List by Author: Sarah Harnisch

Tom Wolf Gaining in Polls

07.31.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The race is tightening. A new poll from the New York Times and CBS shows Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett losing to Tom Wolf by a narrower margin. The poll still shows Corbett losing, but the margin is 33 percent to Wolf's 42 percent. The single ...

Temple University Cuts Standadized Test Requirements

07.31.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The Philadelphia school will become the first public research university in the northeastern U.S. to drop the requirement that applicants submit an SAT or ACT score, starting in fall 2015. In a release announcing the decision, Temple's President ...

Job Website Helps NY Find Employment

07.31.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The state has set up a site called "Jobs Express"-- and there are over 8-thousand positions listed on it right now, from Buffalo to Binghamton. You can search by location, company, or job type. Businesses have used the site to fill more than ...

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 ...

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