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Pa. health officials have rolled out free COVID testing in Schuylkill County

12.28.20 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Schuylkill County Emergency Manager John Matz says there have been more than a thousand new cases in the last week. Nurse Craig Chance is the team lead for the site at the Schuylkill Intermediate Unit near Pottsville. The site is open through...

NY lawmakers are set to expand the eviction ban

12.28.20 | Brandon Dickson

The New York State Senate is set to vote on what's being called the "strongest eviction moratorium in the nation." It would make sure New Yorkers can't be removed from their homes for at least the next few months. The bill's sponsor, Senator...

PA Senate GOP leader calls for special review of November election

12.22.20 | Terry Diener

Pennsylvania Senate Pro Tempore Jake Corman said in a statement that he will introduce a resolution to create the “Special Committee on Election Integrity and Reform” with four Democrat and four Republican members...

NY nursing home residents start getting "jabbed" with the COVID-19 vaccine

12.22.20 | Bob Price

The state began a vaccination effort Monday at more than 600 nursing homes across New York. Governor Cuomo says it's part of the Empire State's massive vaccination effort. CVS and Walgreens are helping in the inoculation effort. New York has...

A tough day in the Steel City

12.22.20 | Bill Price

First, Hall of Famer Kevin Greene passed away Monday at the age of 58. He played for Pittsburgh during his 15-season pro career and was also a linebackers coach for the Packers and Jets. No word on a cause of death. Then, the Steelers dropped...

NY's Gov. Cuomo calls for all flights into JFK from the UK to be tested for COVID

12.22.20 | Brandon Dickson

Andrew Cuomo is citing his concerns over the "new strain" of COVID-19. While this new virus is 70% more contagious, White House Deputy Press Secretary Brian Morgenstern, says it's believed the vaccine provides adequate protection. Delta, British...

NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo is raising the minimum wage again

12.18.20 | Bill Price

The rate will "shoot-up" by varying amounts across the state at the start of the new year. Ken Pokalsky with the state business council says now is not the time to be jacking-up the minumum wage for small businesses in New York. Republican...

New York State trooper rescues man stranded in car under snow for 10+ hours

12.18.20 | Brandon Dickson

Sgt. Jason Cawley learned that Tioga County, New York received several 911 calls for a driver who ran off the road and needed assistance. So, he drove to the section of State Route 17C in the town of Owego, but did not find the driver. While...

Pa.'s health secretary discusses distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine

12.18.20 | Bob Price

Dr. Rachel Levine says more than 1,200 doses have been administered in Pennsylvania since Dec. 14 with no adverse reactions. In the meantime, a handful of state lawmakers in Harrisburg point to statistics showing 60% of all the coronavirus...

A grim milestone in western New York

12.18.20 | Brandon Dickson

A thousand deaths from the disease within nine months. Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz the numbers go beyond statistics, because they represent "lives." He's asking western New Yorkers to "stay home" for the holidays next week to help stop...

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