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
  • Jamie Rutledge

    Driver Accused of Hitting Teen, Crossing Guard Facing Charges

    SCRANTON — A driver accused of hitting a teenager and a school crossing guard turned herself in Wednesday morning in Lackawanna County. Prosecutors say that driver from Scranton was under the influence when she hit the 14-year-old girl and a crossing guard in October of 2015. It’s the woman’s third DUI case in just a matter of months. That woman, Jamie Rutledge of Scranton, turned herself in at the Lackawanna County Courthouse and was arraigned on more than a dozen […]

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    Tenants Moving into “Goodwill at North”

    SCRANTON — In Scranton, some tenants are settling into their new home: the old North Scranton Junior High School. The new official name for the building is Goodwill at North: Gerald T. Langan Apartments. The senior apartments opened up a few weeks ago. Goodwill Industries of NEPA has owned the old school for about 20 years. The project was a long time coming for Goodwill and also for the people who now call the building home. An architectural gem in […]

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    Montana School Challenges Summit University

    SOUTH ABINGTON TOWNSHIP — Summit University of Lackawanna County, formerly known as Baptist Bible College, may soon change its name again. There’s another Summit University and officials with that school in Montana have taken issue. Summit University near Clarks Summit just wrapped up a lengthy marketing campaign after changing its name last year from Baptist Bible College. So, you can imagine school officials’ frustration when they were hit with a lawsuit over the brand new name. “Obviously, when we landed […]

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    Truck Axle Crashes Through Windshield, Narrowly Misses Mom Taking Kids to School

    ARCHBALD — Many say it’s a miracle nobody was hurt in a bizarre crash along the Casey Highway in Lackawanna County on Wednesday. The axle of a truck came off and hit the windshield of an SUV going the other way. We spoke to the woman who was driving the SUV. She was taking her kids to school when they had that very close call. She said they were shaken up, but glad everyone is OK. The still photos may […]

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    Young Students Honor Scranton Police

    SCRANTON — Elementary students in Scranton used construction paper and crayons to send a message of thanks to the city’s police officers. “You are the best, strongest, men in blue, and women, too. We just want you to know we appreciate you.” Some of them rhymed, some didn’t. Some were colorful, some kept it simple. They all had the same messages of thanks. Students at Neil Armstrong School in Scranton made hundreds of handwritten thank you cards for the city’s […]

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    Police Investigating Gunfire in Scranton

    SCRANTON — Three men were taken into custody after shots were fired in Scranton’s hill section. It’s not clear what lead to the gunfire along Quincy Avenue around noon Friday. Detectives were talking with neighbors and were focusing on a silver car parked on the street. Investigators were planning to execute a search warrant on the vehicle. There were no reports of any injuries. Scr Police investigate incident on 800bl of Quincy. Three in custody. Bullet casing found. Car to […]

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    Family and Carols Make It Christmas

    MAYFIELD — Christmas is not even nearly over for Christians who follow the Julian calendar. The twelve-day celebration started Thursday and families we talked to say it’s much quieter than the Christmas most of us know, and they like it that way. The presents at the Sorochka household in Mayfield have sat under the tree a little longer. A wait they say is well worth it. “Put all your emotions together of the 25th and eliminate all of the hustle and […]

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    Martz Buses Pull Into New Station in Scranton

    SCRANTON — The second tenant of the new Lackawanna Transit Center in Scranton set up shop Wednesday. People looking to take a Martz bus out-of-town will now use the new facility. Mike Brown of Scranton likes to travel, so he spends a lot of time sitting in bus stations surrounded by his suitcases.  But when he returned home Wednesday his Martz coach bus pulled into a different station. “I was actually surprised because the last time I left it was over […]

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    Fell Charter Teachers to Receive Back Pay

    FELL TOWNSHIP — The six-month budget impasse is not only costing schools and social service agencies, it’s also forcing the state to borrow a lot more money. Auditor General Eugene DePasquale announced Wednesday that Pennsylvania has increased its line of credit to $2 billion to pay for operational expenses. Part of that money is going to schools, including a charter school in Lackawanna County where teachers just received their first paycheck since October. Teachers at Fell Charter School near Carbondale […]

  • lacka chief of staff

    Commissioners Name New Chief of Staff

    SCRANTON — The new Lackawanna County Commissioners’ second day in office started off just as shaky as the first. The commissioners’ first news conference got off to a rocky start. The three were meant to announce their new chief of staff, but Democrat Jerry Notarianni wasn’t there, he said, in protest for how his own running mate handled the chief’s hiring. Andy Wallace will be the Lackawanna County Commissioners’ new chief of staff. At a news conference announcing his hiring, […]

  • dunchase

    Two Men Lead Police on Chase, Leave Car

    SCRANTON — A traffic stop turned into a chase early Tuesday morning in Lackawanna County. Police have the car but not the driver who lead them through Dunmore and Scranton. Dunmore police searched that car Tuesday afternoon hours after the chase looking for something that might lead them to the driver and a passenger. The early morning chase damaged three cars including two Dunmore police vehicles. But, officers said it could have been much worse. The silver Ford Fusion was […]

  • lakeschool

    Former Lake Ariel School Being Demolished

    LAKE ARIEL — The last few years have been so harsh on it, that from the front you might not know anything is going on at the former Lake Consolidated School. But in the back, crews have been busy demolishing the old school. It was Lake Ariel’s community school since the 1930’s. Most recently an elementary school in the Western Wayne School District. “My father, all his brothers and sisters and even his father, they all went there, so it’s […]


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