List by Month: 10-2017

Students are gathering at athletic fields to challenge peers to read the Bible and follow Jesus

10.13.17 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

High schools students hosted Fields of Faith events this week near Atlanta, Georgia and in Johnstown, Pennsylvania. The student-led functions allow students to share the gospel with the masses. Last year, there were 519 Fields of Faith events...

New York officials are hosting the first ever 'Seen Enough Tobacco Day"

10.13.17 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Schools around New York state are looking to engage with students about the realities of youth smoking. The average age for a new smoker is 13 years old. Syracuse schools are scattering black pinwheels throughout its properties today, October...

PA's governor wants to make of his acting cabinet level secretaries permanent appointments

10.13.17 | Terry Diener

On Thursday, Governor Tom Wolf nominated Acting Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine, Acting Secretary of Human Services Teresa Miller, Acting Secretary of Drug and Alcohol Programs Jennifer Smith, and Acting Insurance Commissioner Jessica...

President Trump comes to Harrisburg, Pennsylvania today

10.11.17 | Sarah Harnisch

He'll be flanked by truck drivers in an airport hangar as he takes the wraps off his new tax plan. It's a tax plan New York Senator Chuck Schumer says is irresponsible. Grover Norquist is a tax analyst. He says Schumer doesn't quite have his...

A Buffalo area restaurant is open for business: a 1930s restored diner

10.11.17 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

The 80-year-old Swan Street Diner that was moved to Larkinville from the Rochester area has been restored to its Art Deco origins. The restaurant is open seven days a week. Mary Joynt and her family enjoyed their breakfast visit on opening...

Students in Penfield, NY earned a ride home from school yesterday on a fire truck

10.11.17 | Sarah Harnisch

It was all because they wrote an essay on fire prevention. 1,200 Kids participated.Two kids got their reward Tuesday at Bay Trail Middle School in Pennfield. Their ride home. Large, red, and loud in a Penfield fire truck. The essay contest is a...

A PA court says athletic officials in public schools could face legal responsibility for concussions suffered by athletes

10.11.17 | Terry Diener

In a ruling that could be a game-changer, a state court Tuesday refused to kill a lawsuit by three high school athletes who claim the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association is legally responsible for concussions they suffered playing...

A special election will be held in PA to fill the seat left vacant by Rep. Tim Murphy

10.10.17 | Bob Price

The representative was forced into early retirement because of a scandal. Republicans are hopeful they can hold the seat in the Pittsburgh suburbs. That district voted overwhelmingly for Donald Trump last year, but Democrats outnumber...

Buffalo-area parents of kids found bullying at school face jail time

10.10.17 | Bob Price

Moms and dads of bullies in North Tonawanda, NY face fines of $250 and 15 days behind bars if their child is convicted of bullying or violating a neighborhood curfew twice within a three-month period.

President Trump will be in the Harrisburg area tomorrow afternoon

10.10.17 | Bob Price

The event at the "yet to be" disclosed location is by invite only. The president is expected to speak about his tax reform plan near the Harrisburg International Airport. It's being billed as a townhall-style gathering.