Ally was born in Philadelphia and grew up in New Jersey right outside the city. She attended Temple University and graduated with a degree in Media Studies and Production from the School of Media and Communication. During her time at Temple, Ally interned at Fox 29 in Philadelphia in the Special Projects department and at CBS 3 in Philadelphia in the weather department. In her final year at Temple, Ally began taking classes online at Mississippi State University for her certificate in Meteorology.

Ally began her career in Panama City Beach, Florida at NewsChannel 7 where she was the weekend weather anchor and reporter during the week. She was in Florida for about a year before she got an offer from her dream station, WNEP!

Ally first started watching Newswatch 16 in 2011 when she met her college roommates at Temple. From Dunmore and Scranton, her roommates often brought Ally to their homes on the weekends. Ally is so excited to be back in the Northeast and much closer to home.

Ally is a big fan of the Phillies, and of course the Temple Owls. In her spare time, she likes spending time with her family, working out, and traveling.


Recent Articles
  • National Weather Service Employees Part of Government Shutdown

    JOHNSON CITY, N.Y. — National Weather Service employees are part of the 800,000 federal workers who are going to work every day and not getting paid. Weather service employees are prepared for that potential winter storm this weekend, and they are still going to forecast it to the best of their ability, but day 25 of the partial government shutdown means they are still not getting paid, despite working overtime. “Last June, the tornado that struck Wilkes-Barre (Township), one of […]

  • Students Dismissed After Heating Problems at West Scranton High School

    SCRANTON, Pa. — A high school in Scranton without a boiler made for a cold start to the week Monday morning and that led to an early dismissal for students. It was too cool for school Monday morning at West Scranton High School. Students arrived to find there was no heat in the building. “It was actually pretty chilly, and then it got even colder, depending on what room you were in,” said sophomore Raphael Carvalho. Students and parents tell […]

  • National Radon Action Month

    SCOTT TOWNSHIP, Pa. — Experts say radon gas is one of the leading causes of lung cancer, and it is very prevalent in our part of Pennsylvania. An alert is going out this month for you to be aware of it and test for it. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has declared January National Radon Action Month to increase awareness about radon gas and to promote testing and mitigation. Now, experts in the area want to get the word out […]

  • Flames Damage Home in Schuylkill County

    SHENANDOAH, Pa. — Fire officials have confirmed a kitchen fire is to blame for the loss of a home in Shenandoah. A viewer sent in cellphone video that shows the flames ripping through one side of the double block home on South Jardin Street Tuesday night. Neighbors say they cannot believe how fast it happened. “I didn’t know what to think, but I knew they had all the firetrucks here, and they had everything under control. A lot of smoke,” […]

  • Library of Things in Tunkhannock

    TUNKHANNOCK, Pa. — A library in Wyoming County is expanding to keep up with the ever-changing world of technology. Library officials are excited about the new opportunities for 2019. The Tunkhannock Public Library is already more than just a library. In fact, employees like to refer to it as a community center. It has games, tablets, and DVDs to rent out. “We sometimes call ourselves the Redbox of Tunkhannock,” said Executive Director Kristin Smith-Gary. You can even rent out toys, […]

  • First Commissioners Meeting Held at Lackawanna County Government Center

    SCRANTON, Pa. — As government employees move into their offices in a new government building in Lackawanna County, commissioners held their first meeting there on Monday. The former Globe department store on Wyoming Avenue in downtown Scranton closed in 1994. Now Lackawanna County government offices are consolidating into this 250,000-square-foot, six-story building. Instead of 13 government offices around the county, there are now five. It still needs some finishing touches, but the new Lackawanna County Government Center has officially had […]

  • ‘Food for Ooze’ Drive Leaves Scranton Teachers Slimed

    SCRANTON, Pa. — This was the first day back to school for most kids, and students at a charter school in Scranton could not have been more excited. The Student of the Month assembly was different than most at Howard Gardner Multiple Intelligence Charter School in Scranton because it ended with five teachers getting slimed. “I was told I have the most hair. I’m the only female teacher in eighth grade. They wanted to make sure they got my hair […]

  • Lackawanna County Children’s Library Repairs Set for the New Year

    SCRANTON, Pa. — Less than a year after a major renovation project wrapped up, more improvements are planned for the Lackawanna County Library System. The building that houses the Lackawanna County Children’s Library in downtown Scranton is more than 100 years old. Within the last few years, improvements to the roof and air conditioning system were made. Now, the new year is starting off with the approval to do even more renovations to the library. The Lackawanna County Children’s Library […]

  • New Year’s Resolutions in the Gym

    SCRANTON, Pa. — Not many places of business are open on New Year’s Day, but at Uno Fitness on Olive Street in Scranton, the phone was ringing off the hook with people wondering if the gym was open and until what time. “New Year’s resolutions bring a lot of people to the gym. It does get busier this time of the year, and it’s really nice to see people try to improve their health and happiness,” said Barry Kandel, Uno […]

  • Penn State Fans Hit the Bars to Watch Citrus Bowl

    DICKSON CITY, Pa. — When Penn State is in a New Year’s Day Bowl, hundreds of fans head to their favorite pub to watch the game on TV. Some of Penn State’s biggest fans in our area watched the game at a local bar dedicated to all things Nittany Lions. It isn’t quite Happy Valley, and it’s definitely not Orlando, but people didn’t seem to mind. “It’s like a big connection between us and them. It’s just amazing,” said Lori […]

  • Clothing, Toy Collection for Christmas Day Fire Victims in Luzerne County

    HUNTINGTON TOWNSHIP, Pa. — Holiday help is on the way for a family of six who lost their home to flames on Christmas Day in Luzerne County. A collection drive is going on Wednesday to replace what they lost. Officials with the Huntington Valley Volunteer Fire Department posted to Facebook Tuesday night that they’d be collecting toys, cash, gift cards and clothes on Wednesday, Dec. 26. “We just felt compelled with the situation that this family needed a little something […]

  • Picking Up the “Feast of the Seven Fishes”

    SCRANTON, Pa. — On Christmas Eve, a tradition so popular in Northeastern PA, there are traffic directors to help make things go smoothly. “I’m here like every year, for the last 25 years on Christmas Eve to buy fish for my Italian dinner,” said Jay Pollits of Carbondale. The Holiday Seafood Stand at Schiff’s Market opened for the Christmas season on December 14, but like always, going on Christmas Eve morning has become a tradition for many families, even if […]