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Maziarz Will Not Run For Re-Election

07.14.14 | Bob Price

The office of State Senator George Maziarz has released a statement, announcing he will not seek another term in Albany. The 61-year-old Maziarz has represented Western New York in the State Senate since 1995. Republican Gia Arnold and Democrat ...

Possible tornado in Schuyler County

07.14.14 | Bob Price

The National Weather Service will be inspecting damage in Schuyler County Monday to determine if the damage was indeed caused by a tornado.The roof was torn off a house and the bathroom on the second floor is completely exposed. Jamie Tobey of Rock ...

Rob Astorino Challenges Cuomo To Debates

07.11.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Rob Astorino is throwing down the gauntlet, and challenging Governor Cuomo to a series of regional debates. "New York is a vast and diverse state with many needs and nuances. Issues that might arise in a Binghamton debate, might not apply to ...

Power Still Out To Thousands In NY and PA From Tuesday's Storms

07.11.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Utility crews worked Thursday to restore power in some Eastern states hit hard by severe storms nearly two days earlier, and one rural New York town picked through the debris from homes battered by a deadly tornado. A total of five people died in ...

PA School Bus Drivers Cut Ties With Union

07.11.14 | Sarah Harnisch

School bus drivers in Pennsylvania may have dealt a deep financial blow to a local union after voting overwhelmingly to cut ties. Nearly 90 percent of drivers from the Gateway School District voted to withdraw from Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) ...

Tom Corbett Signs Pennsylvania Budget

07.11.14 | Sammy Carrillo

Governor Corbett today signed Pennsylvania’s new budget into law, but he also used his line-item veto pen. The budget does not increase taxes but relies on one-time fixes to cover a significant state deficit. Citing his concerns, Corbett ...

Local College a Tax Free Zone

07.10.14 | Lindsay Debach

    The College at Brockport was approved this week for the Start-Up NY program. The program gives tax breaks to businesses that build on or near approved college campuses. Companies selected for the scheme  won't pay any state ...

NWS Confirms 6 Tornadoes, 2 Microbursts In NY, PA

07.10.14 | Sarah Harnisch

A half dozen tornadoes dropped from the sky on New York and Pennsylvania Tuesday. The data-- just in minutes ago-- from the National Weather Service. The teams returned back to their weather station at 1:40 this morning. There was an EF2 tornado in ...

Gay Marriage Lives On In Pennsylvania

07.10.14 | Sarah Harnisch

There will be no help from the nation's highest court. U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito on Wednesday denied a request from Schuylkill County clerk Theresa Santai-Gaffney who was seeking a stay against a federal court decision that allowed ...

PA Budget Update: A Deal Is Coming Today

07.10.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett is planning an announcement on the state budget today in a morning news conference. The fiscal year began more then a week ago, but still no deal. It's been held up by pension reform. Corbett will have Budget ...

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