List by Month: 4-2017

The PA Senate is advanced legislation that would allow certain school teachers to carry firearms in the classroom

04.20.17 | Sarah Harnisch

State Senator Don White says many educators are expressing support for his bill. But opponents argue guns in school would do more harm than good.Senate Bill 383 would allow school personnel access to guns if they have authorization from the...

The Lima Christian School is holding it's annual Walk for Life to benefit CompassCare

04.20.17 | Bob Price

The walk will be held May 11th.Last year, the walk raised over $11,000 for CompassCare, which works to erase the need for abortions in the Rochester area.CompassCare's main walk for life is Saturday, May 6th at Highland Park in Rochester.Their...

The sentencing phase of Erik Frein's murder trial is underway in Pike County, PA

04.20.17 | Bob Price

The cop-killer's capital murder case is nearly over. Yesterday it took a jury just four hours to convict Frein of 1st degree murder for the ambush-slayings of two state troopers in the Poconos. Pike County's District Atttorney Ray Tonkin...

NY’s health insurers are now required to cover fertility treatment for unmarried and same-sex couples who are trying to conceive

04.20.17 | Sarah Harnisch

The new guidelines are being condemned by pro-family groups who argue they disregard what's in the best interest of children, and that's to be raised by a mother and father who are married. In vitro fertilization typically costs couples trying...

U.S. Congressman Glenn Thompson of PA is concerned the president's 'Buy American - Hire American' directive will hurt the dairy industry

04.19.17 | Bob Price

Glenn Thompson says, "on most farms, there are not a lot of Americans who want to do that work today."The congressman insists protections need to be in place to help farmers who rely so much on migrant labor.Agriculture is the number one industry...

It's almost time to say goodbye to April the giraffe

04.19.17 | Bob Price

Officials with the Animal Adventure Park in Harpursville, New York say the live-stream of the momma giraffe is coming down after April sustained an injury earlier this week.The 15-year-old giraffe twisted her leg and the injury, while minor...

NY's first ever 'Hemp Summit' was held Tuesday at Cornell University

04.19.17 | Bob Price

Lawmakers, farmers and "business owners" gathered to talk about the economic benefits of farming industrial hemp. State Senator Tom O'Mara hopes hemp becomes a cash-crop for cash-strapped farmers in the Empire State.Hemp is a fiberous compound...

Closing arguments underway in the murder trial of accused cop killer Eric Frein in Pike County, PA

04.19.17 | Bob Price

Local prosecutor Ray Tonkin says after they sum up, "the jurors will have a chance to make their decision."Defense lawyers rested their case yesterday without calling a single witness. They shocked reporters, too, when they said their client...

Police say they still have no idea what happened in the crash that killed two boys on the New York State Thruway

04.18.17 | Sarah Harnisch

The Monday accident shut down lanes on the New York State Thruway for seven hours near Manchester. State police say they are confident the nine and eleven year old boys, which were thrown from the vehicle, were not wearing seatbelts. The...

NY officials are warning about the dangers of spring-time wildfires

04.18.17 | Sarah Harnisch

Higher-than-normal temperatures and seasonal winds could heighten the risk of brush-fires. The state has banned open burning until mid may. Brush fires are a common problem in the spring in New York and Pennsylvania as rising temperatures and...

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