List by Author: Sarah Harnisch

Driving will get more expensive next year in Pennsylvania

12.28.16 | Sarah Harnisch

The Keystone State has some of the worst roads in America, mainly because there are so many roads in the commonwealth.To keep up with managing the massive network of roads prices are going up in Pennsylvania. Windshield registration stickers will ...

Buffalo School Board member Carl Paladino issuing a statement last night saying he won't resign

12.28.16 | Sarah Harnisch

The developer said he's not a racist. He did admit, however, that his recent comments about President Obama were a mistake. Paladino said last week "He hoped the president would die from Mad Cow Disease." The Co-chairman of the Trump campaign in ...

PA driver's licenses won't be acceptable I.D. to enter a federal facility next month

12.26.16 | Sarah Harnisch

Come January 30, the Keystone State licenses won't be accepted at military bases and nuclear plants. About a year later, on January 22, 2018, the license will no longer be good to fly domestically. The federal Real I.D. Act, which passed in 2005 ...

A defense attorney says an insanity defense is unlikely in the Eric Frein trial

12.26.16 | Sarah Harnisch

Frein is the man charged with fatally ambushing a Pennsylvania state trooper and wounding a second trooper near a rural barracks in eastern Pennsylvania. Attorney William Ruzzo said during a hearing over the holiday that an insanity or diminished ...

Wegmans is facing a a civil lawsuit for background checks it runs on prospective employees

12.26.16 | Sarah Harnisch

The Rochester-based grocery giant has been accused of violating the Fair Credit Reporting Act for failing to give job applicants and employees who became the subjects of consumer background checks proper notice. The civil lawsuit was filed in U.S. ...

The minimum wage is going up at year's end in New York state

12.26.16 | Sarah Harnisch

Within New York City, the living wage will rise from $9 to $11 dollars an hour, though the increase will be smaller for employees of small businesses. Their wage will increase to $10.50 an hour. Elsewhere in the state it will go to $9.70. It's ...

PA state police are recruiting candidates to fill about 500 job openings

12.14.16 | Sarah Harnisch

Officials are looking for more troopers and liquor control officers. State residents have less than three weeks to apply for the openings which offer beginning salaries of nearly $43,000  for a liquor control officer and nearly $59,000 for a ...

Pennsylvania is in the throws of deer hunting season

12.05.16 | Sarah Harnisch

State Representative Martin Causer, who oversees McKean and Potter counties in northern Pennsylvania, was out in the woods himself this week.  So far, he's seen one buck and plans to head out again.Causer says there is an important program ...

Green Party Candidate Jill Stein is taking her fight for a recount of the votes in the presidential election to the federal court system

12.05.16 | Sarah Harnisch

By Sunday morning, her recount bid had raised a little more then $7 million. But she says they cannot afford the $1 million bond required for a Pennsylvania recount. Instead, they are switching strategies and filing for a federal recount.It's ...

Snow and cold making a display this week

12.05.16 | Sarah Harnisch

We are due for a 20 degree temperature drop by Saturday. The last two weeks of fall are going to feel a lot like winter. The National Weather Service is predicting below-normal temperatures that will start this week and last for 14 days. Some ...

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