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Changing the charter school system in Pennsylvania

11.15.19 | Bill Price

This morning Governor Wolf "took-the-wraps" off his plan to reform the state's 22-year-old law when it comes to how the commonwealth's 200 charter schools are run. The Democrat says the current law is failing students, teachers, school districts...

Western NY hero reflects on Veteran's Day

11.11.19 | Bill Price

Medal of Honor recipient David Bellavia is talking about his "act of valor." Bellavia was awarded the nation's highest military honor for helping clear a house full of insurgents during the Iraq War.  He says, "if you surround yourself with...

Winter weather is on its way to NY and PA

11.07.19 | Bill Price, Brandon Dickson

Meteorologist Kevin Williams says the next 12 to 18 hours will see some slight snow with dropping temps that could make for slippery travel tonight and tomorrow. But, he says this is just the opening act. A stronger system is in the works for...

Sheriff deputies in western NY will be one step closer to wearing body cameras

11.07.19 | Bill Price

Today the Erie County legislature will vote to approve the measure. Sheriff Scott Zylka says body cams, as evidence-gathering devices, are another tool cops need. Zylka says once lawmakers approve the measure-- training on the body cameras will...

Election Day brings out a light number of voters

11.06.19 | Bill Price

Voters went to the polls Tuesday to decide their local elections. In Erie County, New York, Democrat Mark Poloncarz won a third-term for county executive. Democrats also won the county executive race in Monroe Mounty. County Clerk Adam Bello...

Polls are open in PA and NY as voters decide judicial seats and mayoral races

11.05.19 | Bill Price, Brandon Dickson

New systems are in place in the commonwealth. Mark Walters with York County Communications calling on voters to be "patient" as ballot station workers labor long today. Also in the Keystone State, voters will determine whether crime victims...

Clean-up continues today from last week's wicked winds

11.04.19 | Bill Price

In "hard-hit" Buffalo crews have been trying to clear over a hundred trees that had been toppled. Buffalo Public Works Commissioner Mike Finn says crews are working on residential streets today. Jay Bonafede with the American Red Cross says his...

Wicked winds wreaking havoc all across NY and PA

11.01.19 | Bill Price

Jon Hitchcock at the National Weather Service in Buffalo says the highest gust clocked in this storm measured 65-miles-per-hour along near the Buffalo Coast Guard. Over 420,000 power outages in New York and Pennsylvania this morning. A number of...

2-Year-old child from western New York has died from the flu

10.30.19 | Bill Price

It's not known if the toddler was vaccinated or not. Doctors say the virus is hitting early this year, and they're urging folks to get vaccinated as soon as possible. The Monroe County Department of Health says there have been 14 confirmed cases...

NY lawmakers mull over tackle football for children

10.29.19 | Bill Price

There's a public hearing today in New York City to talk about the idea of banning tackle football for anyone under the age of 12. Dick Gallagher with the Greater High School Sports Hall of Fame in western New York says youth football today is...

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