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»TV star Bill Cosby waking up behind bars today
Yesterday, a judge sentenced Cosby to 3 to 10 years in prison for sexual misconduct. Many that grew up watching "The Cosby Show" are disappointed...
»Chris Collins being criticized by a fellow member of Congress
Democrat Ted Lieu of California says he believes a new campaign ad put out by the 27th District representative is racist.  In it, video clips are p...
»Meningitis health scare at Penn State
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»NY basketball recruiting business is being sued
The business has been accused of luring players with college and professional aspirations through false claims of providing "the very best" coachin...
»Group in PA urges state lawmakers to speed up funding to replace voting machines
The Blue Ribbon Commission on Pennsylvania’s Election Security released interim recommendations and said the estimated $125 million to replace all ...
»Gov. Cuomo signs bill to allow medical pot for chronic pain
Andrew Cuomo says he hopes that pain sufferers will choose pot over more addictive opioids. The governor also says his staff is working on legisl...
»PA lawmakers are close to allowing cameras in highway work zones
Supporters say the system is needed in response to a steady rise in construction zone accidents, with the uptick in injuries involving both constru...
»Molinaro unveils plan to slash taxes
New York Republican candidate for governor, Marc Molinaro, is promising to cut property taxes by almost 30% if elected. He told a group of upstat...
»Gov. Wolf addresses lack of planned debates
Tom Wolf and his Republican opponent Scott Wagner will only battle once before the November 6th election.  Traditionally, gubernatorial candidates ...
»Molinaro launches website for people to report Cuomo corruption
Republican New York gubernatorial candidate Marc Molinaro has launched  CuomoLeaks.com for people to confidentially report corruption they've seen ...
»PA lawmakers return to the capitol after months of recess
The state House has just nine voting days scheduled before recessing for good in November, and the Senate has ten. Once those sessions end the se...
»Drone technology industry in central NY is really taking off
Six companies have announced plans to open or expand offices in the area. The announcements come after state officials set aside tens of millions ...
»Bill Cosby may have just had his last weekend of freedom
A sentencing hearing for the comedian begins today in Norristown. Cosby was found guilty in April of drugging and assaulting former Temple Univer...
»U.S. Senate candidate uses opioid maker campaign donations to fight drug crisis
Republican Lou Barletta says he's donating that money to City Mission Charity, a faith-based program that helps low-income people in Washington, Pe...
»Senseless shooting in Syracuse
Five people shot, including one child, during a celebration of a life event for a family member who just died of cancer. Syracuse Mayor Ben Walsh ...
»A national prayer event takes place next week in all 50 states
This year's Tent America 2018 event will be held Sept. 27-29th. Jodie Brandt,  a coordinator for the Pennsylvania gathering, says the 53 hours wil...
»Judge sentencing Percoco sends msg. to Albany about corrupt politicians
Yesterday, Gov. Cuomo's former aide, Joseph Percoco, was given six years in prison for taking $300,000 dollars in bribes from companies that wanted...
»FInance prof says PA's public pensions are paying higher equity fees than reported
A Professor from the University of Oxford delivered testimony to a panel created by a 2017 state law to recommend ways to lower those fees. He says...
»A change of heart for WNY Representative Chris Collins
In an about face, the Republican congressman says he will campaign for his seat despite facing insider trading charges. There's concern on both si...
»A Maine-Endwell teacher is finalist for the NYS teacher of the year
Rachel Murat has taught at the high school for the last 23 years. Her hard work and long hours have prompted her principal to nominate her for the...
»'Dog the Bounty Hunter' targets Schuylkill County fugitive Shawn Christy
The Mansfield News Journal reports that Duane Chapman has been retained to help locate and capture Shawn Christy. Christy, wanted for allegedly t...
»An upstate NY airport is the best in the country for passengers
The Buffalo-Niagara International Airport ranked number one among medium-sized airports in the J.D. Power 2018 North American Airports satisfaction...
»A central PA church is gearing up to help more hurricane victims this year
Jill Bond with Revival Tabernacle in Northumberland County says they're teaming up with Night Runners Crisis Services to get the supplies where the...
»Join us for the annual Pastors Conference, Oct. 23
Are you a pastor, minister, co-pastor, or assistant pastor? If so, Family Life gives a free conference every year with you in mind. Be refreshed b...
»Pennsylvania has made $5 million available to help dairy farmers
The grants are expected to help dairy producers diversify their businesses and strengthen operations to keep up with the increasingly competitive m...
»Signers of online petition call for Bishop Malone to resign
This comes just weeks after several local and state elected officials first called on Malone to step down over his handling of predator priests. H...
»State police in Pennsylvania will increase school patrols
Governor Tom Wolf’s administration made the announcement, citing findings from a school safety task force set up in the wake of February’s high sch...
»A powerful new rebate in the Empire State
New York's Energy Research Authority is offering $4,000 kickbacks to employers, building owners, municipalities and non-profits to install charging...
»Gov. Wolf says PA has received over $5 million for opioid crisis emergency response
Wolf says much of this funding will be used to strengthen the state’s data collection and analysis, which will help as state officials engage with ...
»Central NY and northeast PA dea with the remnants of Florence today
A flash flood watch is in effect for 17 counties until noon. Flooding overnight has already caused schools to close today throughout the eastern ...
»Parents and survivors of Catholoic clergy abuse are suing PA's dioceses
The lawsuit alleges the eight dioceses haven't met their obligations to report child abusers under state law. Meanwhile, Governor Wolf is urging ...
»NY politicians hammer out a bi-partisan solution to the opiod epidemic
The state activity comes as Republicans and Democrats at the federal level have join forces to combat opioid misuse. New York Senator Fred Akshar ...
»NY Republicans face deadline to remove name of Collins from the fall ballot
GOP leaders have until Wednesday to remove Congressman Chris Collins' name from the November ballot. Collins isn't running for re-election after b...
»Barack Obama coming to PA
The former president will headline a rally Friday in Philadelphia for Democratic U.S. Senator Bob Casey and Democratic Governor Tom Wolf. Casey an...
»One of golf's biggest names will be in Buffalo today
Jack Nicklaus is in the Queen City to help pitch a parks improvement project. The plans include Nicklaus redesigning the golf course in Delaware ...
»Gov. Wolf signs order to prepare for accurate 2020 census
The governor will appoint up to 45 members to the new census Complete Count Commission. It will help the U.S. Census Bureau recruit census workers...
»It was a busy day at NY ballot boxes
Governor Cuomo cruised to victory over actress Cynthia Nixon in the Democratic Primary yesterday with 66 percent of the vote.   Incumbent Kathy ...
»Sheetz convenience store chain program provides hunger relief
In partnership with Feeding America, a national network of 200 food banks, Sheetz has established a company-wide food donation program donating rea...
»The Buffalo Diocese has placed a retired priest on leave
Diocese leaders decided on the administrative absence following an allegation that a priest abused a 12-year-old girl decades ago. The girl's atto...
»Help from PA heads south to help hurricane victims
National Guard troops, helicopters, and other specialists and equipment from Pennsylvania are en route to help with the Florence response and recov...
»It's primary day in the Empire State
Democratic voters will pick the winner in some key races, including the spirited and sometimes nasty battle between Governor Andrew Cuomo and chall...
»More older Pennsylvanians are being hospitalized for heroin overdoses
According to a report from the commonwealth's Healthcare Cost Containment Council the increase in heroin hospitalizations among adults 55 and older...
»GOP officials say they'll try to remove Collins from the ballot this fall
Erie County Republican Chairmen Nick Langworthy will meet next Tuesday with the 7 other county GOP chairs that make up the 27th Congressional Distr...
»PA officials say "Florence" should serve as a reminder to be prepared for any disaster
PennDOT spokeswoman Fritzi Schreffler says pre-planning is vital, because we can loose power for many reasons. You can access emergency kits and p...
»Auditions for the Christmas musical, October 1-3
Family Life is inviting everyone who loves doing musical theater and wants to be a part of something special this holiday season to audition for ou...
»NY Times: Cuomo offered enticements to bridge builders to finish before Dem. primary
The newspaper reports that a Thruway Authority official wrote a letter to the contractors in July directing that all work on the eastbound span of ...
»An invasive bug that feasts on grapes has been found in the Finger Lakes
Environmental officials have confirmed the discovery of the spotted lanternfly. The recent discovery of the adult insect near Keuka Lake in Penn Y...
»Recent find reveals what PA lawmakers were up to in the late 18th Century
A recently returned book containing minutes from the commonwealth's  General Assembly helps paint the picture. In 1779 Pennsylvania lawmakers addr...
»Crunch time for GOP to find replacement for Congressman Chris Collins
Erie County's Republican Chairman Nick Langworthy says he has confidence that his colleagues and attorneys will "make this substitution happen." T...
»Bucknell Univ. will consider rescinding an honorary degree given to Les Moonves
The longtime CBS CEO stepped down Sunday night amid new sexual misconduct allegations. Concerning what's next for the executive, the CBS Board of ...
»Remembering 9/11 in Broome County, NY and PA
A flag for each American that lost their life on 9/11, 2,996 of them to be exact, has been planted outside the United Way in Broome County, New Yor...
»Days before Dem. Primary one NY AG candidate vows Cuomo probe
Zephyr Teachout says she would look into whether Gov. Andrew Cuomo has used state resources for campaign purposes. A new poll shows a dead heat be...
»Today President Trump will visit Flight 93 Memorial and new Tower of Voices
President Trump will visit the Flight 93 National Memorial in Shanksville, Pennsylvania today on this 17th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attack...
»"Tower of Voices" honors passengers and crew killed aboard Flight 93
As we approach the 17th anniversary of the tragic terrorist attacks of 9/11, a tower that honors the passengers and crew killed aboard Flight 93 is...
»Rep. Chris Collins speaks publicly following fraud charge indictment
The western New York Republican insists the company linked to the charges may have come up with a cure for secondary progressive multiple sclerosis...
»It's back to normal at PA state prisons
Normal routines are expected at Pennsylvania state prisons after a week-and-a-half lockdown because staff fell ill from what's believed were synthe...
»Gov. Cuomo backs away from Democrats calling Cynthia Nixon anti-Semitic
As many Americans celebrate Rosh Hashanah, the New Year in the Jewish calendar, Gov. Andrew Cuomo is taking heat for a flyer implying his challenge...
»Catholic Charities in WNY no longer offer adoption and foster care services
The faith-based group discontinued those services late last month because of New York's law on same-sex marriage. Jason McGuire with New Yorkers f...
»Keystone State firefighters answer the call to fight flames out west
The Pennsylvania Wildland Fire Crew's eighth group of 20 firemen gathered in Dauphin County last night and is flying out this morning. Matt Reed ...
»PA is taking part in a study to drop inmate return rate to state prisons
Researchers with the Safe Streets and Second Chances initiative will create reentry plans with inmates while they’re still incarcerated. State da...
»NY state is having a tough go of finding school counselors
The main reason is the state's new mandated mental-health classes. But, counselors are also needed to meet students daily challenges. Melanie Fun...
»NYS tax officials have started sending out property tax rebate checks
The checks are basically an advance on the STAR exemption on your school property tax bill. For those who pay their school taxes directly, it'll h...
»2 PA senators propose plan for trama-informed classroom management in schools
State Senators Pat Browne and Vincent Hughes have announced a proposal to create a “trauma-informed system of education.” The central plank of th...
»The manhunt continues for the 27-year-old PA man who threatened President Trump
Shawn Christy has alluded police since June. But now, officers say he broke into a business in Luzerne County Tuesday night stealing money, food, ...
»Marijuana advocates push for NY lawmakers to legalize pot
Supporters of legalizing Marijuana for adults want to make it affordable and let people grow their own. In Albany, dozens of people spoke Wednesd...
»PA's ACLU calls on the DOC to reinstate more inmate privileges
The ACLU of Pennsylvania is asking the state prison system to reinstate inmate mail and visitation privileges that have been suspended due to the r...
»NY state police are cracking down on dangerous drivers
With school back in session, Governor Cuomo says police patrols will step up as part of the partnership with AAA for the School's Open--Drive Caref...
»Parents of Tim Piazza settle with former Penn State frat
The parents of a Penn State student who died after a night of hazing and drinking at the Beta Theta Pi Fraternity have settled with the frat's nati...
»Gov. Cuomo is calling on Democrats in the U.S. Senate to prevent Kavanaugh's confirmation
Cuomo says he has concerns over how President Trump's nominee would rule on issues, such as gun control and gay marriage. He also accused the GOP...
»Seglia will remain in Equador as he fights extradition to the U.S.
Robert Fross, Seglia's Buffalo attorney, expects Seglia to return by December. Recently arrested in Ecuador, Seglia has been charged with fraud af...
»Penn State takes measures to ban the spotted lanternfly
Now that school is back in session and football season is in full swing, Penn State wants to make sure the thousands of students, families, and fan...
»Gov. Cuomo has received another endorsement for re-election
U.S. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer has given the incumbent New York governor his blessing. Schumer touted Cuomo's "proven progressive reco...
»"Pups at the Polls" efforts escalate before election
A liberal group is pouring more than $30 million into an effort to mobilize and energize young voters in 11 battleground states, including Pennsylv...
»Gas prices are expected to drop
Jim Garrity, a spokesperson for AAA East-Central, which serves Pennsylvania, New York, Ohio, West Virginia, and Kentucky says fewer drivers tend to...
»The oldest state fair in the U.S. wraps up its 13th and final day today
The Great New York State Fair in Syracuse, which has been running since 1841, shattered the all-time single day attendance record over the weekend ...
»NY &amp; PA dairy farmers are getting settlement checks
Thousands of Northeast dairy farmers-- including some in New York and Pennsylvania-- are receiving their share of a $50 million settlement, nearly ...
»Rochester's annual Labor Day Parade in will be stepping off this morning
The procession honoring the late union leader "Flo" Tripi starts at 11 near East Avenue and Alexander Street. The theme for this year's event in ...
»Family Life celebrates 35 Years of radio broadcasting!
Hear an interview with Tom Nolte, the very first voice to be on Family Life.
»Tops shoppers stunned by news 10 NY stores will close
Many consumers do not like the news that 10-area stores will shut down by November.  Most of those closings will be in Rochester and Ryracuse. Tops...
»Catholic leaders and PA lawmakers seek to create a victims' compensation fund for survivors of priest abuse
The church views this as an alternative to allowing victims to sue in court. The bishop of Erie and the state's top Republican floated the idea o...
»PA health officials sound the alarm over rash of synthetic drug overdoses
It comes a day after the state locked down all its prisons because staffers were getting sick from fentanyl exposure. Ray Barishansky with the Pe...
»New mandated mental health curriculum starts next week in NY public schools
The Empire State is the first state in the nation to implement a policy to improve mental health awareness and literacy from K-12. The latest stat...
»Congressman Reed touts federal funds to help farmers
U.S. Congressman Tom Reed says a $5 billion payment to struggling farmers by the federal government is just a short-term fix to what ails the agric...
»PA state prisons are still "locked-down" after officers were sickened
Corrections Secretary John Wetzel announced the immediate lockdown on Wednesday.  All visits are also suspended and all department mail rooms are c...
»Fist-to-cuffs at Hofstra University's Democratic debate for NY governor
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and his Democratic challenger Cynthia Nixon duked it out in their one-and-only debate last night before the Septembe...
»PA Turnpike officials expect a traffic surge this Labor Day Weekend
The turnpike commission expects 3.5 million vehicles to travel the statewide roadway from Thursday through Tuesday. Friday is expected to be the h...
»Erie County NY's DA calls family of priest abuse victim to come forward
District Attorney John Flynn has promised that family that he'll investigate the latest allegation within the Diocese of Buffalo. On Friday, the d...
»It's debate night in New York
Governor Cuomo and Democratic challenger Cynthia Nixon face off this evening in their one and only debate before the September 13th primary. The t...
»Gov. Wolf heads to Puerto Rico
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf is headed to Puerto Rico today to see first hand the damage done from last year's hurricane. He's also there to dev...
»Pittsburgh's daily newspaper stops daily printing
Pittsburgh will hold the distinction of being the largest city in the U.S. without a daily print newspaper after the city's Post-Gazette informed r...
»Rhetoric heats up in the PA governor's race
After Governor Tom Wolf announced he would only debate Republican challenger Scott Wagner once before the November 6th election, with no explanatio...
»New York state launches new school bus driver requirements
All school bus drivers will have to submit to random drug and alcohol testing as part of a new law in New York state. The measure will go into ef...
»Judge will sentence former Pennsylvania treasurer Rob McCord today
In Hariisburg today, the one-time Democratic candidate for governor, will learn whether he has a date with a federal prison cell. How much credit...
»Alfred U to honor slain NYS trooper at football home opener
Trooper Nicholas Clark was shot and killed last month while responding to a suicidal man barricaded in his home near Corning. Clark graduated from...
»New York is the best state in the country for women's equality
WalletHub spokeswoman Jill Gonzalez says the Empire State did really well in the workplace and political empowerment categories. She says Pennsylv...
»PA prisons undergoing security overhaul after recent safety issues
This, after 18 staff members were taken to the hospital for exposure to a synthetic form of marijuana at three prisons earlier this month. Violen...
»Buffalo U to bring in former VP and former Sec. of State this fall
Joe Biden will start the school's distinguished speaker series on October 25th, and Condoleezza Rice will be the final speaker on April 17th.
»Penn State football fans will see more police during games this season
Officials say it’s part of the University’s ongoing efforts to review and implement best practices related to the safety of the game day experience...
»PA's DOC takes steps to address threats to safety in state prisons
Corrections Secretary John Wetzel said the department is redoubling its efforts to address the evolving threats, particularly those involving illic...
»The GOP candidate for NY governor is calling for debate reforms
New York Gubernatorial candidate Marc Molinaro has proposed the development of an independent debate commission for statewide political races. The...


Date published: Wed, 26 Sep 2018 12:59:20 +0000
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»TV star Bill Cosby waking up behind bars today
Yesterday, a judge sentenced Cosby to 3 to 10 years in prison for sexual misconduct. Many that grew up watching "The Cosby Show" are disappointed...
»Chris Collins being criticized by a fellow member of Congress
Democrat Ted Lieu of California says he believes a new campaign ad put out by the 27th District representative is racist.  In it, video clips are p...
»Meningitis health scare at Penn State
A case of bacterial meningitis has been confirmed at the university's main campus. A student has been treated for the deadly infection and is reco...
»NY basketball recruiting business is being sued
The business has been accused of luring players with college and professional aspirations through false claims of providing "the very best" coachin...
»Group in PA urges state lawmakers to speed up funding to replace voting machines
The Blue Ribbon Commission on Pennsylvania’s Election Security released interim recommendations and said the estimated $125 million to replace all ...
»Gov. Cuomo signs bill to allow medical pot for chronic pain
Andrew Cuomo says he hopes that pain sufferers will choose pot over more addictive opioids. The governor also says his staff is working on legisl...
»PA lawmakers are close to allowing cameras in highway work zones
Supporters say the system is needed in response to a steady rise in construction zone accidents, with the uptick in injuries involving both constru...
»Molinaro unveils plan to slash taxes
New York Republican candidate for governor, Marc Molinaro, is promising to cut property taxes by almost 30% if elected. He told a group of upstat...
»Gov. Wolf addresses lack of planned debates
Tom Wolf and his Republican opponent Scott Wagner will only battle once before the November 6th election.  Traditionally, gubernatorial candidates ...
»Molinaro launches website for people to report Cuomo corruption
Republican New York gubernatorial candidate Marc Molinaro has launched  CuomoLeaks.com for people to confidentially report corruption they've seen ...
»PA lawmakers return to the capitol after months of recess
The state House has just nine voting days scheduled before recessing for good in November, and the Senate has ten. Once those sessions end the se...
»Drone technology industry in central NY is really taking off
Six companies have announced plans to open or expand offices in the area. The announcements come after state officials set aside tens of millions ...
»Bill Cosby may have just had his last weekend of freedom
A sentencing hearing for the comedian begins today in Norristown. Cosby was found guilty in April of drugging and assaulting former Temple Univer...
»U.S. Senate candidate uses opioid maker campaign donations to fight drug crisis
Republican Lou Barletta says he's donating that money to City Mission Charity, a faith-based program that helps low-income people in Washington, Pe...
»Senseless shooting in Syracuse
Five people shot, including one child, during a celebration of a life event for a family member who just died of cancer. Syracuse Mayor Ben Walsh ...
»A national prayer event takes place next week in all 50 states
This year's Tent America 2018 event will be held Sept. 27-29th. Jodie Brandt,  a coordinator for the Pennsylvania gathering, says the 53 hours wil...
»Judge sentencing Percoco sends msg. to Albany about corrupt politicians
Yesterday, Gov. Cuomo's former aide, Joseph Percoco, was given six years in prison for taking $300,000 dollars in bribes from companies that wanted...
»FInance prof says PA's public pensions are paying higher equity fees than reported
A Professor from the University of Oxford delivered testimony to a panel created by a 2017 state law to recommend ways to lower those fees. He says...
»A change of heart for WNY Representative Chris Collins
In an about face, the Republican congressman says he will campaign for his seat despite facing insider trading charges. There's concern on both si...
»A Maine-Endwell teacher is finalist for the NYS teacher of the year
Rachel Murat has taught at the high school for the last 23 years. Her hard work and long hours have prompted her principal to nominate her for the...
»'Dog the Bounty Hunter' targets Schuylkill County fugitive Shawn Christy
The Mansfield News Journal reports that Duane Chapman has been retained to help locate and capture Shawn Christy. Christy, wanted for allegedly t...
»An upstate NY airport is the best in the country for passengers
The Buffalo-Niagara International Airport ranked number one among medium-sized airports in the J.D. Power 2018 North American Airports satisfaction...
»A central PA church is gearing up to help more hurricane victims this year
Jill Bond with Revival Tabernacle in Northumberland County says they're teaming up with Night Runners Crisis Services to get the supplies where the...
»Join us for the annual Pastors Conference, Oct. 23
Are you a pastor, minister, co-pastor, or assistant pastor? If so, Family Life gives a free conference every year with you in mind. Be refreshed b...
»Pennsylvania has made $5 million available to help dairy farmers
The grants are expected to help dairy producers diversify their businesses and strengthen operations to keep up with the increasingly competitive m...
»Signers of online petition call for Bishop Malone to resign
This comes just weeks after several local and state elected officials first called on Malone to step down over his handling of predator priests. H...
»State police in Pennsylvania will increase school patrols
Governor Tom Wolf’s administration made the announcement, citing findings from a school safety task force set up in the wake of February’s high sch...
»A powerful new rebate in the Empire State
New York's Energy Research Authority is offering $4,000 kickbacks to employers, building owners, municipalities and non-profits to install charging...
»Gov. Wolf says PA has received over $5 million for opioid crisis emergency response
Wolf says much of this funding will be used to strengthen the state’s data collection and analysis, which will help as state officials engage with ...
»Central NY and northeast PA dea with the remnants of Florence today
A flash flood watch is in effect for 17 counties until noon. Flooding overnight has already caused schools to close today throughout the eastern ...
»Parents and survivors of Catholoic clergy abuse are suing PA's dioceses
The lawsuit alleges the eight dioceses haven't met their obligations to report child abusers under state law. Meanwhile, Governor Wolf is urging ...
»NY politicians hammer out a bi-partisan solution to the opiod epidemic
The state activity comes as Republicans and Democrats at the federal level have join forces to combat opioid misuse. New York Senator Fred Akshar ...
»NY Republicans face deadline to remove name of Collins from the fall ballot
GOP leaders have until Wednesday to remove Congressman Chris Collins' name from the November ballot. Collins isn't running for re-election after b...
»Barack Obama coming to PA
The former president will headline a rally Friday in Philadelphia for Democratic U.S. Senator Bob Casey and Democratic Governor Tom Wolf. Casey an...
»One of golf's biggest names will be in Buffalo today
Jack Nicklaus is in the Queen City to help pitch a parks improvement project. The plans include Nicklaus redesigning the golf course in Delaware ...
»Gov. Wolf signs order to prepare for accurate 2020 census
The governor will appoint up to 45 members to the new census Complete Count Commission. It will help the U.S. Census Bureau recruit census workers...
»It was a busy day at NY ballot boxes
Governor Cuomo cruised to victory over actress Cynthia Nixon in the Democratic Primary yesterday with 66 percent of the vote.   Incumbent Kathy ...
»Sheetz convenience store chain program provides hunger relief
In partnership with Feeding America, a national network of 200 food banks, Sheetz has established a company-wide food donation program donating rea...
»The Buffalo Diocese has placed a retired priest on leave
Diocese leaders decided on the administrative absence following an allegation that a priest abused a 12-year-old girl decades ago. The girl's atto...
»Help from PA heads south to help hurricane victims
National Guard troops, helicopters, and other specialists and equipment from Pennsylvania are en route to help with the Florence response and recov...
»It's primary day in the Empire State
Democratic voters will pick the winner in some key races, including the spirited and sometimes nasty battle between Governor Andrew Cuomo and chall...
»More older Pennsylvanians are being hospitalized for heroin overdoses
According to a report from the commonwealth's Healthcare Cost Containment Council the increase in heroin hospitalizations among adults 55 and older...
»GOP officials say they'll try to remove Collins from the ballot this fall
Erie County Republican Chairmen Nick Langworthy will meet next Tuesday with the 7 other county GOP chairs that make up the 27th Congressional Distr...
»PA officials say "Florence" should serve as a reminder to be prepared for any disaster
PennDOT spokeswoman Fritzi Schreffler says pre-planning is vital, because we can loose power for many reasons. You can access emergency kits and p...
»Auditions for the Christmas musical, October 1-3
Family Life is inviting everyone who loves doing musical theater and wants to be a part of something special this holiday season to audition for ou...
»NY Times: Cuomo offered enticements to bridge builders to finish before Dem. primary
The newspaper reports that a Thruway Authority official wrote a letter to the contractors in July directing that all work on the eastbound span of ...
»An invasive bug that feasts on grapes has been found in the Finger Lakes
Environmental officials have confirmed the discovery of the spotted lanternfly. The recent discovery of the adult insect near Keuka Lake in Penn Y...
»Recent find reveals what PA lawmakers were up to in the late 18th Century
A recently returned book containing minutes from the commonwealth's  General Assembly helps paint the picture. In 1779 Pennsylvania lawmakers addr...
»Crunch time for GOP to find replacement for Congressman Chris Collins
Erie County's Republican Chairman Nick Langworthy says he has confidence that his colleagues and attorneys will "make this substitution happen." T...
»Bucknell Univ. will consider rescinding an honorary degree given to Les Moonves
The longtime CBS CEO stepped down Sunday night amid new sexual misconduct allegations. Concerning what's next for the executive, the CBS Board of ...
»Remembering 9/11 in Broome County, NY and PA
A flag for each American that lost their life on 9/11, 2,996 of them to be exact, has been planted outside the United Way in Broome County, New Yor...
»Days before Dem. Primary one NY AG candidate vows Cuomo probe
Zephyr Teachout says she would look into whether Gov. Andrew Cuomo has used state resources for campaign purposes. A new poll shows a dead heat be...
»Today President Trump will visit Flight 93 Memorial and new Tower of Voices
President Trump will visit the Flight 93 National Memorial in Shanksville, Pennsylvania today on this 17th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attack...
»"Tower of Voices" honors passengers and crew killed aboard Flight 93
As we approach the 17th anniversary of the tragic terrorist attacks of 9/11, a tower that honors the passengers and crew killed aboard Flight 93 is...
»Rep. Chris Collins speaks publicly following fraud charge indictment
The western New York Republican insists the company linked to the charges may have come up with a cure for secondary progressive multiple sclerosis...
»It's back to normal at PA state prisons
Normal routines are expected at Pennsylvania state prisons after a week-and-a-half lockdown because staff fell ill from what's believed were synthe...
»Gov. Cuomo backs away from Democrats calling Cynthia Nixon anti-Semitic
As many Americans celebrate Rosh Hashanah, the New Year in the Jewish calendar, Gov. Andrew Cuomo is taking heat for a flyer implying his challenge...
»Catholic Charities in WNY no longer offer adoption and foster care services
The faith-based group discontinued those services late last month because of New York's law on same-sex marriage. Jason McGuire with New Yorkers f...
»Keystone State firefighters answer the call to fight flames out west
The Pennsylvania Wildland Fire Crew's eighth group of 20 firemen gathered in Dauphin County last night and is flying out this morning. Matt Reed ...
»PA is taking part in a study to drop inmate return rate to state prisons
Researchers with the Safe Streets and Second Chances initiative will create reentry plans with inmates while they’re still incarcerated. State da...
»NY state is having a tough go of finding school counselors
The main reason is the state's new mandated mental-health classes. But, counselors are also needed to meet students daily challenges. Melanie Fun...
»NYS tax officials have started sending out property tax rebate checks
The checks are basically an advance on the STAR exemption on your school property tax bill. For those who pay their school taxes directly, it'll h...
»2 PA senators propose plan for trama-informed classroom management in schools
State Senators Pat Browne and Vincent Hughes have announced a proposal to create a “trauma-informed system of education.” The central plank of th...
»The manhunt continues for the 27-year-old PA man who threatened President Trump
Shawn Christy has alluded police since June. But now, officers say he broke into a business in Luzerne County Tuesday night stealing money, food, ...
»Marijuana advocates push for NY lawmakers to legalize pot
Supporters of legalizing Marijuana for adults want to make it affordable and let people grow their own. In Albany, dozens of people spoke Wednesd...
»PA's ACLU calls on the DOC to reinstate more inmate privileges
The ACLU of Pennsylvania is asking the state prison system to reinstate inmate mail and visitation privileges that have been suspended due to the r...
»NY state police are cracking down on dangerous drivers
With school back in session, Governor Cuomo says police patrols will step up as part of the partnership with AAA for the School's Open--Drive Caref...
»Parents of Tim Piazza settle with former Penn State frat
The parents of a Penn State student who died after a night of hazing and drinking at the Beta Theta Pi Fraternity have settled with the frat's nati...
»Gov. Cuomo is calling on Democrats in the U.S. Senate to prevent Kavanaugh's confirmation
Cuomo says he has concerns over how President Trump's nominee would rule on issues, such as gun control and gay marriage. He also accused the GOP...
»Seglia will remain in Equador as he fights extradition to the U.S.
Robert Fross, Seglia's Buffalo attorney, expects Seglia to return by December. Recently arrested in Ecuador, Seglia has been charged with fraud af...
»Penn State takes measures to ban the spotted lanternfly
Now that school is back in session and football season is in full swing, Penn State wants to make sure the thousands of students, families, and fan...
»Gov. Cuomo has received another endorsement for re-election
U.S. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer has given the incumbent New York governor his blessing. Schumer touted Cuomo's "proven progressive reco...
»"Pups at the Polls" efforts escalate before election
A liberal group is pouring more than $30 million into an effort to mobilize and energize young voters in 11 battleground states, including Pennsylv...
»Gas prices are expected to drop
Jim Garrity, a spokesperson for AAA East-Central, which serves Pennsylvania, New York, Ohio, West Virginia, and Kentucky says fewer drivers tend to...
»The oldest state fair in the U.S. wraps up its 13th and final day today
The Great New York State Fair in Syracuse, which has been running since 1841, shattered the all-time single day attendance record over the weekend ...
»NY &amp; PA dairy farmers are getting settlement checks
Thousands of Northeast dairy farmers-- including some in New York and Pennsylvania-- are receiving their share of a $50 million settlement, nearly ...
»Rochester's annual Labor Day Parade in will be stepping off this morning
The procession honoring the late union leader "Flo" Tripi starts at 11 near East Avenue and Alexander Street. The theme for this year's event in ...
»Family Life celebrates 35 Years of radio broadcasting!
Hear an interview with Tom Nolte, the very first voice to be on Family Life.
»Tops shoppers stunned by news 10 NY stores will close
Many consumers do not like the news that 10-area stores will shut down by November.  Most of those closings will be in Rochester and Ryracuse. Tops...
»Catholic leaders and PA lawmakers seek to create a victims' compensation fund for survivors of priest abuse
The church views this as an alternative to allowing victims to sue in court. The bishop of Erie and the state's top Republican floated the idea o...
»PA health officials sound the alarm over rash of synthetic drug overdoses
It comes a day after the state locked down all its prisons because staffers were getting sick from fentanyl exposure. Ray Barishansky with the Pe...
»New mandated mental health curriculum starts next week in NY public schools
The Empire State is the first state in the nation to implement a policy to improve mental health awareness and literacy from K-12. The latest stat...
»Congressman Reed touts federal funds to help farmers
U.S. Congressman Tom Reed says a $5 billion payment to struggling farmers by the federal government is just a short-term fix to what ails the agric...
»PA state prisons are still "locked-down" after officers were sickened
Corrections Secretary John Wetzel announced the immediate lockdown on Wednesday.  All visits are also suspended and all department mail rooms are c...
»Fist-to-cuffs at Hofstra University's Democratic debate for NY governor
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and his Democratic challenger Cynthia Nixon duked it out in their one-and-only debate last night before the Septembe...
»PA Turnpike officials expect a traffic surge this Labor Day Weekend
The turnpike commission expects 3.5 million vehicles to travel the statewide roadway from Thursday through Tuesday. Friday is expected to be the h...
»Erie County NY's DA calls family of priest abuse victim to come forward
District Attorney John Flynn has promised that family that he'll investigate the latest allegation within the Diocese of Buffalo. On Friday, the d...
»It's debate night in New York
Governor Cuomo and Democratic challenger Cynthia Nixon face off this evening in their one and only debate before the September 13th primary. The t...
»Gov. Wolf heads to Puerto Rico
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf is headed to Puerto Rico today to see first hand the damage done from last year's hurricane. He's also there to dev...
»Pittsburgh's daily newspaper stops daily printing
Pittsburgh will hold the distinction of being the largest city in the U.S. without a daily print newspaper after the city's Post-Gazette informed r...
»Rhetoric heats up in the PA governor's race
After Governor Tom Wolf announced he would only debate Republican challenger Scott Wagner once before the November 6th election, with no explanatio...
»New York state launches new school bus driver requirements
All school bus drivers will have to submit to random drug and alcohol testing as part of a new law in New York state. The measure will go into ef...
»Judge will sentence former Pennsylvania treasurer Rob McCord today
In Hariisburg today, the one-time Democratic candidate for governor, will learn whether he has a date with a federal prison cell. How much credit...
»Alfred U to honor slain NYS trooper at football home opener
Trooper Nicholas Clark was shot and killed last month while responding to a suicidal man barricaded in his home near Corning. Clark graduated from...
»New York is the best state in the country for women's equality
WalletHub spokeswoman Jill Gonzalez says the Empire State did really well in the workplace and political empowerment categories. She says Pennsylv...
»PA prisons undergoing security overhaul after recent safety issues
This, after 18 staff members were taken to the hospital for exposure to a synthetic form of marijuana at three prisons earlier this month. Violen...
»Buffalo U to bring in former VP and former Sec. of State this fall
Joe Biden will start the school's distinguished speaker series on October 25th, and Condoleezza Rice will be the final speaker on April 17th.
»Penn State football fans will see more police during games this season
Officials say it’s part of the University’s ongoing efforts to review and implement best practices related to the safety of the game day experience...
»PA's DOC takes steps to address threats to safety in state prisons
Corrections Secretary John Wetzel said the department is redoubling its efforts to address the evolving threats, particularly those involving illic...
»The GOP candidate for NY governor is calling for debate reforms
New York Gubernatorial candidate Marc Molinaro has proposed the development of an independent debate commission for statewide political races. The...


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»TV star Bill Cosby waking up behind bars today
Yesterday, a judge sentenced Cosby to 3 to 10 years in prison for sexual misconduct. Many that grew up watching "The Cosby Show" are disappointed...
»Chris Collins being criticized by a fellow member of Congress
Democrat Ted Lieu of California says he believes a new campaign ad put out by the 27th District representative is racist.  In it, video clips are p...
»Meningitis health scare at Penn State
A case of bacterial meningitis has been confirmed at the university's main campus. A student has been treated for the deadly infection and is reco...
»NY basketball recruiting business is being sued
The business has been accused of luring players with college and professional aspirations through false claims of providing "the very best" coachin...
»Group in PA urges state lawmakers to speed up funding to replace voting machines
The Blue Ribbon Commission on Pennsylvania’s Election Security released interim recommendations and said the estimated $125 million to replace all ...
»Gov. Cuomo signs bill to allow medical pot for chronic pain
Andrew Cuomo says he hopes that pain sufferers will choose pot over more addictive opioids. The governor also says his staff is working on legisl...
»PA lawmakers are close to allowing cameras in highway work zones
Supporters say the system is needed in response to a steady rise in construction zone accidents, with the uptick in injuries involving both constru...
»Molinaro unveils plan to slash taxes
New York Republican candidate for governor, Marc Molinaro, is promising to cut property taxes by almost 30% if elected. He told a group of upstat...
»Gov. Wolf addresses lack of planned debates
Tom Wolf and his Republican opponent Scott Wagner will only battle once before the November 6th election.  Traditionally, gubernatorial candidates ...
»Molinaro launches website for people to report Cuomo corruption
Republican New York gubernatorial candidate Marc Molinaro has launched  CuomoLeaks.com for people to confidentially report corruption they've seen ...
»PA lawmakers return to the capitol after months of recess
The state House has just nine voting days scheduled before recessing for good in November, and the Senate has ten. Once those sessions end the se...
»Drone technology industry in central NY is really taking off
Six companies have announced plans to open or expand offices in the area. The announcements come after state officials set aside tens of millions ...
»Bill Cosby may have just had his last weekend of freedom
A sentencing hearing for the comedian begins today in Norristown. Cosby was found guilty in April of drugging and assaulting former Temple Univer...
»U.S. Senate candidate uses opioid maker campaign donations to fight drug crisis
Republican Lou Barletta says he's donating that money to City Mission Charity, a faith-based program that helps low-income people in Washington, Pe...
»Senseless shooting in Syracuse
Five people shot, including one child, during a celebration of a life event for a family member who just died of cancer. Syracuse Mayor Ben Walsh ...
»A national prayer event takes place next week in all 50 states
This year's Tent America 2018 event will be held Sept. 27-29th. Jodie Brandt,  a coordinator for the Pennsylvania gathering, says the 53 hours wil...
»Judge sentencing Percoco sends msg. to Albany about corrupt politicians
Yesterday, Gov. Cuomo's former aide, Joseph Percoco, was given six years in prison for taking $300,000 dollars in bribes from companies that wanted...
»FInance prof says PA's public pensions are paying higher equity fees than reported
A Professor from the University of Oxford delivered testimony to a panel created by a 2017 state law to recommend ways to lower those fees. He says...
»A change of heart for WNY Representative Chris Collins
In an about face, the Republican congressman says he will campaign for his seat despite facing insider trading charges. There's concern on both si...
»A Maine-Endwell teacher is finalist for the NYS teacher of the year
Rachel Murat has taught at the high school for the last 23 years. Her hard work and long hours have prompted her principal to nominate her for the...
»'Dog the Bounty Hunter' targets Schuylkill County fugitive Shawn Christy
The Mansfield News Journal reports that Duane Chapman has been retained to help locate and capture Shawn Christy. Christy, wanted for allegedly t...
»An upstate NY airport is the best in the country for passengers
The Buffalo-Niagara International Airport ranked number one among medium-sized airports in the J.D. Power 2018 North American Airports satisfaction...
»A central PA church is gearing up to help more hurricane victims this year
Jill Bond with Revival Tabernacle in Northumberland County says they're teaming up with Night Runners Crisis Services to get the supplies where the...
»Join us for the annual Pastors Conference, Oct. 23
Are you a pastor, minister, co-pastor, or assistant pastor? If so, Family Life gives a free conference every year with you in mind. Be refreshed b...
»Pennsylvania has made $5 million available to help dairy farmers
The grants are expected to help dairy producers diversify their businesses and strengthen operations to keep up with the increasingly competitive m...
»Signers of online petition call for Bishop Malone to resign
This comes just weeks after several local and state elected officials first called on Malone to step down over his handling of predator priests. H...
»State police in Pennsylvania will increase school patrols
Governor Tom Wolf’s administration made the announcement, citing findings from a school safety task force set up in the wake of February’s high sch...
»A powerful new rebate in the Empire State
New York's Energy Research Authority is offering $4,000 kickbacks to employers, building owners, municipalities and non-profits to install charging...
»Gov. Wolf says PA has received over $5 million for opioid crisis emergency response
Wolf says much of this funding will be used to strengthen the state’s data collection and analysis, which will help as state officials engage with ...
»Central NY and northeast PA dea with the remnants of Florence today
A flash flood watch is in effect for 17 counties until noon. Flooding overnight has already caused schools to close today throughout the eastern ...
»Parents and survivors of Catholoic clergy abuse are suing PA's dioceses
The lawsuit alleges the eight dioceses haven't met their obligations to report child abusers under state law. Meanwhile, Governor Wolf is urging ...
»NY politicians hammer out a bi-partisan solution to the opiod epidemic
The state activity comes as Republicans and Democrats at the federal level have join forces to combat opioid misuse. New York Senator Fred Akshar ...
»NY Republicans face deadline to remove name of Collins from the fall ballot
GOP leaders have until Wednesday to remove Congressman Chris Collins' name from the November ballot. Collins isn't running for re-election after b...
»Barack Obama coming to PA
The former president will headline a rally Friday in Philadelphia for Democratic U.S. Senator Bob Casey and Democratic Governor Tom Wolf. Casey an...
»One of golf's biggest names will be in Buffalo today
Jack Nicklaus is in the Queen City to help pitch a parks improvement project. The plans include Nicklaus redesigning the golf course in Delaware ...
»Gov. Wolf signs order to prepare for accurate 2020 census
The governor will appoint up to 45 members to the new census Complete Count Commission. It will help the U.S. Census Bureau recruit census workers...
»It was a busy day at NY ballot boxes
Governor Cuomo cruised to victory over actress Cynthia Nixon in the Democratic Primary yesterday with 66 percent of the vote.   Incumbent Kathy ...
»Sheetz convenience store chain program provides hunger relief
In partnership with Feeding America, a national network of 200 food banks, Sheetz has established a company-wide food donation program donating rea...
»The Buffalo Diocese has placed a retired priest on leave
Diocese leaders decided on the administrative absence following an allegation that a priest abused a 12-year-old girl decades ago. The girl's atto...
»Help from PA heads south to help hurricane victims
National Guard troops, helicopters, and other specialists and equipment from Pennsylvania are en route to help with the Florence response and recov...
»It's primary day in the Empire State
Democratic voters will pick the winner in some key races, including the spirited and sometimes nasty battle between Governor Andrew Cuomo and chall...
»More older Pennsylvanians are being hospitalized for heroin overdoses
According to a report from the commonwealth's Healthcare Cost Containment Council the increase in heroin hospitalizations among adults 55 and older...
»GOP officials say they'll try to remove Collins from the ballot this fall
Erie County Republican Chairmen Nick Langworthy will meet next Tuesday with the 7 other county GOP chairs that make up the 27th Congressional Distr...
»PA officials say "Florence" should serve as a reminder to be prepared for any disaster
PennDOT spokeswoman Fritzi Schreffler says pre-planning is vital, because we can loose power for many reasons. You can access emergency kits and p...
»Auditions for the Christmas musical, October 1-3
Family Life is inviting everyone who loves doing musical theater and wants to be a part of something special this holiday season to audition for ou...
»NY Times: Cuomo offered enticements to bridge builders to finish before Dem. primary
The newspaper reports that a Thruway Authority official wrote a letter to the contractors in July directing that all work on the eastbound span of ...
»An invasive bug that feasts on grapes has been found in the Finger Lakes
Environmental officials have confirmed the discovery of the spotted lanternfly. The recent discovery of the adult insect near Keuka Lake in Penn Y...
»Recent find reveals what PA lawmakers were up to in the late 18th Century
A recently returned book containing minutes from the commonwealth's  General Assembly helps paint the picture. In 1779 Pennsylvania lawmakers addr...
»Crunch time for GOP to find replacement for Congressman Chris Collins
Erie County's Republican Chairman Nick Langworthy says he has confidence that his colleagues and attorneys will "make this substitution happen." T...
»Bucknell Univ. will consider rescinding an honorary degree given to Les Moonves
The longtime CBS CEO stepped down Sunday night amid new sexual misconduct allegations. Concerning what's next for the executive, the CBS Board of ...
»Remembering 9/11 in Broome County, NY and PA
A flag for each American that lost their life on 9/11, 2,996 of them to be exact, has been planted outside the United Way in Broome County, New Yor...
»Days before Dem. Primary one NY AG candidate vows Cuomo probe
Zephyr Teachout says she would look into whether Gov. Andrew Cuomo has used state resources for campaign purposes. A new poll shows a dead heat be...
»Today President Trump will visit Flight 93 Memorial and new Tower of Voices
President Trump will visit the Flight 93 National Memorial in Shanksville, Pennsylvania today on this 17th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attack...
»"Tower of Voices" honors passengers and crew killed aboard Flight 93
As we approach the 17th anniversary of the tragic terrorist attacks of 9/11, a tower that honors the passengers and crew killed aboard Flight 93 is...
»Rep. Chris Collins speaks publicly following fraud charge indictment
The western New York Republican insists the company linked to the charges may have come up with a cure for secondary progressive multiple sclerosis...
»It's back to normal at PA state prisons
Normal routines are expected at Pennsylvania state prisons after a week-and-a-half lockdown because staff fell ill from what's believed were synthe...
»Gov. Cuomo backs away from Democrats calling Cynthia Nixon anti-Semitic
As many Americans celebrate Rosh Hashanah, the New Year in the Jewish calendar, Gov. Andrew Cuomo is taking heat for a flyer implying his challenge...
»Catholic Charities in WNY no longer offer adoption and foster care services
The faith-based group discontinued those services late last month because of New York's law on same-sex marriage. Jason McGuire with New Yorkers f...
»Keystone State firefighters answer the call to fight flames out west
The Pennsylvania Wildland Fire Crew's eighth group of 20 firemen gathered in Dauphin County last night and is flying out this morning. Matt Reed ...
»PA is taking part in a study to drop inmate return rate to state prisons
Researchers with the Safe Streets and Second Chances initiative will create reentry plans with inmates while they’re still incarcerated. State da...
»NY state is having a tough go of finding school counselors
The main reason is the state's new mandated mental-health classes. But, counselors are also needed to meet students daily challenges. Melanie Fun...
»NYS tax officials have started sending out property tax rebate checks
The checks are basically an advance on the STAR exemption on your school property tax bill. For those who pay their school taxes directly, it'll h...
»2 PA senators propose plan for trama-informed classroom management in schools
State Senators Pat Browne and Vincent Hughes have announced a proposal to create a “trauma-informed system of education.” The central plank of th...
»The manhunt continues for the 27-year-old PA man who threatened President Trump
Shawn Christy has alluded police since June. But now, officers say he broke into a business in Luzerne County Tuesday night stealing money, food, ...
»Marijuana advocates push for NY lawmakers to legalize pot
Supporters of legalizing Marijuana for adults want to make it affordable and let people grow their own. In Albany, dozens of people spoke Wednesd...
»PA's ACLU calls on the DOC to reinstate more inmate privileges
The ACLU of Pennsylvania is asking the state prison system to reinstate inmate mail and visitation privileges that have been suspended due to the r...
»NY state police are cracking down on dangerous drivers
With school back in session, Governor Cuomo says police patrols will step up as part of the partnership with AAA for the School's Open--Drive Caref...
»Parents of Tim Piazza settle with former Penn State frat
The parents of a Penn State student who died after a night of hazing and drinking at the Beta Theta Pi Fraternity have settled with the frat's nati...
»Gov. Cuomo is calling on Democrats in the U.S. Senate to prevent Kavanaugh's confirmation
Cuomo says he has concerns over how President Trump's nominee would rule on issues, such as gun control and gay marriage. He also accused the GOP...
»Seglia will remain in Equador as he fights extradition to the U.S.
Robert Fross, Seglia's Buffalo attorney, expects Seglia to return by December. Recently arrested in Ecuador, Seglia has been charged with fraud af...
»Penn State takes measures to ban the spotted lanternfly
Now that school is back in session and football season is in full swing, Penn State wants to make sure the thousands of students, families, and fan...
»Gov. Cuomo has received another endorsement for re-election
U.S. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer has given the incumbent New York governor his blessing. Schumer touted Cuomo's "proven progressive reco...
»"Pups at the Polls" efforts escalate before election
A liberal group is pouring more than $30 million into an effort to mobilize and energize young voters in 11 battleground states, including Pennsylv...
»Gas prices are expected to drop
Jim Garrity, a spokesperson for AAA East-Central, which serves Pennsylvania, New York, Ohio, West Virginia, and Kentucky says fewer drivers tend to...
»The oldest state fair in the U.S. wraps up its 13th and final day today
The Great New York State Fair in Syracuse, which has been running since 1841, shattered the all-time single day attendance record over the weekend ...
»NY &amp; PA dairy farmers are getting settlement checks
Thousands of Northeast dairy farmers-- including some in New York and Pennsylvania-- are receiving their share of a $50 million settlement, nearly ...
»Rochester's annual Labor Day Parade in will be stepping off this morning
The procession honoring the late union leader "Flo" Tripi starts at 11 near East Avenue and Alexander Street. The theme for this year's event in ...
»Family Life celebrates 35 Years of radio broadcasting!
Hear an interview with Tom Nolte, the very first voice to be on Family Life.
»Tops shoppers stunned by news 10 NY stores will close
Many consumers do not like the news that 10-area stores will shut down by November.  Most of those closings will be in Rochester and Ryracuse. Tops...
»Catholic leaders and PA lawmakers seek to create a victims' compensation fund for survivors of priest abuse
The church views this as an alternative to allowing victims to sue in court. The bishop of Erie and the state's top Republican floated the idea o...
»PA health officials sound the alarm over rash of synthetic drug overdoses
It comes a day after the state locked down all its prisons because staffers were getting sick from fentanyl exposure. Ray Barishansky with the Pe...
»New mandated mental health curriculum starts next week in NY public schools
The Empire State is the first state in the nation to implement a policy to improve mental health awareness and literacy from K-12. The latest stat...
»Congressman Reed touts federal funds to help farmers
U.S. Congressman Tom Reed says a $5 billion payment to struggling farmers by the federal government is just a short-term fix to what ails the agric...
»PA state prisons are still "locked-down" after officers were sickened
Corrections Secretary John Wetzel announced the immediate lockdown on Wednesday.  All visits are also suspended and all department mail rooms are c...
»Fist-to-cuffs at Hofstra University's Democratic debate for NY governor
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and his Democratic challenger Cynthia Nixon duked it out in their one-and-only debate last night before the Septembe...
»PA Turnpike officials expect a traffic surge this Labor Day Weekend
The turnpike commission expects 3.5 million vehicles to travel the statewide roadway from Thursday through Tuesday. Friday is expected to be the h...
»Erie County NY's DA calls family of priest abuse victim to come forward
District Attorney John Flynn has promised that family that he'll investigate the latest allegation within the Diocese of Buffalo. On Friday, the d...
»It's debate night in New York
Governor Cuomo and Democratic challenger Cynthia Nixon face off this evening in their one and only debate before the September 13th primary. The t...
»Gov. Wolf heads to Puerto Rico
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf is headed to Puerto Rico today to see first hand the damage done from last year's hurricane. He's also there to dev...
»Pittsburgh's daily newspaper stops daily printing
Pittsburgh will hold the distinction of being the largest city in the U.S. without a daily print newspaper after the city's Post-Gazette informed r...
»Rhetoric heats up in the PA governor's race
After Governor Tom Wolf announced he would only debate Republican challenger Scott Wagner once before the November 6th election, with no explanatio...
»New York state launches new school bus driver requirements
All school bus drivers will have to submit to random drug and alcohol testing as part of a new law in New York state. The measure will go into ef...
»Judge will sentence former Pennsylvania treasurer Rob McCord today
In Hariisburg today, the one-time Democratic candidate for governor, will learn whether he has a date with a federal prison cell. How much credit...
»Alfred U to honor slain NYS trooper at football home opener
Trooper Nicholas Clark was shot and killed last month while responding to a suicidal man barricaded in his home near Corning. Clark graduated from...
»New York is the best state in the country for women's equality
WalletHub spokeswoman Jill Gonzalez says the Empire State did really well in the workplace and political empowerment categories. She says Pennsylv...
»PA prisons undergoing security overhaul after recent safety issues
This, after 18 staff members were taken to the hospital for exposure to a synthetic form of marijuana at three prisons earlier this month. Violen...
»Buffalo U to bring in former VP and former Sec. of State this fall
Joe Biden will start the school's distinguished speaker series on October 25th, and Condoleezza Rice will be the final speaker on April 17th.
»Penn State football fans will see more police during games this season
Officials say it’s part of the University’s ongoing efforts to review and implement best practices related to the safety of the game day experience...
»PA's DOC takes steps to address threats to safety in state prisons
Corrections Secretary John Wetzel said the department is redoubling its efforts to address the evolving threats, particularly those involving illic...
»The GOP candidate for NY governor is calling for debate reforms
New York Gubernatorial candidate Marc Molinaro has proposed the development of an independent debate commission for statewide political races. The...


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