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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
  • Despite Chill, Crowds at Union County West End Fair

    LAURELTON — The 92nd annual Union County West End Fair in Laurelton started this week, and Monday was a wet and chilly day there with temperatures in the mid-60s. “It’s a little too cold for me, but I’m probably going to be thankful for it later on in the week when it is 80, 90 degrees, so I’ll take it,” said DJ Boop of Mifflinburg. Folks were wearing sweatshirts and jackets, long pants, and rain boots, too. This kind of […]

  • Donations Stolen From Needy Babies At Lackawanna County Restaurant

    SOUTH ABINGTON TOWNSHIP — “Somebody actually came in and it is screwed down to the counter and ripped it right off the counter and stole it!” It happened Monday: a box filled with donations was ripped from the counter at gourmet family restaurant in South Abington Township. The place was busy. The box was secured to the counter, meaning someone had to tear it away right in front of the register. “To do it like right in the middle of […]

  • Liquor Prices to Go Up in Pennsylvania

    SCRANTON — State-owned liquor stores are hiking the prices of hundreds of items at the end of August. Most items will cost a dollar more. It’s a result of last year’s state law allowing the state liquor control board the authority to raise prices, something the agency hasn’t done since the early 1990s. “I really don’t mind too much because it seems like it’s a minimal amount and considering the status quo of the prices over the past couple of […]

  • Youth Football Team’s Concession Stand Burglarized

    DURYEA — The Duryea Wildcats are ready to go. The youth football and cheerleaders have been practicing for a few weeks. The first game is coming up soon, but in the midst of all the excitement comes a discovery that someone broke into and stole from the organization’s concession stand. It happened sometime over the weekend. The back window was kicked in, the register opened, and a lock box was stolen. That and other stolen items were found in the […]

  • Major Project Coming To I-80 In Poconos

    MONROE COUNTY — The work is slated to start Monday on Interstate 80 east from Exit 284, Route 115 to Exit 293, the junction with 380. The highway will be down to one lane 24 hours a day. That will continue until the end of this year. “I think it’s going to cause a lot of stress and aggravation for everybody who lives in that area. People traveling east are going to have major backups in the morning and in […]

  • Accused Bathroom Peeper In Pike County

    BLOOMING GROVE TOWNSHIP—Caitland Williams, 22, of Lords Valley is charged with sexual abuse of children by recording, attempted child pornography and more. State police say he used a cell phone to record women and kids in the women’s bathroom at the Dunkin Donuts and Xtra Mart in Blooming Grove Township from November 2015 through December of 2015. “Lock him up and throw the key away. What the hell’s wrong with our society today? That’s my attitude towards it, lock him […]

  • Two People Charged for Role in Deadly Fire

    HAZLETON — Two people were arrested Wednesday evening for a murder in Hazleton last year. Police say Thomas McQueen, 65,  and Alice Reimiller, 53,  torched a building that resulted in one man’s death. The two were arraigned Wednesday night. The pair are charged with second degree murder, arson, and other related charges. The fire back in March ripped through a rooming house on East Mine Street. Police say McQueen and Reimiller are responsible for the death of Gordon Wanser who died […]

  • PennDOT Worker Tries to Help Injured Bald Eagle

    WEST PENN TOWNSHIP — Thomas Rogal is a PennDOT maintenance manager in Schuylkill County. He was on his way to work Tuesday morning when he spotted something dark in the middle of Route 443 near Tamaqua. He looked closer and saw it was a bald eagle. It was alive but injured. Rogal says he parked his car, put on a flashing yellow light, lit some flares, and stood protecting the bird while emergency workers were called. A co-worker joined him, […]

  • Despite Storms, State Little League Tourney Continues

    BENTON TOWNSHIP — The state Little League tournament in Fleetville, Benton Township has been anything but easy to keep going this week due to Monday’s devastating storms. Mother Nature pummeled Tom Kilmer Field where the teams are playing this week, leaving a sopping wet, muddy field and players and fans running for cover. “I had a couple extra kids jump into the car with me because it was the closest and the winds got crazy. It started to hail. I […]

  • Flooding Woes in Danville Area

    DANVILLE — In Montour County, the Danville area was hit hard by Monday’s storms. After hours of rain, waters were raging in Mauses Creek outside Danville, running high and muddy. “It rained! It poured! Quarter after 3 it started, and it just let up!” said Helen Moll of Valley Township. Route 11 outside of Danville was closed for a time after a mudslide left debris on the roadway. An entrance to Geisinger near Danville was closed off because of flooding. […]

  • Injuries Reported After Explosion, Fire at Modern Gas Facility

    PITTSTON TOWNSHIP — Crews are on the scene of a fire following a reported explosion at a gas company in Luzerne County. The first call came in just after 10:30 a.m. on Friday at Modern Gas Sales on Glendale Road, a.k.a. Route 502, in Pittston Township. #BREAKING:Explosion at Modern Gas Sales in Pittston TWP. Owners walking up to the scene. Nearby homes evacuated, burn victims reported @WNEP pic.twitter.com/vY0bUwsLOe — Carolyn Blackburne (@cblackburne) July 21, 2017   Major fire with injuries reported […]

  • Storms Bring Damage To Lackawanna County

    LACKAWANNA COUNTY — The storms came quickly in Scranton and other parts of Lackawanna County late Thursday afternoon, bringing heavy rains, strong wind and lightning, too. “It was bad for like 20-25 minutes,” said Walter Telech of Archbald. Mulberry Street from Wyoming Avenue to Penn Avenue in the city was closed because of leaning utility poles and lines. The road was also closed on part of North Main Avenue because a tree fell on utility lines. On Blair Avenue in […]