List by Author: Sarah Harnisch

Uber had an outage yesterday just days after opening for business in upstate NY

07.05.17 | Sarah Harnisch

The ride-sharing company calling it a "technical hiccup." Uber went down in Albany, Syracuse, Rochester, and Buffalo early Tuesday morning. The company says it's now up and running again.

Penn State has filed a lawsuit against former assistant football coach Bob Shoop for breach of contract

07.05.17 | Sarah Harnisch

The school says he owes the university nearly $900,000 dollars. According to the lawsuit filed in June, Shoop was required to pay the university half his base salary for any remaining term if he decided to leave early. Shoop's contract ran 'til...

Authorities in Williamsport, PA are on high alert after a deadly batch of drugs sent dozens to the hospital

06.30.17 | Sarah Harnisch

They say 36 people have been treated for heroine overdoses in the last 24 hours in Williamsport. One case was fatal. The Tioga County District Attorney's Office issued a warning to the public saying there may be a lethal version of the drug in...

PA's health dept. has awarded 52 permits for medical marijuana

06.30.17 | Sarah Harnisch

Six of them are in northeastern Pennsylvania: Edwardsville, Blakeslee, Williamsport, and State College. In northwest, PA clinics will be in Lawrence and Jefferson counties. Clinton and Center counties will be home to dispensaries in the north...

One of the men involved in the Jerry Sandusky scandal is asking a judge to modify his prison sentence

06.29.17 | Sarah Harnisch

Ex-Penn State athletic director Tim Curley wants a judge to modify his sentence for failing to report now-convicted sexual predator Jerry Sandusky to authorities, saying he has incurable lung cancer and liver damage. Curley wants to serve his...

A 12-year-old Syracuse boy is on the adventure of his life to raise money for sick kids

06.29.17 | Sarah Harnisch

Adam Koss and his parents took in a Detroit Tigers game last night, and he talked about why he's going to a ballgame at all 30 major league stadiums this summer. The youth says this allows him to combine his bar mitzvah and his love of...

Ride sharing began just after midnight in some Upstate NY cities

06.29.17 | Sarah Harnisch

Uber and Lyft can be used right off your cell phone. It will take some getting used to.   To use the service, download the free app to your phone and type in where you want to go.  Once you accept the ride, you'll see an icon of a...

Pennsylvania is considering banning plastic bags

06.28.17 | Sarah Harnisch

Governor Tom Wolf wants to do away with plastic grocery bags to protect the environment. The trouble is there are over 1,500 people across the state that make the bags for a living.The bill has already passed the House and the Senate and is...

There's a shortage of lifeguards at swimming pools across PA this summer

06.27.17 | Sarah Harnisch

Last year, Pool Manager Kimberly Whittington had nearly 30 guards at Splash Cove in eastern Pennsylvania.   This year,  only 15. Part of the issue is an expensive certification course to start the job. So far, parks have not had...

Buffalo billionaire Carl Paladino takes the stand in his own defense today before the state education commissioner

06.27.17 | Sarah Harnisch

He's accused of leaking confidential information in the wake of the outrage over his remarks about former president Barack Obama. The Buffalo School Board, where Paladino serves, says they are trying to prove he violated a code of conduct by...

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