FLN News Articles

Safety Advances Boost Plane Crash Survival Odds

07.08.13 | Abby Lutcher

Passengers in plane crashes today, such as the one in San Francisco involving Asiana Airlines Flight 214, are more likely to survive than in past disasters.

Spitzer Planning Political Comeback

07.08.13 | Abby Lutcher

Former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer says he's coming back to politics.

BAE Improving Flights

07.05.13 | Abby Lutcher

BAE Systems is continuing a long time relationship with the Boeing company to create a new part on a brand new plane hitting the skies.

Higher Student Loans in Place

07.05.13 | Abby Lutcher

Interest rates for some student loans have doubled in the past week. Because Congress failed to hash out a solution, the interest rate for federal subsidized Stafford loans now stands at 6.8 percent.

Court Rejects SAFE Act Challenge

07.04.13 | Abby Lutcher

Wednesday, a New York State Appellate Court rejected a challenge to the New York SAFE Act, the state's controversial gun control law, adopted by the Governor and legislature earlier this year.

Rain Causes Problems for Local Farmers

07.04.13 | Abby Lutcher

The recent amount of heavy rain in the area is causing some difficulties for farmers in the region.

What Fireworks are Allowed and Not Allowed

07.04.13 | Abby Lutcher

ALL FIREWORKS HAVE BEEN BANNED IN NEW YORK SINCE 1940. IN 1997, THE DEFINITION WAS EXPANDED TO INCLUDE ROMAN CANDLES AND SPARKLERS. NEW YORK IS ONE OF JUST 4 STATES IN THE NATION-- THAT OUTLAW ALL PERSONAL USE. IN PENNSYLVANIA-- YOU NEED A PERMIT, ...

Support to Keep Student Loan Rates Low

07.03.13 | Abby Lutcher

Senator Chuck Schumer is hoping to keep college tuition rates affordable for students here in the Southern Tier.

Gov. Cuomo Sends National Guard to Upstate NY

07.03.13 | Abby Lutcher

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has deployed 250 National Guard members to help the recovery effort in the flood-damaged Mohawk Valley region.

Heavy Rain Floods Southern Tier

07.02.13 | Abby Lutcher

Flooding created problem areas throughout the Twin Tiers on Monday. Parts of Elmira Heights got hit harder than others, like the neighborhood on 12th Street.

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