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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    Neighbors Rattled by Gunfire in Scranton

    Reports of shots fired on Railroad Ave near Broadway St in west #Scranton Police roped off street @WNEP — Stacy Lange (@stacylange) October 12, 2016 SCRANTON — Police are investigating gunfire in a neighborhood in Scranton Wednesday morning. Scranton police say no one was hurt when those shots were fired on Railroad Avenue around 11:30 a.m. Officers have one man in custody, but they are still looking for the shooter. Vince Falchetti was walking with his 18-month-old daughter when […]

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    Scranton Prep Community Mourning Loss of Beloved Teacher

    SCRANTON — A retired teacher who kept statistics at Scranton Prep football games has died from injuries he suffered 10 days ago when a high school football player collided with him on the sidelines. This has been an unimaginable loss for Scranton Prep, not just because of the circumstances, but because of the man they’re mourning. Tony Cantafio was best known as “Taps” at the private high school in Scranton. The best nicknames don’t have an origin, at least not one […]

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    PennDOT Plans to Close Central Scranton Expressway This Weekend

    SCRANTON — The Central Scranton Expressway is scheduled to close this weekend so crews can make a big step forward in a long-awaited bridge project. The plan is to shut down the expressway starting the evening of Friday, October 14 so that crews can place beams on the new Harrison Avenue Bridge. The steel beams made their way from Interstate 81 down Moosic Street and onto Harrison Avenue Tuesday morning. They will span the new Harrison Avenue Bridge–a big step […]

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    Steamtown Marathoners Expected Good ‘Running Weather’ This Weekend

    LACKAWANNA COUNTY — Before the Steamtown Marathoners get to the finish line, they cover a lot of ground.  From Forest City to Scranton, the Steamtown Marathon covers 13 communities in all. The 21st annual Steamtown Marathon begins at 8 a.m. on Sunday. At just about the halfway point in Jermyn, the runners will have plenty of people waiting for them. The Windsor Inn, a staple in Jermyn, will open extra early for marathon spectators.  Servers spent their Friday making signs […]

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    High Schoolers Help Out in School’s Cafeteria

    SCRANTON — Sometimes the best lessons are learned outside of the classroom. High School students in Lackawanna County learned a lot when they started working in their school’s cafeteria. “I just wanted to help out the lunch ladies because I see what they do in the back, I`m really grateful for what they do,” said Brandon Ortiz, a senior at Scranton High School. Ortiz is one of a growing self-made group of students at the Career Technology Center of Lackawanna […]

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    Nurse Accused of Stealing Pain Medications from Patients

    SCRANTON — A nurse who worked at a hospital in Scranton is facing charges for allegedly stealing pain medication from patients in her care. That nurse started working at Moses Taylor Hospital in Scranton in February. Hospital officials say she is no longer an employee. Investigators say over the summer she stole pain medication that was supposed to go to seven different patients. Rachael Glahn, 36, of Tunkhannock, was charged with theft and felony drug charges Wednesday. She was released […]

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    Paving Project Decades in the Making

    JERMYN — There’s a lot history on Jefferson Avenue in Jermyn, the people who live on the street have long memories. “Well, I’ve been here 50 years and I don’t know if they ever paved it before that!” said Phillip Tochelli. It seems no one can remember the last time the streets were paved in Jermyn. “Its been quite a while. I can’t remember. Maybe 40 years? I’m not sure,” added Paul Kostiak. But you won’t find any frustration on […]

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    Boxer Mix Expected to Make Full Recovery

    SOUTH ABINGTON TOWNSHIP — A dog at the center of an animal abuse case in Lackawanna County is making a rebound that even her veterinarians are surprised by, while humane officers are still offering a reward to find her former owner. The story of Chelsea, the boxer mix, captivated many and got thousands of shares on social media. The emaciated pup found in Throop in August has recovered well, but humane officers still hope to find whoever left her on […]

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    Emergency Bridge Repairs in Scranton Expected to Tangle Traffic

    SCRANTON — PennDOT says a bridge in Scranton needs to be fixed before winter. Starting next week, PennDOT will rush to repair a bridge in Scranton’s Green Ridge section before the weather gets too cold. It will mean drivers will only be able to go one way on the bridge. This bridge is near a very busy intersection in the city — Green Ridge Street and North Main Avenue. PennDOT says crews will be able to fix the bridge while […]

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    University of Scranton Unveils Plans for Sports Complex

    SCRANTON -- The University of Scranton has big plans for athletic fields in Scranton, some of which residents can use.

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    Teaching High-Schoolers About the Heroin Epidemic

    SCRANTON — Kids growing up in a culture where heroin is just about everywhere and easy to get can find life difficult.  And that’s why the Lackawanna County District Attorney talked with students in Scranton Thursday. The Lackawanna County District Attorney’s Office has done drug awareness assemblies before, but his one at West Scranton High School was offered to the school’s youngest students.  At a time when the heroin epidemic in the county is the worst its been. Even in […]

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    Old Forge Police Seek Armed Robber

    OLD FORGE — Police in Lackawanna County are looking for a would-be robber who was only unsuccessful because of the daring acts of his would-be victim. Police in Old Forge say they don’t recommend anyone do what a man in his 70s did Wednesday to ward off an armed robber. He was able to grab the robber’s gun and get away. Now police are asking for help in finding their suspect. A man in his 70s told police that a […]