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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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    For Shenandoah Church, a Final Festival Begins

    SHENANDOAH– The dough is frying, the porketta is piping hot, and the bake sale is full of tempting treats. At Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church in Schuylkill County, the 100th anniversary festival is finally underway. Parishioners are savoring every moment. At the end of the month, the church will close as parishes in Shenandoah consolidate. “We are working and thinking, this will be the last time we will be together in this kitchen,” said Jim Pellegrino, the head cook. Volunteers from […]

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    Scars Remain After Huge 2013 Fire In Shenandoah

    SHENANDOAH — Officials in Shenandoah hope that in a years’ time there will be a new housing development at the site of a deadly fire that also damaged or destroyed several buildings. It was a fire so fierce, it rounded the corner from West Coal Street to Jardin Street in Shenandoah damaging nine buildings in its path in February 2013.  By daylight you could see sky through the windows of the green brick apartment house. More than a year later […]

  • Wicked Weather Hits Susquehanna County

    JACKSON TOWNSHIP — People in some parts of Susquehanna County are without power, trees are knocked down, and fire crews have been busy all night clearing the roads of debris after a strong storm blew through Sunday evening. A terrifying tangle of trees littered Vince and Lil Mannina’s Susquehanna County back yard. Lil was home at the time of the storm and heard some strange sounds. “Odd cracks, very high up because it broke so high up. And then just […]

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    Neighbors Rushed to Help Victims in Deadly Fire

    WILLIAMSPORT —  Good Samaritans rushed to save people trapped in a burning home on Hepburn Street early Sunday morning. One woman died and two people were hurt. The woman killed in that fire was a real estate agent. Her husband and another woman were injured in the fire before a group of neighbors rushed to the rescue. Neighbors said Saturday night before the fire, Terra Smith and her husband held a party in their backyard, complete with tiki torches, fireworks, […]

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    Mother, Father Dead after Apparent Murder-Suicide

    BANKS TOWNSHIP — A domestic dispute in Carbon County led to an apparent murder-suicide late Friday night. State police said Denise and William Wilkinson, both 44, were found in a home on East Main Street in Junedale. Troopers say they were sent to the home shortly before 11 p.m. Friday for a report of a domestic disturbance. When they arrived, they found Denise Wilkinson shot to death. They also found William Wilkinson with what troopers said was a self-inflicted gunshot […]

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    Our Lady Of Mount Carmel Closing With Festival

    SHENANDOAH — Going out in style is what members of a century-old church in Schuylkill County plan to do. At the end of the month, Our Lady of Mount Carmel in Shenandoah will have its final mass, but not before a big festival next weekend. Organizers at Our Lady of Mount Carmel said they have been working for five years to put on this final festival. It marks a century of serving the Italian community in Shenandoah and a chance […]

  • What’s Next for IndyCar at the Pocono Raceway?

    LONG POND — A day after the checkered flag, you can still see the IndyCar sign at the entrance to Pocono Raceway. However, after a decline in ticket sales, there are questions about the future of the race. President and CEO of Pocono Raceway, Brandon Igdalsky, sent a statement to Newswatch 16 saying in part, “We will be talking to our fans and stakeholders as well as looking at all the final data and numbers from the weekend. We want to make […]

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    Remembering Young Parents Killed in Motorcycle Crash

    LEHMAN TOWNSHIP– Friends say Aaron Setzer and Chelsea Engle loved being parents and doted on their 15-month-old son, Levi. Witnesses said the couple was killed instantly Saturday night when Setzer’s motorcycle crashed into a utility pole on Route 29 in Lehman Township. Police said it appears speed may have played a factor, and that the two were not wearing helmets. The crash took place just a short distance from the Setzer family’s home. Family members said Aaron and other relatives had gathered to […]

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    Man Dead After Truck Crashes Into House

    KINGSTON TOWNSHIP– Rescue crews rushed to a home on Bunker Hill Road in Kingston Township after Joseph Derhammer Sr. ran off the road and plowed his pickup into the garage. Police said the Plymouth man died at the scene. At the time Fred Bankes was upstairs in his bedroom. At first he thought there had been an earthquake, but then he came down and noticed his wall caved in. He said, “You never expect that!” The former army platoon sergeant saw the truck had […]

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    Woman Shot at Gun Show in Bloomsburg

    BLOOMSBURG — A woman was taken to the hospital with a gunshot wound to her leg after police say a vendor at the Eagle Arms Gun Show at the Bloomsburg Fairgrounds accidentally shot her on Saturday. Police in Columbia County said vendor Geoffrey Hawk, the owner of “In Case of Emergency,” shot Krysta Gearhart of Orangeville in the thigh with a semi-automatic .380 while demonstrating a concealed carry holster. Usually, the demonstration is done with a plastic model of a […]

  • Huge Smoky Fire Hits Business In Lackawanna County

      JESSUP — Crews are responding to a fire in the mid-valley area of Lackawanna County. It happened before 3:15 p.m. Friday. A large plume of black smoke was visible from miles away. Crews were called to the Scranton Cooperage on Mid-Valley Drive in Jessup. The facility recycles and cleans plastic barrels. Firefighters used aerial ladder trucks to pour water on the fire. A worker said he was working in the back of the plant when he heard a bang […]

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    UPDATE: I-80 in Monroe County Reopened After Hazmat Incident

    TANNERSVILLE — Interstate 80 has reopened after being shut down for about six hours because of a truck leaking chemicals. According to officials with the Monroe County EMA, the truck was leaking a highly flamable mix blend ethanol solution. Interstate 80 was closed in the Poconos for hours, with traffic at a standstill on the highway and side roads, all because of a leak from a truck. Hazmat crews worked to determine what chemicals were spilling onto the highway but […]

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