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Funds for the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station may not be on the chopping block

03.22.19 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Congressman Brian Higgins has shared a Department of Defense list of 400 projects which could be compromised to free up funds to secure the border wall. The contract for the air station's fitness facility upgrade is not slated to be awarded...

The swelling field of 2020 Presidential candidates has grown again

03.18.19 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

The testing of the White House waters is over for Kirsten Gillibrand.  The U.S. Senator from the Empire State just made the run official over the weekend. The Democrat has spent more than a month traveling to Iowa and New Hampshire to...

Spectrum internet customers in NY have a new reason to check their bill

03.11.19 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Charter-Spectrum has starting to roll out a one-time credit to internet customers as part its $172 million fraud settlement with New York State. The AG’s office said it's believed to be the largest payout to customers by an internet...

Looking for a NY wilderness getaway this summer?

03.04.19 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Gather up some riding boots and firewood. New York state’s DEC says campers can now reserve sites at the new Frontier Town State Campground in the Adirondacks. The site, once home to a theme park, is part of a new "Gateway to the...

City officials in PA force Catholic agency to approve same-sex relationships

02.26.19 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Catholic Social Services helped 2,200 foster children last year. The agency in Philadelphia has been placing foster children in homes for a century. Nick Reaves with the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty says, the city has said if the agency...

NY courthouses open bathrooms based on gender identity

02.25.19 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Restroom facilities in courthouses across the Empire are now open to a person’s chosen identity rather than birth-gender. GENDA, New York's Gender Identity Non-Discrimination Act was signed into law by Governor Cuomo in...

The Empire State has purchased a piece of history

02.11.19 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

New York’s Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation has acquired an island off Lake Ontario's eastern shore that was once the scene of a War of 1812 battle between British and American forces. The 24-acre Horse Island will...

Keystone State lawmakers are pressing again for free college tuition

01.31.19 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Democratic lawmakers have reintroduced a bill that would cover the tuition and fees at Pennsylvania-owned or state-related universities, and community colleges. Under the measure, students with a family income of up to $100,000 could attend up...

This week's push against life in NY focuses on physician-assisted suicide

01.28.19 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

The latest move in Albany would require two doctors to approve drugs to end a patient's life.   Supporters of the measure claim it would allow a person diagnosed with a fatal illness the chance "to die with dignity."   Opponents say...

Upstate NY soldier is among the 4 killed in this week's bomb attack in Syria

01.18.19 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

The Pentagon has confirmed 23-year-old Navy Chief Shannon Kent, Army Chief Jonathan Farmer of Florida, and DOD civilian Scott Wirtz of Missouri were killed in the suicide attack. The 4th person has not been identified. Isis admits to carrying...

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