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 cat, Utley.

If you have a story idea, or just want to say hi, send Stacy an e-mail.

Recent Articles
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    Surveillance Video Shows Moments Before Deadly Shooting

    CARBONDALE — Newswatch 16 has obtained surveillance video that shows the moments before an off-duty Carbondale police officer shot and killed a man. The nine second video was posted on YouTube. Newswatch 16 tracked down the man who provided the video to investigators. Though he says he did not post the nine second portion online, he confirms that it shows the moments before the deadly shooting that happened one week ago. In the video posted to YouTube you can see […]

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    Lunchtime Plans Foiled, As Chipotle Closes for Training

    DICKSON CITY — A popular Mexican restaurant’s move to improve food safety interrupted some lunch plans in our area Monday.  Chipotle restaurants across the country closed for a special employee training session. Chipotle in Dickson City joined every other Chipotle in the country by closing from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Monday. An employee told Newswatch 16 they met at an area movie theatre to learn about the company’s new standards for food safety following breakouts of E Coli […]

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    What Do Police Cadets Learn About When to Use Deadly Force?

    SCRANTON — The investigation into a deadly shooting in Carbondale earlier this week is continuing with very few details being made public. We do know that the shooter was off-duty Carbondale Police Officer Frank Schulze. Schulze said he was confronted by the eventual victim Joseph Molinaro. Molinaro suffered two gunshot wounds, one in his chest and one in his leg. While we may not know yet exactly how the incident unfolded, we do have an idea of what may have […]

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    The Officer’s Side of the Story

    CARBONDALE — We are learning more about the Carbondale police officer who shot and killed a man while off duty Tuesday night. We are also learning more about how the shooting unfolded. The attorney for that Carbondale policeman says Officer Frank Schulze has been cooperating with investigators since the shots were fired Tuesday night. It will ultimately be up to state police and the Lackawanna County district attorney’s office to decide, but Schulze’s attorney says the shooting was justified. State […]

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    Person Struck and Killed by Train in Scranton

    SCRANTON — A person was struck and killed by a train Thursday morning in Scranton. It happened around 11 a.m. in the tunnel near Harrison Avenue and Laurel Line Drive. Ambulance crews, firefighters, and police are using Laurel Line Drive to access the tunnel where the person was hit by the train. The tunnel is used for trolley excursions, along with other freight train traffic. The name of the victim has not been released. Report of pedestrian hit inside 2mi […]

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    Another Bank Robbery Reported in Scranton

    SCRANTON — Police were called to a reported bank robbery in Scranton. It happened Thursday around 9:30 a.m. at NBT Bank on Meadow Avenue. Police said a man with gray hoodie, face mask, hat, and gloves robbed the bank with a gun and got away in silver or white car with tinted windows. .@ScrantonPolice investigating bank robbery at NBT on Meadow Avenue. 2nd time for this bank in recent weeks @WNEP — Stacy Lange (@stacylange) February 4, 2016 Investigators […]

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    Off-Duty Officer Involved in Deadly Carbondale Shooting

    CARBONDALE — State police and the district attorney’s office are investigating a deadly shooting Tuesday night that involved an off-duty Carbondale police officer. Family members say the man killed was Joseph Molinaro, 34, of Carbondale. They say he and his girlfriend were taking a shortcut home on Chestnut Avenue when he was shot twice. According to sources with the city, the shooter is Carbondale police officer Frank Schulze. The shooting happened around 9 p.m. Tuesday on Chestnut Avenue off of […]

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    State Police: 23 Reports of Wrong-Way Drivers

    DUNMORE — State police in Lackawanna County say there have been 23 reports of people driving the wrong way on Interstate 81 since September. This information came out Tuesday as authorities were asking the public again to help them solve last month’s wrong-way crash that killed five people. State police have done research and responded with some changes in protocol that could help prevent what happened about a week and a half ago when five people were killed as a […]

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    Worker Accused of Taking Nearly Half a Million Dollars

    SCRANTON — Lackawanna County prosecutors say a worker stole nearly half a million dollars from two convenient stores. That woman handled the books at the Cousins Convenient Marts in Jessup and Eynon. The owners say they don’t think the business would be open today if they hadn’t discovered the theft when they did. What they discovered shocked them. The woman hired to handle the books stole a few hundred dollars almost every day for three years, totaling close to a […]

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    Harvesting Ice The Old Fashioned Way

    COOLBAUGH TOWNSHIP — Folks celebrated the way ice cubes were made more than a century ago in Monroe County. Ice cubes are the things that float in your soda glass keeping it refreshingly cool. One hundred years ago, ice cubes first bobbed on the surface of a pond before finding their way to your icebox. “Back in the Great Depression, it was the second largest employer in the U.S. The average American citizen consumes 715 pounds of ice per year. […]


    Wrong Way Crash Claims Fifth Victim

    LACKAWANNA COUNTY — What happened early Saturday morning on Interstate 81 near the Clarks Summit exit has left a young girl without a mom, a family without its patriarch, and two young children orphaned. The father of the accused wrong way driver, Gennadiy Manannikov, wants those families to know that his is hurting too. This is mainly because of the damage Manannikov’s alleged actions have caused. The driver’s father talked with Newswatch 16 off camera, and told us that his […]

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    DPW Vehicles Damaged by Vandals in Scranton

    SCRANTON — Police in Scranton are trying to track down whoever vandalized vehicles in the city’s DPW lot. When DPW workers began their shift Friday morning, they found 15 vehicles with windows shot out. Based on where the vehicles were positioned, police suspect the shots came from the levee along the Lackawanna River. They hit just about every type of vehicle: salt trucks, garbage trucks–including one that’s less than two weeks old, and two front-end loaders. Most of those vehicles […]


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