List by Author: Sarah Harnisch

Prosecutors say three former Penn State University administrators should still be tried for child endangerment

08.25.16 | Sarah Harnisch

Prosecutors want ex-president Graham Spanier, former vice president Gary Schultz and former athletic director Tim Curley  tried for child endangerment. They made their arguments to proceed with criminal charges against the trio public on ...

A Pennslvania police barracks is getting a memorial garden

08.25.16 | Sarah Harnisch

In Pike County Pennsylvania, work is underway on a special memorial garden for fallen State Trooper Corporal Bryon Dickson, killed in an ambush.Eric Frein is on trial for that assassination. Now, a $10,000 garden is going in beside the barracks ...

Maine-Endwell wins the game!

08.25.16 | Sarah Harnisch

That's three wins for upstate New York so far in the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pennsylvania Every pitch, hit and run was watched 100 miles away on a big screen on the Maine-Endwell campus. The win means the school is just one ...

The great New York State Fair opens today

08.25.16 | Sarah Harnisch

908,000 people made a trip there last year and just as many are expected this year. One thing new this year: cow births. They happen on the fairgrounds. You can actually get alerts by text when it happens by texting 24587 and type: baby ...

Franklin Graham is making a stop in Albany tomorrow as part of his Decision America Tour

08.24.16 | Sarah Harnisch

It's not every day that you have Billy Graham's son in your back yard. Our news team got him on the phone and asked him some questions ahead of the tour. Graham says, "If we don't vote, then we can't complain." The prayer rally starts at noon at ...

In Pennsylvania, Governor Tom Wolf has picked a different Bruce to replace attorney general Kathleen Kane

08.19.16 | Sarah Harnisch

Convicted of perjury on Tuesday, Kane resigned as attorney general Wednesday, and Bruce Castor took the job. But less then 24 hours after her resignation took effect, Governor Wolf appointed his own Bruce to take office--Bruce Beemer, ...

New York is now requiring new back-to-school meningitis vaccines for 7th and 12th graders

08.19.16 | Sarah Harnisch

All kids entering those two grades must be vaccinated against the disease before returning to school under a new state requirement that takes effect September 1st. Meningitis spreads easily in large groups and dormitory settings. It is a school ...

A Penn State professor has been reported missing from the main campus in State College

08.19.16 | Sarah Harnisch

Police say 56-year-old Ronald Bettig was last seen at 12:30 p.m. Saturday. He drives a maroon 2010 Ford Focus. His car is also missing. He is an associate professor in the university's College of Communication and was hired in 1988.

Cattaraugus County is closer to raising the tobacco purchasing age

08.18.16 | Sarah Harnisch

The legislature voted to move the county one step closer last night and raise the minimum age from 18 to 21. They still have to have a public hearing before it's adopted. Cattaraugus County has the highest rate of adult smokers in western New ...

Kathleen Kane is no longer attorney general of Pennsylvania

08.18.16 | Sarah Harnisch

She officially stepped down yesterday after her conviction on nine charges earlier this week. She spoke to the press for the first time yesterday. She said, "It's bittersweet.  I loved my job.  I'm proud of the work we have done. But at ...

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