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Many churches are collecting boxes of cheer this week

11.13.18 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Elizabeth Harris is the Carbon County area's drop-off coordinator for Operation Christmas Child in Pennsylvania. She says the outreach that invites participants to fill a shoe box with toys, toiletries, or school supplies is a tangible way to...

Home energy assistance starts tomorrow in the Empire State

11.12.18 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

A family of four can have a household income of up to $55,000 a year or nearly $4,600 a month, and still qualify for help in New York. Applications will be accepted at local social service departments and online at...

The race for NY governor is tightening

11.05.18 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

A new Siena College poll shows Republican gubernatorial candidate Marc Molinaro gaining on incumbant Governor Cuomo. Last month’s poll showed Cuomo with a 22 point lead over the Dutchess County executive. This week’s new poll shows...

Binghamton's Bundy Museum unveils board game with a Twilight Zone twist

10.30.18 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Museum Archivist Michael Pipher say the game, a work in progress,  already includes several local sites linked to Rod Serling. Creators hope to release 100 copies of the game by next year’s Serling Festival. Once a Southern Tier...

Supply chain operator in central PA is hiring

10.26.18 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

As the holidays approach, Geodis says it's looking to fill over 1,400 positions for the season at the Carlisle and Chambersburg facilities.  Folks hired will get e-commerce shipments to customers. The company is looking for full and...

Elder abuse is on the rise

10.23.18 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

In Dauphin County, elder abuse is up 17% since 2016. A couple was charged this month with felony theft for taking over $153,000 from the husband's father by using his credit card for years without his knowledge. Robert Burns with the area...

PA's court system has launched a new campaign to educate abuse survivors

10.18.18 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

One in three women and one in seven U.S. men have been abused. The Keystone State's court campaign on social media informs victims of abuse about procedures and timelines. Victim advocate Jennifer Storms says a "uniform campaign" will empower...

Mental health classes are well underway in NY schools

10.18.18 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

The state's Mental Health Association says it's all about taking the "taboo" out of mental issues. One way mental illness is being introduced into the classroom is through social and emotional learning. Even the educators are putting a news...

One of the most prestigious horse shows in U.S. is in full gallop in Harrisburg

10.17.18 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Doctor Betsy Parker says she's learned life skills by training with horses.   Over 1,000 competitors are involved in the annual horse show. Sidesaddle and hunter awards have been handed out with different competitions through Saturday at...

Rep. Chris Collins and his Dem. challenger are neck & neck in WNY race

10.16.18 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

New York's 27th Congressional District race is very close, according to a new Spectrum News/Siena College poll. 46% of respondents said they'd vote for Republican Chris Collins, while 43% claim loyalty to Democratic challenger Nate McMurray. In...

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