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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
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    Students Collect 1,000 Pairs of Socks for Homeless

    SCRANTON — A holiday clothing drive organized by third graders in Scranton exceeded expectations. Back in December, they started collecting socks for homeless veterans. The 1,000 pairs of socks collected fill a big need. Third graders at Prescott Elementary in Scranton were asked to walk in the shoes of homeless veterans and they took that task literally by collecting socks. “I was really looking forward to that because she told us that people out there didn’t have a lot of […]

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    Authorities Urge Caution as Search for Missing Man Continues

    OLD FORGE — The search for a missing pizzeria owner continued into another day while investigators kept mum on the investigation. Friends of Robert Baron–even Old Forge’s mayor–asked people to stop speculating and start searching. Investigators are still collecting and testing evidence found inside Robert Baron’s pizza shop, Ghigiarelli’s, and the car Baron had been driving. While folks in Old Forge wait for answers, many of them are taking the investigation into their own hands and trying to find him. […]

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    Restaurant Owner Listed as Missing

    OLD FORGE — A longtime business owner in Old Forge has vanished and police believe he may be in danger. Their investigation is focused on his family’s restaurant that’s been in business for decades. Ghigiarelli’s is one of the famous Old Forge pizza restaurants. It would normally be busy on a Friday night, but it’s been closed since Thursday. Police say its owner, Robert Baron, was last seen Wednesday night. There are flowers at the front door of Ghigiarelli’s on […]

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    Some Customers in Scranton, Dunmore Double Billed

    SCRANTON — The sale of the Scranton Sewer Authority to Pennsylvania American Water provided a cash infusion for Scranton and Dunmore, but there seems to be a kink in the transition that’s affecting bill payers. You may get a sewer bill from both companies but you only have to pay once. Opening bills is never a pleasant experience, but if you live in Scranton and Dunmore and felt sticker shock when you saw your Pennsylvania American Water bill this week, […]

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    Youth Shelter Holds Census, Collects Donations

    SCRANTON — A homeless shelter just getting off the ground in Scranton received some help from high school students. That shelter is aiming to help high school-age kids who don’t have anywhere else to go. An effort that involved almost every student at West Scranton High School resulted in a pile of boxes. In them, were more than 100 care packages for homeless young people. “They were very successful,” said teacher Emily Lutz. “We got lots of generous donations, and […]

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    Happy Tom Clark Day!

    Happy Tom Clark Day everyone! Today the Lackawanna County Commissioners honored “The Chief” and declared January 25th Tom Clark Day in Lackawanna County! Tom said he will celebrate with some lunch in The Electric City. Happy Tom Clark Day everyone! "The Chief" honored by Lackawanna Co Commissioners today. (He's loving retirement!) @wnep pic.twitter.com/nBJAau13cy — Stacy Lange (@stacylange) January 25, 2017

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    Watch: Man Runs into Road to Stop Rolling Car After Crash

    SCRANTON — A mechanic from Scranton has been dubbed the “South Side Superhero.”  He’s not quite Clark Kent, but he stopped a moving car after seeing a crash outside his auto shop and it was all caught on camera. A surveillance camera caught Jeff Labrosky’s reaction to a crash outside his shop on Cedar Avenue.  He ran into the road to stop a moving vehicle. The camera also caught the collision just before. A white SUV driven by a pregnant […]

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    Firefighters Equipped with Lifesaving Drug

    SCRANTON — Firefighters in Scranton are now equipped to help people who have overdosed on heroin. The lifesaving drug called Narcan will be on all city fire trucks. This added responsibility speaks to the growing heroin epidemic in our area. Scranton firefighters are being asked to do more. They are being trained to use something that doesn’t fight fires but another, newer threat in the city. Soon every firefighter in Scranton will know how to use Naloxone, a nasal spray […]

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    Inauguration Protest Draws Crowd to Courthouse Square

    Group of protesters gathered on Courthouse Square in #Scranton one of many anti-Trump protests organized nationwide @wnep pic.twitter.com/vItTUeUnof — Stacy Lange (@stacylange) January 20, 2017 SCRANTON — Close to 200 people gathered on Courthouse Square in Scranton to demonstrate against President Donald Trump. The protest was one of many across the country organized by the group International Workers of the World. Local organizers said they felt the need to start the protest just as President Trump was taking the oath […]

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    Expectations for the New First Lady

    SCRANTON — Friday’s inauguration means a transition of First Ladies and that transition is set to be as untraditional as the rest of the presidential election. America will experience a lot of firsts on Friday, and that includes the first foreign-born First Lady in almost 200 years. Melania Trump will also be the first third wife to be First Lady. We spoke with a professor at the University of Scranton who has spent years studying First Ladies and even she […]

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    Middle Eastern Cuisine a Growing Trend

    EYNON — The grand opening of a restaurant in Lackawanna County reflects a trend in what we’re eating. The shop selling Middle Eastern food has more competition than you might expect and fans of that type of food who say that’s a good thing. Patti Chen married into the Israeli culture. She learned to bake pita bread from her in-laws and now she makes a few hundred pitas every day. Enter Patti’s lifelong dream — a restaurant serving food from […]

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    Samters Building Slated for Apartments

    SCRANTON — For years, people in Scranton have passed a prominent building downtown but have no idea what is inside. From the 1920s through the 1970s, Samters Brothers Clothing Store welcomed shoppers.  Then it was office space.  Later this year, it is set to be renovated into apartments. The Samters Building, on the corner of Lackawanna and Penn in downtown Scranton, is set to open as retail space and apartments later this year.  It adds to businessman Charlie Jefferson’s portfolio […]