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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 three children.


Recent Articles
  • Is Selinsgrove Really Dangerous? Residents Say No

    SELINSGROVE — According to the latest study by Home Security Shield, Selinsgrove is one of the most dangerous communities in the Keystone State. Number one is Chester, followed by Ambridge, New Castle, McKees Rocks, Harrisburg, and then York. Number seven is Selinsgrove, a borough of about 5,700 people in Snyder County. “No way, nope,” reacted one resident. “I actually thought it must be a joke and then the more I read, the more I realized it wasn’t just an overt […]

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    Sniper Book: What Eric Frein May Have Studied

    MONROE COUNTY — State police believe Eric Matthew Frein is hiding in the woods of Monroe and Pike counties. They believe he is armed, has perhaps booby-trapped the woods, and may be behaving like a sniper. Investigators said they have already found and seized an AK-47 and ammo from the woods, as well as food supplies and several pipe bombs. State police say they have found soiled diapers, which they believe Frein is using to stay in one position for […]

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    Burglary Spree Causes Fear For Some in Lackawanna County

    LACKAWANNA COUNTY — Police in Lackawanna County said in the course of a few hours Tuesday night into Wednesday morning, burglars made fast work of half a dozen businesses, including Scoop’s Ice Cream in Moosic. “I had come over here and found that my window was broken and they entered through the broken window,” said owner Karen Pinnell. “It’s scary, it’s scary because you’re afraid to leave your business at night, you don’t know what’s going to happen and this […]

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    Game Commission Bans Hunting in Frein Search Area

    BARRETT TOWNSHIP — State officials call it a rare move. By executive order, hunting and trapping are temporarily banned in seven townships in the Poconos as law enforcement continue to comb the woods for suspected killer Eric Frein. Those townships are Price, Barrett, and Paradise in Monroe County and Blooming Grove, Greene, Porter, and Lehman in Pike County. Officials believe it is just too dangerous for hunters to be in those woods with Frein still on the loose. Frein is […]

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    Scranton Commuter Tax Shot Down, People React

    SCRANTON — The proposed Scranton commuter tax has been struck down. On Tuesday a judge ruled the tax, which would have applied to non-city residents working in Scranton, was unfair. In his ruling, the judge said the tax should have applied to everyone working in the city, regardless of their address. “I agree 100 percent, yeah,” said Bob Creller of Mayfield. “I think that’s better because a lot of people are quitting Scranton jobs and it’s hard to find more […]

  • Residents Hoping Police Are Closer to Finding Frein

    BARRETT TOWNSHIP — It`s now the third week of the search for suspected cop killer Eric Matthew Frein. “They keep saying they have him cornered so I hope they get him,” said Denise Soehngen of East Stroudsburg. State police have shifted their search along Route 390 in the Mountainhome area of Monroe County. “I`m hoping that this change means he`s actually going to be found,” said Darlene Fylstra of Barrett Township. Law enforcement searched an area near the closed Barrett […]

  • Media Camped Out In Frein Search

    MONROE COUNTY—Canadensis is a small community in Monroe County with a population of about 2,100 people. It is also in the heart of the area state police are searching as they comb the woods for Eric Frein . Hundreds of members of law enforcement, local, state and federal have descended on this area and with them, the news media. “It was kind of cool at first but now it’s getting a little crazy, traffic is bad, there’s just too many […]

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    State Police: A Trail Of Evidence Left By Frein

    BLOOMING GROVE TOWNSHIP — State police believe they are getting closer and closer to finding suspected cop killer Eric Frein after several sightings and what was discovered in the woods. Authorities announced that beside several possible sightings of Eric Frein,  they have also found Serbian cigarettes and soiled diapers they believe Frein has left behind. Eric Frein is wanted in the ambush of two state troopers earlier this month outside the state police barracks in Pike County. The search for […]

  • Filmmaker Says Frein Has ‘Crossed over into Another Reality’

    Investigators describe Eric Frein as a survivalist, someone with a deep hatred of law enforcement and a member of a paramilitary group. Family and friends say Frein is a quiet person who loves war reenactments. “It’s shocking when somebody that you’ve been in contact with through journalism or film making does such a heinous crime,” said Patrick Bresnan of Texas. Bresnan and his wife made a documentary called “Vietnam Appreciation Day,” in which Frein appeared. The film is being test-screened […]

  • 10 Days After Shooting, Manhunt Continues

    BARRETT TOWNSHIP — While state police say the search area is “narrowing,” they still continued their search for Eric Frein into Monday night. Authorities believe Frien shot and killed state police Corporal Bryon Dickson and wounded Trooper Alex Douglass ten days ago in Pike County. Troopers have concentrated their search in the area around Frein’s parents’ home in Monroe County. Roads in this area, including Route 447, reopened around 9 p.m. Monday, but for most of the day people were […]

  • As Manhunt Intensifies, Neighbors on Edge

    The search for Eric Frein continued Friday night with helicopters in the air and hundreds of members of law enforcement on the ground. Two nights in a row, there have been intense searches in the same part of Barrett Township, close to Frein’s family home. “Very scary, not sleeping at night, up most of the night. Worried, every noise you hear,” said one neighbor. With a report of shots fired in the area and the possibility Frein may be there, […]

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    UPDATE: Displaced Residents Returning Home, Suspect Still Not Caught

    BARRETT TOWNSHIP — Emergency shelters set up for residents of Barrett and Price Townships who were not allowed back into their homes are closed and those people were allowed back home. Roads were blocked off Thursday night as police continue to search for Eric Frein, now one of the 10 most wanted fugitives in the country. Local, state, and federal members of law enforcement gathered in a parking lot not far from Frein’s home in Canadensis after they got information […]

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