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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.


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    Everyday Heroes Honored by Red Cross

    SCRANTON — Some ordinary people who did extraordinary things got some recognition on Wednesday. The Red Cross honored people from Lackawanna County who saved a life either by being at the right place at the right time or by having the right skills. John Kennedy of Scranton is perhaps happiest of all to be attending the American Red Cross Heroes Breakfast at the Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel. Two years ago, almost to the day, Kennedy’s future wasn’t so certain. He […]

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    Grocery Store Making Way for Wine

    COVINGTON TOWNSHIP — Just a little more than a week after Pennsylvania law changed to allow wine sales in some grocery stores, many of those stores are making changes to their businesses. ShopRite in Covington Township, near Daleville, is in the midst of a construction project to make way for wine, making it one of the first to adapt to a change in state liquor laws approved earlier this month. Shoppers at Bill’s ShopRite near Daleville are met with the sounds of […]

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    VIDEO: Robber Hits Scranton Bank

    SCRANTON — Police are investigating a robbery at a bank in Scranton. It happened before 2 p.m. at the Citizens Bank on Cedar Avenue. There is no word from police on what the robber may have gotten away with. Video shows robbed with face covered reaching through teller window at Citizens Bank around 1:45 @wnep pic.twitter.com/bcG6Oi7FeE — Stacy Lange (@stacylange) June 21, 2016

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    Blood Drive Continues Crash Victim’s Legacy

    CARBONDALE — People donated blood Friday in Lackawanna County in memory of a young man who was killed in a crash earlier this year. Shane Rivenburgh’s family thinks the blood drive was meant to continue his legacy. “I think Shane somehow brought us all together in a lot of ways, and it’s a positive thing,” said Cathy Rivenburgh, Shane’s mother. One by one, blood donors filed into a room at Creekside Health and Rehab in Carbondale. One thing in common […]

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    Six Corrections Officers Placed on Paid Leave from County Jail

    SCRANTON — Six corrections officers at the Lackawanna County Prison have been accused inappropriate contact with a female inmate. The Lackawanna County Prison Board has placed those six officers on paid leave while the allegations are investigated. Six corrections officers at Lackawanna Co. Prison placed on paid leave for inappropriate contact with a female inmate. @WNEP — Stacy Lange (@stacylange) June 17, 2016 The allegations have already been investigated by a grand jury. County officials won’t say why the suspensions […]

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    ‘Liver Brothers’ Meet 20 Years After Transplant

    CHERRY RIDGE TOWNSHIP — After more than two decades, two young men met in our area on Thursday. They share the same organ after a miraculous medical swap. They had a split liver transplant in 1994 and met face to face in Wayne County. Steven Nuss and Diego Garcia grew up on different continents, but because of what they share, standing on common ground has been a long time coming. “It’s different. I don’t even know how to put it […]

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    Brand New Splash Pad in Need of Repairs

    LACKAWANNA COUNTY — In Lackawanna County, there’s yet another snag for folks hoping to enjoy a new pool and splash park.  A feature of Lackawanna State Park’s multi-million dollar pool complex is out of order. A kid doesn’t see all the technology needed to make the new splash pad at Lackawanna State Park work. All they see is infinite fun. “Me and my brother used to have a battle! It was so much fun!” said Sara Gattorna, who told Newswatch […]

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    Student with Cerebral Palsy Shocks Family, Friends by Walking at Graduation

    CLARKS SUMMIT — A young man surprised his family and friends by walking at his graduation in Lackawanna County. “Walking at graduation” means something different and much more difficult to Corey Felski. He has cerebral palsy and uses a wheelchair to get around most of the time. Felski stunned everyone present at Abington Heights High School’s graduation Friday night when he got up out of his motorized wheelchair and walked with a walker to receive his diploma. His teachers said […]

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    People Rappel to Raise Money For Neighborworks

    SCRANTON — There’s a new kind of fundraiser going on in Scranton that’s a far cry from a 5K or spaghetti dinner. This one welcomes people to rappel down the side of Scranton’s tallest building. Something had groups of people in downtown Scranton looking up–more than a dozen stories up–people were dangling by rope on top of Bank Towers on Spruce Street. They were doing so by choice. In fact, they raised a lot of money for the right to […]

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    No Parking Zone Proposed in Green Ridge

    SCRANTON — A business that’s been in Scranton for more than half a century is protesting a proposed city ordinance that would ban parking outside the business. After close to 60 years in business, Brunetti’s is a habit for many in Scranton’s Green Ridge section. How customers pick up their pizza or hoagie at Sanderson and Deacon is a habit, too. “Most of the cars park right in the front here on Sanderson, I guess that is, and right here […]

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    Family on Edge After Fires, Suspicious Activity

    SCOTT TOWNSHIP — Suspicious activity in one neighborhood this week has authorities in Lackawanna County wondering if an arsonist is on the loose, and it has folks in the Justus area on edge. Two cases from this week are cause enough for concern, but other events this week have family concerned. A 17-year-old boy was sleeping Wednesday afternoon when, as troopers believe, someone set fire to the front of the garage. The family fears the fire may be retaliation for […]

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    Paving Project Welcomed in North Scranton

    SCRANTON — Scranton is in the middle of one of its largest paving projects in many years and one city street in particular is getting a big reaction. When Jean Tolley heard the hum of heavy equipment outside her door, she had one word to say. “Yes! Yes! Yes! I love it, I love it! It’s been needing this a long time.” Tolley lives along North Main Avenue in north Scranton. It was commonly known as one of the city’s […]

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