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
  • UPDATE: Memorial to Scranton Crash Victim Missing

    UPDATE: After our story aired, the missing memorial was returned to the family. SCRANTON, Pa. — The family of a man from Scranton who was killed in a crash last month say they were surprised to find the roadside memorial to their son went missing. Casey Williams, 21, of Scranton, was killed on North Keyser Avenue just a few days before Christmas. His family says, since then, they and his friends have found some peace when they visit a small […]

  • Birthday Celebration for 100-year-old in Lackawanna County

    SOUTH ABINGTON TOWNSHIP, Pa. — Members of the Rotary Club in the Abingtons met on Thursday but it wasn’t their average meeting. The meeting was held in honor of a member’s 100th birthday. Howard Hyde of South Abington Township turns 100 on Sunday. Members of the Rotary Club celebrated Hyde’s big milestone at the Ramada Inn near Clarks Summit. His family joined him for the special meeting. When asked what his key to longevity is, Howard credits staying alive. “The […]

  • Scranton Mayor Denies Wrongdoing

    SCRANTON, Pa. — An attorney representing Scranton Mayor Bill Courtright released a statement Wednesday afternoon that sheds light on an FBI raid at Scranton City Hall and at the mayor’s home. Mayor Courtright hired an attorney after those FBI raids one week ago, and that attorney is now saying that the mayor denies any wrongdoing and expects to be exonerated. Since FBI agents raided Scranton City Hall and Courtright’s home last week, rumors have swirled and Courtright has done little […]

  • Lakeland Considers Changes to Elementary Schools

    SCOTT TOWNSHIP, Pa. — The Lakeland School District is looking at reconfiguring its school buildings. The district in Lackawanna County has two elementary schools, one in Mayfield, and one next to the high school near Montdale. Under this plan, all students would attend both elementary schools at different stages in the educational career. The Lakeland School Board is mulling over the idea of moving all of the district’s youngest students, grades kindergarten through second grade to its Mayfield campus and […]

  • Starving Dogs Discovered, Owner Charged With Animal Cruelty

    FELL TOWNSHIP, Pa. —  Police filed animal cruelty charges Tuesday against a woman from Lackawanna County. Officers said she moved out weeks ago and left her three dogs behind. The three dogs, likely less than a year old, are now being cared for at Griffin Pond Animal Shelter near Clarks Summit. Neighbors along Main Street in Simpson said they heard dogs barking from a second-floor apartment, but no signs of an owner. One woman, who didn’t want to be identified, […]

  • Alleged Rapist Accused of Poaching

    SCOTT TOWNSHIP, Pa. — Some teens are in trouble for poaching deer and posting about it on social media, and this means more charges for one teen already accused of sexual assault. Three teens are facing poaching charges for a deer killing spree last year which all may have gone unnoticed if a video of the killings wasn’t posted on Facebook. Two juveniles and one 19-year-old man are facing poaching and firearms charges. That video from almost a year ago […]

  • City Council to Meet amid FBI Investigation Concerns

    SCRANTON, Pa. — The mayor of Scranton returned to work Monday morning following news that the FBI raided city offices and his home last week. We’ve learned that Mayor Bill Courtright has hired a lawyer, but there was no other message to city residents since the raids. Members of city council tell us Mayor Courtright was at City Hall for his regular Monday morning staff meeting but left soon after. Council members and taxpayers alike say they hope to see […]

  • Scranton Mayor Mum on FBI Investigation

    SCRANTON, Pa. — Federal agents visited Scranton City Hall on Wednesday afternoon, specifically the licensing, inspections and permits office on the fourth floor. Agents also visited Mayor Bill Courtright’s home in West Scranton. Newswatch 16 has made repeated attempts to speak to the mayor with no luck. FBI officials confirmed the raids to Newswatch 16 but wouldn’t say what the investigations may be about or even if the city is the intended target. Other city officials tell Newswatch 16 they […]

  • Giving Addicts a ‘Second Chance’

    SCRANTON, Pa. — A drug rehab center in Lancaster County has plans to bring a program to Lackawanna County meant to combat opioid overdose deaths. It’s called the Second Chance and could mean that drug addicts who interact with police may never face criminal charges. The CEO of Blueprints, a drug rehab center in Lancaster, is looking to expand the Second Chance program to Lackawanna County. He’s working with the district attorney and police chiefs here to help get addicts […]

  • Thornton Found Guilty in Scranton Murder Case

    SCRANTON, Pa. — The man accused of killing his neighbor in an apartment complex in Scranton four years ago has been found guilty of first-degree and third-degree murder. Joseph Thornton was accused of killing his neighbor Stephanie Tyminski, a woman he had hoped to date, but Tyminski refused him. The jury returned with the verdict Thursday afternoon after deliberating for about two hours. Members of the jury returned once during deliberations to ask for definitions of the charges. After they […]

  • Retailer Has Plans for Old Toys ‘R’ Us Stores

    DICKSON CITY, Pa. — Toys ‘R’ Us stores in our area won’t stay empty for much longer. A retailer based in New England has plans to move into Pennsylvania and is taking advantage of the real estate Toys ‘R’ Us left behind. Toys ‘R’ Us was one of the original businesses in the plaza tucked behind Business Route 6 in Dickson City. The former toy store giant has been empty for the past few months, and the plaza has become […]

  • Jail Term for Sexually Assaulting 14-Year-Old Girl

    SCRANTON, Pa. — A man from Lackawanna County was sent to jail Wednesday afternoon for sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl. He was 18 at the time, and at his sentencing, he said he didn’t know about the age of consent. Conor McCall, 19, of Archbald, told the judge at his sentencing that he didn’t know what he was doing was against the law when he had sex with a 14-year-old girl back in July. McCall was 18 at the time. […]