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
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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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    Northeast Fair, A Summer Start Tradition, Kicks Off

    PITTSTON TOWNSHIP — The Northeast Fair began Tuesday afternoon in Pittston Township and thousands turned out for opening night. “Love coming back here every year, nice hometown fair, with a lot of fun activities, so discounted. Amazing value you get here. $10 to walk in the gate and go on all the rides,” said Whitney Fraleigh of Swift Concessions. “We’re having fun, right Joe? We’re playing water games riding rides, we’re eating good food. Whoa, look at that! Look at […]

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    School Not out for Summer in Two Northumberland Co. Districts

    NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY — It’s officially summertime and yet, the playgrounds are quiet and the basketball courts empty during the day in Shamokin. That’s because students in Shamokin Area and nearby Line Mountain School District are still in school. “I’d be hanging out with my friends right now, but I can’t because of school and it’s pretty ridiculous honestly. It’s annoying,” said Shamokin Area student Teann Beck. While students in most districts are out for the summer, kids in Line Mountain […]

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    Women and Children Rescued From Cliff in Glen Onoko Falls

    LEHIGH GORGE STATE PARK — Four children and two women were rescued from a rock cliff in Lehigh Gorge State Park Friday afternoon after becoming lost. Crews got a 911 call from one of the women after the group became disoriented and lost the way in the area of Glen Onoko Falls. “We had a rough location with a GPS tag off a cell phone to find them today. Took the 10,000 acres that we have to work with, cut […]

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    Four Charged In Bradford County Home Invasion

    SMITHFIELD TOWNSHIP — Four men are locked up in Bradford County, accused in a violent home invasion. Isaac Clark of Milan, Bryant Ashby of Milan, Dakota Walters of Athens, and Bradley Stroud of Athens face charges including aggravated assault, burglary, attempted robbery, and making terroristic threats. State police say early Tuesday morning, the four broke into a home in Smithfield Township looking for money. “It never happens, like rarely ever have I heard of a home invasion anywhere near the […]

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    Local Wine Makers Toast New State Law

    MONROE COUNTY — For the first time, Pennsylvanians will soon be able to buy a bottle of wine in grocery and convenience stores, restaurants and hotels. Governor Tom Wolf signed the measure into law Wednesday afternoon. Wine drinkers are lifting a glass to the changes. “It’s a big deal because you know it’s not always convenient riding to a winery. If you’re going to dinner and you want a bottle of wine, so being able to do that at the […]

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    More Than a Dozen Forced from Apartments in Pottsville

    POTTSVILLE — More than a dozen people are scrambling to find places to live after being forced from their apartments in Pottsville. As her toddler napped in the car, Katie Serrano stood outside her apartment on Fairview Street, thinking about where they will live now. They were forced from their apartment because city officials determined it is “imminent danger.” “I’m aggravated and frustrated and upset because I have a two-year-old son that now we’re out on the street after multiple times […]

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    Medians in Wilkes-Barre Causing Concern

    WILKES-BARRE — The new medians are in place on River Street in Wilkes-Barre. Until now, they’ve been black asphalt, which some called ugly and an eyesore. One city councilman, Tony Brooks, took to his Facebook page to complain about them. “I’m a huge supporter of Tony Brooks and I agree with him 100 percent. He’s a great guy and he’s trying to make Wilkes-Barre better and yeah, I agree with him 100 percent,” said Michelle Mulcahy of Wilkes-Barre. But a PennDOT […]

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    In Lycoming County, Twins Are Top of Class

    MONTGOMERY — Two twin sisters are graduating from high school and they are doing it in an amazing way. “We’ve talked about it, we’ve said how did we do this and people ask us, how did you have such good kids and we don’t know. We really don’t know. If we could bottle it, we’d sell it,” said Todd Winder of Lycoming County. Todd and his wife, Rebecca couldn’t be more proud of their daughters. They have three, all 14-months apart. […]

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    Ambulance Transporting Patient Catches Fire Along Highway

    SWATARA TOWNSHIP — A Pine Grove Area Community Ambulance caught fire along Interstate 81 in Lebanon County Tuesday afternoon. The fire stopped traffic in the southbound lanes on I-81 around 1 p.m. between the Interstate 78 split and Annville exits. Volunteers from Pine Grove Area Community Ambulance were transporting a woman, who was in stable condition, to Hershey Medical Center when suddenly, there was smoke in the ambulance. “Never in all my career did I ever envision something like this […]

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    Slow Start to Memorial Day Weekend for Some Travelers

    LACKAWANNA COUNTY — Some drivers hoping to get a jump on travel this Memorial Day weekend were caught in back-ups Friday on Interstate 81 in Lackawanna County. Near the Scott exit, the highway is down to one lane. There are no workers there, but its part of an ongoing project. “A little hot and sweaty and slow. Slow. We’ve been on the road since 2, and we haven’t made it very far. It feels like there’s more people on the road,” […]


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