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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.

Recent Articles
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    Stranger Lends a Hand to Fire Victim

    MAHANOY CITY — Tambria Howard is from Pittsburgh, she doesn’t know a soul in Schuylkill County. Yet on this New Year’s Day, she found herself sifting through burned rubble at a stranger’s home in Mahanoy City. It all started when a man named Jeremy Wade walked into the hotel where she and a friend were staying. “He was cold, freezing, people had given him clothes. And, we kind of made room, he actually stayed in her room, we don’t know him […]

  • Scranton Movie Theater Going Dark

    SCRANTON — Employees at Marquee Cinemas on Lackawanna Avenue have confirmed that the theater will close at the end of business Tuesday. This is more bad business news coming out of the 300 block of Lackawanna Avenue. Marquee Cinemas opened up as a United Artists theater across the street from the Mall at Steamtown in 1995. It’s still the only movie theater in the city of Scranton, but when newer theaters came into the area business started to decline here. […]

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    Roma Pizza Reopening in New Location

    SCRANTON — A pizza shop in Lackawanna County developed quite a following after years in a mall food court. Earlier this year, changes at the Viewmont Mall forced Roma Pizza to close, but that’s about to change, too. This new restaurant being renovated has a long history that is set to grow by a lot of square feet in just a few weeks. “This is a much different situation than before. We used to be in a food court, now we […]

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    Everhart Art Exhibit Gains National Attention

    SCRANTON — The Everhart Museum in Scranton was picked as having one of the best art exhibits across the country. The Haitian flag exhibit landed the Everhart among some pretty big names in the art world. Scranton made a few top 10 lists in 2014 and most of them were not complimentary: most hungover city, city with the ugliest accent. So, imagine museum director Cara Southerland’s surprise when the Everhart Museum in Scranton wound up with a very good ranking. “I think I […]

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    Big Week For Car Sales

    SCRANTON — Car dealers in our area say many of you will be car shopping over the next few days. Many consumers think they can get a good deal on a car between Christmas and New Year’s Day. The working world seems to slow down between the holidays. But, that’s not the case in the car business. “All hands on deck, no one is off. We basically have a black out this week for time off because we know the […]

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    Spectators Travel for Annual Nutcracker Performance

    LACKAWANNA COUNTY — For the past 39 years, The Ballet Theatre of Scranton has called its free performances of The Nutcracker, its “holiday gift to the community.” It has been a family tradition for many spectators, and some of them travel far to get to the show in Lackawanna County. It is pretty easy to understand why a little girl might want to see the nutcracker on stage. “Because it`s fabulous and all the dancers have really nice dresses on […]

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    Christmas Eve Crowds at Barbour’s Bakery in Carbondale

    CARBONDALE — There is not much room inside Barbour’s Bakery on a typical day. The crowded chaos on Christmas Eve is part of the appeal for customers who have been coming to Barbour’s on this day for decades. “It’s the only bakery really left here in town, and I`ve been coming here for years. I used to work at old Barbour’s Bakery years ago when a different owner had it,” said Ray Barrese of Carbondale. The bakery on Salem Avenue […]

  • lacka fish

    Where Christmas Eve Dinner Begins

    SCRANTON — Many will be sitting down to a traditional Christmas Eve fish dinner. At one market in Lackawanna County, the shopping trip is just as much of a tradition as the meal itself. Customers huddled under the awning to hide from the rain waiting to order seafood that was fresh and colder than the air outside Schiff’s in Scranton. The rules are: take a number, and then take a minute to look over all that’s available. “It’s just a […]

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    Officials Mull Options As More Stores Leave Mall

    SCRANTON — Local officials are considering options after word came that two more stores at the Mall at Steamtown will be gone by the end of the week. Newswatch 16 confirmed that Hollister and Abercrombie & fitch Will close at the mall on Saturday. With those two closures, the sales and leasing agent for the mall says it’s running at a 75 percent vacancy rate. Officials for Scranton and Lackawanna County say though this recent bad news is not a […]

  • xmastrees

    Old Forge Becomes “Snow Forge”

    SCRANTON — Businesses in a community in Lackawanna County thought their Main Street needed to look a little more festive this year. Old Forge has transformed into “Snow Forge”. A little tinsel and some lights can make a big difference. It’s brightened up the window at Merrit Boyle’s gym in Old Forge. If you keep going down Main Street, the glittering Christmas trees multiply. “What I like about it, when you drive through and you see the children, you know, […]

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    Dunmore Police Say Merry Christmas

    DUNMORE — Police were targeting drivers Monday afternoon in one part of Lackawanna County. But the officers weren’t handing out tickets. Dunmore police officers were at the Dunmore Elementary Center during dismissal prepared to pull over drivers to give them a little Christmas present instead of a ticket. Dunmore borough teamed up with Dunkin’ Donuts for the holiday surprise. Sirens and flashing lights in your rear view typically set off a minor panic. Driver Denise Walton was more than a […]

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    Families, Businesses “Adopt An Angel”

    SCRANTON — Lackawanna County’s Adopt An Angel program has become a holiday tradition for many families and businesses that “adopt” a foster child each Christmas. Newswatch 16 was there when volunteers started distributing more than 500 gifts. Each of the Christmas presents is marked with a number but will eventually go to a name: a child in the foster care system in Lackawanna County. “I am a foster parent so I see first-hand what it means to these children. I […]


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