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Church leaders speak out as PA dioceses start release of clergy names accused of child abuse

08.02.18 | Brandon Dickson

The Harrisburg dioceses has released 71 names. Bishop Ronald Gainer says the Catholic church is making reasonable steps for safety amid this problem that impacts every aspect of society. The rest of the approximately 300 names of clergy will be...

Students near Rochester won't be allowed to use cell phones this school year

08.02.18 | Brandon Dickson

The Greece Central School District is banning cell phones as part of its updated code of conduct. Pre-K through 8th grade students can use their phones only before or after school. High schoolers will be able to use devices before or after...

The Elmira-Corning Regional Airport unveils some of the $60 million reno.

08.01.18 | Brandon Dickson

Director of Aviation Bill Hopper says people will see an "unfinished product" for now. The terminal won't be completed until the end of October.  

A federal judge has blocked the release of 3-D printed gun blueprints

08.01.18 | Brandon Dickson

The judge's temporary restraining order was made after 8 attorneys general, including New York's and Pennsylvania's, filed a lawsuit seeking to block the blueprint's release calling them a safety risk. In June, a Texas-based gun rights...

Brand-spankin'-new National Comedy Center opens today in Jamestown, NY

08.01.18 | Bill Price

What Cooperstown is to baseball Jamestown is to comedy. The new center, a project that's been in the works for nearly a decade, finally is finished.  It's opening comes on a day dedicated to this community's most famous "red-head" and the...

Piazza family responds to sentencing of Penn State frat member in hazing death

08.01.18 | Brandon Dickson

The family of Timothy Piazza, that Penn State student who died in a fraternity hazing incident in 2017, is responding to the first-sentence handed out in the case. The family says the three-month house arrest sentence for 20-year-old Ryan Burke...

Cuomo orders NY regulators to reject health insurers' attempts to raise rates

07.31.18 | Bob Price

The expected 24% average hike in premiums next year is a result of unexpected costs associated with Obamacare. Last year, congress repealed the individual mandate, which requires people to buy health insurance or pay a fine. New York has more...

PA starts phase-in of dry leaf medical pot at dispensaries tomorrow

07.31.18 | Brandon Dickson

Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine says the compound can be vaped, but smoking it "will not be allowed by Pennsylvania law." The dry leaf form of medical marijuana will be available at 16 locations. Next week, it'll expand to 28 dispensaries...

NY's decision to kick Charter from the state called unprecedented

07.31.18 | Brandon Dickson

Last week, the state Public Service Commission voted to revoke Charter's license if it doesn't hand over its cable operations to another provider within two months. Governor Cuomo says Charter has been negligent when it comes to expanding...

Today judge will sentence 1st Penn State frat member linked to pledge death

07.31.18 | Brandon Dickson

Today, a judge is scheduled to announce the punishment for Ryan Burke for four counts of hazing and five alcohol violations. The 21-year-old Scranton resident is among more than 20 members of the now-closed Beta Theta Pi to face criminal...

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