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Filters help water in Hoosick Falls

03.14.16 | Bob Price

The water in Hoosick Falls is getting better after special filters were installed to screen out the dangerous chemical, PFOA.Governor Cuomo at a press conference Sunday said "Today is good news."   Hoosick Falls is in Rensallear County, and...

A stalled medical marijuana bill could soon pass the Pennsylvania House

03.14.16 | Bob Price

Lawmakers are poised to act this week on Senate Bill 3 that would pave the way for Cannabis legalization in the Keystone State. About 20 states, including New York have medical marijuana laws. Opponents argue the "science" behind medical...

Pennsylvania House Republicans are calling on Governor Wolf to release education funds in order to prevent the closure of public schools

03.14.16 | Bob Price

Dr. Ralph Kerr with the Teaching and Learning Institute says the threat of school closures might incentivize some deal-making.Governor Wolf has called for historic tax increases to pay for his budget proposal.Some schools say barring a deal, they...

DiGiorno Pizzas and Stouffer's Lasagna recalled

03.11.16 | Sarah Harnisch

Nestle is recalling some of its frozen food products because of concerns they might contain glass pieces.  The company, which makes DiGiorno Pizza, Lean Cuisine, and Stouffer's--sold in New York and Pennsylvania--says they believe the glass...

Rallies are planned today New York by not-for-profit agencies serving people with developmental disabilities

03.11.16 | Sarah Harnisch

Not-for-profit agencies serving people with developmental disabilities will host rallies in Rochester, Buffalo, Long Island and New York City today. The groups banded together to promote Governor Cuomo's $15 an hour minimum wage. They are asking...

A group of Girl Scouts have a Titanic-sized idea to sell cookies in New York

03.11.16 | Sarah Harnisch

They created a poster using Leonardo Dicaprio's face at a stand downstate. It read "This is Leo.  Leo won an Oscar.  Leo bought Girl Scout cookies at the awards. Be like Leo.  Buy Girl Scout cookies." Dicaprio did actually buy...

A plan is in the works to reduce the wait time at the Peace Bridge that links the U.S. to Canada north of Buffalo

03.10.16 |

Western New York Congressman Brian Higgins says a pilot project will fast-track the inspection process of cargo crossing over the iconic span. Congressman Brian Higgins says President Obama and Prime Minister Trudeau will talk about...

Pennsylvania's Auditor General is urging the General Assembly to pass medical marijuana legislation

03.10.16 |

          Eugene Depasquale says drug reforms are needed to cut down on prison costs. He claims the imprisonment of nonviolent marijuana offenders costs the Commonwealth $2.5 million a...

Five are dead after a shooting spree in a Pittsburgh-area neighborhood

03.10.16 |

Two gunmen ambushed a backyard party in Wilkensburg, PA.  The men opened fire on a crowd of people. Allegheny Police said ballistic evidence on the scene leads investigators to believe that two different weapons were fired from two...

Prisoner flees briefly in Wyoming County, New York

03.10.16 |

          33-year-old, Brad Rovito, an inmate at the Wyoming County Correctional Facility was receiving medical treatment at a hospital in Warsaw when he fled from...

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