List by Month: 11-2012

Shop Local In NY, PA Saturday To Support Small Businesses

11.21.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Wedged between Black Friday and Cyber Monday is Small Town Business Saturday. It's designed to steer holiday shoppers toward mom and pop shops. American Express founded the event in 2010 to drive shoppers to smaller stores, and now it takes place ...

Small Stores In NY To Stay Closed For "Black Thursday"

11.21.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Even though Walmart, Target, Toys R Us and Kmart are opening Thanksgiving Day, a number of mom and pop stores across upstate new york are bucking the trend, and will not be open Thursday. One example is Jim Hoffman is owner of Netzmann's Appliances ...

No High-Volume Hydrofracking In NY Until At Least 2013

11.21.12 | Sarah Harnisch

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo says the state is going to miss the deadline on high volume hydrofracking. The DEC had until November 29th to wrap up its report on fracking, but last week, it unveiled an out-of-state panel of three experts to take a ...

Bear Harvest Down In Pennsylvania

11.21.12 | Sarah Harnisch

The Pennsylvania Game Commission reports that figures from the first two days of Pennsylvania's four-day firearms hunting season show that the harvest was down about 20 percent. The firearms hunting season on black bear runs through ...

A Job Loss Can Give You A Heart Attack

11.20.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Duke University Reseachers have found that unemployment significantly raises the risk of heart attack. The risk goes up with increased time spent unemployed. According to a study in the Archives of National Medicene, one job loss raises the risk of ...

Winter Heating Costs To Go Up In NY, PA

11.20.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Forecasters say be prepared for a drop in temperatures and a rise in heating cost this winter in New York and Pennsylvania.  The winter of 2011-2012 was unusual because it was warm and there was virtually no snow. "Don't bank on getting that ...

Busiest Travel Week of the Year In Full Force In NY, PA

11.20.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Thousands are heading out today for the Thanksgiving holiday. 44 million of us will travel this week, 14 percent of the population. Experts say "carving turkey with family and friends still trumps pinching pennies." 90 percent of us are driving ...

Natural Gas Industry Sends Irritated Letter To NY Governor

11.20.12 |

The natural gas industry is growing weary of New York State. The Independent Oil and Gas Association of New York sent a letter to Governor Andrew Cuomo Monday, urging him to release the long-awaited report on high-volume hydrofracking, and move ...

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11.19.12 |

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Thanksgiving Present: An Additional 4500 Calories

11.19.12 | Sarah Harnisch

How much damage does Thanksgiving dinner do to your waistline? According to the team at the Calorie Control Counsel, Thanksgiving day meals average 45-hundred calories, by the time appetizers, entrees, side dishes and dessert are counted. The ...