FLN News Articles

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.

Lebanon County Commissioner Announces Run For Governor

07.04.13 | Abby Lutcher

A Lebanon County commissioner plans to run for governor, joining a crowded field of Democrats who plan to seek the nomination and challenge Republican Gov. Tom Corbett next 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, ...

Gas Royalty Owners Say New Legislation Would Weaken Negotiating Rights

07.03.13 | Abby Lutcher

Oil and gas royalty owners and an environmental group in Pennsylvania both agree that legislation awaiting Gov. Tom' Corbett's signature seriously weakens negotiating rights for some landowners.

More Surgery Planned for Murnaghan

07.03.13 | Abby Lutcher

A 10-year-old girl who got adult lungs after her parents sued to change national transplant rules is set for more surgery to repair her diaphragm.

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.

American Red Cross Providing Assistance to Those Affected by Flooding

07.02.13 | Abby Lutcher

People living in Jefferson County are still busy cleaning up from last week's floods.

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