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
  • Hundreds Gather in Schuylkill Haven for Crash Victim

    SCHUYLKILL HAVEN — Hundreds of people gathered at a park in Schuylkill Haven Tuesday night to support 22-year-old Caitlin McGarry. The Schuylkill Haven native is in a coma. On April 26, while she was driving near Allentown, another vehicle crossed into her lane and slamming into her. “It’s been in one surgery into the next and very, very slow progress. But everything has been progress and it’s been hopeful,” said Caitlin’s brother, Kyle McGarry. Caitlin McGarry was a star high […]

  • Historic Race in Wayne County

    WAYNE COUNTY — In Wayne County, the race for judge for Court of Common Pleas is historic. There are signs and billboards all over for the candidates: Janine Edwards, the first female district attorney in the county and Pam Wilson, a Honesdale attorney. “It’s the big talker around the water cooler, certainly. It’s dividing people, but hopefully, it will bring people together towards the end,” said Joe Kelly of Honesdale. The winner of the race replaces retiring President Judge Raymond […]

  • The Story Behind Viral Pic From Dunmore

    DUNMORE — They say a picture is worth a thousand words. This one seems to be: words of help doing what’s right, and words of thanks and kindness. Last Friday, 17-year old Dunmore junior Lavar Allen was getting ready for his prom, but he couldn’t figure out how to tie his tie. “I asked my mom if she could help me with my tie and she didn’t know how, my step-dad was busy so I went walking around to ask […]

  • On The Run: Police In Wyoming County Continue Search For Escaped Prisoner And Boyfriend

    TUNKHANNOCK — Police in Wyoming County continue to search for 27-year old Chelsea Robinson of Montrose and her boyfriend, 32-year old Shane Macnamee. The two are wanted on escape and conspiracy charges. Tunkhannock police say last Friday, Robinson was in custody, her hands cuffed behind her back, walking with adult probation officers from the courthouse in Tunkhannock to the nearby jail when a vehicle pulled up, a door opened, and Robinson bolted, jumping in and taking off. Police believe Macnamee […]

  • Schuylkill Mall to Close

    NEW CASTLE TOWNSHIP — The Schuylkill Mall is closing. Tenants got the news Tuesday they have 60 to 90 days to close up shop. “I just came up today for a haircut, they told me that the tenants have 90 days to vacate and they’re going to demolish the whole place. The new owner has big plans I guess and unfortunately, mall management isn’t one of them,” said John Lokitis of Ashland. The news does not come as a surprise […]

  • Fire Destroys Centuries-Old Home in Lycoming County

    ANTHONY TOWNSHIP — Fire destroyed a home near Salladasburg Monday afternoon. Fire quickly ripped through the home on Water Company Road, and crews say part of it collapsed while they battled flames from outside. Neighbors watched as the place went up in smoke. “It was bad. It must have had a pretty good start. Until somebody saw it because it sits back in and it’s really hard to see. Linda, their daughter, was up here and she said it was […]

  • PSU Students React After Fraternity and Members Charged With Death

    STATE COLLEGE — This is a weekend of celebration in State College for family and friends and soon-to-be graduates of Penn State University. But in the midst of all this come criminal charges against 18 fraternity members and a fraternity itself for a hazing death. “That’s pretty horrible, that goes without saying. I’m glad something is being done,” said Susan Amidon, a Penn State senior from Bethlehem. Prosecutors say in February, Timothy Piazza, 19, of New Jersey died after a […]

  • At Brand New Farmers Market, Some Concern About Chilly May Weather

    SOUTH ABINGTON TOWNSHIP — Thursday was opening day of the brand new Hillside Park Farmers Market in South Abington Township, Lackawanna County. But the gloomy, chilly, drizzly weather wasn’t what everyone was hoping for. “I think the nicer weather would definitely have brought more people. I think a lot of people are thinking, ‘Oh, who wants to be at a farmers market when it’s cold and windy?” said Kristina Hess of Forks Farm in Orangeville, Columbia County. Vendors and shoppers […]

  • Community Angry After Tombstones Toppled in Cemetery

    EAST UNION TOWNSHIP — More than half a dozen tombstones were knocked over at St. John’s Lutheran Church cemetery in Schuylkill County and police are searching for the vandals. The cemetery is in a quiet spot behind the church in the village of Brandonville and atop a hill. “There hasn’t been any vandalism back at that church ever since I remember, and I’m here all my life. Nothing like that happens much around here. It’s a quiet neighborhood, nobody around,” […]

  • Achoo! A (Longer) Allergy Season Is Here

    LYCOMING COUNTY — Spring is in the air and so is pollen…a lot of it. “This allergy season may seem to be worse because we’ve had warmer weather, and that means the trees are pollinating earlier and for longer,” said Dr. Yoon Mi Kim, a Geisinger allergist. A longer allergy season means more people can be affected for a longer period of time. “It just seems like this year is extremely bad. I mean, I know my one daughter, within […]

  • Strong Storm Slams Clinton County

    CLINTON COUNTY — People are dealing with storm damage and power outages in Clinton County after a storm hit hard and hit fast Part of a tree came down on a property in the village of Mackeyville. Flares warned drivers of the hazard. “Came very quick and very strong, a lot of strong winds with it, lot of rain, couldn’t see maybe 20 feet in front of you,” said George Toner of Lamar Township. “Scary and like he said, it […]

  • At MDA Ball, Black and Blue For Green

    PLAINS TOWNSHIP— The 17th Black and Blue Ball in Luzerne County drew a crowd of hundreds to this ballroom at Mohegan Sun Pocono. There were live and silent auctions, raffles too, on jewelry, trips, sports memorabilia and more. “The thing that always makes me feel excited about this event is you know your money is going to stay local. You’re going to see these people in and around your community and i think that’s what’s really exciting,” said Destinee Deely […]