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Wegman's Fruit Recall Extended

08.05.14 | Sarah Harnisch

A fruit recall announced in July that affected nectarines, peaches and plums sold at Wegman's, Trader Joe's Sam's Club and Walmart initially covered fruit packed between June 1st to June 12th. They just announced the recall from Wawona Packing ...

Syracuse Named Top Party School

08.05.14 | Bob Price

Syracuse University has claimed the title of nation's top party school. The no. 1 Ranking was revealed by the Princeton Review based on a nationwide survey of 130-thousand students.Syracuse's student newspaper ranked second best among the 379 ...

PA Gov Tom Corbett To Try One Last Time For Pension Reform

08.04.14 |

Pennsylvania Governor Corbett has revived the imperiled proposal for pension reform-- but legislators have signaled that they are not likely to reconsider the measure before next month. Corbett says he will hold a meeting today with leaders from ...

Cell Phone Company In NEPA Gives 100-Thousand Backpacks To Kids

08.04.14 |

A company in Pensylvania helped thousands of kids get a good start on their school year over the weekend. Cellular connection locations in Luzerne and Lackawanna counties gave any kid who stopped by any of their three locations in Pittston, Dallas, ...

Dangerous Hogweed Plant Spreads Across Upstate NY

08.04.14 |

The giant Hogweed plant is spreading in New York state. If touched, the plants watery liquid takes away the body's ability to protect itself-- for years-- from sunlight, leading to third degree burns. The DEC now says Hogweed is found in every ...

Senator Chuck Schumer Wants Private Drones Better Regulated Over U.S. Soil

08.04.14 |

One top New York lawmaker says he knows what to do about the proliferation of drones in the skies over the U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer says he wants to see them better regulated. Schumer says privately operated drones pose not only a safety issue, ...

Dangerous "Giant Hogweed" in Bloom Across New York

08.01.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The plant is described as a massive version of Queen Anne's lace-- it can grow 15 feet tall, with white flowers the size of dinner plates. But its clear, watery sap causes second and third degree burns, permenant scarring, and blindness if touched. ...

New York Casino Applications Posted By Accident

08.01.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The New York State Gaming Commission posted the applications of each bidder online at about 11:30 a.m.-- applications for Lago resort in Tyre, Traditions Resort in Union, and a bid from Tioga Downs in Nichols. All were removed at 5:15 p.m. for what ...

American Pickers to Pick Through Pennsylvania

08.01.14 | Sarah Harnisch

With the cameras rolling, Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz, stars of the History Channel's "American Pickers" reality show, will spend two weeks-- August 11th through the 24h-- driving their trademark white van through the commonwealth and picking ...

PPL Proposes 725-Mile Regional Power Line

08.01.14 | FL News Team

Pennsylvania power company PPL says it's planning to build a new 725-mile system of electric transmission lines. A PPL spokesman says the mega-line would make electric service more reliable during power outages and reduce the cost of electricity to ...

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