List by Author: Sarah Harnisch

Today kicks off the Little League World Series

08.18.16 | Sarah Harnisch

40,0000 people attended the annual Grand Slam Parade and Festival last night. 16 teams from all over the world were showcased on floats that went down the street. Even umpires were excited to be there. The games kick off at one this ...

A new bill could lower the required age to sign up as an organ donor in New York state

08.18.16 | Sarah Harnisch

If passed, it would lower the age from 18 to 16 and could save thousands of lives. New York has the lowest number of registered organ donors in the country. One mother in Buffalo has a daughter that needed a colon transplant at 5 weeks old. ...

A national 'anti-gambling' group is threatening to sue New York over its new law legalizing online daily fantasy sports

08.17.16 | Sarah Harnisch

The group called "Stop Predatory Gambling" based out of Washington, D.C. says even though new regulations for players were approved, fantasy sports continue to cheat consumers.          Governor Cuomo ...

Governor Cuomo has signed a new bill into law that strengthens penalties for boating while intoxicated

08.17.16 | Sarah Harnisch

Tiffany Heitkamp's law was named after a 20-year- old Syracuse woman who was killed in a boating accident.     The new law requires courts to consider prior DWIs or driving while ability impaired conviction when sentencing  ...

A tree dedication ceremony was held last night at the Flight 93 National Memorial site in Shanksville, Pennsylvania

08.17.16 | Sarah Harnisch

450 red maple trees will be planted on a trail that creates a canopied walkway for visitors to follow from the visitor's center to Memorial Plaza. 40 passengers overran terrorists on that plane, bringing it to the ground, and sacrificing themselves ...

Kathleen Kane is out as attorney general and Bruce Castor is in

08.17.16 | Sarah Harnisch

Bruce Castor, the first deputy attorney general taking the helm, after Kane's nine convictions on Tuesday. People across Pennsylvania are in shock at the stunning fall from grace for the first female attorney general in Keystone State history. ...

A storm front is atop New York and Pennsylvania this morning

08.16.16 | Sarah Harnisch

After it passes us, things could get ugly this afternoon with wind gusts, hail, lightning, tree damage, lightning, and power outages.The National Weather Service saying they are not ruling out an isolated tornado, as well as flash floods especially ...

Convicted on all counts: Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane has lost her pergury case in court

08.16.16 | Sarah Harnisch

Her attorney says "It's a crushing blow, but we have not lost our resolve.  We will continue this litigation.  We will continue this fight, because we believe our client has been wrongfully accused of this conduct." Prosecutors say the ...

It's kickoff week for the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pennsylvania

08.16.16 | Sarah Harnisch

Maine-Endwell Little League of New York won the Mid-Atlantic Championship against Keystone Little League of Pennsylvania. The crew from New York opens its World Series journey against New England at 3 p.m. Thursday. This will be the first ...

Eight exterior windows of the butterfly exhibit at the Strong Museum of Play were shattered or cracked overnight

08.16.16 | Sarah Harnisch

It did not impact operations inside the garden, because interior windows were not damaged.  So the climate control in the tropical garden is fine and the butterflies are safe. Police say they believe it was vandalism and are checking ...

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