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Car, Food, Cash Collected For Towanda Family That Lost 2 Year Old To Fire

02.19.13 | Sarah Harnisch

The town of Towanda is coming together to help a family of five that was devastated by a fire this past weekend. A car, food, clothing, and money has already been given to the Yoders, who lost their home, their vehicle, and their 2 year old son ...

Lake Erie To Be Feature On U.S. Mint's Next Quarter

02.19.13 | Sarah Harnisch

A famous military leader from Erie, Pennsylvania is getting his own coin, and Lake Erie will be featured beneath his feet. Oliver Hazard Perry, the commodore who led a historic victory over the British in the Battle of Lake Erie during the war of ...

Fill Out NY SAFE Act Opt-Out Form Here

02.18.13 | Sarah Harnisch

People are inundating sheriff's offices across upstate New York to fill out a form that keeps your personal information out of the public record, if you own a weapon. The records are impacted by New York's new Safe Act. The Chemung County Sheriff ...

Free Internet In PA If You're On The Turnpike

02.18.13 | Sarah Harnisch

There is now free wi-fi in all service plazas along the Pennsylvania turkpike. The Turnpike says "the wifi is available inside the building, and it's free, so as soon as you get to your device, turn it on, and accept the internet connection. There ...

Penn State Students Raise Record Number of Cash For Pediatric Cancer

02.18.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Student organizers of the annual Penn State dance marathon say they’ve raised $12.37 million for pediatric cancer research and care, shattering last year’s record by nearly $1.7 million. The Dance Marathon is billed as the largest ...

GED Students Need To Wrap Up 5-Part Test By End of Year

02.18.13 | Sarah Harnisch

A million students, including thousands from New York and Pennsylvania, that are working on their GED (their high school equivalency diploma), have to finish it in 2013 or start all over again. GED testing services will introduce a new version of ...

Watch The Asteroid Fly By Live

02.15.13 | Sarah Harnisch

A 150 foot-wide asteroid will complete a remarkably close, but safe, flyby. For weeks, scientists have been tracking the path of the small near-Earth asteroid known as 2012 DA14, which is on course to swing by the Earth today at 2:24 p.m. Again, ...

Marijuana Laws Changing In NY

02.15.13 | Sarah Harnisch

There's a new policy in New York for people caught with small amounts of marijuana. Beginning next month, suspects will be given a desk appearance rather then spend the night in jail. The governor has said he aims to make marijuana fully legal in ...

Federal Cash May Be Used To Repair PA's Roads And Bridges

02.15.13 | Sarah Harnisch

President Obama is out with a new plan to fix 70-thousand of the nation's bad bridges. In Pennsylvania 1 in every 4 bridges in the state falls into that catagory. The state was well represented at a Congressional hearing this week. It's called the ...

You Won't Need A Photo ID To Vote In PA Elections In May

02.15.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Pennsylvania's voter identification law won't be enforced in the state's May 21 primary. Lawyers in a pending lawsuit challenging the law's constitutionality agreed Thursday that voters will not be required to show photo ID at the polls as a ...

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