List by Author: Sarah Harnisch

NY Governor In Afghanistan

09.29.14 | Sarah Harnisch

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo made a surprise visit to Afghanistan over the weekend, to attend an invitation from the U.S. Department of Defense. The Democratic governor flew in Saturday, to get briefings from U.S. Officials on counter-terrorism ...

More Details On NY's $350 Rebate Checks

09.29.14 | Sarah Harnisch

We are learning a bit more about the $350 dollar New York State rebate check that was sent to a million taxpayers last week. Everyone gets the same amount-- whether you have 1 kid or 10-- but you have must have a child under the age of 17 as of ...

Racer Tony Stewart Not Facing Criminal Charges

09.25.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Nascar driver Tony Stewart isn't facing criminal charges after his car struck and killed fellow driver Kevin Ward Jr. at a dirt-track race last month in Canandaigua, New York. A grand jury looking into the matter has declined to indict the ...

PA Sentate Passes Medical Marijuana Bill

09.25.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The Pennsylvania State Senate has passed legislation that legalizes several forms of medical marijuana. It now goes over to the state house. Supporters say the measure will help thousands of people with diseases. Opponents say it could perpetuate ...

Public Casino Hearing in Ithaca Today

09.24.14 | Sarah Harnisch

State leaders are getting community input on the proposal to construct up to 4 vegas-style casinos in the upstate region. Critics are concerned - these casinos will not make money and could devastate the towns they set up in. Experts are concerned ...

First Enterovirus Cases Confirmed in Western New York

09.23.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The virus has been sweeping the nation-- causing severe problems for asthmatics and kids. The Erie County Health Commissioner confirmed 14 cases so far in this first batch of testing. Cases have already been found in central new york, Albany, and ...

New Yorkers Offer Comments at Public Casino Hearings

09.23.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Hundreds of supporters and critics weighed in Monday alone-- from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. in Albany-- at the first of 3 public hearings across the state. Today, the hearing is in Poughkipsee-- and Wednesday-- in Ithaca. Bus loads of supporters showed ...

PA Authorites Close to Finding Suspected Killer Eric Frein

09.22.14 | Sarah Harnisch

After 10 days of searching, investigators in Pennsylvania believe they are close to finding suspected cop killer Eric Frein. Police released new photos they found while searching for Frein. One picture shows an AK-47 they believe he was carrying ...

No Fracking Decision Before Election

09.22.14 | Sarah Harnisch

After missing a key deadline to set fracking regulations in 2012, the Cuomo administration tasked Health Commissioner Nirav Shah with reviewing the DEC's work and making recommendations. Shah abruptly resigned in May with an unfinished report. It's ...

NY Casino Hearings this Week

09.22.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The public will be asked to give their thoughts on the number and location of the four casinos that'll go up in the empire state. The hearings start today-- first, in Albany-- then Tuesday in Pu-kip-see, and Wednesday in Ithaca. There are 16 ...

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