List by Month: 7-2013

Former President George H. W. Bush Shaves Head to Support 2-year-old Boy With Leukemia

07.25.13 | Abby Lutcher

The nation's 41st president shaved all his hair as a show of solidarity with Patrick, the son of one of the members of Bush's security detail, who lost his hair as part of his cancer treatments.

Chancellor Search: Chairman Provides Status Report

07.24.13 | Abby Lutcher

The chairman of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education board declined to be interviewed about the status of the search for a new chancellor to oversee the 14 public universities' system.

NCAA Takes Aim at Paterno Lawsuit

07.24.13 | Abby Lutcher

Fresh off one early-round knockout in Penn State Nation's push-back against the Jerry Sandusky sanctions, the NCAA on Thursday cocked its legal fist again, this time in the direction of the late Joe Paterno's family and friends.

Smoking Rates Remain High, But Attitudes Changing

07.24.13 | Abby Lutcher

New numbers show people in the Southern Tier are now less accepting of people smoking in public. But ten years after the state banned indoor smoking, health leaders say smoking is still at high levels locally.

Portable Gasoline Generator Recall

07.24.13 | Abby Lutcher

A leaking fuel tank prompts the recall of more than 4,000 Subaru portable gasoline generators. There are four reports of fuel leaking from the tank.

Gay Marriage Not Likely for a Long Time in PA, Panelists at Forum Concur

07.23.13 | Abby Lutcher

At least three marriage equality pieces of legislation have been introduced in the General Assembly, but Pennsylvania is a long way from legalizing same-sex marriage. That was the consensus Monday night among panelists, including two state ...

Trial on Pa. Voter ID Law Heads into Second Week

07.23.13 | Abby Lutcher

The constitutionality of Pennsylvania's voter-identification law will get a second week of scrutiny as the trial judge hears allegations that it would disenfranchise large numbers of voters.

Tractor Trailer Accident Closes I-86 Lane in Steuben

07.23.13 | Abby Lutcher

An early morning tractor trailer accident on I-86 in Steuben County shutdown a lane around 2:00am Tuesday morning.

Former N.Y. Governor Says He May Run for Congress

07.23.13 | Abby Lutcher

Former Gov. David Paterson says he may run for Congress if Rep. Charles Rangel retires.

June Added 19,000 Jobs in PA

07.22.13 | Abby Lutcher

Employers in Pennsylvania added an estimated 19,000 jobs to payrolls in June as the state's unemployment rate remained steady.