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WNY'S Roswell Park ranks 14th in U.S. for best cancer care

07.31.19 | Brandon Dickson

It's based on U.S. News and World Report's list of best hospitals for cancer care. Pamela Giesie, chief nursing officer of Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, couldn't be happier. Roswell Park received maximum scores for patient survival...

NYS police ID 4 teenagers killed in weekend car crash

07.29.19 | Sarah Harnisch

The driver, 16-year-old Rebecca Earner, and three passengers: 16 year-old Ambra Eddleton, 14 year-old Justin Carpenter and 14 year-old Kyrstin Wolfganger were all pronounced dead at the scene. All were from Dansville, New York. A fifth...

Gov. Cuomo signs legislation that decriminalizes marijuana in NY state

07.29.19 | Bill Price

One of the hot-button issues in Albany this past legislative session has been put to bed with the stroke of the governor's pen. The legislation reduces unlawful possession of marijuana to a violation punishable by fine, and creates a process for...

Montour County, PA swimmer is now world record holder

07.29.19 | Bob Price

April Warrick of Danville has become the first American woman to swim from Italy to France. Warrick survived multiple jellyfish stings, even to her face, after swimming nine miles. Her next goal is to swim Lake Tahoe or all the Great Lakes.

Rules "policing possession" of marijuana just gotten tougher in Pennsylvania

07.29.19 | Terry Diener

So far, Pennsylvania’s legal cannabis options haven’t interfered with prosecuting cases of illegal marijuana possession. A Pennsylvania State Police spokesman said it’s too early to say whether police procedures will change in...

NY home to nation's most aggressive targets for reducing carbon emissions

07.19.19 | Brandon Dickson

Governor Cuomo signed the bill into law Thursday, which calls for all of the state's electricity to come from renewable, carbon-free sources such as solar, wind and hydro-power. But, the business community has concerns the legislation would...

Firings for the "force" in Philadelphia

07.19.19 | Bob Price

The city's police commissioner, Richard Ross, says 13 cops will be cut for making racist or offensive Facebook posts--an unprecedented wave of terminations resulting from a scandal that has attracted national attention. The department had...

Woodstock 50 organizers apply 3x for a permit to hold festival

07.19.19 | Brandon Dickson

The move comes a day after losing an appeal for a previous denial. The concert series was previously denied a permit twice last week by the town of Vernon. An appeal of the denial was upheld Tuesday night by the central New York town's planning...

Hot now? Wait a few decades

07.19.19 | Terry Diener

The Union of Concerned Scientists, an advocacy group that's warning about the dangers of climate-change, says Pennsylvania will experience an average of 40 days a year with a heat index above 90 degrees by 2050, compared to an average of just...

Contrasting steps taken on death penalty in Pennsylvania

07.17.19 | Bob Price

Philadelphia's top prosecutor and the state district attorneys' association have taken opposing positions in a case that will determine if Pennsylvania's death penalty will remain in effect. Philadelphia DA Larry Krasner says his own review...

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