List by Author: Sarah Harnisch

PA Treasurer Rob McCord Formally Charged

02.03.15 | Sarah Harnisch

Days after he publicly admitted wrongdoing, federal authorities Monday afternoon charged former state Treasurer Rob McCord with extortion for trying to strong-arm campaign donations. McCord released an on-line statement Friday in which he said he ...

Students At PA Community Colleges Get New Way To Earn Credit

02.03.15 | Sarah Harnisch

Students at community colleges in Pennsylvania can now earn credit outside of the classroom through previous work experience. The Pennsylvania Commission for Community Colleges has launched a prior learning assessment called College Credit Fast ...

NY Assembly Speaker Seat Down To 2 Names

02.02.15 | Sarah Harnisch

Assembly Majority Leader Joseph Morelle, D-Irondequoit, Monroe County, dropped out of the race for speaker Friday and endorsed Bronx Assemblyman Carl Heastie. The move means Heastie is all but certain to be the next speaker. "Over the past ...

Legislation Introduced To Name Highway After Fallen Blooming Grove State Trooper

02.02.15 | Sarah Harnisch

Wait Times Have Dropped At The New York DMV

02.02.15 | Sarah Harnisch

Wait times at the state Department of Motor Vehicles have been reduced to an average of 30 minutes as of September, compared to the 72-minute wait customers experienced in March 2013, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said. The decrease in times is a result of ...

Legislation Introduced To Name Highway After Fallen Blooming Grove State Trooper

02.02.15 | Sarah Harnisch

Senator Lisa Baker has introduced legislation to designate Exit 30 off of Interstate 84 in Pike County in honor of Corporal Bryon Dickson. Dickson, was a member of the Pennsylvania State Police assigned to the Blooming Grove barracks. He was shot ...

PA Treasurer Rob McCord To Plead Guilty

02.02.15 | Sarah Harnisch

Pennsylvania state Treasurer Rob McCord says he will plead guilty to federal charges that involve him telling two potential campaign contributors during last year's gubernatorial primary race that he could make it difficult for them to continue to ...

WW2 Vet From Syracuse Celebrates 91st Birthday At Battlesite

01.30.15 | Sarah Harnisch

World War II veteran Don Fida, of Syracuse, arrived on the island of Kwajalein to salutes and song Thursday morning on the 71st anniversary of the battle he fought there. Fida arrived on his 91st birthday. He had just turned 20 years old when the ...

NYC College Bans Using "Mr. And Mrs." To Avoid Naming Genders

01.30.15 | Sarah Harnisch

Mr. and Mrs. Politically Correct have laid down the law at City University of New York, where gender-specific salutations are now a no-no. School officials sent out a memo barring professors and other staffers within the graduate program from ...

Dead Western PA Man Winds Up With Job On County Board

01.30.15 | Sarah Harnisch

Officials in western Pennsylvania are trying to figure out how a man who's been dead for more than two years wound up being reappointed to a county industrial authority board. Fayette County officials said it seemed they never tried checking in ...

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