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
  • Meeting Mayor Evans

    SCRANTON — The City of Scranton started this month with the resignation and then guilty plea of its former mayor Bill Courtright. The city ends the month with Mayor Wayne Evans, a councilman appointed to fill the mayor’s seat for the rest of this year. July is proof that a lot can happen in a month, and Evans is banking on that. Wayne Evans never really thought he’d have a spot on the wall in City Hall displaying Scranton’s mayoral […]

  • Painting the ‘Y’

    DUNMORE, Pa. — The most important activity at the Greater Scranton YMCA on Tuesday was painting, and it’s not a solo sport. Members of the Y and campers were asked to pick up a paintbrush and take part in creating the facility’s own mural. It was sketched out by the organization Heart To Art but designed by the members. “Some people were very, very adamant about what they wanted included in the mural, and somebody as young as 8, and […]

  • Crowdsourcing to Save The Wandering Hen

    SCRANTON, Pa. — A restaurant in downtown Scranton is a few months shy of its first anniversary but in danger of closing. In an effort to save The Wandering Hen, its vendors and customers are trying to raise money online. You may have heard of GoFundMe pages online to support someone who is sick or to raise money for charity. A crowdsourcing campaign to support a business, however, is a bit unusual. But when the owners of The Wandering Hen […]

  • Biking Around Pennsylvania for a Good Cause

    SCRANTON, Pa. — Someone other than Joe Snedeker will be pedaling on Pennsylvania roads this week raising money for a good cause. Scranton’s Courthouse Square is one of several stops Raymond Friend will make this week on a 1,200-mile trek around Pennsylvania. “I love Pennsylvania. I’ve been in Pennsylvania. I go to school here, so I really wanted to get to see all of Pennsylvania in just one really cool trip,” Friend said. We caught up with Raymond during a […]

  • Wayne Evans Appointed as Interim Scranton Mayor

    SCRANTON, Pa. — Scranton City Council voted unanimously Wednesday to appoint Councilman Wayne Evans as interim mayor to replace disgraced former Scranton Mayor Bill Courtright. Evans will serve as mayor of Scranton until January of 2020 when a new mayor chosen in a special election in November will be sworn in. Evans was one of 16 applicants for the position that opened up when Courtright resigned before his guilty plea on federal corruption charges. Newly appointed Mayor Wayne Evans says […]

  • Courtright Intermediary Edward Weidow Pleads Guilty

    SCRANTON, Pa. — A close friend of the former mayor of Scranton pleaded guilty Tuesday for the role he played in Bill Courtright’s pay-to-play scheme. When former Scranton mayor Bill Courtright pleaded guilty to public corruption charges a few weeks ago, the U.S. Attorney said his investigation was very much so still ongoing. A man who worked to insulate Courtright for years, accepting cash payments from city vendors in the pay-to-play scheme, pleaded guilty on Tuesday to making false statements […]

  • Scranton Police Investigating Hit-and-run Crash

    SCRANTON, Pa. — Scranton police are trying to find the driver of a car that caused a crash and then took off. It happened Tuesday morning on Route 307. The driver of a pickup truck told officers another vehicle clipped his truck, causing him to spin and go down an embankment into the woods. That other vehicle did not stop. The driver of the pickup was not seriously hurt. Pickup truck went about 30 yards into the woods and down […]

  • Open Interviews in Scranton for Interim Mayor as New Charges are Announced

    SCRANTON, Pa. — New charges have been announced in the corruption scandal in Scranton as City Council holds open interviews for the opening in the mayor’s office. Scranton is dealing with different types of fallout from former mayor Bill Courtright’s guilty plea on corruption charges. City Council just wrapped up an hours-long public interview to name an interim mayor to serve the rest of this year. A total of 14 candidates were interviewed Monday afternoon. City Council decided to make […]

  • Honoring Patrolman John Wilding

    SCRANTON, Pa. — Friends, fellow officers, even strangers gathered in Scranton to remember a city police patrolman killed in the line of duty in 2015 John Wilding. “I`m pretty touched that all of these people came out in the heat to support our family, to help remember John, and to support the cadets at Lackawanna College Police Academy,” said Mary Wilding, Patrolman Wilding’s mother. John’s mom, Mary Wilding says the protect and defend 5k was named in John’s memory after […]

  • Scranton Farmers Market Begins 80th Season

    SCRANTON — Hundreds flocked to the opening day of the Scranton Co-op Farmers Market Wednesday. The market has fed folks in Lackawanna County and supported area farmers for 80 years now. Barring Avenue is typically barren, but for three days a week in the summertime. “Opening week of the farmers market, and I love this place!” said Patricia Fisher of Dunmore. There was plenty of produce to choose from, grown and sold by a few dozen different vendors. “I`m growing […]

  • Despite the Heat, Worshippers Return to St. Ann’s Novena

    SCRANTON, Pa. -- This stretch of hot weather coincides with an event that draws thousands of people to Scranton this week. The 95th solemn novena to St. Ann kicked off Wednesday morning.

  • Plans for Kids Korner in Jessup get Big Boost

    JESSUP, Pa. — Plans to revamp a community playground in Lackawanna County got a donation that organizers say will make the new Kids Korner in Jessup a reality. The Curry kids from Jenkins Township convinced their mom to take a trip to Kids Korner in Jessup after running errands in Lackawanna County. The trio likes to explore new playgrounds when they can. Folks in Jessup say Kids Korner used to be an even bigger attraction but as it’s aged, the […]

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