FLN News Articles

How Does The Affordable Care Act Impact You?

01.04.13 | Sarah Harnisch

It is now 2013, and that means key portions of President Obama's Affordable Health Care bill are kicking in. One of the most critical parts of the bill is an online insurance market where you will be able to comparison shop, and see which insurance ...

Corning Inc To Release Details On Next Generation Gorilla Glass

01.04.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Your smartphone is about to get tougher. Corning Incorporated, the Southern Tier's largest employer, is poised to unveil Gorilla Glass 3 next week. The glass is used in most smartphones, as well as tablet computers and high definition televisions. ...

Big Bird Used To Study IQ In Upstate NY

01.04.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Researchers in Rochester, New York are using Big Bird to study the human brain. Scientists at the University of Rochester scaned the brains of kids and adults watching Sesame Street, and then had them take an IQ test. Kids who watched the show had ...

P.A. Logs Seven Times More Flu Cases Then NY

01.03.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Flu season has kicked into high gear. New York has already reported 913 cases from mid October through December. There are now cases in every county in the state. In Pennsylvania, the tally is climbing even faster. So far, 71-hundred flu cases have ...

Major Changes Eyed In NY's Public Education System

01.03.13 | Sarah Harnisch

A panel of education experts on Wednesday presented to Governor Andrew Cuomo a series of recommendations for reforming New York's public education system. Their ideas included expanding pre-kindergarten programs, consolidating schools and districts ...

Upstate NY Soldier To Be Laid To Rest Today

01.02.13 | Sarah Harnisch

A funeral service will be held today for a fallen soldier from Perinton, New York. Calling hours for Fairport High School graduate Grant Wise are from noon till 2 p.m. today. Wise was killed by a gunshot wound on Christmas Day in Alaska. His ...

Cuomo To Eye Guns, Decriminalization of Marijuana, Minimum Wage In NY This Session

01.02.13 | Sarah Harnisch

When lawmakers return to the capitol in Albany, New York early this month, Governor Andrew Cuomo, fresh off the holiday break, says he's ready to get back to work. And he fully expects lawmakers to pass what he calls "the people's agenda." ...

Webster, NY Mourns Its Firemen

12.28.12 | Sarah Harnisch

The town of of Webster will begin the first of four straight days of wakes and funerals for their fallen firefighters today. Calling hours for both 43 year old Lt. Mike Chiapperini and Tomasz Kaczowka.will be held at Webster Schroeder High School ...

Snow Totals From The Winter Storm

12.27.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Did the winter storm live up to the hype? The National Weather Service is out with their latest snow reports. Here is a tally of the snow totals: Bristol Hills, NY: 20 inchesDansville, NY: 14 inchesGeneva, NY: 18 inchesGreece, NY: 14 ...

Winter Storm Warnings in NY and PA

12.26.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Eight to 18 inches of snow is on its way. There are winter storm warnings in more than 100 counties in New York and Pennsylvania. The heaviest hit areas will undoubtedly be the Finger Lakes, from Penn Yan to Bath to Elmira, which could see 12 to 18 ...

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