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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    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 […]

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    Woman Found Dead after Fire at Dunmore Apartment Building

    Dunmore firefighters put out flames in downstairs apartment of this building on E Elm St. @wnep — Stacy Lange (@stacylange) December 23, 2016 DUNMORE — A woman was found dead inside her apartment in Dunmore after firefighters were called to the building. Investigators are still trying figure out how the fire started and how the woman died. The building on East Elm Street in Dunmore has five apartments. The neighbors upstairs say they saw smoke coming through the floor […]

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    Friends of the Poor Provides Christmas Meal for Hundreds

    SCRANTON — When you think of all there is to buy for Christmas, it could stress you out. It can be really stressful for families in need who want to provide a memorable holiday for their children. A food giveaway in Scranton seeks to ease that burden. “We’ve got the boy and his wife, that will be about it. There will be about four or five of us,” said Robert Kisel of Archbald. The food given out helps Robert Kisel’s […]

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    Suspect Charged in Burglary, May Face More Charges

    SCRANTON — A man now faces charges for two burglaries in Lackawanna County, and police think he may be behind several more. Kevin Pinter of Bushkill walked into the Lackawanna County Courthouse with Archbald police officers a day after admitting to them that he burglarized two businesses in the borough earlier this month. “He’s been very cooperative with us about it,” said Archbald Police Chief Tim Trently. “It’s due to a drug problem. It’s something that we’re seeing a lot […]

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    Family Endures Another Christmastime Fire

    SCOTT TOWNSHIP — An older couple from Lackawanna County lost their home to fire Tuesday night.  Almost 39 years ago to the day, their old home burned, but what they haven’t lost is hope. George and Phyllis Kearns moved to the home on Route 347 in Scott Township about 15 years ago for their retirement. Firefighters said it’s likely a grease fire in the kitchen started last night’s fire. The Kearns family said the home is destroyed. Christmas is all about […]

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    PennDOT’s Special Holiday Project in Scranton

    SCRANTON — PennDOT worked with Santa on Wednesday on a special project. Employees in Lackawanna County helped deliver presents to preschoolers in Scranton. The man in red rolled in on a big red fire truck and greeted the 3 year olds and 4 year olds at West Scranton Head Start. This was set to be one of the best school days all year. “It’s all he talked about. ‘Santa’s coming.’ He got to wear pajamas. It’s all he talked about,” […]

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    Group Protests Potential Repeal of Obamacare

    SCRANTON — National politics had a stage in downtown Scranton Tuesday.  A group protested outside of Senator Pat Toomey’s Scranton field office hoping to stall Republican efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act known as “Obamacare.” Many of the group of 30 or so people standing out on Spruce Street in Scranton Tuesday afternoon have benefitted in some way from the Affordable Care Act. Erin Berlew from West Pittston shared her story of when some of her family lost healthcare […]

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    Customers Crowd Butcher Shop for Christmas Kielbasi

    OLYPHANT — For many of us about to celebrate Christmas, holiday traditions run deep — often to our family’s native country. In Lackawanna County, customers crowded a butcher shop to prepare for a Polish Christmas tradition. It’s not exactly dreams of sugar plums for the staff at Bosak’s Choice Meats in Olyphant. They have another way to know it’s almost Christmas. “If you like stress, it’s good!” said Tom Bosak. “We’ll be crawling out of here, the whole crew, we’ll […]

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    Shopping Outside For Christmas Eve Dinner

    DUNMORE — People in Lackawanna County are taking their holiday preparations outside this week.  Outdoor seafood markets can be just as much of a tradition as the meals they help to put together. Dick Russo has been selling seafood out in the elements for about 15 Decembers now.  He and his coworkers at Riccardo’s in Dunmore feel they’ve finally thawed out from the weekend’s freezing weather. “It was terrible, too cold, too cold. The fresh fish was frozen, but it’s […]

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    Marketplace’s Second Holiday Season with New Owner

    SCRANTON — With only five shopping days left before the Christmas holiday, it’s the time businesses start to assess how well they’re doing this holiday shopping season. There have been a lot of changes this year at The Marketplace at Steamtown in downtown Scranton. The Marketplace at Steamtown got a new name in 2016 and its owner put into motion a lot of new plans for the once-struggling downtown mall. We talked to shoppers and shop owners and got their […]

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    Splash Pad Planned For West Scranton

    SCRANTON — Despite the frigid temperatures, Scranton’s mayor is thinking ahead to the dog days of summer. The city got a state grant this week that secures a plan to revive a run down pool complex in Scranton’s west side. When you see the snow covered pool floor on 10th Avenue, it’s hard to feel anything but cold. But, the city of Scranton said the Novembrino Pool Complex in west Scranton has many a summer in store. The pool and […]