List by Month: 6-2013

Prayer Before Meetings

06.14.13 | Abby Lutcher

An objection was made Thursday night at the Wilkes-Barre City Council meeting over the council’s use of prayer before meetings.

Casino Deal

06.14.13 | Abby Lutcher

A state official says Gov. Andrew Cuomo is headed to western New York to announce an agreement with the Seneca Indian Nation in a long-running standoff over casino gambling.

Impact Fee Revenue

06.14.13 | Abby Lutcher

Bradford County is getting millions of dollars thanks to impact fee revenue from drilling Marcellus Shale.

State Funding for Disabled

06.14.13 | Abby Lutcher

A key legislator and the Cuomo administration say they've found a way to restore $90 million in funding to state programs for disabled New Yorkers.

Flood Watches

06.13.13 | Abby Lutcher

A flood watch is in effect for a large swath of the family life listening area....from this morning through tomorrow morning.

Double-Lung Transplant Success

06.13.13 | Abby Lutcher

A 10-year-old Pennsylvania girl whose efforts to qualify for an organ donation spurred public debate over how organs are allocated has had a successful double-lung transplant.

Gas Stations Prepare for Emergencies

06.13.13 | Abby Lutcher

New York state could force more gas stations to prepare for emergency fueling situations. The "Fuel NY initiative" will make millions of dollars available to help retail gas stations avoid fuel shortages, which were a major problem ...

Debate on Positives of Hydrofracking

06.13.13 | Abby Lutcher

New York business leaders say hydraulic fracturing will boost the upstate economy by creating more jobs and increasing salaries.

Changes to Child Abuse Laws

06.12.13 | Abby Lutcher

Several changes to Pennsylvania laws that deal with child abuse are moving in the state Legislature following favorable committee votes.

1,700 Jobs Up for Grabs

06.12.13 | Abby Lutcher

With an unemployment rate just under 9%, Lackawanna County is among the worst in the state when it comes to people out of work.

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