List by Month: 9-2020

A Rochester man has been charged with inciting a riot

09.28.20 | Brandon Dickson

Ryan Howe faces federal charges after investigators say he posted incendiary messages and instructions to make a Molotov cocktail on social media. The Facebook posts came after a grand jury in Louisville declined to charge police officers in...

A former Republican PA governor plans to vote for Joe Biden in November

09.28.20 | Brandon Dickson

Tom Ridge announced his endorsement in a Philadelphia Inquirer op-ed Sunday. Ridge, who also served as the nation's first secretary of homeland security under George W. Bush, said this would be his first time casting a ballot for a Democratic...

Celebrate Christmas with The Gifts of the Magi

09.25.20 | Darcie Gore

December 4-6 experiencesDecember 11-12 experiences at Family Life in Bath, NY Bring your whole family to see "The Gifts of the Magi" at Family Life in December! This romantic musical comedy tells the story of Della and Jim, a couple...

A candidate for state office in NY reacts to Gov. Cuomo's call for a COVID-19 vaccine task force

09.25.20 | Bob Price

Democrat Leslie Danks Burke says vaccines can be dangerous when they are not handled or distributed appropriately. She is running for the senate seat currently held by Republican Tom O'Mara. Danks Burke tells Family Life she's thankful that...

Pennsylvania presents evidence to federal judge in suit against the U.S. Postal Service

09.25.20 | Terry Diener

Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro says that evidence highlights an illegal attempt to make sweeping policy changes that could ultimately disenfranchise voters.   They say that moves to cut overtime, remove processing equipment...

Swastika, NY is keeping its name

09.25.20 | Brandon Dickson

Officials in that small Adirondack town, 50 miles from the border with Canada, have voted to retain its controversial name that predates Nazism. Swastika is home to about 1,500 residents. The town name was picked back in 1913 and comes from the...

PA's House has failed to override Gov. Wolf's veto of the high school sports spectator bill

09.24.20 | Bob Price

The legislation would have allowed local school districts to make their own decisions about how many fans could attend "prep" sports games. State Representative Clint Owlett says he and others will keeping to enable athletes' family members to...

Folks will gather in Syracuse while a national prayer event kicks off in D.C.

09.24.20 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Joe Bolignone with Mission Syracuse says the Faith and Family night will focus on unity and prayer for the nation. He tells Family Life the aim is to seek a revival in America, and to pray against the riots and spirit of division. The 5-9 p.m...

Many county coroners question the way PA tallies coronavirus deaths

09.24.20 | Terry Diener

Now Pennsylvania's Senate has passed a bill to strengthen the role coroners play in keeping an accurate COVID-death-count." The bill, backed by all Senate Republicans and 10 Democrats, adds specifics to state law on when county coroners must be...

Pennsylvania launches a new tool in the fight against COVID-19

09.22.20 | Bob Price

Governor Wolf takes the wraps off a new app, the COVID Alert PA App, during an event this afternoon in Philadelphia. It sends notifications about potential coronavirus exposures right to your smart phone. The app uses bluetooth technology to...

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