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Mario Cuomo, A Giant In Liberal NY Politics, Dies

01.02.15 | Sarah Harnisch

Mario Cuomo, a leading liberal voice who served three terms as governor of New York, died just hours after his son Andrew began his second term as the state's chief executive. He was 82. The son of Italian immigrants, Mario Cuomo played minor ...

Two Top New York State Thruway Officials Have Resigned

01.02.15 | Sarah Harnisch

Two more top Thruway Authority officials have resigned at a time when the agency is under scrutiny for how it will pay for the new Tappan Zee Bridge.   Thruway Authority Board of Directors Vice Chair Donna Luh announced the resignations of ...

Drivers In PA To Pay More To Use The Turnpike

01.02.15 | Sarah Harnisch

 For the seventh straight year, drivers will pay more in the new year to ride on the Pennsylvania Turnpike. Tolls are increasing by five percent for all customers, whether paying with cash or EZ Pass.  The hike will take effect this ...

PA Passes Slew of Laws In Response To Jerry Sandusky Scandal

01.02.15 | Sarah Harnisch

A slew of bills developed in response to the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal at Penn State University went into effect this week, changing the way abuse is reported and managed in Pennsylvania.  Dr. Rachel Berger, a pediatrician at ...

New NY Law Requires Electrontic Recycling

12.31.14 | FL News Team

On January 1, 2015 a New York State law will make it illegal to throw electronics in the trash. It's the last potion of the state's Electronic Equipment Recycling and Reuse law to take effect. Regional Computer Recycling & Recovery, RCR&R, ...

Snowy New Year's Eve Conditions Expected for Western NY

12.31.14 | FL News Team

A Lake Effect Snow Watch has been issued for Erie, Wyoming and Genesee counties from Wednesday afternoon through early Friday morning.Blowing and drifting of snow will be a major concern during this time resulting in hazardous travel and reduce ...

FAFSA Applications Due for College-Bound

12.31.14 | Terry Diener

The Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA) is advising college-bound high school seniors and their families to prepare for submitting the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as early as possible after January 1st, ...

Price Hike on PA Turnpike

12.31.14 | Terry Diener

For the seventh straight year, drivers will pay more in the new year to ride on the Pennsylvania Turnpike. Tolls are increasing by five percent for all customers, whether paying with cash or EZ Pass. The hike will take effect this coming Sunday. ...

NY Residents Claim Drilling Ruined Water Supply

12.30.14 | Sarah Harnisch

A federal judge has ruled against 9 homeowners in the Southern Tier who said their tap water was tainted by gas drilling. U.S. District Judge Charles Siragusa in Rochester said the homeowners failed to prove the silt and methane that befouled their ...

NY to Reimburse Lost Wages From Nov Snow Storm

12.30.14 | FL News Team

Now that the federal government has officially declared the November snowstorm a disaster, state officials say that those who missed one to four days of work may be eligible for reimbursement. This is a change from the normal weather protocol, in ...

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