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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    Tears of A Clown: JoJo Searching For Stolen Sidekick

    LACKAWANNA COUNTY — The creepy clown craze is certainly no laughing matter for a clown from Carbondale.  She hasn’t had a gig in more than a month.  And this is happening at the same time she is trying to recover from crime against her including her clown car that was stolen. JoJo the Clown is somewhat of a local legend in Lackawanna County.  She doesn’t know what could have possibly motivated a 19-year-old man to steal her clown car. After […]

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    Routes 6 & 11 Project Hurting Businesses?

    LA PLUME TOWNSHIP — While PennDOT rebuilds a highway in Lackawanna County, businesses along the road say they are falling apart. It’s a billboard of sorts on a bright orange barrel advertising “Jackson And Jill” but the owners of the children’s clothing store say as long as the barrels are outside their business, they’re going to struggle. “We’ve seen a drastic decline in our business since the construction has started,” said Wendy Nordmark. “Most of our customers don’t want to […]

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    Staying Safe on the Side of the Highway

    LACKAWANNA COUNTY — What happened on Interstate 81 South in Lackawanna County Tuesday afternoon is a worst case scenario, one that tow truck drivers such as Andrew Fazio are always trying to avoid. “I tell people if they get a flat tire, instead of sitting on the passing lane or on the side of the highway, drive it right off the rim if you have to, just get off the highway. It’s too dangerous out there,” Fazio, who is part owner […]

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    Butash Pharmacy, a Throop Institution, to Close

    THROOP — Independent family pharmacies are becoming a rare breed, and one that’s been open in Lackawanna County for 66 years will shut its doors for good this weekend. Before he was behind the pharmacy counter, Paul Butash delivered the drugs door to door. He was 12 when he started working for his dad. “There’s an old saying, ‘Father Time is undefeated,’ so it’s just time. It’s just time. We appreciate all the great people who came here throughout the […]

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    Deadly Hit and Run; Men Hit While Changing Tire on Interstate 81

    GREENFIELD TOWNSHIP — Two men were hit while changing a tire on the side of Interstate 81 in northern Lackawanna County. One of the men died at the hospital. State police said three men from New York were traveling in a pickup truck on Interstate 81 South between the Lenoxville and Fleetville exits Tuesday afternoon. A tire popped and the men pulled over to put on a spare. Dave Fahey of Lansdale was also going south and saw them on […]

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    Sears Store Gone, But Not Forgotten

    SCRANTON — One of the biggest big box stores in Lackawanna County has been leveled. Crews demolished the former Sears store at the Viewmont Mall, and construction will soon begin on three new stores. If you visit the mall now, you might notice that a big part is missing. Sears, one of the mall’s former anchor stores, closed this summer. Many shoppers were surprised to see that the structure is no more. “The first thing that came to mind was, […]

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    Flags a ‘Centerpiece’ on University of Scranton Campus

    SCRANTON — Three flagpoles are now the centerpiece of the University of Scranton’s revamped student walkway. It’s the first time the American, state, and university flags have flown over campus together. The red, white, and blue now have their rightful place on the University of Scranton’s campus. Three flags were the finishing touch on the new University Commons. “First and foremost, it reminds us all that we are Americans, that we have freedoms here that no other country in the […]

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    U.S. Lifts Some Restrictions on Cuban Cigars, Rum

    SCRANTON — If you have ever enjoyed a Cuban cigar or Cuban rum, chances are you enjoyed something that was obtained illegally. On Friday, President Obama announced that travelers will be able to bring unlimited amounts of those two Cuban goods into the U.S. Cigar smoking enthusiasts we talked to in our area say the executive action President Obama announced is a step in the right direction, but really it just makes legal something that’s been done for decades. President […]

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    No Tax Increase in Proposed Lackawanna County Budget

    Lackawanna County's 2017 tentative budget in hand, $103 million budget does not include a property tax increase @WNEP — Stacy Lange (@stacylange) October 14, 2016 SCRANTON — The Lackawanna County commissioners released a 2017 tentative budget on Friday. The $103 million budget does not include any property tax increases. In this version of the budget, the county plans to pay off more of its debt and contribute more to the pension fund than in 2016. The 2017 budget still […]

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    Suspect Nabbed in Scranton Gunfire Incident

    SCRANTON — Police have a man in custody in connection with gunfire in Scranton on Wednesday morning. .@ScrantonPolice captured the man they believe fired shots on Railroad Ave yesterday. Officers tracked him down on Ward Pl @wnep — Stacy Lange (@stacylange) October 13, 2016 Just shy of 24 hours after shots were fired on Railroad Avenue in Scranton, police tracked down their alleged shooter as he was trying to get away from them. He’s now charged with attempted homicide […]

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    Lackawanna County Hosts Tire Recycling

    SCRANTON — An event going on this week in Lackawanna County can help you get rid of some old tires. It was a dreary day at the Lackawanna Recycling Center in Scranton but Rich Walter still smiled as he emptied piles of old tires from his pickup. “Good! Because now I got room behind my garage! They were piling up, can’t believe how much room I got there! it looks nice,” Walter said. Walter was able to empty out his […]

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    Simple Message to Get Lions Club Roaring Again

    DUNMORE — In this digital age, there’s something refreshing about sending a message with a hand-painted sign. A man in Dunmore hopes his message brings back another old tradition: volunteerism. Despite their bright yellow and purple color, a set of benches on Dunmore corners have blended into the scenery over their 34 years there. The benches, put there by the Dunmore Lions Club, now have an urgent message. “The Lions need your help,” it reads, “Call Joe.” Angela Burke’s daughter […]