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16 counties in south-central PA are getting a new area code

11.10.16 | Bob Price

Numbers already being used in the 717 area code won't be affected. The region has been designated for the 223 area code once there are no 717 numbers left.  That should happen before the end of next year.  

A massive fire at the former Bethleham Steel site near Buffalo is now contained

11.10.16 | Bob Price

 Erie County Health Commissioner Gayle Burnstein says the air quality is o.k.Firefighters spent all day yesterday and last night dousing the inferno which sent plumes of thick, black smoke miles into the atmosphere.That building spanned six...

The bulk of PA elk hunters this year have taken home a trophy

11.09.16 | Terry Diener

The Pennsylvania Game Commission announced Tuesday that 97 elk were taken by hunters during the regular one-week elk season that ended November 5th.  And for those licensed to hunt antlered elk, also known as bulls, the success rate was 96...

The New York State Senate will remain in control of the GOP

11.09.16 | Sarah Harnisch

Democrats were hoping to take back the chamber. One local race of importance:  Elmira Republican Tom O'Mara is headed back to Albany.Democrats still control the Assembly and the governor's office in New York, but the state Senate will...

Schumer wins in NY's U.S. Senate race

11.09.16 | Sarah Harnisch

The Senate race between Democrat incumbent Chuck Schumer and Long Island Republican Wendy Long wasn't even close. Schumer is headed back to Washington.Schumer says he's "a luck man."  This year, he won the Senate race and his daughter got...

Republican Pat Toomey holding onto his U.S. Senate seat out of Pennsylvania

11.09.16 | Bob Price

He narrowly beat Democrat Katie McGinty. The race was the most Senate contest expensive in the nation. Toomey won his bid for reelection by 2 points, 49 to 47%.

The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission is working to prevent another turnpike shutdown

11.08.16 | Terry Diener

Winter storm Jonas swept through Pennsylvania on January 22nd, 2016 leaving some drivers stranded on the turnpike for two days. Trucks, cars and buses carrying hundreds of passengers were frozen in place. Officials who oversee the turnpike have...

On the lookout for black bear dens in NY

11.08.16 | Bob Price

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation is asking for the the public's help in locating black bear dens throughout the Empire State. Bears may den in a rock crevices, tree cavities, or under heavy brush or fallen trees. The...

NY's Thruway head defends the controversial tourism signs

11.08.16 | Bob Price

The head of the New York Thruway Authority is defending those controversial new highway signs that promote the state's tourism industry. He says the signs follow the spirit of the law and the federal government needs to update it's signage...

Pennsylvania petroleum products will be flowing again by the end of the week

11.08.16 | Bob Price

Sunoco says a pipeline that was breached during flash floods near Williamsport last month is nearly fixed. The company has had 160 people working around the clock replacing the line that was broken by a slab from a bridge washed away by flash...

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