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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.

Recent Articles
  • Two Northwest Area Employees Charged With Hurting Students

    HUNTINGTON TOWNSHIP—State police have just charged 56-year old Scotty Kline of Benton and 68-year old Susan Bobersky of Shickshinny with crimes related to hurting two young boys. According to an online profile, Kline has been an elementary school teacher at Northwest Area for more than a decade. Troopers say in May, Kline grabbed a 9-year old boy by the arm in school and pushed him roughly up against a wall, hurting the child. State police say the injury was photographed […]

  • West Pittston Flood Victims Talk About Hurricane Harvey

    WEST PITTSTON—Thousands have been devastated, more than 20 are dead and the floodwaters continue to rage in Texas. It’s an unprecedented storm. In the months to come, there will be struggles to make repairs and rebuild. It’s something Bob Trusavage of West Pittston knows a lot about: the hopelessness of being a flood victim. His home was ravaged by flooding in 2011. “You have the most hopeless feeling you could ever have, it’s almost worthy of losing your mind because […]

  • Baking up a Storm to Help Hurricane Victims

    DUNMORE — Lola Dessert Shoppe in Dunmore is full of jewel colored sweets called macarons, a French dessert that comes in all sorts of flavors. But at this shop, there are now special red, white, and blue ones on sale to benefit victims of Hurricane Harvey. “I have family in Texas right now. Luckily they weren’t affected as bad as some people but just watching the news, I wanted to do something,” said shop owner and baker Kallista Pluciennik. Pluciennik […]

  • Sisters’ Food Stand Raises Money for Police Chief in Need

    PORT CARBON — Sisters Lily, 7, and Ava, 9, and some friends were selling hot dogs and baked goods like pros in front of their Port Carbon home Monday afternoon. And they did it for a special cause. Their daddy is a police officer in Port Carbon and his officer-in-charge, Joe Ferraro, nicknamed “Dutchie” is battling cancer for the second time. “Chief Ferraro has cancer. He’s trying to beat it for the second time, and his family can’t keep paying […]

  • Cutting Sugary Drinks at Geisinger

    MAHONING TOWNSHIP — Geisinger Health System is shortening its name to just Geisinger and come January 1, all Geisinger facilities are cutting sugary drinks. Sugar-sweetened drinks will not be available in the vending machines, in the cafeterias, or any Geisinger food facility. “Ironically enough, I’m actually a dental student, so I’m all for it, yeah! I mean I think it’s good. Especially from a hospital standpoint to make that initiative. I think it could help people in the long run,” […]

  • Blue Ribbon Stretch of Weather at Northumberland County Fair

    ROCKEFELLER TOWNSHIP — They call it the “Biggest Little Fair in PA.” It’s the 18th annual Northumberland County Fair near Sunbury. The fair features free admission, free parking, and free entertainment. “It’s nice. It’s a nice little get-together, gathering for everyone,” said Rita Adams of Sunbury. There’s the usual fair fare with food, rides, games, animal exhibits, and sale items. This year’s fair also boasts a near perfect weather forecast. Every day in the mid-70s, sunshine, blue skies, low humidity […]

  • Storms Hit Little League World Series

    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT — The rain came throughout late Tuesday afternoon at the Little League Complex in South Williamsport. Sometimes a sprinkle, sometimes a downpour that sent people running for cover. Crews covered fields to keep them dry. At Bricker’s Famous French Fries, workers have been through storms here before. They know the drill. “One thing we have to do is close the doors, shut off the hood system and the fryers, probably turn the fryers off. Turn the gas off,” said […]

  • Scranton Crime Spree Caught on Camera

    SCRANTON — Scranton police are searching for the people responsible for a crime spree at Russo and DeMaio Blacktopping on Diamond Avenue. UPDATE TUESDAY: Scranton police have taken three juveniles into custody in connection with the thefts and break-ins. Surveillance video shows the trio breaking into the business Sunday night and stealing vehicles and tools through Monday morning. The business owners say the video shows the crooks hanging around for more than six hours. “They got here at 9 o’clock […]

  • Local Pilots In Air Show

    LUZERNE COUNTY — For the first time in 17 years, the sky above the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport will be filled with exciting sights and sounds for an air show. “We’ve been going to this air show since I think 1988 until 2000 and it’s something that we missed, everybody in this valley is looking for it,” said Jason Kuna of Dupont. “I remember it as a kid and my husband loves working at the airport and he loves planes so […]

  • Son Accused of Swindling Elderly Father

    BLACK CREEK TOWNSHIP — A son has been charged with swindling nearly $20,000 from his elderly father in Luzerne County. Michael Kuchinsky, 29, is charged with theft, forgery, failure to make payments, and unauthorized use of a vehicle. State police say Kuchinsky was stealing from his 75-year-old father, a war veteran who is in a nursing facility. “When you have unfortunately a perpetrator who helps themselves to an older adult’s money, assets, finances or property and there is a law being […]

  • Sandy Wreck On Interstate 80 Causes Traffic Delays

    TANNERSVILLE — It was a sandy wreck on interstate 80 Westbound just a few miles from the Tannersville exit that had traffic backed up for miles Tuesday afternoon. A truck hauling sand crashed. State police shut down one lane and traffic quickly backed up for more than 6 miles. “Right after you pass one exit and the cop is heading towards you, that’s when it stops dead in its tracks and I just crawled to my exit,” said Lorraine Grodio […]

  • UPDATE: I-80 in Monroe County Reopens after Truck Wreck

    MONROE COUNTY — A truck hauling sand wrecked on Interstate 80 in Monroe County, leaving sand all over the highway. The truck rolled on Interstate 80 west about two miles from the Tannersville exit around 2 p.m. Tuesday. The interstate was down to one lane while crews worked to clean everything up. That left traffic backed up for more than six miles westbound. Nearby Routes 611 and 33 north were parking lots, too. We talked with some drivers who were […]