List by Month: 5-2017

A Southern Tier congressman is weighing-in on the prospects for healthcare reform

05.03.17 | Sarah Harnisch

Republican Tom Reed of Corning says Congress will take a more cautious approach after an effort to abolish the Affordable Care Act failed earlier this year.As of today, 21 House Republicans say they won't support the Obamacare-overhaul...

Several small tornados touched down during the severe storms Monday night in western and central PA

05.03.17 | Sarah Harnisch

The National Weather Service in State College says an F-1 tornado tore up the town of Rebersburg in Centre County.          The twister followed a mile-long path and damaged more than two dozen...

A rally at the PA state capital this week urged lawmakers to raise the legal age for buying tobacco products

05.03.17 | Terry Diener

The American Lung Association says Pennsylvania should follow the lead of California and Hawaii and raise the legal sales age from 18 to 21. It says tobacco use is the leading cause of preventable death in the United States and most adult...

Changes are coming to the Common Core in New York

05.03.17 | Dee Haley

New York's education commissioner has announced that the state Board of Regents will be presented with proposed changes to the Common Core next week with a vote expected in June. The latest proposal comes as grade 3 through 8 students began...

Storm Pummels Williamsport Area

05.02.17 | Bob Price

A line of strong thunderstorms blew through the area Monday evening, leaving behind quite a mess. Several trees were knocked down and part of the roof was blown off a church in the Williamsport area. PPL reports thousands of customers are...

Strong wind topples several trees in Gates

05.02.17 | Bob Price

Trees were no match for whipping winds after a severe storm hit the Rochester area on Monday. In Gates, Betty Duval-Rutley was in her den when a tree snapped and crashing onto some power lines behind her home on Tarwood Drive. Across...

State of emergency: Broome restricts travel

05.02.17 | Bob Price

Broome County Executive Jason Garnar declared a state of emergency Monday in the wake of strong storms and a tornado watch. The declaration, effective as of 9:30 p.m., directs all county departments and agencies to "take whatever steps...

STORM RAVAGES REGION: Thousands without power in S. Tier

05.02.17 | Bob Price

Heavy rain and high winds moved through New York state and northern Pennsylvania on Monday evening, leaving tens of thousands without power in the Southern Tier. The heaviest rain moved through the region between 7:30 and 8:30 p.m. At midnight...

A federal judge in PA has ruled that an alliance of atheists can proceed with a lawsuit

05.01.17 | Bob Price

They are suing the state House of Representatives over its invocation policy. U.S. District Court Judge Christopher Conner says he will permit the anti-public prayer case to move forward. The Pennsylvania House has been opening its sessions...

Buffalo is still abuzz over the firing of Bills' General Manager Doug Whaley

05.01.17 | Bob Price

Team Owner Terry Pegula says he and his wife, Kim, decided to part ways with Whaley for reasons not yet dislosed.Whaley's dismissal completes the front-office house-cleaning at One Bills Drive.  It began when Head Coach Rex Ryan was fired in...

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