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
  • Tree Falls on Two Buildings in Scranton During Storms

    SCRANTON, Pa. — Heavy rain, hail, and high winds toppled trees and knocked out power for hundreds of homes and businesses in Lackawanna County Saturday afternoon. A woman who lives on Deacon Street in Scranton’s plot section said she heard a loud bang and then saw the ceiling of her home collapse. The front door was no longer an option, so she escaped with her dog out of a window. Her home and the apartment building next door were both […]

  • One Year Later: Diocese of Scranton’s Response to Abuse Report

    SCRANTON, Pa. — The Catholic Church in northeastern and central Pennsylvania has had 12 months to process the scathing attorney general’s report. The document that named dozens of abusive priests was made public exactly one year ago. The report covered abuse allegations in six of the Commonwealth’s eight diocese and hundreds of priests. Northeastern and Central Pennsylvania is covered by three dioceses. According to officials in the Diocese of Scranton, it has paid about $7 million in settlements to 44 […]

  • Carbondale Officially Owns White Bridge Playground

    CARBONDALE, Pa. — A playground in Lackawanna County finally belongs to the city it’s in. White Bridge Playground in Carbondale has switched hands several times over the years and was even at the center of a lawsuit. A handshake and piece of paper finally ended a long back and forth along Hemlock Street in Carbondale. Lackawanna County commissioners handed over the deed for the White Bridge Playground. Carbondale purchased the property from the county for $1 last month and this […]

  • Scranton Firefighters Now Carry Protective Vests

    SCRANTON, Pa. — If there is a mass shooting in Scranton like the ones we’ve seen recently in Ohio and Texas, firefighters would be called to respond just like police and paramedics. Now, fire engines in the city of Scranton are equipped with an added layer of protection. Scranton firefighters now have more to carry to emergency calls, but this addition is with their safety in mind. “This is actually kind of a sad statement of where we are in […]

  • Students Teaching Students at STEM Camp in Carbondale

    CARBONDALE — In a corner classroom at the Carbondale Public Library on Main Street weeks before students are supposed to be in class, a group is learning the Greek alphabet. They’ll learn a little Latin, too. All from a teacher who is really more like one of their peers. Kyla Weckel of Carbondale will be a senior at Scranton Prep in the fall. Before she heads back to school, she’s hosting a week-long learning experience for younger students. “Everything that […]

  • Creative Crowdsourcing for Art Supplies in Carbondale

    CARBONDALE, Pa. — Budget cuts in the Carbondale Area School District mean teachers and students will be doing more with less this coming school year. There are two efforts in the community to raise money and collect supplies for the cash-strapped district. McDonald’s in Carbondale is serving up more than just fries this month. Managers are asking customers to support the restaurant’s neighbor, the Carbondale Area School District. “Even though they’re a big chain, they’re helping a local school, which […]

  • Something to Cheer About at The University of Scranton

    SCRANTON, Pa. — More than 1,000 cheerleaders from across the country are calling Scranton home this week. The University of Scranton is hosting them for an annual camp that’s made its return to the Electric City. A whole lot of spirit invaded the Long Center on the University of Scranton’s campus Wednesday. About 1,100 collegiate cheerleaders and dancers from across the country arrived for a week-long camp. “I like meeting new teams and learning new skills and having a lot […]

  • Warehouse Space in Scranton to Become ‘Medical Village’

    SCRANTON, Pa. — An old warehouse in Scranton will soon become a medical village. That’s the term the Wright Center for Community Health is using to describe its new offices set to open this fall. The place on South Washington Avenue will be the Wright Center’s new clinical and administrative hub. The project got a big boost this week with a $1.5 million state grant that will go toward an expansion of one type of care the Wright Center says […]

  • Charges Dropped Against Former Lackawanna County Corrections Officer

    SCRANTON, Pa. — One of seven former Lackawanna County corrections officers accused of sexually assaulting inmates had his charges dropped by prosecutors last week. Former corrections officer Paul Voglino had his sexual assault charged dropped on Friday, marking the end of his case. There’s now been a resolution for four of the seven corrections officers charged by the state attorney general’s office. None of them was a clear win for the state. On Valentine’s Day of 2018, Paul Voglino was […]

  • Scranton Mayoral Race Taking Shape

    SCRANTON, Pa. — The special election for mayor of Scranton is beginning to take shape. Several people are vying for nominations to serve the remainder of former mayor Bill Courtright’s term. In November, voters in Scranton will elect a mayor to serve the last two years of Courtright’s term after he pleaded guilty to federal corruption charges last month. Democrats, Republicans, and Independents have a little more than a month to get their names on the ballot. The two main […]

  • Former Lackawanna Trail Booster Club Treasurer Charged with Theft

    LACKAWANNA COUNTY, Pa. — Last fall, when the Lackawanna Trail Lions were making an unprecedented run to the state final, the school’s parent-run booster club was rapidly losing money. Police now say the booster’s former treasurer Linda Fauquier is to blame. Fauquier turned herself in Monday to face felony theft charges. She is accused of taking more than $35,000 from the booster club. She and her attorney deny the accusation. “If anything, this is more of an issue of her […]

  • Chiropractor Reacts After D.A. Drops Sex Abuse Charges

    SCRANTON, Pa. — A chiropractor from Lackawanna County spoke to Newswatch 16 a day after the District Attorney dropped sexual assault charges against him. “Today, I guess, is bittersweet for me. It’s been a very difficult time for my family and I,” chiropractor John Stevens said. Stevens learned this week that he will not stand trial for sexual assault. The Lackawanna County District Attorney dropped all charges against him. Last year, Stevens was accused of sexually assaulting a woman inside […]

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