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Buffalo, Binghamton, and Wilkes-Barre are cleaning up today after storm

08.25.20 | Sarah Harnisch

Nearly 6,000 people in eastern Pennsylvania and a few thousand in Buffalo and Binghamton were without power right through bedtime last night. The Monday night thunderstorm left a trail of damage and flash flooding in its wake. One woman had to...

70 Percent of NY & PA churches are holding in-person services

07.29.20 | Sarah Harnisch

After months of COVID-related restrictions, 7 in 10 protestant churches have cautiously resumed on-campus services across America. Three months ago, less than 10 percent of churches held in-person services. 94 Percent of pastors say they are...

Turning point for Kodak?

07.29.20 | Sarah Harnisch, Bill Price

After the mega company downsized for decades--word of a $765 million government contract to fight COVID-19 is fueling hope across the city of Rochester and its businesses. One former employee of 36 years recalls the waves of layoffs. Is this...

Vice President Mike Pence will be in Pennsylvania this week

07.28.20 | Sarah Harnisch

Pence will visit Westmoreland County on Thursday for a "Cops for Trump" rally at the Greensburg Police Department. While there, he is expected to reaffirm the administration's stance against movements to de-fund law enforcement.  

A police-themed creamery has opened in Snyder Co., PA

07.28.20 | Sarah Harnisch

It's called 5-OH Creamery in Selinsgrove, and it's run by Monty Anders, who was a state policeman for 20 years. He's working in the ice cream shop alongside his teenage son. Anders' son says the shop has been packed since opening day a week ago...

PA public school uncertainly prompts uptick in cyber school interest

07.27.20 | Sarah Harnisch

In-person public school classes are planned to include all-day mask wearing for students. Timothy Eller of Commonwealth Charter Academy, based in Harrisburg with several campuses, says they are seeing four to five times the volume they usually...

Mail in ballots aren't being counted in NY due of the volume

07.27.20 | Sarah Harnisch

Officials say the quest to keep voters safe by letting them vote by mail in June has led to big delays in tabulating results, uncounted ballots, and a question about whether there will be a bigger mess this fall. Election officials say it will...

PennDOT now offers "non-binary" gender option for driver licenses and ID cards

07.24.20 | Sarah Harnisch

What does that mean? instead of just saying male or female on the front of a license-- there's a third language option. Governor Tom Wolf says the non-binary option goes "hand-in-hand" with what his administration is all about. He says this...

To open PA schools in August, close the bars

07.24.20 | Sarah Harnisch

That's the message from Pennsylvania's health secretary, Rachel Levine. Levine says every region of Pennsylvania has seen an increase in coronavirus cases, mostly among those in their 20s, and failing to stop that could jeopardize the reopening...

The Trump Campaign sues county election boards in Pennsylvania

06.29.20 | Sarah Harnisch

The suit stems from mail-in drop-off sites for ballots in the June 2 primary. President Trump's re-election campaign, the National Republican Party and 4 western Pennsylvania members of Congress sued to force changes to how the state collects...

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