List by Month: 8-2014

PA Gubernatorial Candidate Tom Wolf Picks up Key Endorsement

08.14.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Tom Wolf is on a roll in his bid to be the next governor of Pennsylvania. The Wolf-Stack team picked up an important endorsement Wednesday as the Pennsylvania chapter of the fraternal order of police voted to back the democratic ticket. Governor ...

68th Little League World Series Kicks off Today

08.14.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Baseball's youth take center stage today in Williamsport, Pennsylvania with the start of the Little League World Series. Eight teams from around he world are competing in the international bracket. The U.S. teams are from Illinois, Washington, ...

Andrew Cuomo in Israel

08.14.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The Governor and the delegation he's leading are hoping to visit southern Israel today. they met with prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu yesterday, as well as President Reuven  Rivlin. The group, which includes assembly speaker Sheldon Silver ...

Funeral Today for Crash Victim Kevin Ward

08.14.14 |

Kevin ward junior's funeral is set for 11 a.m. this morning at South Lewis senior high school in Turin, 55 miles northeast of Syracuse. ward, a 2012 graduate of the school, lived in nearby port Leyden. he was killed 140 miles away at a dirt track ...

7-hospital Network In PA Bans Smoking On Grounds

08.13.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The seven-hospital Allegheny Health Network will ban smoking and all other tobacco use anywhere on property it owns starting January 1st. Two of the network's hospitals, Jefferson Hospital in Jefferson Hills and Saint Vincent Hospital in Erie, ...

Tom Corbett Advisor Ron Tomalis Quits

08.13.14 |

An embattled education aide to Republican Governor Tom Corbett resigned on Tuesday. Former Education Secretary Ron Tomalis, who remained on the payroll for 15 months at the same $139,000-a-year salary, will leave his post on August 26th.  ...

Probe Into Racer Ward's Death To Take Weeks

08.13.14 |

The investigation into the death of a racer at the Canandaigua Motorsports Park last Saturday will likely last at least an another two weeks. Ontario County Sheriff Philip Povero says investigators are still interviewing witnesses and reviewing ...

Astorino Creates "Stop Common Core" Line on November NY Ballot

08.13.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Republican gubernatorial hopeful Rob Astorino and the rest of the G-O-P's statewide ticket turned in petitions Tuesday to create a "stop Common Core" line on the New York ballot this fall. Astorino says his camp has collected "plenty" of signatures ...

Senator Bob Casey Heads Up Caregiver Bill

08.12.14 | Terry Diener

U.S. Sen. Bob Casey of Pennsylvania plans to introduce a bill that would lead to the creation of federal guidelines for training volunteers who help social services agencies. Casey outlined the bill after a hearing in Lackawanna County on the ...

68th Little Legue World Series Kicks off Thursday

08.12.14 | Sarah Harnisch

As players arrived over the last several days, their temperatures were taken before they got off the bus. Little League implemented the precautionary measure after a measles outbreak several years ago. Official activities get under way Wednesday ...

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