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A war hero from western NY will make military history today

06.25.19 | Bob Price

Former Army Sergeant David Bellavia of Buffalo will receive the Medal of Honor from President Trump this afternoon. Bellavia will become the first "living" veteran of the Iraq War to receive such an award. He says he does not want to continue...

Stud. test scores may play smaller role in how PA teachers are graded

06.25.19 | Brandon Dickson

The state senate is set to vote on legislation that will de-emphasize student test performance in evaluating public school teachers and principals. Instead, the bill would increase the weight classroom observations carry in those job...

Oswego, NY's mayor calls for IJC to cancel its "Plan 2014"

06.25.19 | Brandon Dickson

This, as the region is seeing some of the worst flooding in recent memory. Mayor Bill Barlow says the International Joint Commission's plan is to blame for recent flooding. The commission blames excessive rain for the flooding. But, Barlow...

Pennsylvania is setting aside $60 million to help prevent school shootings

06.25.19 | Sarah Harnisch

The extra cash will go to improve security and training. One child safety experts says, "there's not a one-size-fits-all preventative measure for safety. The best prevention is relationships and the more that our faculty and our staff knows our...

100 years ago today PA became 7th U.S. state to give women the right to vote

06.24.19 | Terry Diener

As part of today’s Monday’s 100th anniversary commemoration of that event, Pennsylvania’s document ratifying the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution will be on display in the Capitol Rotunda from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The...

Tomorrow is Primary Day in New York

06.24.19 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Registered voters get to select party candidates. In high population counties, including Erie County, polls open at 6 a.m. Most ballot boxes will be open from noon to 9 p.m. To find details on local races, you can check with your county's...

The Freedom From Religion Foundation tagets PA school district

06.24.19 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

The atheist group claims the Montoursville Area School District failed to keep church and state principles separate last month when members and coaches of the high school baseball team removed their caps, kneeled in a circle, and prayed before a...

Boaters in central NY are being urged to use extreme caution

06.24.19 | Jeremy Miller

The Onondago County Sheriff's office has issues a "No Wake" restriction for the Seneca River from Three Rivers West to Cross Lake. The New York State Canal Corp has also closed the locks. Heavy rainfall within the last week has caused water...

PA's Dept. of Health launches first in the nation medical pot research

06.21.19 | Sarah Harnisch

It's a partnership between three universities, including Penn State, and dozens of marijuana businesses across the state. Pro-family groups say marijuana is a gateway drug that can lead to abuse. Penn State argues this would give doctors...

Recreational marijuana is a no-go in NY

06.21.19 | Sarah Harnisch

Now, lawmakers are moving to eliminate criminal penalties for public possession and use of marijuana instead, as a consolation. The Senate, by a vote of 39 to 23, has made marijuana possession "on par" with getting a traffic ticket. We're...

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