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Suzanne is new to WNEP but not to this part of Pennsylvania. She lived in Monroe County when she worked for the Pocono Renaissance Fair, as well as Susquehanna County when she was an anchor at WICZ in Binghamton.

Suzanne had an unusual start to her broadcasting career. Her first full time TV job was as a shopping host. She pitched gems and everything else under the moon to insomniacs across America as a host on ShopNBC (then known as ValueVision.)

After a few years Suzanne ran out of synonyms for “sparkly” and got bit by the news bug.

Just in time to cover the millennium, Suzanne began her journalism career in the Twin Cities at Northwest Community Television’s 12 News where she was an anchor and reporter.

She then crossed the Mississippi and headed to Wisconsin as morning anchor at WGBA in Green Bay.

Other stops included WVII in Maine and WLNY in New York.

In 2001 she received a Minnesota Emmy Award for a news special comparing the experiences of different generations of veterans.

She also served on the Society of Professional Journalists National Ethics Committee.

Suzanne’s life was changed at the National Association of Broadcaster’s 2006 conference in Las Vegas when she met Ethan Harp, a reporter from San Francisco.

The couple was married 2 years later, just hours before the start of the 2008 convention.

When she is not working, Suzanne loves cold weather (really!), travel, and trying new recipes. In 2012 she won third place in the Spiedie Fest cooking contest in Binghamton.

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    Mom and Pop Open Shop

    LEWISBURG — A lot of things have changed in health care. Some of us now get our medicine in the mail, but a brand new drugstore in Lewisburg plans to succeed by “keeping it old school.” All too often, when a news crew visits a mom and pop shop, it’s to say goodbye, the owners are retiring, unable to compete in a big box world. But Brad and Jenette Gill are bucking that trend, welcoming customers to their brand new […]

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    Family, Friends Mourn Loss of Crash Victim

    OLD FORGE — Family and friends are mourning a high school student after she was killed in a crash overnight, as investigators recreate the wreck trying to determine what happened. The teenager from Scranton died after the truck she was riding in slammed into some trees in Old Forge.¬†Now friends are left mourning the young life lost. Friends of the young woman who lost her life on Sibley Avenue have been visiting the crash scene trying to make sense of […]

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    Saying Farewell to ‘The General’

    HONESDALE — People gathered to say goodbye to a beloved community and military leader in Wayne County. Lt. General Daniel O’Neill died of heart failure last week at the age of 78. Even before the viewing began Sunday afternoon, mourners waited in the sun outside the Lemnitzer Armory in Honesdale. The long line was a fitting tribute to the man being remembered, known to many people in Wayne County as “the General” “His nickname was the General, obviously due to […]

  • Crash Kills Carbon County Couple

    PENN FOREST TOWNSHIP– Officials say Stephen Pruiksma and his wife Diane were on the way to Pocono Raceway to pick up their grandson, when their van slammed into a tree on Behrens Road. The deadly crash was called in just after midnight and took place a short drive from the couple’s home. Troopers say Stephen was at the wheel of the van which was headed east on Broad Mountain View Road. When the vehicle reached the intersection, it traveled across […]

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    Fans Ready to Roll at Pocono Raceway

    POCONO RACEWAY — Looks like perfect weather for folks headed to Pocono Raceway for Sunday’s NASCAR race. Campers started arriving Thursday, and there are qualifying races and autograph sessions set for Friday. A sunny start to the weekend at Pocono Raceway in Long Pond and there’s no brighter spot to begin the day than at Air Pocono. Every season this section of the infield attracts more Airstream trailers. This year, there are 22 of them shining in a circle. “Pretty […]

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    Scranton Novena Faithful Beat the Heat

    SCRANTON– At the 91st Solemn Novena in honor of St. Ann you meet two kinds of people. People who like the heat. Eileen Varzaly says,”I was born in July, I love it, it could be 90 every day.” And people who can live without it. Jean Masko says,”Not humidity, no!” There are also folks who watch the outdoor mass indoors where there is air conditioning. The Ezdebski family says they have found the trick. Sit in the spot where the […]

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    Dogs Found Hungry and Alone after Owners Locked Up

    SUNBURY– When you meet Baxter and Mystery you can tell they are hungry for affection. However, staff at the Animal Resource Center near Millville said the two dogs were practically starving when a humane officer found them in a house at 616 South Front Street Friday evening. Shelter staff said they had been left alone since Thursday when their owners were arrested, however officers did leave a bag of food that the dogs finished off. Investigators said the dogs were […]

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    Accused Christmas Card Burglar Busted

    KINGSTON — An 89-year-old woman had money stolen from Christmas cards and police think they have the man who did it. He is no stranger to crime because he has been accused of theft before. On his way into a magistrate’s office in Kingston, Dustan Conniff seemed almost nonchalant about the crimes he is accused of committing. “Why would you steal money from an old lady’s Christmas cards? “Ho ho.” Detectives in Kingston said that around Christmas Day, Conniff broke […]

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    Update: Two in Custody After Reported Carjacking in Luzerne County

    LAUREL RUN — State police said two men are in custody after a reported carjacking that happened around 10 a.m. Tuesday at a recreation area in Laurel Run. Police said Steven Brunson, 26, was meeting two men at Giants Despair Hill Climb Park in Laurel Run because they said they were interested in buying two dirt bikes. But instead he said the men started shooting and carjacked his pickup truck with the bikes in the back. He said he even […]

  • Tragic Accident: Father Hits, Kills 16-Month-Old Son With SUV

    COURTDALE — The Luzerne County coroner confirms a child was killed this morning when he was hit in front of his home. Minutes later his father was taken away in handcuffs. Troopers said one-year-old Michael Francis Nice was hit and killed by an SUV driven by his father, Michael Nice, as he headed for work and made a u-turn in the street¬†around 9 a.m. Monday morning on Cooper Street in Courtdale, just outside of Kingston. “I was at work. They […]

  • Storms Leave Trail of Damage in Northumberland County

    UPPER AUGUSTA TOWNSHIP — It is a sound that could be heard in and around Sunbury Sunday, a chainsaw chopping up a tree taken down by the storm Saturday night. Folks who’ve lived here for decades say they’ve never experienced anything quite like it. “It kind of lifted a bit and it twisted and we could hear that snapped sound.” At least five trees fell on Chris Brumbach’s farm in Upper Augusta Township, including one on a shed. She is […]

  • Fire Ruled Arson, Police Look for Person of Interest

    UPDATE– Investigators ruled the fire on 12th Avenue in Scranton as an arson. Now, police want to speak with the owner of a truck found at the scene. Police are calling Aureli Ceballos De Leon of Scranton a person of interest. Witnesses tell Newswatch 16 shortly after hearing a loud explosion, they saw a partially dressed man running down 12th Avenue. Some say they saw the man holding his arm, or said he appeared to have been burned. Ashley Conover […]


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