List by Author: Sarah Harnisch

Injured PA State Trooper Is Alert and Talking

09.15.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Pennsylvania State Trooper Alex Douglass is alert and talking for the first time since surgery. That’s according to investigators who said Trooper Douglass was injured Friday night when somebody ambushed the state police barracks in Blooming ...

Gambling Isn't Fixing Property Taxes In The Keystone State

09.15.14 | Sarah Harnisch

New data shows casino revenues are not providing school property tax relief to Pennsylvanians as promised by Governor Ed Rendell and top state lawmakers back in 2004. An Associated Press analysis of state Education Department data shows that ...

Walk Planned For Family Of Fallen Officer Daryl Pierson

09.15.14 | Sarah Harnisch

A memorial walk will be held in honor of the police officer that lost his life in the line of duty earlier this month in Rochester. Operation Patriot Foundation, a non-profit organization, is sponsoring a walk for Daryl Pierson on Saturday, ...

Buffalo Jills Are Out Of A Job Temporarily

09.15.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The Buffalo Bills cheerleaders are being replaced by a drum line. The Buffalo Jills were suspended earlier this year following a legal battle between five former cheerleaders and the Bills organization. The Stampede Drum Line has been chosen to ...

New York's New Fall Foliage Map Is Out

09.12.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The multi-colored leaves draw millions of tourists around the world to upstate New York each year-- fall, considered one of the area's biggest draws. And each year, the state leans on what they all "field observers" to put out a map with weekly, ...

Common Core Comment Period Rolls Out Next Month In PA

09.12.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The head of the Pennsylvania Department of Education says a website should be up next month to collect public comment on aspects of the state's new Common Core reading and math standards. Acting Education Secretary Carolyn Dumaresq to the State ...

U.S. Capitol Flag From 9-11 Donated To Pennsylvania

09.12.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert has donated the flag that flew atop the U.S. Capitol on 9/11 to the Flight 93 National Memorial in Pennsylvania. At a ceremony in Shanskville on Thursday, Hastert says the Capitol may not have remained standing ...

Cuomo Spent $60 Per Vote Tuesday; Teachout, $1.57

09.12.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The Washington Post has found New York Governor Andrew Cuomo spent 60 dollars on each vote in Tuesday's primary, while Zephyr Teachout, his opponent-- who ended up with more then a third of the vote-- spent just a 1 dollar-57 each vote. Cuomo won ...

In Spite of Primary Loss, Teachout Still Success

09.11.14 | Sarah Harnisch

When the numbers were fully tallied Wednesday, Fordham Law Professor Zephyr Teachout ended up stealing 31 of New York's 62 counties from Andrew Cuomo. Most were upstate. If you figure in downstate voters too, she still took a third of all ...

PA Booard of Ed. Calls for Review of Common Core Standards

09.09.14 | Sarah Harnisch

  Governor Tom Corbett released a statement Monday saying the board will host a meeting this week to set up statewide hearings to publicly review the content of the common core education standards. He says Common Core is overly influenced by ...

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