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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
  • Penn State Community Reacts To Spanier Verdict

    STATE COLLEGE — Former Penn State President Graham Spanier was found guilty of one count of endangering the welfare of children by a jury in Dauphin County Friday. The jury also found him not guilty of another count of endangerment and conspiracy to endanger children. “There are zero excuses when it comes to failing to report the abuse of children to the appropriate authorities,” said Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro. Prosecutors say they’re glad jurors found Spanier responsible for not […]

  • E-ZPass Signals Being Removed

    CARBON COUNTY — If you have E-ZPass, you’re familiar with traffic signals that go from red to green as you drive through toll plazas, verifying that your transponder worked properly. But Turnpike officials have just announced those signals are going away. “I always look for the light, every time. That’s how I know to go because I don’t want to be charged $35 dollars when it’s only $11,” said Traci Rexler of Wilkes-Barre. Turnpike officials say they’re upgrading cameras, sensors […]

  • Arrest After Shots Fired in Wilkes-Barre

    WILKES-BARRE — Police in Wilkes-Barre arrested a man for firing a gun in the parking lot of restaurant. Workers at Denny’s on Kidder Street say they heard a shot outside around 3 p.m. Wednesday. “We had one of our employee’s grandfathers come in and just yell, ‘Call the cops! Somebody has been shot,’” said Anna Mae Olivo, a Denny’s employee. Investigators say a man and woman were arguing when that man shot his gun, blasting out the back window of […]

  • Thaw Today, Ice Tomorrow

    SCRANTON — One week after a blizzard dumped snow, burying the region, mild temperatures are bringing on a thaw. Snow banks are melting and shrinking, and roadways are wet. The mild weather and sunshine drew many to Nay Aug Park in Scranton Tuesday afternoon. “It’s lovely. This is our second time up to the park today. It’s really nice,” said Marty Nonnenberg of Scranton. “I like the sunshine,” said Anna Flynn of Clarks Summit. It was that sun and mild […]

  • Searching for Signs of Spring in Snowy Damascus

    DAMASCUS TOWNSHIP — It may not look like it, but it’s springtime in Damascus in Wayne County. “I didn’t really believe it because all the snow that’s here, doesn’t seem like it,” said 11-year old Madison Candela of Damascus. About a week ago, this area was slammed by a winter storm that dumped more than 30 inches of snow. “We had some kind neighbors help us. Our roof started buckling a little bit, so we had a roof rake, got […]

  • Governor Thanks PennDOT Workers In Person

    PITTSTON TOWNSHIP — Governor Wolf made a special stop at a PennDOT facility in Pittston Township Friday, to thank crews for all their hard work during this week’s winter storm. “I declared the highest level of emergency you can declare in Pennsylvania and as a result, these folks worked long areas, they worked overtime to clean our streets and roads, I had a team come up from Pittsburgh to Stroudsburg, from Erie to Scranton from southwest to the Lehigh Valley,” […]

  • Slammed By Snow In Susquehanna County

    SUSQUEHANNA — In the borough of Susquehanna, Mother Nature dumped more than 30 inches of snow. “Crazy, absolutely crazy, too much, too much,” said Terry Irwin of Susquehanna, who spent the entire day using his snow thrower. Its taken days for folks to shovel and snow throw and plow their way out. “It’s too much, I’m tired already,” said Brandon Slater of Susquehanna. It’s been a frustrating time for Dwayne Acosta who says his driveway in Susquehanna borough has been […]

  • Winter Storm Slams Lackawanna and Wyoming Counties

    LACKAWANNA COUNTY — Conditions on Tuesday were too much even for a PennDOT truck, stuck along the side of Interstate 81 in Lackawanna County. A bus was stranded alongside the interstate as well, with passengers waiting in the cold. Other vehicles were scarce on the highways. The winter storm slammed the area in and around Clarks Summit, dumping more than two feet of snow. Almost every business was dark and closed. Sheetz in South Abington Township became the only spot […]

  • Snow Squalls Wreak Havoc in NEPA

    LUZERNE COUNTY—Snow squalls moved quickly through the Northeastern and Central Pennsylvania Friday, causing white out conditions on roadways.  Lanes of Interstate 81 north and southbound were closed for hours near Hazleton because of two crashes that left vehicles piled up.  “I don’t know what’s on, it doesn’t look like we’re going anywhere in a hurry,” said driver Kenneth Schoff of New York State.  “I’m just hoping whatever happened up there, everyone’s alright,” said another driver caught in the traffic backlog. […]

  • In Luzerne County, Dump Truck Destruction

    EXETER TOWNSHIP — Michael Hughes told neighbors in Harding that he couldn’t get his dump truck into gear before smashing into three parked vehicles. Two of those vehicles hit and damaged houses. “We heard a loud boom, thinking there was an accident out front, obviously opened the door, saw my car pinned against the house here,” said Sean Gibson. State police arrested Hughes. Troopers say he was driving drunk and likely speeding when he left Route 92 before 7 a.m. […]

  • PennDOT To Help Fight Human Trafficking

    MONROE COUNTY — State officials say workers at PennDOT Driver License Centers will soon be trained to spot victims of human trafficking and call for help. “I’m so happy about that, that they’re taking a step up for this and they will be training some of their people who are front line to recognize some of the signs of human trafficking,” said Angelique Labadie-Cihanowyz. She is an assistant pastor at Stroudsburg Wesleyan Church and runs Mission Possible: Help End Trafficking. […]

  • End of the Road for Great Pottsville Cruise

    POTTSVILLE — It’s a summertime tradition for many. The second Saturday of August brings the Great Pottsville Cruise, a collection of classic cars, raffles, vendors and more to benefit the Pottsville Lions Club. “It was billed as the largest rolling car cruise on the East Coast. This event in the last 20 years has raised over a million dollars for local charity,” said Edward Hurst, a co-chair of the event. This summer would have been the 24th annual cruise, but […]