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
  • Storms Hit Little League World Series

    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT — The rain came throughout late Tuesday afternoon at the Little League Complex in South Williamsport. Sometimes a sprinkle, sometimes a downpour that sent people running for cover. Crews covered fields to keep them dry. At Bricker’s Famous French Fries, workers have been through storms here before. They know the drill. “One thing we have to do is close the doors, shut off the hood system and the fryers, probably turn the fryers off. Turn the gas off,” said […]

  • Scranton Crime Spree Caught on Camera

    SCRANTON — Scranton police are searching for the people responsible for a crime spree at Russo and DeMaio Blacktopping on Diamond Avenue. UPDATE TUESDAY: Scranton police have taken three juveniles into custody in connection with the thefts and break-ins. Surveillance video shows the trio breaking into the business Sunday night and stealing vehicles and tools through Monday morning. The business owners say the video shows the crooks hanging around for more than six hours. “They got here at 9 o’clock […]

  • Local Pilots In Air Show

    LUZERNE COUNTY — For the first time in 17 years, the sky above the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport will be filled with exciting sights and sounds for an air show. “We’ve been going to this air show since I think 1988 until 2000 and it’s something that we missed, everybody in this valley is looking for it,” said Jason Kuna of Dupont. “I remember it as a kid and my husband loves working at the airport and he loves planes so […]

  • Son Accused of Swindling Elderly Father

    BLACK CREEK TOWNSHIP — A son has been charged with swindling nearly $20,000 from his elderly father in Luzerne County. Michael Kuchinsky, 29, is charged with theft, forgery, failure to make payments, and unauthorized use of a vehicle. State police say Kuchinsky was stealing from his 75-year-old father, a war veteran who is in a nursing facility. “When you have unfortunately a perpetrator who helps themselves to an older adult’s money, assets, finances or property and there is a law being […]

  • Sandy Wreck On Interstate 80 Causes Traffic Delays

    TANNERSVILLE — It was a sandy wreck on interstate 80 Westbound just a few miles from the Tannersville exit that had traffic backed up for miles Tuesday afternoon. A truck hauling sand crashed. State police shut down one lane and traffic quickly backed up for more than 6 miles. “Right after you pass one exit and the cop is heading towards you, that’s when it stops dead in its tracks and I just crawled to my exit,” said Lorraine Grodio […]

  • UPDATE: I-80 in Monroe County Reopens after Truck Wreck

    MONROE COUNTY — A truck hauling sand wrecked on Interstate 80 in Monroe County, leaving sand all over the highway. The truck rolled on Interstate 80 west about two miles from the Tannersville exit around 2 p.m. Tuesday. The interstate was down to one lane while crews worked to clean everything up. That left traffic backed up for more than six miles westbound. Nearby Routes 611 and 33 north were parking lots, too. We talked with some drivers who were […]

  • Despite Chill, Crowds at Union County West End Fair

    LAURELTON — The 92nd annual Union County West End Fair in Laurelton started this week, and Monday was a wet and chilly day there with temperatures in the mid-60s. “It’s a little too cold for me, but I’m probably going to be thankful for it later on in the week when it is 80, 90 degrees, so I’ll take it,” said DJ Boop of Mifflinburg. Folks were wearing sweatshirts and jackets, long pants, and rain boots, too. This kind of […]

  • Donations Stolen From Needy Babies At Lackawanna County Restaurant

    SOUTH ABINGTON TOWNSHIP — “Somebody actually came in and it is screwed down to the counter and ripped it right off the counter and stole it!” It happened Monday: a box filled with donations was ripped from the counter at gourmet family restaurant in South Abington Township. The place was busy. The box was secured to the counter, meaning someone had to tear it away right in front of the register. “To do it like right in the middle of […]

  • Liquor Prices to Go Up in Pennsylvania

    SCRANTON — State-owned liquor stores are hiking the prices of hundreds of items at the end of August. Most items will cost a dollar more. It’s a result of last year’s state law allowing the state liquor control board the authority to raise prices, something the agency hasn’t done since the early 1990s. “I really don’t mind too much because it seems like it’s a minimal amount and considering the status quo of the prices over the past couple of […]

  • Youth Football Team’s Concession Stand Burglarized

    DURYEA — The Duryea Wildcats are ready to go. The youth football and cheerleaders have been practicing for a few weeks. The first game is coming up soon, but in the midst of all the excitement comes a discovery that someone broke into and stole from the organization’s concession stand. It happened sometime over the weekend. The back window was kicked in, the register opened, and a lock box was stolen. That and other stolen items were found in the […]

  • Major Project Coming To I-80 In Poconos

    MONROE COUNTY — The work is slated to start Monday on Interstate 80 east from Exit 284, Route 115 to Exit 293, the junction with 380. The highway will be down to one lane 24 hours a day. That will continue until the end of this year. “I think it’s going to cause a lot of stress and aggravation for everybody who lives in that area. People traveling east are going to have major backups in the morning and in […]

  • Accused Bathroom Peeper In Pike County

    BLOOMING GROVE TOWNSHIP—Caitland Williams, 22, of Lords Valley is charged with sexual abuse of children by recording, attempted child pornography and more. State police say he used a cell phone to record women and kids in the women’s bathroom at the Dunkin Donuts and Xtra Mart in Blooming Grove Township from November 2015 through December of 2015. “Lock him up and throw the key away. What the hell’s wrong with our society today? That’s my attitude towards it, lock him […]