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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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    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 […]

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    Watch: Student with Down Syndrome Takes the Court, Crowd Goes Wild

    WILKES-BARRE — The crowd went wild as Pittston Area’s Ellie Bartoli took the court during Monday night’s basketball game against Coughlin High School in Wilkes-Barre. “It felt amazing! I was really excited for it,” Bartoli said. Bartoli has been team manager for the Pittston Area Patriots for two years. She’s listed as a player too, but this was her first chance to play in a game. “This is why we coach. You know wins and losses are big, but it’s […]

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    Immigration Ban Protest At Bloomsburg University Draws People From Both Sides

    BLOOMSBURG UNIVERSITY — More than a hundred people marched and chanted holding signs in protest of President Trump’s travel ban on people from 7 countries. According to the State Department, 60 thousand visas have been canceled since Trump signed the executive order last week. Trump says the order is meant to protect Americans from foreign national terrorists. Critics call it a ban on Muslims. “This is important because these people are people, no matter what nationality, no matter what color, […]

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    Robert Baron: Missing for One Week

    OLD FORGE — It was Thursday, January 26th, that was the day 58-year-old Robert Baron was reported missing by family. Baron failed to show up at work and his car was gone. Baron owns Ghigiarelli’s restaurant which is known for its pizza in Old Forge. The next day, January 27th, flowers are left in front of Baron’s restaurant, which remains closed since the day he disappeared. Police searched the area and say they’re worried Baron may be in danger, neighbors […]

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    Bald Eagle Dead After Lead Poisoning in Carbon County

    SUMMIT HILL — Last week, a 4-year-old female bald eagle was found alone and sick near the Francis E. Walter Dam in White Haven. It was brought to the Carbon County Environmental Education Center. On Tuesday, it died. “Its head was down. It was vomiting, and it had a very watery green diarrhea and obviously neurological problems, too,” said Susan Gallagher, chief naturalist at the environmental center. A veterinarian at Companion Animal Hospital in Tamaqua tested the eagle and found […]

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    Lewisburg Man Helps Friend in Philippines with Massive Pearl

    LEWISBURG — Charlton Hollenbach of Lewisburg is helping a friend with what could be the largest pearl ever discovered–an 81.5-pound clam pearl from the Philippines. “I was just ecstatic as far as, I never held one before. And I did a Google search for the largest pearl ever and realized the value of the pearl,” said Hollenbach after holding the pearl this week. Hollenbach’s friend, Gloria Huetter, lives in the Philippines and is the owner of the pearl. She asked […]

  • Family Scrambles To Escape As Road Gives Way In Wayne County

    WAYNE COUNTY — It was a frightening ride for family driving along State Route 1011 also known as Adams Pond Road in Berlin Township Friday afternoon after their vehicle fell into a hole in the roadway. It happened on a culvert over Perkins Pond. “Driving over and boom, it hit and I tried to put it in reverse because the cones were there and everything and it just revved up and I knew the tires were off the ground,” said […]

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    Big Changes On Way To State Schools?

    EAST STROUDSBURG UNIVERSITY — Officials with the Pennsylvania System of Higher Education say they’re launching a major study to help them make “significant changes,” that could include closures or mergers. “The way we’ve always done things simply isn’t good enough anymore. Change is on the horizon,” said Chancellor Frank Brogan, who delivered his state of the system address Thursday morning. There are 14 schools in the state system including Lock Haven University, Bloomsburg University and East Stroudsburg University. According to […]

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    Troopers: Children Left Outside in Bad Weather While Mother, Boyfriend Slept Inside

    ASHLAND — A woman faces child endangerment charges after state police say her young children were left outside while she and her boyfriend were asleep inside the home. Troopers said they were called to a home on Walnut Street in Ashland around 4 p.m. Monday because three children were left outside in inclement weather. When they went into the home, they found the children’s mother and her boyfriend asleep. According to state police, the mother, Carol Talanca, 35, of Ashland, […]

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    Icy Night in Honesdale

    HONESDALE — Freezing rain and plummeting temperatures hit Honesdale on Monday, making the sidewalks slick and travel treacherous. “I think that it’s dangerous if you drive fast and just, you know, stay home, but you know, it’s winter,” said Suzannah Hadorn of Honesdale. Some businesses in the area closed early giving workers and customers a chance to get home before things got worse. We found shoppers hustling home to safety. “I wanted to hurry up and get my shopping done […]

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    Looking To A Presidential Promise In Susquehanna County

    MONTROSE — Televisions were tuned in to the inauguration at McCormack’s At The Inn At Montrose and people were watching as the new president, Donald Trump, spoke to the nation. “I thought his speech was great, I thought it was really well put together but it was still Trump. It didn’t seem like someone else wrote it,” said Kristin Argust of Montrose who works at McCormack’s. In Susquehanna County, the natural gas industry is big. There are signs of it […]