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
  • Runners, Volunteers Struggle Through Steamtown Marathon Heat

    SCRANTON — Runners who took part in the 22nd annual Steamtown Marathon this weekend faced some of the toughest weather conditions in the race’s history.  That made for a busy day for first responders and race volunteers. About 1,500 runners crossed the finish line on Courthouse Square Sunday. The number of finishers was a bit lower this year and marathon officials blame the weather. Finishing a marathon is a big accomplishment any day of the week, but finishers in Sunday’s […]

  • After Reports of Gunman, Marywood Responds to Concerns

    MARYWOOD UNIVERSITY — The President of Marywood University responded to student concerns that they weren’t notified when a potential gunman was on campus. About 60 police officers in Lackawanna County were dispatched to Marywood University Wednesday for the report of a man with a gun on campus. Marywood students say they were terrified when the campus was swarmed with police Wednesday afternoon and there were reports of someone with a gun. Students also say they felt left in the dark […]

  • An Education in Reassessment for Lackawanna County Voters

    SCRANTON — Voters in Lackawanna County will be faced with a big decision next month. There’s a question on the ballot asking whether or not Lackawanna County should do a property tax reassessment. On Wednesday, the county released information aimed at helping voters decide. Lackawanna County rolled out a series of informational meetings and an educational video about the possibility of property tax reassessment. Lackawanna County commissioners dimmed the lights during their weekly meeting to show a video the county […]

  • Admission Fees Waived at Steamtown National Historic Site

    SCRANTON — Visiting our region’s rail history just became more affordable. The National Park Service decided to waive entrance fees for the Steamtown National Historic Site. Until this week, the entrance fee for visitors at Steamtown was $7 for ages 16 and up. The National Park Service says it’s getting rid of that fee in hopes of bringing more people to the attraction. Some of Steamtown National Historic Site’s first free patrons may have also traveled the farthest to be […]

  • Teen Sent to Prison for Deadly Scranton Stabbing

    SCRANTON — A high-school student who admitted to stabbing another teen to death after an argument on Facebook has been sentenced to prison. Cathleen Boyer, 17, was sentenced Wednesday to seven to 20 years in prison. Police say Boyer stabbed Kayla VanWert, 18, last year during a fight on McKenna Court in Scranton. VanWert died at the hospital. Boyer pleaded guilty to third-degree murder in July.

  • Keeping ‘Veterans Promise’

    DICKSON CITY — At any given time of day, you’re likely to see someone working inside an old bank on Main Street in Dickson City. And chances are, that person will be Dave Ragan – an Army veteran taking on his latest mission. Soon, the bank will be the brick and mortar home of Veterans Promise. An organization Ragan founded last year. It’s meant to connect veterans like him with services and with each other. Veterans Promise has been hosting […]

  • Job Fair for Marijuana Grower

    SCRANTON — A medical marijuana processing facility is now taking job applications. The grower in Scranton is one of four facilities with permits in our area. Crews have started renovating what used to be Scranton Clothing Recyclers on Rosanna Avenue. It will become Pennsylvania Medical Solutions. The CEO says they’ve already received more applications for jobs here than they have for any of their other facilities. Dr. Kyle Kingsley worked in emergency medicine before crossing over into the medical marijuana […]

  • Ribbon Cut on New ‘Melting Pot’ Senior Center

    SCRANTON — A new senior center held its grand opening Friday in Scranton. It was created in response to the city’s changing cultural landscape Inside an old restaurant in Scranton, you’ll find a lot of people over a certain age but, also a whole lot of youth. We were invited to daily yoga at the new senior center on Washburn Street. The center was created to give a community space to Scranton’s Indian, Bhutanese, and Nepalese communities and it’s growing. […]

  • DUI Driver in Deadly Wrong-way Crash Sent to Prison

    SCRANTON — A driver who admitted to a wrong-way crash while driving under the influence that killed five people has been sentenced to prison. Gennadiy Manannikov was sentenced Friday afternoon to 18 to 36 years in prison. He entered a guilty plea in July. The crash on January 23, 2016, was part of a string of wrong-way crashes, at least four in our area over the course of a few months. This is one prosecutors and police say they won’t […]

  • Power To Save: Making Homes Safer With Sun’s Help

    SCRANTON — Volunteers are taking time this week to make homes in Scranton safer and more energy-efficient. Neighborworks of Northeastern Pennsylvania is known for brightening up homes with a fresh coat of paint. But this week, all they need to brighten a home is a bulb. It’s part of an effort to help make seniors safe in their homes. Neighborworks, along with students from The University of Scranton, are providing seniors with home safety kits and checking for potential problems. […]

  • Cats Rescued from Fire at Home in Taylor

    TAYLOR -- Newly donated oxygen masks helped save two pet cats after a fire Thursday morning in Taylor.

  • UPDATE: Divers Recover Body of Girl Presumed Drowned at Newton Lake

    According to the Lackawanna Co. coroner: body has been recovered from Newton Lake. Name will be released after meeting with family. @wnep — Stacy Lange (@stacylange) September 27, 2017 Search resumes for teen girl presumed dead after drowning incident at Newton Lake @wnep pic.twitter.com/ZZfxcxxtkO — Stacy Lange (@stacylange) September 27, 2017 GREENFIELD TOWNSHIP — Dive teams have recovered the body of teen presumed to have drowned after falling from a boat Tuesday in Lackawanna County, according to the county coroner. The […]