Shutdowns take effect today in the greater-Buffalo area

11.20.20 | Brandon Dickson

This week, Governor Cuomo designated parts of Erie County as an "orange" zone. All non-essential, high-risk businesses and schools are closed because of the pandemic. Limits are also being put on indoor and outdoor gatherings. Erie County...

Are Pennsylvania's new COVID mitigation efforts gov't overreach?

11.19.20 | Bob Price

Pennsylvania Rep. Clint Owlett says he's unsure of how authorities will "enforce" the new indoor mask mandate. Owlett tells Family Life the area inside our homes is a "sacred space." The lawmaker's district includes Tioga County where the COVID...

Gov. says the Buffalo area has moved from the yellow to orange zone

11.19.20 | Brandon Dickson

The "orange" cluster zone means gyms, barber-shops, and schools must close. Houses of worship are capped at 25 people, and mass gatherings will be limited to 10 people. The governor says the region has failed to grasp the realities of the...

Leaders react to Cuomo's comment on churches as COVID "super spreaders"

11.19.20 | Bill Price

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has said houses of worship were also being treated "more favorably" than other gatherings across the country. Pastor Robert Jeffress at the First Baptist Church in Dallas says "there's something unconstitutional...

PA's high court will take up Pres. Trump's challenge to more than 8K Philly ballots

11.19.20 | Family Life News Team

At question is whether state law requires counties to disqualify mail-in or absentee ballots where a voter didn't write certain information, including the date. The Daily Signal's Fred Lucas says the state's high court has already "basically...

Sen. Bob Casey shoots down rumors of 2022 gubanitorial plans

11.12.20 | Terry Diener

During an interview with the Washington Post, Casey said he’s happy with the work he is doing in the Senate.   Casey's father, Bob Casey Sr., was previously governor of Pennsylvania, which has sparked speculation that the...

PA's new auditor general makes history

11.12.20 | Brandon Dickson

Auditor general-elect Tim DeFoor is the first person of color elected to a statewide row office. The Republican says he's humbled at the race results, and thankful to others that have paved the way in the past. State Republicans did well this...

NY implements new restrictions as 2nd COVID wave sweeps the nation

11.12.20 | Brandon Dickson

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo says everyone will feel the effect of the mitigation measures. Restaurants and gyms in the Empire State must close their doors daily at 10pm daily starting tomorrow, Nov. 13. Gatherings at private homes will be...

The Rumble Ponies are staying in Binghamton

11.11.20 | Brandon Dickson

New York Mets owner Steve Cohen says the franchise will be in St. Lucie, Brooklyn, Syracuse and Binghamton. Rumble Ponies owner John Hughes says the Mets want to be in Upstate New York. Just a year ago, the Rumble Ponies were in jeopardy of...

Focusing on the flu in PA

11.11.20 | Family Life News Team

Pennsylvania Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine has announced the first flu death of the season in the Keystone State. Levine is, again, encouraging residents to get a flu vaccine.  

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