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
  • Storm Slams Village of East Smithfield in Bradford County

    EAST SMITHFIELD — A strong storm blew through the village of East Smithfield in Bradford County just after noon Monday. Trees came crashing down, and parts of homes peeled away. A Penelec sub station was damaged as well, knocking out power. “A lot of tree damage, no power, no water, our pump isn’t running so if we get any more rain, our basement is probably going to be flooded out. There’s a little bit of roof damage and a little […]

  • Woman Arrested For Alleged Assault On Young Girl, Caught On Camera

    LUZERNE COUNTY — Marlenea Uravage said nothing on her way out of Wilkes-Barre Police Headquarters Thursday afternoon. Cuffed and on her way to jail, she smiled and even appeared to laugh. She’s charged with assaulting a young girl last month. “This was an outrageous act conducted by an adult against a child and I found it very disturbing and this person had to be held accountable for her actions,” said Luzerne County District Attorney Stefanie Salavantis. The attack was caught […]

  • After Latest Mass Shooting, a Renewed Call to ‘Stop the Bleed’

    PLAINS TOWNSHIP — After Wednesday’s shooting outside Washington, a congressman is being hailed for saving another’s life by using a tourniquet. It’s a simple thing that medical experts say everyone should learn how to use. “I was able to make it to the dugout, take off my belt, one of the staffers was wounded, take off the belt, myself and another person put the tourniquet on his leg,” said Representative Mo Brooks of Alabama. It happened in just a few moments: […]

  • ‘Grandpa Bandit’ Caught in Indiana After 7-State Crime Spree, including Pennsylvania

    A thief known nationwide by the FBI as the “Grandpa Bandit” has been caught and locked up in Indiana. David Hunter, the aforementioned “Grandpa,” was captured at a casino Tuesday, ending what investigators call a seven-state crime spree. Police believe Hunter is responsible for 10 armed robberies at Dollar Tree and Dollar General stores in seven states, including the Dollar General in Wilkes-Barre Township. Police tracked Hunter to the casino in eastern Indiana where they captured him. He is currently […]

  • Small Bridge Could Cause Big Problem For Business in Poconos

    MIDDLE SMITHFIELD TOWNSHIP — The Tom X Road Bridge in Middle Smithfield Township is scheduled to close Thursday as crews work on a small bridge over Longshore Creek. That work may take until mid-September to complete. “It has to be replaced, I guess. They said it’s structurally deficient. There’s nothing we can do about it,” said Steve Van Why, owner of Historic Tom X Pub. When the bridge closes, PennDOT officials say traffic must be detoured onto Route 209, bypassing […]

  • Cold Case Search Continues In Milton

    MILTON — Investigators continue to sift and dig, and break down walls at a home on North Front Street in Milton. Inside, they believe they may find the body of Barbara Miller, who has been missing since 1989. “I don’t understand what’s wrong with these people to begin with. How they could go out and just murder somebody. I mean they need to get a grip on reality, they need to go out and get these people who are murdering […]

  • After Senseless Tragedy at Weis Markets, A Vigil For Victims

    TUNKHANNOCK — More than a hundred people, holding white roses, gathered to sing, pray and comfort each other in front of the Wyoming County Courthouse Thursday night in the wake of the murder-suicide at Weis Markets in Eaton Township. “Standing next to somebody and saying ‘I hurt and you hurt and we can hurt together,’ We share that a little bit,” said Rev. Lou Divis of Saint Peter’s Episcopal Church in Tunkhannock, one of the vigil organizers. The victims are […]

  • Mysterious Phone Call May Have Ties to Cold Case Investigation

    MILTON — Investigators are searching a home on North Front Street in Milton for the body of a woman who went missing 28 years ago. Police got a tip that Barbara Miller’s body may be entombed in concrete in the basement. “We have looked in so many places only to find out she’s buried less than two miles from here,” said family member Lynne Miller. Miller disappeared in July of 1989. The 30-year-old woman’s body was never found. She was […]

  • UPDATE: Part of Interstate 81 South Back Open After Bridge Work

    UPDATE: Interstate 81 south in Lackawanna County reopened around 6 a.m. Wednesday. SCOTT TOWNSHIP — A section of Interstate 81 south in Lackawanna County is scheduled to close Tuesday evening and remain closed until Wednesday morning. It’s all part of an ongoing bridge project. The closure is part of the Edella Road Bridge replacement in South Abington Township. Crews are working to put four beams into place for the new bridge that goes over the interstate. At 8 p.m., crews […]

  • Veterans’ Jar Stolen in Poconos

    MOUNT POCONO — A donation jar for veterans in need was stolen from a restaurant in the Poconos. The donation jar filled with poppies marked for veterans in need was swiped sometime in the past few weeks from Wendy’s in Mount Pocono. “Oh, the whole thing. The can disappeared. It was standing right there,” said Dina Coelho, Wendy’s general manager. “My jaw dropped and I’m like, I guess somebody took it,” said Coelho. The jar was put out before Memorial Day […]

  • Pin Ceremony for Vietnam Vets in Poconos

    EAST STROUDSBURG — More than 100 Vietnam War veterans packed a VFW Post in East Stroudsburg. Decades after their service, they got a special pin and a thank you from elected officials. “We hung our uniforms in the closet and very quietly went back into civilian life, and so this is nice when you get recognition and people come out and say, ‘Hey, thank you for your service,” said Glen Lippincott of Vietnam Veterans of America. For many, this ceremony […]

  • Ahead of Scranton’s ALS 5K, Renewed Hope For A Cure

    SCRANTON — Organizers spent Friday preparing for the NEPA 5K for ALS in Nay Aug Park in Scranton. And this year brings renewed hope for a cure for the disease. “The purpose of this race was to raise money for research but also the awareness behind it. You know. Without people knowing about the disease and what it is, it’s hard for people to put money behind it,” said Nick Costanzo of NEPA 5K for ALS. AlLS is a degenerative […]