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
  • Power to Save: Recycling Crisis in the United States

    LACKAWANNA COUNTY, Pa. — Recycling markets are taking a nose dive. The downturn stems from China and India drastically reducing how many recyclables they take in from around the world. Experts say a big issue is “single-stream recycling.” Single-stream is when you put all of your recyclables, paper, plastic, glass, in one container. Items mingle and get contaminated. Instead of recycling items, workers have to throw them out. China and India were fed up with taking in the world’s trash. […]

  • Lackawanna County Worker Facing Child Porn Charges

    SCRANTON, Pa. -- A Lackawanna County employee is charged with nearly 100 counts of having child porn on his computer.

  • Lawmakers Propose Student Loan Help

    SCRANTON, Pa. — Lawmakers in Harrisburg have proposed a bill that would reduce interest rates for college grads making monthly student loan payments. Sometimes what worries college students most isn’t that next exam but how they’ll pay for their education when they’re out in the real world. At Marywood University, advisors say loan repayment is something they discuss with students from the very beginning of their college careers. “What we encourage students to do is really read about their loans, […]

  • Animal Advocates Concerned Over Sentence in Taylor Cat Case

    TAYLOR, Pa. — A woman from Lackawanna County who was charged with animal cruelty for poisoning feral cats in her neighborhood could have her criminal record cleared. Animal rights advocates say her sentence highlights holes in the state’s cruelty law. Jennifer Oustrich of Taylor was charged back in August with felony animal cruelty charges. She was one of the first people in Lackawanna County to be charged under Libre’s Law. Oustrich was sentenced last week to community service and probation. […]

  • X-Rays at Geisinger CMC Reveal Secrets of Everhart Mummy

    SCRANTON, Pa. — A team of radiologists from Geisinger was handed quite a challenge — do an X-ray on a patient who is likely more than 2,000 years old. It was all to uncover information about the mummy that’s been in storage in Scranton for decades. That mummy was brought from Peru to the U.S. in the 1800s and donated to the Everhart Museum in Scranton in 1923. Now, thanks to doctors and radiology techs from Geisinger, the museum knows […]

  • New Parking Kiosks Debut in Downtown Scranton

    SCRANTON, Pa. — The way you pay for parking has started to change in downtown Scranton. The company that manages the parking meters is transitioning to parking kiosks. For David Eisenberg, the new parking kiosks just outside his apartment building on Franklin Avenue were a welcome surprise. “I like the new parking system a lot. I think it`s pretty cool. I was surprised that Scranton got what Philly and New York has. I think it makes it a lot easier. […]

  • EMT’s Unveil Mechanical CPR Machine

    GREENFIELD TOWNSHIP, Pa. — So many things in our lives are automated these days. Now, automation could save your life. Greenfield Township Volunteer EMT’s recently purchased a mechanical CPR device. The first in Lackawanna County. “Studies have shown that high-efficiency, non-interrupted CPR is the best for the patient and this mechanical device is going to do this 100% of the time,” said ambulance Captain Kyle Durko. The device goes around the patient’s body and can provide compression for much longer […]

  • Auditor General DePasquale Calls on Scranton School District to Scrap Bus Contract

    SCRANTON, Pa. -- Calling the Scranton School District's no-bid bus contract, "the worst in the state," Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale called on the school board to scrap the deal.

  • Sculpture Damaged on Keystone College Campus

    KEYSTONE COLLEGE, Pa. — An artist from Luzerne County is hoping to track down the vandals who damaged one of her sculptures weighing nearly half a ton. The sculpture has a home at Keystone College. Sculptor Nikki Moser is getting her first look at her sculpture “Handshake Deal” after it was damaged about a month ago on Keystone College’s campus near Factoryville. “It completely feels like a gut punch, yeah,” said Moser. “We work so hard to bring these things […]

  • Penn State’s Lab of Learning

    DUNMORE, Pa. — A gift from a Penn State alumna is helping current students learn. Penn State Scranton in Lackawanna County unveiled a new IT lab Wednesday for students studying computer science. The cut of a ribbon officially christened the new classroom at Penn State Scranton. Members of the Information Science and Technology department showed off the new active learning and innovation lab. “It’s a really good improvement to use all these new devices, new computers. They’re new machines, bigger […]

  • White’s Crossing Fire Company Contemplating Move

    CARBONDALE TOWNSHIP, Pa. — The White’s Crossing Fire & Rescue Company served as a polling place for the special election throughout much of Lackawanna County on Tuesday, but voters were focused on an even more local issue: whether the fire company in Carbondale Township should move to a new location. “We’re desperately out of room, and we were going to build here but we can’t because of the marshy lands that it currently sits on,” said White’s Crossing Fire Chief […]

  • New Vehicle to Honor the Honor Guard

    SCRANTON, Pa. — Some veterans were handed the keys to a brand-new minivan on Tuesday, a gift that will help them continue to give back to other vets. The members of the AMVETS Post 189 honor guard don’t ask for much. Now, decades of humility and service are paying off. “I was amazed, and I’m still amazed. I couldn’t imagine being given a gift of this size, but we surely do appreciate it,” said Korean War veteran John Phillips. The […]

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