List by Month: 2-2019

PA will pocket new round of funding for sexual violence prevention and education

02.13.19 | Terry Diener

Pennsylvania’s health department was awarded $1.2 million from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to continue to work on education and prevention of sexual violence and unhealthy relationships. Through CDC funding, extensive...

A slow-moving snow storm makes for tricky travel in NY & PA

02.12.19 | Brandon Dickson

Today's winter storm is ushering in snow for some and sleet, ice, and rain for much of our coverage area. With winter weather advisories or winter storm warnings for much of our area, including western New York and most of Pennsylvania...

Today marks a decade since the crash of Flight 3407 in W. NY

02.12.19 | Brandon Dickson

Fifty people, including a pregnant woman, were killed. Monday, at the first of several remembrance ceremonies, victims were honored. Senator Chuck Schumer called friends and families of the victims "western New York's greatest...

Feds: No cause yet in Schoharie limo crash

02.12.19 | Brandon Dickson

A preliminary report into the federal probe of a fatal limo crash four months ago in Upstate New York has not yet identified a probable cause, saying the investigation is continuing. The National Transportation Safety Board released the report...

PA budget hearings kick off with GOP attack on raising min. wage

02.12.19 | Terry Diener

Monday’s first House budget hearing featured Republicans repeatedly criticizing the broader impact of a minimum wage increase, including whether it would mean fewer entry-level jobs, squeeze small businesses or drive up inflation. Wolf...

Cuomo's former top aide slated to start serving sentence by March 1st

02.11.19 | Brandon Dickson

Joseph Percoco appealed his conviction and sentence on fraud and bribery charges in October. But a U.S. district judge denied the appeal last week. Percoco has been sentenced to six years behind bars. His conviction in March was in...

PA Lt. Gov. kicks off statewide rec. pot listening tour this week

02.11.19 | Terry Diener

Fetterman, who was most recently mayor of the city of Braddock, has long been a vocal supporter of legal marijuana. The Wolf Administration is pitching Fetterman's listening tour as a way to see where Pennsylvanians are on the issue of...

More charges for Pittsburgh synagogue shooter

02.11.19 | Brandon Dickson

The man accused of killing 11 people and wounding seven others in the attack on the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh in October is expected back in court this morning. Today's hearing for 46-year-old Robert Bowers is expected to be...

The Empire State has purchased a piece of history

02.11.19 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

New York’s Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation has acquired an island off Lake Ontario's eastern shore that was once the scene of a War of 1812 battle between British and American forces. The 24-acre Horse Island will...

A drag queen story-hour event at a PA public library is drawing the ire of pro-family forces

02.08.19 | Bob Price

The American Library Association encourages locations to have events where men, dressed in women's clothes and heavy makeup, read to children. Michael Geer with the Pennsylvania Family Institute tells Family Life News "people need to find out...

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