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The Niagara Falls Water Board shows off improvements

07.24.18 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Earlier this year, the board received $20 million to upgrade wastewater facilities. Last year, the board made national headlines following several leaks of "black sludge" into the Niagara River during peak tourism.  

PA's health insurance market is improving

07.24.18 | Terry Diener

With health insurers offering individual market policies for 2019 with an average statewide rate increase of less than 1 percent. The Pennsylvania Department of Insurance also said Monday that customers in 31 of 67 counties will see more...

Pitt freezes tuition for in-state residents

07.23.18 | Brandon Dickson

For the first time in 43 years, the University of Pitt is freezing tuition for in-state residents. Penn state froze in-state tuition for the first time in 49 years for the 2014-15 academic year, but then raised it every year since until adopting...

2 Arrested in drowning of 6-year-old near Rochester

07.23.18 | Brandon Dickson

Aliyah Williams drowned in the Erie Canal Thursday in Greece, New York. Police have charged her cousin, 23-year-old Tyler Kanaley, and 25-year-old Laura McCasland with endangering the welfare of a child as well as drug charges. Greece Police...

VP Pence will be making a Keystone State visit today

07.23.18 | Brandon Dickson

The White House says the vice president will visit Philadelphia. While in the City of Brotherly Love, the VP will deliver keynote remarks at a "Tax Cuts to Put America First" event.

New York state has launched new steps to fight financial hardships

07.23.18 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

A $25 million state program will address poverty in multiple communities around the Empire State. Three initiatives will focus on training low-income Albany residents for jobs with an emphasis on veterans and former inmates. Last week, the...

PA coffee shop offers people recovering from opioid addiction a fresh start

07.20.18 | Terry Diener

Hope & Coffee began serving customers Thursday morning in Tamaqua, a small coal-region town in Schuylkill County. People in recovery renovated the 1865 Victorian home, built the coffee bar, supply the beans and serve as the nonprofit coffee...

PA House chairmen call on AG's office to probe unauthorized website changes

07.20.18 | Brandon Dickson

The House Republican committee chairmen say changes were made to the site that fields requests for birth and death records. They asked the agency Thursday to ensure personal information wasn't breached. State officials said last week they shut...

Police in Geneseo, NY say David Clyde Morgan remains on the loose after pulling a gun on an officer

07.20.18 | Brandon Dickson

Sheriff Tom Dougherty urges residents to "continue to live life" while keeping doors locked. Police continue the hunt for the suspect. 49-year-old Morgan, who pleaded guilty to drug conspiracy in 2002 and was released from federal prison in...

Man charged with murdering an aide to Gov. Cuomo has been convicted of manslaughter

07.20.18 | Brandon Dickson

Kenny Bazile was found guilty Thursday in the 2015 shooting death of Carey Gabay, who got caught in the middle of a gang-related gun battle before a parade in Brooklyn. Bazile was acquitted of murder charges Gabay was deputy counsel of the...

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