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
  • Neighborhood in Lackawanna County Cleared Out by Gas Line Break

    MOOSIC, Pa. -- Crews evacuated several homes and a day care center in a neighborhood in Lackawanna County because of a natural gas line break.

  • Churches Ringing in Solidarity With Paris

    SCRANTON, Pa.  — Churches across our area are supporting the people of Paris following the devastating fire at Notre Dame Cathedral. The bishop of the Diocese of Scranton asked parishes to participate in a show of support that sounded throughout northeastern and central Pennsylvania. St. Peter’s Cathedral on Wyoming Avenue in Scranton is the mother church for the Diocese of Scranton. It’s two bell towers ring every hour on the hour. Wednesday, they rang for five whole minutes in concert […]

  • National Weather Service: Tornado Hit Lackawanna County

    SCRANTON, Pa. — Members of the National Weather Service confirmed a tornado hit Lackawanna County, causing damage Sunday night and early Monday. Meteorologists from the National Weather Service cataloged damage in Dunmore and in Scranton’s Hill section and south side on Tuesday morning. .@NWSBinghamton says it was in fact a tornado that hit Scranton & Dunmore. @WNEP — Stacy Lange (@stacylange) April 16, 2019 Newswatch 16 caught up with the meteorologists on Harrison Avenue in the Hill section. The […]

  • Sister Cities Honoring Brother Officers

    SCRANTON, Pa. — The city of Scranton has long shared a connection with its sister city Ballina, in County Mayo, Ireland. Both cities lost a police officer in the line of duty in the same year, and now, both cities are working on an effort to memorialize the officers. There’s long been a symbolic connection between Scranton and its Irish sister city of Ballina. That connection became closer in 2015. Ballina lost a police officer, Garda Anthony Golden, following a […]

  • Diocese Warns Parishioners of Priest Scam

    SCRANTON, Pa. — Diocese of Scranton employees say they received text messages from a scammer who was impersonating a priest. Diocese officials fear that the scam may be affecting parishioners. Diocese officials say similar scams have happened in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia as well, where people get a text message from someone claiming to be their priest and asks for money. Dominick Costantino is the vocational coordinator for the Diocese of Scranton. It’s not unusual for him to hear from […]

  • Communities Dealing with Rejected Recyclables

    SCRANTON, Pa. — Folks who live in Scranton may be scratching their heads wondering why their recycling bin was passed over for pickup. If you live in Scranton, DPW workers are looking inside your recycling bin before they empty it into the back of a truck. Based on what’s inside, they might leave your recyclables on the curb. DPW workers have been selective this week when picking up recycling because of a change that’s affecting most of the municipalities in […]

  • Cats Abandoned in Carbondale

    SOUTH ABINGTON TOWNSHIP, Pa. — Some cats are recovering at Griffin Pond Animal Shelter in Lackawanna County. Employees there say someone found them in a duffle bag on a set of railroad tracks in Carbondale. A man dropped off the cats at the Carbondale police station Tuesday afternoon, telling officers he found them on the railroad tracks that run through the city. If they were abandoned on any other day, the outcome could have been much different. The two cats, […]

  • Ann Milks Her 100th Birthday

    SCRANTON, Pa. — Many people have bucket lists — things we want to do before we die. A woman from Scranton had one item left on her list, something she did all the time as a child. And she was able to do it to celebrate her 100th birthday. When it came time to come up with a theme for Ann Randazzo’s 100th birthday, there was no question. There would be cow cookies, cow balloons, and the birthday girl wore […]

  • Preserving a Piece of Diner History

    MOOSIC, Pa. — There’s a big hole on Birney Avenue in Moosic where the former Moosic Diner once stood. Rick and Russell Rinaldi, who own Cafe Rinaldi in Old Forge, plan to build a new take-out restaurant on the old foundation. The old Moosic Diner may be gone from this spot, but it’s not far. “When this first happened about two weeks ago, people sort of got up in arms about it. They had it on Facebook, ‘Oh my God, […]

  • Firefighter Runs Scranton Half Marathon in Full Gear

    SCRANTON, Pa. — There are some things most of us just wouldn’t attempt. Running into a burning building might be one. Running 13 miles in full firefighter turnout gear might be another. But Ryan Robeson is not like most of us. Robeson is a former Scranton firefighter and current firefighter in York. He set out to run a half marathon through his hometown of Scranton, wearing everything a firefighter wears on the job: the coat and pants, the heavy boots, […]

  • Nay Aug Park in Scranton Closing a Pool, Getting Lighting

    SCRANTON, Pa. — It’s hard to imagine that summer is approaching when we’ve been dealing with snow and sleet for much of the day, but workers were getting the Nay Aug Pool complex ready for the season. They’re only opening one of the two pools this summer. Joanne Davis of Scranton has worked and played at Nay Aug Park since she was a child. She may know better than anyone what’s changed here over the years. “It used to be […]

  • Autism Center of Excellence Opens in Scranton

    SCRANTON, Pa. — The University of Scranton opened the first of five centers for children and adults on the autism spectrum throughout northeastern and central Pennsylvania. The centers will also be used to help teachers and therapists throughout the area. A former doctor’s office on Mulberry Street is now home to an autism collaborative center of excellence. The center is run by the University of Scranton and serves as a main hub for four other centers across northeastern and central […]

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