List by Month: 8-2018

New York ranks last for retirement spots

08.10.18 | Brandon Dickson

A new Bankrate survey has named New York state the worst in the country for your golden years. Bankrate looked at factors such as cost of living, weather, and healthcare quality. South Dakota was number one.  

PA tops the list for cases of Lyme cases

08.10.18 | Terry Diener

Quest Diagnostics released its new report recently, finding cases are on the rise, even in regions outside of the northeastern United States, where it has been historically prevalent. Pennsylvania tops the nation in Lyme disease cases with...

Business leaders share concerns with U.S. Senator Pat Toomey over trade taxes

08.08.18 | Brandon Dickson

Toomey and other senators from both sides of the aisle have introduced legislation that requires congress to approve any tariffs made in the interest of national security. Last month, President Trump announced $12 billion in emergency relief to...

New York misses the mark on infrastructure

08.08.18 | Brandon Dickson

The state has the seventh worst infrastructure in the U.S. earning a "D" grade, according to CNBC. Researchers looked at things like the number of deficient bridges, commute time, and road conditions. Data also revealed the state's water...

PA policeman charged with voluntary manslaughter

08.08.18 | Brandon Dickson

This after he fatally shot a man that was reportedly hanging on or jumping on moving cars near Dorney Park in Allentown. A prosecutor says 33-year-old South Whitehall Township Officer Jonathan Roselle had an "unreasonable" belief that his...

Flood cleanup continues across parts of NY & PA

08.08.18 | Bill Price

A state of emergency is up in the village of Deposit and the town of Sanford in Broome County, New York as a result of flash flooding that caused road and basement damage. Flash flooding also causing road damage in New Albany...

Gov. Wolf creates commission to protect the LGBT community from discrimination

08.07.18 | Brandon Dickson

The executive order is a first of its kind in the nation. Pennsylvania is the only northeastern state without comprehensive anti-discrimination laws protecting LGBTQ people. The 40-person commission will focus on workplace harassment...

NRA sues Cuomo after Dept. of Finance deemed 'carry guard" insurance illegal

08.07.18 | Brandon Dickson

Tim Andrews, president of Scope NY, says he feels the governor has gun advocates in his sights. The NRA says the move on the part of the state violates the not-for-profit's first and fourteenth amendment rights and they're calling it selective...

PA's DEP slaps the Sunoco pipeline with a $148K penalty

08.07.18 | Brandon Dickson

The fine is for violations during construction of the Mariner East 2 pipeline in Berks, Chester, and Lebanon counties.  

NY launches probe into distribution of KKK materials in several counties

08.07.18 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Andrew Cuomo is directing state police to investigate white supremacy flyers--most recently distributed in central New York's Oneida County. Law enforcement is now tracking down the sender of the propaganda. Cuomo notes the state will also...