List by Month: 9-2012

The Bill Has Already Been Written To Ban Cell Phones While Driving In PA

09.11.12 | Sarah Harnisch

A Pennsylvania lawmaker plans to introduce a bill this fall that constitute an all-out ban on all driving with cell phones. The bill would not ban hands free devices. The bill's sponsor is representative Joseph Markosek. He says "trying to get ...

Fall Could Be Warmer Then Usual, Too

09.11.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Summer 2012 was officially the third-hottest on record, and fall is gearing up to be steamier then usual, too. The National Climactic Data Center in North Carolina said 80 million americans suffered through 100 degree heat, and for the entire year ...

9-11 "Surfer" Tells How He Freefell 15 Stories And Survived The Twin Towers Attack

09.11.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Just when you think you've heard every survivor's story from the World Trade Center Towers, yet another one emerges. Pasquale Buzzelli was knocked unconcious after freefalling 15 stories. He told NBC: "a split second later, I looked up with my ...

New Study Sheds Light On Letting Your Baby "Cry It Out"

09.11.12 | Sarah Harnisch

There's a story today that's sure to reverberate with every parent whose ever brought a newborn home from the hospital.  Specifically, it has to do with the debate over whether or not to let your newborn cry for awhile in order to learn to ...

Major Box Store To Offer Free Kids Haircuts (Permenantly) on Sundays

09.10.12 | Sarah Harnisch

After a big responce to its free haircut for kids program last month, (1.6 million haircuts, to be exact), J.C. Penney says it plans to make the offer permenant every Sunday, starting in November. The company has 11-hundred stores nationwide, and ...

Fall Won't Be As Brilliant This Year Because of the Drought

09.10.12 | Sarah Harnisch

The hot, dry weather will hurt fall colors in New York and Pennsylvania. As dry conditions and record-high warmth dominate the weather, some trees are dropping leaves as they transition into an early autumnal color. Experts say it's caused by ...

Arm Yourself With Information Ahead of Thursday's Rare Election In NY

09.10.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Members of New York's political parties will head to the polls for a rare Thursday election this week, picking their candidates to square off in November, when the balance of the state Senate will be on the line. The race is normally held on ...

Vice President and Defense Secretary in Western PA; NASA Astronaut Coming To Southern Tier

09.10.12 |

Both Vice President Joe Biden and Defense Secretary Leon Panetta will be making stops in western Pennsylvania this week. It's to visit the Flight 93 memorial, the plane that was hijacked by 4 terrorists, and crashed after passengers tried to ...

Shanksville, PA Gears Up For 9-11

09.07.12 | Sarah Harnisch

The Flight 93 National Memorial in southwestern Pennsylvania is holding four days of special programs leading up to the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. On Saturday a panel will examine how children experienced 9/11 and expressed ...

Watch The Roads Signs In PA, Or It Could Cost You

09.07.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Driver beware! Penndot said Thursday a new state law imposing stiff penalties on motorists who ignore “road closed” or other safety warning signs and devices is now in effect. Signed by the governor in July, the law aims to increase ...

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