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"Queen City" Buffalo is the "king" of bad drivers

06.26.19 | Brandon Dickson

Buffalo is home to the worst drivers in the Empire State, according to a new Allstate report; ranking worse than Manhattan drivers. The Queen City also came in at 148th safest among 200 U.S. cities studied. The silver lining in that Buffalo...

The chair of PA's Republican Party has stepped down

06.26.19 | Bob Price

This comes following a report that he had traded sexual text messages with a Philadelphia City Council candidate and also sent her an explicit photo. But, Val DiGiorgio denied the allegations and says his "resignation should in no way be...

NY's Generl Assembly votes to name bridge in memory of Trooper N. Clark

06.26.19 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

The approved measure will designate a portion of Interstate-86 in Steuben County as the "Trooper Nicholas F. Clark Memorial Bridge." The bill now awaits the signature of Governor Cuomo. 29-year-old Clark was killed while on duty in Erwin nearly...

Plan to protect Pennsylvanians against pyramid schemes passes House

06.26.19 | Brandon Dickson

The unanimously passed bill amends the unfair trade practices and consumer protection law and highlights the distinction between direct-sale companies with a pyramid-like structure and "fly-by-night" operators attempting to rip off the public...

A war hero from western NY will make military history today

06.25.19 | Bob Price

Former Army Sergeant David Bellavia of Buffalo will receive the Medal of Honor from President Trump this afternoon. Bellavia will become the first "living" veteran of the Iraq War to receive such an award. He says he does not want to continue...

Stud. test scores may play smaller role in how PA teachers are graded

06.25.19 | Brandon Dickson

The state senate is set to vote on legislation that will de-emphasize student test performance in evaluating public school teachers and principals. Instead, the bill would increase the weight classroom observations carry in those job...

Oswego, NY's mayor calls for IJC to cancel its "Plan 2014"

06.25.19 | Brandon Dickson

This, as the region is seeing some of the worst flooding in recent memory. Mayor Bill Barlow says the International Joint Commission's plan is to blame for recent flooding. The commission blames excessive rain for the flooding. But, Barlow...

Pennsylvania is setting aside $60 million to help prevent school shootings

06.25.19 | Sarah Harnisch

The extra cash will go to improve security and training. One child safety experts says, "there's not a one-size-fits-all preventative measure for safety. The best prevention is relationships and the more that our faculty and our staff knows our...

100 years ago today PA became 7th U.S. state to give women the right to vote

06.24.19 | Terry Diener

As part of today’s Monday’s 100th anniversary commemoration of that event, Pennsylvania’s document ratifying the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution will be on display in the Capitol Rotunda from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The...

Tomorrow is Primary Day in New York

06.24.19 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Registered voters get to select party candidates. In high population counties, including Erie County, polls open at 6 a.m. Most ballot boxes will be open from noon to 9 p.m. To find details on local races, you can check with your county's...

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