List by Month: 12-2016

Pennsylvania leads the nation again in Lyme disease cases

12.30.16 | Terry Diener

In 2016, there have been 12,092 reported cases of the tick-borne disease in the state through December 24. That's triple the amount of the runner-up, New York, which had 4,002 cases, followed by New Jersey with 3,850. A state department of...

The Buffalo School Board votes to have developer and school board member Carl Paladino resign by this afternoon

12.30.16 | Sarah Harnisch

The resolution passed 6 to 2 on Thursday. It puts the ball in Paladino's court. If he does not respond, they'll bring in the state school's commissioner.   One board member said he does not think forcing someone out is the best way to deal...

The Rochester International Airport is back open this morning after a bomb scare yesterday

12.30.16 | Sarah Harnisch

The airport's Hazardous Devise Team responded to two suspicious articles.  X-rays were used to conclude the items were safe.No one was injured. But, it was a double scare because there was a bomb threat call made just before the packages...

Hundreds of families are en route to see Penn State play in the Rose Bowl

12.30.16 | Sarah Harnisch

Penn State fans were easy to pick out at the airport. The parents of a Nittany Lion player Brandon Smith say, "It's a chance of a lifetime for the kids to play at the Rose Bowl, and we're just thrilled to go out and enjoy it with them."The big...

The Buffalo School Board is giving Carl Paladino 24 hours to resign

12.29.16 | Bill Price

If he chooses not to the board will then ask the state education commissioner to take action. Paladino is under fire for saying he wished President Obama would die from Mad Cow Disease. The former co-chairman for the Trump campaign in New York...

A sinkhole in Pennsylvania causes an evacuation

12.29.16 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Half of the 12 feet wide and six feet deep sinkhole had been filled in with stone last night. The Bethlehem fire chief says final repairs and a top coat will be delayed. The sinkhole swallowed part of a street Wednesday.   Several houses...

Folks in upstate NY are irritated that a vote to allow Uber has been postponed again

12.29.16 | Bill Price

One disabled mother says the ride-sharing service would save her hundreds of dollars on cab fares.Lawmakers say they won't allow Uber upstate until legislation is passed that requires drivers to get fingerprinted.

PA's Superior Court handed down a decision for two women to legally get divorced

12.29.16 | Terry Diener

Freyda Neyman and Florence Buckley couldn't legally marry in the Keystone State in 2002, but a state Superior Court panel ruled Wednesday that the women can legally get divorced. The decision, set in an opinion by Senior Judge James J...

Buffalo Bills fans are reacting to the firing of head coach Rex Ryan

12.28.16 | Sarah Harnisch

Some say Ryan is not to blame, while others say it was time for Rex Ryan to go.          Rex and brother Rob, both fired from the team yesterday. The Bills have the longest NFL playoff drought ever at...

It's Rose Bowl week for Penn State

12.28.16 | Sarah Harnisch

The players spending some time at Disneyland in southern California. Coaches say the distraction before Monday's big game against The University of Southern California is a good thing.The 5th-ranked Nittany Lions will face the 9th- ranked Trojans...