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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    Brits in America React to ‘Brexit’

    LACKAWANNA COUNTY — Many people in our area watched the historic “Brexit” vote while keeping an eye on their 401(k) accounts.  While British citizens who live here continue to watch to see how the decision to leave the European Union will play out back across the pond. “It really was an anxious and rather stunning evening,” said Dr. Susan Trussler, an international business professor at the University of Scranton. Dr. Trussler said the night of the Brexit vote wasn’t the […]

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    Dunmore Farmers Market Begins This Weekend

    DUNMORE — Fruits, veggies, and arts and crafts will all be for sale this weekend at a new farmers market in Lackawanna County. Dunmore will have its own farmers market on Saturdays this summer. Some people think that an empty lot on one of the busiest streets in the borough of Dunmore has a lot of potential. For Jena Romanini, it’s potential to grow her business, Savvy Home, about a block away. “There are people in Dunmore that still don’t […]

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    How Should Employees Respond to a Robbery?

    DUNMORE — After an armed robber was thwarted while trying to hold up a pharmacy in southern Pennsylvania, pharmacy and shop clerks in our area are debating the use of force in their own stores. On Monday afternoon, a would-be robber armed with a shotgun walked into Antietam Pharmacy in Waynesboro in Franklin County, south of Harrisburg. The armed robber was shot by a pharmacy employee who was carrying a licensed gun. The suspect was flown to a hospital in […]

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    Flu Shot Options to Become Limited

    DICKSON CITY — It may be a bit early to be thinking about flu season, but the Centers for Disease Control released information this week that may change your decision to get a flu shot in a few months. The CDC says a form of the flu shot meant for kids has been virtually ineffective. Pediatricians we talked to say they were surprised by the data the CDC released on Wednesday. It shows that the nasal spray version of the […]

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    Everyday Heroes Honored by Red Cross

    SCRANTON — Some ordinary people who did extraordinary things got some recognition on Wednesday. The Red Cross honored people from Lackawanna County who saved a life either by being at the right place at the right time or by having the right skills. John Kennedy of Scranton is perhaps happiest of all to be attending the American Red Cross Heroes Breakfast at the Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel. Two years ago, almost to the day, Kennedy’s future wasn’t so certain. He […]

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    Grocery Store Making Way for Wine

    COVINGTON TOWNSHIP — Just a little more than a week after Pennsylvania law changed to allow wine sales in some grocery stores, many of those stores are making changes to their businesses. ShopRite in Covington Township, near Daleville, is in the midst of a construction project to make way for wine, making it one of the first to adapt to a change in state liquor laws approved earlier this month. Shoppers at Bill’s ShopRite near Daleville are met with the sounds of […]

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    VIDEO: Robber Hits Scranton Bank

    SCRANTON — Police are investigating a robbery at a bank in Scranton. It happened before 2 p.m. at the Citizens Bank on Cedar Avenue. There is no word from police on what the robber may have gotten away with. Video shows robbed with face covered reaching through teller window at Citizens Bank around 1:45 @wnep — Stacy Lange (@stacylange) June 21, 2016

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    Blood Drive Continues Crash Victim’s Legacy

    CARBONDALE — People donated blood Friday in Lackawanna County in memory of a young man who was killed in a crash earlier this year. Shane Rivenburgh’s family thinks the blood drive was meant to continue his legacy. “I think Shane somehow brought us all together in a lot of ways, and it’s a positive thing,” said Cathy Rivenburgh, Shane’s mother. One by one, blood donors filed into a room at Creekside Health and Rehab in Carbondale. One thing in common […]

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    Six Corrections Officers Placed on Paid Leave from County Jail

    SCRANTON — Six corrections officers at the Lackawanna County Prison have been accused inappropriate contact with a female inmate. The Lackawanna County Prison Board has placed those six officers on paid leave while the allegations are investigated. Six corrections officers at Lackawanna Co. Prison placed on paid leave for inappropriate contact with a female inmate. @WNEP — Stacy Lange (@stacylange) June 17, 2016 The allegations have already been investigated by a grand jury. County officials won’t say why the suspensions […]


    ‘Liver Brothers’ Meet 20 Years After Transplant

    CHERRY RIDGE TOWNSHIP — After more than two decades, two young men met in our area on Thursday. They share the same organ after a miraculous medical swap. They had a split liver transplant in 1994 and met face to face in Wayne County. Steven Nuss and Diego Garcia grew up on different continents, but because of what they share, standing on common ground has been a long time coming. “It’s different. I don’t even know how to put it […]

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    Brand New Splash Pad in Need of Repairs

    LACKAWANNA COUNTY — In Lackawanna County, there’s yet another snag for folks hoping to enjoy a new pool and splash park.  A feature of Lackawanna State Park’s multi-million dollar pool complex is out of order. A kid doesn’t see all the technology needed to make the new splash pad at Lackawanna State Park work. All they see is infinite fun. “Me and my brother used to have a battle! It was so much fun!” said Sara Gattorna, who told Newswatch […]

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    Student with Cerebral Palsy Shocks Family, Friends by Walking at Graduation

    CLARKS SUMMIT — A young man surprised his family and friends by walking at his graduation in Lackawanna County. “Walking at graduation” means something different and much more difficult to Corey Felski. He has cerebral palsy and uses a wheelchair to get around most of the time. Felski stunned everyone present at Abington Heights High School’s graduation Friday night when he got up out of his motorized wheelchair and walked with a walker to receive his diploma. His teachers said […]


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