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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
  • Pittston Tomato Festival Draws Crowds

    PITTSTON — Thousands of people spent Friday night at the Pittston Tomato Festival in Luzerne County. This year is the 31st annual festival celebrating all things tomato. “What does it mean to me? It’s a time to get together, camaraderie, all the community gets together, people from out of town. This is a beautiful town,” said Ross Baccanari of IIII Guys, an Italian food vendor. “Oh, I come for the quality of the people that come around, the community. Especially, […]

  • Reaction After Five Arrested And Charged In Wilkes-Barre

    WILKES-BARRE—Federal officials arrested and charged five people Thursday, including retired and current Wilkes-Barre police officers, with credit union fraud. Leo Glodzik was taken from his Wilkes-Barre home in handcuffs. The owner of L. A. G. Towing recently lost his towing contract with the city and now, he has been indicted. “It’s not surprising, or shocking, it seems like everybody has their hand in the cookie jar. It’s about time they start getting caught,” said Wilkes-Barre resident Micke Brown. The Wilkes-Barre […]

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    Child Injured by Train

    MAHANOY CITY — A child was injured by a train in Schuylkill County Wednesday afternoon. According to officials, a 12-year-old girl was injured along West Railroad Street in Mahanoy City around 2:30 p.m. “I was on my way to meet her and on my way up, I heard her screaming my name and I went up and I saw her there,” said Derik Miller. 12-year-old Derick Miller of Mahanoy City said it was enough to make him cry. He was […]

  • Execution Warrant Signed, People React

    MONROE COUNTY — October 14th, 2014 is the scheduled date of Michael Parrish’s execution. Governor Corbett signed the execution warrant on Monday for the man from Monroe County. Parrish is serving time in a state prison near Pittsburgh. A jury convicted Parrish of murdering his 19-month-old son Sidney and his girlfriend, Victoria Adams in 2009 at the family’s home near Effort, in Monroe County. The news of the execution warrant this week reminded people in the Effort area of Parrish’s […]


    Old Forge Ump Draws Cheers At Little League World Series

    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT—Thousands of people cheered on the players as a team from Las Vegas took on a team from South Dakota. There were folks from Lackawanna County in the stands, too, clapping for the home plate umpire. “This is quite thrilling, he’s dreamed about this for a long time,” said Dave Thomas, Christopher Thomas’ father. Christopher Thomas is a high school principal from Old Forge and he has been a Little League umpire for 22 years. This year, he has […]

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    Explosion, Leak At Brewery Prompts Evacuation

    WILKES-BARRE—Emergency management officials were called to The Lion Brewery in Wilkes-Barre Wednesday morning after a small explosion and ammonia leak. Emergency management officials said there was a leak in a tank inside the building, which led to an explosion and an ammonia leak. One person was injured and taken to a local hospital and the building was evacuated. Emergency workers said the local community was never in danger. “There was a small release of ammonia that occurred inside the building. […]

  • Shop At Center of Same-Sex Controversy Says ‘Business As Usual’ After Misleading Facebook Post

    BLOOMSBURG — At W. W. Bridal Boutique in Bloomsburg, there was an open sign on the front door Tuesday. The business has been at the center of controversy after recently refusing to serve a same-sex couple because of the business owner’s religious beliefs. According to the business’s Facebook page, the business is “permanently closed,” but the owner said that’s not true. Folks with W. W. Bridal did not want to speak on camera, but told Newswatch 16 they want customers […]

  • Bloomsburg May Consider Same-Sex Discrimination Ban

    BLOOMSBURG — Council members in Bloomsburg are considering a possible ordinance that would prohibit businesses from discriminating against customers based on their sexual orientation or gender identity. Council chambers were packed during Monday night’s meeting. The controversy comes after a bridal shop in town denied service to a same-sex couple based on the business owner’s religious beliefs. “I believe it’s so important that the town recognize all its citizens including the LGBT communities. I think it’s very important that we […]


    Reaction After Man Arrested For Bank/Gerrity’s Bomb Threats

    SCRANTON–Frank McBride Junior was arrested and charged in connection with several bomb threats in Lackawanna County Friday. He was arraigned in federal court and is due back in court later this month. Federal authorities said McBride threatened to blow up Gerrity’s on Meadow Avenue in Scranton and three banks in Lackawanna County last month, unless money was placed outside for him in a bag. In 2007, McBride was arrested with impersonating a police officer. He pleaded guilty and spent time […]

  • Man Indicted In Connection With Trooper Killing

    GREAT BEND—A Florida man accused of purposely running down and killing a New York State Trooper has been indicted of first degree murder. Almond Upton claimed he had no idea what he was doing when he hit and killed Trooper Christopher Skinner along Interstate 81 back in New York State in May. Witnesses, however, said it looked like Upton swerved to hit Skinner on purpose. The case grabbed attention across the nation, and hit especially close to home for folks […]

  • Man Charged In Connection With Road Rage

    KINGSTON — Louis Boch of Wilkes-Barre is adamant he did nothing wrong. In fact, he told Newswatch 16 another driver threatened to kill him after a disagreement on the roadway Wednesday. Police said it started on Market Street in Kingston. Investigators said Boch was driving and pulled out in front of another driver, almost causing a collision. When that other driver pulled alongside Boch and demanded answers, cops said Boch pulled out a silver handgun, pointed it, and then waved […]

  • Three PA Schools Rank on ‘Top Party Schools’ List

    LEWISBURG — The Princeton Review has ranked this year’s top party schools and three schools in the Keystone State have ranked in the top 10. Lehigh University is number six, Penn State is number seven, and Bucknell University is number nine. That comes as a shock to some. “Even for a small school, they do have a graduate program so that does give you sort of the impression of a very sort of stoic institution of higher learning, so it’s […]


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