List by Author: Sarah Harnisch

Utility crews are working to restore power to more than 200,000 people

03.09.17 | Sarah Harnisch

Meteorologist Patrick Hammer with WGRZ-TV in Buffalo says this "was a once-in-a-generation wind."  Rochester says winds speeds on 81 miles-per-hour.         Hundreds of trees uprooted, dozens of...

The NY state assembly wants to provide tax breaks to small business owners

03.09.17 | Sarah Harnisch

Speaker Carl Heastie says the incentive is part of an employment growth package to support middle-class families.   Both the Assembly and the Senate will release their budget blueprints next week.   Those plans must be reconciled with...

There are no plans to do away with cash on the Thruway in upstate NY

02.16.17 | Sarah Harnisch

The Cuomo Administration said though cashless tolling exists downstate, the program in which tolls are deducted from a driver's EZ Pass, is not coming north yet. Bill Finch, the acting director of the Thruway, said they have looked at it, but...

Students in York County PA made a man a new finger using a 3D printer

02.06.17 | Sarah Harnisch

The kids attend Commonwealth Charter Academy in Harrisburg, where they learn how to use specialized software.Butch Atlin lost the tip of his finger because of an accident with a pellet gun. The prosthetic finger worked so well, five workshops are...

A PA representative is pushing to allow hunters to apply for a doe license online

02.06.17 | Sarah Harnisch

Gerald Mullery says hunting and fishing licenses are available online and there’s no reason why Pennsylvania residents shouldn’t be able to get their antler-less license the same way. Mullery says the current system, where hunters...

A new law is in the works that would repeal the 'Safe Act' in upstate NY

02.06.17 | Sarah Harnisch

Upstate New York Senator Rob Ortt of North Tonawanda says if New York can have different rules for things like ride sharing apps and minimum wage, gun control legislation should be the same way.  The proposal would not extend to New York...

NY conservatives are rallying around President Trump's immigration reforms

01.31.17 | Sarah Harnisch

Republican Congressman Chris Collins says the temporary travel ban makes sense from a national security standpoint.  Collins says the U.S. is right to hit the pause button on immigration from countries that are "hotbeds of...

PA's senate majority leader promises a thorough vetting of Gov. Wolf'sconsolidation plan

01.31.17 | Sarah Harnisch

Jake Corman promises a thorough vetting of Gov. Wolf's government consolidation plan. The governor yesterday proposed combing four state agencies into one. Corman says the consolidation effort requires legislative approval and cannot be done by...

A truck driver has died in a 50-vehicle pileup during a snow squal on Interstate-83 in York County Pennsylvania

01.31.17 | Sarah Harnisch

The chain-reaction wreck involved 40 passenger and 10 commercial vehicles.

A Civil Rights leader was in Niagara Falls last night

01.20.17 | Sarah Harnisch

Dorothy Counts Scoggins was the first black student to attend an all white school in North Carolina in 1957. Scoggins spoke to Niagara Falls High School students last night. She said if you fight back when you are bullied, you are no better than...

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