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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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    After Battle With Leukemia, Student Graduates High School

    KINGSTON — A young woman who is recovering from a battle with cancer graduated from high school Thursday night in Kingston, something she once thought she might not be able to do. Taylor Thoryk of Swoyersville graduated from Wyoming Valley West High School before her family and friends. In October of 2013, Thoryk, an active high school soccer player at Wyoming Valley West, was diagnosed with an aggressive form of leukemia. “I have my days where my body hurts, but […]

  • Update: Evacuation Lifted After Reported Gas Line Rupture

    JORDAN TOWNSHIP — Emergency crews evacuated homes for a time near the Lycoming/Columbia County line because of a reported natural gas line rupture. According to Columbia County EMA officials, there was a gas rupture and leak around 9:30 p.m. on Wilson Road in Jordan Township near Unityville. There was initially a fire, but it was put out. An initial evacuation radius of three miles was reduced to one and a half miles. About 130 people went to shelters set up at […]

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    Jackson Guilty of Voluntary Manslaughter

    WILLIAMSPORT — It took a jury three hours to convict  Glenn Jackson of voluntary manslaughter, aggravated assault, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, and abuse of a corpse. “Have a nice night and a nice life!” That was what Jackson, of Jersey Shore, had to say on his way out of the Lycoming County Courthouse. “We’re just lucky and thankful we had a jury that was thoughtful and took the time to review the evidence and not jump to conclusions, […]

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    Senate Rejects Wolf Pick for State Police Commissioner

    HARRISBURG — On Monday afternoon, state senators rejected the governor’s pick for state police commissioner. Col. Marcus Brown has been a controversial figure since being nominated. State senators voted down Col. Brown by a vote of 26 to 22. On Monday morning, the governor asked state lawmakers to recall his nomination of Brown as state police commissioner. Wolf wanted more time for discussions with lawmakers. “We consider nominees both Democrats and Republicans and we look at the merits, look at […]

  • Special Meeting Over Decaying Mausoleum in Luzerne County

    PLAINS TOWNSHIP — Nancy Albert visited loved ones inside The Good Shepherd Mausoleum in Plains Township, leaving with flower arrangements from her mother’s crypt. Moments later, a Plains Township official put up signs and then chained the door. Township officials said the place is unsafe because the roof is falling in, there are toxic mold and bugs inside, too. People are furious. “Even if it winds up killing me, I’m going to fight to the end. I’m going to do […]

  • Commuters React to Deadly Bus Crash

    COOLBAUGH TOWNSHIP — News of the deadly crash has shaken some folks, especially those who take that route to and from New York City each day. Many commuters live in the Poconos and many take the bus. We spoke with people who say they’re on a bus more than 25 hours a week. While they say they’re horrified by news of the crash, it doesn’t make them afraid to travel. Each day in Mount Pocono, there are buses to and […]

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    Update: Body Discovered Near Little League Field in Scranton

    SCRANTON — Scranton police and the coroner were called to a Little League field in north Scranton Tuesday night after a body was found. Police said the body was found on a trail behind the Marvine Dutch Gap Little League field off Marvine Avenue. The coroner said Daniel Griffiths, 56, of Scranton died of natural causes while walking his dog.

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    Vigil in Honor of Schuylkill County Drowning Victim

    SHENANDOAH — Dozens of students, parents, and community members gathered inside the auditorium at Shenandoah Valley Junior/Senior High School Tuesday night to say goodbye to Tolik Stutts, who drowned last week. “Even if you weren’t close to him, everybody knew who he was, how he was. He would always make everybody smile no matter what, even if he was close to them or not,” said classmate Katy Hernandez. “Like once you lose a part of our family, like we’re all […]

  • After Troubling Times, Laceyville to Rebuild Police Department

    LACEYVILLE — The same day the former Laceyville police chief was sentenced for driving drunk on the job, Laceyville borough leaders said they are working to rebuild their police department. The borough’s former chief, Scott Perry, was cited for driving drunk on the job back in December. He pleaded guilty and was fired. A judge ruled Monday Perry does not have to serve any time in jail. “You know, I made a mistake. There’s no doubt about it,” said Perry […]

  • Schuylkill Co. Man Charged With Trying To Kill State Police

    NORTH UNION TOWNSHIP — A Zion Grove man has been charged with criminal attempted homicide, reckless endangerment, aggravated and simple assault after state police said he tried to hit a state police vehicle head-on. State police said 30-year-old Brad Moyer was driving a white Malibu when he purposely slammed into a state police SUV with two troopers inside late Thursday night on Ringtown Road in Zion Grove. Troopers said it all started when Moyer got into a fight at his […]

  • Goryl Family Reacts After Sentencings

    HAZLETON — The parents of a man from Hazleton who was badly beaten in 2013 are disappointed with his attackers’ sentences, but say they are moving forward. The Goryl family says it has been a long two years since Andrew “A.J.” Goryl was beaten and left unconscious on a dark street in Hazleton. In that time, Goryl, now 35, has been in rehab, learning to walk, talk, and eat again. Now, the two men from Hazleton charged with attacking Goryl have […]

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    Family Reacts After Woman Charged with Mother’s Death in Shamokin

    SHAMOKIN — A  woman is locked up in Northumberland County, charged in connection with her mother’s death. Police arrested Mary Ellen Collins of Shamokin Tuesday in Northumberland County. Collins is in jail on $100,000 bail, charged with involuntary manslaughter and neglect for the death of Ellen Jackson, 66, in February. Police said Jackson was left alone and uncovered on the floor of a home on Spurzheim Street in Shamokin for seven hours. She died of hypothermia. Collins admitted to police she was her […]

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