List by Author: Traci Lynn Woolsey

NY officials have given Syracuse's New Hope adoption agency an ultimatum

12.12.18 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

State authorities are asking the faith-based family services agency to allow homosexual couples to adopt or be shut down. The church-funded agency only places children with married heterosexual couples...a policy opposed by New York state's...

Legislation to help farmers has been extended in NY state

12.10.18 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Farmers across the Empire State are celebrating a cut to property taxes for new or renovated buildings. The exemption, originally set to expire at the end of this year, has been renewed for another 10 years by Governor Cuomo. Applications can...

Gov. Wolf announces flood relief for farmers

12.05.18 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Governor Tom Wolf noting this week farmland owners in select counties are eligible to receive disaster relief funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture following fallout from summer rains and flooding.  Federal relief is available to...

A photo contest in NY takes aim at getting women in the great outdoors

12.03.18 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Less than 9% of licensed Empire State hunters are women, and the DEC says this picture competition is all about getting more ladies to hunt. Winning photos will be included in next year’s hunting regulations guide and possibly social media...

Flood relief's on the way to "P-A"

11.29.18 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

President Trump has declared 10 Pennsylvania counties to be eligible for disaster relief following flooding in August. County commissioner Doug McLinko says Bradford County's flood damage totaled $13 million. The declaration mean local...

Many churches are collecting boxes of cheer this week

11.13.18 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Elizabeth Harris is the Carbon County area's drop-off coordinator for Operation Christmas Child in Pennsylvania. She says the outreach that invites participants to fill a shoe box with toys, toiletries, or school supplies is a tangible way to...

Home energy assistance starts tomorrow in the Empire State

11.12.18 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

A family of four can have a household income of up to $55,000 a year or nearly $4,600 a month, and still qualify for help in New York. Applications will be accepted at local social service departments and online at...

The race for NY governor is tightening

11.05.18 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

A new Siena College poll shows Republican gubernatorial candidate Marc Molinaro gaining on incumbant Governor Cuomo. Last month’s poll showed Cuomo with a 22 point lead over the Dutchess County executive. This week’s new poll shows...

Binghamton's Bundy Museum unveils board game with a Twilight Zone twist

10.30.18 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Museum Archivist Michael Pipher say the game, a work in progress,  already includes several local sites linked to Rod Serling. Creators hope to release 100 copies of the game by next year’s Serling Festival. Once a Southern Tier...

Supply chain operator in central PA is hiring

10.26.18 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

As the holidays approach, Geodis says it's looking to fill over 1,400 positions for the season at the Carlisle and Chambersburg facilities.  Folks hired will get e-commerce shipments to customers. The company is looking for full and...

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