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Meteorologists Say January and February Will Be A Doosy For Winter Storms

08.16.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Forecasters say they see a big winter coming. While the air conditioners are still running, meteorologists are beginning to focus on the long-term winter weather forecast. They predict the East coast is going to battle some very large storms, ...

New York Deals A Blow To Telemarketers

08.15.12 | Jeremy Miller

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed a bill targeting those pesky telemarketers who keep calling you.  Under the new law, telemarketers will be banned from using pre-recorded messages in telephone calls to new yorkers. Automated "robo ...

More Bats Are Coming Into Homes In NY, PA

08.14.12 |

They're not just in the attic... they are in the house. Jason Carter of Fur and Feathers Wildlife control spoke with our news partner, W.E.T.M. televion, and said "the hot humid weather we've been having the last several weeks, is the reason why ...

Apple Picking Season Is Coming Early

08.14.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Apple picking has started extra early this year in New York because of the warm spring.  Rick Resinger owns Resinger's Apple Country in Watkins Glen. He told W.E.N.Y. television "I'd say we're two weeks early, at least. The earlier we start, ...

Interest In Electronic Books Spikes In NY

08.14.12 | Sarah Harnisch

E-books are becoming more mainstream in upstate New York libraries. In Monroe County, for example, more then 12-thousand people checked out 84-thousand E-books so far this year. It's triple the numbers the program had when it began in 2010. They ...

12 Orphaned Amish Kids Adopted In Steuben County

08.14.12 | Sarah Harnisch

The tragic story began last summer when 6 Amish men and women were killed by a drunk driver, affecting 70 children. Yesterday, an Amish aunt and uncle who last fall sold their Ohio home and moved to Jasper to care for 12 of those kids officially ...

Towns Log 150, 175, and 200 Years In NY, PA

08.13.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Three towns in the Family Life listening area had milestone birthdays this past weekend. Dunmore, Pennsylvania marked 150 years Saturday. The town of Portville celebrated its 175th birthday in upstate New York Sunday. Howard, New York logged a ...

NY Watches Molly Huddle Today In the Olympics

08.10.12 | Sarah Harnisch

All eyes will be on the Olympic track in London today as Elmira's Molly Huddle races in the 5-thousand meter final. Her race, set for 3:05 this afternoon. Her qualifying time was the 8th fastest among the 15 finalists for today's race. On Thursday, ...

Bears Are Surviving The Drought By Visiting Your Garbage Cans

08.10.12 | Sarah Harnisch

The severe drought is having one affect that no one really counted on: bears. With their normal summer diet of greens and berries shriveled by the worst drought in 60 years, bears are making more visits to your garbage cans. In northern New York ...

New York Considering Changing The Election Days For 2013

08.09.12 | Sarah Harnisch

New York state election officials are pushing to have a single primary day for state and local elections.  Election officials want to move up the primary for state and local offices from September to June for elections beginning next ...

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