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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
  • Delivering People, Necessities on Snow-Clogged Roads

    SCRANTON — It’s been quiet at Sheeley’s Drug Store in downtown Scranton, but owner Lori Hart says the customers who need their medication most often aren’t here. They have their pill boxes delivered each week, but there’s a problem. “Even my delivery cars are very small cars, so they can’t get around. We have a General. It’s a little ATV that my kids have. My kids are like, ‘We’ll help, mom!” said Lori Hart. Lori’s kids and her husband made […]

  • PennDOT Monitors Blizzard Travel in Lackawanna County

    DUNMORE — PennDOT’s preparations for the Blizzard of 2017 started a few days ago. Plow trucks from other areas of the state untouched by the blizzard are helping clear snow from the interstates around here. PennDOT officials we talked to are already saying the Blizzard of 2017 may be worse than others in recent memory — 2007, 1996, 1993. Our meteorology team says, as far as snow totals go, that is true. PennDOT says something made this one easier for […]

  • Businesses Brave Blizzard in Lackawanna County

    ARCHBALD — If you had to travel Tuesday, walking was your safest option. Very few businesses in Lackawanna County stayed open for those customers braving the blizzard on foot. By late Tuesday morning in Lackawanna County, things didn’t seem to be getting any better, so Lexie and Vanessa Pientack of Archbald figured this would be their only chance to get out of the house. They went to the only place open for breakfast. “Brian promised he’d be open. We thought, […]

  • Out in the Blizzard in Lackawanna County

    LACKAWANNA COUNTY -- Newswatch 16's Stacy Lang is covering the Blizzard of 17 in Lackawanna County

  • Green and White: the Colors of Scranton’s St. Patrick’s Parade

    SCRANTON — Friday’s snow falls just before one of the biggest events in downtown Scranton. The annual St. Patrick’s Parade steps off Saturday morning and clearing away the remnants of the storm is proving to be a challenge for the city and businesses alike. Early in the day Friday, downtown Scranton was covered in white. A lot has been done to clear the streets and sidewalks before the St. Patrick’s Parade and a lot still has to be done. The […]

  • Penelec Delays Plans to Cut Power

    WYOMING COUNTY — Freezing temperatures expected this weekend have changed plans to turn off electricity for more than 1,000 homes and businesses in Wyoming County. In Wyoming County, customers of Penelec First Energy will lose power this month, but unseasonable temperatures have altered plans for exactly when that will happen. Officials with the power company say 1,100 homes and businesses will lose power for about eight hours so crews can replace poles and wires and put more customers on the […]

  • Parade Goers Prepared For Chilly Parade Day

    SCRANTON — Tens of thousands of people are expected fill downtown Scranton this weekend for the annual St. Patrick’s Parade. The temperature, however, will be a much smaller number. The vendors who serve all those people are preparing for a chilly parade day in the Electric City. The Scranton St. Patrick’s Parade is also known to many as an unofficial sign of spring, but it won’t feel like spring on Saturday. Gene Reed with Scranton’s DPW took his traditional trip […]

  • Governor Wolf Visits Scranton

    SCRANTON — Governor Wolf was in Scranton today visiting a business that received a state grant through his Economic Development Program one year ago. The governor is hoping other businesses like it will follow to Scranton. The company, Signallamp, got a leg up from state last March.  The governor returned to the health care company in downtown Scranton Wednesday to see its progress and to see what its employees think will help bring other new businesses to the city. Governor […]

  • New Cell Technology Coming to Scranton?

    SCRANTON — Cell phone giants AT&T and T-Mobile are looking to bring new technology to the Electric City. Both AT&T and T-Mobile will be going in front of Scranton’s zoning board this week in hopes of placing small-area cell antennas around the city. The companies want to attach their own hardware to 16 existing utility poles all over Scranton. The yellow zoning meeting notices are scattered throughout the city, stuck to unusual spots. Between the two companies, a total of […]

  • Attacker Gets Long Prison Term for Violent Attempted Homicide

    SCRANTON — A man convicted in violent attempted homicide case was sentenced Tuesday in Lackawanna County court. A judge sentenced Timothy McGoff from Moscow in the aggravated range, meaning he got a stiffer sentence than usual — up to 51 years behind bars. Leslie Bacinelli still wears the physical scars of what happened to her two years ago, but it’s the emotional scars she says cut deepest. “I don’t consider myself a victim. I am a survivor,” Bacinelli said. We […]

  • Homicide Charge for Man Accused of Tossing Woman into Lackawanna River

    SCRANTON — A man accused of throwing a woman in the Lackawanna River is now charged with homicide. Police say Ryan Taylor, 24, threw Danee Mower, 28, into the river last week after the two got into a fight over drugs along the railroad tracks off Olive Street in Scranton. Mower was pulled from the river. Officials say she died from the effects of hypothermia and drowning. Taylor is locked up in the Lackawanna County Prison.

  • International Researchers Searching for Local Film Noir Star

    SCRANTON — Before Lizabeth Scott was starriung in movies next to the likes of Humphrey Bogart and other Hollywood greats, she was just Emma Matzo from Scranton. Her film career captivated German film student Katrin Jacob and her friend Ruth Maizza. They came to the Electric City to research a graduate thesis — plus plans for a book or documentary about Liz Scott. “She was just this immigrant’s daughter, her parents came through Ellis Island, and she probably thought, ‘I’m […]