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PENNDOT Reports Low Number of Highway Deaths

04.09.14 | Sarah Harnisch

          Pennsylvania recorded the lowest number of highway deaths ever last year.  Penn-dot says just over 12-hundred people were killed on highways in the Commonwealth.  That's the lowest ...

Two Democratic Gov Candidates in PA Get Top Ratings from Anti-Gun Group

04.08.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Gun control advocacy group CeaseFire Pennsylvania has given two gubernatorial candidates 100 percent rating on their gun control stances. Congresswoman Allyson Schwartz, and Katie McGinty, an attorney and former Environmental Protection Secretary, ...

PA Governor Signs Child Abuse Laws

04.08.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Progress is being made in the effort to protect children in Pennsylvania from abuse. On Monday, Governor Tom Corbett signed into law three bills that will result in funding for training, child advocacy centers and a new statewide database. There ...

Medical Marijuana Not Happening In NY This Year

04.08.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The prospects aren't bright for passage of a medical marijuana bill in the Legislature this year, Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver said Monday. Speaking to reporters inside of the Assembly chamber, Silver said there has been "no interest" from the ...

SUNY Broome Offers Program To Forgive Tuition

04.08.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Former SUNY Broome Community College students with outstanding debts to the school will be able to pay a portion of what they owe and return to school under a new amnesty program from the college. The one-time only tuition amnesty program will ...

PA Town Mourns Three Children Killed in Housefire

04.07.14 | Sarah Harnisch

 A funeral service is set for Tuesday for 3 mennonite children killed in a housefire in Danville, Pennsylvania Friday.   13 Year old Daniel, 7 year old Gavin, and 2 year old Arthur could not escape. Two children did get out alive. ...

PPL in PA May Start Billing Customers "Storm Fees"

04.04.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Customers of PPL Electric Utilities Corp. may be charged special fees beginning next year for the utility's storm-related expenses. The state Public Utility Commission on Thursday granted the Allentown-based utility a storm damage expense rider, ...

Emergency Vehicles In NY To Be Outfitted With Red License Plates

04.04.14 | Sarah Harnisch

New York drivers behind emergency vehicles will now start seeing red.Red license plates that is.Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Friday state and local government emergency response vehicles will now be equipped with red license plates to help law ...

Pennsylvania Doesn't Report All Gas Drilling Complaints

04.04.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports Thursday that the testimony shows that the state Department of Environmental Protection doesn’t always issue a violation notice or formal notice of contamination where shale gas energy companies reach ...

Funeral Service Today For Slain Johnson City Officer

04.04.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Nearly 1,000 law enforcement from around the state and community members attended Smith’s calling hours at Chase Funeral Home on Chenango Street in Port Dickinson. Those who knew Smith ”called him “D.W.,” a nickname few ...

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