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Baseball took a back-seat to Harvey yesterday at the Little League World Series

08.28.17 | Bill Price

The Little League Lufkin, TX team lost to Japan in the finals. But the Texas community, just north of Houston, had bigger concerns than baseball. Jennifer Deaton was in Williamsport for yesterday's finale. She says her family back home in...

New York's governor is headed to Israel this weekend

03.02.17 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Governor Andrew Cuomo will go to Israel to talk about economic-development opportunities and display solidarity amid a rise in antisemitism in New York and the U.S. In two speeches Wednesday, Cuomo pledged unity with Jews in New York and...

Niagara falls is now sporting a $4 million makeover

12.02.16 | Sarah Harnisch

Officials unveiled a new LED lighting system that will illuminate the falls in different colors. The lights are positioned on the Canadian side of the board and shine over to the American side.   They are brighter, but use half the power.

Maine-Endwell has taken it all at the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pennsylvania

08.29.16 | Sarah Harnisch

They walked away Sunday night the best Little League team in the world. New York is your 2016 Little League world champion. It is the first Little League Championship in New York state in more than 50 years. The team from Endwell beat South Korea...

The Little League World Series kicked off in South Williamsport, Pennsylvania

08.19.16 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

All 16 teams were introduced Thursday and Hall of Fame catcher Johnny Bench was on hand to catch the first pitch. Main-Enwell Little League from New York is representing the Mid-Atlantic states.  They beat Rhode Island in the first match...

Today kicks off the Little League World Series

08.18.16 | Sarah Harnisch

40,0000 people attended the annual Grand Slam Parade and Festival last night. 16 teams from all over the world were showcased on floats that went down the street. Even umpires were excited to be there. The games kick off at one this...

It's kickoff week for the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pennsylvania

08.16.16 | Sarah Harnisch

Maine-Endwell Little League of New York won the Mid-Atlantic Championship against Keystone Little League of Pennsylvania. The crew from New York opens its World Series journey against New England at 3 p.m. Thursday. This will be the first...

A western New York boy is trapped in Turkey amid the ongoing civil unrest

07.18.16 | Bob Price

17 Year-old Kaizan Hall was traveling to the Philippines to visit family when his plane was diverted to a city some 600 miles east of Istanbul at the height of the failed coup attempt.The teenager is now stuck in Turkey and his parents are...

The Archbishop of Philadelphia has unveiled updated guidelines on who should and should not receive communion in the Catholic church in Pennsylvania's largest Catholic community.

07.07.16 | Bob Price

The communion guidelines in Philadelphia contradict recently announced reforms from Pope Francis at the Vatican. We caught up with some Catholics in Scranton recently who had a mixed response.        ...

The world is remembering one of the most well known survivors of the Holocaust

07.04.16 | Sarah Harnisch

Family and friends gathered at the Fifth Avenue Synagogue in New York City Sunday morning to pay their last respects to Nobel Laureate Elie Wiesel who died on Saturday.  Wiesel was the author of numerous books, including Night which...

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