List by Month: 6-2013

Scouts Retire American Flags

06.10.13 | Abby Lutcher

Dozens of American flags were retired Saturday during a special ceremony in Scranton.

Farm Bill Food Stamp Disagreements

06.10.13 | Abby Lutcher

Lawmakers have been arguing over a new Farm Bill since the old one expired in 2012. A major reason is disagreement over Food Stamps.

Thousands Rally Against Standardized Tests

06.10.13 | Abby Lutcher

Thousands of teachers and their supporters have rallied in Albany against what they say is the misuse of standardized tests.

Senator Schumer Defends Wellsburg

06.07.13 | Abby Lutcher

U.S. Senator Charles Schumer is after FEMA to provide the aid it still owes to Wellsburg for a new fire department.

Crimes Increase. Police Patrols Decrease

06.07.13 | Abby Lutcher

It's a problem officials say is region-wide. Crime is going up but police patrols are going down. Budget cuts have forced some local departments to slash staff and the officers who remain say there just isn't time to do the job they want.

No Legal Basis for Governor Tom Corbett's Lawsuit

06.07.13 | Abby Lutcher

A federal judge in Pennsylvania says there's no legal basis for Governor Tom Corbett's lawsuit against the NCAA over Penn State sanctions related to Jerry Sandusky.

New York's Economic Growth Ranked 37th in U.S.

06.07.13 | Abby Lutcher

A federal report shows New York's economy grew at a slower pace than the national rate in 2012, ranking 37th among all states.

Philadelphia's Building Collapse 61-Year-Old Survivor

06.06.13 | Abby Lutcher

Some rescuers at a collapsed building in Philadelphia got a welcome sight late Wednesday--a survivor!

Licens Suspension for Texting and Driving

06.06.13 | Abby Lutcher

New York lawmakers voted to suspend licenses of young drivers for 60 days when they're caught texting and driving.

Parents React to Common Core

06.06.13 | Abby Lutcher

The students are loving it. That's how one Corning-Painted Post School District administrator describes student reaction to the curriculum in the Common Core State Standards.

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