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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    Girl Scout Camp Closes After More Than Half A Century

    BRIAR CREEK TOWNSHIP — After more than half a century, a Girl Scout camp in Columbia County is closed for good. Leaders with Girl Scouts in the Heart of Pennsylvania made the announcement Monday night that Camp Louise is closed. “Well, it’s sad because it’s been there a long time and I’m sure there’s a lot of kids will lose out on their summer fun. A friend of mine was the summer caretaker, I’ve done work there and it was […]

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    County: Corrections Officer and Inmate Fell into Elevator Shaft

    WILKES-BARRE — County officials are remembering the corrections officer killed in a fight with an inmate Monday night at the Luzerne County Prison. Both the officer and the inmate are dead and county officials are pledging to make sure nothing like this ever happens again. “This is a tragic day in Luzerne County, our flag flies at half staff, we will not forget it. We will learn from its lessons, we will understand what happened and we will get better,” […]

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    Archbald Police Officers Deliver Baby Girl

    ARCHBALD — Archbald Police Chief Tim Trently and Patrolman Brian Munley never know what to expect when they’re on the job: writing tickets, making arrests or in this case, delivering a baby. “There’s been a lot of bad stuff happening lately and none of us really want to come to work anymore but we know that’s what we have to do and then we have something like this happen so we’re proud,” said Chief Trently. The pair was called to […]

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    Woman Arrested, Charged for Hitting House, Flipping Car and Taking Off

    DICKSON CITY — A woman is charged with crashing into a home in Dickson City Friday afternoon, not once but twice, then driving off. Police charged Mary Ann Graziano with smashing a car into Brian Kasperowski’s home on Bowman Street. Kasperowski was home at the time and saw it happen. “They floored it, so at first they came around and took the corner of my porch off but then they must have went forward then backed up and hit it […]

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    Toddlers Found In Honesdale Roadway

    HONESDALE—Police in Honesdale are investigating after two toddlers were found in a roadway Thursday morning. Investigators said the two-year old and three-year old boys were at the intersection of Park and Church Streets when a motorist spotted them around 9:45 a.m. and pulled them to safety. “It’s shocking, I can’t believe that this would happen and two little boys would just wander that far with parents not having any idea. It’s upsetting, especially in our little town,” said Nicole Branning […]

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    Special Surprise for Honorary Firefighter

    KINGSTON — In Luzerne County, a special young man got a surprise honor Tuesday night, and the Columbian Volunteer Fire Department in Kingston got a new member. Sixteen-year-old Ryan Wasko is a hard worker. He volunteers at the Kingston fire department every week, cleaning and shredding papers, always willing to help. It’s something he’s been doing for two years. “The first thing he does is turn on the scanner, and he knows all the tones. Before they even say what […]

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    Man Charged with Murdering, Sexually Assaulting Toddler

    NEW ALBANY — State police have charged a man from Sullivan County with sexually assaulting and murdering an 18-month-old girl in Bradford County. Jeremiah Cordell, 27, from Forksville, is locked up without bail. State police say he is responsible for sexually assaulting and then murdering the 18-month-old girl. “It was pretty disgusting when we found out what happened recently to that baby. I don’t think any baby deserves that at all,” said Natasha Burns of New Albany. “He should stay where […]

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    People Have Doubts About On-time State Budget

    LUZERNE COUNTY — The clock is ticking. The deadline for an on-time 2016/2017 state budget is midnight on July 1, and state lawmakers say they are optimistic. But many said they aren’t holding their breath. People at Frances Slocum State Park in Luzerne County still remember the frustrations of last year’s budget impasse and have their doubts about an on-time spending plan this year. “I don’t think so just because it hasn’t been for a long time and I know […]

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    Storm Slams Sunbury

    SUNBURY — A storm ripped through Sunbury Tuesday evening, downing trees and causing minor street flooding. “It actually looked like, I looked at the sky and it looked like there was a tornado working in the sky, big hail balls, I mean it was very quick. It came on very quick,” said John Taylor of Sunbury. People living in the city say it seemed to come out of nowhere: heavy winds, hail, sheets of rain and lightning. “You couldn’t see […]

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    Wanted for Escape In Luzerne County, Fugitive Dragged out of Florida Pond

    KINGSTON — A man wanted for escaping jail in Luzerne County was arrested in Florida this week after being dragged from a pond. Investigators say Joshua Yuhas, 31, escaped from jail in Luzerne County in 2012 when he was out on work release and failed to return to lockup at the Luzerne County minimum offender building. Four years later, he’s locked up again. According to detectives in Martin County, Florida, detectives got a tip Yuhas was living in the area. They […]

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    44 Years After Hurricane Agnes

    LUZERNE COUNTY — On June 23, 1972, Hurricane Agnes hit northeastern Pennsylvania and lives changed forever. The Susquehanna River raged over its banks breaking through levees and causing widespread flooding, over a $1 billion in damage, and several deaths. “The flood water was just all over south Wilkes-Barre. It was devastating. It actually seemed like yesterday, you know? That’s how much time flies and every time the river gets high you worry about it,” said Bob Steininger of Wilkes-Barre. Forty-four […]

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    Teen Football Players Cited For Killing Animals

    CLEVELAND TOWNSHIP — Five teen football players in Columbia County have been cited for killing animals. The teens posted a picture of themselves holding baseball bats and posing with the dead animals on social media. The dead animals included a snake, raccoon, frogs, opossums, and pigeons. “I  just don’t think it’s right. There’s no reason to be going around and beating innocent animals and killing them. I just don’t think it’s right,” said Matt Mindler of Catawissa. The teens were […]


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