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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    PennDOT Learns About New Roadside Danger

    JESSUP — Our state’s drug problem is affecting a place you might not expect — the side of our highways. Police say they are finding remnants of methamphetamine labs on the side of the road, prompting state troopers to train PennDOT on how to identify the dangerous materials. This is the time of the year when you’ll see a lot of PennDOT road crews out picking up trash and clearing out the side of the highways ahead of the winter […]

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    Abandoned Dickson City Walmart Coming Down

    DICKSON CITY — It’s a tear-down 20 years in the making. A popular plaza in Dickson City has been haunted by an old ghost of a former big box store. Walmart is finally coming down. “It was a real eyesore,” said Lucy Burke of Hawley. “I’m very glad to see that they’re finally doing something with the property.” “Yes, and such a waste of all the beautiful flowers that are planted in front of it,” added Charlotte Stone of Ararat Township. […]

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    A Tale of Two Budgets in Scranton

    SCRANTON — It’s that time of year when all the taxing bodies put together their budgets for next year. Taxpayers in the city of Scranton are not expected to pay any more in city taxes in 2017. The school tax bill is still in question. Scrantonians took the news of no city tax increase with a grain of salt at Sharon’s Place in Scranton. Financial problems never seem too far away. “Are they getting raises? Because I don’t see much of […]

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    DEP Cites Keystone Landfill for Violations

    DUNMORE — Opponents of a proposed expansion of a landfill in Lackawanna County received some ammunition this week. The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection cited the Keystone Sanitary Landfill for violations. Those three DEP citations handed over to the Keystone Sanitary Landfill this week have to do with the landfill’s management of leachate or groundwater that flows through the garbage. Much of the work that goes on at the Keystone Sanitary Landfill in Dunmore doesn’t actually have anything to do […]

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    Scranton Asking for Some Leaf Collection Help

    SCRANTON — Those autumn leaves are pretty until they have to be picked up. And in Scranton, the method for picking up all of these leaves has created some confusion. City officials want to switch it up to make leaf collection quicker, but it could require more work on your part. Silence in the city of Scranton was interrupted this week by the sounds of giant vacuums. Special DPW trucks are making their annual trip sucking up leaves left on […]

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    Small Precincts See Early Voting Rush

    LACKAWANNA COUNTY — The voting experience in Taylor during the day was the reverse of many other polling places in Lackawanna County. The judge of election says it’s been steady and voter turnout has been about average, but this is a place where people typically vote after work. In other places, officials say they saw early voters like never before. At a polling place in Ransom Township, near Clarks Summit, there are only 500 registered voters. The faces are familiar […]

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    Prayer Before Football Game Ruled Against The Law

    DUNMORE — Dunmore’s football team enters Friday night’s playoff game with an undefeated record. But the Bucks will have to scramble as they hope to continue a popular pregame tradition. For years, Dunmore’s football players have gathered with Coach Jack Henzes before every game for a short prayer. And, obviously, it works, as the Bucks have one of the most successful football programs in our area. But an out-of-state group is weighing in, claiming it’s against the law for the […]

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    Scranton Moving to Pull From Distressed Status, Says Scranton Mayor

    SCRANTON — Scranton Mayor Bill Courtright says the Electric City is poised to get out of distressed status. The announcement came Friday morning during Courtright’s third “State of the City” address. The mayor highlighted this 2016’s financial developments, including Scranton’s partnership with a non-profit to manage the Parking Authority and the pending Sewer Authority sale.. Mayor Courtright also mentioned the possibility of storm water fee that would help pay for federally mandate improvements of Scranton’s storm drains.

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    Woman Accused of Risking Explosion at Apartment Building

    SCRANTON — A woman was wheeled from her apartment on a stretcher Thursday morning in Scranton. Police believe she might have been trying to blow up the place. Police in Scranton had been searching for Patricia Martinez since Wednesday night after they found her apartment filled with so much natural gas they feared the entire building could explode. On Thursday, officers found Martinez right back where it all began. Police believe Patricia Martinez broke into her own apartment at Skyview […]

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    Wanted: PennDOT Plow Drivers and Mechanics

    DUPONT — Winter will be here before we know it and perhaps there’s no group more aware of that than PennDOT’s winter maintenance team. PennDOT says it is facing a shortage of workers like it’s never seen before. PennDOT says the entire state is facing a shortage of plow drivers and mechanics for the winter season. Counties here in the northeast have about half of the help they will need once the snow starts falling. PennDOT’s shed in Dupont got […]

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    Business Booming for Scranton-Based Solar Company

    COVINGTON TOWNSHIP — A homegrown way to harness the sun’s energy is gaining traction. We first told you about a new solar technology developed by an inventor from Scranton more than a year ago. Something different is breaking up the landscape at Woodland Stables near Daleville. Robert Loven and his company Sustainable Energy Management Systems installed solar panels just this week. The 15 panels are the latest in 12 solar systems Loven has installed in about a year’s time. “We […]

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    Facebook Offers Ballot Help for Voters

    SCRANTON — Facebook has now gotten in on the election game, offering users a peek at everything they will have to pick from on the ballot. To see if it was making a splash, we visited a place where you’re sure to see someone looking at a screen. Most University of Scranton students we talked to had already scrolled past the voting banner on their Facebook pages. “I think it could be helpful for someone like me who has never […]