List by Category: New York News

The Lowdown On Travel & Firework Safety For NY, PA On The 4th Of July

07.02.12 | Sarah Harnisch

More then 42-million Americans are hitting the road over this 4th of July holiday week. Triple-A is projecting travel over the next 10 days will tie the record for the highest volume in the past decade. It's because the fourth falls on a Wednesday, ...

Bullying Laws Get Tougher For New York Schools

07.02.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Anti-bullying laws approved nearly two years ago took effect at every public school in New York state on Sunday. The only people impacted by the law now are kids enrolled in summer school. But come fall, you'll feel the full brunt of the "Dignity ...

NY, PA In For Some Serious Heat This Weekend

06.29.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Twenty-two states have heat warnings and advisories today. Blistering, potentially dangerous heat in a hundred major cities today-- including Saint Louis, where it will be 108 degrees without the heat index. Chicago hit 100 degrees for the first ...

Making Sense of The President's Healthcare Reform Law

06.29.12 | Sarah Harnisch

What does the new law mean for you? The ruling affects virtually every American. You must be insured, or as of 2014, you'll be fined. It's 285-dollars for a family of four the first year. By 2015, it goes up to 975-dollars. And by 2016, it's ...

Binghamton Marks 2006 Flood Anniversary Today

06.28.12 | Sarah Harnisch

It was June 28th, 2006, six yeas ago, when the rain began falling in Binghamton. The flood in june 2006 swept away homes and cars and cut a chasm across Interstate 88. Four people died. Despite the losses accrued from the floods of 2006, there was ...

Primary Day is here New York !

06.26.12 | Bob Price

Voters in New York will head to the polls today for Congressional primaries. They will also decide a 3-way Republican contest for U-S Senate

Primary Day is Tuesday in New York

06.25.12 | Bob Price

There's a rare June primary election tomorrow in New York as voters select candidates for the 27 new Congressional districts and U-S Senate.

NY Legislative Session Over; What Passed?

06.22.12 | Sarah Harnisch

The 2012 legislative session for New York State is over. Governor Cuomo said "I believe that this legislative session is the most successful in modern political history."  The session wrapped up Thursday. Besides approving teacher evaluations, ...

New York Picks Kirsten Gillibrand's Challenger Next Tuesday

06.20.12 | Sarah Harnisch

There are days till the U.S. Senate primary in New York, and there are huge swaths of voters that have no idea who they're casting their vote for. There are three candidates in the running for New York senator Kirsten Gillibrand's seat: Wendy Long, ...

Heat Exhaustion-- What Should You Watch For?

06.20.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Thousands of cities in New York and Pennsylvania could top 100 degrees today with the heat index. High temperatures increase your chance of getting heat exhaustion. It all has to do with water intake. medical experts say. The sodium in your body ...

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