List by Month: 11-2017

U. of Rochester will spend $2.4 million to study the Mennonites of upstate NY

11.21.17 | Bob Price

Researchers at the University of Rochester will compare the immune systems of Mennonite babies in places like Dundee and Penn Pan with those in suburban Rochester. Scientists want to know why allergies are virtually non-existent in the Mennonite...

A newly uncovered email indicates PA's top election official was forced out

11.21.17 | Terry Diener

Former Secretary of State Pedro Cortez was under pressure to step down due to allegations of voter fraud in the commonwealth. He told Democratic Governor Tom Wolf that he could not understand why he was being pushed out. In the email, Cortes...

United Airlines will take flight once again from the Elmira-Corning Regional Airport

11.21.17 | Bob Price

The carrier ended service there last year, but starting next year a new partnership will offer two flights a day to Newark. The announcement comes during the construction of a new $58 million terminal and $14 million airfield upgrade at the...

NY offers free admission to state parks on Black Friday

11.20.17 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

The Empire State is making it easier for you to work off some of the Thanksgiving Day calories by waiving admission fees at all state parks this Friday. The governor's office is also urging families to take part in events like Buy Nothing Day"...

PA's governor has ordered flags lowered in honor of a fallen cop in the suburbs of Pittsburgh

11.20.17 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

As troopers continue to such for the gunman who killed rookie police officer Brian Shaw, the state flags are flying at half-staff through sunset Wednesday. The 25-year-old policeman was fatally shot Friday night following a traffic stop...

NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo has been named in a lawsuit

11.20.17 | Bob Price

It has to do harassment allegations leveled against his point-man for economic development in Buffalo, former Assemblyman Sam Hoyt. Hoyt's accused of making unwanted advances toward a female co-worker, and the governor's accused of doing nothing...

2 NY power suppliers are in 'hot water' for their response to this year's historic windstorm

11.17.17 | Bob Price

In March, it took days for people to get their lights back on following the storm that knocked out power to about one hundred thousand people in upstate New York. Now, NYSEG and Rochester Gas and Electric could be on the hook for millions of...

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is turning a few heads today

11.17.17 | Bob Price

The long-time political ally of Bill and Hillary Clinton now says the former president should have resigned after his affair with White House intern Monica Lewinsky became public news. Gillibrand holds the Senate seat vacated by Hillary...

PA's controversial medicinal marijuana program is picking up steam

11.17.17 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

More than 6,000 patients and 300 caregivers have registered for Pennsylvania's medical marijuana program in the time span of two weeks. The law gives people under a doctor's care access to medical marijuana if they have qualifying...

An important gerrymandering case goes before the PA Supreme Court next month

11.17.17 | Bob Price

The League of Women Voters claims the way Pennsylvania's political boundary lines were drawn after the 2010 census violates the state constitution. Michael Geer with the Pennsylvania Family Institute says the state's top court is heavily...

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