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
  • In South Abington Township, A Paving Plea From Neighbors

    SOUTH ABINGTON TOWNSHIP, Pa. — A drive along Adams Place off Adams Avenue in South Abington Township is not a smooth one. Neighbors say it has been a long time since this stretch of road has been paved. “We’re here 35 and I can’t remember any time that it’s been done in the last 20 years,” said Tom Kenney of South Abington Township. “I have a new car, my car’s already had to be lined up, I had to get […]

  • Raising Money For Ryan Family After Tragedy

    MONROE COUNTY, Pa. — “Why did it have to be him? He could have left five seconds later, 5 seconds earlier, how did that even happen?” 31-year old Matthew Ryan of Kunkletown was in the prime of his life. Married and expecting a baby girl, an exciting time took a tragic turn. Tuesday night, in the midst of a violent storm, a tree fell on Ryan’s car near Effort, killing him. “Heartbroken, I mean across the board. When I go […]

  • 63rd Annual Fine Arts Fiesta

    WILKES-BARRE, Pa. — Public Square in Wilkes-Barre is loaded with all kinds of crafts and art for the 63rd annual Fine Arts Fiesta which kicked off Thursday featuring fine art, food, face painting, and more. Public Square is packed with artists and vendors. “It’s a very nice show. There’s a lot of good quality items here,” artist Peter Staples said. “I come every year. I’ve been coming since elementary school, and I’ve been back every year. I usually come three […]

  • 16 Salutes: Mrs. Condefer

    JEFFERSON TOWNSHIP, Pa. — There are no dull days at Bright Beginnings in Mount Cobb. Karen Condefer has been a teacher at the preschool in Lackawanna County for 35 years now, and she makes the most of every opportunity with these children. She handcrafted an entire rainforest to teach them more about the environment. “It’s to see the children so excited when they come in!” Condefer explained. “The first time we came into the rainforest, everything was dark in here. […]

  • Storm Cleanup in Columbia County

    COLUMBIA COUNTY, Pa. — In South Centre Township in Columbia County, folks are still cleaning up after Tuesday’s violent storms. There are downed limbs, utility and power lines, too. In some cases, enormous trees were entirely toppled. “It was probably one of the scariest storms I’ve seen in a long time, you know the wind was bad and the rain came down and it just poured,” said Carol Woolridge of Elan Memorial Park. Crews worked all day Wednesday at Elan […]

  • Dan Meuser Takes Republican Nomination for U.S. House Seat

    DALLAS, Pa. — Republican Dan Meuser has his win, declaring victory for the GOP nomination for the newly redrawn 9th Congressional District in Pennsylvania. He’s hoping to fill the seat Rep. Lou Barletta is leaving behind to run for the U.S. Senate against Democrat Bob Casey. Meuser says Barletta encouraged him to run for the seat. In 2008, Meuser unsuccessfully ran for the GOP nomination in the 10th Congressional District. This time around, things were different, and he thanked his […]

  • Residents Vow to Fight Scranton Beltway Project

    SOUTH ABINGTON TOWNSHIP, Pa. — People living in the Woodcrest Estates development in South Abington Township say they will fight the Scranton Beltway Project. “We’re doing everything to fight it. We’re not going. We’re not. We’re not leaving here. My husband and I have been here 41 years. We built this house from scratch. Our children have grown up here, and we’re not moving,” said Ann Tompkins of South Abington Township. Pennsylvania Turnpike officials say to ease traffic on Interstate […]

  • Teen Tackles Kirby Park Track For Eagle Scout Project

    WILKES-BARRE, Pa. — Josh Woodworth is a 10th grader at Meyers High School in Wilkes-Barre and his Eagle Scout project is fixing up the track at Kirby Park. “I’ve been coming to this track for years now and seeing it in this condition, I thought it would benefit the local area,” said Woodworth. Eagle Scout is the highest rank in the Boy Scouts. To attain it, Josh, 16, started planning years ago to make this project a reality. He contacted […]

  • Moving Vietnam Memorial In Schuylkill Haven

    SCHUYLKILL HAVEN, Pa. — The Moving Wall, a smaller replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington D.C. is in Schuylkill Haven. There are more than 58,000 names on the wall of servicemen and women killed in combat. Among those names are 38 Schuylkill County men who made the ultimate sacrifice. “It’s very moving, I was not in service, but I’ll tell you what, it brings tears to your eyes, realizing how many people, gentleman, ladies gave their lives, it’s […]

  • Police Searching in Luzerne County for Missing Man Believed to be Dead

    FOSTER TOWNSHIP, Pa. — Investigators in Luzerne County have spent hours searching a property near Weatherly connected to a missing person’s case. State police, forensic experts, and an excavation company searched that property along Buck Mountain Road in Foster Township for most of the day Wednesday. “I was shocked to hear about it. We’ve always passed it, and it looked always abandoned to me, and a couple times, we saw people on there, but it always just looked scary,” said […]

  • Police: Serial Rapist Thwarted in Poconos

    DELAWARE WATER GAP, Pa. — State police say it was just before 2 p.m. Friday when a young woman was at her vehicle in the parking lot of the Martz Bus Terminal in Delaware Water Gap, when Hector Colon, 57, tried to lift her dress, groped her, and tried to rape her while shoving her into her trunk. “As far as women being abused that way, that doesn’t fly with me. I’m sorry. If I was there, it would probably […]

  • Prettying Up Pittston With Some Traffic Tie-Ups

    PITTSTON, Pa. — Traveling on South Main Street in Pittston can be a bit of a headache lately with rerouted traffic and delays as workers rip up curbs and sidewalks. “It’s very busy, I’d like to see something done about the traffic in Pittston,” said Marie Griglock of Rock Street Music. Pittston officials say the work is necessary; it is an extension of the city’s streetscape project, which has been completed on other parts of Main Street already. When it […]