List by Month: 1-2013

How Does The Affordable Care Act Impact You?

01.04.13 | Sarah Harnisch

It is now 2013, and that means key portions of President Obama's Affordable Health Care bill are kicking in. One of the most critical parts of the bill is an online insurance market where you will be able to comparison shop, and see which insurance ...

PA College Teachers Back At The Negotiating Table

01.04.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Teachers and employees at Pennsylvania's 14 state colleges are heading back to the negotiating table today. Pennsylvania higher education officials are heading back to the negotiating table with the union representing state university ...

Corning Inc To Release Details On Next Generation Gorilla Glass

01.04.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Your smartphone is about to get tougher. Corning Incorporated, the Southern Tier's largest employer, is poised to unveil Gorilla Glass 3 next week. The glass is used in most smartphones, as well as tablet computers and high definition televisions. ...

Big Bird Used To Study IQ In Upstate NY

01.04.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Researchers in Rochester, New York are using Big Bird to study the human brain. Scientists at the University of Rochester scaned the brains of kids and adults watching Sesame Street, and then had them take an IQ test. Kids who watched the show had ...

Tour De Romance

01.03.13 | Darcie Schwarz

Dinner Concerts with Michael & Heidi O'Brien

P.A. Logs Seven Times More Flu Cases Then NY

01.03.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Flu season has kicked into high gear. New York has already reported 913 cases from mid October through December. There are now cases in every county in the state. In Pennsylvania, the tally is climbing even faster. So far, 71-hundred flu cases have ...

Can Tom Corbett Win A Lawsuit Against the NCAA?

01.03.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Penn State now waits to find out what will happen with Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett's federal lawsuit against the NCAA. The results of this lawsuit could show how much power the NCAA has over college teams. Corbett said their 60 million dollar ...

Major Changes Eyed In NY's Public Education System

01.03.13 | Sarah Harnisch

A panel of education experts on Wednesday presented to Governor Andrew Cuomo a series of recommendations for reforming New York's public education system. Their ideas included expanding pre-kindergarten programs, consolidating schools and districts ...

Tolls To Go Up On The Pennsylvania Turnpike This Weekend

01.03.13 | Sarah Harnisch

The Turnpike Commission said Wednesday that cash-paying customers will see a 10 percent increase, while E-ZPass users will pay 2 percent more.The increases take effect Sunday. The commission has been increasing the differential between cash and ...

LIHEAP Crisis Grants Kick In Today In PA

01.02.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Pennsylvania families facing home heating problems can apply for crisis grants starting today, to help repair furnaces or pay a utility bill under Pennsylvania‘s low-income home energy assistance program. People can apply for a grant online ...

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