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A central PA church is gearing up to help more hurricane victims this year

09.20.18 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Jill Bond with Revival Tabernacle in Northumberland County says they're teaming up with Night Runners Crisis Services to get the supplies where they're needed in the hard-hit Carolinas. Bond tells Family Life News canned food is one of the...

The Buffalo Diocese has placed a retired priest on leave

09.14.18 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Diocese leaders decided on the administrative absence following an allegation that a priest abused a 12-year-old girl decades ago. The girl's attorney says his client was abused in the late 1960s, while John Sardina served at a Catholic church...

Recent find reveals what PA lawmakers were up to in the late 18th Century

09.12.18 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

A recently returned book containing minutes from the commonwealth's  General Assembly helps paint the picture. In 1779 Pennsylvania lawmakers addressed giving pensions for military widows, getting supplies for the Continental Army, and...

Gov. Cuomo backs away from Democrats calling Cynthia Nixon anti-Semitic

09.10.18 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

As many Americans celebrate Rosh Hashanah, the New Year in the Jewish calendar, Gov. Andrew Cuomo is taking heat for a flyer implying his challenger Cynthia Nixon is not friendly toward the Jewish community. Cuomo denies prior knowledge of the...

NY state is having a tough go of finding school counselors

09.07.18 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

The main reason is the state's new mandated mental-health classes. But, counselors are also needed to meet students daily challenges. Melanie Funchess with Community Engagement for Mental Health of Rochester says "the nature of the work...

Seglia will remain in Equador as he fights extradition to the U.S.

09.04.18 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Robert Fross, Seglia's Buffalo attorney, expects Seglia to return by December. Recently arrested in Ecuador, Seglia has been charged with fraud after claiming a 50% share in Facebook. While awaiting trial in New York federal court linked to his...

Gov. Cuomo fires more comments at the president

08.20.18 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Speaking at a Baptist church in Brooklyn, Andrew Cuomo insisted the country may have been fooled by President Trump, but not New York state. The Democratic governor also talking symbols--highlighting the Statue of Liberty and the acceptance of...

SU football players give back to children of Fort Drum soldiers

08.20.18 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Last week we told you about Fort Drum's Mountain Division being the most deployed unit since 9/11. Syracuse Orange football players entertained soldiers’ children over the weekend. Those kids got to take part in drill stations and do a...

The Harriet Tubman Home is open as you await her image on $20 bill

08.17.18 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Following her escape from slavery, Harriet Tubman lived as a free woman in Auburn, New York. National Park Ranger Jessica Bowes says "one of the most special parts of coming" to the home is reflecting on Harriet's life in her back yard. Tubman...

Remembering the "Queen of Soul" and her ties to western NY

08.17.18 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Aretha Franklin sang in the Friendship Baptist Church choir in Buffalo. As a girl, her family spent several years in the Queen City before her parents divorced. Then, she moved to Detroit with her dad. The singer would come back to Buffalo for...

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