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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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    Luzerne County Man Known For Notorious Escape Attempt Back In Jail

    LUZERNE COUNTY — A man known for trying to escape the Luzerne County Correctional Facility with killer Hugo Selenski in 2003 has been captured again, this time for other crimes. Duryea police with help from other agencies arrested Scott Bolton Thursday at a house on McApline Street in Duryea. Stacy Stackhouse of Duryea was also arrested, charged with trespassing and hiding Bolton, a fugitive, from police. “Wow, that’s unbelievable, I’m happy that they finally got them in custody, they are […]

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    Selenski’s Escape Accomplice Nabbed Again in Duryea

    DURYEA — The man who tried to escape the Luzerne County jail with notorious killer Hugo Selenski back in 2003 has been caught after being on the run for a separate incident since June. The fugitive, Scott Bolton, is now in cuffs after being caught on the second story roof of a home in Duryea. Bolton and and a woman, Stacy Stackhouse, were arrested by Duryea police and U.S. Marshalls. Bolton has been on the run since June, accused of […]

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    Luzerne County D.A. Sounds Alarm About Powerful Drug

    LUZERNE COUNTY— The Luzerne County District Attorney is warning first responders, police and others to be on the lookout for a powerful new drug, Carfentanil. “We are seeing so many different types of drugs being brought into our communities. Drugs that are so lethal one use of it could kill someone so it is truly an epidemic right now,” said D.A. Stefanie Salavantis. “If they see signs that this may potentially be this drug, or an overdose from this drug, […]

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    After Back Mountain Crash, Woman’s Death Ruled Homicide

    KINGSTON TOWNSHIP— Janeen Seitz of Shavertown is dead after a weekend crash near Dallas and her fiancé may soon face charges related to her death. Kingston Township police say Seitz died when the SUV she was a passenger in crashed into a tree Saturday night off Manor Drive in the township. Christopher Tirpak was behind the wheel. Police believe alcohol was a factor in the crash. Tuesday, Seitz’s death was ruled a homicide, the result of traumatic injuries. “We heard […]

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    Aggravation at Airport in Luzerne County

    AVOCA — A global computer system outage left hundreds of thousands of Delta customers stranded at airports Monday. At the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport, no travelers were camped out, but there was frustration and some aggravation at the Delta counter. “Just found out that it was canceled so now I’m just trying to scramble and figure out where I go from here,” said Sierra Ferreira of Arizona. “People depend on these flights to get home and I think it’s tough when […]

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    Woman’s Death in Wilkes-Barre Ruled Homicide

    WILKES-BARRE — Investigators are now calling a death investigation in Wilkes-Barre a homicide case. The body of Eileen Riley, 77, was discovered in the basement of her home around 8:15 p.m. Thursday. Police say they are following leads and looking for a man who may be responsible. Those who knew her say Riley was a kind woman, the type of neighbor you want to have. “Eileen was a very nice person, kind, very talkable. We always helped each other out,” […]

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    Fans Gather to Cheer, Support Keystone Little League Team

    MILL HALL— More than a hundred hometown fans gathered to cheer and fundraised for the Keystone Little League team Thursday night at the Mill Hall Baseball Field. The team is headed to Connecticut this weekend for regionals and if there’s a win there, the team heads to the Little League World Series in South Williamsport. “We keep watching these kids and following all their stories and they’re awesome. We watched them Tuesday night when we were here. You know they’re power […]

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    Weekend Events Draw Thousands to Electric City

    SCRANTON— Wyoming Avenue in downtown Scranton has been converted for a weekend of basketball fun. This is the annual Lackawanna County 3 on 3 tournament. “Getting out there practicing, having fun, it’s a wonderful event. Love it. This is our second year being in it and it’s a great event,” said Amy Lewis of Pittston. The hoops event is drawing a crowd, but that’s not the only thing bringing thousands to the electric city this weekend. Arts on the Square […]

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    State Trooper Saves Carbon County Woman’s Life

    CARBON COUNTY — A state trooper is being called a hero after a brave rescue in Carbon County. A house fire in Penn Forest Township left one woman trapped inside, burned and breathing in too much smoke. That trooper went in again and again to find her and pull her to safety. The fire left the walls and floors of the home near Blakeslee coated with soot, with the smell of smoke heavy in the air. “We were almost home […]

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    Black Lives Matter Event Draws Hundreds at Bloomsburg University

    BLOOMSBURG — Hundreds of people marched on Bloomsburg University as part of a Black Lives Matter movement Wednesday. As they walked, they chanted and carried signs, pictures, even flags. “I am carrying the black pride flag. This represents our freedom after years of struggle. The red represents the blood that we shed through slavery and our hardship. The black represents our people, the color of our skin, and the green represents the freedom of the land that we set on,” […]

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    After Man Charged With Daughter’s Killing, Gary and Linda Inch Speak

    FAIRFIELD TOWNSHIP — Gary and Linda Inch say it has been a long and difficult six months, but now that Michael Houseweart of Canton has been charged with killing their daughter, a weight has been lifted. “Justice is moving forward now. It seemed like forever, you know, not much was going on legally. It’s been very difficult, very painful, you know? Because they were girl and boyfriend and we couldn’t comprehend somebody doing something like this and I would say […]

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    Near Towanda, Severe Storm Damage Leaves Many in Dark

    TOWANDA TOWNSHIP — Monday afternoon brought a powerful storm to part of Bradford County leaving many in the dark, and with property and vehicle damage. “There was hail and lots of wind. I haven’t seen a good lightning storm like that in a while,” said Taran Koppenhaver of Towanda. “It was nasty, bad. We had a lot of wind. We heard come over our phones, ‘Take shelter now!’ And we did,” said Kathy Johnson of Monroeton. Heavy winds, rain, lightning, […]

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