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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.

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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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    Paying Respect to Fallen Trooper

    SCRANTON — Thousands showed up for a public viewing for Corporal Bryon Dickson. It began with a procession that included several dozen state police vehicles through Dunmore, which Cpl. Dickson called home. From there his flag-draped casket was taken to the rotunda at Marywood University in Lackawanna County Wednesday afternoon. Starting at 3 p.m., police, first responders, and people from the community stood in line waiting to pay their respects to Cpl. Dickson and his family. State police from Massachusetts, […]

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    State Police Name Suspect In Trooper Slaying

    BLOOMING GROVE TOWNSHIP — State police announced arrest warrants for a suspect in the fatal shooting of a trooper over the weekend. Investigators said Eric Matthew Frein, 31, of Canadensis is a suspect in the killing of Corporal Bryon Dickson and the wounding of Trooper Alex Douglass Friday night outside the Blooming Grove state police barracks. Suspect: Eric Frein. 31 years old of Canadensis. He is considered armed and very dangerous @wnep — Amanda Kelley (@wnepamandak) September 16, 2014 […]

  • Governor Visits Wounded Trooper in Hospital, Fallen Trooper’s Family

    SCRANTON — After being briefed at the state police barracks in Blooming Grove, Governor Tom Corbett met with the family of Corporal Bryon Dickson and visited Trooper Alex Douglass in the hospital Monday afternoon. Governor Corbett spent about 20 minutes with the injured trooper. State police officials said Trooper Douglass is conscious and stable. The governor asked that people continue to respect the trooper’s privacy. A spokesperson for the governor said that prior to his visit with Trooper Douglass in […]


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