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.

Recent Articles
  • PA Lawmakers Vote to Amend Bill on Statute of Limitations for Sex Abuse Victims

    HARRISBURG, Pa. — The Pennsylvania House of Representatives debated legislation that would broaden the statute of limitations for sex abuse victims. The bill is the result of the attorney general’s report on sexual abuse by Catholic priests. After a vote held on Monday by the House, 171-23 voted to amend the bill to lift. It would eliminate limitations on child abuse prosecutions, no matter how long it takes for the victim to come forward, and a predator could be criminally […]

  • Students Protesting District’s Dress Code in Shamokin Area

    COAL TOWNSHIP, Pa. — Outside Shamokin Area Junior/Senior High School, a group of students stood in protest. Many wore jeans or pants with rips and tears, all of which are against the district dress code. Protesting the dress code in Shamokin Area @WNEP — Sarah Buynovsky WNEP (@SarahBuynovsky) September 24, 2018 “I think we should fight for what we don’t want because it’s kind of sickening how they take us away from our education to go sit in this […]

  • Staying Safe While Exercising Outdoors After Recent Attacks

    The brutal murder of a jogger in Washington D.C. and another young woman this week has triggered alarm and safety concerns, especially among women. Early morning is a popular time for people to walk, bike, and run at parks like Nay Aug Park in Scranton. Most of them do those activities alone. Wendy Martinez, who was recently engaged, was stabbed to death in what looked to be an “unprovoked attack” while jogging in Washington D.C. Tuesday evening. What happened in […]

  • After Masonic Building Collapse, Questions In Berwick

    BERWICK, Pa. —  Thursday morning brought a steady stream of people, checking out what is left of the back end of a building on the corner of Market and Second Streets in Berwick following a partial collapse Wednesday afternoon. Crews were called in to deal with the mess. Assessing the damage, figuring out what happened and how much of the building to demolish. “It’s a beautiful building, it’s a beautiful building, it’s been used for a lot of things over […]

  • Back to Class After Strike in East Stroudsburg Area

    EAST STROUDSBURG, Pa. — School is back in session in East Stroudsburg Area. Students and teachers returned to the classrooms Wednesday morning after a seven-day teacher strike. Last week, teachers hit the picket lines to protest their lack of a contract. The last one expired in 2016. “I was worried about the teachers and the parents during the strike. It was just pretty hectic at first,” said East Stroudsburg Area Senior High South student Emi Mota. Then this week, teachers […]

  • Update: More Details After Three Killed in Crash in Monroe County

    STROUD TOWNSHIP, Pa. — Three people are dead after a crash in Monroe County. It happened along Route 209 near Shafers Schoolhouse Road in Stroud Township around 9:30 p.m. Sunday. According to investigators, three vehicles were involved. The coroner was called to the scene, and officials confirmed three people are dead. The Monroe County coroner identified the victims as Matthew Haller, 20, of Wind Gap, who was driving a Ford Mustang, and Ronald Bogart, 68, and his brother, Chester, 74, both […]

  • Bradford County Hit with Flash Flooding Again

    SOUTH CREEK TOWNSHIP, Pa. — Rain caused yet another round of flash flooding in Bradford County Monday night into Tuesday morning. Fire and rescue crews were busy. “The summer has been wet all summer long. This is the fourth or fifth time we’ve been out on this. Seems like each time it gets worse and worse, just no place for the water to go,” said South Creek Township Fire Chief Brett Johnston. Digging out a culvert after parts of Bradford […]

  • UPDATE: Route 611 Back Open in Monroe County

    POCONO TOWNSHIP, Pa. — About a mile stretch of Route 611 in Pocono Township was closed in both directions Monday morning. Fire and police officials said a garbage truck was leaking natural gas in the area, prompting the road to be closed. School buses were forced to take detours, other vehicles turned around. People were confused. “I noticed they had the whole road closed off here, so I had to turn around and went down toward Bartonsville, and they had […]

  • Trucking Companies on Alert During Hurricane Florence

    PITTSTON TOWNSHIP, Pa. — Trucking companies in northeastern and central Pennsylvania are on alert. Many have already canceled orders in the region expected to be hit the hardest by the storm. Maryland, Virginia, Georgia, North Carolina, and South Carolina are under states of emergency. At a truck stop in Luzerne County, drivers fuel up, but some are not sure where they are headed. Hurricane Florence is slamming parts of the south, forcing truckers to re-route or cancel trips altogether. Several […]

  • Hurricane Flo: Stay Or Go?

    LUZERNE COUNTY — The roadways are packed, the skies too, as people flee the path of Hurricane Florence, but there are some who are traveling toward the storm. The Davidian sisters of Scranton are Red Cross volunteers who have been working together for years, helping people through disasters. “We meet a lot of people and I mean after so many years of going out, we meet people we haven’t seen, we have friends in every state, we have great comradery […]

  • Trooper Shoots Man in Susquehanna County

    HALLSTEAD, Pa. -- A man from Susquehanna County is hospitalized after being shot by state police Tuesday night.

  • In Scranton, Remembering 9/11

    SCRANTON, Pa. — It was a dreary and somber morning for a somber ceremony honoring those killed in the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. “I’m the bugler for the Marine Corps League and I have been here for every one of the ceremonies honoring the people killed on 9/11. Innocent people who died for hate. H-A-T-E. And that’s all it was hate,” said Richard “Finner” Kane of Scranton. For many, it is hard to believe 17 years have passed […]