List by Month: 12-2018

"Trusted Traveler" kiosks at Buffalo-Niagara Airport aim to streamline travel

12.05.18 | Brandon Dickson

The kiosks make it easier for you to get through border crossings and airport security. Travelers can apply for Nexus, TSA PreCheck, and Global Entry.   The programs let you skip the line at the airport and the border.

Gov. Wolf announces flood relief for farmers

12.05.18 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Governor Tom Wolf noting this week farmland owners in select counties are eligible to receive disaster relief funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture following fallout from summer rains and flooding.  Federal relief is available to...

Oishei Children's Hospital in Buffalo has been bestowed a rare honor

12.05.18 | Brandon Dickson

It earned the top children's hospital award from the Leapfrog Group, a distinction only six percent of hospitals nationwide receive. Oishei is the only medical center in New York state to earn a top children's hospital award. In Pennsylvania...

Fireworks fun foiled in PA

12.05.18 | Terry Diener

A state court has wiped out a key part of Pennsylvania's new fireworks law that made it easier for consumers to buy bottle rockets and other exploding devices at roadside and parking lot tent stands. The ruling does not end fireworks sales to...

PA's top court rules not to release names of clegy accused of child abuse

12.04.18 | Brandon Dickson

The state Supreme Court says that releasing the info would have violated the clergy men's state constitutional right to have their reputation protected. That means the names of 11 Roman Catholic clergy cited in a landmark grand jury report on...

Nearly 1,300 upstate NY residents get medical bills wiped out

12.04.18 | Brandon Dickson

It has come about thanks to the efforts of two women working with an organization that buys medical debt bundled for pennies on the dollar. Ithaca's Judith Jones and Carolyn Kenyon raised $12,500 last summer and donated it to RIP Medical Debt...

An amber alert has been issued for an abducted Rochester teen

12.04.18 | Brandon Dickson

Police say 14-year-old Joanna Coates was last seen Saturday night. It's believed she may have been kidnapped by 41-year-old Robert Gonzalez. Cops say Coates may be in danger and Gonzalez could be heading to New York City. Anyone with...

Ciminelli sentenced

12.04.18 | Brandon Dickson

The Buffalo developer convicted in a bid-rigging scheme connected to Governor Cuomo's "Buffalo Billion" economic redevelopment program has gotten 28 months behind bars. Louis Ciminelli was also ordered to pay a $500,000...

More than $5 million will go towards homeless families in PA

12.04.18 | Terry Diener

The funding is provided from the Emergency Solutions Grant program. It falls into four categories: rapid rehousing, homelessness prevention, street outreach, and emergency shelter. The governor said combating homelessness and preventing someone...

NY Senate Democrats have 4 gun control proposals they'll in January

12.03.18 | Brandon Dickson

Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul says lawmakers want to make sure "we're doing the best we possibly can to protect every citizen." One of those proposals is a bill that would allow a cop, family member, or school official testify that a person...

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