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
  • Funeral Service for Judge Richard Conaboy

    SCRANTON, Pa. — A funeral service was held Monday in Scranton for Senior U.S. District Judge Richard Conaboy. Family and friends gathered at Sacred Heart of Jesus and Mary church on Prospect Avenue. Judge Conaboy retired in 1992 but continued working as a senior judge. He died last week after suffering a heart attack. “Great guy, big loss. You can’t replace him. He was a wonderful man. He had a lot of heart, compassion, and understanding,” said former Lackawanna County […]

  • Scranton Man Killed in Wrong-way Crash on Turnpike in Carbon County

    PARRYVILLE, Pa. — A driver from Scranton was killed in a wrong-way crash on the turnpike in Carbon County. It happened just before midnight Tuesday on I-476 at mile marker 75 near the Mahoning Valley interchange. Police say Joseph Persico, 68, of Shavertown, was traveling south in the northbound lane when he crashed into a car driven by Paul Gerrity, 50, of Scranton. The Carbon County coroner said Gerrity died at the scene. Persico was taken to a hospital with serious […]

  • Quadruple Amputee Visits North Pocono High School for Veterans Day Ceremony

    COVINGTON TOWNSHIP, Pa. — A veteran who lost his arms and legs in the war in Afghanistan visited students at North Pocono High School on Tuesday. There are only five surviving quadruple amputees from the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, and one of them visited North Pocono in honor of Veterans Day. “Life is going to throw curve balls at you whether it’s a bad grade on a test or you’re stepping on a bomb type deal, but it’s important […]

  • Old Schoolhouse Coming Down, Part of Lackawanna County Land Bank Program

    FELL TOWNSHIP, Pa. — An old schoolhouse in Lackawanna County is being torn down after decades of being vacant. The nearly 100-year-old building in Fell Township is now the first property not in Scranton to belong to the Lackawanna County Land Bank, a program that finds money to tear down blighted buildings. “Nobody is going to be able to come in to use their own funds to make it worth their while to do anything with it. If the county […]

  • Free Rides to the Polls in Lackawanna County

    SCRANTON, Pa. — If you don’t have a ride to your polling location on Election Day and you live in Lackawanna County, that doesn’t have to prevent you from getting there. A nonprofit in northeastern Pennsylvania that meets the needs of low-income families in our area is offering free rides to everyone, not just its clients. United Neighborhood Centers offered these free rides to people in Lackawanna County for the first time for the 2016 election. About 90 people took […]

  • School Kids Share Halloween Cheer with Seniors

    BRIDGEWATER TOWNSHIP, Pa. — Kids in Susquehanna County didn’t have to wait until dark to go trick or treating, Instead, students spent the morning making this Halloween a little less lonely. It was a very happy Halloween morning for both students in Susquehanna County and residents at Gracious Living Estates in Bridgewater Township. “I really enjoyed that. I love those kids. I have five kids of my own,” said Jean Harris, a resident of Gracious Living Estates. Before trick or […]

  • Wyalusing Community Remembers Teacher, Coach Killed in Accident

    WYALUSING, Pa. — People in the Wyalusing community are shocked and speechless over the passing of Jim Huffman, a beloved retired teacher, coach, father, and husband. Huffman died Monday after the tractor he was riding went over an embankment and overturned. James Huffman was born in Towanda and had currently lived in Sugar Run. He graduated from Wyalusing Valley High School and spent almost his entire teaching career working there, first as an art teacher, then a sixth grade teacher […]

  • Renovated St. Peter’s Cathedral in Scranton Reopens

    SCRANTON, Pa. — The cathedral for the Diocese of Scranton is back open again. St. Peter’s Cathedral has been closed to parishioners for the last few months for a restoration project to the church’s interior. Mass at St. Peter’s Cathedral looks a bit different for parishioners in Scranton. A four-month renovation project to the church’s interior is now complete, and operations are back to normal. The cathedral on Wyoming Avenue closed back in June for renovations, and Mass was held […]

  • Local Jewish Community Feeling a Connection with Pittsburgh

    SCRANTON, Pa. — “Anguish for the suffering and anger at the perpetrator.” Monday morning means back to work and back to a new normal for people in the Jewish community. At the Jewish Community Center in Scranton, the tragic events that unfolded Saturday are really starting to sink in. “His actions have offended the memory of hundreds of thousands of Americans who fought and died for the freedoms, such as freedom of religion, which they were practicing,” said Mark Silverberg, […]

  • Family, Friends of Victims Shocked by Deadly Schuylkill County Crash

    WALKER TOWNSHIP, Pa. — Three people are dead after a crash Tuesday night in Schuylkill County. One of the victims in the crash was from Schuylkill County. The other two were from the Lehighton area of Carbon County. All three victims leave behind young children. According to state police in Frackville, all three of those victims were in their 20s. Jeremy Behler, 24, graduated from Lehighton Area High School. His fiancée Kylee Mullen, 23, was also killed. She graduated from […]

  • Police Bust Three Romanian Suspects in $100K Debit Card Fraud

    SOUTH ABINGTON TOWNSHIP, Pa. — Three men from Romania are locked up, facing fraud-related charges in Lackawanna County. Both South Abington police and employees at Penn East Federal Credit Union are feeling proud. They say it’s very rare to catch suspects involved with debit card skimming and cloning because of how frequently it happens all over the country. Police say Penn East Federal Credit Union’s surveillance video shows the suspect withdrawing money from the walk-up ATM at the South Abington […]

  • Scranton Professor on Central America Migrant Caravan

    SCRANTON, Pa. — A political science professor from the University of Scranton is an expert on Central America. He’s using current events in the classroom and getting his students to understand what is happening in that region of the world. Michael Allison is a political science and Latin American politics professor at the University of Scranton. He has traveled to Central America for the last 20 years, spending quite some time in Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras. “It’s a region […]