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National Fuel claims this winter's fuel bill could be lower than last year

10.10.19 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

The natural gas provider for many in western New York and Pennsylvania predicts most customers will pay 15% less than for the winter starting in 2018. The company says the drop in costs comes from it's proximity to shale gas and pipelines and a...

Experts predict a rough flu season

10.10.19 | Brandon Dickson

Pennsylvania Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine insists the flu is not an illness to take lightly. Levine recommends protect yourself by getting the flu shot. The health secretary says if you're sick, stay home from work and school mand...

New information today on the deadly 2018 limo crash in Schoharie, NY

10.10.19 | Bob Price

A mechanic now says he falsified a brake repair report before that horrific wreck last October. The former manger at the Mavis Discount Tire Store in Saratoga Springs told prosecutors he purchased a brake part for the limo that crashed, but it...

PA's Eugene DePasquale says millions in state aid will go to fire departments

10.09.19 | Brandon Dickson

Sixty million dollars in state aid will go to almost 2,000 volunteer fire departments throughout the commonwealth. The auditor general watchdog says too many fire departments in the state rely on fundraising to stay in business. DePasquale says...

Cost of prescription pills promps growing pressure on NY’s leadership

10.09.19 | Brandon Dickson

The AARP is now pushing Governor Cuomo to lower drug prices, and cited new data that shows one in five New Yorkers stopped taking their medication because they simply couldn’t afford it. Cuomo’s office said it's still working on the...

2 Customers sue Wegmans grocery chain over ice cream

10.09.19 | Brandon Dickson

They say the Rochester-based company is misleading customers over how much vanilla is in their vanilla ice cream. The lawsuit claims in some cases--no vanilla or vanilla extract is used in the ice cream. Wegmans says they "believe that the...

A PA state senator seeks lawmakers to support bill to ban safe injection sites

10.09.19 | Terry Diener

Democratic state Senator Anthony Williams of Philadelphia has put forward the measure. A federal court said in a ruling last week that a plan by a Philadelphia nonprofit to develop a safe injection site, where individuals can go to consume...

A Bronx teenager is the first vaping related fatality in New York

10.08.19 | Bob Price

Nationwide, 19 people have died from using electronic cigarettes. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo says, "you are playing with your life when you're playing with this stuff." The 17-year-old male victim passed away at a New York City...

WNY folks take part in effort to overturn the state's abortion expansion

10.08.19 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

"Virginia" from Monroe County tells Family Life News she'll be at the county's legislative meeting tonight wearing pink or light blue to send a message to local legislators. Pro-life supporters are taking part in the "public forum" at 6 tonight...

Today a new pay equity law will be in place across NY state

10.08.19 | Brandon Dickson

It means employers can no longer pay workers differently based on several factors including sex, marital status, or military service history. People with a similar line of work also have to be paid the same--even if their responsibilities are...

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