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Gov. Wolf says PA has received over $5 million for opioid crisis emergency response

09.18.18 | Terry Diener

Wolf says much of this funding will be used to strengthen the state’s data collection and analysis, which will help as state officials engage with local municipalities to address the opioid crisis. Back in January, the Governor signed the...

Central NY and northeast PA dea with the remnants of Florence today

09.18.18 | Brandon Dickson

A flash flood watch is in effect for 17 counties until noon. Flooding overnight has already caused schools to close today throughout the eastern Twin Tiers. After 2-to-4 inches of rain, several roads are shut down.  Tioga County, NY has...

Parents and survivors of Catholoic clergy abuse are suing PA's dioceses

09.18.18 | Brandon Dickson

The lawsuit alleges the eight dioceses haven't met their obligations to report child abusers under state law. Meanwhile, Governor Wolf is urging state lawmakers to pass bills recommended by a grand jury that investigated predator priests...

NY politicians hammer out a bi-partisan solution to the opiod epidemic

09.18.18 | Brandon Dickson

The state activity comes as Republicans and Democrats at the federal level have join forces to combat opioid misuse. New York Senator Fred Akshar of Binghamton says lawmakers have been willing to have this conversation. The measure passed last...

NY Republicans face deadline to remove name of Collins from the fall ballot

09.17.18 | Brandon Dickson

GOP leaders have until Wednesday to remove Congressman Chris Collins' name from the November ballot. Collins isn't running for re-election after being arrested on federal charges. Whoever the Republican nominee is will face Democrat Nate...

Barack Obama coming to PA

09.17.18 | Brandon Dickson

The former president will headline a rally Friday in Philadelphia for Democratic U.S. Senator Bob Casey and Democratic Governor Tom Wolf. Casey and Wolf are leading independent polls comfortably over two Republican challengers--Lou Barletta and...

One of golf's biggest names will be in Buffalo today

09.17.18 | Brandon Dickson

Jack Nicklaus is in the Queen City to help pitch a parks improvement project. The plans include Nicklaus redesigning the golf course in Delaware Park.  He will also be designing a second course on land adjacent to South Park and the...

Gov. Wolf signs order to prepare for accurate 2020 census

09.17.18 | Terry Diener

The governor will appoint up to 45 members to the new census Complete Count Commission. It will help the U.S. Census Bureau recruit census workers across Pennsylvania, educate the public about the importance of the census, develop partnerships...

It was a busy day at NY ballot boxes

09.14.18 | Brandon Dickson

Governor Cuomo cruised to victory over actress Cynthia Nixon in the Democratic Primary yesterday with 66 percent of the vote.   Incumbent Kathy Hochul won the Democratic Primary for lietenant governor, and Letitia James has won the...

Sheetz convenience store chain program provides hunger relief

09.14.18 | Terry Diener

In partnership with Feeding America, a national network of 200 food banks, Sheetz has established a company-wide food donation program donating ready-to-eat food items. The Made-to-Share program now operates in Pennsylvania, North Carolina...

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