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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    Trump’s Taco Tweet Gets Strong Reactions

    DICKSON CITY — One presidential candidate’s tweet is getting plenty of attention this Cinco de Mayo. La Tonalteca in Dickson City was packed with people, young and old, celebrating Cinco de Mayo. “We come here every Cinco de Mayo, we love it here, the food id great, we have a good time. It’s been a tradition for many years,” said John Brudnicki of Taylor. “I think the American people have embraced this holiday, so it’s fun so we have a good […]

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    Keeping Hope Alive For NuWeld Workers in Williamsport

    WILLIAMSPORT — Ted Cruz dropped out of the presidential race less than two weeks after campaigning in Williamsport at a company that deals with natural gas. On Wednesday, that company went out of business. During Cruz’s town hall at NuWeld Incorporated, he discussed jobs and the economy. Then just one day after Cruz dropped out of the race, NuWeld went out of business. NuWeld–a welding, engineering, and fabrication company–dealt with the gas industry which has been on the decline. The […]

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    Rain, Rain, Keep the Gypsy Moths Away!

    HANOVER TOWNSHIP — It’s been a rainy start to the month of May and while that may be bad news for some, forestry officials say it’s good news for folks dealing with gypsy moths. Experts say the rain can slow the growth of the pesky creatures and help germinate spores of a disease-causing fungus that kills gypsy moths. Folks living in part of Hanover Township near Nanticoke in Luzerne County know all too well the toll gypsy moths can take. […]

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    Wind of Controversy Blows In Carbon County Over Proposed Turbines

    CARBON COUNTY — Residents living in one part of Carbon County are up in arms over proposed wind turbines near their homes. “I’ve worked two and three jobs my whole life to afford to live in this neighborhood where it’s peaceful and tranquil and quiet, where I want to grow old and retire and die here,” said Dan Towne of Towamensing Township, who lives in Beltzville Lake Estates. Atlantic Wind, a division of Iberdrola Renewables, is proposing a plan for […]


    Wildfire Still Burning In Poconos, But Rain Could Help

    BARRETT TOWNSHIP — It has been one week since two brush fires were sparked in the Poconos, and still fire crews battle the flames. The good news is rainy, cool weather is in the forecast, and crews hope the conditions help them douse the last of the flames. “We actually have a meteorologist on this incident and a specialist called a fire behavior analyst, and both of those individuals really keep track of the weather, how the weather affects fire behavior,” said Cecile Stetler, […]

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    Matt Sandusky, Jerry’s Adopted Son, Speaks About Child Sex Abuse

    LEWISBURG — Matt Sandusky, the adopted son of Jerry Sandusky, spoke to a crowd at Lewisburg Area High School Wednesday night. It was the first time he’s been asked to speak in the Keystone State since the Jerry Sandusky child sex scandal erupted. Prior to the talk, a man was taken out of the auditorium by police yelling, “This is what happens when you try to tell the truth.” Some in the audience applauded. Matthew Sandusky says he suffered child […]

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    Hillary Supporters Hear from Candidate at Party in Scranton

    SCRANTON — Supporters of Hillary Clinton gathered in Scranton Tuesday evening to watch primary results come in. Clinton, whose father was a Scranton native, bested Democratic challenger Bernie Sanders in the primary in the Keystone State and she called to personally thank the crowd at Ale Mary’s in Scranton. “This is where we’re originally from and the people in Scranton she loves and they couldn’t have done better for her and we’re so proud and so happy,” said Clinton’s brother […]

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    Scranton ‘A Battleground’ Ahead of Primary

    SCRANTON — From Harrisburg to Pittsburgh and beyond, presidential hopefuls are crisscrossing the Keystone State ahead of Tuesday’s primary and the Scranton area is playing a big role. “She is the most qualified person alive to run these United States, so we are in very good hands,” said actress Kathy Najimy, who was in Scranton Wednesday night stumping for Hillary Rodham Clinton, a friend she jokingly calls “H-Rod.” Clinton is scheduled to be at Scranton High School Friday afternoon. “I think […]

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    World War II Veteran Finally Gets High School Diploma

    HONESDALE — A World War II veteran from Wayne County finally received his high school diploma Tuesday night. Robert Dexter from Damascus enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1944. He was a 17-year-old junior at Damascus High School. “The war was on, World War II. I just felt I had to participate, so I did.” As a crowd looked on, Dexter was awarded his degree by the Wayne Highlands School Board. Dexter was discharged in 1948. He started a career […]

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    Teachers in Athens Area School District on Strike

    ATHENS TOWNSHIP — Teachers in Athens Area School District went on strike Monday, joining Sayre Area teachers who went on strike last week. “I think it’s a shame that the teachers association is doing what they’re doing. I just think the teachers, they don’t understand the reality of the world,” said Joe Regan, who lives in Bradford County. Classes in the district are canceled after talks broke down between teachers and district officials. According to the Athens Area Education Association […]


    Walking To Remember Laurie In Wilkes-Barre

    WILKES-BARRE — Dozens of family and friends walked to remember and celebrate Laurie Merritt Friday. “Laurie was one of the best people you could ever meet. She was a friend right to the end. She was always there for me. I know she’s smiling down on us, and unfortunately she knows who did this to her, but we don’t,” said Ann Ralston, Merritt’s best friend. Merritt died two years ago at her home on Wyoming Street in Wilkes-Barre after it was torched. […]


    Hog Wild At Kingston Township Zoning Meeting Over Pig Controversy

    KINGSTON TOWNSHIP — Zoning officials in Luzerne County told a crowd Thursday night that they cannot make a decision about a pet pig named Gemma. There’s been controversy over the one-year-old potbellied pet in a residential section of Kingston Township. Gemma is a family pet and lives inside a home on Mount Olivet Road, but recently the family who owns her was cited. Township rules do not allow pigs in residential neighborhoods. The family paid about $500 to appeal the citation […]


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