Ruling against a NY Christian adoption agency raises religious rights concerns

05.24.19 | Bob Price

Jason McGuire with New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms says the national effort called "The Equality Act" is another factor working against Christians in the public square. The New York case against New Hope Family Services may ultimately...

Allegheny Co., PA may ban counseling for teens seeking sexual orientation help

05.24.19 | Bob Price

Michael Geer at the Pennsylvania Family Institute says the move would impact pastors as well as licensed therapists and counselors. Geer calls the so-called gay conversion therapy ban an infringement on free speech rights.  

ADM Milling recalls 5 lb. bags of Baker's Corner flour

05.24.19 | Brandon Dickson

All purpose flour in the call back was packaged for Aldi stores. The bacteria was discovered during testing. The flour, which was manufactured in Buffalo, was distributed to select stores in 11 states including New York and Pennsylvania. The...

The Schoharie, NY limo trial has been delayed

05.24.19 | Brandon Dickson

Nauman Hussain's attorneys' request for a 60-day extension has been granted. His trial was expected to begin in September, but now, the next court date is October 2nd. Hussain, who operates the limo company, was indicted last month on 20 counts...

Pennsylvania politicians aim to perpetuate farms

05.24.19 | Bob Price

These are tough times for dairy farmers and Pennsylvania politicians hope a 24 million dollar farm bill will help save the agriculture industry. The farm bill invests in local dairy operations to expand markets for cheese. Last year...

NY state agencies have saved more than $29 million by cutting back on paper

05.23.19 | Brandon Dickson

According to the report, executive branch agencies have all but eliminated the use of plastic water bottles and tripled their use of solar power in the past two years.

Today is "1-4-3 Day" in PA

05.23.19 | Brandon Dickson

It stands for the number of letters in each word of "I love you." Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf says it's an effort to honor "America's favorite neighbor," Mr. Rogers, and be kind to each other. Fred Rogers was a Pennsylvania native, pastor...

Peeling license plates have "bubbled up" again in New York state

05.23.19 | Brandon Dickson

The state blames a bad patch of plates that were put in circulation a few years ago. The state says it'll replace the plates "free of charge" unless you want to keep the same number; then it'll cost you $20. A Monroe County clerk says on...

Early PA statistics show a drop in overdose deaths last year

05.23.19 | Brandon Dickson

Lt. Governor John Fetterman says Naloxone nasal spray has helped save lives in the Keystone State. Governor Wolf's administration says more robust health care outreach and law enforcement programs are paying dividends in the fight against the...

Fed court wields blow to Christian adoption agency in NY

05.17.19 | Brandon Dickson

A federal court says New York officials weren’t infringing on a Christian adoption agency’s religious freedom by requiring it to serve same-sex couples. Syracuse-based New Hope Family Services had sued the state office of children...

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