List by Month: 11-2012

Keystone Exams Kick In Monday

11.28.12 | Sarah Harnisch

School districts statewide in Pennsylvania will begin administring their first Keystone state exams next week in Math, English and Science. The first wave of exams begins Monday: tests in Algebra 1, Literature and Biology will be taken by all 11th ...

December Not So Bad, Watch Out For Jan/Feb Weather

11.28.12 | Sarah Harnisch

We have been getting forecast after forecast from national weathermen predicting that this winter will be worse then last. Now, the first "Pennsylvania" forecast is out. Accuweather is based in State College, Pennsylvania, and forecasts for the ...

Religious Mandate In Affordable Care Act To Be Heard By Federal Court By This Spring

11.27.12 | Sarah Harnisch

The showdown has been set over the President's Affordable Care Act. Sometime in the next 6 months, we will have the answer as to whether or not faith based groups will be forced to offer abortive healthcare. Matthew Staver with the Liberty Counsel ...

Which Stores Promote The Use of the Term "Christmas"?

11.27.12 | Sarah Harnisch

 The 2012 Naughty or nice list has been released. "Nice" companies are ones that use the words "Christmas" instead of "happy holidays", or other phrases. The Christian Legal Group Liberty Counsel's list shows more companies now say christmas. ...

Three Weeks Since The General Election, And NY Still Doesn't Know Who's In Charge At The Senate

11.27.12 | Sarah Harnisch

There are still no answers yet on who controls the New York State Senate, but we're getting closer. The count of the last 43-hundred absentee ballots in the Senate race entered its final stretch Monday, with election officials tallying the results ...

Santorum Round 2?

11.27.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Rick Santorum says he might make another run for the White House four years from now.  The former Republican Senator from Pennsylvania told CNN he is "open to that possibility" in 2016.  Santorum was among several GOP candidates competing ...

Most Americans Have At Least 9 Days Vacation To Use By The End of The Year

11.26.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Still have vacation time to burn this year? You're not alone. A new American Travel Behavior Survey by Harris Interactive found by the end of 2012, American workers will leave an average of 9.2 days of vacation unused. That's 3 more then last ...

Defense of Marriage Act Decision To Come This Week

11.26.12 | Sarah Harnisch

The U.S. Supreme Court will address the definition of marriage this week. They will issue their ruling on the Defense of Marriage Act by November 30th, which is Friday. They have until December 3rd to announce their ruling publically. The law was ...

Gas Companies Selling Natural Gas To Cities, Businesses

11.26.12 |

If your trash guy in Pennsylvania seems a little quieter these days, you're not imagining things. He's likely running his truck on natural gas. Natural gas drillers say they are now targeting the truck and bus market, and the economic reasons for ...

Heritage Christian Services Founder Steps Down

11.26.12 | Sarah Harnisch

The head of one of the largest and most well-known Christian care centers in the Fingerlakes for disabled adults is stepping down. Bob Pieters started Heritage Christian Services in Webster in 1984, after his son was diagnosed with a developmental ...

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