List by Author: Sarah Harnisch

Davis College To Offer Tuition Loan Repayment

04.24.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Davis College will introduce a program this fall to help incoming students pay off their loans after graduation. The Christian college in Johnson City will introduce FLEX -- Financial Liberty Exercised — for incoming students. FLEX provides ...

Southern Tier Gets Grants For Superstorm Sandy Recovery

04.24.14 | Sarah Harnisch

A group of municipalities from the Southern Tier was among eight to win $3 million in additional storm-recovery aid at a state conference Wednesday near the Capitol. Local governments in Broome and Tioga counties, as well as the Village of Sidney ...

Plaintives Seek Immdediate Decision in Same-Sex Marriage Case

04.22.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The plaintiffs in a constitutional challenge to Pennsylvania's law banning same-sex marriage are changing strategy and now asking a federal judge to make an immediate decision in their case. Civil rights lawyers representing a widow, 11 couples and ...

NY Democrat Basil Paterson Passes Away

04.18.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Former New York governor David Paterson's father has passed away. Democrat Basil Paterson was a political powerhouse and served as a state senator, deputy New York city mayor and New York's first black Secretary of State. He was part of the "Gang ...

Paterno Family Accuses NCAA of Finger Pointing

04.18.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The Paterno family says the NCAA is 'pointing a gun' in Penn State's direction.  The family of the late Penn State coach Joe Paterno -- Along with a number of trustees, former players and coaches, and members of the faculty -- claimed in ...

PENNDOT Reports Low Number of Highway Deaths

04.09.14 | Sarah Harnisch

          Pennsylvania recorded the lowest number of highway deaths ever last year.  Penn-dot says just over 12-hundred people were killed on highways in the Commonwealth.  That's the lowest ...

Two Democratic Gov Candidates in PA Get Top Ratings from Anti-Gun Group

04.08.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Gun control advocacy group CeaseFire Pennsylvania has given two gubernatorial candidates 100 percent rating on their gun control stances. Congresswoman Allyson Schwartz, and Katie McGinty, an attorney and former Environmental Protection Secretary, ...

PA Governor Signs Child Abuse Laws

04.08.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Progress is being made in the effort to protect children in Pennsylvania from abuse. On Monday, Governor Tom Corbett signed into law three bills that will result in funding for training, child advocacy centers and a new statewide database. There ...

Medical Marijuana Not Happening In NY This Year

04.08.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The prospects aren't bright for passage of a medical marijuana bill in the Legislature this year, Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver said Monday. Speaking to reporters inside of the Assembly chamber, Silver said there has been "no interest" from the ...

SUNY Broome Offers Program To Forgive Tuition

04.08.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Former SUNY Broome Community College students with outstanding debts to the school will be able to pay a portion of what they owe and return to school under a new amnesty program from the college. The one-time only tuition amnesty program will ...

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