List by Author: Sarah Harnisch

LIHEAP Heating Aid Extended In Pennsylvania

03.27.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Governor Corbett announced that Pennsylvanians who are struggling to pay home heating bills will have extra time. The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) has been extended through April 18th. The federally-funded program was slated ...

Heated New York State Budget Talks Continue

03.24.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Heated budget talks continue in New York State. A property tax freeze, medical marijuana, the Dream Act, campaign finance reform, and pre-k funding-- are all among the top budget issues still unsettled before the fiscal year starts April 1st. Talks ...

Gov Corbett Introduces New Protections for Assualt Victims

03.24.14 | Sarah Harnisch

    Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett is expected to sign a bill this week that would give victims of sexual violence the ability to ask a judge for a protective order that could bar perpetrators from calling, visiting, or contacting ...

Benefit For Ben Sauer

03.07.14 | Sarah Harnisch

A Christian family from Clarence, New York has learned one of their 4-year-old sons, Ben Sauer, has brain cancer. Two months ago, Ben was fine. And now, he has weeks to live. The tumor has tripled, despite treatment. The family believes Ben's story ...

Niagara Falls Frozen Solid... Again

03.05.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Niagara Falls has come to a halt again. The cascading water is frozen because of the bitter frozen temperatures. It's the second time this winter that six million cubic feet of water at the Falls has come to an icy halt. To view the stunning ...

PA Residents Complaining About High Electric Bills

02.21.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Pennsylvania utility regulators say they'll look into complaints about spiking electric bills, saying the affected people had signed variable-rate contracts with suppliers that then passed on wholesale prices driven up by cold weather. The ...

10 Hurt In Bus Crash In Niagara Falls

02.21.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Ten people were injured in a bus crash in western New York yesterday, including a 14 year old girl. It happened in Niagara Falls, after a Niagara Frontier Authority bus, an SUV and a small car collided on icy roads. Four people were hospitalized, ...

Help For Seniors In NY

02.21.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The AARP is pushing Governor Cuomo to help them make life easier for New Yorkers 50 years old and older, alleviating the burden on those who care for them. The AARP is asking the governor to include $26 million in the state budget to help clear the ...

Organic Spinach Recall In NY, PA

02.21.14 | Sarah Harnisch

There is a spinach recall affecting New York and Pennsylvania. National salad brand Taylor Farms is issuing a recall on its organic baby spinach because of possible e-coli contamination. The company says spinach produced by Central Market, Full ...

Former Penn State Admins Seek Dismissal of Case

02.20.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Three former Penn State administrators accused of covering up the Jerry Sandusky abuse scandal are urging a judge to dismiss all or parts of a criminal case. In lengthy filings released Wednesday, former university president Graham Spanier, retired ...

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