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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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    UPDATE: Displaced Residents Returning Home, Suspect Still Not Caught

    BARRETT TOWNSHIP — Emergency shelters set up for residents of Barrett and Price Townships who were not allowed back into their homes are closed and those people were allowed back home. Roads were blocked off Thursday night as police continue to search for Eric Frein, now one of the 10 most wanted fugitives in the country. Local, state, and federal members of law enforcement gathered in a parking lot not far from Frein’s home in Canadensis after they got information […]

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    Paying Respect to Fallen Trooper

    SCRANTON — Thousands showed up for a public viewing for Corporal Bryon Dickson. It began with a procession that included several dozen state police vehicles through Dunmore, which Cpl. Dickson called home. From there his flag-draped casket was taken to the rotunda at Marywood University in Lackawanna County Wednesday afternoon. Starting at 3 p.m., police, first responders, and people from the community stood in line waiting to pay their respects to Cpl. Dickson and his family. State police from Massachusetts, […]

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    State Police Name Suspect In Trooper Slaying

    BLOOMING GROVE TOWNSHIP — State police announced arrest warrants for a suspect in the fatal shooting of a trooper over the weekend. Investigators said Eric Matthew Frein, 31, of Canadensis is a suspect in the killing of Corporal Bryon Dickson and the wounding of Trooper Alex Douglass Friday night outside the Blooming Grove state police barracks. Suspect: Eric Frein. 31 years old of Canadensis. He is considered armed and very dangerous @wnep pic.twitter.com/gq2A64hCVq — Amanda Kelley (@wnepamandak) September 16, 2014 […]

  • Governor Visits Wounded Trooper in Hospital, Fallen Trooper’s Family

    SCRANTON — After being briefed at the state police barracks in Blooming Grove, Governor Tom Corbett met with the family of Corporal Bryon Dickson and visited Trooper Alex Douglass in the hospital Monday afternoon. Governor Corbett spent about 20 minutes with the injured trooper. State police officials said Trooper Douglass is conscious and stable. The governor asked that people continue to respect the trooper’s privacy. A spokesperson for the governor said that prior to his visit with Trooper Douglass in […]

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    UPDATE: One Man in Custody After Deadly Stabbing in Hazleton

    HAZLETON -- Police are investigating a possible stabbing in Hazleton and authorities confirm that the coroner was called to the scene.

  • Man Dies After Being Badly Burned in Wapwallopen

    UPDATE: The Lehigh County Coroner confirmed that Edward Strzelecki passed away Wednesday night due to injuries he received in the fire. WAPWALLOPEN — A man from Wapwallopen was burned by an explosion and fire Wednesday afternoon. Investigators said Strzelecki was burned after an explosion and fire at his garage Wednesday afternoon. “Evidently he was working on the tractor. He was taking gas out of one into another. That’s what they surmised happened,” said the victim’s cousin Joe Kubricki. Family members told […]

  • West Pittston: 3 Years After The Flood

    WEST PITTSTON — “It was terrible. You almost had a nervous breakdown because it was everything you worked for your whole life just sort of vanishes all at once,” said Bob Trusavage of West Pittston. It was a time some people describe as the worst time in their lives. Now, three years later, communities like West Pittston still bear the scars of the flood of 2011. The Trusavage home along the banks of the Susquehanna River was once a single […]

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    Honoring Football Legend “Jazz” In Mount Carmel

    MOUNT CARMEL—For 31 seasons, Joe ‘Jazz’ Diminick was a fixture of Mount Carmel Area football. At one point in his career, he was the winningest coach in Pennsylvania. This summer, at the age of 86, Diminick passed away. Friday night, just before the Mount Carmel Area Red Tornadoes took on the Selinsgrove Seals, the field, where he spent so much time, was named after Diminick. “Oh, a tremendous honor. Jazz was a great guy. I had the privilege of playing […]

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    Troy Police Back At Scene Of Deadly Wreck

    TROY—A small memorial is set up on the side of porter road in Troy, near the intersection of Route 6 which is also known as Elmira Street. It is a small balloon, some flowers and a drawing for a 7-year-old boy killed in a crash. “One of the guys I work with, he was one of the first ones on the scene, he was the second one here when it happened and it’s just very sad,” said Earl Brown, who […]

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    Arrest In Brutal Hazleton Assault

    HAZLE TOWNSHIP — Ronald Tavarez, 27, of Hazleton is charged with simple assault, reckless endangerment and tampering with evidence. He was the first to be arrested in the beating case that left Andrew ‘A. J.’ Goryl severely handicapped. Police found him in the early morning of March 10, 2013 unconscious and bleeding on a dark city street. ”I’m glad they got this guy. It’s been a long time and the police did do the work and they stayed with it […]

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    Fish Away At Lake Jean!

    RICKETTS GLEN STATE PARK — Lake Jean at Ricketts Glen State Park on the border of Sullivan and Luzerne counties is a popular spot for swimmers, boaters and anglers. Next spring, state officials said the serene lake will be drained, so a dam control tower can be replaced. Since that water is being drained, the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission is temporarily lifting all fishing restrictions there,all seasons, sizes and creel limits. “I’ve got to tell my son. I have […]

  • Pittston Tomato Festival Draws Crowds

    PITTSTON — Thousands of people spent Friday night at the Pittston Tomato Festival in Luzerne County. This year is the 31st annual festival celebrating all things tomato. “What does it mean to me? It’s a time to get together, camaraderie, all the community gets together, people from out of town. This is a beautiful town,” said Ross Baccanari of IIII Guys, an Italian food vendor. “Oh, I come for the quality of the people that come around, the community. Especially, […]

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