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.

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    Business Owner Gives Woman ‘Second Chance,’ Says She Stole From Him

    CLINTON TOWNSHIP — Dan Droppa has owned Aldenville Log and Lumber in Wayne County for a decade, but he says what’s happened to him is one of the worst things he’s ever experienced. “It’s just a hard, miserable thing to go through, but it had to be done.” Jeannie Brooks of Prompton is charged with stealing more than $23,000 from Droppa’s company during the time two-and-a-half years she worked there. “I blame myself, but she was so clever in doing the books and everything […]


    Smoke Seen All Over Wyoming Valley

    Smoke billowed across the Wyoming Valley Thursday afternoon, drifting miles north. The smoky haze came from a brush fire in lower Luzerne County and a controlled burn in Carbon County, according to fire officials. “So much smoke coming this way, like you couldn’t even really breathe. Seriously, my eyes were blurry. I was asking them, ‘is there smoke out here or is it just being blurry?’ and it was blurry to your face,” said Tarchsa Wallace of Scranton. People from […]

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    Brush Fires Cover Luzerne, Lackawanna Valleys in Smoke

    HAZLE TOWNSHIP — Brush fires burning in Luzerne County are creating smoky conditions in a large area of Lackawanna and Luzerne Counties. A huge cloud of smoke covered most of the Wyoming and Lackawanna valleys Thursday afternoon. The smoke apparently started from two brush fires near Hazleton, but made it as far as Lackawanna County. A fire started sometime during school hours Thursday at the Hazleton Career Center. Crews do not yet know what caused the fire. Firefighters believe a […]

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    Technology Helps Boost Greek Food Festival in Wilkes-Barre

    WILKES-BARRE — The Greek Food Festival is underway at the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church in the Diamond City. “Our area is really into Greek food. I have many friends who are really excited about it,” said Nicole Denicola, a church member. What started in 2007 as a small church fundraiser has grown very popular. Now, it’s held twice a year and thousands flock for the food. Pre-orders came in a week in advance. “I’m actually a member at the church. […]

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    In Poconos, Swastika ‘End of Days’ Message in Housing Community

    PALMYRA TOWNSHIP — People living in one community in the Poconos are searching for a vandal who spray-painted a swastika and a message overnight. The swastika and words “The End Is Near” were left on the ground near a covered bridge in Woodledge Village, a housing community near Hawley. “This morning when I came in the office, there were all kinds of messages about the graffiti. I thought it was disgusting, in plain English, so I went and got a […]

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    Shrubnapping Caper in Lackawanna County

    SOUTH ABINGTON TOWNSHIP — “It’s crazy! It’s crazy! I mean did they just grab the bag and rip it out of the ground? I don’t know.” Lauren Elliott is director of the Abington Regional Wastewater Authority in South Abington Township in Lackawanna County. The facility has undergone upgrades over the past three years and the final phase was just completed. There’s new landscaping in the front, a new sign, new fountain, and new shrubs. That is until this weekend when […]

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    Trump’s Taco Tweet Gets Strong Reactions

    DICKSON CITY — One presidential candidate’s tweet is getting plenty of attention this Cinco de Mayo. La Tonalteca in Dickson City was packed with people, young and old, celebrating Cinco de Mayo. “We come here every Cinco de Mayo, we love it here, the food id great, we have a good time. It’s been a tradition for many years,” said John Brudnicki of Taylor. “I think the American people have embraced this holiday, so it’s fun so we have a good […]

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    Keeping Hope Alive For NuWeld Workers in Williamsport

    WILLIAMSPORT — Ted Cruz dropped out of the presidential race less than two weeks after campaigning in Williamsport at a company that deals with natural gas. On Wednesday, that company went out of business. During Cruz’s town hall at NuWeld Incorporated, he discussed jobs and the economy. Then just one day after Cruz dropped out of the race, NuWeld went out of business. NuWeld–a welding, engineering, and fabrication company–dealt with the gas industry which has been on the decline. The […]

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    Rain, Rain, Keep the Gypsy Moths Away!

    HANOVER TOWNSHIP — It’s been a rainy start to the month of May and while that may be bad news for some, forestry officials say it’s good news for folks dealing with gypsy moths. Experts say the rain can slow the growth of the pesky creatures and help germinate spores of a disease-causing fungus that kills gypsy moths. Folks living in part of Hanover Township near Nanticoke in Luzerne County know all too well the toll gypsy moths can take. […]

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    Wind of Controversy Blows In Carbon County Over Proposed Turbines

    CARBON COUNTY — Residents living in one part of Carbon County are up in arms over proposed wind turbines near their homes. “I’ve worked two and three jobs my whole life to afford to live in this neighborhood where it’s peaceful and tranquil and quiet, where I want to grow old and retire and die here,” said Dan Towne of Towamensing Township, who lives in Beltzville Lake Estates. Atlantic Wind, a division of Iberdrola Renewables, is proposing a plan for […]


    Wildfire Still Burning In Poconos, But Rain Could Help

    BARRETT TOWNSHIP — It has been one week since two brush fires were sparked in the Poconos, and still fire crews battle the flames. The good news is rainy, cool weather is in the forecast, and crews hope the conditions help them douse the last of the flames. “We actually have a meteorologist on this incident and a specialist called a fire behavior analyst, and both of those individuals really keep track of the weather, how the weather affects fire behavior,” said Cecile Stetler, […]

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    Matt Sandusky, Jerry’s Adopted Son, Speaks About Child Sex Abuse

    LEWISBURG — Matt Sandusky, the adopted son of Jerry Sandusky, spoke to a crowd at Lewisburg Area High School Wednesday night. It was the first time he’s been asked to speak in the Keystone State since the Jerry Sandusky child sex scandal erupted. Prior to the talk, a man was taken out of the auditorium by police yelling, “This is what happens when you try to tell the truth.” Some in the audience applauded. Matthew Sandusky says he suffered child […]


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