List by Month: 4-2013

Medical Marijuana May Not Become Law In NY

04.17.13 | Sarah Harnisch

On Tuesday, Governor Cuomo said he still opposes the legalization of medical marijuana, despite growing support for it in the legislature. He said quote "I do not support medical marijuana. I understand the pros and cons. I understand the argument. ...

How To Talk To Your Kids About The Boston Bombing

04.16.13 | Sarah Harnisch

The bombings at the Boston Marathon have left at least 176 people injured and 3 dead. 17 are in critical condition, so the death toll may rise. We do know all the runners from Pennsylvania are safe; and we believe all from New York are safe as ...

Church Pauses To Remember Parents Killed In Crash

04.16.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Calling hours will be held this week for a couple killed in a crash in Millerton, Pennsylvania. Ryan and Karen English were on their way to a surprise party for a friend when a driver traveled in the opposite direction crossed the center line. ...

PA Residents Get An Extra Day To File Taxes

04.16.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Procrastinators get an extra day to file their Pennsylvania state income taxes after an internet problem crashed several state websites Monday afternoon, briefly thrawting last-minute e-filers. It means if you live in Pennsylvania, you can file ...

Webster Ambush Suspect Arraigned

04.16.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Dawn Nguyen appeared in court Monday and was arraigned on state charges of lying on a gun purchase form. She has been charged with purchasing the weapon that was used in the Webster ambush Christmas Eve, which was orchestrated by William Spengler, ...

Youtheatre Workshops

04.15.13 | Darcie Schwarz

Registrations open for The Prodigal Clown

Common Core Tests Start Today For NY Kids in 3rd Through 8th Grade

04.15.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Hundreds of thousands of kids across New York State take their Common Core tests this week; a test that schools have spent months preparing for. The tests, given this week and next, cover English and Math for students in third through eighth ...

Two Key Parts Of NY's SAFE Act Kick In Today

04.15.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Today, you can start registering your assault weapons. Also today, there's a limit on the ammunition in magazines, to 7 bullets. You'll have a year to register or sell your weapons. State officials say weapons that didn't use to be listed as ...

Kermit Gosnell Case Enters Its 5th Week

04.15.13 | Sarah Harnisch

It could be days-- or even weeks-- before the defense starts its case. Prosecutors will continue to call witnesses as they pursue the death penalty against Dr. Kermit Gosnell. Last week, former employees described doing ultrasounds and helping with ...

Bill To Be Proposed To Abolish The Entire Turnpike Commission In PA

04.15.13 | Sarah Harnisch

In light of the Turnpike Commission pay-to-play scandal-- one lawmaker has a solution: abolish the entire turnpike commission. A Clarion County lawmaker will introduce a bill this week to dissolve the turnpike, and let 21-hundred state employees ...