List by Month: 4-2019

Pennsylvania District Attorneys Assoc. has come out against recreational weed

04.30.19 | Brandon Dickson

Berks County DA John Adams pointed to the American Medical Association's policy that marijuana is a dangerous drug. Adams said studies have found a negative correlation between marijuana and mental health issues.

Income discrimination is a thing of the past now in New York state

04.30.19 | Brandon Dickson

Under a new law, landlords in the Empire State can no longer refuse people who pay rent using section eight housing vouchers, veterans benefits, and other lawful sources of income. Turning tenants away because of their income source has been...

College enrollment dips in Pennsylvania with steady decline across U.S.

04.30.19 | Terry Diener

Experts forecast another 16% drop in the number of students starting college. According to the book "Demographics and the Demand for Higher Education" Pennsylvania is in an especially dire situation because its population was in a downward...

NY music festival in jeopardy after loss of a financial partner

04.30.19 | Brandon Dickson

Schulyer County Administrator Tim O'Hearn announced Monday that Woodstock 50 is off. He says the decision will have a huge economic impact on the region. However, late last night, event co-founder Michael Lang said that the August concert will...

House of worship tragedy 6 mo. after Pittsburgh synagogue shooting

04.29.19 | Brandon Dickson

This one was at the Chabad of Poway Synagogue near San Diego. A woman was killed, and three others, including the rabbi were injured. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo released a statement saying, "we must come together during this troubling time...

PA companies are looking behind bars for skilled new hires

04.29.19 | Terry Diener

A recent job fair was held at a maximum security facility in Schuylkill County. It’s part of a state Department of Corrections push to get inmates ready to return to their communities. The job fairs, which began last year and are held...

NY's attorney general kicks off probe into NRA's nonprofit status

04.29.19 | Brandon Dickson

Democratic AG Tish James had vowed during her campaign last year to look into the finances of the gun owners' group. A lawyer for the NRA says the organization has "full confidence in its accounting practices and commitment to good...

Hitting the campaign trail in the commonwealth

04.29.19 | Brandon Dickson

Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden holds a rally this afternoon in Pittsburgh. The former VP was born in Scranton and organized labor will be a key voting block for him.

A new effort is underway to split New York state

04.29.19 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

It’s not the first plan to divide the Empire State, but Assemblyman David DiPietro aims to create an amendment to the state’s constitution to allow three regions. They include New York City, a group of counties just north of the Big...

Former VP Joe Biden enters the race for the White House

04.25.19 | Brandon Dickson

Biden threw his hat in the ring this morning via an online video.  This is the third time Biden will seek the Democratic nomination. He's the 20th Democrat to jump into the race. Biden will kick-off his campaign next week with a stop in...

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