Stacy is a NEPA local. 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 and weekend anchor.

Stacy got her start in TV at 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 husand and their cats, Utley & Laurel.

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

Recent Articles
  • A Mother’s Sentence: Woman Returns to Pennsylvania to Keep Her Son’s Killer Behind Bars

    HARRISBURG, Pa. — A woman originally from Lackawanna County has returned to her home state to keep her son’s killer behind bars. The woman’s son was just 14 months old when he died in 2005. It is an appointment that Chrissy McLaughlin has held for almost 15 years. Zachary Scott was killed by his mother’s boyfriend, Justin Kinne of Carbondale. He is eligible for parole early next year, which is something Zachary’s mother is fighting to prevent. “Gosh, I’ve been […]

  • Church Helping Schoolkids put ‘Best Foot Forward’

    SCRANTON, Pa. — We all know the feeling of a brand-new pair of shoes that fit just right. The students at Charles Sumner School in Scranton each got a pair donated by members of Parker Hill Church as part of their “Best Foot Forward” program. Charles Sumner Principal Meg Duffy was asked earlier this year what she thought her students could use for Christmas. “This story is actually inspired by a little girl who was at our school who came […]

  • Homeless Shelter Proposed in Scranton

    SCRANTON, Pa. — Scranton’s Zoning Board will soon consider adding a homeless shelter downtown. Keystone Mission has run a daytime homeless shelter along West Olive Street in Scranton for 12 years. Their mission to expand into an overnight shelter has been a long one. “We finally, 12 years later, decided that this is the time that we’re going to take that next level and get that homeless shelter that we really wanted to start,” said Keystone Mission’s Executive Director and […]

  • UPDATE: Repairs Complete, Water Restored in Dickson City

    DICKSON CITY, Pa. — After almost two days water is finally being restored to homes and businesses in Lackawanna County’s Mid-Valley. Pennsylvania American Water crews have their hands full with a 16-inch main that broke Tuesday morning in Lackawanna County. It’s day two of no water for many homes and businesses in the mid-valley because of a break in a water main along Main Street in Dickson City. Pennsylvania American Water has called in extra resources to help them with […]

  • Snow Makes for Slick Roads in Lackawanna County

    LACKAWANNA COUNTY, Pa. — If you looked out your window when you got up Monday morning, you may have breathed a sigh of relief. The roads were just wet during the morning commute in the Carbondale area as the snow slowly fell throughout Lackawanna County. Brian Seely took a vacation day, just in case. He got out the snowblower early in Roaring Brook Township, hoping he wouldn’t have to head out again later. “Trying to keep ahead of the anticipated […]

  • Veteran’s Christmas Tree Unites Community

    ELMHURST TOWNSHIP, Pa. — A veteran from Lackawanna County thought a memorial to those who served in his community needed something special for the holidays, but his effort has had unintended consequences. No matter the weather, John Youshock of Elmhurst makes sure to check on the Elmhurst Roaring Brook Veterans Memorial down the road from his house every few days. Last week, he thought the spot along Blue Shutters Road needed some holiday decoration, so he cut down a tree, […]

  • Family to Family Feeds Thousands

    SCRANTON, Pa. — Thousands of turkeys and all the trimmings were handed out Wednesday in downtown Scranton. The annual Family to Family food distribution is a family affair, whether you’re there to give or receive. As the youngest of 11 kids, Brian Williams of Scranton feels right at home in the organized chaos of the annual Family to Family Thanksgiving food distribution at the Scranton Cultural Center. “This is my favorite week of the year, by the way, because there’s […]

  • Lackawanna County Commissioners Combative During Budget Debate

    SCRANTON, Pa. — Two-thirds of the Lackawanna County board of commissioners were voted out earlier this year and the outgoing commissioners saw the 2020 budget as a way for them to leave a mark before leaving office. The commissioners passed a budget at their meeting Wednesday morning, but it didn’t pass without some drama. Lackawanna County commissioners had two versions of the budget to vote on — one that kept taxes steady, one that included a tax cut. Ultimately, the […]

  • Feeding Our Friends in Scranton

    SCRANTON, Pa. — Each year, we ask our viewers to help Feed A Friend, and on Tuesday, hundreds of families in Scranton benefitted from that effort. Putting food on the table when you’re a working parent can be tough, but Tonece Capel says knowing that Thursday night’s dinner is taken care of is a big relief. “I have a family of five, a husband. You know, we strive a lot to pay the bills, and we just make it sometimes. […]

  • Turkey Prices Affecting Families, Food Giveaways

    SCRANTON, Pa. — A grocery store parking lot is one of the busiest places you’ll find this week as folks prepare for their turkey dinner on Thursday. The price of turkeys has gone up for this holiday, and we talked to people in the grocery business about how it’s affecting dinners for just a few people or a few thousand. If you’re feeding a lot of people for Thanksgiving, that undertaking can get expensive. That’s something Takima Armstead noticed as […]

  • Seven Charged in Failed Coup

    LEHMAN TOWNSHIP, Pa. — Saw Creek Estates and Pine Ridge are two private communities near Bushkill in Pike County. For years, Tonia Scott of Bushkill has claimed that she’s the rightful owner of the land they’re built on. “She claims that she is Native American and indigenous to the area, so she feels that the residence of Pine Ridge and also Saw Creek is her home, old homestead. And she feels that that land belongs to her and she wanted […]

  • Scranton Church Launching Bakery to Help Former Prisoners

    SCRANTON, Pa. — A church in Scranton is getting into the bakery business. It is who the bakery will employ that makes this project unique. St. Luke’s Episcopal Church has been on Wyoming Avenue in downtown Scranton since 1852. Its basement hasn’t been occupied for at least the last 15 years of its storied history, but the church has plans to turn the space into a commercial bakery. It won’t be a revenue source for the church. Instead, it will […]

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