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
  • Governor Thanks PennDOT Workers In Person

    PITTSTON TOWNSHIP — Governor Wolf made a special stop at a PennDOT facility in Pittston Township Friday, to thank crews for all their hard work during this week’s winter storm. “I declared the highest level of emergency you can declare in Pennsylvania and as a result, these folks worked long areas, they worked overtime to clean our streets and roads, I had a team come up from Pittsburgh to Stroudsburg, from Erie to Scranton from southwest to the Lehigh Valley,” […]

  • Slammed By Snow In Susquehanna County

    SUSQUEHANNA — In the borough of Susquehanna, Mother Nature dumped more than 30 inches of snow. “Crazy, absolutely crazy, too much, too much,” said Terry Irwin of Susquehanna, who spent the entire day using his snow thrower. Its taken days for folks to shovel and snow throw and plow their way out. “It’s too much, I’m tired already,” said Brandon Slater of Susquehanna. It’s been a frustrating time for Dwayne Acosta who says his driveway in Susquehanna borough has been […]

  • Winter Storm Slams Lackawanna and Wyoming Counties

    LACKAWANNA COUNTY — Conditions on Tuesday were too much even for a PennDOT truck, stuck along the side of Interstate 81 in Lackawanna County. A bus was stranded alongside the interstate as well, with passengers waiting in the cold. Other vehicles were scarce on the highways. The winter storm slammed the area in and around Clarks Summit, dumping more than two feet of snow. Almost every business was dark and closed. Sheetz in South Abington Township became the only spot […]

  • Snow Squalls Wreak Havoc in NEPA

    LUZERNE COUNTY—Snow squalls moved quickly through the Northeastern and Central Pennsylvania Friday, causing white out conditions on roadways.  Lanes of Interstate 81 north and southbound were closed for hours near Hazleton because of two crashes that left vehicles piled up.  “I don’t know what’s on, it doesn’t look like we’re going anywhere in a hurry,” said driver Kenneth Schoff of New York State.  “I’m just hoping whatever happened up there, everyone’s alright,” said another driver caught in the traffic backlog. […]

  • In Luzerne County, Dump Truck Destruction

    EXETER TOWNSHIP — Michael Hughes told neighbors in Harding that he couldn’t get his dump truck into gear before smashing into three parked vehicles. Two of those vehicles hit and damaged houses. “We heard a loud boom, thinking there was an accident out front, obviously opened the door, saw my car pinned against the house here,” said Sean Gibson. State police arrested Hughes. Troopers say he was driving drunk and likely speeding when he left Route 92 before 7 a.m. […]

  • PennDOT To Help Fight Human Trafficking

    MONROE COUNTY — State officials say workers at PennDOT Driver License Centers will soon be trained to spot victims of human trafficking and call for help. “I’m so happy about that, that they’re taking a step up for this and they will be training some of their people who are front line to recognize some of the signs of human trafficking,” said Angelique Labadie-Cihanowyz. She is an assistant pastor at Stroudsburg Wesleyan Church and runs Mission Possible: Help End Trafficking. […]

  • End of the Road for Great Pottsville Cruise

    POTTSVILLE — It’s a summertime tradition for many. The second Saturday of August brings the Great Pottsville Cruise, a collection of classic cars, raffles, vendors and more to benefit the Pottsville Lions Club. “It was billed as the largest rolling car cruise on the East Coast. This event in the last 20 years has raised over a million dollars for local charity,” said Edward Hurst, a co-chair of the event. This summer would have been the 24th annual cruise, but […]

  • Update: Police Arrest Man Wanted for Neglecting, Stealing from Woman in His Care

    MIFFLINVILLE — Police have arrested a man they say is to blame for a horrible case of neglect and a bizarre case of theft and fraud. Officers arrested Michael Kreckie in Hollidaysburg late Monday night. Marilee Miller died in 2015 at Balanced Care at Bloomsburg. She was 77-years old. The Columbia County coroner said the cause of death was cancer and pneumonia complications. “Beautiful person, she was my first grade teacher, very lovable,” said Jeff Bachman, a neighbor. Miller was […]

  • Snow Squalls Bring White Out Conditions Across Susquehanna County

    SUSQUEHANNA COUNTY — Snow squalls rolled through Susquehanna County throughout the day Friday, bringing white out conditions on some roadways, including Interstate 81. Near Montrose, the squalls also left behind a coating of snow, enough to stick and stay. “I’m just looking forward to spring because this is ridiculous now!” said Alicia Beardsley of Montrose. The squalls caught some off guard. “We were four-wheeling,” said Lily Sipel of Lititz. “I mean it wasn’t bad at first then we went in the […]

  • Crash in New Jersey Ties up Traffic into Pennsylvania

    INTERSTATE 80 –For hours traffic on Interstate 80 Westbound in New Jersey near the Pennsylvania border was at a standstill. New Jersey State Police say a crash just before 2 p.m. left two troopers injured with “non-life threatening injuries.” “We’re trying to get to Kalahari with the girls. We got them early from school, trying to make it to Kalahari for a trip for them. And now we’ve been here for an hour and 45 minutes,” said Whitney Jacobus of […]

  • Lovesick Amphibians Close Road in Poconos

    MIDDLE SMITHFIELD TOWNSHIP — Love is in the air in Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. Part of River Road is closed overnight so drivers don’t squash spotted salamanders, wood frogs, and spring peepers on their way to breed. “They’re actually coming. If you can see, behind us is the forest, and that’s where they spend their winter, and then they come out of those grounds just when the conditions are right,” said Park Ranger Kathleen Sandt. The National Park […]

  • Community Says Goodbye To Local Grocery Store With Tears, Hugs

    FACTORYVILLE — There aren’t many places where you can get your bread and milk with a hug, but for decades, people have been doing just that at Ray’s Supermarket in Factoryville–mostly from Tammy Migliori, who’s worked at the store for decades. “I’m gonna miss this though. This has been home for 25 years,” she said. In the end, it seems what people loved about this Ray’s–the small size–is why it was forced to close. Local school kids made a sign […]