List by Author: Sarah Harnisch

PA Lawmaker Introduces Medical Marijuana Bill

07.29.14 | Sarah Harnisch

U.S. Congressman Scott Perry from Pennsylvania introduced the bill Monday-that would legalize the oil form of marijuana-in the House. Because it's a federal bill, if enacted, it would take effect in both New York and Pennsylvania. Perry says he ...

NY Pro-Fracking Group Files Appeal Against Cuomo

07.29.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Now, a mid-level state court will have a chance to weight in. The Joint Landowner's Commission of New York, a Binghamton-based group of pro-fracking property owners, filed an appeal Monday with the state Appellate Division of the Supreme Court. The ...

Wegman's to Expand in East

07.29.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Wegmans has announced plans to expand down the eastern seaboard. The upscale grocer, based in Rochester, is building a store in Concordville, Pennsylvania-- which is close enough to major metropolitan areas on the Atlantic coast that it may attract ...

PA Gubernatorial Race Takes on Candidates

07.28.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Just when Pennsylvania voters are getting used to the idea of a gubernatorial election showdown between Republican incumbent Tom Corbett and Democratic challenger Tom Wolf, other hopefuls may soon be joining the fray. At least two are expected to ...

Court Refuses to Halt Spanier Perjury Trial

07.28.14 | Sarah Harnisch

    In a decision over the weekend, a U.S. District judge ruled Penn State testimony against the college's former president may be improper, but it's not a reason for a federal court to stop Spanier's prosecution. Spanier requested ...

Governor Cuomo in Buffalo Monday

07.28.14 | Sarah Harnisch

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is scheduled to be in Buffalo this morning to make an announcement regarding the Billion to Buffalo program. The visit will be Cuomo's first public appearance since an article in the New York Times alleged Cuomo ...

Flash Flooding Predicted Across New York

07.28.14 | Sarah Harnisch

A dozen counties in New York are under flash flood watches or warnings through the afternoon today-- as powerful storms and a cold front roll through  in July. In Steuben County, a flash flood warning expired at 4:45-- they were getting ...

NYSEG Recycles 30-Thousandth Refrigerator

07.25.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The 30,000th old refrigerator or freezer to be hauled away to make room for a modern, energy-efficient version under a special program to get rid of old electricity guzzlers left a Cayuga Heights home Tuesday. NYSEG marked a milestone in its ...

3 Year Old Saved From Drowning In Erie Canal

07.25.14 | Sarah Harnisch

A police officer is being credited with rescuing a 3-year-old boy from the Erie Canal in central New York. Police in the Seneca County village of Waterloo tell local media that they were called to a home Wednesday afternoon by a neighbor who ...

PA Schools Funding Formula To Be Changed

07.25.14 | Sarah Harnisch

A commission tasked with coming up with a recommendation for overhauling the funding system that provides key state support to Pennsylvania's public schools is now operational. The Basic Education Funding Commission members met on Thursday ...

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