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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 three children.


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    Attempted Bank Robberies, Bomb Scares

    LACKAWANNA COUNTY—PNC Bank in Throop was closed for a time Tuesday afternon, signs taped to the doors, as police investigated an attempted robbery and bomb threat. They said someone called the bank, demanded that money be put outside or else, the place would be blown up. “Oh God, it’s terrible. I’m here, we’re here 30 years. We’ve never heard of anything like this. People have no jobs, probably I don’t know. Bored, don’t know what to do with themselves,” said […]

  • Locals React To Pope’s Meeting With Sex Assault Victims

    SCRANTON — In an historic move, Pope Francis met with six victims of clerical sexual abuse in Vatican City on Monday. He led them in a private mass, condemned sex abuse in the church and offered an apology. “I beg your forgiveness, also, for the sins of omission on the part of church leaders who did not respond adequately to reports of abuse made by family members, as well as by abuse victims themselves,” he said. People in northeastern and […]

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    Kirby Park Celebration Draws Crowd

    LUZERNE COUNTY—There were rides, plenty of food choices and vendors selling all kinds of things at Wilkes-Barre’s annual Old Fashioned Fourth of July celebration in Kirby Park. “It’s a very good festival, they bring a lot of people in, i see this year they have more vendors, crafts. Lot of food,” said Jeremy Evans, a food vendor. “The people, the food, just everything about it is just wonderful,” agreed another vendor, Julie Antonik of Nanticoke. Wilkes-Barre’s celebration in Kirby Park […]

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    Some Troubles for Holiday Travelers

    LACKAWANNA COUNTY — It is a busy time on the roadways as folks from near and far travel for Independence Day. Officials with AAA estimate 41 million Americans will hit the highway for holiday celebrations. “I think people have to travel someway or another. They’re going to go the most cost-efficient way if they want to get out of town. They just need to know how to share the road once they get out there,” said Marc Warner of New […]

  • Officials In Susquehanna County Cope With Two Homicides

    SUSQUEHANNA COUNTY — Investigators in Susquehanna County said they have been very busy in recent days investigating what is now two homicides. Last week, the body of Jack St. Onge, 88, was found wrapped in tarps. Troopers said he was killed in Montgomery County and dumped in Gibson Township, Susquehanna County. The victim’s son is suspected of killing him. The body was discovered by people walking in the area. “I bet the people who did it never thought of anybody […]

  • Cop Back On The Job In Laceyville

    LACEYVILLE — Laceyville borough officials voted Tuesday night to reinstate a suspended police officer. Full-time officer Matt Chamberlain, who has been with the department for two years, was suspended without pay in June after pictures surfaced of him selling a semi-automatic weapon from his police cruiser while on duty. The pictures were taken outside a business in Wyalusing, Bradford County, where Laceyville police patrol. “I’m glad this whole unfortunate situation is behind us so we can move forward and we […]

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    Kevin’s Law Signed, Family and Other Supporters React

    HARRISBURG— Governor Tom Corbett signed Kevin’s Law Monday night, hours after the Pennsylvania State Senate passed it almost unanimously. The law, named for a Luzerne County boy killed by a hit-and-run driver changes the mandatory minimum sentence for those who leave the scene of a deadly crash. “The law must not reward callous disregard for lives and ethical decision-making. For people to have full faith and reliance in the criminal justice system,” said State Senator Lisa Baker, from Luzerne County. […]

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    Reaction After Teacher Arrested For Child Porn

    LYCOMING COUNTY— Matthew Manning, 38, of Hughesville is accused of having and disseminating child porn. He was arrested Thursday. Manning is a science teacher at Muncy Junior/Senior High School in Lycoming County. “Very uncomfortable, considering I just had him, like a month ago in school and he was teaching these kids. I think he had a 7th grade class and anyone under 17, just to hear it is weird,” said Muncy High School senior Maurice Brown. Parents with students in […]

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    Suspected Bank Robbers Say They Have Heroin Addictions

    KINGSTON — Christopher Prince and Diana Poole of the Philadelphia area are charged with bank robbery. The couple from the Philadelphia area are accused of robbing Community Bank in Edwardsville on June 11. Police said surveillance pictures caught them both in the bank, taking cash and then running off. After about two weeks on the run, cops said they caught them in Montgomery County Wednesday morning. “We’ve been working on it with several departments, the FBI, state police. We were […]

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    Bank Robbery Suspects Nabbed

    KINGSTON — The man and woman who police believe held up a bank earlier this month are now in custody. The pair suspected of robbing a bank in Edwardsville two weeks ago were brought back to the area Wednesday afternoon. They are locked up in Luzerne County after being charged around 5 p.m. Christopher Prince and Diana Poole, from the Philadelphia area, are accused of robbing the Community Bank in Edwardsville on June 11. Police said they took several thousand […]

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    Chasing Down Suspected Robber In Williamsport

    WILLIAMSPORT — At Choice Discount Outlet on Washington Boulevard in Williamsport, it was business as usual just before noon Tuesday. Employee Ashley Baker was making coffee when she heard the door open. She said a man walked in, picked up a piece of candy, a 25-cent Crybaby, and went to the counter. He gave her one dime, one nickel and 10 pennies. “I counted it and opened the register. As it opened, I’m looking up and he lunges over the […]

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    Search For Missing Man Continues

    NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY — Search officials spent hours stopping drivers along Route 54 in Mount Carmel Township in Northumberland County Monday. They handed out flyers and asked for information about 54-year-old Michael Kenney of Northumberland County. He was last seen jogging on a path in the Weiser State Forest last Wednesday. His car, with the windows down and keys in the ignition, was found in the parking area. “He’s an avid hiker and runner, and we have been focusing on the […]

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