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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    After Election, Spotlight Back on NEPA

    SCRANTON –It’s no secret the Keystone State was key in the presidential election, helping get Donald Trump into the White House. Trump met with President Barack Obama Thursday. In the meantime, national and international reporters and photographers are descending on this area, Northeastern Pennsylvania, eager to see exactly why local voters did what they did. “We wanted to understand perhaps why people would vote for Trump,” said Magali Bathes, a television news reporter from Paris, France. She and a photographer […]

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    After the Election, a Social Media Explosion

    STROUDSBURG — President-elect Donald Trump is calling on the nation to unite, but there is division, especially, it seems, on social media. “Everybody is just exploding with hatred and anger and it’s just getting out of control. It’s insane. I have just turned it off. I’m not opening it up for, I don’t know, a week, two weeks, who knows?” said Tim Audett of Blakeslee. From Facebook to Twitter, people are posting sometimes long political rants, some laced with profanity. […]

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    Trump Supporters Optimistic as Results Come In

    SOUTH ABINGTON TOWNSHIP — Donald Trump supporters gathered near Clarks Summit watched things very closely, hoping for a victory. Trump was in Lackawanna County Monday night stumping for last-minute votes at Lackawanna College’s Student Union. More than 5,000 people were there to listen to what he had to say. Trump called this election rigged but promised victory anyway. Some trump supporters we spoke with say for them, this isn’t an issue of Democrat versus Republican. They say they’re just hungry […]

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    Final Push for Trump at Rally in Scranton

    SCRANTON — On the eve of the presidential election, Republican candidate Donald Trump stumped at the Lackawanna College Student Union on Jefferson Avenue in Scranton. “In one day, one day, we are going to win the great state of Pennsylvania,” he told the crowd of nearly 5,000 supporters. Trump talked security, cracking down on corruption, building a wall to keep out undocumented immigrant, and of course, jobs. “To all the people of Pennsylvania, I say, we are going to put […]

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    In Dunmore, The Team Prays On

    DUNMORE—The Dunmore high school football program is steeped in tradition. Head Coach Jack Henzes has been on the sidelines here for more than 40 years and for decades, he has led his team in prayer before games. But no more. “I’m very religious myself and I believe that it’s tradition that we need to keep it going. It’s a shame that it got called off, but it is what it is,” said Chris Murray, a Dunmore High School Junior. “We’ve […]

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    Is PA Key To White House Win?

    MOUNT POCONO—The election is close, the polls are tight and voters are anxious. Some political experts say Pennsylvania is a key win for the presidential candidates. “First time voter! Exciting, nerve wracking, definitely feel some type of pressure,” said Amber Ramos of Tobyhanna Township. Pennsylvania is one of 11 swing states, critical for presidential candidates to win and some political experts say the Keystone State is the most important. “It’s been preached through the years that your vote counts and […]

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    Local Campaign Workers in a Frenzy as Election Day Draws Near

    LACKAWANNA COUNTY — Election Day is less than a week away and campaign workers are frenzied. Workers are using social media, mailers, knocking on doors, and of course making phone calls. “This is the most important election in my lifetime. I’ve been voting for almost 50 years,” said Dain Perry from the Hillary Clinton campaign office in Scranton. Perry and his wife traveled from their home in Boston to help with the Clinton campaign in Pennsylvania. “We’re on the verge […]

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    In Luzerne County, Voters Have Referendums To Consider

    WILKES-BARRE — Voters in Luzerne County will soon have the opportunity to change the home rule charter. “There are many things to look at on this ballot and obviously, the presidential election is the major one, but there are some major changes to the Luzerne County charter that they have to review,” said Luzerne County Manager David Pedri. There are five referendum items for voters to consider on Election Day. Four of the referendums ask voters if people paid by […]

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    ‘Malloween’ in Scranton is a Safer Halloween Alternative

    SCRANTON — A Halloween celebration was held at the Marketplace at Steamtown in Scranton Thursday night. Hundreds of witches, princesses, superheroes, and more trick or treated at various stores. “You know, it’s a safe way to take your kids out, and it’s a lot better than going out in the rain,” said Jessica Feliciano of Scranton. In recent years, events like this “Malloween” have become more popular as alternatives to traditional trick or treating, but why? Parents said it’s all about […]

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    Senator Pat Toomey’s Neighbors Targeted by Political Vandals

    UPPER MILFORD TOWNSHIP — Vandals spray painted hateful messages about Senator Pat Toomey and Republicans over the weekend. The red spray painted words were on the sides of homes in Pat Toomey’s Upper Milford Township neighborhood near Allentown. “I saw what was emblazoned on my house and obviously very shocked and upset about it and went out and inspected the damage,” said Josh Levinson, whose home was vandalized. Republican incumbent Pat Toomey is facing off against Democrat Katie McGinty for […]

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    Joe Maddon’s Family Watches Game 1, Fans Cheer for Cubs in Hazleton

    HAZLETON — Cusat’s Cafe in Hazleton was packed with fans Tuesday night, watching Game 1 of the World Series, cheering on the Cubs and hometown favorite Joe Maddon, the Cubs manager. Among those in the crowd were Maddon’s mom and his sister. “This is fabulous. It’s something we’ve been dreaming of, and it’s come true, and we’re just very excited,” said Carmine Parlatore, Joe Maddon’s sister. Joe Maddon’s mother says he is absolutely capable of helping the Cubs beat the […]

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    Teacher Admits Taking Video of Students

    LEWISBURG—A former Lewisburg Area High School music teacher and band director is facing charges he took ‘upskirt’ videos of female students in 2015 and 2016. For about 15 years, Justin Hill was a teacher in Lewisburg. “Seemed like a normal guy, you wouldn’t have known. Just kind of shocking,” said Steven Stiner, who is a junior at the high school. Police say Hill’s wife, who was an elementary school teacher in the district, found the videos on his cell phone […]