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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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    Humane Officer: Cats Attacked with Chemicals

    DICKSON CITY — Humane officers and police are searching for the man they say poured some kind of a chemical on cats at a pet shop in Dickson City. The animals were up for adoption and inside a cage at the time. Humane officers say whatever happened to the two cats named Shyla and Rossi, they suffered and they didn’t deserve it. Investigators believe someone poured bleach on Shyla earlier this week and then again poured some kind of chemical […]

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    First Fire, Then Explosion at Plant in Luzerne County

    HAZLE TOWNSHIP — Fire officials said there was a dust explosion Wednesday afternoon at a plant where animal food is made in Hazle Township. A fire started Tuesday night inside a silo at Vita-Line, part of the American Nutrition company, which makes food and food ingredients for animals. The blaze had fire officials concerned about a possible explosion because they said the grain dust was flammable. While fire officials were still cleaning up after the fire, there was an explosion […]

  • Lackawanna County 911 Dispatcher Hailed For Helping Save Baby

    SCRANTON—An emergency dispatcher at the Lackawanna County Public Safety Center is being hailed as a hero for helping save a baby’s life. Dane Sorensen has been working at the Lackawanna County 911 center for about five months. He has taken a lot of emergency calls, but last week, he got a call he will never forget. “She told me the baby went unresponsive and stopped breathing and having a 9-month-old at home, instantly I start thinking of him, I started […]

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    Police: Toddler Shot Himself in Montoursville

    MONTOURSVILLE — Police in Montoursville say a two-year-old boy shot himself in the leg with a handgun at his mother’s home Thursday afternoon. It happened at a house on Broad Street. Investigators said the boy was watching cartoons downstairs while his mother and her fiance were upstairs showering. At some point, police said the child went upstairs into a bedroom, grabbed a loaded .45 caliber handgun and took it downstairs where he then shot himself in the leg. “Cop came […]

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    Luzerne County EMS Report Unveiled At Meeting

    WILKES-BARRE — State and county officials held a special meeting at the Luzerne County Courthouse in Wilkes-Barre Wednesday to discuss a newly released report on emergency medical services. State officials said Luzerne County emergency responders are doing well, though there is certainly room for improvement. The report was put together after complaints about emergency services. I think the performance especially when you compare it to the rough data we have from a few other locations is very favorable, said Richard […]

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    Man Killed In Mining Accident

    BRIDGEWATER TOWNSHIP — Investigators said a  man died in a mining accident in Susquehanna County Monday. Investigators said the man was working at a quarry off North Road when he slipped on ice or loose material. A running saw he was working with fell on his legs. Emergency workers said he bled to death. The Susquehanna County coroner identified the victim as Daniel Acker, 48, of the Montrose area. First responders said they had to cut a fence leading to […]

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    Bloomsburg University Baseball Player Booted, Davis Asks For Reinstatement

    BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg University student Joey Casselberry`s life changed with one Tweet. “He’s very sorry that he posted that item on Twitter and you know, he’s handling it as best he can right now. There’s obviously a lot of social media backlash he’s facing,” said Bloomsburg University Sports Information Director Tom McGuire. Casselberry`s Tweet lashed out at Mo`ne Davis after news broke that Disney was making a movie about her life. Davis is the breakout star of last year’s Little League […]

  • PSU Frat Under Fire: Students React

    BLOOMSBURG—The controversy continues to swirl around a Penn State University fraternity accused of having a secret Facebook page with pictures of nude and apparently unconscious women. Penn State University has suspended Kappa Delta Rho. Now, officials with the school say they are looking into the fraternity system as a whole. “I think it’s ridiculous , I think it’s crazy and I, don’t know, I’m appalled,” said Alex Harman, a Bloomsburg University student and a member of a sorority. There is […]

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    The ‘Banana Truck’ Crash: 50 Years Later

    SCRANTON — It was a horrific wreck many people still remember, one that inspired a Harry Chapin song. On March 18, 1965 Gene Sesky of Scranton lost control of the truck he was driving, hauling 30,000 pounds of bananas, barreling down Moosic Street toward central Scranton, unable to stop. Family members said the clutch failed. “He chose not to jump out of that truck. And he was on the fuel tank of the truck with the door open, blowing the […]

  • Ice Jam Concerns Along Susquehanna River

    TUNKHANNOCK TOWNSHIP — The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for parts of Luzerne, Lackawanna, and Wyoming Counties until 7:15 p.m. Tuesday. Ice is jamming up the Susquehanna River and the nearby Tunkhannock Creek near Tunkhannock, causing flooding in some low-lying areas Gene Dziak, the head of Wyoming County’s Emergency Management Agency says what makes ice jams so dangerous is how unpredictable it is. He doesn’t expect any serious flooding, but says the situation can change in a […]

  • First Female Police Captain In Monroe County

    EAST STROUDSBURG — For the first time in Stroud Area Regional Police history, there is a female captain. Lieutenant Jennifer Lyon was recently promoted. She joined the department in 2002 and Wednesday night, she was honored and sworn in as family, friends, and local officials looked on. “Honestly, I was shocked when I got promoted to captain and people started asking me about being the first woman in Monroe County to be captain, be the first female in our department […]

  • Enjoying Spring-Like Weather In Bloomsburg

    BLOOMSBURG — For the first time in a long time, folks were out soaking up the sun. “It’s beautiful out. It’s definitely good to be outside,” said Justin Levan of Bloomsburg. On Monday, folks were out for a run after work, walking their dogs, or just enjoying the mild weather in Bloomsburg. “I’m a student up at the college, so I’ve been running indoors. It’ll be nice to be outside now and get some fresh air,” said Anthony Heier of […]


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