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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    Turning to Faith in a Time of Tragedy

    SCRANTON — The Solemn Novena to St. Ann began Sunday in Scranton. The Novena is always an emotional event for many people, but after two weeks of troubling news overseas and in the United States, people we met say being here is especially important. It’s a ritual that has brought comfort and inspiration to people in Scranton for more than 90 years. The Novena draws worshipers to St. Ann’s Monastery and Shrine Basilica for nine days of prayer and fellowship. […]

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    Fethullah Gulen Denies Involvement in Coup Attempt; Demonstrators Gather at His Residence

    ROSS TOWNSHIP, Pa. — Fethullah Gulen has lived in Monroe County for more than a decade at a retreat center near Saylorsburg. On Saturday afternoon, Turkey’s president demanded that the United States arrest or extradite Gulen. #BREAKING Turkish President Erdoğan speaks live, calls U.S to hand over Fethullah Gulen to if U.S is strategic ally — CNN Türk ENG (@CNNTURK_ENG) July 16, 2016 The Turkish government blames the Muslim cleric for the failed coup attempt that shocked the world […]

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    Rescue at Dam Leads to Safety Measures

    COVINGTON TOWNSHIP — A water company is taking steps to secure property after an emergency over the weekend. A 14-year-old girl who fell down a well shaft Saturday night at a reservoir in Lackawanna County is recovering. She and other teens were not even supposed to be there, considering it is private property. Even so, the water company was out there on Monday trying to secure the area. A spokesperson for Pennsylvania American Water, which owns the dam, and people […]

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    Responders’ Road Ready on Montage Mountain

    MOOSIC — Police in Moosic will be pretty busy over the next few days. Several concerts are drawing thousands of people to the Montage Mountain area, but there are some new features to help keep everyone safe. Heading to a big show on Montage Mountain usually means dealing with a tangle of traffic. But now, first responders have a brand new shortcut just for them. Officials say Geisinger gave Lackawanna County land to build a gravel go-between which cuts from […]

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    Teen Rescued After Falling 100 Feet Into Well

    COVINGTON TOWNSHIP — A teenage girl fell down a 100 foot deep well in Lackawanna County Saturday night. Rescue crews faced a number of challenges to get her out safely. Police say a 14-year-old girl named Brianna slipped and fell into that well. The first rescuer to reach her was a police officer who spent hours in the cold water with her. Photos taken by first responders in Lackawanna County show the challenging rescue. “This will go down in our […]

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    FELL TOWNSHIP — Police and firefighters had to search the Lackawanna River Saturday morning after a man crashed his car into a funeral home and ran off. The crash happened just before dawn but police and firefighters weren’t able to find the driver until the sun came up. A pile of rubble could be seen on Main Street in Simpson after police say Rosendo Gauthier of Fell Township lost control of the car he was driving, landed on top of […]

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    Officers, Civilians in Luzerne County Decry Violence

    LUZERNE COUNTY — In Luzerne County, police officers and civilians are reacting to this week’s violence. In Wilkes-Barre, a small group of demonstrators held a protest on Public Square with signs that say, “Black lives matter.” They insist what happened in Dallas, Texas makes their message even more important. The sound of a song could be heard on Public Square in Wilkes-Barre, as a small group of women stood in the blazing sun holding signs saying, “Black lives matter.” Student minister […]

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    Day Care Owner Charged with Corruption of Minors

    PITTSTON — The owner of a day care center in New Jersey was in court Tuesday in Luzerne County, accused of exchanging pornographic images with a 12-year-old girl. Hubert Young of Basking Ridge, New Jersey admitted in court that he and his wife own a day care center in that state. He is now facing charges in Luzerne County that include corruption of minors. Young was led into court in Pittston Tuesday afternoon. Police arrested him two weeks ago in […]

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    Long Road to Short Bridge in Plymouth Township

    PLYMOUTH TOWNSHIP — A powerful flash flood wiped out the Coal Creek Bridge near Plymouth and damaged the neighborhood that surrounds it several years ago, but on Tuesday, the community gathered to celebrate the official opening of a new bridge. People driving by might not even notice the Coal Creek Bridge; it is not very long. But folks here say five years after it was washed out by a flood, having it back is a big deal. On July 3, […]

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    Families Celebrate the Fourth in Montrose

    MONTROSE — In Susquehanna County, folks in Montrose put on not just a parade, but a full day of fun. The goal is for visitors to get to know their community and come back soon. The day’s schedule starts with races and a pancake breakfast, but the big draw is the parade. Cheryl Williams came from Maryland to visit relatives and to celebrate her 9-month-old daughter’s first Independence Day. “I have to tell you, we love the parade and the […]

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    Veterans Honored at Family Reunion

    LACKAWANNA COUNTY — A family from Lackawanna County found the perfect way to celebrate Independence Day: honor the veterans in their family with a special reunion. The Bolcavage family has lots of love, dozens of relatives, and plenty of patriotism. But one thing they never had was a reunion. …Until now. “I feel like a kid at Christmas morning seeing the whole family together,” said Tony Bolcavage, Eynon. At a family reunion, it can be tough to keep everybody straight, […]

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    Shots Fired Into a Bedroom in Nanticoke

    LUZERNE COUNTY — A couple from Luzerne County is shaken up after someone shot bullets into their bedroom early Saturday morning. At first people inside and outside of the apartment in Nanticoke thought they were hearing firecrackers. There was broken glass and splintered wood after two bullets were shot into the bedroom on East Ridge Street in Nanticoke. Edwin Schmidt owns the building and was upstairs when he heard the shots ring out. “I just thought it was fireworks, didn’t think […]