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The coronavirus forces Corning, Inc. to cut jobs

03.24.20 | Brandon Dickson

At least 367 union employees, as well as an unknown number of non-union employees, have been laid off by Corning. The cuts reportedly include employees at the company headquarters, the Sullivan Park location, and at the Corning Museum of...

Don't plan a trip to the DMV in New York

03.23.20 | Brandon Dickson

The Department of Motor Vehicles has suspended services across the state. All state and county run offices will be closed and road tests are suspended. Expiration dates have been extended and people may still renew ID's online. The extension...

Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney issues "stay-at-home" order

03.23.20 | Brandon Dickson

Mayor Kenney's aim is to keep Philadelphia's 1.6 million people from leaving home except to get food, seek medical attention, exercise outdoors, go to an essential job, or other important errands that involve personal and public safety...

Dick's Sporting Goods pulls guns from additional 440 shops

03.11.20 | Brandon Dickson

In March 2019, Dick's stopped selling guns and ammunition at 125 of its locations. Tuesday's announcement is part of Dick's effort to remove guns from its stores following the 2018 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in...

Gov. Cuomo has deployed the National Guard to New Rochelle, NY

03.11.20 | Brandon Dickson

New Rochelle is a New York City suburb and Covid-19 hot spot. Governor Cuomo says the region is likely the largest "cluster" of coronavirus cases in the U.S.   He's says the state is closing schools, houses of worship, and large gathering...

Riding the "Joe-mentum"

03.11.20 | Brandon Dickson

Joe Biden is closing in on the Democratic nomination after another terrific Tuesday. The former vice president is projected as the winner of primaries in Michigan, Missouri, Idaho, and Mississippi. Speaking in Philadelphia, he reached out to...

Confirmed coronavirus cases in PA rises to 10

03.10.20 | Brandon Dickson

Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine says more cases are expected. Governor Tom Wolf advises everyone to stay home from school or work if your are sick.  To keep from getting sick, health officials urge thorough hand washing, coughing into a...

New York is now U.S. epicenter for coronavirus

03.10.20 | Brandon Dickson

The Empire State has more than 140 confirmed cases, the most in the country. In an effort to keep up with demand for hand sanitizer, Governor Cuomo says the state will make its own. The plan is to make 100,000 gallons of it a week. Cuomo has...

Study abroad students return to New York state

03.09.20 | Brandon Dickson

Several of the 73 students who returned Saturday from Italy are being quarantined at SUNY Brockport. None of the students have tested positive for Covid-19, and they will be in confinement for 14 days as a precaution. The students will be...

U.S. House passes $8 billion dollar funding bill to fight coronavirus

03.05.20 | Brandon Dickson

Covid-19 has now claimed 11 lives in the U.S. The measure heads next to the senate, which is expected to take up the legislation by the end of the week and send it to President Trump. Meanwhile, New York now has 11 confirmed cases of...

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