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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.


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    SOUTH ABINGTON TOWNSHIP — Viral video showing a toddler tipping a dresser onto himself has renewed safety calls from US Senator Bob Casey. The 2-year-old boy in Utah was freed by his twin and his parents say he’s OK. They say they released the video as a warning to parents to secure their furniture. “It’s hard to watch. It’s very difficult to think that something so easily and so quickly can happen like that and that sometimes is the case, […]

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    Favorite Stories 2016: A Special Football Team Co-Captain For Shikellamy

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    COLUMBIA COUNTY — Interstates in northeastern and central Pennsylvania are busy with what experts are calling record-breaking holiday travel. According to AAA, more than 103 million Americans are traveling this holiday season. That’s the highest number ever recorded. Some folks have already started their trips, hoping to beat the holiday rush and any chance of wintry weather. “Usually we don’t start until around 6:00, but my wife got home early today so we left as soon as we could,” said […]

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    Suspected Toys For Tots Thief Nabbed in Monroe County

    STROUD TOWNSHIP — Police arrested the man they believe is responsible for a string of thefts in Monroe County, including a Toys For Tots donation canister. Police say Michael Moya, 23, of East Stroudsburg is responsible for several thefts in the Stroudsburg area over the past few weeks. The most recent theft was Sunday night at the Arlington Diner in Stroud Township. Police say Moya stole a Toys For Tots donation canister filled with about $400 from the diner. Stroud […]

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    Retail Rush: Shoppers out for Last-Minute Gift Grabs

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    Bill Murray and Other Stars Turn Out for Joe Maddon’s Fundraiser

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    Trump Makes Stop in Hershey for Thank You Tour

    HERSHEY — The next President of the United States made a stop in Hershey Thursday. This was Donald trump’s first time back in the Keystone state since winning the Presidential election. Thursday’s rally was part of his thank you tour. President-elect Donald Trump says he wants to thank each and every person who voted for him. “Merry Christmas everybody, Merry Christmas! I’m here today for one main reason to say thank you to the incredible people of Pennsylvania, thank you, […]

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    Arctic Blast Brings Warning and Help for Homeless in Scranton

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    Cold Weather, Early Ski Season Great For Some Businesses

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    Despite Cold, Crowds Flock to First Night of Christkindl Market in Mifflinburg

    MIFFLINBURG — The 28th annual Christkindl Market began Thursday night in Mifflinburg, drawing a crowd despite the cold. “I’ve been coming for years and years and it’s basically just German-oriented things and of course I’m German so it means a lot to me, so I just really look forward to seeing the people and all the little crafts and things that people do,” said Mary Ann Gift of Mifflinburg, who comes each year for specialty glass ornaments. The Christkindl Market […]

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    Christopher Columbus Statue Lands on Car after Crash in Pittston

    PITTSTON — A statue of Christopher Columbus landed on a car after a crash in Pittston. It happened around 5:30 p.m. Wednesday in Pittston near the intersection of Kennedy Boulevard and South Main Street. Police say a vehicle drove over the curb, smashed into a fence, and slammed into the base of the statue. The statue came crashing down on the back of the car, smashing the rear window. Marie Griglock heard it happen. “A very large crash. Never thought it […]

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    Police: Husband Admits to Killing Wife to Dispatchers

    TAYLOR — UPDATE: A woman is dead and her husband is behind bars after a death investigation in Lackawanna County. Investigators say Robert Sanchuk, 62, admitted to 911 dispatchers he killed his wife Jill in a home on Prince Street in Taylor. Officers say the woman’s body was found in the home covered in blood Tuesday. “The charges tonight (Tuesday) are aggravated assault, simple assault, recklessly endangering another person. It’s right now regarded as a suspicious death. We’ll be awaiting […]