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Health officials have confirmed a case of measles in Erie County, NY

12.13.18 | Brandon Dickson

They say the infected person visited several places in the county between December 4th and 11th. Locations include Catholic Charities in Buffalo, Sweet Home High School, the Erie County Department of Health Clinic, and the Erie County...

A senior wrestler at Union-Endicott HS inspires many

12.13.18 | Brandon Dickson

17-Year-old Colby Bendick may have cerebral palsy, but he's not letting it get in the way of the sport he loves. His coach says Bendick pushes his teammates, by failing and trying again to reach goals. Bendick has made the varsity team since...

NY officials have given Syracuse's New Hope adoption agency an ultimatum

12.12.18 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

State authorities are asking the faith-based family services agency to allow homosexual couples to adopt or be shut down. The church-funded agency only places children with married heterosexual couples...a policy opposed by New York state's...

NY man"s app to help young people who have cancer has taken off nationwide

12.10.18 | Brandon Dickson

"Stupid Cancer" is an app created by Dave Feuhrer of Rochester, who has beaten cancer twice. He says the app allows folks undergoing treatment to share safety with others in a similar situation. The app isn't just for patients and survivors...

Legislation to help farmers has been extended in NY state

12.10.18 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Farmers across the Empire State are celebrating a cut to property taxes for new or renovated buildings. The exemption, originally set to expire at the end of this year, has been renewed for another 10 years by Governor Cuomo. Applications can...

The Buffalo Catholic Diocese has offered $400,000 alleged victim

12.06.18 | Brandon Dickson

Stephanie McIntyre, now of South Carolina, accused Reverend Fabian Maryanski of abusing her in the 1980s. Maryanski was placed on leave by the diocese in May. Meanwhile, the chief financial officer of the diocese is resigning. Steve Timmel...

Attorneys place partial blame on NY state for deadly limo accident in Schoharie

12.06.18 | Brandon Dickson

Nearly two months after the fatal limousine accident in Schoharie that took 20 lives, Lawyer Salvatore Ferlazzo says the state is resposnible for two glaring issues: that the limo, which failed two inspections, was still on the road, and that the...

"Trusted Traveler" kiosks at Buffalo-Niagara Airport aim to streamline travel

12.05.18 | Brandon Dickson

The kiosks make it easier for you to get through border crossings and airport security. Travelers can apply for Nexus, TSA PreCheck, and Global Entry.   The programs let you skip the line at the airport and the border.

Oishei Children's Hospital in Buffalo has been bestowed a rare honor

12.05.18 | Brandon Dickson

It earned the top children's hospital award from the Leapfrog Group, a distinction only six percent of hospitals nationwide receive. Oishei is the only medical center in New York state to earn a top children's hospital award. In Pennsylvania...

Nearly 1,300 upstate NY residents get medical bills wiped out

12.04.18 | Brandon Dickson

It has come about thanks to the efforts of two women working with an organization that buys medical debt bundled for pennies on the dollar. Ithaca's Judith Jones and Carolyn Kenyon raised $12,500 last summer and donated it to RIP Medical Debt...

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