List by Author: Sarah Harnisch

Contendors Lining Up For Maziarz Seat

07.16.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The fight to fill the seat of Republican State Senator George Maziarz is taking shape in the 62nd District. Maziarz, one of the most powerful senators in New York, is retiring after 19 years in office. He is also the subject of a federal ...

Libous Files Court Records In Lying Case

07.16.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Attorneys for Sen. Thomas W. Libous and his son are arguing the government’s accusations against them are so vague they cannot prepare an adequate defense without more information. Libous and his son, Matthew T. Libous, were indicted July 1 ...

America's Favorite Chocolate Maker Raising Prices

07.16.14 | Sarah Harnisch

A not so good news for chocolate lovers around the world: America's leading candy and chocolates producer Hershey Co announced an overall 8 percent price increase for its chocolates. That means buying your favorite Kit Kat or Reese will now cost ...

PA Lawmakers State Portraits Marked With Corruption Plaques

07.16.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Three former Pennsylvania state House speakers and one former Senate president pro tempore each have new information on the plaques beneath their official portraits hanging in the Capitol's corridors: details about their criminal convictions. The ...

Hydrofracking Delay Continues in New York

07.15.14 | Sarah Harnisch

   A judge Monday blocked attempts to force Governor Andrew Cuomo's administration to decide whether to authorize large-scale high volume hydofracking. It means there is no timeline  to decide on gas drilling in New York. Acting ...

Hiko Energy Could Get the Boot in Pennsylvania

07.15.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The public utility commission in Pennsylvania has filed a formal complaint against a power company that provides electricity to several top electric providers-- like PPL. Hiko energy could get slapped with a $15 million fine and users could get a ...

Rob Astorino Challenges Cuomo To Debates

07.11.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Rob Astorino is throwing down the gauntlet, and challenging Governor Cuomo to a series of regional debates. "New York is a vast and diverse state with many needs and nuances. Issues that might arise in a Binghamton debate, might not apply to ...

Power Still Out To Thousands In NY and PA From Tuesday's Storms

07.11.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Utility crews worked Thursday to restore power in some Eastern states hit hard by severe storms nearly two days earlier, and one rural New York town picked through the debris from homes battered by a deadly tornado. A total of five people died in ...

PA School Bus Drivers Cut Ties With Union

07.11.14 | Sarah Harnisch

School bus drivers in Pennsylvania may have dealt a deep financial blow to a local union after voting overwhelmingly to cut ties. Nearly 90 percent of drivers from the Gateway School District voted to withdraw from Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) ...

NWS Confirms 6 Tornadoes, 2 Microbursts In NY, PA

07.10.14 | Sarah Harnisch

A half dozen tornadoes dropped from the sky on New York and Pennsylvania Tuesday. The data-- just in minutes ago-- from the National Weather Service. The teams returned back to their weather station at 1:40 this morning. There was an EF2 tornado in ...

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