In New York, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand introduced a bill to expand rural broadband internet access

10.13.16 | Sarah Harnisch

While speaking in the remote Warren County town of Thurman, Gillibrand said she's working on a $50 million bill that would double federal spending on internet lines in rural upstate New York.

The Pennsylvania Turnpike now takes plastic

10.13.16 | Sarah Harnisch

The turnpike has installed credit card readers across the state and now take cash, EZ Pass or plastic in case you forget to carry cash. You can use the cash lanes for a credit card.

5 states including Pennsylvania may be barried from boarding a commercial flight using a driver's license beginning in 2018

10.13.16 | Sarah Harnisch

It's because of the states refusing to comply with national proof-of-identity requirements. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security confirmed Wednesday that it rejected requests from Oklahoma, Kentucky, Maine, South Carolina and Pennsylvania...

167 people have now reported getting sick from refried beans at Mighty Taco in western New York

10.13.16 | Sarah Harnisch

The number is up from 100 earlier this month. One woman missed two days of work and has medical bills from getting sick. Mighty Taco says anyone sickened can fill out a contact us form on their website. The health department says the restaurant...

Three people were killed in New York when two small planes collided in Erie County over the town of North Collins

09.26.16 | Sarah Harnisch

One plane landed 150 feet from a barn. The scene has been turned over to the FAA and the NTSB. Officials say sun glare may have been a factor. All three that died were aboard the two planes.

Pennsylvania landowners will rally in Harrisburg next week for gas royalty rights

09.23.16 | Sarah Harnisch

Bradford County commissioners are inviting residents to attend a rally next Tuesday in support of House Bill 1391.  It requires gas companies follow a decades-old law when it comes to royalty rights.    Northern Tier residents say...

Bow hunting season starts next week in New York

09.23.16 | Sarah Harnisch

In the northern zone, the hunt is on Tuesday, September 27th. In the southern zone, deer hunting begins Saturday, Oct. 1st. State environmental officials expect there to be more deer in the woods. Hunters can help the state track them by...

Pennsylvania auditor general eugene depasquale has some strong words of condemnation when it comes to charter schools in the Keystone State

09.23.16 | Sarah Harnisch

The commonwealth's top fiscal watchdog says there's a gross lack of oversight and accountability. DePasquale says private individuals connected to charter school education are making crooked deals to pad their pockets at the expense of students...

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo will be in Buffalo this afternoon and is expected to answer questions about a major corruption scandal

09.23.16 | Sarah Harnisch

Yesterday, some of his closest allies were accused of taking bribes. Nearly a dozen public officials connected to several upstate development projects were indicted on fraud charges.    Cuomo is expected to make an announcement...

Drivers in Pennsylvania are getting some extra leeway when it comes to red lights

09.19.16 | Sarah Harnisch

Pennsylvania's new red light law went into effect on Sunday. It allows drivers to run a red light when the sensor appears to be malfunctioning. Some traffic lights use sensors under the pavement so when a car comes up, it triggers the sensor...

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