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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    Fans Gather to Cheer, Support Keystone Little League Team

    MILL HALL— More than a hundred hometown fans gathered to cheer and fundraised for the Keystone Little League team Thursday night at the Mill Hall Baseball Field. The team is headed to Connecticut this weekend for regionals and if there’s a win there, the team heads to the Little League World Series in South Williamsport. “We keep watching these kids and following all their stories and they’re awesome. We watched them Tuesday night when we were here. You know they’re power […]

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    Weekend Events Draw Thousands to Electric City

    SCRANTON— Wyoming Avenue in downtown Scranton has been converted for a weekend of basketball fun. This is the annual Lackawanna County 3 on 3 tournament. “Getting out there practicing, having fun, it’s a wonderful event. Love it. This is our second year being in it and it’s a great event,” said Amy Lewis of Pittston. The hoops event is drawing a crowd, but that’s not the only thing bringing thousands to the electric city this weekend. Arts on the Square […]

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    State Trooper Saves Carbon County Woman’s Life

    CARBON COUNTY — A state trooper is being called a hero after a brave rescue in Carbon County. A house fire in Penn Forest Township left one woman trapped inside, burned and breathing in too much smoke. That trooper went in again and again to find her and pull her to safety. The fire left the walls and floors of the home near Blakeslee coated with soot, with the smell of smoke heavy in the air. “We were almost home […]

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    Black Lives Matter Event Draws Hundreds at Bloomsburg University

    BLOOMSBURG — Hundreds of people marched on Bloomsburg University as part of a Black Lives Matter movement Wednesday. As they walked, they chanted and carried signs, pictures, even flags. “I am carrying the black pride flag. This represents our freedom after years of struggle. The red represents the blood that we shed through slavery and our hardship. The black represents our people, the color of our skin, and the green represents the freedom of the land that we set on,” […]

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    After Man Charged With Daughter’s Killing, Gary and Linda Inch Speak

    FAIRFIELD TOWNSHIP — Gary and Linda Inch say it has been a long and difficult six months, but now that Michael Houseweart of Canton has been charged with killing their daughter, a weight has been lifted. “Justice is moving forward now. It seemed like forever, you know, not much was going on legally. It’s been very difficult, very painful, you know? Because they were girl and boyfriend and we couldn’t comprehend somebody doing something like this and I would say […]

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    Near Towanda, Severe Storm Damage Leaves Many in Dark

    TOWANDA TOWNSHIP — Monday afternoon brought a powerful storm to part of Bradford County leaving many in the dark, and with property and vehicle damage. “There was hail and lots of wind. I haven’t seen a good lightning storm like that in a while,” said Taran Koppenhaver of Towanda. “It was nasty, bad. We had a lot of wind. We heard come over our phones, ‘Take shelter now!’ And we did,” said Kathy Johnson of Monroeton. Heavy winds, rain, lightning, […]

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    Teen Recovering After Being Struck by Lightning in Wyoming County

    LACEYVILLE — A teen girl was struck by lightning while sitting on a family tree swing Monday afternoon in Laceyville. Ellie Pisula was struck around 3:30 p.m.  She is an eighth grader at Wyalusing Valley Junior/Senior High School. Pisula’s mother, Stephanie Pisula, says the girl is lucky to be alive. Pisula says her daughter lost feeling in her arms and legs but has started talking and walking again. Ellie Pisula is hospitalized at Geisinger Medical Center near Danville.

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    UPDATE: Harveys Lake Police Investigating Man’s Death

    HARVEYS LAKE — The coroner has been called to Harveys Lake in Luzerne County. Emergency crews were called to a lakeside home after 5 Thursday afternoon after police say a man was reportedly shocked. We’re told the man didn’t live at the residence but was working in the dock area of the home when it happened. The county coroner tells Newswatch 16 an autopsy has been scheduled for 11 a.m. on Friday. No name will be released until then. People […]

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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 […]