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Crossbows Are Now Illegal To Hunt With In New York

08.13.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Crossbows are no longer legal to use for hunting in New York state. The change is found on page 4 of this year's New York Hunting and Trapping guide from the state DEC. It says the law that allowed big game hunting with crossbows expired on ...

Property Tax Cap Set Lower For NY'ers

08.12.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Some big news for homeowners in New York. The last 2 years, the state's property tax cap has been set at 2 percent. That means towns can't raise your property taxes more then 2 percent. But the state just announced because of inflation, for 2014, ...

Gas Prices Down In NY and PA

08.12.13 | Sarah Harnisch

An oversupply of gas is driving prices down across the country.  According to the latest Lundberg Survey, in the past two weeks, prices fell more than seven-cents a gallon, settling at an average of three-dollars-59-cents a gallon.  ...

Lockdown In Upstate NY Town Over

08.12.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Authorities were warning residents to stay inside and lock their doors in Bovina, about 55 miles southwest of Albany, as police negotiated with a man with a gun. Bovina is a small farming town of 600 people. A New York alert notification was ...

Food Stamps Cuts To Affect Over A Million Pennsylvanians

08.12.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Life may get hungrier for 1.3 million people in Pennsylvania on November 1st, when food-stamp benefits will be cut overnight for the first time in U.S. history.  That's 21 lost meals per month for a family of four. The program is called SNAP, ...

Firearms Maker Becomes First In The State To Leave NY Due To SAFE Act

08.09.13 | Sarah Harnisch

The firearms maker will move its corporate offices because of the state's new gun law, the SAFE Act, enacted last January. Kahr Firearms in White Plains says it's looking for a friendlier place for business, and will be setting up shop on a 620 ...

All Gas Wells In PA Now Have To Follow Strict Air Quality Rules

08.09.13 | Sarah Harnisch

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection says shale oil or gas wells will no longer be exempt. The DEP said Thursday that oil and gas well sites in Pennsylvania had been granted blanket exemptions from obtaining approvals since 1996. ...

Flags to Fly At Half Staff Across Parts of PA This Weekend

08.09.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Governor Tom Corbett has ordered Pennsylvania state flags at the Capitol  and at commonwealth facilities in Monroe County to fly at half-staff for three days, beginning Sunday, in honor of the shooting victims in Monroe County. Three men, ...

Dogs Find Potential Cancer Patients In PA

08.09.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Dogs are helping to sniff out ovarian cancer. Using tissue samples donated by patients, the University of Pennsylvania's Working Dog Center has started training 3 canines to sniff out the signature compound that indicates the presence of the ...

Miracle Mountain Ranch Christian Camp Taking Donations After Arson

08.06.13 | Sarah Harnisch

One of the premier Christian horse camps in the country, Miracle Mountain Ranch in Spring Creek, Pennsylvania, was set afire over the weekend, allegedly by a 16 year boy from Johnstown. That teen is expected to face charges later today. The camp ...

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