Democrats are claiming super majority status in the New York State Senate

11.24.20 | Bob Price

This will further solidify "one-party rule" in Albany next year. Jason McGuire with New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms explains the "legislative priorities" in Albany, come January will likely include single-payer health care, legalization...

NYSEG and RG&E customers can expect to pay more starting in Dec.

11.24.20 | Brandon Dickson

The New York State Public Services Commission has approved a modified rate proposal. However, the state said it reduced the initial rate request by 70%. Electricity rates will go up by about 2% in each of the next three years under the...

Lock-down protests continued last night in Erie County, NY

11.24.20 | Bill Price

More than 200 people took to the streets of Orchard Park. Robby Dinero had his gym shut-down last week when Buffalo moved to the "orange" zone of Governor Cuomo's COVID-19 Micro-cluster Initiative. He says the protest effort is about...

PA issues new COVID mitigation measures

11.24.20 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Models used by Pennsylvania's Department of Health project 22,000 new virus cases per day by December. Health Secretary Rachel Levine has issued an order to suspend sales of alcohol at bars and restaurants from 5 p.m. on Wednesday through 8 a.m...

Levine: PA sees 7K+ daily COVID cases, vaccine could arrive in Dec.

11.20.20 | Bob Price

As Pennsylvania eclipsed more than 7,000 new, daily COVID cases for the first time Thursday, Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine, says it could take some time to immunize "everyone in Pennsylvania." Levine notes the initial doses will be reserved...

Thousands of PA households could face eviction amid COVID

11.20.20 | Traci Lynn Woolsey, Brandon Dickson

Many commonwealth residents have lost their jobs during the pandemic. Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania Executive Director Phyllis Chamberlain says one report claims 240,000 households are at risk of eviction. If you're facing eviction, the...

How low can you go when it comes to home comfort?

11.20.20 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Energy experts recommend turning down your thermostat in winter. NYSEG's Sarah Warren tells Family Life that for every degree lowered, you can save 3% on your heating bills. She says now's also a good time to seal air ducts and insulate your attic.

Shutdowns take effect today in the greater-Buffalo area

11.20.20 | Brandon Dickson

This week, Governor Cuomo designated parts of Erie County as an "orange" zone. All non-essential, high-risk businesses and schools are closed because of the pandemic. Limits are also being put on indoor and outdoor gatherings. Erie County...

Are Pennsylvania's new COVID mitigation efforts gov't overreach?

11.19.20 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania Rep. Clint Owlett says he's unsure of how authorities will "enforce" the new indoor mask mandate. Owlett tells Family Life the area inside our homes is a "sacred space." The lawmaker's district includes Tioga County where the COVID...

Gov. says the Buffalo area has moved from the yellow to orange zone

11.19.20 | Brandon Dickson

The "orange" cluster zone means gyms, barber-shops, and schools must close. Houses of worship are capped at 25 people, and mass gatherings will be limited to 10 people. The governor says the region has failed to grasp the realities of the...