Pennsylvania expands COVID testing today

12.02.20 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

The expansion is slated to allow five times as many people to be tested. Governor Tom wolf says free testing starts today in places lacking a county health department. Wolf insists "strike teams" will move to new areas each week.   The...

The snowfall serves as reminder to get vehicles ready for months of winter

12.02.20 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

AAA's Todd Ingraham says testing our car's battery and charging system is vital on cold days. The fleet manager in central New York urges us to review tire type, tread depth, and tire pressure for good traction in the snow. Proper coolant...

PA issues new COVID mitigation measures

11.24.20 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Models used by Pennsylvania's Department of Health project 22,000 new virus cases per day by December. Health Secretary Rachel Levine has issued an order to suspend sales of alcohol at bars and restaurants from 5 p.m. on Wednesday through 8 a.m...

Thousands of PA households could face eviction amid COVID

11.20.20 | Traci Lynn Woolsey, Brandon Dickson

Many commonwealth residents have lost their jobs during the pandemic. Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania Executive Director Phyllis Chamberlain says one report claims 240,000 households are at risk of eviction. If you're facing eviction, the...

How low can you go when it comes to home comfort?

11.20.20 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Energy experts recommend turning down your thermostat in winter. NYSEG's Sarah Warren tells Family Life that for every degree lowered, you can save 3% on your heating bills. She says now's also a good time to seal air ducts and insulate your attic.

Travel testing mandate in NY makes visits "home for the holidays" a challenge

11.06.20 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Most insurance plans will only cover COVID testing costs if a patience shows symptoms of the virus. Steuben County Health Director Darlene Smith says the out-of-pocket price could range between $75-$150. The new policy mandates anyone visiting...

Democrat Tracy Mitrano accuses Rep. Tom Reed of breaking the Hatch Act

11.06.20 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Tracy Mitrano claims the congressman from New York's Southern Tier has misused resources for his own re-election campaign. Republican Tom Reed won re-election this week. His office says Mitrano's "baseless" claims don't warrant a response.

2 Congressional races in central NY continue

11.05.20 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

In the 22nd Congressional District, incumbent Democrat Anthony Brindisi says he's not giving up in his bid for a second term. Right now, his 43% of votes are behind the 55% of votes counted for Republican Claudia Tenney, the person he beat two...

Several state battles in PA show Republicans in the lead

11.04.20 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

That's the case for the attorney general race with Heather Heidelbaugh, currently holding 52% of the votes over Democratic incumbent Josh Shapiro. Republican Tim Defoor has a double-digit lead over Democrat Nina Ahmed in the face off for state...

GOP congressional candidates win in New York

11.04.20 | Bill Price, Traci Lynn Woolsey, Brandon Dickson

In New York, Republican incumbent Tom Reed has beaten Democratic challenger Tracy Mitrano in the 23rd Congressional District race. Mitrano voicing disappointment.   Another rematch in central New York has Republican Challenger Claudia...

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