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Two Upstate NY Schools Threatened

12.21.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Students in Pennsylvania and New York are still on edge follow the Connecticut massacre. And now, two schools in the listening area have been threatened. Owego schools were warned that a student was planning a shooting today at the Tioga County ...

NY, PA Looking At Their Gun Laws Following Connecticut Massacre

12.21.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Governor Tom Corbett sidestepped questions about what Pennsylvania can do in the aftermath of the Connecticut shootings, but says mental illness is the key issue. At a news conference, Corbett said any ban on assault weapons is a federal issue that ...

Major Winter Storm Heading For NY, PA On Friday

12.20.12 | Sarah Harnisch

A snow storm 900 miles wide is threatening travel today in the midwest, and it's heading toward us. Five million people are under a blizzard warning today. Iowa and Wisconsin are seeing a foot and a half of snow and 50 mile an hour winds. In the ...

Millions Handed Out To NY To Create Jobs

12.20.12 | Sarah Harnisch

The Finger Lakes region of New York state took home the most cash from New York's Regional Economic Development Council awards. It's Albany's version of "The Hunger Games," in which 10 regional councils across the state are pitted against each ...

A Day Of Silence

12.20.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Upstate New York and Pennsylvania will pause at 9:30 Friday morning to remember the victims at Sandy Hook Elementary School. Steuben County Legislature Chairman Joe Hauryski proclaimed Friday a day of mourning and requested the whole state to join ...

Cuomo Administration Approves For New Benefit Plans

12.19.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Uninsured New Yorkers and small businesses will be able to shop for benefit plans from the state's healthcare exchange in October next year, with coverage beginning in January 2014, the Cuomo Administration has announced. New York's healthcare ...

Conservative May Take Final Seat In NY Senate

12.18.12 | Sarah Harnisch

The final seat in the New York Senate race may be officially decided today, and the odds look good for Republican Assemblyman George Amedore.  Amedore has already claimed victory, but his democratic opponent Cecilia Tkaczyk, says his victory ...

No White Christmas For PA

12.18.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Things are looking good for New York, but the likelihood of a white Christmas in Pennsylvania is slim. While it's too early to know for certain a full week out, the forecast for the bulk of the state shows no snow for Pennsylvania. The forecast ...

Schools In Upstate NY Teach Students Safety Procedures

12.18.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Schools went through lock down drills yesterday to teach kids what to do in case of an intruder. At least five schools in Elmira were among those practicing. Broadway Middle School student Rachael Kelly said, "we would have to shut off all the ...

Mailed Medicaid Prescriptions Not Getting To NY Patients Swiftly

12.17.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Medicaid patients in New York State are angry over mailed drugs. A change in the state policy requiring Medicaid recipients who take certain drugs to get them through the mail has led to delivery problems, leaving patients without life-sustaining ...

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