The PA health department has announced the 12 companies that'll grow and process marijuana for medical use

06.21.17 | Bob Price

Just a dozen licenses were awarded out of 400 companies that applied.         Medical marijuana will be available in pill and oil forms only.  No smoke-able pot in Pennsylvania.Those awarded permits...

PA politicians are looking to finish up work soon on a more than $32 billion state budget

06.21.17 | Bob Price

Pundits are calling it the “Get-out-of-town Budget.” The deadline is next weekend. Lawmakers and Governor Wolf hope historic prison and pension reform plus government consolidation and gambling expansion will shore-up a $3 billion...

NY's governor has signed a law banning child marriage in the Empire State

06.21.17 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

The Empire State has moved to end child marriages raising the legal age from 14 to 18 to tackle the issue of underage marriage that’s allowed across the U.S.Before now, children as young as 14 could get married with parental approval and...

The Chemung County Habitat for Humanity is looking to help you help your home

06.20.17 | Bob Price

The not-for-profit is holding a series of home workshops and will reward those who attend. The first event happens tonight from 5:30 to 7:30 at the Elmira Community Kitchen.   Those who show up will receive a $25 gift card to Lowes.

PA state police have launched their yearly 'Code RED' food inspection campaign

06.20.17 | Bob Price

They're doing random safety-checks of big rigs all summer long to make sure the products they're hauling meet safety standards.State police will be setting up checkpoints on major highways throughout the commonwealth to make sure food is being...

A former governor returns to PA's capitol to mark an educational milestone

06.20.17 | Bob Price

Tom Ridge served as governor from 1995 to 2001, and he stood in the Capitol rotunda Monday to mark the 20th anniversary of the Pennsylvania charter school law. It was signed by Ridge in 1997 and created the commonwealth's first charter schools...

Convicted murderer Thomas Clayton will serve out his sentence inside a Westchester County, NY prison

06.20.17 | Bob Price

The former Elmira Jackal Hockey player was transferred this week to the Sing Sing Correctional Facility. Clayton was convicted in the murder for hire of his wife Kelley inside their Corning-area home. He's serving a life sentence with no chance...

Former PA attorney general Kathleen Kane continues to fight to try and clear her name

06.19.17 | Bob Price

Kane was sentenced last fall to up to two years behind bars for leaking grand jury secrets and lying about it under oath. Now, she says the judge in her case gave too much power to the special prosecutor who investigated her. The ousted AG...

The annual Grand Island Lawn Mower Race is a Father's Day tradition in western NY

06.19.17 | Bob Price

It went off without a hitch yesterday along the West Rver. Organizors say the race has evolved over the years to include a few mowers that could reach up to 60 miles per hour.In addition to the Father's Day Lawn Mower Race, the event also...

NY Senator Chuck Schumer is calling for federal help in the fight against opioid addiction in New York

06.19.17 | Bob Price

He's asking the DEA to provide special combat teams to crack down on drug abuse.          These special DEA heroin squads would be specifically dedicated to counteracting trafficking of heroin and...

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