out about not only her death, but also her life. The coroner has said […]

  • Syrian Refugees Grateful for U.S. Air Strikes

    WILKES-BARRE — Our area has become home to some Syrian families escaping the civil war. For one family now living in Wilkes-Barre, Thursday night’s air strikes were a long time coming. We first met the Allouz family in 2015 right after they moved to Wilkes-Barre. They come from central Syria and the chemical attack on civilians earlier this week hit especially close to home. They lost some friends in that attack. President Trump’s decision to bomb a Syrian airfield is […]

  • Power To Save: Scranton Schools Getting Energy Upgrade

    SCRANTON — Frances Willard School in west Scranton is one of the school district’s oldest buildings. At dismissal time, it’s one of the busiest places in the city.  Newswatch 16 approached parents about the district’s plan to give its old schools new energy saving equipment. “I believe what they`re going to try to do is going to be best for the district and hopefully what`s best for the taxpayers in the area,” said Michael Cole of Taylor as he picked […]

  • Coal Miner Memorial Planned for Blakely

    BLAKELY — Plans for a memorial to honor Lackawanna County coal miners have gotten a boost from a state gaming grant. A woman from Blakely is collecting names for the memorial she plans to put in the borough. Silvia Passeri of Blakely wanted a way to memorialize her coal miner father. He died from black lung at the age of 56. Her father’s name will be listed with more than 150 others on the memorial which has now become a […]

  • Layoffs Coming in Moosic, Possibly Gouldsboro

    MOOSIC — A few hundred jobs in Lackawanna County could be in jeopardy at two companies that had hiring booms in recent years. Both companies have recently switched hands. A call center inside the Glenmaura Plaza in Moosic will lay off close to 150 workers later this year after picking up a new parent company. There’s speculation that another employer in Lackawanna County could close after being bought out by Amazon. A sign at Covington Industrial Park in Gouldsboro says […]

  • Wrong-way Driver Causes Crash on Interstate 81, Keeps Going

    MOOSIC -- A wrong-way driver crash on Interstate 81 in Lackawanna County has slowed traffic in the area.

  • Teens Credited with Helping Save Federal Judge

    DUNMORE — A federal judge from Lackawanna County is in fair condition in the hospital after being rescued from the woods Judge Edwin Kosik was missing for almost two days when two teenagers spotted his car in the woods in Dunmore. The Dunmore Reservoir is a popular place for hiking. A road near the reservoir leads to woods and a network of ATV trails. These young men say it’s not a place for regular cars and that’s what struck them […]

  • UPDATE: Missing Judge “Safely Recovered” in Lackawanna County

    UPDATE: As of 7:30 p.m., Former Federal Judge Edwin Kosik was “safely recovered.” Newswatch 16 will have the latest updates on his search and recovery live at 10 p.m. and 11 p.m. SCRANTON — A former federal judge has been safely recovered Thursday evening in one part of Lackawanna County. U.S. Marshals, state police, and local police were searching for Judge Edwin Kosik, last previously seen about a day and a half ago. U.S. Marshals are responsible for protecting federal judges and […]

  • Lakeland School District to Undergo Renovations

    SCOTT TOWNSHIP — While the school year winds down, one district in Lackawanna County is gearing up for a multi-million dollar renovation project. The Lakeland School District is planning improvements at all three of its schools and the areas marked for overhaul haven’t been touched since they were initially constructed nearly 40 years ago. And for some senior members of the Lakeland High School’s drama club, the improvements to the auditorium have been a long time coming. “When people are […]

  • Disability Job Fair Highlights Students’ Abilities

    TAYLOR — A college in Lackawanna County hosted a job fair Wednesday, specifically targeted for individuals and students who may have felt in the past that their opportunities for employment were limited. Allied Services hosted their fourth annual Disability Employment and College Fair Wednesday afternoon in Lackawanna County, opening their doors to dozens of vendors and hundreds of students seeking employment. According to those at Allied, the fair isn’t about disabilities at all, learning or physical. However, it is focused […]

  • Finding Robert Baron: Family Makes Appeal for Information

    OLD FORGE — A family from Lackawanna County is desperate for information about their father’s disappearance. Two months have now passed since Robert Baron vanished from the family’s pizza restaurant in Old Forge. Ghigiarelli’s Pizza on Main Street in Old Forge has remained closed since Baron was reported missing on January 26. Now, two months later, his wife, son, and two daughters say they still have very little information about what happened to Robert. A family missing the center around […]

  • Scranton Police Investigating Hit and Run

    SCRANTON — A man struck by a hit and run driver is expected to be OK and police are now trying to track down the driver. A business near where the man was hit on Green Ridge Street in Scranton captured the car on security camera video. The cameras captured the hit and run car, a maroon sedan, just after it clipped the victim — Peter Mataloni of Dunmore who happens to be Newswatch 16’s Carmella Mataloni’s father. Police say […]