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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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    Prison Break Fugitive’s Crimes Began in Susquehanna County

    GREAT BEND — A manhunt is underway for two convicted murderers who broke out of a maximum-security prison in upstate New York. The dramatic prison break took place at the Clinton Correctional Facility Saturday morning near the Canadian border. Authorities say that Richard Matt and David Sweat used power tools to drill out of their cell and stuffed their beds with sweatshirts to trick corrections officers. One of the men was behind bars for killing a sheriff’s deputy in 2002 […]

  • Little Artists, Big Paintings

    WILKES-BARRE– Giuliana, Haily, and Kendall love to paint. Now, they are doing it on a while new scale. The three girls from the Back Mountain came to the Barnes and Noble in Wilkes-Barre to create a mural of the Wyoming Valley. Haily Yakus said, “It’s different to paint on a big canvas because you have more room and you can make more things on it.” The activity was planned in anticipation of RiverFest. The waterfront festival along the Susquehanna begins […]

  • Volunteers Help Clean Wilkes-Barre Park

    WILKES-BARRE —  A park in Wilkes-Barre that was overrun by grass and weeds is looking better thanks to some volunteers. People were very frustrated the City of Wilkes-Barre had let the Spruce Street Park get overgrown. Some time during the afternoon, a few volunteers came out and mowed the grass and now things are looking a lot better. Earlier on Saturday, the grass was almost as tall as a one-year-old. A mom, visiting the park, says she really tried to […]

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    Queen City Polishes Its Crown

    OLYPHANT — The Queen City is holding court this weekend. The borough of Olyphant kicked off its annual shindig Thursday night. Organizers hope that the people who come for the tasty food will also work up an appetite to explore the borough. Rosemary Davis is hoping to hook more than a few customers this weekend. While she started selling fishing supplies last year, she planned the grand opening of Skeeter’s Bait Shop in Olyphant to coincide with Queen City Days, […]

  • Honoring WWII Veteran Remembered for Bringing Veterans Together

    SCOTT TOWNSHIP — A star spangled crowd gathered near Bloomsburg Thursday to pay tribute to a man known as a champion for veterans. For more than a decade, John Paul organized lunches for his World War II comrades in the Susquehanna Valley. Six months after he died from a rare and aggressive cancer, his wife’s eyes still quickly fill with tears. “He would be so honored, so honored. He really would. These are his people. He devoted all his time […]

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    Another Nuclear Reactor Near Berwick Uncertain

    SALEM TOWNSHIP — Big questions remain about the future of a nuclear plant near Berwick. Monday we reported it has a new owner. There’s also a proposal to build another nuclear plant near the existing Susquehanna Nuclear Power Plant. Along with the environmental impact being discussed, the company making the proposal expressed a lot of uncertainty about if and when the new plant will be built. The twin cooling towers of the Susquehanna Nuclear Power Plant can be seen for […]

  • Old Coal Breaker in Schuylkill County Coming Down

    MAHANOY TOWNSHIP —  An old coal breaker, the last one of its kind in Pennsylvania, is coming down. The St. Nicholas Breaker has not been used since the 60s. Now, it’s owner is slowly dismantling it. The process that is expected to take months. Since this is the last big breaker standing in the state, people from all over are coming to see it. Gene Perkins is a third generation miner from Schuylkill County. He now works as a security […]

  • Shelter Seeks Justice for Dog Found Hog-Tied

    STROUD TOWNSHIP — Even though her fur is mostly gone and her paws are swollen, there is no denying “Baby Girl” is a charmer. Volunteers at the Animal Welfare Society of Monroe shelter near Stroudsburg say the 4-year-old pit bull is friendly and affectionate despite having perhaps the worst case of mange they’ve seen. Police say when they found Baby Girl Thursday afternoon in Section J of A Pocono Country Place, she was hog-tied and attached to a pole. Kim […]

  • Wilkes-Barre Area’s High School Dilemma

    PLAINS TOWNSHIP —  There is now a clearer picture of the future of the public high schools in Wilkes-Barre. Since December, a number of options have been on the table including up to three new high schools. However, at a meeting Thursday night, officials in the Wilkes-Barre area school district seem to be narrowing their options when it comes to replacing the aging Coughlin and Meyers high schools. Two advisory committees presented their reports at the meeting held in the […]

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    Saluting Sacrifice in Schuylkill County

    SAINT CLAIR — A community in Schuylkill County held a solemn service Sunday that has roots in the Civil War era. Saint Clair’s Civil War Memorial reaches into the sky, towering above Oddfellows Cemetery, but it’s not the only place the men who perished in the war between the states are remembered. The Saint Clair American Legion proudly carries on a tradition that dates back to a time when America observed not Memorial Day, but Decoration Day each May. The […]

  • WWII Reenactment Focuses on Trains in Honor of Memorial Day

    SCRANTON — Folks marked Memorial Day weekend at the Steamtown National Historic Site on Saturday in Scranton. A World War II reenactment focused on the role trains played in the war effort. Visitors could step inside a vintage army tent, and check out some other vehicles including a vintage army motorcycle. Participants say railroads played a huge role in the movement of troops, equipment and supplies. “To have this means of transportation, to get to somewhere, to move that many […]

  • Two More Businesses Close at Steamtown Mall

    SCRANTON — The Mall at Steamtown is getting closer to the auction block and now, two more businesses are moving out. Employees at FYE, a store that sells CD’s and DVD’s, say it will close when all the inventory is sold off. The Bodywork Store, which offers massages, appears to have closed sometime this week. Shoppers say at this point they’ll take anything instead of more empty spaces. “You know you could put a White Castle out here, an IHOP, […]


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