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A wild rescue in rushing Niagara rapids

11.08.19 | Bob Price

Crews in Niagara Falls, New York were able to pull a man from the water Thursday after he was discovered clinging to a branch above the American Falls for nearly two hours.   Happened late Thursday morning between Goat Island and Prospect...

Protecting nonprofits in Pennsylvania

11.08.19 | Brandon Dickson

Governor Wolf has signed a House bill into law to assist nonprofits with safety and security measures. It comes after an increase of attacks against the Jewish community--notably, the shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh last...

Halting nursing home cuts in New York

11.08.19 | Brandon Dickson

A state judge has put a temporary injunction on medicaid formula changes that nursing home advocates say would jeopardize $352 million in state and federal funding. Health officials argue lawmakers approved the change in the budget, but the...

Winter weather is on its way to NY and PA

11.07.19 | Bill Price, Brandon Dickson

Meteorologist Kevin Williams says the next 12 to 18 hours will see some slight snow with dropping temps that could make for slippery travel tonight and tomorrow. But, he says this is just the opening act. A stronger system is in the works for...

A fight for faith in Pennsylvania

11.07.19 | Brandon Dickson

Some Keystone State lawmakers are taking credit for a proposed new rule from the Trump Administration that would allow faith-based adoption and foster organizations to deny services to LGBTQ families on religious grounds. Denise Brogan-Kator...

Sheriff deputies in western NY will be one step closer to wearing body cameras

11.07.19 | Bill Price

Today the Erie County legislature will vote to approve the measure. Sheriff Scott Zylka says body cams, as evidence-gathering devices, are another tool cops need. Zylka says once lawmakers approve the measure-- training on the body cameras will...

Denying deer donations in Pennsylvania

11.07.19 | Brandon Dickson

The Central Pennsylvania Food Bank will not accept venison for the 2019 hunting season due to concerns of chronic wasting disease.   The food bank said the decision was difficult, but necessary, since many counties designated as disease...

Groundbreaking discoveries in the legionnaires' cases throughout Elmira

11.07.19 | Bob Price

The state health department says testing found four people who live in the same neighborhood have been diagnosed with the disease. Health officials say samples collected from a cooling tower at Elmira Heat Treating matched the bacteria from the...

Activists clammor over upcoming transgender event in Elmira, NY

11.06.19 | Bob Price

The Steele Memorial Library is hosting Drag Queen Story Time. Ronald Shaw is director of the Chemung County Library District, which owns the Steele Library.  He says folks against the event need not attend with their children. I asked him...

Election Day brings out a light number of voters

11.06.19 | Bill Price

Voters went to the polls Tuesday to decide their local elections. In Erie County, New York, Democrat Mark Poloncarz won a third-term for county executive. Democrats also won the county executive race in Monroe Mounty. County Clerk Adam Bello...

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