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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.

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    World Cup Excitement in Scranton

    SCRANTON—The 2014 FIFA World Cup is underway. This is the 20th annual international mens soccer competition. It happens every four years. Kildare’s Irish Pub in Scranton is showing all the games and fans are flocking. “World Cup, every four years, it’s pretty much like the Olympics but for just soccer. I get really excited about it. I know a lot of people are excited about it,” said James Finkernagel of Kildare’s Irish Pub. “There’s a lot of soccer leagues around […]

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    Schuylkill County Prisoner Caught

    SCHUYLKILL COUNTY — State, local and county authorities began a manhunt Friday afternoon after a Schuylkill County prisoner escaped. Authorities said Jessie Wolfe of Schuylkill Haven was being escorted from the county courthouse in Pottsville across the street to the prison when he took off running. Wolfe was wearing a prison jumpsuit, with his hands cuffed together. Wolfe was locked up at the Schuylkill County prison in Pottsville, accused of leading police in Schuylkill Haven on a chase earlier this […]

  • Two Charged With Theft In Schuylkill County

    EAST NORWEGIAN TOWNSHIP — Two people were charged in Schuylkill County Thursday with stealing thousands from their former employer. Larry Sweigert and Sandra Eggers, both of Enola, have been charged with theft, accused of taking thousands from Boardman Brothers Motor Car Company near Pottsville. “I’m not surprised at all, always suspected something was going on because nothing was ever right. He kept everything so secret. All the paperwork in his office, checkbook, everything, and basically the guy was cooking the […]

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    Saint Clair School Programs Suspended, Teachers Furloughed

    SAINT CLAIR—The Saint Clair Area Elementary and Middle School serves kids from kindergarten through 8th grade. Wednesday night the school board adopted a 10 million dollar budget, furloughed a dozen teachers and suspended several special programs. This year, school officials struggled with a budget shortfall of about a million dollars. At a packed school board meeting, they made some cuts. As part of the budget, the board approved a tax hike, which would mean 34 dollars more per year for […]

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    Orwigsburg Reacts To Army Captain’s Death

    ORWIGSBURG— Military officials said Tuesday that 29-year-old Army Captain Jason Jones of Orwigsburg has died. According to the Department of Defense, he died Monday after a small arms fight near Jalalabad, Afghanistan “It really makes you appreciate what you have. We’re playing and all the boys are having a good time, a real exciting game and it really just makes you appreciate what you have knowing there are people out there who are fighting for us like that,” said Bill […]

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    Carnival Rescued By Community in Turbotville

    TURBOTVILLE—The Turbotville Area Community Carnival kicked off Monday night. The carnival in Turbotville has been a tradition since the 1930’s. “We come over probably every night, especially for Randy’s hot sausage,” laughed John Wolfe, a Turbotville Area Lions Club member. “It’s fantastic, I hope it does real good, I really do. And I think it will because the community really is behind it,” said Carl Heiss of Turbotville. The Warrior Run Area Fire Department ran the carnival for years, but […]

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    Two Bodies Discovered At Two Fire Scenes in Schuylkill County

    SCHUYLKILL COUNTY—Fire and rescue crews had a busy day Friday after two bodies were found at two fire scenes just miles from each other. Investigators said the first call was to a home on South Shue String Lane in South Manheim Township, near Schuylkill Haven. Flames destroyed the home. State police said the body of 46-year-old Gerald Hale was found in the front yard of his property. The coroner said hale had a gunshot wound to the chest. Investigators said […]


    In Lewisburg, A Picnic To Raise Awareness

    LEWISBURG—In Lewisburg, it was a pretty good night for a picnic. “It’s nice that we can just hang out and yeah, we’re happy to be here,” said Tasha Hall of Lewisburg. “It’s nice to be part of a community and see, yeah, see a lot of friendly faces,” agreed Matt Lamparter of Lewisburg. At Soldiers Memorial Park, overlooking the Susquehanna River, there were picnickers and food trucks Thursday night. The event was organized by the Lewisburg Downtown and Neighborhoods organizations […]

  • Emergency Bridge Work Causes Major Delays

    LUZERNE COUNTY—Interstate 81 northbound in Luzerne County was at a standstill in some spots during Wednesday afternoon. Thousands of drivers were caught by surprise by emergency bridge work, which closed a lane near the Pittston exit. A PennDOT spokesperson said a hole opened up suddenly on a bridge in Jenkins Township. “I was using my GPS so it said there was a delay but I didn’t know how long it would be or what the reason was and it said […]

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    No Death Penalty in Cab Driver Killing

    SCRANTON — State law prohibits the Lackawanna County District Attorney from seeking the death penalty in a case of a teenager accused of murdering a cab driver last week. Aazis Richardson, 16,  of Washburn Street in Scranton is charged with murder, robbery and other charges. According to investigators, Richardson thought the cabbie, Vincent Darbenzio was cheating him by taking the long way to his destination, so Richardson said he shot Darbenzio twice in the back of the head. “That’s what […]

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    Memorial Day Camping

    LUZERNE COUNTY– It was a bit of a soggy start for the holiday weekend at Frances Slocum State Park in Luzerne County, but the forecast for the weekend is looking good. Folks have packed campgrounds like Frances Slocum State Park. “Looking forward to it, we’re hoping the pool is going to be open. We brought our swimsuits and everything so should be a good family weekend,” said John Stephenson of Wilkes-Barre. For many, camping on Memorial Day weekend is a […]

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    Hail Hits Montour County Hard

    MONTOUR COUNTY — “It was eerie. I never saw anything really like it before, and then all of a sudden it just broke loose and hail from everywhere.” People who live near Danville said it was around 3 p.m. Thursday when the storm hit, and when it did, they said it seemed unreal. “Started out small and got bigger and bigger, probably golf ball size hail, and then it got to, some of them were softball size hail,” said Steve […]