List by Author: Sarah Harnisch

A fresh batch of New York state Troopers will report for duty this week all across the Empire State

10.17.16 | Sarah Harnisch

More than 220 cadets graduated from the State Police Academy in Albany last week and will report for duty this coming Thursday. The academy program lasts 26 weeks, and is followed by ten weeks of field training. This was the 204th graduating...

The price of natural gas is expected to be lower in New York

10.14.16 | Sarah Harnisch

According to the New York State Public Service Commission, natural gas bills will be about 10% lower than the normal price on natural gas-- about $693 per family this season. And electricity costs will be 14% less at $41 a month.

New yorkers must register to vote by today in order to cast ballots in the presidential election on November 8th

10.14.16 | Sarah Harnisch

If you are looking to register to vote or change your enrollment information, you can do it on the Department of Motor Vehicles website.

Talks went into the night last night for faculty members at 14 state run universities in Pennsylvania

10.14.16 | Sarah Harnisch

We are now five days away from hundreds of professors walking off the job. They have been without a contract since 2014. A strike would affect tens of thousands of college students across the Keystone State. A spokesman for the state system...

Indiana Governor Mike Pence made a campaign pit stop in Reading, Pennsylvania yesterday

10.14.16 | Sarah Harnisch

The Republican vice presidential candidate visited the lunch crowd at the Peanut Bar on Pence street in Reading.  He spent about 15 minutes chatting with voters and left with an order of wings and some pretzel pie.

In New York, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand introduced a bill to expand rural broadband internet access

10.13.16 | Sarah Harnisch

While speaking in the remote Warren County town of Thurman, Gillibrand said she's working on a $50 million bill that would double federal spending on internet lines in rural upstate New York.

The Pennsylvania Turnpike now takes plastic

10.13.16 | Sarah Harnisch

The turnpike has installed credit card readers across the state and now take cash, EZ Pass or plastic in case you forget to carry cash. You can use the cash lanes for a credit card.

5 states including Pennsylvania may be barried from boarding a commercial flight using a driver's license beginning in 2018

10.13.16 | Sarah Harnisch

It's because of the states refusing to comply with national proof-of-identity requirements. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security confirmed Wednesday that it rejected requests from Oklahoma, Kentucky, Maine, South Carolina and Pennsylvania...

167 people have now reported getting sick from refried beans at Mighty Taco in western New York

10.13.16 | Sarah Harnisch

The number is up from 100 earlier this month. One woman missed two days of work and has medical bills from getting sick. Mighty Taco says anyone sickened can fill out a contact us form on their website. The health department says the restaurant...

Three people were killed in New York when two small planes collided in Erie County over the town of North Collins

09.26.16 | Sarah Harnisch

One plane landed 150 feet from a barn. The scene has been turned over to the FAA and the NTSB. Officials say sun glare may have been a factor. All three that died were aboard the two planes.

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