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
  • Celebrating Shane’s Birthday on the Diamond

    SCOTT TOWNSHIP, Pa. — A memorial baseball tournament was held in honor of a former Lackawanna College baseball player on what would have been his 21st birthday. The tournament in Shane Rivenburgh’s name aims to help other up and coming ball players. Rivenburgh’s friends say this is a fitting way to celebrate his birthday. “There’s a lot of words you could use to describe Shane, but impactful would be the best word I could use. Every person who met Shane […]

  • Geyser of Water Gushes from Main Break in Scranton

    SCRANTON, Pa — Video sent to Newswatch 16 shows water gushing from a water main break in Scranton’s Green Ridge section. It happened around 7 a.m. Friday on Marion Street, near the old Scranton Lace Company buildings. Crews got the water shut off around 9 a.m. but they will be working here for much of the afternoon. This all started because a construction crew was working to replace a gas line and hit the water main by accident. A crew […]

  • COLTS Driver Credited with Saving Kids

    SCRANTON, Pa. — A bus driver’s quick thinking could have saved two toddlers Friday morning A driver for the County of Lackawanna Transit System (COLTS) is being credited with saving two young children found in the middle of a busy road in Scranton. It was on Providence Road near Weston Field that the COLTS driver saw two toddlers, no more than 2 years old, standing in the middle of the road during the morning rush hour. “We’re on the road […]

  • Police Seek Driver Who Hit Geese

    NEWTON TOWNSHIP, Pa. — The Pennsylvania Game Commission and police in Lackawanna County are looking for a driver who killed more than a dozen geese. Newton Township officials put a post on Facebook looking for information on the driver who killed a gaggle of geese in the township. South Abington Township police, which covers this area near Clarks Summit, and the Game Commission are also involved. Patrick Spillane says drivers often take Beaver Pond Road in Newton Township too fast, […]

  • ‘I don’t want it coming from my pocket’ – Neighbors Against Apartments in Scranton

    SCRANTON, Pa. — A zoning board hearing grew heated in Scranton Wednesday night as neighbors in the city’s north end began learning more about an apartment complex planned for their neighborhood. They’re questioning the developer’s plan for the influx of traffic. “The Hollow” is an appropriate name for this part of north Scranton. Buried by trees along Leggett’s Creek, this section is home to about a dozen families now. But, Hollow Avenue is the proposed access point for an apartment […]

  • Neighbors Fighting Planned Apartment Complex

    SCRANTON, Pa. — Bob Morris’ family built his home on Wales Street in Scranton before World War I. “This is the family homestead here. My grandfather was born and raised here,” he said. Morris showed Newswatch 16 his north Scranton property. It’s lined with woods, possibly the largest piece of undeveloped land in the city. But that could soon change. A development company based out of Allentown purchased a 19-acre plot of the north Scranton woods which align with Interstate […]

  • Sprucing Up for the Scranton Co-op Farmers Market

    SCRANTON, Pa. — The Scranton Co-op Farmers Market is scheduled to open in one week, so farmers spent the day Wednesday putting the finishing touches on the place, a tradition that goes back generations. The Scranton Co-op Farmers Market on Barring Avenue smells of fresh paint and anticipation. “You worked all year just to prepare for this. You know, you work hard all year and put all the money out, now it’s time to start to make money again for […]

  • Rainy Fourth Makes for Big Payday at Jewelry Store

    DICKSON CITY, Pa. — The owner of a jewelry store in Lackawanna County is having to make good on what some might call a risky business promotion. He will have to pay back every customer who purchased something last month. The electronic sign at George & Co. Jewelers in Dickson City is congratulating customers who won out in that risky promotion. The store told all of its customers in June that they would get their jewelry for free if it […]

  • Lawmakers Push Harley Davidson as Official State Motorcycle

    DICKSON CITY, Pa. — Mountain laurel, the ruffed grouse, and Harley Davidson could soon all have something in common. There’s an effort in Harrisburg to make the Harley the official state motorcycle of Pennsylvania. Every motorcycle in Electric City Harley Davidson’s showroom in Dickson City is made in York County. “The heritage of Harley Davidson comes through Pennsylvania, so as we were saying before, they’re built right down the road which is awesome. They’re originally from Milwaukee, but with the […]

  • Apartments Planned for North Scranton

    SCRANTON, Pa. — A Scranton neighborhood could be getting a few hundred more residents. A development company is set to ask city officials next week about building several apartment buildings in the city’s north end. Neighbors in the Marvine Dutch Gap section of north Scranton say they like living here because it’s secluded and quiet but that might change if these plans are approved by Scranton Zoning Board next week. Ask residents of Reese Street in Scranton what they like […]

  • Hospital Planned for Dickson City

    DICKSON CITY, Pa. — Before the end of this year, a medical company based out of the Lehigh Valley could break ground on a new hospital in Lackawanna County. The hospital will be added to an existing medical office in Dickson City. Coordinated Health, based in the Lehigh Valley, plans to expand a building on Main Street in Dickson City. Officials with the borough say this plan has been in the works for a while when Coordinated Health bought Scranton […]

  • Police Nab Suspects in Lackawanna County Shooting

    TAYLOR, Pa. -- Police in Taylor have taken a suspect into custody in an attempted homicide at a bar early Thursday in Lackawanna County.