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Impact fees are "welling up" for natural gas companies that failed to pay in PA

01.04.19 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

The dispute, adding up to millions of dollars in tariffs, is centered on "stripper wells" that are exempt from fees. Drillers had argued for a more expansive definition of the aging wells, but the state Supreme Court disagreed. An industry...

An Ithaca police chief is credited with saving a man’s life

01.04.19 | Brandon Dickson

Cops say Chief Pete Tyler arrived to the scene Thursday afternoon before state troopers, and then performed life saving measures on the 54-year-old man injured in the crash. As of last night, the man was in critical condition at Upstate Medical...

A bevy of issues expected to be addressed this legislative session in PA

01.04.19 | Brandon Dickson

Among the issues is minimum wage. Democratic Representative Patty Kim says she plans to reintroduce a bill that would raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour. Meanwhile, the top priority for Democratic Representative Mark Rozzi is legislation to...

Brock's birthday bash with a cause

01.04.19 | Brandon Dickson

Brock Yarne was surprised with a celebration for his 21st birthday last night in Corning, New York. Brock, who was born with cerebral palsy, has inspired many across the community, including his mother. She says she's so proud of him for...

Penn State wants to trademark the term "Happy Valley"

01.03.19 | Brandon Dickson

"Happy Valley"refers to the school's setting in the mountains of central Pennsylvania. The university applied for the trademark last month and says it wants to consult with local government and business leaders about its use. The Centre Daily...

The Buffalo Police Department has published its body camera policy

01.03.19 | Famiy Life News Team

Officers will begin wearing the devices in a couple of weeks. But, there are certain situations where they won't be required to turn them on--such as if they're in a hospital. An officer caught breaking protocol could face discipline, and...

PA residents who itemized charitable giving on fed. income tax forms gave on avg. over $5K in 2016

01.03.19 | Terry Diener

That amount was the 39th highest in the Tax Foundation’s ranking of the 50 states and the District of Columbia. The analysis shows charitable deductions taken in 2016 in Pennsylvania numbered 1.4 million, amounting to a total of $7.3...

Cuomo endorses "best case" Democratic candidate for 2020 presidential election

01.03.19 | Brandon Dickson

The New York governor says former vice president and Scranton-native Joe Biden is the best of the Democratic candidates considering a 2020 presidential run. Cuomo, who is a long-time friend of Biden's, has also been rumored to run, but has ruled...

New college savings accounts in Pennsylvania

01.02.19 | Brandon Dickson

Babies born in the state or adopted by Pennsylvania residents this year will automatically receive a college savings account that has $100 deposited into it. The Keystone Scholars program is intended to provide seed money to encourage families...

NY AG Letitia James promises to crack down on officials who break public trust

01.02.19 | Brandon Dickson

James made that vow during a speech on Ellis Island last night. The former New York City public advocate is the state's first black attorney general and the first woman elected to the position.  

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