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
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    Pittston Family Devastated by Fire Needs Helping Hands

    PITTSTON — Paula Fuhrman says she has her two sons, Michael, 20, and Ben, 3. Everything else is up in smoke. The family’s home off Swallow Street in Pittston burned Monday, along with everything inside. Michael and Ben were home at the time and Michael managed to save his little brother. The family dog died. “Accidents happen every day and you never think it’s going to be you. You never think it’s going to be your house. You never think it’s […]

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    A Busy and Unusual Day for Volunteer Firefighters in Bradford County

    ROME TOWNSHIP — Volunteer firefighters were busy going from call to call in one part of Bradford County Monday. First, came a call about an explosion in Rome Township. “The gas line explosion, that turned out to be some workers were doing some work on the gas line up here. They had ice in it and they blew it out, and they didn’t tell anybody, so people got excited and they called us. So it was a no problem situation […]

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    Lackawanna County Man Meets Country Star

    GREENFIELD TOWNSHIP — The Brad Paisley concert at Mohegan Sun Arena near Wilkes-Barre Thursday night was a great time for Austin Davis and his family. “It was amazing, yeah. He was really happy,” said Francine Adams of Greenfield Township, Austin’s mom. Austin Davis is 23-years old. He is one of country star Brad Paisley’s biggest fans. Davis has cerebral palsy but his mom says even on his bad days, hearing Paisley’s music can get him smiling. “Oh, he goes nuts, […]

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    Scranton Native Can “Rest In Peace” After Guilty Verdict

    SCRANTON — Family and friends of a murdered Scranton woman says she can rest in peace now that a second man has been convicted of killing her. David McMannis was found guilty of murdering Tara Sidarovich Ord by a Florida jury Thursday. “I’m happy that you know she has her justice and it’s been a very, very long time coming and almost feels, feels like relief, but still have that weight of never having her,” said Kelly Jones, Tara Ord’s step-sister. […]

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    How the Future of Medical Marijuana Is Powered by Our Coal Region Past

    MOUNT CARMEL TOWNSHIP — There’s a new industry on the horizon in Northumberland County. It’s one that promises to be green and completely change a coal-mining community for the better. For years, the Mt. Carmel Cogen, Inc. power plant in Northumberland County has turned culm into electricity. Culm is the waste product of decades of coal mining. However, keeping the place running is getting more and more difficult. “The financial strain on the energy business over the past three to four […]

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    New Traffic Lights at Trouble Intersection in Schuylkill County

    NORWEGIAN TOWNSHIP — New traffic signals were put up in Schuylkill County at a spot that’s seen its share of crashes over the years. The lights are now at the intersection of Routes 901 and 209 in Norwegian Township on a road known as the Pottsville Minersville Highway. Drivers are pleased that the project is finally finished. “There’s been a lot, a lot of accidents, probably one a month,” said Jarod Smith of Minersville. “I remember a couple years ago, […]

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    ‘Good Deed Gone Wrong’ in Schuylkill County

    GIRARDVILLE — Gary Reidel says he thought his life was over. “I don’t think people comprehend what it’s like laying on the ground not knowing if these people around you are going to be the last people you see,” Reidel said. Reidel was the victim of a shooting early Sunday morning in Tamaqua. He says he wants people to know the whole story. “People need to know what really happened. This was a good deed gone wrong,” he said. “We made […]

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    Strong Winds Stir Up Trouble in Schuylkill County

    PORT CARBON — The wind was fierce in Schuylkill County on Monday with gusts over 40 miles per hour in Port Carbon. “It was blowing around really bad. You could hear it coming through the seams in the windows and everything was whistling. It was blowing the front of the library here. It made the windows creak. There was stuff flying around,” said Jason Abati, who was at the Port Carbon Library. Power outages were reported throughout the area, and […]

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    Barber Guilty of Involuntary Manslaughter in Death of Child

    STROUDSBURG — A jury has found a man not guilty of third-degree murder in the death of his son, but found him guilty of involuntary manslaughter. Christopher Barber was accused of beating his son so badly, it caused his death more than two decades later. In 1991, Barber shook and dropped his infant son, Christopher Kostenbader, causing serious and permanent brain damage. Barber pleaded guilty to the assault and was sentenced to 5 to 10 years in prison — serving […]

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    After the Storm, Wind and Cold In Bradford County

    BRADFORD COUNTY — The whipping winds wreaked havoc on roadways in Bradford County after a winter storm dumped more than half a foot of snow in spots. “The wind is bitter out here and it’s more wide open for it to blow through,” said Dustin Perry of Gillett in South Creek Township. There’s more than a foot and a half of powdery snow in the village of Gillett. It’s beautiful, but as it drifts, it’s caused some headaches. “I’m from […]

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    From Teeing Off to Bundling Up

    LACKAWANNA COUNTY — Wednesday brought mild spring-like temperatures and dozens of golfers responded by hitting the greens at Pine Hills Country Club near Scranton. “Beautiful day, I couldn’t wait to get down here. I call here every day to play. I love it,” said Bob Woosman of Hallstead. But even the most die-hard golf lover probably won’t be able to tee off in half a foot of snow. A winter storm is on the way Wednesday night into Thursday afternoon. […]

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    Police: Bigamist Bail Bondsman with Criminal Record Used Alias to Get Gun Permit

    SHAMOKIN — A bail bondsman in Northumberland County is facing several charges. Christopher Buckley, 44, of Shamokin was arraigned Tuesday. Buckley faces firearm and bigamy charges, accused of illegally having guns and being married to a 43-year-old woman and her 18-year-old daughter at the same time. “I mean one person, one marriage, right? Yes! Of course, it’s crazy,” said one man who lives in Shamokin. In the Shamokin area, Buckley known as Christopher Hauptmann, a bail bondsmen who worked out of […]