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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.

Recent Articles

    Search For Missing Man Continues

    NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY — Search officials spent hours stopping drivers along Route 54 in Mount Carmel Township in Northumberland County Monday. They handed out flyers and asked for information about 54-year-old Michael Kenney of Northumberland County. He was last seen jogging on a path in the Weiser State Forest last Wednesday. His car, with the windows down and keys in the ignition, was found in the parking area. “He’s an avid hiker and runner, and we have been focusing on the […]

  • UPDATE: Man Behind Bars for Shooting Niece

    WAYNE COUNTY — State police arrested and charged 51-year old Louis Ogden of South Canaan Township with attempted homicide Friday night. Investigators said Ogden shot his 20-year-old niece, Rebecca Pisall, in the head at his home near Waymart Friday morning. Pisall was airlifted to Geisinger Community Medical Center in Scranton and listed in critical condition. Ogden had nothing to say as he was led from state police barracks near Honesdale late Friday. He is behind bars at Wayne County Prison […]

  • Alleged Nazi Arrested: Jewish Leaders in Scranton React

    SCRANTON — Members of the Jewish community in Scranton are reacting to news of a suspected Nazi guard’s arrest. Johann “Hans” Breyer, 89 years old, was arrested in Philadelphia Tuesday, accused of aiding and abetting the deaths of 216,000 Jews in the concentration camp in Auschwitz, Poland during World War II. “Even thought this man is 89, and you might be tempted to say, ‘Well, you know, gee, isn’t it too late?’ it’s really important to remember and this is […]

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    State Police Investigate Homicide in Monroe County

    CHESTNUTHILL TOWNSHIP—State police said 19-year-old David Crothers is dead. Investigators said he was stabbed in the leg last week at his home on Locust Lane in Chestnuthill Township, Monroe County. Crothers died over the weekend at Pocono Medical Center. His mother told Newswatch 16 Crothers was fighting with his younger brother, 18-year-old Matthew Crothers at the family’s home. She said the argument was about David Crother’s girlfriend. At one point, Gabby Crothers said Matthew stabbed David in the leg, a […]


    Marine Surprises Sister At Hanover Area High School Graduation

    HANOVER TOWNSHIP—There was a special surprise at the Hanover Area High School Friday night. It was an exciting night for all 147 graduates, their friends and families, but it was an especially touching night for one high school grad. “She means the world to me, both of my sisters. Not just one, I have two younger sisters and I love them dearly,” said Cpl. Lawrence Carbohn. Corporal Lawrence Carbohn is a Marine serving in Japan. He has been overseas for […]

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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 […]