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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    Samters Building Slated for Apartments

    SCRANTON — For years, people in Scranton have passed a prominent building downtown but have no idea what is inside. From the 1920s through the 1970s, Samters Brothers Clothing Store welcomed shoppers.  Then it was office space.  Later this year, it is set to be renovated into apartments. The Samters Building, on the corner of Lackawanna and Penn in downtown Scranton, is set to open as retail space and apartments later this year.  It adds to businessman Charlie Jefferson’s portfolio […]

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    Scranton High School Students Head to D.C. for Inauguration

    SCRANTON — The crowds at Friday’s presidential inauguration in Washington, D.C. will include 19 students from Scranton High School. Those students signed up for the trip months before Election Day knowing no matter which way it went, they would be in for a historic inauguration. This trip is Scranton High School’s fourth trip to a presidential inauguration, they started with President Bush’s second.  The students said this one could be one of the most memorable. The upperclassmen have been planning […]

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    Olyphant Residents Fear Technicolor Plant Will Close

    OLYPHANT — A manufacturing plant that was once Lackawanna County’s largest employer has an uncertain future. By this summer, almost 100 workers at Technicolor, formerly known as Specialty Records, will lose their jobs. First, it was Specialty Records, then WEA Manufacturing, then Cinram, now Technicolor. The plant in Olyphant made everything from vinyl records to DVDs. The most recent layoffs have people in Olyphant questioning the plant’s future because, according to the mayor, the layoffs include only full-time, permanent employees. […]

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    College Partnership Meant To Create Pathway

    SCRANTON — Luzerne County Community College’s Scranton Center inside the Marketplace at Steamtown was quiet Friday morning. Classes don’t start there until Monday. But, inside a classroom the community college’s president and the president of The University of Scranton detailed a new partnership that will benefit LCCC students. The plan is to make it easier, and more affordable, for LCCC students to transfer to The University of Scranton. “There are literally hundreds, and I might suggest, thousands of students who […]

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    Two Men Charged in Scranton Bank Robbery

    SCRANTON -- Quick work by investigators put a pair of accused bank robbers behind bars just hours after the latest holdup.

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    Interested Medical Marijuana Growers Gain Approval

    COVINGTON TOWNSHIP — Lackawanna County is a step closer to having a medical marijuana production facility. Supervisors in Covington Township cleared the way for one to be built there. It’s the first in many steps before medical marijuana becomes legal in Pennsylvania next year. Covington Township provided the zoning approval needed for a medical marijuana growing facility to be built on a piece of land near an industrial park in the township. This is the first time a municipality in […]

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    Community Shocked by Karate Teacher’s Arrest

    CLARKS SUMMIT — Investigators in Lackawanna County believe a karate teacher accused of sexually abusing a child may have more victims. They say he used his martial arts school in Clarks Summit to develop a relationship with his alleged victim. Serenity Martial Arts on Depot Street in Clarks Summit is closed, and its owner, John Smith of Clarks Summit, is behind bars. He’s accused of sexually abusing a 9-year-old boy who was a student in the school. Smith was taken […]

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    Power To Save: Fresh Start for Christmas Trees

    MOOSIC — What you’re throwing out in your yard this winter could end up back in your yard this spring. It confuses the senses to stand behind a garbage truck and smell fresh pine trees. Moosic DPW picked up a lot of them on borough streets. Crews will do so every Thursday and Friday this month on the days they usually pick up other types of yard waste. “It actually works out, because there’s less leaves this time of year […]

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    Bank Robbery in Scranton

    .@ScrantonPolice investigating a robbery at Citizens Savings Bank on Cedar Avenue in the city @WNEP — Stacy Lange (@stacylange) January 12, 2017 SCRANTON – Police are investigating a robbery at a bank in Scranton. It happened around 11 a.m. Thursday at the Citizens Savings Bank branch on Cedar Avenue. There is no word what the thief may have gotten in the robbery. Authorities said a man wearing a ski mask ran from the area. Officers looking for male with grey […]

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    Drivers Stranded on Interstate 81 for Crash Cleanup

    SOUTH ABINGTON TOWNSHIP — Police say six tractor-trailers and an SUV were involved in a fiery chain-reaction crash along Interstate 81 near the Clarks Summit exit (194) Tuesday night. It took until the early afternoon for crews to clear the crash scene. It made for a long day for emergency response and for dozens of drivers. Interstate 81 south in Lackawanna County was like a skating rink, according to drivers as they braced for a long night. Dozens of drivers […]

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    PennDOT: Rockwell Avenue Bridge to Open by July

    SCRANTON — PennDOT says there’s a light at the end of the tunnel for Scranton residents affected by a bridge closure. Officials say the Rockwell Avenue Bridge is scheduled to reopen just after the fifth anniversary of its closing. Residents in north Scranton have been waiting a long time for a bridge over Leggett’s Creek to be replaced. PennDOT says the wait on Rockwell Avenue in Scranton is almost over. The span should be done by July 1. Folks who […]

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    LCTA, Colts Soon to Offer Intercounty Bus Pass

    SCRANTON — Two transit authorities in Lackawanna and Luzerne Counties took a step Tuesday toward a possible merger. Luzerne County Transit Authority (LCTA) and the County of Lackawanna Transit System (COLTS) will soon offer the same monthly bus pass. The change in bus routes was relatively minor, but it clears the way for the possibility of a big change for people who ride the bus in Lackawanna and Luzerne Counties. Now, Luzerne County riders can get dropped off at the […]