Pa.'s health secretary discusses distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine

12.18.20 | Bob Price

Dr. Rachel Levine says more than 1,200 doses have been administered in Pennsylvania since Dec. 14 with no adverse reactions. In the meantime, a handful of state lawmakers in Harrisburg point to statistics showing 60% of all the coronavirus...

Scranton has 32 city employees quarantining due to COVID exposure

12.17.20 | Terry Diener

That includes 20 people in the city fire department, but the mayor's office says the department is still operating normally. Three employees of the Scranton Police Department are also in quarantine.

The digging out begins

12.17.20 | Bill Price, Brandon Dickson

Snow plows are out trying to clear-off what Old Man Winter" left behind last night. Binghamton seeing over three-feet of snow accumulation. Broome County Executive Jason Garner has issued a travel ban for all non-essential vehicles this morning...

People still dying on PA roadways despite drop in driving

12.14.20 | Terry Diener

The National Safety Council reports although people now aren’t driving as much as they were before the pandemic, the number of highway deaths has surged since the lockdown was lifted. In June, traffic was down 15.5% year-over-year, but...

PA's 20 Democratic electors are set to vote in Harrisburg at noon today

12.14.20 | Terry Diener

Nancy Patton Mills, the chairwoman of the Pennsylvania Democratic Party and the state Electoral College delegation says this year’s event will be pared down because of the pandemic.  She said leadership from both caucuses will be...

Shutting down the Keystone State

12.11.20 | Bill Price

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf has banned all indoor dining, large outdoor gatherings, and has sidelined high school sports in an effort to control the spread of COVID-19. Movie theaters, bowling alleys, as well as gyms and fitness centers are...

PA among 4 states firing back at TX suit aiming to toss their election results

12.11.20 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Those four battleground states are all urging the high court to toss out the lawsuit.  Pennsylvania's Democratic Attorney General Josh Shapiro calls the suit a "seditious abuse of judicial process." In their response Thursday, attorneys...

The political rancor in Pennsylvania is expected to be intense next year

12.08.20 | Terry Diener

While the Legislature was able to complete the state budget in November with few fireworks, there was controversy throughout the year as lawmakers clashed with Wolf on his handling of the pandemic.   Wolf vetoed 19 bills this year, most...

Storm warnings expire soon for parts of "ski country" in W. NY and NW. PA

12.02.20 | Bill Price

Winter storm warning are set to expire at 1 p.m. today. Several areas got close to a foot of snow. We catch a little bit of a break today and tomorrow before another wintry mix arrives just ahead of the weekend.

Pennsylvania expands COVID testing today

12.02.20 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

The expansion is slated to allow five times as many people to be tested. Governor Tom wolf says free testing starts today in places lacking a county health department. Wolf insists "strike teams" will move to new areas each week.   The...

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