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Sarah Buynovsky joined the Newswatch 16 team in July of 2006. She is excited to be back home in the Keystone State, close to family and friends.

Sarah is a summa cum laude graduate of the S.I. Newhouse School at Syracuse University. While in school, she began working as a reporter and anchor at 570 WSYR. After graduation, Sarah landed a job at News 10 Now in Syracuse, where she first worked as the Cortland bureau reporter and then as the Syracuse morning reporter.
Sarah is a huge Orange fan and spends a lot of time heading up I-81 for football and basketball games with her husband, Josh and her four children.

Recent Articles
  • Mother Nature is Bringing The Heat This Week

    LACKAWANNA COUNTY — Mother Nature is bringing the heat this week. A heat wave is expected for northeastern and central Pennsylvania. A heat wave is three or more days in a row with temperatures 90 degrees or higher. “Hot, it’s just hot,” laughed Ron Reed who was camping at Lackawanna State Park, north of Dalton. Tuesday, some tried to beat the heat on the water at the state park by boating, fishing, or kayaking. “It was kind of hot, yes, […]

  • Locals React To Deadly Shootings in Chattanooga

    LACKAWANNA COUNTY—Four Marines are dead and three other people injured, after suspected killer Mohammod Youssuf Abdulazeez opened fire at a Naval Operation Support Center and an Armed Forces Recruiting Center in Chattanooga, Tennessee. In Northeast Pennsylvania, people are reacting to news of the tragedy. “It’s not safe, you know what I mean? At any given time it can happen, any state. We’re not even safe in our own country, you know what I mean? But it happens,” said Jonathan Hill […]

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    Learning The Ropes And Dangers of Law Enforcement

    LACKAWANNA COUNTY — More than 70 campers are on the campus of Marywood University this week for Camp Cadet, run by the state police. The boys and girls, ages 12 to 15, are learning the ropes and a bit about the dangers of law enforcement. Sunday, the campers held a moment of silence for fallen Scranton Patrolman John Wilding. The camp offers training similar to a police academy. “I really don’t know what I want to do when I get […]

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    Two Latest Twisters Bring Count to 4 in Central PA This Year

    FAIRFIELD TOWNSHIP — Folks living in the Montoursville area said it will take months, maybe longer to clean up and repair the damage the twister left behind. According to the National Weather Service, a tornado touched down Thursday night, snapping and uprooting trees, damaging properties, and downing utility lines and poles. “We were quite surprised by the devastation right in our backyard,” said Melissa Rogers of Fairfield Township. She and her family spent all day Friday clearing large trees from […]

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    Man Charged with Killing Girlfriend; Charges Cap Violent Two Days in Poconos

    COOLBAUGH TOWNSHIP — Police arrested a man in Monroe County and charged him with killing his girlfriend. Police were called Thursday morning to a home on Chipmunk Drive in A Pocono Country Place. Inside, police say a 40-year-old woman was found stabbed. Neighbors said they heard her boyfriend screaming for help. “I said, ‘Look, she’s bleeding out. There’s blood all over the place.’ She was cut in the neck or something like that with a knife. I said, ‘I don’t […]

  • Drivers React To Turnpike Toll Increase

    CARBON COUNTY — Drivers are reacting to the news of yet another turnpike toll hike. This year cash customers and E-ZPass users saw a 12 percent increase. Turnpike officials announced Tuesday that they have approved another hike, this time a six percent increase. Some drivers said they would not mind too much if the money would go to improve the roadway. “Little bumpy, so road improvements would be good, so possibly could be in favor for it, but it’s a […]

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    Deadly Fire in Montour County

    VALLEY TOWNSHIP — A woman is dead after a fire at a home in Montour County. Emergency officials said the fire started at a home on Wagonwheel Hill Road near Danville around 11 a.m. Tuesday. Family members identified the victim as Robin Shepperson, 55. The coroner said she died from breathing in smoke. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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    Allegations Against Nursing Homes Draw Strong Reactions

    WILKES-BARRE — The state attorney general has taken legal action against a chain of nursing homes, alleging there was a failure to provide “basic human needs” at 14 facilities throughout the state. Three of those facilities, known as Golden LivingCenters, are in Northeastern Pennsylvania. There is one in Tunkhannock, one in Pottsville, and one in Wilkes-Barre. “I was a health care technician, a nurses aid, and I’ve worked in a few nursing homes and it’s a shame the elderly don’t […]

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    Storm Slams Parts of Snyder County

    SNYDER COUNTY — The storm came fast and hit hard in parts of Snyder County Tuesday. “It just blew and carried on and no current, the current went off and I came out. I said to the girls, when it was over, I said, ‘Let’s go out and look.’ I came out and there was hail all over my porch and all over my yard. I’ve never seen so much hail in my yard before,” said Lucille Reich, who was […]


    Allentown Man Guilty of Murdering Tamaqua Woman

    ALLENTOWN—An jury in Lehigh County Court found Anthony Heath guilty of first degree murder and other charges in connection with the murder of 35-year old Angela Steigerwalt of Tamaqua. “I think it’s a great relief to the family. It starts a process of closure for the family, it was a difficult trial,” said First Assistant District Attorney Steve Luksa. Investigators said Heath became angry with Angela Steigerwalt, so on January 31st, 2014, he strangled her in his Allentown apartment, drove […]

  • MEGA Sports Camp Draws Kid Crowd To Hazleton Area

    HAZLE TOWNSHIP — More than 100 kids cheered, drummed and dribbled at Hazleton Area School District’s track and field Monday night. It was part of the 9th annual MEGA Sports Camp, sponsored by Assembly of God Church. “I think it’s wonderful. I just found out about it, as a matter of fact, and came right down,” said Lisa Ritz of Hazleton, whose son came to play soccer. “I love MEGA Sports Camp. It’s awesome. Kids in the community look forward […]

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    Friends of Missing White House Chef Pray For Him

    SCRANTON — A former White House executive chef has gone missing in the mountains of New Mexico. Search crews have been combing the Taos Ski Valley area for Walter Scheib this week. Scheib has connections to the Scranton area and was in the Electric City just last month. “I’m shocked and I’m very worried. I’m very worried about Walter,” said Mary Beth Scalese of Dunmore. Scalese said she considers Scheib a friend. She has known him for about a year. […]


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