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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.

Recent Articles
  • Filmmaker Says Frein Has ‘Crossed over into Another Reality’

    Investigators describe Eric Frein as a survivalist, someone with a deep hatred of law enforcement and a member of a paramilitary group. Family and friends say Frein is a quiet person who loves war reenactments. “It’s shocking when somebody that you’ve been in contact with through journalism or film making does such a heinous crime,” said Patrick Bresnan of Texas. Bresnan and his wife made a documentary called “Vietnam Appreciation Day,” in which Frein appeared. The film is being test-screened […]

  • 10 Days After Shooting, Manhunt Continues

    BARRETT TOWNSHIP — While state police say the search area is “narrowing,” they still continued their search for Eric Frein into Monday night. Authorities believe Frien shot and killed state police Corporal Bryon Dickson and wounded Trooper Alex Douglass ten days ago in Pike County. Troopers have concentrated their search in the area around Frein’s parents’ home in Monroe County. Roads in this area, including Route 447, reopened around 9 p.m. Monday, but for most of the day people were […]

  • As Manhunt Intensifies, Neighbors on Edge

    The search for Eric Frein continued Friday night with helicopters in the air and hundreds of members of law enforcement on the ground. Two nights in a row, there have been intense searches in the same part of Barrett Township, close to Frein’s family home. “Very scary, not sleeping at night, up most of the night. Worried, every noise you hear,” said one neighbor. With a report of shots fired in the area and the possibility Frein may be there, […]

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    UPDATE: Displaced Residents Returning Home, Suspect Still Not Caught

    BARRETT TOWNSHIP — Emergency shelters set up for residents of Barrett and Price Townships who were not allowed back into their homes are closed and those people were allowed back home. Roads were blocked off Thursday night as police continue to search for Eric Frein, now one of the 10 most wanted fugitives in the country. Local, state, and federal members of law enforcement gathered in a parking lot not far from Frein’s home in Canadensis after they got information […]

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    Paying Respect to Fallen Trooper

    SCRANTON — Thousands showed up for a public viewing for Corporal Bryon Dickson. It began with a procession that included several dozen state police vehicles through Dunmore, which Cpl. Dickson called home. From there his flag-draped casket was taken to the rotunda at Marywood University in Lackawanna County Wednesday afternoon. Starting at 3 p.m., police, first responders, and people from the community stood in line waiting to pay their respects to Cpl. Dickson and his family. State police from Massachusetts, […]

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    State Police Name Suspect In Trooper Slaying

    BLOOMING GROVE TOWNSHIP — State police announced arrest warrants for a suspect in the fatal shooting of a trooper over the weekend. Investigators said Eric Matthew Frein, 31, of Canadensis is a suspect in the killing of Corporal Bryon Dickson and the wounding of Trooper Alex Douglass Friday night outside the Blooming Grove state police barracks. Suspect: Eric Frein. 31 years old of Canadensis. He is considered armed and very dangerous @wnep pic.twitter.com/gq2A64hCVq — Amanda Kelley (@wnepamandak) September 16, 2014 […]

  • Governor Visits Wounded Trooper in Hospital, Fallen Trooper’s Family

    SCRANTON — After being briefed at the state police barracks in Blooming Grove, Governor Tom Corbett met with the family of Corporal Bryon Dickson and visited Trooper Alex Douglass in the hospital Monday afternoon. Governor Corbett spent about 20 minutes with the injured trooper. State police officials said Trooper Douglass is conscious and stable. The governor asked that people continue to respect the trooper’s privacy. A spokesperson for the governor said that prior to his visit with Trooper Douglass in […]

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    UPDATE: One Man in Custody After Deadly Stabbing in Hazleton

    HAZLETON -- Police are investigating a possible stabbing in Hazleton and authorities confirm that the coroner was called to the scene.

  • Man Dies After Being Badly Burned in Wapwallopen

    UPDATE: The Lehigh County Coroner confirmed that Edward Strzelecki passed away Wednesday night due to injuries he received in the fire. WAPWALLOPEN — A man from Wapwallopen was burned by an explosion and fire Wednesday afternoon. Investigators said Strzelecki was burned after an explosion and fire at his garage Wednesday afternoon. “Evidently he was working on the tractor. He was taking gas out of one into another. That’s what they surmised happened,” said the victim’s cousin Joe Kubricki. Family members told […]

  • West Pittston: 3 Years After The Flood

    WEST PITTSTON — “It was terrible. You almost had a nervous breakdown because it was everything you worked for your whole life just sort of vanishes all at once,” said Bob Trusavage of West Pittston. It was a time some people describe as the worst time in their lives. Now, three years later, communities like West Pittston still bear the scars of the flood of 2011. The Trusavage home along the banks of the Susquehanna River was once a single […]

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    Honoring Football Legend “Jazz” In Mount Carmel

    MOUNT CARMEL—For 31 seasons, Joe ‘Jazz’ Diminick was a fixture of Mount Carmel Area football. At one point in his career, he was the winningest coach in Pennsylvania. This summer, at the age of 86, Diminick passed away. Friday night, just before the Mount Carmel Area Red Tornadoes took on the Selinsgrove Seals, the field, where he spent so much time, was named after Diminick. “Oh, a tremendous honor. Jazz was a great guy. I had the privilege of playing […]

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    Troy Police Back At Scene Of Deadly Wreck

    TROY—A small memorial is set up on the side of porter road in Troy, near the intersection of Route 6 which is also known as Elmira Street. It is a small balloon, some flowers and a drawing for a 7-year-old boy killed in a crash. “One of the guys I work with, he was one of the first ones on the scene, he was the second one here when it happened and it’s just very sad,” said Earl Brown, who […]


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