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
  • Schuylkilll County Pharmacy Tech Charged With Stealing Nearly 30-Thousand Pills

    RUSH TOWNSHIP — A Mahanoy City woman is charged with stealing nearly 30-thousand prescription pills from her employer. Jamie Karmonick is accused of stealing the drugs from Alliance Medication Services in Rush Township from September of 2016 through March of this year. “I used to work in the medical field, so I kind of know exactly how that is and there were people in that job where I used to work who were like crazy when it came to those […]

  • Penn State Students, Administrators React To Critical Performance Report

    STATE COLLEGE—The state auditor general calls the tuition at Penn State University “ridiculously expensive.” “I like him because he called it out, so, I like that,” said Penn State student Tessa Miller. Eugene DePasquale’s report highlights tuition that has risen 535 percent since 1986. “The different universities that I’ve looked at, it definitely is pricey, (but) I think the demand of students that want to come here for that price is enough for them to keep it where it is […]

  • Neighbors Shocked to Learn of Serial Rapist in Columbia and Northumberland Counties

    HERNDON — State police in Columbia and Northumberland Counties are putting women on alert. Troopers say there’s a man who is sexually assaulting and in some cases, kidnapping women. Investigators believe he’s been at it for at least the past few years. “The offender entered the residences through doors or windows. The victims were restrained during these assaults,” said Trooper Rick Blair, Pennsylvania State Police. Troopers say the man is watching his victims for a period of time before the […]

  • In Williamsport, Fans Check out Facelift at Historic Bowman Field

    WILLIAMSPORT — Baseball is back at BB&T Ballpark at Historic Bowman Field, but the place looks very different, thanks to some major renovations in the past few months. “I think it’s going to be a good improvement. I hope it brings more people here,” said Dennis Hufnagle of Williamsport. The multi-million dollar renovation features new protective netting, dugouts, new field, new eating area, and the old bleachers now replaced by seats. “I absolutely love these chairs. They’re going to be […]

  • Storm Slams Village of East Smithfield in Bradford County

    EAST SMITHFIELD — A strong storm blew through the village of East Smithfield in Bradford County just after noon Monday. Trees came crashing down, and parts of homes peeled away. A Penelec sub station was damaged as well, knocking out power. “A lot of tree damage, no power, no water, our pump isn’t running so if we get any more rain, our basement is probably going to be flooded out. There’s a little bit of roof damage and a little […]

  • Woman Arrested For Alleged Assault On Young Girl, Caught On Camera

    LUZERNE COUNTY — Marlenea Uravage said nothing on her way out of Wilkes-Barre Police Headquarters Thursday afternoon. Cuffed and on her way to jail, she smiled and even appeared to laugh. She’s charged with assaulting a young girl last month. “This was an outrageous act conducted by an adult against a child and I found it very disturbing and this person had to be held accountable for her actions,” said Luzerne County District Attorney Stefanie Salavantis. The attack was caught […]

  • After Latest Mass Shooting, a Renewed Call to ‘Stop the Bleed’

    PLAINS TOWNSHIP — After Wednesday’s shooting outside Washington, a congressman is being hailed for saving another’s life by using a tourniquet. It’s a simple thing that medical experts say everyone should learn how to use. “I was able to make it to the dugout, take off my belt, one of the staffers was wounded, take off the belt, myself and another person put the tourniquet on his leg,” said Representative Mo Brooks of Alabama. It happened in just a few moments: […]

  • ‘Grandpa Bandit’ Caught in Indiana After 7-State Crime Spree, including Pennsylvania

    A thief known nationwide by the FBI as the “Grandpa Bandit” has been caught and locked up in Indiana. David Hunter, the aforementioned “Grandpa,” was captured at a casino Tuesday, ending what investigators call a seven-state crime spree. Police believe Hunter is responsible for 10 armed robberies at Dollar Tree and Dollar General stores in seven states, including the Dollar General in Wilkes-Barre Township. Police tracked Hunter to the casino in eastern Indiana where they captured him. He is currently […]

  • Small Bridge Could Cause Big Problem For Business in Poconos

    MIDDLE SMITHFIELD TOWNSHIP — The Tom X Road Bridge in Middle Smithfield Township is scheduled to close Thursday as crews work on a small bridge over Longshore Creek. That work may take until mid-September to complete. “It has to be replaced, I guess. They said it’s structurally deficient. There’s nothing we can do about it,” said Steve Van Why, owner of Historic Tom X Pub. When the bridge closes, PennDOT officials say traffic must be detoured onto Route 209, bypassing […]

  • Cold Case Search Continues In Milton

    MILTON — Investigators continue to sift and dig, and break down walls at a home on North Front Street in Milton. Inside, they believe they may find the body of Barbara Miller, who has been missing since 1989. “I don’t understand what’s wrong with these people to begin with. How they could go out and just murder somebody. I mean they need to get a grip on reality, they need to go out and get these people who are murdering […]

  • After Senseless Tragedy at Weis Markets, A Vigil For Victims

    TUNKHANNOCK — More than a hundred people, holding white roses, gathered to sing, pray and comfort each other in front of the Wyoming County Courthouse Thursday night in the wake of the murder-suicide at Weis Markets in Eaton Township. “Standing next to somebody and saying ‘I hurt and you hurt and we can hurt together,’ We share that a little bit,” said Rev. Lou Divis of Saint Peter’s Episcopal Church in Tunkhannock, one of the vigil organizers. The victims are […]

  • Mysterious Phone Call May Have Ties to Cold Case Investigation

    MILTON — Investigators are searching a home on North Front Street in Milton for the body of a woman who went missing 28 years ago. Police got a tip that Barbara Miller’s body may be entombed in concrete in the basement. “We have looked in so many places only to find out she’s buried less than two miles from here,” said family member Lynne Miller. Miller disappeared in July of 1989. The 30-year-old woman’s body was never found. She was […]