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
  • 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 […]

  • Money Stolen from Personal Care Home Residents: Prosecutors

    TOWER CITY — Scott Capparell of Drums is accused of taking advantage of residents at Heritage Mills Personal Care and Memory Assistance Center in Tower City where he was the administrator. The U.S. Attorney’s Office has charged him with bank fraud. “Personally, I don’t know the guy, but I know the home and there’s a lot of old people down there. I hope they get it back off of him,” said Robert Carl of Tower City. Investigators say from April […]

  • Emotional Reunion Between Scranton Mom And Medic Who Saved Son

    SCRANTON — A West Scranton mother had an emotional reunion Thursday afternoon with the medic she credits with helping save her baby boy. Amy Cusick called 911 last Friday when her baby Danny had a seizure. A Commonwealth Health ambulance arrived first, followed by two other ambulances and police vehicles. A female medic took the baby and rushed to the ambulance to start helping him. “The one medic came right in, scooped him right out of my dad’s arms, who […]

  • Leiby’s To Open ‘Before Easter’

    WEST PENN TOWNSHIP — It’s pretty quiet outside Leiby’s Ice Cream House and Restaurant in South Tamaqua, but there are hints of work going on inside. On the restaurant’s Facebook page, there are pictures of progress. “It was always the place to go, like Friday night football, it always seemed like it was the place to go,” said Mark Conville of Tamaqua. Leiby’s closed in 2007 after more than 40 years in business. It was a shock to many in the […]

  • Pittston Family Devastated by Fire Needs Helping Hands

    PITTSTON — Paula Fuhrman says she has her two sons, Michael, 20, and Ben, 3. Everything else is up in smoke. The family’s home off Swallow Street in Pittston burned Monday, along with everything inside. Michael and Ben were home at the time and Michael managed to save his little brother. The family dog died. “Accidents happen every day and you never think it’s going to be you. You never think it’s going to be your house. You never think it’s […]

  • A Busy and Unusual Day for Volunteer Firefighters in Bradford County

    ROME TOWNSHIP — Volunteer firefighters were busy going from call to call in one part of Bradford County Monday. First, came a call about an explosion in Rome Township. “The gas line explosion, that turned out to be some workers were doing some work on the gas line up here. They had ice in it and they blew it out, and they didn’t tell anybody, so people got excited and they called us. So it was a no problem situation […]

  • Lackawanna County Man Meets Country Star

    GREENFIELD TOWNSHIP — The Brad Paisley concert at Mohegan Sun Arena near Wilkes-Barre Thursday night was a great time for Austin Davis and his family. “It was amazing, yeah. He was really happy,” said Francine Adams of Greenfield Township, Austin’s mom. Austin Davis is 23-years old. He is one of country star Brad Paisley’s biggest fans. Davis has cerebral palsy but his mom says even on his bad days, hearing Paisley’s music can get him smiling. “Oh, he goes nuts, […]

  • Scranton Native Can “Rest In Peace” After Guilty Verdict

    SCRANTON — Family and friends of a murdered Scranton woman says she can rest in peace now that a second man has been convicted of killing her. David McMannis was found guilty of murdering Tara Sidarovich Ord by a Florida jury Thursday. “I’m happy that you know she has her justice and it’s been a very, very long time coming and almost feels, feels like relief, but still have that weight of never having her,” said Kelly Jones, Tara Ord’s step-sister. […]

  • How the Future of Medical Marijuana Is Powered by Our Coal Region Past

    MOUNT CARMEL TOWNSHIP — There’s a new industry on the horizon in Northumberland County. It’s one that promises to be green and completely change a coal-mining community for the better. For years, the Mt. Carmel Cogen, Inc. power plant in Northumberland County has turned culm into electricity. Culm is the waste product of decades of coal mining. However, keeping the place running is getting more and more difficult. “The financial strain on the energy business over the past three to four […]

  • New Traffic Lights at Trouble Intersection in Schuylkill County

    NORWEGIAN TOWNSHIP — New traffic signals were put up in Schuylkill County at a spot that’s seen its share of crashes over the years. The lights are now at the intersection of Routes 901 and 209 in Norwegian Township on a road known as the Pottsville Minersville Highway. Drivers are pleased that the project is finally finished. “There’s been a lot, a lot of accidents, probably one a month,” said Jarod Smith of Minersville. “I remember a couple years ago, […]

  • ‘Good Deed Gone Wrong’ in Schuylkill County

    GIRARDVILLE — Gary Reidel says he thought his life was over. “I don’t think people comprehend what it’s like laying on the ground not knowing if these people around you are going to be the last people you see,” Reidel said. Reidel was the victim of a shooting early Sunday morning in Tamaqua. He says he wants people to know the whole story. “People need to know what really happened. This was a good deed gone wrong,” he said. “We made […]