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 cats, Utley & Laurel.

If you have a story idea, or just want to say hi, send Stacy an e-mail.

Recent Articles
  • New Teen Center Officially Opens in Scranton

    SCRANTON — On the second floor of the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Human Services Building on Wyoming Avenue in Scranton there’s a new haven for teenagers. Maureen Maher-Gray showed us around the place that existed only in her mind a few years ago: NEPA Youth Shelter’s Teen Drop-In Center. She told Newswatch 16 that high school aged kids needed a place to spend time safely after school. “I noticed them hanging out at the mall and walking around downtown. I […]

  • Cursive Comeback?

    SCRANTON — At a time when much of our communication comes through a device, many think handwriting is a lost art. But some think it’s an art that just hitting its renaissance. Inside the University of Scranton’s Weinberg Memorial Library, was a classroom of teachers, all fans of good handwriting. “Handwriting is much more than just transferring information. It’s much, much more than that,” said Michael Sull. Sull is the master in this classroom — a master penman, one of […]

  • Pavement Improvements Planned at Airport

    BENTON TOWNSHIP — The rainy, foggy weather isn’t ideal for flying, but it did allow the owner of Seamans Airport near Factoryville to take us out on to the runway to see one of the airport’s most plaguing problems. “The pilots have been saying, ‘Hey Bill, the cracks are getting a little big on the runway. It would be nice if we could get them fixed up,'” said owner Bill Dobitsch. Dobitsch says the runway is still safe for pilots […]

  • Elderly Scranton Woman Walks in on Thieves During Break-In

    SCRANTON — Police in Scranton are investigating two home break-ins that could be related. In one case, an elderly woman walked in on two men rifling through her home. Scranton police can’t say just yet whether the two break-ins are related but they happened only days apart, and in both cases, jewelry was stolen. The two break-ins happened only blocks away from each other in Scranton’s Green Ridge section — first, on Columbia Street on January 8, and second, on […]

  • ‘This is one of the better days’ – EMTs Deliver Healthy Baby Girl in Gas Station Parking Lot

    SOUTH ABINGTON TOWNSHIP — It was a special delivery at a gas station early Thursday morning in Lackawanna County — a healthy baby girl! When mom couldn’t make it to the hospital, emergency responders stepped in helping to deliver the baby in the parking lot. That special delivery didn’t cause much of a fuss. The clerks at the Exxon on Northern Boulevard didn’t even know it was happening when they were opening up for the day around 6 a.m. Thursday. […]

  • Burglary Suspect Behind Bars

    LACKAWANNA COUNTY — A man is behind bars for allegedly burglarizing two veterans organizations in Lackawanna County, in one case, getting away with thousands of dollars. Those burglaries happened over a three-day stretch back in November. Brian Spangenberg, 32, of Scranton, is accused of breaking into a VFW in the Daleville area three times, and finally breaking into an American Legion in Mayfield. State troopers say Spangenberg’s unique car helped to give him away. Three nights in a row in November, […]

  • Former WEA, Cinram Plant to Close

    OLYPHANT — A company in Lackawanna County that has provided all kinds of entertainment for decades is expected to close its doors for good later this year. The plant in Olyphant started with records and cassettes before moving to CDs and DVDs. A lot’s changed at the one-million-square-foot plant in Olyphant. The name’s changed several times. It’s now owned by the French company Technicolor. There is only a fraction of the thousands of employees that used to work there. 160 […]

  • Remembering Capt. Robeson

    SCRANTON — It has been 10 years since a Scranton firefighter was killed in the line of duty. Fire Capt. James Robeson’s family and brother firefighters marked the day with a series of events that aimed to help honor other fallen firefighters throughout the state. Robeson’s widow lays flowers on Scranton’s Firefighter’s Memorial every January 6, but this year, she was joined by dozens of friends outside the fire department’s headquarters on Mulberry Street. The 10th anniversary of the firefighter’s […]

  • Boom in Online Grocery Shopping During Cold Snap

    SCRANTON — People in our area found many ways to avoid going outside on Friday and the internet age makes that a little easier. A grocery store in Lackawanna County saw a huge boost to its online business. Gerrity’s busiest business on Friday happened online. The store uses a third-party website and app for customers to order online and have their food delivered. Employees at Gerrity’s tell us about three times as many people took advantage of that service. When […]

  • It’s Frigid for Furry Friends, Too

    SCRANTON — The National Weather Service warns that frostbite can form in less than 10 minutes in this extreme cold but what about our furry friends? Those who needed to be outside on Courthouse Square in Scranton kept themselves covered up. Wind chill warnings from the National Weather Service warn that exposed skin could develop frostbite in mere minutes. Our friends with naturally occurring coats can get cold, too. Veterinarian Keith Dorton at the Scranton Animal Hospital says he has […]

  • Woman Injured Jumping from Window to Escape Flames

    CARBONDALE — A woman was injured jumping from a second-floor window escaping a fire in her home in Carbondale. The fire broke out around 9 a.m. Thursday in the home on Spencer Street. Two people had to jump from a window to escape the flames. Firefighters in Carbondale says a couple woke up to a ball of flames blocking them from their apartment’s only entrance. Fire marshals would later find that a cigarette caused it all. The snow was coming […]

  • Firefighters Plan Fundraisers to Remember Robeson

    SCRANTON — This Saturday will mark a decade since a Scranton fire captain was killed in the line of duty. His family and fellow firefighters are using the anniversary as an opportunity to celebrate his life and raise money for a statewide firefighters’ memorial. Even after 10 years, Capt. James Robeson is far from forgotten within the Scranton Fire Department. You’ll see his name on almost every fire truck and his son is even among the ranks there. So, those […]