List by Month: 12-2012

Webster, NY Mourns Its Firemen

12.28.12 | Sarah Harnisch

The town of of Webster will begin the first of four straight days of wakes and funerals for their fallen firefighters today. Calling hours for both 43 year old Lt. Mike Chiapperini and Tomasz Kaczowka.will be held at Webster Schroeder High School ...

Hobby Lobby Takes Stand Against U.S. Supreme Court

12.28.12 | Sarah Harnisch

The Christian craft store chain says it will not comply with the court mandate that they offer abortive healthcare to all employees as of January 1st, or face a 1.3 million dollar daily fine. The store was not granted an exemption to the new HHS ...

Cash From Penn State's Sandusky Fines May Stay In PA

12.28.12 | Sarah Harnisch

A high-ranking state senator on Thursday proposed a new law that would keep Penn State's $60 million NCAA fine over the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal within Pennsylvania. Republican Sen. Jake Corman, who represents State College, said ...

Taking A Look At Pennsylvania's 2012 Legislative Year

12.28.12 | Sarah Harnisch

 It's nearly the end of 2012, so it's time to take a look at the bills in Pennsylvania and taking of how the year ended up. Some things that did not materialize: a photo ID requirement for voters, legislative redistricting, and a high-profile ...

Snow Totals From The Winter Storm

12.27.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Did the winter storm live up to the hype? The National Weather Service is out with their latest snow reports. Here is a tally of the snow totals: Bristol Hills, NY: 20 inchesDansville, NY: 14 inchesGeneva, NY: 18 inchesGreece, NY: 14 ...

Casey Asks For More Heating Cash For Pennsylvania

12.27.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Pennsylvania Senator Bob Casey has written a letter to President Obama, asking him to give the Keystone state more home heating aid. LIHEAP aid is cash to help the low income cover the cost to keep the heat on this winter. He said he's asking for ...

U.S. Supreme Court Rules Against Hobby Lobby

12.27.12 | Sarah Harnisch

It was a bad day for Christian craft store Hobby Lobby. U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor issued an order Wednesday refusing to block enforcement of the 2010 healthcare overhaul which begins next week. It means the arts and crafts chain ...

Winter Storm Warnings in NY and PA

12.26.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Eight to 18 inches of snow is on its way. There are winter storm warnings in more than 100 counties in New York and Pennsylvania. The heaviest hit areas will undoubtedly be the Finger Lakes, from Penn Yan to Bath to Elmira, which could see 12 to 18 ...

Shooting in Geeseytown, PA

12.26.12 | Sarah Harnisch

We have heard a lot about the ambush and shooting in Webster, but apparently there was another shooting in central Pennsylvania. 44-year old Jeffrey Lee Michael killed two men Friday in Geeseytown, 70 miles form Harrisburg. He then drove to the ...

Environment Review On Gas Drilling To Be Completed

12.26.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Even if gas drilling is approved in New York State in 2013, there likely won’t be a gas rush this year. After more than four years of environmental review, marked by escalating battles between the industry and anti-drilling protestors, New ...

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