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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    Robert Morris Elementary in Scranton Closed Monday Because of Air Quality Issues

    SCRANTON– Robert Morris Elementary in Scranton will be closed Monday. School officials say the building is being thoroughly cleaned this weekend after tests revealed air quality problems. “The fact that they’re doing it this weekend is very good because nothing really goes on at a school during the weekend. School is out so they have freedom and all the time to get it done as much as possible and as quick as possible,” said Michael Morrison of Scranton. School officials […]

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    Run Around Scranton Dedicates Run to Local Bartender, Bartender Gives Back

    SCRANTON — In Scranton on Thursday, more than 200 people took to the streets, running and walking in solidarity for a local man with stage 4 lung cancer. That man, Pat Sweeney, set up a special stand to give his thanks. The streets of Scranton were packed with runners and walkers. Run Around Scranton is a fun monthly event, but this run was an extra special one for a local man many know and love. Sweeney is a longtime, well-known bartender […]

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    Man Dead After Standoff in Ringtown

    RINGTOWN—“This neighborhood has never seen anything like this, I mean it’s a quiet neighborhood, everybody watched over everybody.” Ronnie Meeks of Ringtown came home to SWAT teams and tactical equipment in his quiet neighborhood, as units surrounded a home on Spring Street. Officials on scene said a 33-year old man was inside his parent’s home, armed with his young daughter, refusing to come out. “I was taking a nap and I woke up and I came out, I couldn’t find […]

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    SWAT Team Called to Hostage Situation in Schuylkill County

    RINGTOWN — A hostage situation ended late Thursday afternoon in a neighborhood in Ringtown. Officials tell us a man was visiting his parents’ home on Spring Street when he barricaded himself inside with his 2-year-old daughter around 4 p.m. Police tell us the man threatened suicide and the coroner was called to the scene as a precaution. The man has since released his daughter from the home she is expected to be OK. There is no word if the man will […]

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    Latest Anthony Weiner Scandal Comes as Documentary Plays at Local Film Festival

    TUNKHANNOCK — Anthony Weiner, the former congressman and candidate for mayor of New York City, is again accused in a sexting scandal, this time with a 15-year-old girl. The controversy comes in the midst of the 14th Annual Fall Film Festival at The Dietrich Theater in Tunkhannock, which happens to feature “Weiner,” an up-close look at Weiner’s failed run for office and the controversy ignited with inappropriate pictures and texts sent to young women. His wife, Huma Abedin, a top […]

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    Man Charged with Attempted Murder Following Chase

    DICKSON CITY — A man involved in a police chase over the weekend in Lackawanna County now faces attempted murder charges. Joshua Skivington, 26, of Factoryville, faces felonies in two counties following a crime spree that started in Wyoming County and ended in Lackawanna County and put lives at risk. According to court papers, Skivington with drunk and angry when he called his wife’s workplace, M.C. Nailbar in Dickson City. Employees there knew the wife had a protection from abuse […]

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    Mass Alert System Hailed As Success Following Manhattan Bombing

    MONROE COUNTY — Millions of people in New York City got the alert just before 8 a.m. Monday morning as officials searched for a man suspected in connection with this weekend’s bombing in Manhattan. “I’m constantly on my cell phone. I think it’s a great idea. It keeps people informed as to what’s going on and where it’s going on,” said Terrence Walker of Tobyhanna, a native of New York City. Law enforcement sent the mass cellphone alert using the […]

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    Poll: Trump Leading in Luzerne County

    LUZERNE COUNTY– A recent poll by Remington Research Group has found Donald Trump leading in Luzerne County, a so-called ‘battleground county.’ That poll shows Trump has 52 percent support versus 37 percent for Clinton in Luzerne County. Bob Bolus owns a trucking company in Lackawanna County and almost every day for months now, he and his drivers have been taking specialized Donald Trump trailers on the road. He says the support in Luzerne County and beyond has been tremendous. “That’s […]

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    Mike Pence Makes Campaign Stop in Dunmore

    DUNMORE — Indiana Governor and Republican vice-presidential candidate Mike Pence spoke to a crowd of more than 300 supporters in Dunmore Wednesday at Kenworth of Pennsylvania , a trucking company in the Keystone Industrial Park. “We are up in Ohio. We are up in Florida, and we are going to win the Keystone State come Election Day!” he said to cheers. Many at the event called it a thrill. “It’s very exciting, great opportunity and big part of history,” said […]

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    Trying to Conserve Water in Middleburg During Drought

    MIDDLEBURG — Officials in the borough of Middleburg in Snyder County are asking residents to conserve water in the midst of a drought. “Everything is going to start dying soon. I actually can’t believe our grass is green,” said Josh Zaring of Middleburg. The summer has been long, hot, and unusually dry, especially in Northumberland, Snyder, and Union Counties in central Pennsylvania. “I’m worried for people with wells that they have to conserve. My mother-in-law goes to a laundromat to […]

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    McClure Bean Soup Festival and Fair Underway

    MCCLURE — The 125th annual McClure Bean Soup Festival and Fair kicked off Monday and folks flocked for a taste. “We come here every year. I love the bean soup. We had one bowl already, and I have a feeling we might have another one before we’re ready to go home,” said Mel Wentzel of Middleburg. The soup simmers over the fire, made the same way it was back in the Civil War. The celebration started by Civil War veterans […]

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    Local Police, Parents, Recovery Experts Weigh In On Controversial Overdose Pics

    CARBONDALE—The Liverpool Police Department in Ohio released pictures of two adults who overdosed on suspected heroin in a vehicle with a four-year-old boy in a backseat. The pictures are shocking and have quickly gone viral. Hundreds of thousands of people across the country have seen them. The pics were snapped and then posted online. “How could you do that? I don’t understand how they could do that. I was so upset when I saw it. A four year old? What did […]