List by Month: 8-2013

Child ID Theft On The Rise In NY

08.15.13 | Sarah Harnisch

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo says child identity theft is on the rise in the Empire State. He issued a warning Wednesday-- saying many kids won't know their identities have been stolen until they get older and start applying for loans or need a ...

Natural Gas Production In PA Is Changing The Way America Does Oil

08.15.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Gas production is rising fast in Pennsylvania-- faster then energy experts had predicted.It's having an impact on how the United States does energy. Bentek, a Colorado company that analyzes energy trends, said 2013 production is up about 50 percent ...

Program Changes

08.14.13 | Rick Snavely

We are excited about what God has in store

President Obama To Tour Family Life Listening Area To Talk Economy

08.13.13 | Sarah Harnisch

President Barack Obama will spend the latter part of next week riding a bus through New York and Pennsylvania to talk about the economy and building the middle class. The White House says the president will make stops next Thursday and Friday in ...

PA Considers Free College

08.13.13 | Sarah Harnisch

One Pennsylvania lawmaker has an idea to make college more affordable for people in the Keystone state. Attend for free; but give back a portion of your paycheck for 20 to 25 years. The money would go into a fund to pay for future student's ...

No Word On High Volume Hydrofracking In New York Yet

08.13.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Governor Andrew Cuomo gave an update on high volume hydrofracking yesterday. The long and short of it is: no news yet. He said the state knows the economic benefits, but is still studying the health consequences. Fracking has been on hold since ...

Crossbows Are Now Illegal To Hunt With In New York

08.13.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Crossbows are no longer legal to use for hunting in New York state. The change is found on page 4 of this year's New York Hunting and Trapping guide from the state DEC. It says the law that allowed big game hunting with crossbows expired on ...

Property Tax Cap Set Lower For NY'ers

08.12.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Some big news for homeowners in New York. The last 2 years, the state's property tax cap has been set at 2 percent. That means towns can't raise your property taxes more then 2 percent. But the state just announced because of inflation, for 2014, ...

Gas Prices Down In NY and PA

08.12.13 | Sarah Harnisch

An oversupply of gas is driving prices down across the country.  According to the latest Lundberg Survey, in the past two weeks, prices fell more than seven-cents a gallon, settling at an average of three-dollars-59-cents a gallon.  ...

Lockdown In Upstate NY Town Over

08.12.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Authorities were warning residents to stay inside and lock their doors in Bovina, about 55 miles southwest of Albany, as police negotiated with a man with a gun. Bovina is a small farming town of 600 people. A New York alert notification was ...