Buffalo U to bring in former VP and former Sec. of State this fall

08.23.18 | Brandon Dickson

Joe Biden will start the school's distinguished speaker series on October 25th, and Condoleezza Rice will be the final speaker on April 17th.

Republicans seem no closer to finding a replacement for Rep. Collins on the the fall ballot

08.22.18 | Brandon Dickson

GOP leaders in the 27th Congressional District spent 30 minutes with each of the remaining candidates in Batavia, New York Tuesday. Republican political activist Carl Paladino is not bringing a ringing endorsement of the...

FEMA will not be coming to Broome County, NY

08.21.18 | Brandon Dickson

Following speculation, Michael Ponticello with Broome County's emergency services says FEMA does not plan to get involved with flood cleanup at this time. He says that doesn't mean assistance from the agency is out of the question. State and...

Big changes coming to Scranton after the PA predator priest report

08.21.18 | Brandon Dickson

Buildings at the University of Scranton named for three former bishops of the Diocese of Scranton will be renamed, according to the school's president. The grand jury report alleges bishops Jerome Hannan, J. Carroll McCormick, and James Timlin...

Gov. Cuomo signs the first bill to probe prosecutorial misconduct

08.21.18 | Brandon Dickson

The new legislation creates an 11-member commission appointed by the governor, legislature, and New York's chief judge.  The group will probe misconduct claims against New York state district attorneys and their assistants.  

Bishop of Allentown Diocese asks for chance to regain trust of parishioners

08.20.18 | Brandon Dickson

A few of the more than 300 accused predator priests in Pennsylvania's grand jury report were once part of the ministry in Allentown. Reverend Alfred Schlert wrote a piece for the area newspaper stating any new allegations against Allentown...

New challenges emerge as flood waters recede

08.17.18 | Brandon Dickson

Chipperfield Elementary School officials are dealing with mold days before students are slated to return to the classroom. Superintendant Cosmas Curry tells WNEP they await air-quality tests following the cleanup of eight classrooms at the...

One group in NY commits to keeping school kids safe

08.16.18 | Brandon Dickson

Members of a new task force in Onondaga County will focus on things such as student and teacher training and threat assessment. Mental health is also a priority. The group was formed in response to the school massacre in Parkland, Florida that...

Healing victims following the largest review into child abuse in PA's Catholic church

08.16.18 | Brandon Dickson

Abuse expert Kristen Houser tells ABC-27, "It is the documented, systemic failure to protect children by trusted adults that makes this so damaging.  Those are the things that often compound the emotional pain that people have." She says...

NY's governor in hot water for remarks he made about America

08.16.18 | Brandon Dickson

During a speech Wednesday in Manhattan, Governor Andrew Cuomo said, "We're not going to make America great again.  It was never that great." Republican Marc Molinaro is challenging Cuomo in November.  Molinaro has expressed "shock"...

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