List by Month: 12-2017

A little girl from NY is making a name for herself on the big screen

12.18.17 | Brandon Dickson

11-year-old Austyn Johnson, of Elmira, stars in the upcoming film The Greatest Showman alongside big stars such as Hugh Jackman, Michelle Williams, and Zac Efron. She plays Caroline Barnum, Jackman's daughter in the movie. Johnson is also a...

NY state is sending National Guard members to help fight the CA wildfires

12.15.17 | Jeremy Miller

The nine airmen are all members of the 174th Attack Wing in Mattydale, in central New York. They include pilots, sensor and camera operators, and image analysts. The teams will use drone surveillance to capture up-the-to-minute information on...

PA's Gov. Wolf will veto newly-approved pro-life legislation next week

12.15.17 | Bob Price

Tom Wolf will veto the measure, Monday, in a ceremony at City Hall in Philadelphia. The state Senate fell just two votes shy of achieving a "veto proof" majority when it passed a fetal pain awareness bill earlier this week. The legislation...

NY's AG is leading a multi-state lawsuit against the FCC after it voted to repeal net neutrality rules

12.15.17 | Brandon Dickson

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says he tried to get the FCC to delay the vote over the "corrupted law-making process."

Deer hunters have helped a PA nonprofit that distributes to food banks set a new record

12.15.17 | Terry Diener

The Pennsylvania Game Commission says nearly 3,000 deer harvested by hunters in 2016-17 were donated to a nonprofit that distributes the venison to food banks. The donation sets a record for the nonprofit, Hunters Sharing the Harvest, now in its...

Gov. Wolf applauds passage of a measure to address the opioid epidemic

12.14.17 | Terry Diener

Senate Bill 446 will give the Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs regulatory authority to license or certify recovery homes that receive public funds or referrals from state, county, or federal agencies. Before that legislation...

The man accused of killing a UPS driver in Ithaca is set to go on trial

12.14.17 | Brandon Dickson

Jury selection is set to begin in Justin Barkley's trial on January 8th. He's charged with 2nd degree murder and menacing a police officer. In December 2016, Barkley is accused of shooting and killing William Schumacher, then running over his...

PA's top court has agreed to hear an appeal by an electric supplier

12.14.17 | Terry Diener

In taking the case, the state's Supreme Court will answer the question of whether the $1.8 million fine imposed on HIKO Energy by the state Public Utility Commission is "grossly disproportionate" to penalties other energy firms have received for...

New York state is shelling out millions of dollars for econmic development

12.14.17 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

The Cuomo Administration announced this week that over $750 million will be put into local business efforts throughout the Empire State. The funds for job training, businesses growth subsidies, and community groups, will be divided among the...

Brutally cold temps dominate your morning drive

12.13.17 | Brandon Dickson

Winds are helping blow the snow around and keep temps bone-chilling. A winter weather advisory is in effect until this evening as snow tapers off and gives way to just cold across our listening region. Temperatures won't climb out of the 20s...