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Funds to attack lyme disease are included in Gov. Wolf's new budget plan

02.12.18 | Terry Diener

If approved by the state Legislature, the $2.5 million would allow the Pennsylvania Department of Health to hire staff to implement recommendations from its Lyme Disease Task Force. Pennsylvania consistently leads the country in cases of Lyme...

Sen. John DeFrancisco is GOP nomination frontrunner for NY governor

02.12.18 | Brandon Dickson

Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb of Canandaigua has chosen to abandon his bid to run against Governor Cuomo noting the time a run would take him away from his family. This leaves DeFrancisco and former Erie County executive Joel Giambra...

A Rochester native moves on to Olympic finals in ski event

02.09.18 | Brandon Dickson

The opening ceremony in PyeongChang is happening today, but last night, Morgan Schild, from Pittsford, came in third qualifying for the freestyle moguls. Two of her ski teammates also qualified. Schild's event is set for Sunday, but it will...

Erie, PA has smashed the record for it's most snow recorded in a single winter

02.09.18 | Bob Price

More than 152 inches has fallen on Erie this winter, and that breaks the impervious record of 149 inches inches set back in the year 2001. Erie saw record setting snow on Christmas Day: more than 34 inches. Another 27 inches fell December...

Latest mini-casino license in PA goes for a spot in W PA

02.09.18 | Brandon Dickson

The company that owns Mount Airy Casino resort in the Poconos submitted a winning bid of nearly $22 million for a planned casino near the Ohio border. Licenses have already been granted for casinos in Westmoreland and York counties. The next...

Man to be sentenced for killing National Guardsman from Rome, NY

02.09.18 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Brian Tromans was convicted in December for leaving the scene of an accident after he hit Master Sergeant Rudy Seabron in the Albany area last year. Tromans claims he thought he hit a deer and the judge dropped a criminally negligent homicide...

Spanier steps to clear his name for Sandusky's crimes

02.08.18 | Terry Diener

The attorneys for the former Penn State president appeared before a panel of state Superior Court judges to argue for the dismissal of hiss March 2017 conviction on one count of child endangerment. Graham Spanier was convicted for what...

Judge to sentence hammer-wielding husband accused of striking his wife

02.08.18 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

88-year-old Martin Turkiewicz will face a judge today to find out the consequences of trying to kill his wife Rita with a hammer last September. Turkiewicz claims he did it to give her relief from dementia. Erie County DA John Flynn says he...

$50 Million dollars in state funds have been committed to revitalize Rochester

02.08.18 | Bill Price

Governor Cuomo committed the state aid today during a speech at the convention center in the Flower City. It should help jump start a number of projects along the river corridor in Rochester. The state will work with the city on an advisory...

A ticker-tape parade happens today in Philadelphia

02.08.18 | Bob Price

It's a Super Bowl parade, and it's the first-ever in Philadelphia. The city is offering free subway rides all day long for Eagles fans. They're expected to show up in droves along the five-mile parade route. The festivities start at 11 a.m...

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