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The best-known Buffalo Bills fan has died

05.15.19 | Brandon Dickson

Ezra Castro, better known as "Pancho Billa," lost his courageous battle with cancer. Castro was adopted into the Bills "family" after being diagnosed with stage four pancreatic cancer two years ago. The team is planning to honor Pancho Billa at...

Pennsylvania is suing a powerful player in the pharma industry

05.15.19 | Brandon Dickson

State Attorney General Josh Shapiro has filed a lawsuit against Purdue Pharma over the states' opioid epidemic. Shapiro says the company "doctor-shopped" to sell lots of Oxycontin. Pennsylvania is the 40th state to sue the pharmaceutical...

Now on delay: a privacy policy in PA

05.14.19 | Brandon Dickson

Eastern Lancaster County School board members voted last night to hold off on implementing the policy until next school year. The measure, which was set to take effect today, calls for students to use restrooms and locker rooms based on their...

No resolution yet in the fight for the future of the Woodstock 50 Festival

05.14.19 | Brandon Dickson

A hearing is set to continue today in the clash between organizers and a former financial partner. Investors say the August event is canceled amid health and safety concerns, while organizers say the concert series in Watkins Glen, New York is...

The largest employer in Snyder County, PA shuts its doors

05.14.19 | Brandon Dickson

Wood-Mode abruptly closed Monday costing 900 people their jobs. The cabinetry plant in Kreamer had been around for nearly 80 years--catching many completely by surprise. Employee Keith Lauver he's concerned for his younger friends and their...

A liberal church in Ithaca, NY is offering "sanctuary" to illegal immigrants

05.14.19 | Bob Price

They've declared themselves a "sanctuary church." Pastor David Kaden of the First Congregational Church says undocumented immigrants can find refuge and "resources" through their house of worship. Critics say the church is only adding to the...

A series of planned improvements for bicyclists is coming to PA

05.14.19 | Brandon Dickson

PennDot has announced plans to unveil a draft of the department’s bicycle and pedestrian master plan on May 30th via webcast. The plan will prioritize strategies that increase the number of people walking and bicycling while supporting...

The count of measles cases continues to rise across the country

05.14.19 | Brandon Dickson

As of the latest tally, the number of cases has reached 839.  That's the most since 963 cases were reported for all of 1994. 23 States have reported cases this year with the vast majority of illnesses in New York. Measles was once common...

Pennsylvania's primary election is rapidly approaching

05.13.19 | Brandon Dickson

The May 21st election will decide Philadelphia's mayor, one of the Pennsylvania's 18 members of the U.S. House, and two statewide appellate court seats. It also features special elections to fill three open seats in the legislature and one in...

A NY state trooper from the Southern Tier will be honored tonight in D.C.

05.13.19 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Nicholas Clark, of Canisteo, NY, will be remembered along with 370 other fallen officers in tonight’s annual candlelight vigil. The New York state trooper was killed last summer near Corning. The National Law Enforcement Memorial aims to...

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