List by Month: 2-2013

Oswego County To Fight NY's Safe Act

02.08.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Another upstate New York county is fighting back against the Safe Act. The Oswego County legislature held a special meeting and unanimously passed a resolution that calls for the repeal of the act. Oswego County is joining a growing list of ...

NY Law Requires Defibrilators, But Not The Use of Them

02.08.13 | Jeremy Miller

While state law requires New York health clubs to have defibrillators and train staff to use them, they are not required to use them when a patron goes down. That's the ruling of New York's top court in the 2007 death of Gregory Miglino Sr., who ...

Parts Of NY To Chart 6-12 Inches of Snow; 1-3 Inches for PA

02.07.13 | Sarah Harnisch

This system is actually two systems melding together. The storm from the west has already entered western New York. The storm from the south is in southeastern Pennsylvania, and both will mesh right over the Family Life listening area. It starts as ...

More Aid On The Way For Lee And Irene Victims

02.07.13 | Sarah Harnisch

The federal government is going to buy out 646 New York homes after Hurricanes Lee and Irene, and now, more money could be on the way to help recovering upstate areas. Governor Cuomo is proposing 400 million dollars in state aid to buy out ...

Boy Scouts Pause On Decision To Allow Gays; Local Troops Left Waiting

02.07.13 | Sarah Harnisch

The move by the Boy Scouts of America to delay a decision on the organization's ban on gay members and leaders is keeping local councils in limbo. The Longhouse Council, which represents the scouts in Cayuga, Onondaga, Jefferson, St. Lawrence and ...

PA Hospital Allows Parents To Watch Their NICU Babies On A Smartphone

02.07.13 | Sarah Harnisch

A hospital in the LeHigh Valley of Pennsylvania has set up a camera that lets parents see their intensive care babies from home. BabyCam is a new technology at LeHigh Valley Hospital in Salisbury Township, and it lets parents remotely view live ...

National Prayer Breakfast Thursday In D.C.

02.06.13 | Sarah Harnisch

The National Prayer Breakfast is tomorrow morning in Washington D.C. Several lawmakers spoke about their faith on the house floor this week in advance of the breakfast. Oklahoma Congressman James Langford gave his testimony before all of his ...

Boy Scouts To Announce Decision On Banning or Allowing Homosexuals Today

02.06.13 | Sarah Harnisch

There are three and a half million Boy Scouts and adult volunteers across the country. And today, they wait with baited breath to find out if the Scouts will change a more then 100 year old policy banning homosexuals.  Jonathon Synz is the ...

Cash For NY's Flood Warning System In Peril

02.06.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Lawmakers are scrambling to fund New York's flood warning system. March 1st is the deadline this year for funding to keep the region's stream and rain gauges functional. The funding has been nearly nixed from the federal budget every year since ...

PA's Latest Budget Out: Gas Prices Could Sock You

02.06.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett unveiled his budget yesterday. The 28 billion dollar budget doesn't raise the personal income tax or state sales tax, but you could pay more for gas. Corbett wants to increase the wholesale tax gasoline stations ...

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