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Adopt-a-Highway turns 30 in Pennsylvania

07.10.19 | Terry Diener

Started in 1990, the program currently has over 4,900 participating groups, more than 100,000 volunteers, and over 10,000 miles of adopted state-maintained roadways. The savings generated by these programs – over $5 million annually that...

Miracle at Niagara as man survives hurtle over the falls

07.10.19 | Brandon Dickson

A man is recovering from non-life-threatening injuries after being swept over the Horseshoe Falls Tuesday.   Cops say they responded to a call of a man in crisis, and when they got to the scene, he climbed the retaining wall, jumped into...

Reaction pours in after Gov. Wolf orders bond issue to help counties pay for voting machines

07.10.19 | Brandon Dickson

It comes after Wolf vetoed a Republican bill that would have eliminated straight-party ticket voting. Jerry Feaser with the Dauphin County Elections and Voter Registration  says he "hopes the General Assembly is able to respond with a...

PA colleges have 1 year to develop online reporting for sexual assault complaints

07.09.19 | Brandon Dickson

Governor Wolf signed the law yesterday that allows for anonymous reporting. Tracey Vitchers with the "It's on Us" campaign says victims typically report assault more quickly when they can report it anonymously online.  

Monroe Co. movement attempts to repeal NY's abortion expansion tonight

07.09.19 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Marla Parsons says one effort to revoke the "Reproductive Health Care Act" started in Putnam County and has spread to the Rochester area. She notes a representative "is willing to draft the resolution and bring it up for a vote if there is...

Parents across PA push for equal custody in cases of parental separation

07.09.19 | Terry Diener

House Bill 1397 would require any judge issuing a ruling other than a 50-50 custody arrangement to have a compelling reason for doing so — including evidence of abuse or neglect against one party. Many have dubbed this fight the...

Charges dismissed against NY man who faced first "Safe Act" conviction

07.09.19 | Brandon Dickson

In 2014, Benjamin Wassell of Silver Creek, was convicted of selling two of his own assault weapons to an undercover investigator. The New York State Supreme Court Appellate Division overturned his conviction back in April.   Monday's...

Summer feeding programs for kids are getting started today across NY

07.08.19 | Jeremy Miller

Syracuse city schools start the Summer Food Summer Fun food service program today with more than 40 sites at city schools, parks, community centers and libraries. Meals are free Monday through Friday to all children up to 18-years-old. The Food...

Plan would freeze some Keystone State seniors' school district property taxes

07.08.19 | Terry Diener

The proposal, introduced as House Bill 1675, now includes the support of 20 Democrats and three Republicans. Sponsors of the measure cited U.S. Census statistics, pointing out 17,000 Pennsylvania seniors bring in no income each month. An...

UNESCO designates Fallingwater as World Heritage site

07.08.19 | Brandon Dickson

The United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization has added Fallingwater and seven other U.S. buildings designed by Wright in the first half of the 20th century to its World Heritage list. Wright designed Fallingwater in 1935...

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