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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    Elder Abuse or Respecting Last Wishes?

    MAHANOY CITY — A couple is charged with murder after investigators say they neglected a 77-year-old woman to death. They were supposed to be caring for the woman. Authorities in Schuylkill County say that Elaine Latshaw, 77, was left alone in a room to die in a Mahanoy City home last August. One year later, serious charges are filed against her son and his girlfriend. Dorothy Robinson, 53, and her boyfriend John Latshaw Jr., 57, of Mahanoy City say they’re not […]

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    Welcoming the World to South Williamsport

    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT — The Little League World Series draws athletes and fans from near and far. It’s the biggest sporting event of the year in South Williamsport. “We’ve been watching for years on television and decided to come up and see it in person,” said Alvin Riegel of Port Carbon. There are teams from all over the United States and fans flocking to follow them. “Very nice, friendly. People were coming and going, very busy, lot of people,” said Leona […]

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    In Columbia County, Trumping Up Big Business

    BRIAR CREEK TOWNSHIP — A shop in Columbia County is trumping up big business because of Donald Trump’s presidential bid. DeFebo’s Graphics, Signs and Apparel in Briar Creek Township is hard to miss, with giant Trump cut-outs out front, an electronic Trump sign, and more than a dozen colorful Trump signs. It has become a Trump store, of sorts. “It’s nonstop every day. I have people saying we should advertise as a Trump store because people are coming from Dallas, […]

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    Kathleen Kane: Fall from Grace

    SCRANTON — Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane is resigning after a jury convicted her of perjury and obstruction of justice. Kane is a native of Scranton and people in her hometown have mixed reactions to the past 48 hours. It is a stunning fall from grace for the first female elected attorney general in Pennsylvania. People we spoke with say she was once the pride of the Electric City, but no more. Kane was found guilty of all charges Monday, […]

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    Detention Officer Charged With Assaulting Juvenile In Scranton

    SCRANTON — Anthony Capone of Dunmore is charged with harassment and assault after detectives say Capone hurt a 13 year old at the Lackawanna County Juvenile Detention Center in Scranton. Capone, 64, is a detention officer there. Detectives say on July 31 around 11 p.m., Capone checked on the teen in his bed. That’s when video surveillance shows Capone putting a chair in the teen’s doorway and reading the Bible out loud. The teen said he asked Capone to stop […]

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    After Chase and Crash in Monroe County, Remembering Khalil

    POCONO TOWNSHIP—The driver of a vehicle that crashed Thursday morning in Pocono Township has died. Seventeen-year old Khalil Carrington was a recent graduate of Pocono Mountain East High School. “I’m heartbroken. He was like everything to me, he was my best friend, he was just everything to me,” said Samantha Hernanzez of Stroudsburg. “He was amazing, smart and so funny, and he knew how to make everybody happy, he knew how to put a smile on everyone’s face,” she added. […]

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    Luzerne County Man Known For Notorious Escape Attempt Back In Jail

    LUZERNE COUNTY — A man known for trying to escape the Luzerne County Correctional Facility with killer Hugo Selenski in 2003 has been captured again, this time for other crimes. Duryea police with help from other agencies arrested Scott Bolton Thursday at a house on McApline Street in Duryea. Stacy Stackhouse of Duryea was also arrested, charged with trespassing and hiding Bolton, a fugitive, from police. “Wow, that’s unbelievable, I’m happy that they finally got them in custody, they are […]

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    Selenski’s Escape Accomplice Nabbed Again in Duryea

    DURYEA — The man who tried to escape the Luzerne County jail with notorious killer Hugo Selenski back in 2003 has been caught after being on the run for a separate incident since June. The fugitive, Scott Bolton, is now in cuffs after being caught on the second story roof of a home in Duryea. Bolton and and a woman, Stacy Stackhouse, were arrested by Duryea police and U.S. Marshalls. Bolton has been on the run since June, accused of […]

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    Luzerne County D.A. Sounds Alarm About Powerful Drug

    LUZERNE COUNTY— The Luzerne County District Attorney is warning first responders, police and others to be on the lookout for a powerful new drug, Carfentanil. “We are seeing so many different types of drugs being brought into our communities. Drugs that are so lethal one use of it could kill someone so it is truly an epidemic right now,” said D.A. Stefanie Salavantis. “If they see signs that this may potentially be this drug, or an overdose from this drug, […]

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    After Back Mountain Crash, Woman’s Death Ruled Homicide

    KINGSTON TOWNSHIP— Janeen Seitz of Shavertown is dead after a weekend crash near Dallas and her fiancé may soon face charges related to her death. Kingston Township police say Seitz died when the SUV she was a passenger in crashed into a tree Saturday night off Manor Drive in the township. Christopher Tirpak was behind the wheel. Police believe alcohol was a factor in the crash. Tuesday, Seitz’s death was ruled a homicide, the result of traumatic injuries. “We heard […]

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    Aggravation at Airport in Luzerne County

    AVOCA — A global computer system outage left hundreds of thousands of Delta customers stranded at airports Monday. At the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport, no travelers were camped out, but there was frustration and some aggravation at the Delta counter. “Just found out that it was canceled so now I’m just trying to scramble and figure out where I go from here,” said Sierra Ferreira of Arizona. “People depend on these flights to get home and I think it’s tough when […]

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    Woman’s Death in Wilkes-Barre Ruled Homicide

    WILKES-BARRE — Investigators are now calling a death investigation in Wilkes-Barre a homicide case. The body of Eileen Riley, 77, was discovered in the basement of her home around 8:15 p.m. Thursday. Police say they are following leads and looking for a man who may be responsible. Those who knew her say Riley was a kind woman, the type of neighbor you want to have. “Eileen was a very nice person, kind, very talkable. We always helped each other out,” […]