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Cuomo calls DOJ's nursing home COVID death probe in NY a "conspiracy"

10.30.20 | Brandon Dickson

The governor is "under-fire" for sending coronavirus-infected patients into nursing homes, instead of into hospitals, when the pandemic began back in March. Cuomo insists there's "no factual basis" to the probe. NYU's Marc Siegel says Cuomo is...

From a disaster to a "disaster emergency" in Philly

10.29.20 | Brandon Dickson

Governor Wolf has signed the proclamation to provide additional support to Philadelphia after several days of unrest following the fatal police shooting of a black man with a knife. Philly Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw says cops have been...

Gov. Cuomo: local gov'ts in NY may impose mask mandate for students

10.29.20 | Brandon Dickson

New York's governor, Andrew Cuomo, says the local governments can decide if face coverings will be required at nearby schools. Cuomo says as we enter the cold and flu season "face masks" at school will become even more important.

Unrest and protests in the City of Brotherly Love

10.28.20 | Brandon Dickson

For the second night in a row, Philadelphia saw riots after the police-involved shooting death of a black man with a knife. Fires were set and looting took place all across the city. The family of the 27 year-old say they called for medical help...

Early voting started this past weekend in New York

10.26.20 | Brandon Dickson

Jeremy Zellner with the Erie County Board of Elections says turnout has been high especially high this year. Early voting continues through Sunday, November 1st in the Empire State.

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand leads bipartisan call to keep close ties between US & Israel

10.23.20 | Brandon Dickson

Gillibrand and Senator Ted Cruz are requesting continuing support of provisions of the National Defense Authorization Act.

SUNY Cortland is extending its pause on in-person learning

10.21.20 | Brandon Dickson

Remote learning will continue for another two weeks  as COVID cases continue to rise on campus. The university first shifted to remote learning to stem the spread of the virus on October 6th. Residential facilities will stay open and...

New Yorkers may want to "trim" travel to the Keystone State

10.21.20 | Brandon Dickson

Governor Cuomo says while people trekking between PA and New York will not have to quarantine, he is discouraging any non-essential travel. That's welcome news for Chautauqua County Executive P.J. Wendell, who says there's plenty of people that...

For the first time ever in Pennsylvania a cat has contracted COVID

10.21.20 | Brandon Dickson

LaRae Seymour says her 16 year-old feline had to be euthanized after getting the disease. Scranton Veterinarian Dr. Keith Dorton says cats can pick up the disease from an infected human. Health officials say if you have a pet and you have...

Former WNY congressman Chris Collins is reporting to prison today

10.13.20 | Brandon Dickson

Collins will start serving his 26-month sentence in Pensacola, Florida after pleading guilty to insider trading charges last year. The 70-year-old's incarceration has been delayed since early spring because of COVID.

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