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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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    Special Surprise for Honorary Firefighter

    KINGSTON — In Luzerne County, a special young man got a surprise honor Tuesday night, and the Columbian Volunteer Fire Department in Kingston got a new member. Sixteen-year-old Ryan Wasko is a hard worker. He volunteers at the Kingston fire department every week, cleaning and shredding papers, always willing to help. It’s something he’s been doing for two years. “The first thing he does is turn on the scanner, and he knows all the tones. Before they even say what […]

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    Man Charged with Murdering, Sexually Assaulting Toddler

    NEW ALBANY — State police have charged a man from Sullivan County with sexually assaulting and murdering an 18-month-old girl in Bradford County. Jeremiah Cordell, 27, from Forksville, is locked up without bail. State police say he is responsible for sexually assaulting and then murdering the 18-month-old girl. “It was pretty disgusting when we found out what happened recently to that baby. I don’t think any baby deserves that at all,” said Natasha Burns of New Albany. “He should stay where […]

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    People Have Doubts About On-time State Budget

    LUZERNE COUNTY — The clock is ticking. The deadline for an on-time 2016/2017 state budget is midnight on July 1, and state lawmakers say they are optimistic. But many said they aren’t holding their breath. People at Frances Slocum State Park in Luzerne County still remember the frustrations of last year’s budget impasse and have their doubts about an on-time spending plan this year. “I don’t think so just because it hasn’t been for a long time and I know […]

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    Storm Slams Sunbury

    SUNBURY — A storm ripped through Sunbury Tuesday evening, downing trees and causing minor street flooding. “It actually looked like, I looked at the sky and it looked like there was a tornado working in the sky, big hail balls, I mean it was very quick. It came on very quick,” said John Taylor of Sunbury. People living in the city say it seemed to come out of nowhere: heavy winds, hail, sheets of rain and lightning. “You couldn’t see […]

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    Wanted for Escape In Luzerne County, Fugitive Dragged out of Florida Pond

    KINGSTON — A man wanted for escaping jail in Luzerne County was arrested in Florida this week after being dragged from a pond. Investigators say Joshua Yuhas, 31, escaped from jail in Luzerne County in 2012 when he was out on work release and failed to return to lockup at the Luzerne County minimum offender building. Four years later, he’s locked up again. According to detectives in Martin County, Florida, detectives got a tip Yuhas was living in the area. They […]

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    44 Years After Hurricane Agnes

    LUZERNE COUNTY — On June 23, 1972, Hurricane Agnes hit northeastern Pennsylvania and lives changed forever. The Susquehanna River raged over its banks breaking through levees and causing widespread flooding, over a $1 billion in damage, and several deaths. “The flood water was just all over south Wilkes-Barre. It was devastating. It actually seemed like yesterday, you know? That’s how much time flies and every time the river gets high you worry about it,” said Bob Steininger of Wilkes-Barre. Forty-four […]

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    Teen Football Players Cited For Killing Animals

    CLEVELAND TOWNSHIP — Five teen football players in Columbia County have been cited for killing animals. The teens posted a picture of themselves holding baseball bats and posing with the dead animals on social media. The dead animals included a snake, raccoon, frogs, opossums, and pigeons. “I  just don’t think it’s right. There’s no reason to be going around and beating innocent animals and killing them. I just don’t think it’s right,” said Matt Mindler of Catawissa. The teens were […]

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    Northeast Fair, A Summer Start Tradition, Kicks Off

    PITTSTON TOWNSHIP — The Northeast Fair began Tuesday afternoon in Pittston Township and thousands turned out for opening night. “Love coming back here every year, nice hometown fair, with a lot of fun activities, so discounted. Amazing value you get here. $10 to walk in the gate and go on all the rides,” said Whitney Fraleigh of Swift Concessions. “We’re having fun, right Joe? We’re playing water games riding rides, we’re eating good food. Whoa, look at that! Look at […]

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    School Not out for Summer in Two Northumberland Co. Districts

    NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY — It’s officially summertime and yet, the playgrounds are quiet and the basketball courts empty during the day in Shamokin. That’s because students in Shamokin Area and nearby Line Mountain School District are still in school. “I’d be hanging out with my friends right now, but I can’t because of school and it’s pretty ridiculous honestly. It’s annoying,” said Shamokin Area student Teann Beck. While students in most districts are out for the summer, kids in Line Mountain […]

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    Women and Children Rescued From Cliff in Glen Onoko Falls

    LEHIGH GORGE STATE PARK — Four children and two women were rescued from a rock cliff in Lehigh Gorge State Park Friday afternoon after becoming lost. Crews got a 911 call from one of the women after the group became disoriented and lost the way in the area of Glen Onoko Falls. “We had a rough location with a GPS tag off a cell phone to find them today. Took the 10,000 acres that we have to work with, cut […]

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    Four Charged In Bradford County Home Invasion

    SMITHFIELD TOWNSHIP — Four men are locked up in Bradford County, accused in a violent home invasion. Isaac Clark of Milan, Bryant Ashby of Milan, Dakota Walters of Athens, and Bradley Stroud of Athens face charges including aggravated assault, burglary, attempted robbery, and making terroristic threats. State police say early Tuesday morning, the four broke into a home in Smithfield Township looking for money. “It never happens, like rarely ever have I heard of a home invasion anywhere near the […]

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    Local Wine Makers Toast New State Law

    MONROE COUNTY — For the first time, Pennsylvanians will soon be able to buy a bottle of wine in grocery and convenience stores, restaurants and hotels. Governor Tom Wolf signed the measure into law Wednesday afternoon. Wine drinkers are lifting a glass to the changes. “It’s a big deal because you know it’s not always convenient riding to a winery. If you’re going to dinner and you want a bottle of wine, so being able to do that at the […]


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