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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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    Direct Deposit Pay For County Workers Doesn’t Go Out

    WILKES-BARRE — Some county employees in Luzerne County did not receive their direct deposit payments as scheduled on Friday, according to county officials. The representative for the county’s unionized workers says about 1,200 employees were affected. “Some people were devastated by the mere fact that they had been standing in line for Black Friday, waiting maybe two hours to purchase their Christmas gifts, that were special buys. They got to the register, used their card and they were declined,” said […]

  • UPDATE: Fire at Scranton Hair Salon Accidental

    UPDATE — Investigators said Monday the fire was sparked by a faulty refrigerator motor inside Myer and Esther Carter’s Hair Salon and has been ruled accidental. SCRANTON — Emergency crews in Scranton were kept busy Sunday night. Flames broke out around 8:30 p.m. in the Myer and Esther Carter Hair Salon on Adams Avenue and also damaged a clothing store next door. The timing of the fire was pretty tricky with many of Scranton’s crews up at Nay Aug Park […]

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    Brothers Unhurt After Milk Truck Slams into Home

    PORTER TOWNSHIP — James and Rich Munro still can’t believe their eyes looking at all the damage after a milk truck crashed into their home in Clinton County Saturday evening. The house sits on Route 64 in Lamar, which like many roads in the area had iced over. Rich was only about five feet from where the cab of the tractor trailer stopped and James was just in the other room after returning from bear hunting. “I thought we were […]

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    Homes and Businesses Vandalized in Wayne County

    TEXAS TOWNSHIP — Investigators said at least half a dozen acts of vandalism were the work of three boys, between the ages 15 and 17 who went on a three hour early morning spree. Police said they started shooting out windows in the Honesdale area just after midnight Saturday. The boys were arrested and charged with criminal mischief, and have already been released. The victims spent Saturday morning picking up bits of glass and cleaning up the mess. When Brett […]

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    The Debate Over End Of Life Decisions

    Recently Brittany Maynard, a 29-year-old woman with terminal brain cancer, made headlines across the country before choosing to end her life this month. They belong to a club nobody wants to join; members of the cancer support group at Pierce Counseling in Kingston laugh, cry, and talk about the issues they are facing. “We know that cancer is not necessarily a death sentence.” Recently the group has discussed end of life decisions, specifically physician-assisted suicide. They invited Newswatch 16 to […]

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    Prepping for Winter Weather

    JENKINS TOWNSHIP — Sure as the leaves turn and fall, Sure as Christmas decorations begin to appear, folks at Petro Hardware in Jenkins Township start buying supplies for winter. When it comes to melting ice, Marie Griglock of Hughestown, doesn`t mess around. She picked up 200 pounds of salt, four 50-pound bags plucked from the warehouse. “I hate it. I wish it was spring. I wish it was spring,” Griglock said. Another man was buying special ice melt to avoid […]

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    Crews Begin Fighting Underground Fire

    EYNON — Contractors started work Saturday to put out a fire at the site of an old coal mine. It’s a project that is estimated to cost about a half a million dollars. The fire is located below Ed Staback Park and it is just steps from a residential neighborhood. People who live nearby are glad to see the crews begin working to put it out. They may be kind of¬† noisy and start at 7 a.m., but the crews […]

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    Clock Running Out on Steelers Bar

    EXETER — Walk into Cuz’s Bar and Grille and you won’t stay a stranger for long. Owner Francesco Stuppino, also known as “Cuz,”¬†greets every guest like a long-lost relative. Hugs are on the house. Kathy and Paul Layton make the trip every Sunday that the Steelers play. “He is just wonderful, so warm, so welcoming. We loved it from the first day we came here,” says Kathy Layton. In spring of 2013 when his bar burned down, Stuppino bounced back […]

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    Fire Damages Five Buildings, Displaces Three Families

    NANTICOKE– Even experienced firefighters said it was one of the most intimidating fires they ever faced in Nanticoke. Friday night flames damaged five buildings at the corner of South Hanover and West Green Streets. Officials say one woman was taken to the hospital after breathing in too much smoke and her cats were reported missing. Crews returned to the scene around 7 a.m. Saturday when the fire rekindled. Even hours later, smoke continued to rise from the wreckage. Firefighters said […]

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    Glass Company Announces Layoffs

    DURYEA — A glass plant in Luzerne County plans to let go of a third of its workers next year and move some of its manufacturing to Germany. This comes after Schott Glass received $100,000 in casino money in August to invest in its operations in Luzerne County. Some of the people who work in the plant have been on the job for 40 years. When presidential candidate Barack Obama visited Duryea back in 2008, the Schott Glass plant exemplified […]

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    Police: Person Shot After Confronting Suspected Trespassers

    MIFFLIN TOWNSHIP — Police were called to the scene of a shooting in Columbia County. Police said a person who confronted suspected trespassers was shot in the face. The shooting took place on private property along Snyder School Road, near Mifflinville, just before noon on Sunday. Detectives have not said who the victim of the shooting is, but they are still looking for a white Ford pickup truck that the shooter may be driving. Police in Columbia County say the […]

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    Students Getting Back to Normal After Manhunt Ends

    SWIFTWATER — As the manhunt shifted south from Barrett and Price Townships, the Pocono Mountain School District found itself at the center of the action, forcing classes to be cancelled and sporting events to be moved. But it was back to normal Saturday morning as Pocono Mountain East battled Pocono Mountain West on the football field. From the band, to the cheerleaders, to the fans everyone seemed to be savoring the chance to have some fun outside and get back […]

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