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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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    Mail Carrier Hailed As Hero For Helping Toddler

    WILKES-BARRE — Wilkes-Barre police took custody of a toddler after finding the child alone inside a Hazle Street apartment Friday morning. Officers said the toddler was bruised and wearing only a dirty diaper, alone in a filthy place, with a space heater on. A mail carrier walking by the apartment heard the child’s cries for help and called police. “I think it’s horrible and you know, I’m kind of wondering where the neighborhood is going,” said Brian McCann, who lives […]

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    RailRiders Season Opener Draws Folks To Chilly PNC Field

    MOOSIC — The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders season opener brought excited fans to PNC Field in Moosic Thursday night for all the smells, sights, and sounds: all the baseball action. “I love baseball. Ten years I’ve been coming up here for the season opener. I love it up here,” said Gavin Judge of Scranton. “Oh, it’s exciting. It’s the beginning of a new season, you know? You get to see great minor league baseball. Not just minor league baseball, the New York […]

  • Local Boston Marathon Runners React To Verdict

    LACKAWANNA COUNTY — “It was pretty terrifying because you just didn’t know what was going to happen next.” It has been two years, but for some, it seems like just yesterday. The Boston Marathon bombings left three dead and more than 250 people wounded in 2013. Bill Urbanski of Luzerne County had finished the race and was with family and friends nearby when it happened. “We had just sat down for dinner and drinks and boom. Explosions went off and […]

  • Troopers To Carry Lifesaving Meds

    SCRANTON — Governor Tom Wolf announced Tuesday that Pennsylvania State Police will now carry a lifesaving medication to combat overdose deaths. The governor said troopers are being trained and soon all state police vehicles will have two doses of the prescription medication. It is called Naloxone, also known as Narcan. It is an antidote to heroin and other opioid deaths. State officials said grants from health insurance companies are helping pay for this effort. Some local police departments have carried Narcan […]

  • ‘Crisis of Violence’ in Wilkes-Barre

    WILKES-BARRE — The city of Wilkes-Barre is in a crisis. That is the word from some city leaders after an explosion of violence in the past week. A man was shot on South Street in the city last week. He died at the hospital. Two people were shot outside a club on South Main Street. Another man was found shot to death inside a house on Carey Avenue. Then two people were shot at Interfaith Apartments off Coal Street over […]

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    Movie Is Dead, Money For Lackawanna County Not Likely

    SCRANTON — “The Trouble With Cali” is “dead.” That’s the word from actor/director Paul Sorvino about the film he made, shot in a place he says he loves: Scranton, Pennsylvania. “It’s dead. There’s no way to sell it anymore. I’ve tried everywhere,” he told WILK Radio Wednesday. Sorvino used half a million dollars in money from Lackawanna County to make the film. It is money he now says he cannot pay back. This week, Sorvino called in to local radio […]

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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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