List by Month: 10-2020

Can early voters change their vote?

10.30.20 | Bob Price

In Pennsylvania, you cannot change an early vote. But, you can in New York. Jason McGuire with New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms says, Empire State residents may vote in person if they "mailed" an early ballot in New York state. He says...

President Trump will stump again in PA Saturday

10.30.20 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Tomorrow, the commander-in-chief will visit Bucks County in the afternoon, ahead of rallies at Reading Regional Airport and Pittsburgh-Butler Regional Airport. Both Mr. Trump and former VP Joe Biden were in the Keystone State earlier this week.

Nearly 2K monitors will guard against voter intimidation at polls on Nov. 3

10.30.20 | Terry Diener

They are organized by a non-partisan group called the Pennsylvania Election Protection Coalition.   The effort includes a hotline for reporting problems, people trained to de-escalate conflicts and lawyers ready to seek intervention from...

Cuomo calls DOJ's nursing home COVID death probe in NY a "conspiracy"

10.30.20 | Brandon Dickson

The governor is "under-fire" for sending coronavirus-infected patients into nursing homes, instead of into hospitals, when the pandemic began back in March. Cuomo insists there's "no factual basis" to the probe. NYU's Marc Siegel says Cuomo is...

From a disaster to a "disaster emergency" in Philly

10.29.20 | Brandon Dickson

Governor Wolf has signed the proclamation to provide additional support to Philadelphia after several days of unrest following the fatal police shooting of a black man with a knife. Philly Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw says cops have been...

Gov. Cuomo: local gov'ts in NY may impose mask mandate for students

10.29.20 | Brandon Dickson

New York's governor, Andrew Cuomo, says the local governments can decide if face coverings will be required at nearby schools. Cuomo says as we enter the cold and flu season "face masks" at school will become even more important.

Corning Center defends its actions following unreported COVID death claims

10.29.20 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Health officials in Steuben County say administrators failed to report six deaths linked to the coronavirus. A facility spokesperson cites the September 30th rule put in place by Steuben DOH that Corning Center "only" report Steuben County...

An annual highlight of PA's hunting season is about to begin

10.29.20 | Terry Diener

The general elk season starts Monday, Nov. 2, and ends Saturday, Nov. 7.   The general elk season comes on the heels of a memorable archery-only elk hunt, when 21 of 26 bowhunters harvested elk. All 10 bowhunters who...

Democrats in Albany want to legalize recreational marijuana next year

10.28.20 | Bill Price

Dems say revenue would help the state deal with the economic blow from COVID-19. Republican state senator and former Erie County Sheriff Pat Gallivan says legalizing recreational pot would jeopardize public safety. Governor Cuomo has indicated...

PA dairy farmers unsure of second COVID wave's effects

10.28.20 | Terry Diener

Months ago, dairy farmers in Pennsylvania were forced to dump thousands of gallons of milk because of COVID-19 and the supply chain disruptions the pandemic caused.   Now, the industry is bracing for the impact of a second wave of...

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