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A candidate for state office in NY reacts to Gov. Cuomo's call for a COVID-19 vaccine task force

09.25.20 | Bob Price

Democrat Leslie Danks Burke says vaccines can be dangerous when they are not handled or distributed appropriately. She is running for the senate seat currently held by Republican Tom O'Mara. Danks Burke tells Family Life she's thankful that...

Swastika, NY is keeping its name

09.25.20 | Brandon Dickson

Officials in that small Adirondack town, 50 miles from the border with Canada, have voted to retain its controversial name that predates Nazism. Swastika is home to about 1,500 residents. The town name was picked back in 1913 and comes from the...

Folks will gather in Syracuse while a national prayer event kicks off in D.C.

09.24.20 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Joe Bolignone with Mission Syracuse says the Faith and Family night will focus on unity and prayer for the nation. He tells Family Life the aim is to seek a revival in America, and to pray against the riots and spirit of division. The 5-9 p.m...

Rep. Anthony Brindisi introduces bill to prevent the spread of violent content on social media

09.22.20 | Bob Price

It comes after photos of a murdered central New York teenager were shared on various online platforms. On Monday, Brindisi joined the family of Bianca Devins, who was murdered last summer in Utica, to announce the creation of Bianca's Law" The...

Corning Museum of Glass holds a registration event on this National Voter Registration Day

09.22.20 | Brandon Dickson

From 9 a.m. To 5 p.m., anyone can stop by CMOG to register to vote or check their registration status. The event will happen in the courtyard lobby. Additionally, the museum has opened an exhibit dedicated to the voting process called...

The 2 victims of a mass shooting in Rochester over the weekend have been identified

09.21.20 | Brandon Dickson

At least two people were killed and 14 others injured in the incident early Saturday morning. The victims are 19-year-old Jaquayla Young and 19-year-old Jarvis Alexander. Interim Police Chief Mark Simmons says it was pandemonium when police...

Starting today some HS sports return to some schools in the Empire State

09.21.20 | Bob Price

Only low-risk sports like soccer are permitted. Football is a "no go" 'til next spring and many fans say that's not fair. The "frustrated father" of a "prep" football player at Iroquois High School  says nearly 40 states are playing high...

NY's attorney general is shutting down a fundraising operation

09.18.20 | Brandon Dickson

The group allegedly solicited donations on behalf of fake charities. On Thursday, AG Letitia James announced a multi-agency agreement that permanently bans a network from raising money for charity. Those being accused are Outreach Calling...

Uncommon cold settles in tonight across NY and PA

09.18.20 | Brandon Dickson

Freeze warnings and frost advisories are in effect through 8 a.m. Saturday morning. It's expected to dip below freezing tonight in Cattaraugus and Allegany counties in western New York. Meteorologist Kevin Williams says those hoping for some...

NY lawmakers create petition for data on COVID-related nursing home deaths

09.17.20 | Brandon Dickson

State Senate Minority Leader Rob Ortt insists millions of New Yorkers want answers. Assemblymember Mary Beth Walsh she hopes "we can finally get to the bottom of this." State Senator Jim Tedisco has launched the online petition to support his...

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