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 cats, Utley & Laurel.

If you have a story idea, or just want to say hi, send Stacy an e-mail.

Recent Articles
  • Fighting Flames and Heat as Home Burns in Dunmore

    DUNMORE — Flames tore through a home in Lackawanna County. Flames and smoke were shooting through the roof of the garage at this home on Tiffany Drive in Dunmore around 10 a.m. Thursday. Firefighters just cut a hole in the roof above the garage. Police say all people & animals inside got out safely. @wnep — Stacy Lange (@stacylange) July 20, 2017 The fire burned for about five hours. Despite that and the intense heat and humidity, firefighters tell […]

  • Central Scranton Expressway to Close Temporarily for Work on New Bridge

    SCRANTON —¬†Getting in and out of downtown Scranton will be a bit more complicated on Friday. The Central Scranton Expressway is scheduled to be shut down for much of the day while PennDOT crews work above it. The Central Scranton Expressway was closed for about 20 minutes on Thursday and PennDOT says it will be closed again Friday starting at 8 a.m. It’s all so crews can work on the new Harrison Avenue Bridge that set to be finished in […]

  • Keeping Cool at the Ballpark

    MOOSIC — It was a hot one for baseball fans in Lackawanna County. The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders played an early game Wednesday. The special noon game welcomed kids from summer camps from all over northeastern and central Pennsylvania. Their counselors had to take special care to make sure everyone stayed cool. The boys of summer at PNC Field were joined by classic summer weather and lots of kids for a special noon game against the Norfolk Tides. The RailRiders had lots […]

  • Coping with the Heat at the Novena

    SCRANTON — There’s a lot to consider when one of the hottest weeks of the year falls during a nine-day outdoor festival that draws thousands of people to Scranton. Thousands of people will visit St. Ann’s Basilica in west Scranton this week for the festival honoring St. Ann, the grandmother of Jesus. Most of the services this week are held outside, and keeping everyone cool this week is a team effort. Every July in west Scranton there are some things […]

  • Seeking an Answer to a Prayer

    SCRANTON — Thousands will visit Scranton this week to worship, meet with friends, or honor tradition at the Solemn Novena to St. Ann. Some Roman Catholics visit the novena for a specific reason — they are looking for a prayer to be answered. The faithful say, during novena week, they find an oasis in West Scranton. Jack O’Malley of Scranton took a break to do some reading at St. Ann’s Basilica and found some inspiration. “One of the key passages […]

  • Fire in Scranton Home Ruled Arson

    This morning's fire on the 500 block of Prospect Ave has been ruled arson according to the Scranton Fire Dept. @wnep — Stacy Lange (@stacylange) July 18, 2017 SCRANTON — A fire marshal and a fire inspector say a fire at a home in Scranton was intentionally set. The fire started around 1 a.m. Tuesday at the house in the 500 block of Prospect Avenue. Four people were inside at the time. All got out safely. “I saw some […]

  • Rainy Start to Scranton Farmer’s Market

    SCRANTON — A summertime tradition got underway Friday in Scranton. The farmers market officially started at noon, but by 11:30 a.m. the parking lot was already packed and people were already shopping. The rainy weather isn’t ideal for the first day of the farmer’s market, but it feels familiar for the farmers who dealt with a cold rainy spring. There are about two dozen different vendors here with all types of fresh produce, maple syrup, canned goods, and bakery items. […]

  • Jefferson Township Ambulance Audit Questioned

    JEFFERSON TOWNSHIP — The state is now calling on law enforcement in our area to check on possible misuse of money at an ambulance association. The volunteers who operate the ambulance service in Lackawanna County say, even though a state audit showed some red flags, they did not do anything illegal. Ambulance volunteers in Jefferson Township told us that they are addressing that state audit. Much of the ambulance association’s business is managed by members of the same family. That’s […]

  • Shop or Pay to Park in Scranton

    SCRANTON — A popular spot to find free parking in Scranton’s downtown won’t be free for very much longer. The Marketplace at Steamtown’s parking garage off Lackawanna Avenue in Scranton provides a convenient entrance to the shopping mall and also a place for people visiting the city’s downtown to skip out on paying parking fees. The garage’s manager, ABM Parking put up signs telling shoppers and parkers alike that that will soon change. There will soon be a fee for […]

  • Victim Identified in Moosic Death Investigation

    MOOSIC —¬† A death investigation in Moosic took several twists and turns Wednesday as police tried to figure out what led to a pedestrian crash that killed a man from New York. Investigators told Newswatch 16 he was in town to work at a music festival. Troopers said Timothy Vair, 27, of Oneida, New York was killed. He was hit around 3:30 a.m.Wednesday on the 3500 block of Birney Avenue in Moosic. It was originally reported as a hit and […]

  • Walkers Happy to Return to Lake Scranton Trail

    SCRANTON — A popular trail in Lackawanna County is back open and walkers who visited the Lake Scranton trail on Wednesday got their first look at the damage left behind from February’s tornado. It’s almost mid-July, but summer is just starting at the Lake Scranton trail. Part of the trail maintained by Pennsylvania American Water is open for the first time this year. “I’ve been like anxious. I’d always be checking up, checking Facebook and everything, and making sure it’s […]

  • Transgender Inmate Sues Lackawanna County Prison

    SCRANTON — A transgender woman behind bars in Lackawanna County has filed a lawsuit against the prison and its medical staff, and a judge has ruled that the prison must provide and pay for medication that aids in her transition from male to female. The inmate says she was denied hormone therapy medication when she became an inmate late last year because of a parole violation. She received them while in the state prison system last year for theft charges […]