List by Month: 4-2013

Wind Gusts Recorded At 50 Miles An Hour In Upstate New York

04.09.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Wind, rain and lightening rolled through New York and Pennsylvania overnight. New York was harder hit. Winds were steady at 20 to 30 miles an hour, but the gusts hit 50 miles an hour in parts of upstate New York. And for many, it was the first ...

Food Laced With EColi Could Be Served In NY and PA School Lunchrooms

04.09.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Hundreds of thousands of pounds of frozen food laced with ecoli could be served in your child's lunchroon in Pennsylvania and New York. That's according to the company that manufactured the items-- Farm Rich products-- based in Buffalo. They ...

Upstate New York's Annette Funicello Dies

04.09.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Former Mouseketeer Annette Funicello has died. But did you know she was from upstate New York? The American icon passed away Monday after battling Multiple Sclerosis for more then 20 years. She began her stardom at age 13, as a member of the ...

4 Are Now Running Against Tom Corbett

04.09.13 | Sarah Harnisch

U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz on Monday became the fourth Democrat — and the first woman — to declare her candidacy for Pennsylvania governor in 2014. Schwartz, 64, who has said for weeks that she intended to run, filed papers Monday with ...

There Is A Way To Avoid The Wait On The Phone Line With the Unemployment Office In Pennsylvania

04.08.13 | Sarah Harnisch

People who are hunting for a job in Pennsylvania are sitting on phone lines with the state unemployment office for as long as an hour to learn if they can get help.  The state unemployment office says they're doing the best they can, but their ...

900 Thousand Pennsylvania Kids Taking PSSA's This Week

04.08.13 | Sarah Harnisch

As schools across Pennsylvania begin administering annual standardized tests this week, there is growing debate about the opportunity to opt out of the exams. Pittsburgh parent Kathy Newman is pulling her third-grader out of the tests known as the ...

Kansas Abortion Bill Recognizes Babies At Conception

04.08.13 |

Kansas is on its way to having the toughest abortion bill in the nation. Kansas Governor Sam Brownback is expected to sign a bill today that declares life starts at fertilization. Under it, abortion providers are banned from getting tax breaks or ...

NY Is Selling Prisons... Cheap

04.08.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Need a property in New York? How about considering buying a prison? The Empire State is selling off facilities as part of budget cutbacks. For example, one prison campus with 38 buildings on 31 acres was listed for 390 thousand dollars, but you'd ...

Set Sail for Adventure

04.05.13 | Darcie Schwarz

Youtheatre Presents Peter Pan, The Musical

Beef, Pork Industry To Rename 350 Meat Cuts

04.05.13 | Sarah Harnisch

The pork chop may soon be a thing of the past. Consumer Research found labels on packages are confusing, so the pork and beef industries are renaming more then 350 cuts to give them more consumer appeal. (Ground beef will still be called ground ...