List by Month: 9-2012

Governor Cuomo Sounds Like He's Campaigning At the DNC

09.07.12 | Sarah Harnisch

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's speech at the DNC Thursday continued to fuel speculation that he may run for president in 2016. The governor never made any direct reference to running, but he did do something that was quite uncharacteristic. One ...

Southern Tier Museum To Re-Open In September In New Digs

09.07.12 | Sarah Harnisch

After 2 years in transition, the Wings of Eagles Discovery Center in Big Flats held a ribbon cutting ceremony Thursday morning. They'll reopen to the public September 20th. The new facility is a converted former horse arena and stables, and boasts ...

Black Bears Are Starting To Invade Urban and Suburban Backyards In NY, PA

09.06.12 |

Black bears are about to go on a feeding frenzy in Pennsylvania and New York. That means they'll be foraging around, going through your trash and bird feeders. The Pennsylvania Game Commission says there are 18 to 20 thousand game bears in ...

Fatal Virus Found in Mosquitos In Central NY

09.06.12 | Sarah Harnisch

The triple-E virus, Eastern Equine Encephalitis, has been found in mosquitos in central New York. Health authorities say they're going to start using planes to spray for mosquitos from the air in Oswego county, over 10-thousand acres north of ...

Binghamton University To Be Featured At The DNC Tonight

09.06.12 | Sarah Harnisch

A watch party, a group of students viewing the DNC, will be streamed live by the school's College Democrats chapter, and shown on a Google screen during the DNC sometime between 7 and 10 p.m. tonight, a college spokesman said. The school hasn't ...

Carl Moeller Steps Down As CEO Of Open Doors

09.06.12 | Sarah Harnisch

The president of Open Doors U.S.A., one of the largest ministries that supports persecuted Christians globally, is stepping down. After 9 years at the helm, Carl Moeller is out. He said he's starting a new business venture in California, and it's ...

DNC Pulls "God" Out of Party Platform, Adds Gay Marriage

09.05.12 | Sarah Harnisch

The Democratic National Convention added something, and took something out of its platform Tuesday that is causing concern for people of faith, even those that support the re-election of the President. Delegates to the convention officially voted ...

New Christian Movie To Hit Theatres Next Week

09.05.12 | Sarah Harnisch

The producers of a new film aimed at people of faith are encouraging Christians to get out and support it next week.  It's called "Last Ounce of Courage". The film is a modern-day story of faith, freedom, and bravery. Movie-maker Steven ...

NY's Highest Court To Rule On Porn As An Art Form

09.05.12 | Sarah Harnisch

New York's highest court is deciding whether porn is protecting art and worthy of a tax exemption. In a case that would have been unthinkable just a few years ago, the adult entertainment industry says it doesn't peddle porn, it peddles art and it ...

There Are More Inexperienced Teachers Now Then Any Other Time In History

09.05.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Teachers with 10 years or less of teaching experience now comprise 52 percent of the teaching force. Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania analyzed the most recent federal surveys and found that in a bid to replace retiring teachers and ...

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