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
  • Arrest Made in Air Conditioner Thefts

    SCRANTON — Police in Scranton have arrested a man they believe is responsible for stealing dozens of air conditioners meant for needy families. Investigators say they were stolen, bit by bit, over the course of a few months and pawned for cash. According to court papers, the son of the owner of Pennsylvania Clothing Recyclers on Rosanna Avenue stole those air conditioners from warehouse space rented by Friends of the Poor. Officials with the charity organization say since we first reported […]

  • I-81 Crash Victims from Lackawanna County Identified

    SCOTT TOWNSHIP — As traffic slowed ahead of a construction zone on Interstate 81 north near Frackville Wednesday afternoon, a tractor-trailer rear-ended a pickup truck.  Both went up in flames. The chain-reaction crash killed a father and son headed home to Lackawanna County: Clem Novitsky, 79, and his son Kevin Novitsky, 52. The two were headed home from an auto auction. They are well known in Scott Township for running Village Auto Sales on Heart Lake Road near Montdale. “They were […]

  • Air Conditioners Stolen from Friends of the Poor

    SCRANTON — Friends of the Poor, an organization in Scranton that helps needy families, rents warehouse space at Pennsylvania Clothing Recyclers on Rosanna Avenue.  At some point over the past week or so, more than 40 air conditioning units were stolen from the warehouse. They were meant for the elderly and families in need this summer. The warehouse is where Friends of the Poor stores the food and supplies that make it all that it is. The organization’s president, Sister […]

  • Free Electronics Recycling in Lackawanna County

    SCRANTON — Getting rid of your old TVs or computers can be pricey. Recycling officials think that’s why so many of them end up dumped on the side of the road. For a few weeks next month, Lackawanna County is picking up the tab for electronics recycling. Some of the roadsides in Lackawanna County are like a trip down memory lane — old tube TVs and computer monitors left as litter. It caused mayors and borough managers from all over […]

  • Teacher of the Year Gets Surprise of a Lifetime

    NEWTON TOWNSHIP — A teacher from Lackawanna County received the coveted title of Teacher of the Year and the honor comes with a free car. But this teacher proves that some lessons and some prizes really are priceless. Abington Heights students flooded the high school’s front lot and they were all there for one teacher who had no idea she was about to become the center of attention. History teacher Kerri Davis was named Burne Honda’s Lackawanna Countywide Teacher of […]

  • Student Reflects on Manchester Bombing

    DUNMORE — For students studying abroad this semester, their trips were bookended by terrorist attacks — one in London in March and Monday night’s bombing in Manchester, about two hours from London, that killed 22 people. The student we spoke to says these attacks should not deter people from visiting Europe. Police believe a suicide bomber set off the blast at an arena in Manchester, England, on Monday, killing 22 and injuring dozens. Within hours, Jack Conway, a college sophomore, […]

  • State Halts Water Rate Hike, For Now

    LACKAWANNA COUNTY — If you were expecting an increase in your water bill next month you can relax. The Public Utility Commission has halted Pennsylvania American Water’s request for a 17 percent hike and will review it. Pennsylvania American Water was hoping to net more than $100 million a year with that rate increase. It would use the money to make improvements to water mains. It’s now going to be at least several months until the state makes a decision […]

  • Field Trip to the Ballpark

    MOOSIC — The boys of summer and impending summer vacation collided on a spring day that felt more like, you guessed it, summer. It was already into the mid-80s by the 10:30 a.m. first pitch at PNC Field in Moosic. The fans at this game weren’t bothered by the heat at all, at least they were out of class. With the concentration often lacking at this time of the school year, elementary students from several districts in our area watched […]

  • Sincerely, Your Pen Pal

    SCRANTON — Fifth-graders in Scranton have been making friends with people 50 years their senior using a method that some might say is obsolete. At first glance, you might think these fifth-graders at Charles Sumner School in Scranton invited their grandparents to class. But these pairs are strangers but also friends who have been getting to know each other the entire school year through letters. Knowing only each other’s first names, they shared their lives. “Sports, like activities, you know? […]

  • 18 Unclaimed Individuals Remembered By Strangers

    SCRANTON — A class of Scranton Prep juniors, weeks away from the end of the school year, sat in church Wednesday and focused on a topic even some adults are uncomfortable talking about – death. The 16 and 17-year-olds were among the group to say goodbye to eighteen strangers. The eighteen individuals unclaimed from the Lackawanna County morgue over the past year. The Lackawanna County Coroner obtains a court order to cremate the bodies.  Then, at the service they are […]

  • Three Votes Separate Dunmore Mayoral Candidates

    DUNMORE — In the unofficial count, three votes separate the two candidates in the Democratic primary for mayor in Dunmore. The winner would likely be mayor as there’s no one running on the Republican ticket. That narrow margin will also likely unseat the mayor who has been in office for more than two decades. The incumbent is trailing a long-time borough councilman by just three votes. The pair are life-long friends — the top vote getter, Councilman Tim Burke, isn’t […]

  • Flames Scorch Glider Diner in Scranton

    SCRANTON — Flames scorched a popular diner in Scranton Tuesday afternoon. Employees at the Glider Diner say the flames didn’t do too much damage to the building, but the smoke made a big mess and it might take a day or two to clean it all up. While the Glider is known for its gravy, employees say grease was the culprit here. A photo from a viewer shows the flames from inside the kitchen. The fire ignited around 12:30 p.m. […]