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.
BLOOMSBURG, Pa. — What was left of the duplex on Fair Street in Bloomsburg was still smoking Monday morning as state police and other investigators searched the place for a missing man’s body. Early Sunday morning, intense flames ripped through the building. Three people who lived inside are accounted for, but a fourth remains missing. State police brought in a specially trained dog to search the charred rubble for remains. An excavator also helped in the search. Late Monday morning, […]
DORRANCE TOWNSHIP, Pa. — Two people are dead and one is injured after an early morning house explosion on Aberdeen Road in Dorrance Township. “It sounded like a jet flying over and then a couple of seconds later, it felt like a tree hit my house and I live far away from here,” said Joseph Tucker of Nuangola Fire Department. The first blast came just after 1:30 a.m. on Friday and when rescue crews rushed to the scene, they found […]
TEXAS TOWNSHIP, Pa. — A mother and son are both facing charges after a brawl at Weis Markets near Honesdale. Cell phone video of the fight last Thursday shows people screaming and hitting. State police said Dana Coxson-Croci and her son, Jordan Coxson are responsible for attacking several people, including store employees. Last month, Coxson posted a video to Facebook showing himself jumping on a counter inside Weis Markets and rapping. He faces assault charges in connection with the fight. […]
SCRANTON, Pa. — A shooting in Scranton now ruled a homicide. The Lackawanna County Coroner confirms Parker Palermo’s death was a homicide. Scranton police say the 20-year old was killed and two others injured after a shooting early Sunday morning. It happened outside an after-hours club in the former Castle Restaurant. So far, no charges have been filed. Investigators say more than one person may have been firing a gun. They say a man who owns a security company, but […]
WEST BRUNSWICK TOWNSHIP, Pa. — An early morning standoff with police in Schuylkill County ended peacefully. A state police SERT team was called to a home on Lehigh Avenue near Orwigsburg after state police tried to do a mental health check on the 62-year-old woman living there. The woman threatened to hurt herself and warned that she had guns inside the home. After several hours of negotiating, the woman surrendered to police. Neighbors were told not to leave their homes […]
LACKAWANNA STATE PARK — When it’s wet and chilly, most folks head indoors. But some anglers say rainy weather is perfect for dropping a line in the water. “I haven’t been out much this year but my friends have been doing really well. They’re catching a lot of trout at the park here,” said Tom Bonacci, who works at Lackawanna State Park. David Lennick stood in the morning rain at the park with two lines in the water. Rain or […]
SCRANTON, Pa. — There were blue jeans, black ties, gems and gowns. But the focus at the Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel in Scranton Friday night was not the clothing, but the cause. “I have a form of muscular dystrophy. I think it’s great that they’re here to help me and other kids and I think it’s such a great cause,” said MDA Ambassador Dante Passeri of Hazle Township. The 19th annual Black and Blue Ball drew hundreds for live and […]
BLOOMSBURG, Pa. — About 400 Bloomsburg University students were forced out of an off-campus apartment building early Friday morning. Bloomsburg police said a man visiting at the Honeysuckle Apartments threatened to harm himself. Officers said he had a gun and they said that man fired shots, but no one was injured. “It’s crazy to think that it would happen in Bloomsburg. You don’t think something like that would happen here,” said Reagan Windl of Bloomsburg University. “It was really just, […]
SALEM TOWNSHIP, Pa. — Three Mile Island is closing at the end of September. The owners and operators say the nuclear facility in Dauphin County has been losing money. The nuclear plant has a place in American history after a partial nuclear meltdown in 1979 spread panic as some radiation was released from the facility. News of the closure is hitting hard. Nearly 700 workers at the facility have been promised jobs at other company locations. “We were supposed to […]
SCRANTON, Pa. — The sounds inside St. Clare Church in Scranton Wednesday morning were sounds of celebration. Students from St. Clare/St. Paul honored one of their own: kindergartner Avery Connors. After three years of treatment for leukemia, 7-year old Avery just finished chemotherapy. When asked how she feels, Avery responded, “Emotional!” Avery’s twin sister says during treatment, Avery kept her spirits up. “Not really different, just the same as she is now,” said Aylah Connors. Avery’s friends could not be happier. […]
SUNBURY, Pa. — A rock slide has a road closed in Northumberland County. Route 147 from 2nd Street in Sunbury to Brush Valley Road just outside of town in Upper Augusta Township is closed. PennDOT officials say there was a rockslide around 6 p.m. on Monday. Trees, rocks, and debris are blocking the roadway. “One of my friends tagged it on Facebook and I was like, ‘Oh, this is cool.’ The detour isn’t terrible as long as you know how […]