List by Month: 11-2019

Clean-up continues today from last week's wicked winds

11.04.19 | Bill Price

In "hard-hit" Buffalo crews have been trying to clear over a hundred trees that had been toppled. Buffalo Public Works Commissioner Mike Finn says crews are working on residential streets today. Jay Bonafede with the American Red Cross says his...

The Pennsylvania Senate has pased a telemedicine proposal

11.04.19 | Brandon Dickson

The bill would require health insurance companies to cover remote medical services. The measure now goes to the state House Health Committee where it may face a roadblock. A similar plan failed to advance to a vote last year after getting...

Empire State Republican party enrollment continues to drop

11.04.19 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

New Board of Elections numbers show 18,000 fewer active registered Republican voters now than during 2016 when Donald Trump was elected president. Stats reveal Democrats added more than a quarter million enrolled voters during the same...

NY plan would mark driver's licenses for people with autism

11.01.19 | Brandon Dickson

Ben Harting with the Broome County Sheriff's Office says it could help eliminate a potentially dangerous misunderstanding between law enforcement and autistic people. While there is not currently a vote scheduled on the bill--if passed, it would...

Major election reforms have been signed into law in the Keystone State

11.01.19 | Brandon Dickson

Among the new reforms is the elimination of the straight-party voting option. Representative Malcolm Kenyatta says he voted against the bill because voters like the ease of selecting the party that "best reflects their values." But, Governor...

Wicked winds wreaking havoc all across NY and PA

11.01.19 | Bill Price

Jon Hitchcock at the National Weather Service in Buffalo says the highest gust clocked in this storm measured 65-miles-per-hour along near the Buffalo Coast Guard. Over 420,000 power outages in New York and Pennsylvania this morning. A number of...

PA goes back on "lunch shaming" ban

11.01.19 | Terry Diener

Language within this year’s school code bill allows districts to withhold hot meals from students who accrue more than $50 in lunch debt. The practice typically affects students who don’t qualify for free or reduced-price lunch...

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