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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    Wet, Chilly Start To Big Fall Festival In Jim Thorpe

    JIM THORPE –The annual Fall Foliage Festival in Jim Thorpe kicks off this weekend and the forecast is cloudy, chilly and soggy. “The trains are all sold out, the town’s sold out, so no matter what the weather is I think we’re going to have a great turnout. This weekend looks a little bit rough but I think we’ll be fine,” said vendor Gary Wagner. The festival runs the first three weekends in October and means a lot for local […]

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    Students Pack Away Hunger One Lunch at a Time

    CHESTNUT HILL — Side by side, students, parents, teachers and staff from Pleasant Valley Elementary stuffed brown bags with raisins, juice boxes, tuna fish and more. “This program has grown from ten students in the beginning to over 75 students participating this year and more and we are just so thrilled to provide for our community,”  said Pleasant Valley Elementary’s principal, Erica Greer. This is the fourth year these bagged meals are being prepared for students in need at Pleasant […]

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    Police: Man Stole Car with Young Girl Inside from Lewisburg Gas Station

    LEWISBURG — A man is charged with theft, kidnapping, and robbery after police say he stole a car with a girl in the backseat from a gas station in Lewisburg. It happened at Fuel On just before 9 p.m. Tuesday night. Police say a man was pumping gas, with his 10-year old niece in the backseat of his vehicle. He ran inside to pay and that’s when a man jumped into his vehicle and took off. “He came inside, the […]

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    After Nazi Flag Controversy, Questions Over What Is Offensive at Bloomsburg Fair

    BLOOMSBURG — The Bloomsburg Fair is a family fair. So fair officials say when they got word Nazi flags were being displayed by a vendor, they had the vendor remove them. When they learned the vendor was a registered sex offender, he was asked to leave, and he did. Fair officials say with about 800 vendors, they can’t do background checks unless there’s a specific issue or complaint. “Oh, it’s impossible, and if you started background checks on everyone that came […]

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    Robert Morris Elementary in Scranton Closed Monday Because of Air Quality Issues

    SCRANTON– Robert Morris Elementary in Scranton will be closed Monday. School officials say the building is being thoroughly cleaned this weekend after tests revealed air quality problems. “The fact that they’re doing it this weekend is very good because nothing really goes on at a school during the weekend. School is out so they have freedom and all the time to get it done as much as possible and as quick as possible,” said Michael Morrison of Scranton. School officials […]

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    Run Around Scranton Dedicates Run to Local Bartender, Bartender Gives Back

    SCRANTON — In Scranton on Thursday, more than 200 people took to the streets, running and walking in solidarity for a local man with stage 4 lung cancer. That man, Pat Sweeney, set up a special stand to give his thanks. The streets of Scranton were packed with runners and walkers. Run Around Scranton is a fun monthly event, but this run was an extra special one for a local man many know and love. Sweeney is a longtime, well-known bartender […]

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    Man Dead After Standoff in Ringtown

    RINGTOWN—“This neighborhood has never seen anything like this, I mean it’s a quiet neighborhood, everybody watched over everybody.” Ronnie Meeks of Ringtown came home to SWAT teams and tactical equipment in his quiet neighborhood, as units surrounded a home on Spring Street. Officials on scene said a 33-year old man was inside his parent’s home, armed with his young daughter, refusing to come out. “I was taking a nap and I woke up and I came out, I couldn’t find […]

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    SWAT Team Called to Hostage Situation in Schuylkill County

    RINGTOWN — A hostage situation ended late Thursday afternoon in a neighborhood in Ringtown. Officials tell us a man was visiting his parents’ home on Spring Street when he barricaded himself inside with his 2-year-old daughter around 4 p.m. Police tell us the man threatened suicide and the coroner was called to the scene as a precaution. The man has since released his daughter from the home she is expected to be OK. There is no word if the man will […]

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    Latest Anthony Weiner Scandal Comes as Documentary Plays at Local Film Festival

    TUNKHANNOCK — Anthony Weiner, the former congressman and candidate for mayor of New York City, is again accused in a sexting scandal, this time with a 15-year-old girl. The controversy comes in the midst of the 14th Annual Fall Film Festival at The Dietrich Theater in Tunkhannock, which happens to feature “Weiner,” an up-close look at Weiner’s failed run for office and the controversy ignited with inappropriate pictures and texts sent to young women. His wife, Huma Abedin, a top […]

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    Man Charged with Attempted Murder Following Chase

    DICKSON CITY — A man involved in a police chase over the weekend in Lackawanna County now faces attempted murder charges. Joshua Skivington, 26, of Factoryville, faces felonies in two counties following a crime spree that started in Wyoming County and ended in Lackawanna County and put lives at risk. According to court papers, Skivington with drunk and angry when he called his wife’s workplace, M.C. Nailbar in Dickson City. Employees there knew the wife had a protection from abuse […]

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    Mass Alert System Hailed As Success Following Manhattan Bombing

    MONROE COUNTY — Millions of people in New York City got the alert just before 8 a.m. Monday morning as officials searched for a man suspected in connection with this weekend’s bombing in Manhattan. “I’m constantly on my cell phone. I think it’s a great idea. It keeps people informed as to what’s going on and where it’s going on,” said Terrence Walker of Tobyhanna, a native of New York City. Law enforcement sent the mass cellphone alert using the […]

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    Poll: Trump Leading in Luzerne County

    LUZERNE COUNTY– A recent poll by Remington Research Group has found Donald Trump leading in Luzerne County, a so-called ‘battleground county.’ That poll shows Trump has 52 percent support versus 37 percent for Clinton in Luzerne County. Bob Bolus owns a trucking company in Lackawanna County and almost every day for months now, he and his drivers have been taking specialized Donald Trump trailers on the road. He says the support in Luzerne County and beyond has been tremendous. “That’s […]