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NTSB will soon unveil results of 2018 Schoharie limo crash probe

08.07.20 | Brandon Dickson

Nearly two years after the crash of a limo in Upstate New York that left 20 people dead, the NTSB is about to reveal the results of its investigation. The board's findings are expected to help explain any mechanical failures and safety issues...

PA state lawmakers hear about challenges ahead for reopening schools

08.06.20 | Bill Price

The issues range from what to do about medically fragile students to potential school outbreaks of COVID to high school sports. John Callahan with the Pennsylvania School Boards Association says districts are taking every precaution they...

NY gym owners rally for right to reopen

08.06.20 | Brandon Dickson

The gathering happening in western New York today.   The owners of 15 fitness clubs in the Buffalo area are hosting outdoor rallies at the same time at one o'clock this afternoon. The rallies are hosted by the New York Fitness...

Many parents in Pennsylvania are looking for online schooling options

08.06.20 | Terry Diener

A spokesperson for the Pennsylvania Coalition of Public Charter Schools, an association representing 12 of the state’s 14 public cyber charter schools says they have been inundated with inquiries about their schools and requests for...

NY's Steuben Coounty has settled a lawsuit involving a transgender inmate

08.06.20 | Brandon Dickson

The county paid Jena Faith, a transgender woman and military veteran, $60,000 after she says she was transferred to the men's facility without warning and was subjected to sexual harassment, abuse, and denial of her prescribed medication. The...

NY Gov Andrew Cuomo takes the reins of the national governors group

08.06.20 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Other state executives have unanimously named New York Governor Andrew Cuomo as chair of the National Governors Association during the virtual 2020 summer meeting this week. The Democratic executive will become the longest-serving governor in...

Dr. Zucker: No stats of nursing home residents who died in hospitals of COVID

08.04.20 | Jeremy Miller

Dr. Howard Zucker says, according to data, 95% of nursing homes already had the virus. He claims the figures show the disease spread through nursing homes through staff and visitors. The Department of Health reports that there were more than...

The Keystone State cracks down on virus prevention efforts in restaurants

08.04.20 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Ag Secretary Russell Redding says new efforts give "health authority" to agricultural assessors in the field.   Inspectors will be checking on mask compliance, capacity and social distancing measures. Most Pennsylvania eateries are...

Gov. Wolf doesn't see how athletes can compete at totally "online" schools

08.04.20 | Terry Diener

In his daily press briefing Monday, Wolf said that schools need to keep everything consistent, including with what goes on in the playing fields, saying that if a school has virtual learning, “it seems hard to justify having in-person...

NYSEG says its preparing its storm response

08.04.20 | Brandon Dickson

The company has geared up for the possibility of power outages prompted by Isaias. NYSEG says over 1,100 employees are ready to assist. Isaias hammered through North Carolina overnight, and rain is coming down today in parts of Pennsylvania and...

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