List by Author: Family Life News Team

Maybe budget money for marijuana in NY?

03.27.19 | Family Life News Team

We're getting closer to the New York state budget deadline, and Governor Cuomo says recreational weed legalization may still be part of a final deal. During a recent interview , the governor said the issue remains on the table and is still...

Pence visit postponed

03.26.19 | Family Life News Team

The vice president's visit to Buffalo has been put off. He was expected to visit the Queen City on April 11th for a fundraiser. But, Mike Pence can't make the trip since he's committed to being at a United Nations event on the same day...

A NY state Senate bill aims to deter drivers from illegally passing school buses

03.21.19 | Family Life News Team

The legislation calls for cameras to be installed on the "stop arms." They'd be used to record the license plates of drivers who go around buses. Right now, lawbreakers can only be ticketed if a police officer catches them in the act...

No drug surprise in PA!

03.05.19 | Family Life News Team

Pennsylvania's secretary for the Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs says the commonwealth is mirroring a national trend in drug use and abuse. Jennifer Smith insists cocaine and meth use is up, while heroin and prescription drug deaths are...

Empire State will send over $3 million to W. NY airports

02.21.19 | Family Life News Team

Governor Cuomo says the funds will be used to increase safety, upgrade facilities, and improve operations. The airports getting the funds are the Buffalo Niagara, Chautauqua County-Jamestown, and the Niagara Falls airports. Andrew Cuomo says...

16 previously deported men are facing charges for illegally returning to PA

02.05.19 | Family Life News Team

A federal grand jury has indicted 16 undocumented immigrants for illegal reentry into the United States. The men from Mexico, Guatemala and El Salvador were arrested in Adams, Cumberland, Dauphin, Lebanon and York counties and face up to two...

Student helps foil NY state terror plot

01.23.19 | Family Life News Team

During lunch last week, an observant student overheard a remark that lead to a quick investigation.. Four people are now facing charges for allegedly making plans to attack a Muslim community in Greece, NY.   Police Chief Patrick...

6 Inches to 2 feet of white powder and whipping winds weilding their way toward us

01.18.19 | Family Life News Team

The biggest snowfall amounts, ranging from one to two feet, will impact western Pennsylvania, the Finger Lakes, and the Twin Tiers. Meteorologist Kevin Williams says the heaviest part of the storm will hit most of us by Saturday afternoon and...

Gov. Cuomo wants to make abortion a constitutional right in NY

01.08.19 | Family Life News Team

He says he won't sign a budget this year that does not include abortion protections contained in the Reproductive Health Act. Michele Sterlace-Accorsi with Feminists Choosing Life of New York says the "Gosnell-like components" of the...

A NE PA college wields weapon in the fight against the drug epidemic

01.04.19 | Family Life News Team

Administrators at Luzerne County Community College say earning an addiction recovery diploma is the first step to become a certified recovery specialist.   School officials officials insist there is currently a lack of trained people to...

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