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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.

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    Lackawanna County Contractor Facing More Charges

    SCRANTON — A contractor from Taylor accused of ripping off his customers was back in court today. Detectives filed new charges against Joseph Senese saying the list of Senese’s alleged victims is now three times longer. Lackawanna County detectives arrested Joseph Senese last week. They accused him of taking money from eight clients for work he never did. Tuesday, detectives came to court with evidence of 14 more people who say Senese did the same thing to them. Senese is […]

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    Water Main Break Halts Work Day at Industrial Park

    CARBONDALE — The work day at an industrial park in Carbondale came to a halt before it even started Monday morning. A break in a 12-inch water main shut off water to a neighborhood, a nursing home, two manufacturing plants, and a few other companies. When employees from Creekside Health and Rehabilitation Center in Carbondale saw water pouring up from the street, they implemented an emergency plan. They stocked up on bottled water for their 77 residents and when the […]

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    Quick Fixes, Long-Lasting Effects

    SCRANTON — The streets in west Scranton will be lined with paint cans, toolboxes, and volunteers from all over the U.S., mostly teenagers who have come here on mission trips. All week, they’ll be fixing up houses for folks who need it. This isn’t your typical summer vacation but these aren’t your typical kids either. “I feel like the lady is going to be really proud of us, and I feel like I’m going to be really proud of us […]

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    Nutmobile Turns Heads In Scranton

    SCRANTON — It was quite a sight at a gas station in Scranton: a giant peanut gassing up on Davis Street. The Planters Peanuts Nutmobile stopped to refuel before heading out to Pittsburgh for promotional events. “It’s a pretty fun vehicle to drive; we get a lot of honks and waves. A few weeks ago, we were in Baltimore and there was a woman who actually dropped her cellphone out of her vehicle taking a picture of us. I do […]

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    Paving Projects in the Abingtons

    SOUTH ABINGTON TOWNSHIP — Richard Kimble lives on a typically sleepy street in South Abington Township near Clarks Summit, but now it’s become a major detour for drivers, including truck drivers. “No, that was a surprise. Me and you are standing here talking and there goes an 18-wheeler through. That was a surprise. You don’t see that kind of traffic through this quiet little community at all,” said Kimble. The reason for the traffic is that crews are restoring a […]

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    Bank Robber’s Getaway Car Caught on Camera

    DICKSON CITY — Police in Dickson City are on the lookout for the getaway car a bank robber used Friday afternoon in a busy section of the borough. Dickson City Police said the robber and possibly a¬†getaway driver parked right in front of NBT Bank’s double doors. The robber went in and jumped over the front counter, taking money from a teller. Police have a video of the SUV the robber used to get away. No one was hurt, but […]

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    Lackawanna College Campus To Expand, To Purchase Downtown Building

    SCRANTON — Lackawanna College in Scranton has plans to nearly double its campus space downtown. And it’s possible with the purchase of a medical office building that’s been mostly empty for years. A big “for sale” sign has hung on the big building on Adams Avenue and Mulberry Street in Scranton for several weeks. It is about to become a big undertaking for Lackawanna College. College President Mark Volk had no intentions of expanding the college’s campus. But, the big […]

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    Finn McCool’s to Reopen?

    SCRANTON — A bar in Scranton that was shut down because of the state’s “nuisance bar” law may reopen its doors. A new owner of the old Finn McCool’s Pub in south Scranton has purchased a liquor license for the building. The former Finn McCool’s here in south Scranton was the scene of a homicide back in 2011. However, neighbors said the problems went back further than that. With the help of those neighbors, the Lackawanna County District Attorney’s Office […]


    Three Accused of Stealing From Man in Their Care

    MOOSIC — An 86-year-old man spoke out today about the three people accused of stealing about $30,000 from him. They were given control of his finances after his health started to decline. The 86-year-old man didn’t want to share his name, but he told Newswatch 16 quite a bit about the roller coaster of a year he’s had. He started losing his vision and assigned a power of attorney to take care of his finances. He found out months later […]

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    Illegal Dumping Impedes Recycling Program

    ROARING BROOK TOWNSHIP — A recycling center in Lackawanna County has been the scene of illegal dumping, and now authorities in Roaring Brook Township are out to find the people responsible. Roaring Brook Township’s recycling program is a volunteer effort, but people leaving junk at the site is now using up township time and money. Police are planning to prosecute any more illegal dumping cases. A Roaring Brook Township supervisor snapped a picture and posted it on township’s Facebook page […]

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    “Project 505″ Restoration Begins

    SCRANTON — An electric trolley that travelled the streets of Scranton 70 years ago started another journey on Tuesday. The Number 505 trolley is headed south, near Reading, to be restored. The old wheels have travelled a lot of miles but a few feet it travelled on Tuesday may be the most important distance they ever traveled. “I was hoping it wouldn’t fall off and that it get up here all in one piece,” said Electric City Trolley Museum worker […]

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    Pothole Patching in the “Pizza Capital”

    OLD FORGE — This week, PennDOT started a patching project on a few miles of road that have been damaging tires and pushing buttons for drivers in Taylor and Old Forge. Months after they were formed, potholes in that part of Lackawanna County are finally being fixed. Potholes in the so-called “pizza capital of the world” have been a subject of gripes. Since, on any given Saturday night, Main Street in Old Forge looks more like a busy city than […]


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