List by Month: 8-2012

Survivor Says Confusion Let To The Deaths of 3 In Bolivar, NY Fire

08.22.12 |

We are learning more about the fire in Bolivar that took the lives of a grandmother and 2 of her grandkids. Firefighters are still trying to figure out the cause of the blaze, but they say they arrived on the scene 12 minutes after the 9-1-1 call ...

Rochester's Two Hospitals Showcase New Heart Surgery

08.22.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Heart specialists at 2 major hospitals have teamed up in upstate New York to showcase a brand new heart surgery. Doctors at the University of Rochester Medical Center and Rochester General Hospital say this technique will help heart patients who ...

Teacher's Personal Info To Be Debated In Court

08.22.12 | Sarah Harnisch

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court will allow the state's largest teacher's union to protect teacher addresses. The high court ruled 5 to 1 Tuesday to allow the closely watched lawsuit to continue. The Pennsylvania Education Association was suing over ...

97% Of Kids Say They Have Access To Drugs and Alcohol At School

08.22.12 | Sarah Harnisch

As your kids head back to school in New York and Pennsylvania, you may be surprised at how many carry something a little extra in their backpack: drugs and alcohol. There's a new teen survey from the substance abuse and addiction center at Columbia ...

Class Of 2016 Doesn't Use T.V. and Gets News On YouTube

08.21.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Do you listen to radios, or watch t.v.? The incoming freshman class of 2016 doesn't. This year's high school and college freshman, born in 1994 or 1998,  have no need for radios, and they watch television everywhere except on actual tv sets. ...

Virginia Passes Law Requiring An ID To Vote

08.21.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Pennsylvania's Voter I.D. law has been closely watched by the nation. It requires you to have a photo id to vote this November. On Monday, another state passed the same law. You are now required to have a photo id to vote in Virginia. Pundits say ...

Two Massive Health Networks To Track The Sick In P.A. Marcellus Territory

08.21.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Two powerful healthcare networks in Pennsylvania are conducting the first systematic study of the health effects of Marcellus Shale natural gas drilling. Guthrie Health, based in Sayre, Pennsylvania and the Geisinger Health System, based out of ...

New York May Be Poised To Announce Hydrofracking Decision

08.21.12 | Sarah Harnisch

The wait may soon be over. A decision on whether or not to allow hydrofracking in New York state could come just after Labor Day. Dan Fitzsimmons is President of the New York State Landowner's coalition, one of the largest groups in the state that ...

215-Year-Old Old Ironsides Sails In Boston Harbor

08.20.12 | Sarah Harnisch

The U.S.S. Constitution, or "Old Ironsides", is the U.S. Navy's oldest commissioned warship afloat. And it's still spry enough to go for a quick sail. The 215-year old boat sailed across the Boston Harbor at a brisk pace of 2 miles an hour for 17 ...

Want A Mild Winter? Head To Rochester, New York

08.20.12 | Sarah Harnisch

The Weather Channel said the Rochester area is among the safest places in the nation this winter for weather. They said outside of harsh winters, the area escapes many of the other weather plagues, and is one of the two safest places in the ...

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