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New York Bill to Curb Abandoned Homes

06.05.14 | FL News Team

   A bill is in the works in NY that'll help rid the state of abandoned properties. These  "zombie" houses are homes that have sat vacant for years due to foreclosure.  The legislation, pushed by  New York State Attorney ...

NY Considers Zoning Laws for Anti-Drilling Towns

06.04.14 | FL News Team

 New York's top court will decide by the Fourth of July whether towns can use zoning laws to ban gas drilling from their borders. The seven-member Court of Appeals heard oral arguments Tuesday in two cases out of Dryden and Middlefield, where ...

Pennsylvania to Downsize State Government

06.04.14 | FL News Team

 Two bills passed the state Senate on Tuesday that would affect all three branches of government. Senators are signaling support for amending the constitution to get rid of top state government offices including Lieutenant governor and two ...

Upton Waives Right to Preliminary Hearing

06.03.14 | FL News Team

Almond Upton,  the man accused of intentionally hitting and killing State Trooper Christopher Skinner will not appear in court Tuesday.It had originally been scheduled in the Town of Chenango court for Tuesday morning.The 60-year-old from ...

Measles Cases Spotted In Pennsylvania

05.27.14 | FL News Team

Allegheny County, where Pittsburgh is located, has reported its second case of measles in a month. It's unclear if the two cases are related. Now-- officials have notified a bank and a yogurt store where one of the infected people worked-- to ...

Penn Yann Flood Victims to Receive Grants

05.26.14 | FL News Team

New York State will aid the flood victims in Penn Yann, New York. Speaking over the weekend, Lieutenant Governor Bob Duffy said grants, not loans, will be made available to renters, homeowners, and small business owners. Renters and homeowners can ...

President Obama Visits Cooperstown

05.23.14 | FL News Team

 President Barack Obama on Thursday became the first sitting president to visit the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, traveling to New York's Leatherstocking Region to tout his administration's plan to boost international ...

Governeror Cuomo Kicks off Re-Election Campaig

05.23.14 | FL News Team

    New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has officially kicked off his hi re-election campaign. He was welcomed with applause at the final day of the State Democratic Convention on Long Island. His mantra was "We are One." In the 30 minute ...

Bill Urges for Lifeguards at PA's Public Beaches

05.23.14 | FL News Team

A Pennsylvania lawmaker says he's drafting legislation that would once again require certified lifeguards at all state parks with public beaches. Sen. Rob Teplitz  says unguarded beaches pose a safety risk. In 2008, the state Department of ...

Governor Corbett's Campaign Criticizes Opponent Tom Wolf

05.23.14 | FL News Team

Gov. Tom Corbett's campaign is criticizing Democratic challenger Tom Wolf over plans by an environmentalist billionaire to spend money to defeat the Corbett in this year's election. Corbett's campaign manager said Thursday it's a case of one ...

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