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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
  • Riverside Teachers Plan to Strike Monday

    TAYLOR — Teachers in the Riverside School District in Lackawanna County gave notice Thursday that they will be going on strike come Monday. The strike notice comes about a month after teachers announced their intention to walkout. Riverside’s teachers’ union actually set this strike date on Super Bowl Sunday. Union officials told Newswatch 16 they gave the district that time to gather information and to negotiate. A negotiation session Wednesday night didn’t go well. So, the teachers announced Thursday that […]

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    Van Crashed Into Creek in Scranton

    Whoops! Minivan drove into a creek in west #Scranton corner of Jackson and S. Sherman. Driver is OK. @WNEP — Stacy Lange (@stacylange) February 26, 2015 SCRANTON — A driver was not hurt when he swerved to avoid a car and crashed into a creek. It happened Thursday morning near the corner of Jackson and South Sherman in Scranton. Driver swerved to avoid a car. Neither driver has a valid license. @ScrantonPolice expect "several" citations @WNEP — Stacy […]

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    Police Officers Train to Give Overdose Antidote

    JESSUP — An antidote for drug overdoses is now in the hands of police officers in Lackawanna County. Each department in the county will soon have the life-saving prescription drug. Officers started receiving training Wednesday on how to use it. At the Lackawanna County 911 Center in Jessup, an EMT taught police officers to do something they rarely ever do, administer medication. A recent change in state law now allows police to administer just one type of medication. It’s called naloxone, […]

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    State Probes Potential Pension Problems In Scranton

    SCRANTON — Officials from Harrisburg and the state police are looking into Scranton’s pension system. The issue is whether some former city employees received retirement incentives that they should not have. A retirement incentive handed out to city employees in 2002 may have gone to more people than it was supposed to, potentially costing Scranton’s pension fund hundreds of thousands of dollars. The state police are looking into it and so is the state auditor general. Auditor General Eugene DePasquale has […]

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    Touring Keystone Landfill

    DUNMORE — A landfill in Lackawanna County has been at the center of a public controversy. Keystone Landfill in Dunmore is asking the Department of Environmental Protection to expand. Since Keystone Sanitary Landfill first applied to expand last year, many people in Lackawanna County have come out in opposition of the proposal to allow 50 more years of trash at the site in Dunmore. The borough of Dunmore has even flip-flopped on the issue. The Keystone Landfill employees we talked […]

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    Hay Truck Crash Closes Highway Ramp

    SOUTH ABINGTON TOWNSHIP — A truck hauling hay rolled on its side and has a highway ramp closed to traffic. It happened after 11:30 a.m. Tuesday near the Clarks Summit ramp of Interstate 81 and the Pennsylvania Turnpike. A tractor trailer hauling hay bales tipped over on the off ramp that leads drivers from Interstate 81 and the Pennsylvania Turnpike into the Clarks Summit area. The crash spilled hay all over the ramp. There was room for cars to pass […]

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    Man Charged With Attacking Police on Bridge

    TAYLOR — A hit and run turned police chase ended on the edge of a bridge in Lackawanna County.  The suspect told police he wanted to take the officers over the bridge with him. The Taylor police officer we talked to said he was afraid the suspect was going to take him and a Moosic police officer over the edge of a bridge over the Lackawanna River in Scranton. The struggle happened Sunday after the man allegedly ran into two […]

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    Surveillance Video Shows Clear Picture of Lackawanna County Robbers

    LACKAWANNA COUNTY — Authorities in Lackawanna County have more evidence to help them catch robbers who hit two businesses this week.  Police are now using surveillance video try to find the crooks. The video was taken over a 40 minute period, pretty quick as far as crime sprees go. But, when you watch it all unfold, the minutes pass slowly. They were some scary moments for two convenience store clerks in Lackawanna County. Just after 10pm Tuesday night two men […]

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    Business In Scranton Open Despite Crash

    SCRANTON — The work day went on at a business in Scranton just hours after a car crashed into its lobby. Lee Yeomans was pretty happy when she left work in Scranton a little early on Wednesday. “Very scary, yeah, of course, we could have been leaving for the day at the same time!” It was only five minutes past quitting time when a Lexus came crashing through the front doors of Express Employment Professionals on West Market Street. “I […]

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    Marine’s Memorial Spared In Crash

    SCRANTON — A runaway pickup truck damaged a car and home in Scranton but spared a valuable piece of property. The truck missed hitting a car that belonged to a Marine who died fighting overseas exactly five years ago today. Marine Lance Corporal Larry Johnson was killed on February 18, 2010. For five years, this day on the calendar has been a very difficult for his family. Their home has become a memorial to the fallen soldier. Call it luck, […]

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    Schools Call on State for Funding, Fixes

    SCRANTON — School administrators from Lackawanna, Wayne, and Susquehanna Counties met Wednesday to release a report on the financial health of Pennsylvania’s public schools. Those administrators also chimed in on how Governor Wolf’s proposed natural gas tax could help, or hinder, the public school system. Those school administrators met at Scranton High School to go over the findings of a survey that asked more than 300 school districts about their financial health. The administrators there say the survey calls for […]

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    Financial Planner Pleads Guilty to “Ponzi Scheme”

    MOOSIC — A financial planner from Lackawanna County pleaded guilty Tuesday morning to stealing more than $2 million from clients. Jason Muskey of Moosic admitted to taking money from the accounts of clients and using it to buy all kinds of personal things. Those 26 clients are mostly relatives and close friends of Muskey.  They still might not have known that their money was missing if Muskey had not turned himself in last year. The sign has been taken down outside […]


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