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Clean-up continues today from last week's wicked winds

11.04.19 | Bill Price

In "hard-hit" Buffalo crews have been trying to clear over a hundred trees that had been toppled. Buffalo Public Works Commissioner Mike Finn says crews are working on residential streets today. Jay Bonafede with the American Red Cross says his...

Wicked winds wreaking havoc all across NY and PA

11.01.19 | Bill Price

Jon Hitchcock at the National Weather Service in Buffalo says the highest gust clocked in this storm measured 65-miles-per-hour along near the Buffalo Coast Guard. Over 420,000 power outages in New York and Pennsylvania this morning. A number of...

2-Year-old child from western New York has died from the flu

10.30.19 | Bill Price

It's not known if the toddler was vaccinated or not. Doctors say the virus is hitting early this year, and they're urging folks to get vaccinated as soon as possible. The Monroe County Department of Health says there have been 14 confirmed cases...

NY lawmakers mull over tackle football for children

10.29.19 | Bill Price

There's a public hearing today in New York City to talk about the idea of banning tackle football for anyone under the age of 12. Dick Gallagher with the Greater High School Sports Hall of Fame in western New York says youth football today is...

The $118 million Carrier Dome renovation project in Syracuse is on schedule

10.15.19 | Bill Price

Officials say most of the minor lifting is finished and the big projects are ready to start. The biggest being a new roof. Syracuse University Vice President Pete Sala says the iconic white inflatable roof is scheduled to "come-down" in early...

Double-amputee runner wins "half" Wineglass Marathon in Corning, NY

10.07.19 | Bill Price

New Jersey native Brian Reynolds finished the 13-miles in record time. Alexander Burks won the "full" marathon, and he wasn't even supposed to run it. Burks says he was scheduled to do the "half-race, " but there were not enough bibs, so he did...

Real ID will become the law of the land next year

10.02.19 | Bill Price

All adult passengers flying on domestic commercial flights will need to present a Real ID to pass through security checkpoints and board their planes. But aviation and PennDOT officials say the number of Pennsylvanians with real id has lagged far...

PA bill would allow public schools to post "In God We Trust"

10.01.19 | Bill Price

Republican Representative Cris Dush says the motto is part of our heritage and history. But Democrats say the measure is a government endorsement of religion and violates the separation of church and state. Kevin Boyle, the ranking Democrat on...

NY's Gov. Cuomo orders increase in police patrols at synagogues

09.30.19 | Bill Price

The Jewish holiday Rosh Hashanah started at sundown last evening. Deborah Zeger at Temple Beth El in Rochester says it's important to strike a balance between being "welcoming" and secure. Synagogues are being asked to lock their doors during...

Three-mile island is shutting down

09.20.19 | Bill Price

The clouds of steam that billowed over Three-Mile Island for more than 40 years will slowly begin to fade today. Operations will cease at noon after the state of Pennsylvania refused to step in and help out the cash-strapped plant near...

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