Scamming cancer charities are shut down after lawsuit

03.31.16 |

A multistate civil lawsuit filed against a group of family members who claimed to raise money for cancer victims has been settled, resulting in the closing of two charities. New York's Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said Cancer Fund of...

Obama and Biden endorse Katie McGinty for U.S. Senate race

03.30.16 |

Former state Environmental Secretary Katie McGinty is the pick for President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden in the April's Democratic primary for the U.S. Senate. In a statement released Wednesday, Obama noted McGinty's work on energy...

White House hopefuls Ted Cruz and John Kasich will both speak in Harrisburg this weekend

03.30.16 |

The GOP presidential nominees will share with the attendees of the Pennsylvania Leadership Conference on Friday, April 1.Election officials say there has been a noticeable surge in new Republican voters in Pennsylvania ahead of the April 26th...

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...