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NY landmarks being lit in LGBT colors this week

06.27.19 | Bob Price

The spire of One World Trade Center, the Mid-Hudson Bridge, the SUNY Central Administration Building, and the State Fair Exposition Center will shine in colors of the pink and blue transgender flag today and tomorrow and rainbow colors of the...

NY native back in Batavia after receivng Medal of Honor from Pres. Trump

06.26.19 | Brandon Dickson

Former Army Staff Sgt. David Bellavia is the first living Iraq War veteran to receive the nation's highest military honor.   Bellavia helped his platoon escape fire in Fallujah in November 2004 and killed at least four insurgents.  

A snowy day may not translate into a day away from schoolwork in PA

06.26.19 | Terry Diener

Pennsylvania’s schools soon may be allowed to give out school assignments students can do at home on days when school buildings are closed due to heavy snowfall or other issues. State lawmakers have approved a bill that would allow school...

"Queen City" Buffalo is the "king" of bad drivers

06.26.19 | Brandon Dickson

Buffalo is home to the worst drivers in the Empire State, according to a new Allstate report; ranking worse than Manhattan drivers. The Queen City also came in at 148th safest among 200 U.S. cities studied. The silver lining in that Buffalo...

The chair of PA's Republican Party has stepped down

06.26.19 | Bob Price

This comes following a report that he had traded sexual text messages with a Philadelphia City Council candidate and also sent her an explicit photo. But, Val DiGiorgio denied the allegations and says his "resignation should in no way be...

NY's Generl Assembly votes to name bridge in memory of Trooper N. Clark

06.26.19 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

The approved measure will designate a portion of Interstate-86 in Steuben County as the "Trooper Nicholas F. Clark Memorial Bridge." The bill now awaits the signature of Governor Cuomo. 29-year-old Clark was killed while on duty in Erwin nearly...

Plan to protect Pennsylvanians against pyramid schemes passes House

06.26.19 | Brandon Dickson

The unanimously passed bill amends the unfair trade practices and consumer protection law and highlights the distinction between direct-sale companies with a pyramid-like structure and "fly-by-night" operators attempting to rip off the public...

A war hero from western NY will make military history today

06.25.19 | Bob Price

Former Army Sergeant David Bellavia of Buffalo will receive the Medal of Honor from President Trump this afternoon. Bellavia will become the first "living" veteran of the Iraq War to receive such an award. He says he does not want to continue...

Stud. test scores may play smaller role in how PA teachers are graded

06.25.19 | Brandon Dickson

The state senate is set to vote on legislation that will de-emphasize student test performance in evaluating public school teachers and principals. Instead, the bill would increase the weight classroom observations carry in those job...

Oswego, NY's mayor calls for IJC to cancel its "Plan 2014"

06.25.19 | Brandon Dickson

This, as the region is seeing some of the worst flooding in recent memory. Mayor Bill Barlow says the International Joint Commission's plan is to blame for recent flooding. The commission blames excessive rain for the flooding. But, Barlow...

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