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...

6 Inches to 2 feet of white powder and whipping winds weilding their way toward us

01.18.19 | Famiy Life News Team

The biggest snowfall amounts, ranging from one to two feet, will impact western Pennsylvania, the Finger Lakes, and the Twin Tiers. Meteorologist Kevin Williams says the heaviest part of the storm will hit most of us by Saturday afternoon and...

Will the snow storm stop church services Sunday?

01.18.19 | Brandon Dickson

Pastor Mark Kimpland of Endwell United Methodist Church says he's still undecided about canceling services. Safety is the top priority for church leaders.  If you're not able to attend services on Sunday, pastors say you can always stream...

Students at PA public universities will see expanded course options

01.17.19 | Brandon Dickson

The day is coming when students enrolling in one of Pennsylvania's 14 public universities will be able to take any one of the more than 11,000 courses offered at any of the universities in the state system. The system's board has approved an...

Whipping winter weather is expected to wreak havoc this weekend

01.17.19 | Brandon Dickson

Meteorologist Kevin Williams says most in the Family Life listening area will be "shoveling, scraping, and shivering" this weekend. Meanwhile, officials are reminding you to be aware of snow plows. They say it's wise for you stay at least 100...

Abortion clinics sue Pennsylvania

01.17.19 | Brandon Dickson

15 Abortion clinics have sued Pennsylvania in a bid to persuade state courts to reverse a decades-old decision upholding limits on the use of state Medicaid dollars to cover abortions. The lawsuit seeks an order requiring the state's Medicaid...

Cuomo calls for most agressive clean energy goal in the U.S.

01.17.19 | Brandon Dickson

The New York governor proposes a plan for 100% renewable energy by 2040. The Democrat says the Empire State can wean itself off of fossil fuels by relying on wind, solar, hydroelectric, and nuclear power.

Gov. Wolf officially kicks off his second term

01.16.19 | Brandon Dickson

During his inauguration speech Tuesday, Wolf called for Pennsylvanians to work together to build a stronger, fairer, and more prosperous future. He cited accomplishments made during his first four-year term through compromise with the...

The NY state legislature has passed a bill protecting transgenders

01.16.19 | Brandon Dickson

The gender expression non-discrimination act means they can't be discriminated against when it comes to things such as employment, education, or housing. The Senate and Assembly also approved legislation banning the practice of so-called "gay...

PA colleges report hazing violations under a new state law

01.16.19 | Terry Diener

Behavior mentioned in the reports includes forced drinking, and humiliating rituals that in one case included dunking students in ice water as a punishment. The reports describe the behavior and any discipline that resulted, including closing...