List by Author: Sarah Harnisch

Pennsylvania Is Among The Cheapest States To Operate A Car

09.02.13 | Sarah Harnisch

According to a new analysis by the financial website,  Pennsylvania motorists spend an average of $2,764 annually to operate their vehicles. Those costs are significantly lower than the national average of $3,201. Overall, ...

Gas Drilling Bans In Dryden, Middlefield to Be Heard In NY's Highest Court

08.30.13 | Sarah Harnisch

New York's highest court has agreed to decide on an appeal from a drilling company and a farmer challenging municipal bans on high-volume hydro-fracking. The court of appeals, without comment, has accepted two cases where lower courts upheld bans ...

Corbett Backs Off Language Filed In Legal Brief On Gay Marriage

08.30.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett is backing off the language filed in his legal brief to defend traditional marriage in the Keystone state. In 25 pages of paperwork, there was one sentence that caught the eye of gays across the state, that ...

Immigration Front-And-Center In Hazleton, PA Again

08.30.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Officials in Hazleton in northeastern Pennsylvania will again look to the nation's highest court to bring closure to a seven-year legal battle over the city's never-enforced immigration ordinances. Mayor Joseph Yannuzzi confirmed that the city will ...

Spitzer Loses His Lead

08.30.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Scandal-tarnished former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer has tumbled into a tie in the race for New York City Comptroller. There's less then two weeks before he faces off against democratic rival Scott Stinger in the city primary.

Fight For Traditional Marriage In PA Has Started

08.29.13 | Sarah Harnisch

In a legal brief Wednesday, Governor Tom Corbett's attorneys said same sex marriage licenses were never valid, and compared gay and lesbian couples to 12-year-olds who are also barred from marrying under state law. The state Department of Health ...

PA Court Won't Hear Case On Boys Playing Girls Sports

08.29.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Should boys be allowed to play girls sports-- and girls-- boy's sports-- in Pennsylvania? A state judge declined to hear the case Wednesday, calling on the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association to first make a rule allowing or banning ...

Sandusky Appeal Moved Back To The Courtroom

08.29.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Convicted pedophile Jerry Sandusky's court case has been moved from a high school in Luzerne county to the county courthouse, but there's no word as to why. The State Superior court was scheduled to hear the appeal the morning of September 17th at ...

13th and 14th Grade For NY High School Students... Free

08.29.13 | Sarah Harnisch

16 schools across the state have announced a partnership with colleges and private businesses that will allow students a chance to get an associates degree-- at no cost. It's called the "Pathways in Technology College High School Program"-- and it ...

Today's Stop: Binghamton, Scranton; For President Obama

08.23.13 | Sarah Harnisch

President Obama traveled across upstate New York on Thursday to tout a new set of higher-education reforms. He spoke in Buffalo, ate lunch in Rochester with college students and visited a birthplace of women’s rights in Seneca Falls. The ...

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