NY is the top spot for lyme disease in the country

10.16.18 | Brandon Dickson

It's a dubious honor for the Empire State. New York tops all other states for the disease thanks to a spike in ticks and an overpopulation of deer.   According to the Monroe County Health Department, lyme disease has tripled in the U.S...

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...

Making Fredonia, NY "grape again"

10.16.18 | Brandon Dickson

That's what several farmers in Chatauqua County said they're doing thanks to financing from the county. AgriAmerica co-owner Eric Huddy says farmers are especially thankful for the new jobs.  The company, which processes grapes for juice...

The Empire State ramps up friendliness to female and minority-owned businesses

10.15.18 | Brandon Dickson

A state senate hearing will be held tomorrow to review current programs designed to encourage more diversity in business and consider improvements. New York currently operates a number of programs intended to help women and minority-owned...

Binghamton's hockey team sets goal to help victims of Michael's destruction

10.15.18 | Brandon Dickson

The Binghamton Devils are donating a portion of ticket sales to benefit relief efforts. Operations Manager Connor Gates says he knew he had to help when he saw the storm's damage. Five dollars from ticket sales at the team's first two home...

CNY American Red Cross volunteers help Hurricane Michael victims

10.11.18 | Brandon Dickson

The Red Cross says it's mostly focusing on assisting people find shelter until they can return home. Additionally, dozens of New York National Guard soldiers will be on the ground to help with recovery efforts. Right now, more than...

Buffalo School officials ask parents to be patient amidst bus driver shortage

10.11.18 | Brandon Dickson

The problem has led to several drivers doubling up on routes to make sure students can still get to class. The issue is also causing some kids to get home late from school.  

Binghamton University is one of the top schools in the country

10.10.18 | Brandon Dickson

B.U. ranks as the 32nd best public college in the nation, by U.S. News & World Report. The report says the campus’s nature preserve and limitless outdoor activities separate it from other schools.

Flags across NY will be flown at half-staff to honor victims of Schoharie limo crash

10.10.18 | Brandon Dickson

Governor Cuomo has expressed condolences to families of the 20 people killed October 6th. The governor's office says the flags will be lowered tomorrow and remain lowered until all the victims are buried.

Team of Southern Tier volunteers returns home after helping hurricane victims

10.09.18 | Brandon Dickson

Ryan Bealo, of Family Llife Church, says he wanted to help families in New Bern, North Carolina after having his own experience with flooding. He says, while it was tough work, he knows it meant a lot to victims. The team worked on 10 houses...

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