A NY county bans unvaccinated minors from public places

03.27.19 | Brandon Dickson

Rockland County, north of New York City, has declared a state of emergency with over 150 cases of the viral infection since last fall. County Executive Ed Day says, "it's time to sound the alarm and take the appropriate action." Some residents...

Help is on the way for farms in PA

03.27.19 | Brandon Dickson

The Wolf administration has approved more than $8 million in grants and low-interest loans to support commonwealth farms, including $5 million in grants awarded through the new Pennsylvania Dairy Investment program. That program provides grants...

Addiction treatment execs charged with profiiting off addicts

03.26.19 | Brandon Dickson

Accusations stem from the alleged fraudulent billing of insurance companies for millions of dollars with little seeming regard for the welfare of the addicted patients. The charges announced by state Attorney General Josh Shapiro against 11...

Southern Tier elementary school has free clothing closet for kids in need

03.26.19 | Brandon Dickson

Charles F. Johnson Elementary in Endicott has started the initiative. Organizer Linda Clark says the closet is a community effort.   Anyone who has a child in the Union-Endicott elementary schools is able to go "shopping" at the closet.

PA farmers swamped by last year's record rainfall may be eligible for relief

03.26.19 | Brandon Dickson

It's all thanks to a disaster declaration from the federal Farm Service Agency. Governor Wolf is urging eligible farmers to apply for assistance in advance of the next growing season. You are welcome to contact your local FSA office for more...

Pence visit postponed

03.26.19 | Family Life News Team

The vice president's visit to Buffalo has been put off. He was expected to visit the Queen City on April 11th for a fundraiser. But, Mike Pence can't make the trip since he's committed to being at a United Nations event on the same day...

Average US price of gas jumps 16 cents per gallon, to $2.66

03.25.19 | Bob Price

The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline shot up 16 cents a gallon (3.8 liters) over the past two weeks, to $2.66. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of the Lundberg Survey says the rise comes as supplies tighten while refineries undergo...

Deputies identify child who drowned in hotel pool

03.25.19 | Bob Price

Henrietta, N.Y. (WHAM) - The child who drowned in a hotel pool in Henrietta has been identified. Monroe County Sheriff's deputies said Jamielath Kabba, 8, of Rochester drowned in the pool at the Residence Inn in Henrietta around 8:30 p.m...

NY budget talks hit home stretch

03.25.19 | Bob Price

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and fellow Democrats who control the Legislature are making tough choices as they try to get a spending plan in place by an April 1 deadline. A proposal for Manhattan congestion pricing to fund the ailing transit...

Bodies of father and son found in Susquehanna River

03.25.19 | Bob Price

Athens Township Police have identified the father and son that were found in the Susquehanna River. Police say the bodies of 29-year-old Derek Marshall of Athens, and his one-year-old son, Maddox Marshall were found at 3:15 p.m. on...