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Low-risk fall sports in the Empire State can start practices Monday

09.17.20 | Brandon Dickson

Those include cross country, field hockey, golf, gymnastics, soccer, girls swimming, and girls tennis. However, each district and league can make their own decisions on which sports can start. Competitive cheerleading, football, and volleyball...

GOP House members pressure Gov. Wolf to allow schools to make sports calls

09.17.20 | Bob Price

Representative Mike Reese, says it makes sense for local officials, committed to public safety, to make the decisions. Governor Wolf has vowed to veto legislation that passed both houses of the general assembly. The measure returns control to...

Christian leader says racial reconcil. will not happen by firing Rochester officials

09.17.20 | Brandon Dickson

Rev. Lewis Stewart with United Christian Leadership Ministries says it's time to look for pro-active solutions. It's been two weeks since the police body cam video of Daniel Prude's arrest went public. Since then, it's been non-stop protesting...

PA voters will soon issue verdict on legislature's response to the pandemic

09.14.20 | Terry Diener

The answer will either extend the gains Democrats made two years ago or further tighten the longstanding Republican grip on both chambers     The GOP-majority General Assembly has been in hybrid mode this year...

A Watkins Glen group will host a "Pops with Cops" event

09.14.20 | Brandon Dickson

The meet-and-greet will be held September 26th at the Watkins Glen State Park entrance from noon to 3 p.m. Ice pops and stickers will be given away. The free event will let people look at patrol vehicles and even play with the lights on the...

A ballot delay puts a "hold" on early voting today in PA

09.14.20 | Brandon Dickson

None of the commonwealth's 67 counties are able to send out ballots due to a slew of lawsuits and legal questions surrounding mail-in voting. Tioga County Elections Director Penny Whipple says regardless, they will get ballots out as soon as...

COVID concerns cause the cancellation of fall HS sports in the Southern Tier

09.14.20 | Brandon Dickson

The region's athletic conference is postponing all league play until January 4th, 2021. This impacts Corning, Elmira, Horseheads, Ithaca, Owego, and several Binghamton-area districts. STAC says it'll follow the condensed winter, fall, and...

The chief of police in Rochester has resigned

09.09.20 | Brandon Dickson

La'Ron Singletary, along with his entire command staff, have retired amid the protests over Daniel Prude's death. Mayor Lovely Warren says Singletary will serve the department through the end of September. Warren insists she will work with...

PA's Senate has approved legislation to expand broadband access

09.09.20 | Bob Price

This bill establishes a grant program to extend broadband services in under-served areas. Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman says, given the greater need for distance learning during this pandemic, it's time to bridge the digital divide. The...

Pennsylvania still on track to send money to eligible unemployed workers

09.09.20 | Brandon Dickson

The extra $300 a week will begin September 14th. Jerry Oleksiak, secretary for the PA Department of Labor and Industry says the funds are currently retroactive from August 1 through August 29th. The program runs through December, or until...

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