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Lee's headquarters building opens in Gettysburg

10.31.16 |

The house that served as the commander center for General Robert E. Lee's army in the battle at Gettysburg was officially preserved over the weekend. After more than a year of work, the Civil Rights Trust opened the structure on Friday. On the...

Pumpkin patrol in New York

10.31.16 | Sarah Harnisch

You may see people standing atop bridges on the thruway across upstate New York today. It's because they have partnered with the state police To be on Pumpkin Patrol. They're making sure people don't toss pumpkins off bridges as a joke this...

A lawyer who sued former attorney general Kathleen Kane is getting his job back

10.28.16 | Sarah Harnisch

Attorney General Bruce Beemer, Kane's successor, has announced James Barker will rejoin the office November 2nd. Kane was sentenced to 10 months in jail Monday after being convicted of perjury and obstruction for leaking grand jury...

New York broke a few weather records this week

10.28.16 | Sarah Harnisch

Albany broke a record for snowfall yesterday with 1.7 Inches of snow.  An inch in Warsaw and Cheektowaga. One person in Syracuse saw the snow on their windshield, wrote the words "not yet" in it and posted it on social media. The good news...

Better not take a selfie if you're at the ballot box in New York

10.28.16 | Sarah Harnisch

It's against the law. There's a new federal lawsuit against New York's law. It comes just a few days after singer Justin Timberlake posted a selfie while voting early in Tennessee. In Tennessee, New York, and a dozen other states, you could be...

A former co-worker of Jerry Sandusky just won a major lawsuit against Penn State

10.28.16 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

The 12-member jury, including two Penn State employees, ruled that Penn State is guilty of defamation and misrepresentation. The former assistant football coach sued the university for firing him in 2012. His lawyers argued Mike McQueary was...

Chemung County first responders have a new emergency communication system

10.27.16 | Bob Price

County Executive Tom Santulli says the system eliminates dead zones in rural areas when firefighters need to communicate with each other.The emergency communications upgrade also assists ambulance personnel.It's taken four years and...

Pennsylvania's McGinty/Toomey Senate race beats all others in expense

10.27.16 | Terry Diener

That distinction is largely due to the effect of outside groups that, thanks to the Supreme Court's Citizens United decision back in 2010, can spend millions on campaigns with little disclosure of the source of that money. According to the...

The New York State Police are mourning the loss of one of their own

10.27.16 | Bob Price

A 30-year veteran of the force was struck and killed by an SUV yesterday on a highway in Saratoga County.55 Year-old Timothy Pratt was hit in a median in front of his police station while assisting a disabled tractor-trailer.   The accident...

Pension reform efforts have snagged in Pennsylvania

10.27.16 | Bob Price

The measure to overhaul retirement benefits for public workers is stalled in the Pennsylvania General Assembly as the legislative session winds down. Neither the House nor the Senate held a vote last night. Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman...

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