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The NY state capital is now home to a new "pride month" exhibit

06.06.19 | Brandon Dickson

The showcase titled, "Equality Will Never be Silenced" recognizes 16 LGBTQ New Yorkers for their cultural, political, and artistic contributions. The display will be held on the second floor of the New York state capitol and run throughout the...

Seattle Mariners draft HS pitcher from Horseheads, NY

06.05.19 | Bob Price

Mike Lemoncelli went in the 6th round of this week's MLB draft. He recently underwent "Tommy John" surgery to repair a torn ligament in his pitching arm. His dad and coach, Jeff Lemoncelli says the hard-throwing "righty" was in his hospital bed...

PA Democrats have come out with a slew of voting reform proposals

06.05.19 | Terry Diener

Flanked by representatives from such groups as the Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center, Pennsylvanians for Fair Elections and the Brennan Center for Justice, lawmakers in the General Assembly touted plans to enact automatic registration, expand...

Woodstock 50 appears to be back on

06.05.19 | Brandon Dickson

Schuyler County, New York manager Tim O'Hearn says the music festival will go on as planned in August at Watkins Glen International. The festival's former financier canceled the 50th anniversary concert in late April, kicking off a battle...

300 Keystone State farms have been approved to grow hemp

06.05.19 | Brandon Dickson

That's a ten-fold increase from last year's industrial hemp farms. Hemp can be processed into a wide variety of products, including building materials, clothing, and cooking oil. It's also a source of CBD, a compound in cannabis that's...

Swamped NY communities blame IJC for water woes

05.29.19 | Bob Price

Hamlin, New York resident Doug Jones says, (the IJC) "could have lowered the lake level starting in October." His home, like hundreds of others , is suffering severe flood damage from the rising water. Lake Ontario is expected to pass historic...

Severe storms sweep across the Keystone State

05.29.19 | Brandon Dickson

The strong system that stretched from Idaho to New York City also brought tornadoes to Pennsylvania Tuesday. A possible twister touched down in Bradford County causing chaos. Rome Township Fire Chief, Jon Park, says "about 30 trees have come...

NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo plans to seek a 4th term

05.29.19 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Cuomo telling WAMC radio this week-- he believes he's "making a difference" in the Empire State and plans to run again in 2022. Last year, while running for reelection to his third term, he ruled out a 2020 presidential bid. New York has no...

SC declines to hear case challenging a PA school district's transgender R.R. policy

05.29.19 | Brandon Dickson

Alliance Defending Freedom represented a group of students in the Boyertown Area School District, alleging that the district's policy violates student privacy. Carrie Severino with Judicial Crisis Network says she expects the high court to take...

A new report raises questions about drinking water in NY

05.29.19 | Brandon Dickson

A state watch group says New York's water supplies are "threatened." NYPIRG's executive director Blair Horner says water supplies have been affected through industrial waste and algal blooms. They found that 176 water systems in the state had...

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