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.

Recent Articles
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    Fire Breaks out in Community Dealing with Water Main Break

    KINGSTON — Flames broke out at a home in Luzerne County Tuesday night, in a community that had been dealing with a water main break all day. Crews were called to the home on West Dorrance Street around 10 p.m. Tanker trucks from several surrounding communities were put on standby to help bring in water to fight the flames. There is no word of any injuries. Earlier in the day, Kingston Fire Chief Frank Guido said they had planned to […]

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    Still Working to Repair Water Main

    KINGSTON — Crews are working round the clock on a massive water main break in Luzerne County that caused serious problems on this scorching hot day. A 30-inch main in Kingston broke just before 2 a.m. Tuesday. 6,600 homes and businesses on the west side of the Wyoming Valley were affected, including Kingston, Luzerne and parts of Edwardsville. Businesses were closed. People were left scrambling for water. Pennsylvania American Water crews will be working round the clock until the repairs […]

  • Harford Fair Opens in Susquehanna County

    HARFORD TOWNSHIP — The Harford Fair in Susquehanna County officially opened Monday for its 158th season. Folks braved the heat and flocked to the rides, food stands, and entertainment, too. For some, this was their first taste of Harford Fair fun. Others have made this a life-long summer tradition. 9-year-old Joe Heller has been coming to this fair with his family since he was born and he loves the rides. Albert White’s fair experience is a bit more laid back. […]

  • Couple Guilty of Murder in Poconos Neglect Case

    STROUDSBURG — After seven and a half hours of deliberations, jurors in Monroe County found John and Tina Tedesco of Saylorsburg guilty of third-degree murder, criminal conspiracy, neglect tampering with evidence and theft, for the 2011 death of 70-year-old Barbara Rabins. Neither wanted to speak after learning the verdict Friday night. Tina Tedesco covered her face in court and cried. Prosecutors said the couple stole thousands of dollars from 70-year-old Rabins, a woman they were supposed to be caring for, […]

  • Search for Missing Tamaqua Area Man

    TAMAQUA — Search crews spent most of the day Thursday looking for a missing Tamaqua area man. Family and friends reported Jesse Farber, 29, missing Tuesday. Thursday morning, officials say Tamaqua police called for search crews to look in the wooded mountain area behind Tamaqua Area High School. “There’s some very difficult terrain, there’s some old mine shafts throughout the area so there is great danger here walking around at nighttime, which is one of our concerns,” said Chief Chris […]

  • Block Party Spreads Anti-Violence Message In Williamsport

    WILLIAMSPORT — An annual block party in Williamsport attracted thousands of people Wednesday night for free food, drinks and fun. The event has been a tradition for more than 20 years. “There’s a lot of people here. There’s a lot of games and fun stuff and bouncy houses,” said Asia Ceaser of Williamsport. This year’s celebration on Cherry Street in the city, sponsored by Antioch Baptist Church, also had a message of anti-violence. The past few weeks alone have brought stabbings, […]

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    Judge Upholds Sentence For Convicted Poconos Murderer

    PIKE COUNTY — A federal judge has ruled she will not overturn the sentence of a convicted murderer from the Poconos. Gregory Alan Rowe is locked up, serving two life sentences for murdering a 17-year-old and her 7-month-old daughter in Pike County in 2004. Rowe petitioned to have his sentence overturned two years ago, but a judge has refused that request. Rowe was sentenced to serve two life sentences for murdering his ex-girlfriend Kristin Fisher, 17, and her daughter Kaylee, […]

  • Attorney General Charges Embarrassing for Area?

    SUNBURY — The besieged state attorney general continues to face mounting criticism and pressure to resign her position, after being charged criminally last week with perjury and obstruction of justice. Kathleen Kane, a Scranton native, is the second elected state attorney general to be criminally charged. Both officials are from Lackawanna County, which some say casts embarrassment over the area. “I’m almost sure they’re both from the Scranton area up there, so that sure doesn’t make Scranton look very good […]

  • Two Charged With Starting Scranton Blaze After Smoking Spice

    SCRANTON — Scranton police arrested and charged two people in connection with a blaze Wednesday night at a rooming house on Capouse Avenue in the city. The building partially collapsed and had to be demolished and more than 20 people were left homeless. Denise Raymond and Joseph Bergamino were charged with a criminal mischief and several counts of reckless endangerment. Investigators said the couple admitted to smoking the drug ‘spice,’ getting high and accidentally setting the fire in the rooming […]

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    Local Attorneys, Including Former PA Attorney General React To Kane Controversy

    LACKAWANNA COUNTY—Pennsylvania Attorney General and Scranton native Kathleen Kane faces criminal charges, including perjury and obstruction of justice. Two attorneys from Lackawanna County, including a former state attorney general, are reacting to the situation. Ernest Preate was a state attorney general who pleaded guilty to mail fraud and served time behind bars in the 90s for campaign contribution violations. He resigned and served time in prison. Preate is now an attorney in Lackawanna County. “I think if she’s convicted she’s […]

  • Hazleton Hookah Lounge Closed

    HAZLETON — Hazleton city officials shuttered a hookah lounge Wednesday. Xtacy Hookah Lounge on East Diamond Avenue was boarded up as fire and police crews blocked off part of the road. Using a translator, the city’s chief of police spoke with the owner. “I just want to make sure he knows he cannot go in this business and he cannot operate this business until it’s abated through the city,” said Chief Frank DeAndrea. City officials say the owner of the […]

  • Crews Battle Flames in Scranton

    SCRANTON — Flames broke out at a building in Scranton Wednesday night. Crews were called out around 8 p.m. to the place on Capouse Avenue in Scranton. Heavy smoke could be seen pouring into the sky as firefighters battled the flames. Part of the building collapsed. The four-story building used to house the Doghouse Saloon. Before that, it was the Clubhouse bar, a nuisance bar that was shut down in 2006. City officials said the place had apartments were being […]


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