List by Month: 5-2013

Spanier Wants All Charges Against Him Dismissed

05.24.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Former Penn State President Graham Spanier is requesting the dismissal of all charges pending against him for his role in the Jerry Sandusky scandal. He's charged with covering up allegations of abuse by Sandusky. He's also charged with lying to ...

Cuomo Sets Timeline For Hydrofracking

05.24.13 | Sarah Harnisch

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo says a decision on hydrofracking is coming sooner then you may think. The governor promised to make a decision before the 2014 election on Thursday. That's 18 months away. He said he's waiting on his state health ...

Summer Youtheatre Workshops

05.23.13 | Darcie Schwarz

The Prodigal Clown!

Rare Copy of Original Bill of Rights To Go On Display In PA

05.23.13 |

A copy of the 1789 Bill of Rights is going to go on display in Pennsylvania. There are only 12 surviving copies. As part of the historic agreement, the center will display the document to the general public for three years at the National ...

Boy Scouts To Take Vote On Gay Scouts Today

05.23.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Boy scout leaders from around the country are gathered for a vote in Grapevine, Texas today, embattled in a culture war over homosexuality. In a secret ballot, more then 14-hundred volunteers from scouting's 270 counsels will accept or reject a ...

SUNY Campuses Go Tax Tree To Lure Businesses

05.23.13 |

The “Tax-Free NY” initiative will lure start-up companies through tax-free incentives, such as no income tax for employees and no sales, property or business taxes, the governor announced at the University at Albany nanotech center as ...

Power Restored To Thousands In Twin Tiers

05.23.13 |

Power was restored last night to hundreds of homes in the twin tiers, after strong storms downed trees that knocked out the lights. 22-hundred people were in the dark in Chemung County, with Southport being the hardest hit. 15-hundred people in ...

Results for NY School Budgets and the Pennsylvania Primary

05.22.13 | Sarah Harnisch

School budget results are in across New York. And so are the primary election results in Pennsylvania. New York: Western New York charted the most failed budgets: Alden, Bemus Point, Clarence, Lewport, Niagara Wheatfield and Wilson. In the ...

Pottsville, Pennsylvania Children Died of Smoke Inhalation

05.22.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Officials say the four children killed in a Mother's Day fire in Pennsylvania died of smoke inhalation. The Schuylkill County Coroner's office told the Reading Eagle Tuesday that the young victims died of carbon monoxide poisoning due to the smoke. ...

Cuomo's Location Options To Plant A NY Casino Narrow

05.22.13 | Sarah Harnisch

There are now just 4 regions in the state that New York Governor Andrew Cuomo may plop a casino down. On Tuesday, the governor struck a deal with the Saint Regis Mohawk tribe that maintains exclusive rights to operate casinos in the northern part ...