List by Month: 8-2018

Tops shoppers stunned by news 10 NY stores will close

08.31.18 | Bob Price, Bill Price

Many consumers do not like the news that 10-area stores will shut down by November.  Most of those closings will be in Rochester and Ryracuse. Tops stores in Elmira, Geneva, Fulton, Fairport, Lyons, and Saranac Lake are also...

Catholic leaders and PA lawmakers seek to create a victims' compensation fund for survivors of priest abuse

08.31.18 | Bob Price

The church views this as an alternative to allowing victims to sue in court. The bishop of Erie and the state's top Republican floated the idea of setting up a fund worth $250 million.  

PA health officials sound the alarm over rash of synthetic drug overdoses

08.31.18 | Bob Price

It comes a day after the state locked down all its prisons because staffers were getting sick from fentanyl exposure. Ray Barishansky with the Pennsylvania Opioid Command Center reminds families that "recovery is possible" with...

New mandated mental health curriculum starts next week in NY public schools

08.31.18 | Bob Price

The Empire State is the first state in the nation to implement a policy to improve mental health awareness and literacy from K-12. The latest statistics from the federal government indicate one out of every five adults in this country suffers...

Congressman Reed touts federal funds to help farmers

08.30.18 | Bob Price

U.S. Congressman Tom Reed says a $5 billion payment to struggling farmers by the federal government is just a short-term fix to what ails the agriculture industry. More importantly, he says, a long term solution is needed to increase farmer...

PA state prisons are still "locked-down" after officers were sickened

08.30.18 | Bill Price

Corrections Secretary John Wetzel announced the immediate lockdown on Wednesday.  All visits are also suspended and all department mail rooms are closed until further notice. No word yet on how long the lockdown will last. Over the last...

Fist-to-cuffs at Hofstra University's Democratic debate for NY governor

08.30.18 | Bob Price

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and his Democratic challenger Cynthia Nixon duked it out in their one-and-only debate last night before the September 13th primary. They did not play nice during their hour-long exchange. The governor said Nixon...

PA Turnpike officials expect a traffic surge this Labor Day Weekend

08.30.18 | Terry Diener

The turnpike commission expects 3.5 million vehicles to travel the statewide roadway from Thursday through Tuesday. Friday is expected to be the heaviest traveled day, with an estimated 750,000 drivers on the Turnpike. Construction and...

Erie County NY's DA calls family of priest abuse victim to come forward

08.29.18 | Brandon Dickson

District Attorney John Flynn has promised that family that he'll investigate the latest allegation within the Diocese of Buffalo. On Friday, the diocese received a new complaint against Father Robert Yetter, which may involve a child. Yetter...

It's debate night in New York

08.29.18 | Bob Price

Governor Cuomo and Democratic challenger Cynthia Nixon face off this evening in their one and only debate before the September 13th primary. The two-term incumbent and Hollywood actress will face off at Hofstra University at seven tonight.  

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