Lancaster Co. commissioners have come together to call on Gov. Wolf to reopen

05.22.20 | Brandon Dickson

On Thursday, Commissioner Craig Layman said he wrote a letter to Wolf asking him to partially reopen the county. Layman says the county is ready to make the leap because, as of today, the county has widespread contact tracing and county-wide...

Gov. Cuomo says NY parents should be concerned how COVID-19 affects children

05.13.20 | Brandon Dickson

Cuomo notes the state has about 100 cases of inflammatory conditions in kids with most of them impacting those under nine-years-old. One of those cases is in Hornell. Amber Dean says her 9-year-old son, Bobby, fell ill and they rushed him to...

3 New York state regions will reopen this Friday

05.12.20 | Brandon Dickson

Governor Cuomo says businesses will need to do their part to mitigate the virus. That includes working at least six-feet apart with no gatherings. He says workplaces need to plan ahead to open the doors again for employees, including ways to...

Plummeting pandemic numbers in New York

05.11.20 | Brandon Dickson

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo says new hospitalizations and deaths are back down to where they were at the beginning of the outbreak in mid-march. He also said Sunday, total hospitalizations and intubations are down. Meanwhile, Cuomo indicated...

New rules for New York nursing homes

05.11.20 | Brandon Dickson

Governor Cuomo laid out the latest regulations Sunday. He says "all nursing home staff must be tested twice a week" for temperature and infection. Cuomo has come under fire for ordering nursing homes to take in COVID-19 patients. Critics said...

Parts of PA "open" for business

05.08.20 | Brandon Dickson

24 Counties in the Keystone State shifted from the "red" to "yellow" phase this morning. All of them are in northwestern and north-central Pennsylvania. Governor Wolf says under this phase, stay-at-home orders will be lifted--though social...

Doling out the unemployment dollars in New York state

05.07.20 | Brandon Dickson

The Empire State's labor department has paid nearly $6 billion in unemployment benefits. That money has reached one-and-a-half million New Yorkers. However, some 470,000 are still waiting for benefits.   State Senator Tom O'Mara says...

Dr. Deborah Birx will give Houghton College commencement address

05.06.20 | Brandon Dickson

The chairwoman of President Trump's Coronavirus Task Force will deliver the commencement address at Houghton College this weekend. Dr. Deborah Birx graduated from the Christian school in Allegany County, New York back in 1976. She was scheduled...

Daughter Mariah offers Gov. Cuomo advice on "wear-a-mask" campaign

05.06.20 | Brandon Dickson

The state will ask New Yorkers to come up with a 30-second video touting the benefits of mask use. The five best submissions will be posted for an online vote.  

A bipartisan effort is underway to open up PA"s real estate market

05.05.20 | Brandon Dickson

State Senator Bob Mensch hosted a hearing online Monday. He asked why Pennsylvania has still not opened real estate sales. Governor Wolf has banned real estate activity accept for transactions that started before the pandemic. Republicans...

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