There's a bill in the works in NY that would allow anyone to get a certificate to officiate weddings

05.19.17 | Sarah Harnisch

Pastor Jay LaScolea has been officiating weddings for 15 years.  He insists there are now two different designs on marriage: the state's and God's.LaScolea says those who favor lax wedding officiant laws are forgetting the role that pastors...

Uber and Lyft may be coming to upstate NY sooner than thought

05.18.17 | Sarah Harnisch

The ride-hailing apps may be legal in time for the fourth of July, a full 10 days earlier than scheduled. Lawmakers want Uber and Lyft in cities like Buffalo, Rochester and Syracuse in time for the busy 4th of July holiday. Ride-hailing service...

In northcentral PA the only remaining independent hospital in Lycoming County will soon become part of Geisinger

05.18.17 | Sarah Harnisch

Pending government approval, the Jersey Shore Hospital will merge with Geisinger. Its name will be Ggeisinger-Jersey Shore hospital.

New York is stepping up efforts to combat sexual assault on college campuses

05.18.17 | Sarah Harnisch

Governor Cuomo has ordered a comprehensive review to certify that all colleges and universities in the state are complying with the Enough is Enough law. It ensures students are protected from sexual assault and dating violence on campus and...

An Endicott, NY fire-fighter has been aquitted of arson

05.16.17 | Sarah Harnisch

Jason Stokes was accused of torching his own home last summer with his family still inside. The jury cited a lack of evidence in the trial of 41 year-old Stokes. The former fire-fighter was accused of planting gasoline-filled containers inside...

Stipend pay is under review in New York

05.16.17 | Sarah Harnisch

At least eight state senators have been paid thousands of dollars in stipends for committee positions they did not actually hold. Good government watchdog groups question whether the move is fraudulent. Republicans say it's  "much to do...

It's time to vote New York & Pennsylvania

05.16.17 | Sarah Harnisch

Today is school budget day in New York and Primary Day in Pennsylvania Pennsylvania voters are choosing candidates to fill openings on state courts.   New York voters are casting ballots to decide their local school spending plans and the...

A major highway construction project is coming to Corning's historic Market Street

05.05.17 | Sarah Harnisch

The major renovation project comes with a price.It's estimated vehicles will be prohibited from traveling or parking on market street in downtown Corning for two weeks. Store owner Tom Freeland says he's not worried about the inconvenience.The...

Lake Ontaro shoreline flooding is expected to worsen today as the winds kick up and the rain comes down

05.05.17 | Sarah Harnisch

Several  area homeowners have sandbags surrounding their homes.Following three days of relentless rain, there's a chance for some snow late Sunday. The entire Lake Ontario shoreline is under a state of emergency today.

A Southern Tier congressman is weighing-in on the prospects for healthcare reform

05.03.17 | Sarah Harnisch

Republican Tom Reed of Corning says Congress will take a more cautious approach after an effort to abolish the Affordable Care Act failed earlier this year.As of today, 21 House Republicans say they won't support the Obamacare-overhaul...

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