List by Month: 10-2018

Cheektowaga Central School District apologizes

10.18.18 | Brandon Dickson

Earlier this week, a western New York man said his 7-year-old son was sent home with a coloring book on HIV and AIDS. John Tatta said it was part of his son's homework. Cheektowaga Central School District has apologize.  School officials...

PA dairy farmer advocates say programs don't solve the whole problem

10.18.18 | Terry Diener

Pennsylvania dairy farmers have reported a drop in milk prices since Trump Administration policies sparked international trade disputes this summer. According to the U.S. Agriculture Department, the price per 100 pounds of milk dropped from...

PA's court system has launched a new campaign to educate abuse survivors

10.18.18 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

One in three women and one in seven U.S. men have been abused. The Keystone State's court campaign on social media informs victims of abuse about procedures and timelines. Victim advocate Jennifer Storms says a "uniform campaign" will empower...

Mental health classes are well underway in NY schools

10.18.18 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

The state's Mental Health Association says it's all about taking the "taboo" out of mental issues. One way mental illness is being introduced into the classroom is through social and emotional learning. Even the educators are putting a news...

Listen to win TobyMac's new album, The Elements

10.17.18 | Darcie Gore

It's time to go back to science class with Steve, Terese and Randy!  Starting Monday, October 22, listen to Family Life Mornings all week for your chance to win TobyMac’s new album, “The Elements.” How? First listen for...

NY state is stepping-in to stamp-out the wave of violence in Syracuse

10.17.18 | Bill Price

Over the past couple of weeks, two kids have been shot and killed there. Several others have been hurt. Governor Cuomo says state police will be expanding patrols in Syracuse and pumping more money into community programs for at-risk kids. The...

Paul Ryan visits the Parlor City

10.17.18 | Brandon Dickson

The U.S. House speaker was in Binghamton to campaign for Republican Representative Claudia Tenney, and then in Syracuse to vouch for GOP Congressman John Katko. Katko is opposed by Democrat Dana Balter, while Tenney's challenger is Democrat...

The Keystone State's shocking student population loss continues

10.17.18 | Bob Price

The 14 state-owned universities in Pennsylvania saw their enrollment fall by 4% this year. The drop in the state system of higher education has left it with fewer than 100,000 students for the first time since 2001. Enrollment has fallen for...

One of the most prestigious horse shows in U.S. is in full gallop in Harrisburg

10.17.18 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Doctor Betsy Parker says she's learned life skills by training with horses.   Over 1,000 competitors are involved in the annual horse show. Sidesaddle and hunter awards have been handed out with different competitions through Saturday at...

2 Rust Belt cities will be renovated thanks to the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation

10.17.18 | Brandon Dickson

The late Bills owner's organization is investing $50 million each for Detroit's West Riverfront Park and Buffalo's Lasalle Park. The money will be used to help remake waterfronts and improving recreational trail systems. Each is being renamed...

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