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New York state is shelling out millions of dollars for econmic development

12.14.17 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

The Cuomo Administration announced this week that over $750 million will be put into local business efforts throughout the Empire State. The funds for job training, businesses growth subsidies, and community groups, will be divided among the...

IRS results reveal the most generous charity givers in upstate NY

12.08.17 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

IRS statistics from 2016 show that some of the most generous givers in the Empire State come from poor areas. A study by Syracuse.com reveals Hamilton County taxpayers to be the most generous giving 3.3% to charities based on itemized federal...

You can now get Wegmans groceries delivered to your door in the Elmira-Corning area

12.06.17 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Wegmans is launching its partnership to allow you to shop online and let someone else walk the store aisles and delivery your groceries. Customers download the Instacart app, choose the products and preferred delivery times, and an Instacart...

A Christian college near Rochester is expanding financial aid to its students

12.04.17 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Starting in the new year, Roberts Wesleyan College in Chili will offer a "Four-Year Promise" to new students. If a full-time student stays in good standing academically, the school will limit tuition costs. That means the school will pick up the...

Expect longer DMV lines as PA works to comply with federal Real ID standards

11.30.17 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

PennDOT is urging residents to start gathering required I.D. documents now, or to check with the state in a few months to see if they're already on file. Included in the list are: a certified birth certificate, social security card, proof of any...

The NY Supreme Court sentences a human trafficker to 11 years in prison

11.29.17 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

The state's high court found 23-year-old Derek Harris guilty of sex trafficking and promoting prostitution. Erie County DA John Flynn says Harris sent messages to "hundreds of girls" on Facebook. Then, he used an advertising site to connect...

Woman faces charges after a baby's body was found outside a western PA home

11.27.17 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

23-year-old Brittany Robinson faces charges after the child's body was found under the porch of her father's Lawrence County home Sunday. State Police Lt. Eric Hermick says the homeowner discovered the baby inside a bag when he was decorating...

A Florida teen is being held in western NY following the death of his grandmother

11.27.17 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Authorities say 15-year-old Logan Mott could have an extradition hearing as early as today to see if he'll be forced back to Florida to face charges. He was detained near the u.s. Canadian border over the weekend. The teen's defense attorney...

The next Centre Co. DA wants the state to take over the Penn State hazing case

11.22.17 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Bernie Cantorna says he has a conflict of interest and will ask the attorney general’s office to take over prosecution of the Beta Theta Pi case. 26 people face charges in the death of 19-year-old pledge Timothy Piazza in February. The...

NY offers free admission to state parks on Black Friday

11.20.17 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

The Empire State is making it easier for you to work off some of the Thanksgiving Day calories by waiving admission fees at all state parks this Friday. The governor's office is also urging families to take part in events like Buy Nothing Day"...

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