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A large crowd showed up last night for a concealed carry seminar in Bradford County, Pennsylvania

03.30.16 |

The meeting in Leroy Township gave residents an overview of the states' firearms laws. It also educated gun owners about a new concealed carry partnership program with cross-state neighbor Chemung County, NY.Bradford County Sheriff Clinton...

A new report from New York's comptroller finds lax oversite of natural gas pipeline

03.30.16 |

The state's top fiscal watchdog, Tom Dinapoli says the energy industry failed on six occasions over the past 12 months to report pipeline problems. Dinalopli is calling on the Public Service Commission to ramp up its monitoring of the state's...

Former New York Assembly Speaker Silver is disbarred

03.30.16 |

The appeals court made the decision Tuesday in Manhattan--four months after Sheldon Silver was convicted of fraud and extortion. Prosecutors insisted the 72-year-old Democrat traded favors to enrich himself. Silver is scheduled to be sentenced...

Governor Wolf vetoes the state's fiscal code

03.29.16 |

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf has vetoed the state's fiscal code, a one-hundred page document by which education dollars are divvied up.Wolf says the code is unfair in how it distributes school aid.   

Cuomo takes aim at the Tarheel State over bathroom ban

03.29.16 |

New York's governor has issued a state travel ban to North Carolina because of a law that bans the transgendered from using the bathrooms of the opposite sex.Supporters of that law cite privacy concerns.Governor Cuomo took similar action last...

No school today in Montrose, Pennsylvania due to a strike

03.29.16 |

Teachers are striking due to a contract dispute. The district website and board members claim teacher pay as the main issue.       Patrick Strickland lives in Montrose and says the strike is a huge...

Winds bring down trees in New York’s Southern Tier

03.29.16 |

Many area across southern New York felt the impact of strong winds Monday. In Johnson City, a tree fell across main street partially blocking afternoon traffic. Main Street was closed down from Floral Avenue to Lester Avenue. Another tree fell...

Syracuse stops Tennessee’s run to reach the final four

03.28.16 |

In Chicago last night, the Syracuse men’s basketball squad beat No. 1 seed Virginia 68 to 62. Syracuse now heads to the Final Four of the NCAA tournament. Syracuse (23-13), which last made the Final Four in 2013, became the fourth...

Religious institutions and preservation groups clash in Pennsylvania over what to do with unneeded or crumbling historic churches

03.28.16 |

Church leaders argue that preservationists and historic landmark agencies are interfering with their right to freedom of religion by trying to stop them by tearing down or disposing of buildings they no longer want or can afford. Those seeking...

GOP fundraisers in Pa. take a closer look at Kasich

03.28.16 |

A group of Pennsylvania Republicans will host a Kasich fundraiser this Thursday at the Union League of Philadelphia. They include former Gov. Tom Ridge and Bob Asher. To cinch the GOP presidential nomination, Kasich needs around 120 percent of...

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