List by Month: 6-2017

The Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station is turning over a new leaf

06.05.17 | Bob Price

It was re-designated over the weekend as the 914th Air Refueling Wing.  It's new military mission will be primarily aerial refueling.The Niagara Falls air base has a history that dates back to World War II when it flew cargo planes over the...

Health officials are warning about an explosive growth in the tick population in NY and PA

06.05.17 | Bob Price

Insect experts say the mild winter and wet spring has the creepy critters crawling, and that's increased the risk for dangerous infections like Lyme disease. New York Senator Chuck Schumer says the federal government needs to implement a law...

Dozens of Lake Ontario area communities in NYare at risk for more flooding

06.05.17 | Bob Price

Rain lingers in the forecast today, tomorrow, and Wednesday. Niagara County legislator David Godfrey says "the high water is not subsiding."New York state is allocating more than $20 million to help homeowners and businesses impacted by the...

Blossburg Debuts Replica Vietnam Memorial Wall

06.02.17 | Bob Price

A replica of the Vietnam Memorial debuted at the Blossburg State Coal Festival.      An opening ceremony was held to honor all the living and deceased Vietnam veterans from Tioga County.      While the wall may be...

GIRAFFE CAM REBOOT: Animal park announces new stream

06.02.17 | Bob Price

Going through withdrawal since Animal Adventure shut down the giraffe cam? We have good news. The park has announced the live stream of the park's giraffes, April, Oliver and Tajiri, is back online. From 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday through Friday...

Sentencing day for Graham Spanier

06.02.17 | Bob Price

Will Graham Spanier go to jail? This we know. There is no agreement on the question in the legal briefs filed in advance of the former Penn State's president's scheduled sentencing in Dauphin County court Friday for child...

President Trump's Paris decision won't stop NY climate goals

06.02.17 | Bob Price

New York's goal to dramatically cut its greenhouse-gas emissions will continue despite President Donald Trump withdrawing the U.S. from the Paris climate agreement. Trump announced Thursday that the country would...

A Webster, ny man accused of planting explosive devices in the city apartment building he owned has been indicted on 17 criminal counts

06.01.17 | Sarah Harnisch

A Webster, NY man accused of planting explosive devices in the city apartment building he owned has been indicted on 17 criminal countsOn Wednesday, a Monroe County grand jury indicted 52-year-old Eric Reynolds on multiple counts, alleging he...

PA's liquor control coard is highlighting reductions in binge drinking but a troubling trend of alcohol use by very young children

06.01.17 | Terry Diener

The board Wednesday released a biennial report required by lawmakers on trends in underage and high-risk drinking and prevention strategies. Officials said Pennsylvania is below the national average for reported binge drinking by eighth and 10th...

To bail out or not bail out nuclear power? That’s the question at the Pa Capitol

06.01.17 | Bob Price

Three Mile Island has been a powerful presence in the Midstate. It employs nearly 700 people and nuclear provides 37 percent of Pennsylvania’s power. It’s reliable energy. It does not emit greenhouse gases. It’s in...

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