List by Author: Sarah Harnisch

New York is stepping up efforts to combat sexual assault on college campuses

05.18.17 | Sarah Harnisch

Governor Cuomo has ordered a comprehensive review to certify that all colleges and universities in the state are complying with the Enough is Enough law. It ensures students are protected from sexual assault and dating violence on campus and that ...

An Endicott, NY fire-fighter has been aquitted of arson

05.16.17 | Sarah Harnisch

Jason Stokes was accused of torching his own home last summer with his family still inside. The jury cited a lack of evidence in the trial of 41 year-old Stokes. The former fire-fighter was accused of planting gasoline-filled containers inside ...

Stipend pay is under review in New York

05.16.17 | Sarah Harnisch

At least eight state senators have been paid thousands of dollars in stipends for committee positions they did not actually hold. Good government watchdog groups question whether the move is fraudulent. Republicans say it's  "much to do ...

It's time to vote New York & Pennsylvania

05.16.17 | Sarah Harnisch

Today is school budget day in New York and Primary Day in Pennsylvania Pennsylvania voters are choosing candidates to fill openings on state courts.   New York voters are casting ballots to decide their local school spending plans and the ...

A major highway construction project is coming to Corning's historic Market Street

05.05.17 | Sarah Harnisch

The major renovation project comes with a price.It's estimated vehicles will be prohibited from traveling or parking on market street in downtown Corning for two weeks. Store owner Tom Freeland says he's not worried about the inconvenience.The ...

Lake Ontaro shoreline flooding is expected to worsen today as the winds kick up and the rain comes down

05.05.17 | Sarah Harnisch

Several  area homeowners have sandbags surrounding their homes.Following three days of relentless rain, there's a chance for some snow late Sunday. The entire Lake Ontario shoreline is under a state of emergency today.

A Southern Tier congressman is weighing-in on the prospects for healthcare reform

05.03.17 | Sarah Harnisch

Republican Tom Reed of Corning says Congress will take a more cautious approach after an effort to abolish the Affordable Care Act failed earlier this year.As of today, 21 House Republicans say they won't support the Obamacare-overhaul effort. The ...

Several small tornados touched down during the severe storms Monday night in western and central PA

05.03.17 | Sarah Harnisch

The National Weather Service in State College says an F-1 tornado tore up the town of Rebersburg in Centre County.          The twister followed a mile-long path and damaged more than two dozen ...

The PA Senate is advanced legislation that would allow certain school teachers to carry firearms in the classroom

04.20.17 | Sarah Harnisch

State Senator Don White says many educators are expressing support for his bill. But opponents argue guns in school would do more harm than good.Senate Bill 383 would allow school personnel access to guns if they have authorization from the ...

NY’s health insurers are now required to cover fertility treatment for unmarried and same-sex couples who are trying to conceive

04.20.17 | Sarah Harnisch

The new guidelines are being condemned by pro-family groups who argue they disregard what's in the best interest of children, and that's to be raised by a mother and father who are married. In vitro fertilization typically costs couples trying to ...

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