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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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    Repairing A Timeless Time Piece In Downtown Scranton

    SCRANTON — The gears of the old courthouse clock in downtown Scranton started turning again on Tuesday. Time’s been at a standstill on the square for about a week while county officials waited for a very special kind of maintenance on the century-old clock. It’s a big sound, but one we may not really notice until it’s gone. The clock atop the Lackawanna County Courthouse has been quiet for a week because the machine a floor below that makes the […]

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    Dickson City Silk Mill to Become Apartments

    DICKSON CITY — A century-old silk mill that many people in Lackawanna County may remember as a hardware store is about to get a new purpose. A developer known for renovating old industrial buildings has started work on the old Convenient Hardware store in Dickson City. Some of the signs saying “Convenient Hardware” are now on the ground at its former site on Bowman Street in Dickson City. The hardware store is what most people remember this building as, but […]

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    Hundreds In The Dark on Independence Day In Lackawanna County

    DALTON — Many people in Lackawanna County started their Independence Day in the dark. Nearly 800 homes and businesses were without power for most of the day following fierce thunderstorms Thursday night. That forced folks to get creative in order to celebrate the holiday. Jeff Reed and his family had big plans for the Fourth of July weekend. Not a big barbecue, but a big move into their new house in Dalton. Bad weather foiled those big plans. “Well, it’s […]

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    Rooftop Yoga Raises Money for NEPA Philharmonic

    SCRANTON — When settling in for an hour of relaxing yoga, a slight breeze is always nice. And there’s no shortage of it almost 100 feet off the ground. More than 100 people stretched their limbs doing yoga on the roof of the Medallion Parking Garage in downtown Scranton. At eye level with some of the tallest buildings on Courthouse Square, if the heights made the yogis uneasy at least there was classical music to calm the nerves. “The music […]

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    Business Owners Split Over Scranton Financial Plan

    SCRANTON — A financial consultant hired by the city of Scranton gave taxpayers a glimpse into what the next few years may be like. Hikes in property taxes seem inevitable. But, some other taxes may go away. Wednesday night, that financial consultant laid out a four-year plan aimed to help the city of Scranton out of its financial hole. He had a lot of suggestions on how to change the city’s inner workings. But, folks who live or own a […]

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    Scranton Free Swim Program Expanded

    SCRANTON — Some neighbors in Scranton were first to start buying season swim passes for families in need. Their idea got much bigger when the city received a $10,000 donation to help kids swim for free at Nay Aug Park. Swimming was on the minds of a lot of people in Scranton with the temperatures up around 90 most of the day Allied Services handed the city of Scranton a check for $10,000 on Wednesday. The money was meant to […]

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    Former Public Defender Headed To Prison For Rape

    SCRANTON — A former Lackawanna County public defender began a hefty state prison sentence on Wednesday for raping a teenage girl in 2011. Ken Kovaleski of Olyphant was a public defender in Lackawanna County, and a guardian ad litem in Susquehanna County court when he was arrested back in 2012. The judge who sentenced him Wednesday says his position of trust in the community made his crimes worse and added to his sentence. Kovaleski has been behind bars since earlier […]

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    Officers Drill To Control Hostage Situation

    JESSUP — Members of the Lackawanna County SWAT team need to prepare for some of the worst “what-ifs” imaginable. They went through tough training on Wednesday that taught them how to end a hostage situation in a matter of just seconds. For members of the Lackawanna County SWAT team, a big yellow school bus parked outside the 911 Center in Jessup was a stage. It’s used to play out a scary scenario that these officers hope they never experience but […]

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    La Festa Group To Fund Electric City Sign Rehab

    SCRANTON — It has become one of the most identifiable symbols of the electric City: the sign bearing Scranton’s nickname. It’s in rough shape and city officials say it could cost $10,000 to fix all the burned out bulbs. That’s a $10,000 bill that Scranton Mayor Bill Courtright knew the city couldn’t afford, but organizers of La Festa Italiana, the food festival held on courthouse square every summer, stepped up and offered to pay to replace all the bulbs on […]

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    Unhappy Bees Swarm Workers

    NEWTON TOWNSHIP — An effort to move bee hives in Lackawanna County went awry Monday afternoon when the bees swarmed the crew trying to save them. One worker had to be sent to the hospital. Charles Jewell of Newton Township called PennDOT last week because a tree in his yard near Clarks Summit was at risk of falling into the state road. It became more complicated than that because that tree is also home to about 50,000 bees. The attempt […]

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    Fire Equipment Stained Purple Following Friday Fire

    JESSUP — Fire equipment that was used to fight a factory fire in Jessup on Friday is the color purple today. Firefighters believe the discoloration is from dye that leaked from barrels at Scranton Cooperage. And they have been told by The Department of Environmental Protection¬† not to use the stained gear until it can be checked out. The purple dye was one of the most perplexing parts of that big fire at Scranton Cooperage on Friday. At times it […]

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    Moonshine Theatre To Reopen With New Name

    SCRANTON — A building in downtown Scranton that was both a hardware store and a theatre for more than a century is about to get another purpose and a new name. When the building on the 300 block of Adams Avenue was built in 1879, Rutherford B. Hayes was president. Touted as the first vaudeville theatre on the east coast, it was most recently known as the Moonshine Theatre. A well-known real estate investor in Scranton doesn’t think the old […]