List by Author: Sarah Harnisch

PA State Employees' Paychecks May Not Makie It Into Their Account Today

07.25.14 | Sarah Harnisch

If you're one of the thousands of Pennsylvania state employees being paid Friday, you may want to make sure your money made it into your account. Earlier this month, the Treasury Department upgraded its computer systems and there were coding issues ...

Governeror Cuomo Pressed Abut Moreland Commission

07.24.14 | Sarah Harnisch

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo faced calls Wednesday from government reform advocates and political opponents to come clean about his involvement with the Moreland Commission-- after the New York Times published an extensive report Wednesday ...

PA's Auditor General Says State-Wide Drilling Needs Better Monitoring

07.23.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Auditor General Eugene Depasquale says the D.E.P. tried hard, but when Pennsylvania's gas industry boomed, there wern't enough inspectors to keep an eye on all the new wells. Hi audit took place from 2009-2012 and found no standard policy for when ...

Formers PSU Coaches Sue Penn State Over Dismissal

07.23.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Jay Paterno and another former assistant football coach at Penn State are suing the university over how they were dismissed from the staff when Bill O'Brien was hired as head coach two years ago. Paterno and William Kenney have filed a lawsuit in ...

Buffalo Bills to Issue Plastic Tickets to Season Fans

07.23.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The Buffalo Bills are going to start issuing plastic cards to season ticket holders this season rather than traditional paper tickets. Officials say the plastic cards are more convenient and will help prevent fraud.The card is used for admission to ...

Founder of RIT'S Institute for the Deaf Passes Away at 94

07.23.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Robert Panara died of natural causes Sunday in Rochester. He was 94. When he was 10, he contracted meningitis and became deaf. His disability gave him the drive to found Rochester Institute of Technology's National Technical Institute for the ...

HSLDA Urges People In NY, PA To Protest United Nations Disability Treaty

07.22.14 | Sarah Harnisch

There's a vote taking place in a u.s. Senate committee today that would affect parent's rights. The Senate Foreign Relations Committee, poised to vote on the United Nations Disabilities treaty. The Homeschool Legal Defense Organization says it will ...

Tom Reed Launches Campaign Ads Early

07.22.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Reed says his early t.v. ads-- that cost over 17-thousand dollars and began running last month-- reflect the way congressional campaigns have changed. "There is no more normal in politics anymore", his spokesman said-- "campaigns start earlier and ...

Fruit Recall Hits New York

07.22.14 | Sarah Harnisch

A national recall of peaches, nectarines and plums has affected grocers nationwide-- and now is hitting Trader Joe's and Wegmans. Both are removing from their stores a variety of fruit packaged by a California firm that showed possible ...

53-Thousand Western New Yorkers To Undergo Medicaid Switch

07.21.14 | Sarah Harnisch

BlueCross Blueshield of Western New York is cutting Medicaid programs. It will affect the healthcare of 53-thousand people. The health network says it's withdrawing its medicaid programs due to financial concerns. It will affect residents in Erie, ...

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