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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.

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    Update: Police Officer Assaulted in Schuylkill County

    WEST PENN TOWNSHIP — State police in Schuylkill County are searching for the person they believe assaulted a West Penn Township police officer. It happened along Route 309 near Andreas just before 6 p.m. Wednesday. Route 309 in West Penn Township, also known as West Penn Pike, was blocked off and traffic was redirected. Fire trucks and an ambulance were at the scene. Authorities onscene and investigating assault on a police officer in Schuylkill Co. The latest @10 and 11 […]

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    Former Pro-Wrestler Charged With Murder, Local Fans React

    SCRANTON — Former pro-wrestler Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka is charged with third degree murder and involuntary manslaughter in Lehigh County, decades after the death of his girlfriend. Snuka is a wrestling legend who made several appearances in northeastern Pennsylvania over the years, wrestling at the former Catholic Youth Center in Scranton. “He got the name ‘Superfly’ because he jumped off the top rope and back then that was unheard of and he did a big splash and people have imitated him […]

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    Soaking up Last Days of Summer Vacation in Poconos

    POCONO TOWNSHIP — While many school districts are already back in session, some are not and that means a booming business at places like Camelbeach Mountain Resort in the Poconos. “I got to go in a hot tub! A roof hot tub with lights and a bottom hot tub in my pool,” laughed Sammy Lowenthal of New Jersey who starts kindergarten in a few days. “You try to convince yourself the summer’s not over because it’s gone so fast and […]

  • UPDATE: Two Cheerleaders Killed in 903 Crash

    PENN FOREST TOWNSHIP — A crash Thursday night on Route 903 in Carbon County left two 16-year-old girls dead. According to investigators, there were eight people involved in that deadly crash and at least five were teenagers. Some of those teens were supposed to start school in just a few days at Jim Thorpe Area High School. Jasmine Fonseca and Taylor Shepherdson were both 16 years old. They lived in the same development in Albrightsville and they were both on […]

  • Rain Doesn’t Keep People Away from Pittston Tomato Festival

    PITTSTON — Rain showers made for a soggy start to the 32nd Pittston Tomato Festival, but still folks turned out for the food, entertainment and games. “It’s not the best weather for the Tomato Festival, but you know, you gotta do what you gotta do,” said Emily Jobson of Pittston, who had her umbrella handy. While outside the tents it was soggy, inside things were sizzling. Arty Baccanari of IIII Guys was cooking up sausage and peppers, something he’s been […]

  • Grand Slam Parade Draws Thousands To Williamsport

    WILLIAMSPORT — Thousands of people gathered in downtown Williamsport for the 11th annual Grand Slam Parade Wednesday night. There was plenty to see and do, as candy and other goodies were passed out to young and old who lined the street. Musical acts, marching bands, fire trucks and more were part of the parade line-up, and of course so were the 16 teams, part of the 2015 Little League World Series. “My favorite part of the parade is just watching […]

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    Fire Breaks out in Community Dealing with Water Main Break

    KINGSTON — Flames broke out at a home in Luzerne County Tuesday night, in a community that had been dealing with a water main break all day. Crews were called to the home on West Dorrance Street around 10 p.m. Tanker trucks from several surrounding communities were put on standby to help bring in water to fight the flames. There is no word of any injuries. Earlier in the day, Kingston Fire Chief Frank Guido said they had planned to […]

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    Still Working to Repair Water Main

    KINGSTON — Crews are working round the clock on a massive water main break in Luzerne County that caused serious problems on this scorching hot day. A 30-inch main in Kingston broke just before 2 a.m. Tuesday. 6,600 homes and businesses on the west side of the Wyoming Valley were affected, including Kingston, Luzerne and parts of Edwardsville. Businesses were closed. People were left scrambling for water. Pennsylvania American Water crews will be working round the clock until the repairs […]

  • Harford Fair Opens in Susquehanna County

    HARFORD TOWNSHIP — The Harford Fair in Susquehanna County officially opened Monday for its 158th season. Folks braved the heat and flocked to the rides, food stands, and entertainment, too. For some, this was their first taste of Harford Fair fun. Others have made this a life-long summer tradition. 9-year-old Joe Heller has been coming to this fair with his family since he was born and he loves the rides. Albert White’s fair experience is a bit more laid back. […]

  • Couple Guilty of Murder in Poconos Neglect Case

    STROUDSBURG — After seven and a half hours of deliberations, jurors in Monroe County found John and Tina Tedesco of Saylorsburg guilty of third-degree murder, criminal conspiracy, neglect tampering with evidence and theft, for the 2011 death of 70-year-old Barbara Rabins. Neither wanted to speak after learning the verdict Friday night. Tina Tedesco covered her face in court and cried. Prosecutors said the couple stole thousands of dollars from 70-year-old Rabins, a woman they were supposed to be caring for, […]

  • Search for Missing Tamaqua Area Man

    TAMAQUA — Search crews spent most of the day Thursday looking for a missing Tamaqua area man. Family and friends reported Jesse Farber, 29, missing Tuesday. Thursday morning, officials say Tamaqua police called for search crews to look in the wooded mountain area behind Tamaqua Area High School. “There’s some very difficult terrain, there’s some old mine shafts throughout the area so there is great danger here walking around at nighttime, which is one of our concerns,” said Chief Chris […]

  • Block Party Spreads Anti-Violence Message In Williamsport

    WILLIAMSPORT — An annual block party in Williamsport attracted thousands of people Wednesday night for free food, drinks and fun. The event has been a tradition for more than 20 years. “There’s a lot of people here. There’s a lot of games and fun stuff and bouncy houses,” said Asia Ceaser of Williamsport. This year’s celebration on Cherry Street in the city, sponsored by Antioch Baptist Church, also had a message of anti-violence. The past few weeks alone have brought stabbings, […]


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