List by Month: 5-2014

Thousands Gather in Harrisburg for Natural Gas Drilling Rally

05.07.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Thousands of natural gas drilling supporters crowded the State Capitol in Harrisburg on Tuesday. The Marcellus Shale coalition says 245-thousand direct and indirect jobs have been created statewide in the gas boom-despite the recession. There were ...

New York Lawmakers Call for Name Change for Washington Redskins

05.07.14 | Bob Price

New York State lawmakers are denouncing the NFL Redskins name. A bi-partisan group of Albany politicians is calling on the Washington Redskins to drop the team's name.  Republican Senator George Maziarz, who leads the Tribal Relations ...

Gubernatorial Candidate Rob Astorino Visits Elmira

05.07.14 | Bob Price

      New York republican gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino attended a fund raiser last night in Elmira. It was held at Berni Murray's on South Main Street. Over 100 people attended. Astorino's been touring the state the ...

Lyme Disease Cases Increase In Finger Lakes

05.06.14 | Bill Price

At 19, Ana Harris was embarking on a promising dance career. That was until she got sick. Almost overnight, she became severely fatigued, experienced rapid weight gain, joint aches and neurological distress. She couldn’t get out of ...

Schumer Demands Action To Stop Toxins from Spreading

05.06.14 | Bill Price

Senator Chuck Schumer was in Buffalo today, touting what he calls the area's Blue Economy, a big part of that being Lake Erie. He's urging the Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Agriculture to act quickly to curb the threat ...

Pennsylvania Obamacare Enrollment Tops 300,000

05.06.14 | Bill Price

About 318,000 Pennsylvania residents signed up for Obamacare health insurance during the 2014 enrollment period that ended March 31, according to figures recently released by the federal government. Of those, 81 percent received financial ...

Two Rallies Tied To Natural-Gas Drilling Planned In Harrisburg

05.06.14 | Terry Diener

Natural-gas lobbyist Marcellus Shale Coalition will hold the “Pennsylvania Jobs, Pennsylvania Energy Rally” from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The rally is meant to tell legislators and the public that there are many who have benefited from the ...

Hunting Or Trapping Of Wild Boars In New York Now Prohibited

05.05.14 | Bill Price

A new regulation that prohibits hunting or trapping of free-ranging Eurasian boars in New York State was formally adopted state Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Joe Martens announced this week. The regulation is designed ...

Pennsylvania Gubernatorial Candidates Call Ad Unfair

05.05.14 | Terry Diener

Pennsylvania's top two Democrats called Saturday on state Treasurer Rob McCord to pull the racially charged attack ad he is airing against front-runner Tom Wolf in the gubernatorial primary. Former Governor Ed Rendell said the television spot was ...

Propane Heater Fumes Kill 5 In Cabin In P-A

05.05.14 | Bill Price

Authorities investigating the carbon monoxide deaths of two adults and three children in a north-central Pennsylvania cabin say the mother of two of the children had left early in the morning, before the tragedy was discovered. Lycoming County ...

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