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NY school districts scramble to get "high-risk" sports ready for competition

01.27.21 | Bill Price

High-risk high school winter sports have gotten the "green-light" in New York to gear up starting next week.   No high-fives, hugs or fist-bumps will be allowed during basketball games or practices. Team members also need to be screened...

PennDOT moves forward with plan to consider charging tolls on select bridges

01.27.21 | Terry Diener

The state's DOT Secretary Yassmin Gramian  recently told a Senate panel the list of potential bridge candidates to be tolled will be announced in mid-February. But representatives from the trucking industry told the state Senate...

Hand sanitizer is wreaking havoc on kids' health

01.27.21 | Brandon Dickson

Kathryn Colby of NYU's Langone Health is voicing concern over chemical injuries to children. A new study shows that children are getting hand sanitizer in their eyes because most are at the exact height as to where the liquid is being...

Hundreds of Pa. Nat'l Guard members will be in D.C. for the next two months

01.27.21 | Terry Diener

National Guard members will be on hand to help with crowd management, assist with traffic control, and perform other duties. About 450 members are expected to remain in the nation's capitol until mid-March after originally being deployed...

The Pa. Democratic Party is calling on Congressman Scott Perry to resign

01.25.21 | Terry Diener

The move comes following a New York Times article that puts the Republican at the center of former President Trump's bid to overturn the results of the November election. The Pennsylvania Democratic Party released a statement Sunday calling for...

Woman and biological father arrested in Greece, NY Amber Alert

01.25.21 | Brandon Dickson

Dimitri Cash, Sr. and 32-year-old Kimara Pluviose were arrested on charges of kidnapping, burglary and robbery. The two children were found safe in Alabama after being abducted from their Greece, New York last week. Cash was taken to the...

Pennsylvania now has a new way to file state tax returns

01.25.21 | Terry Diener

The new online portal called “myPath” is free and allows Pennsylvanians to file their state income tax returns and make payments. As of last week – the IRS announced that they will not begin accepting and processing returns...

A "messy-mix" of winter-precip. starts tonight in northwestern Pa.

01.25.21 | Bill Price

Kirk Apffel at the National Weather Service in Buffalo says snow and ice will be a concern for much of our listening area--all day Tuesday. He forecasts nearly 3 inches of snow for Buffalo, with folks in the Finger Lakes and central New York...

Pa. state senator plans to introduce bill to repeal "no-excuse" mail-in voting

01.22.21 | Terry Diener, Brandon Dickson

Senator Doug Mastriano tweeted his repeal plans this week. No excuse mail-in voting was signed into law in October 2019 by Governor Wolf. The change allowed Pennsylvanians to request an absentee ballot without an excuse--as previously...

New York may soon become the 16th state to legalize adult-use marijuana

01.22.21 | Bob Price

Still, some wonder if the costs of legalized marijuana outweigh the benefits. Will Jones with Smart Approaches to Marijuana, says "commercialization" is really what's happening. He insists we've already seen the ill effects of that with alcohol...

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