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The significant snow storm is being blamed for an Upstate NY man's death

01.22.19 | Brandon Dickson

Police say 70-year-old Frank DeMasi suffered a heart attack while shoveling at his home in Schenectady County Monday. Cops believe he went outside Sunday evening to clear snow when he was stricken at some point. His body was found by a crew...

The winter freeze has led to plenty of home heating problems

01.22.19 | Brandon Dickson

Authorities recommend you insulate pipes, open cabinet doors underneath the sink to expose pipes to household heat, fix any cracks in walls or your home's foundation that may expose pipes to cold air, and run the faucet with a slow stream, to get...

2018 Rakes in record revenues for casino gambling in PA

01.22.19 | Brandon Dickson

Going by raw numbers alone, more than $3.2 billion in revenue in 2018 topped the 2017 figures by about $22 million. But when adjusted for inflation, 2018 was actually the single worst year since table games became legal in 2010. The...

Trucks will spread 900K tons of salt on Pennsylvania's state roads this winter

01.22.19 | Brandon Dickson

That figure is based on past years. While the salt is great for motorist safety, it takes a toll on roads and sidewalks. But, in a new study, Drexel University engineers have identified an odd weapon to neutralize some of the damaging effects...

Will the snow storm stop church services Sunday?

01.18.19 | Brandon Dickson

Pastor Mark Kimpland of Endwell United Methodist Church says he's still undecided about canceling services. Safety is the top priority for church leaders.  If you're not able to attend services on Sunday, pastors say you can always stream...

Students at PA public universities will see expanded course options

01.17.19 | Brandon Dickson

The day is coming when students enrolling in one of Pennsylvania's 14 public universities will be able to take any one of the more than 11,000 courses offered at any of the universities in the state system. The system's board has approved an...

Whipping winter weather is expected to wreak havoc this weekend

01.17.19 | Brandon Dickson

Meteorologist Kevin Williams says most in the Family Life listening area will be "shoveling, scraping, and shivering" this weekend. Meanwhile, officials are reminding you to be aware of snow plows. They say it's wise for you stay at least 100...

Abortion clinics sue Pennsylvania

01.17.19 | Brandon Dickson

15 Abortion clinics have sued Pennsylvania in a bid to persuade state courts to reverse a decades-old decision upholding limits on the use of state Medicaid dollars to cover abortions. The lawsuit seeks an order requiring the state's Medicaid...

Cuomo calls for most agressive clean energy goal in the U.S.

01.17.19 | Brandon Dickson

The New York governor proposes a plan for 100% renewable energy by 2040. The Democrat says the Empire State can wean itself off of fossil fuels by relying on wind, solar, hydroelectric, and nuclear power.

Gov. Wolf officially kicks off his second term

01.16.19 | Brandon Dickson

During his inauguration speech Tuesday, Wolf called for Pennsylvanians to work together to build a stronger, fairer, and more prosperous future. He cited accomplishments made during his first four-year term through compromise with the...

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