List by Month: 7-2017

A state of emergency in Broome Bounty, NY

07.25.17 | Bob Price

The declaration was made last night to help facilitate debris removal from Sunday's flash flooding. Flood victim, Lucy Bowman says her home is a total loss. She's thankful her family is safe. Bowman says the rest can be replaced.   75...

An army major wounded several years ago hosted a fundraiser for the Wounded Warrior Project in Allegany, NY

07.24.17 | Bob Price

Army Major Patrick Miller suffered several gunshot wounds to the gut in the 2009 Fort Hood terror attack. Sunday's fundraiser raked in $12,000-thousand dollars for the Wounded Warrior Project. Miller says being able to raise funds in his...

Today's a big day for the 14-county Finger Lakes region of upstate NY

07.24.17 | Bob Price

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and U.S. Congressman Tom Reed will be in Watkins Glen today to officially declare the Finger Lakes Region a National Heritage area. It's home to more than 400 historic sites, 100 wineries, 300 bed and breakfast...

Dangerous algae is spreading across several bodies of water in upstate NY

07.24.17 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

State officials say the toxic, blue-green algae blooms have shown up in 13 new locations within the last week. One of those spots includes Owasco Lake, the source of drinking water for Auburn, New York. The algae has been shown to kill pets and...

A bookstore in Wellsboro, PA could by yours for just $75 and a well written 250-word essay

07.24.17 | Terry Diener

Kevin and Kasey Coolidge have decided after 10 years it is time to leave the bookstore business, so he can concentrate on writing children's books. They've come up with a novel way to find someone to take over the business: an essay contest. The...

Plans are in the works for a natural gas-fired electric power station in Renovo, PA

07.21.17 | Bob Price

The $800 million dollar plant is being constructed at a former railroad yard in the borough and should open some time in 2018.

The mayor of Allentown, PA has signed a law banning so-called gay conversion therapy for minors

07.21.17 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

The law prohibits licensed mental health professionals from offering counseling or treatment that seek to change a minor's sexual orientation or gender identity preference. Violators would lose their business licenses. The ban stirs up concern...

Today's the deadline to apply for free college in New York

07.21.17 | Bob Price

Already, 75,000 families have signed up for the savings. This is for SUNY students who come from households making less than $100,000 a year. Already, SUNY has seen a six percent uptick in enrollment for the fall semester after five straight...

PennDOT is planning a major highway construction project in the Northern Tier

07.21.17 | Bob Price

It's going to impact a nine-mile stretch of both the north and sound bound lanes of Intersate-81 in Susquehanna County. Concerned citizens showed up at a special meeting last night in Great Bend to learn how the road repair project will impact...

Two tornadoes blew through the Buffalo area yesterday

07.21.17 | Bob Price

100 mph winds pummeled the Erie County fairgrounds in Hamburg. A second twister touched down in the town of Holland. Hundreds of cars were damaged, roofs destroyed, and power was cut to about 25,000 people. Governor Cuomo took a tour of the...