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PennDot is offering tools to travelers this Thanksgiving holiday

11.20.18 | Brandon Dickson

You're encouraged to visit the "Historic Holiday Traffic" page at 511pa.com, which allows users to see how traffic speeds the Wednesday before and Sunday after Thanksgiving in 2016 and 2017 compared to traffic conditions during a typical...

NY teacher's union says teacher shortage will hit "high need" districts in 5-7 years

11.20.18 | Brandon Dickson

Oddly enough, the teacher shortage comes at a time when there's never been more educators in the classroom. Dr. Ralph Kerr at the Teaching and Learning Institute in Houghton, NY says retaining good teachers is a real problem for the state. Kerr...

A new event is coming to the NY state fairgrounds next year

11.14.18 | Brandon Dickson

Officials say Winter Fair 2019 will showcase the best parts of the traditional fair, but it'll be inside. The Winter Fair will run from February 8th through the 10th.  

Sheriffs in C NY ordered to secure votes in 22nd Congress. race

11.14.18 | Brandon Dickson

Democrat Anthony Brindisi, who leads Republican incumbent Claudia Tenney by nearly 1,300 votes, ordered the petition. Broome County Sheriff David Harder, says it's not uncommon for the sheriffs to secure ballots under the law. Counties...

A couple of NY congressional races await resolution

11.13.18 | Brandon Dickson

The polls have been closed for days, but the 27th Congressional District  race isn't officially over. Absentee ballot counting begins today in the battle between Democrat Nate McMurray and Republican Congressman Chris Collins. As of last...

The Keystone State's GOP majority has shrunk

11.13.18 | Brandon Dickson

In Pennsylvania, Republicans still have a majority in the state legislature, but it dropped after last week's mid-term. Jim Lee of Susquehanna Polling and Research says that's because some commonwealth counties, such as Bucks, Chester, Delaware...

Four vets from W. NY have received a high honor

11.12.18 | Brandon Dickson

Over the weekend, Navy Chief Petty Officer Raymond Pfeiffer, Judge John Callahan, Army Apecialist Gabriel Rodriguez, and Army Sergeant Brian Baker's names were added to the Buffalo Naval and Military Park's prestigious Wall of Honor...

Erie’s early-season snowfall total could go up several more inches by midweek

11.12.18 | Brandon Dickson

Forecasters are calling for measurable amounts of snow tonight through Tuesday night with more snow likely on Wednesday. More than 14 inches of snow fell at the Erie International Airport Friday night and Saturday. And, while snow in November...

A Webster, NY boy got the birthday surprise of his lifetime

11.08.18 | Brandon Dickson

Owen Knight has muscular dystrophy, and his family wanted to do something nice for him.  So, they organized an effort to get as many people to sign birthday cards for him.  That turned into more than a thousand people throwing a parade...

PA's newly elected Lt. governor says he won't move into the official residence

11.08.18 | Brandon Dickson

Democrat John Fetterman says he hopes to make it available for some type of public use. Fetterman says he may rent a place in Harrisburg, but he's definitely not moving his family into the residence at Fort Indiantown Gap.

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