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Hydrofracking Delay Continues in New York

07.15.14 | Sarah Harnisch

   A judge Monday blocked attempts to force Governor Andrew Cuomo's administration to decide whether to authorize large-scale high volume hydofracking. It means there is no timeline  to decide on gas drilling in New York. Acting ...

Hiko Energy Could Get the Boot in Pennsylvania

07.15.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The public utility commission in Pennsylvania has filed a formal complaint against a power company that provides electricity to several top electric providers-- like PPL. Hiko energy could get slapped with a $15 million fine and users could get a ...

Rob Astorino Challenges Cuomo To Debates

07.11.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Rob Astorino is throwing down the gauntlet, and challenging Governor Cuomo to a series of regional debates. "New York is a vast and diverse state with many needs and nuances. Issues that might arise in a Binghamton debate, might not apply to ...

Power Still Out To Thousands In NY and PA From Tuesday's Storms

07.11.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Utility crews worked Thursday to restore power in some Eastern states hit hard by severe storms nearly two days earlier, and one rural New York town picked through the debris from homes battered by a deadly tornado. A total of five people died in ...

PA School Bus Drivers Cut Ties With Union

07.11.14 | Sarah Harnisch

School bus drivers in Pennsylvania may have dealt a deep financial blow to a local union after voting overwhelmingly to cut ties. Nearly 90 percent of drivers from the Gateway School District voted to withdraw from Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) ...

NWS Confirms 6 Tornadoes, 2 Microbursts In NY, PA

07.10.14 | Sarah Harnisch

A half dozen tornadoes dropped from the sky on New York and Pennsylvania Tuesday. The data-- just in minutes ago-- from the National Weather Service. The teams returned back to their weather station at 1:40 this morning. There was an EF2 tornado in ...

Gay Marriage Lives On In Pennsylvania

07.10.14 | Sarah Harnisch

There will be no help from the nation's highest court. U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito on Wednesday denied a request from Schuylkill County clerk Theresa Santai-Gaffney who was seeking a stay against a federal court decision that allowed ...

PA Budget Update: A Deal Is Coming Today

07.10.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett is planning an announcement on the state budget today in a morning news conference. The fiscal year began more then a week ago, but still no deal. It's been held up by pension reform. Corbett will have Budget ...

NY Considers Expanded Hunting Season For Bears

07.09.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The New York Department of Environmental Conservation proposed heightened black bear management measures in May, as nuisance bear incidents are becoming more frequent in areas of the state. The black bear population in New York varies in ...

Libous Says He's Innocent and Running for Re-Election

07.09.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Senator Thomas Libous, R-Binghamton, proclaimed his innocence on Tuesday after he was charged last week with lying to the FBI and vowed to run and win re-election this fall. In his first extended interview since he was charged July 1 in White ...

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