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It was a busy day at NY ballot boxes

09.14.18 | Brandon Dickson

Governor Cuomo cruised to victory over actress Cynthia Nixon in the Democratic Primary yesterday with 66 percent of the vote.   Incumbent Kathy Hochul won the Democratic Primary for lietenant governor, and Letitia James has won the...

Sheetz convenience store chain program provides hunger relief

09.14.18 | Terry Diener

In partnership with Feeding America, a national network of 200 food banks, Sheetz has established a company-wide food donation program donating ready-to-eat food items. The Made-to-Share program now operates in Pennsylvania, North Carolina...

The Buffalo Diocese has placed a retired priest on leave

09.14.18 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Diocese leaders decided on the administrative absence following an allegation that a priest abused a 12-year-old girl decades ago. The girl's attorney says his client was abused in the late 1960s, while John Sardina served at a Catholic church...

Help from PA heads south to help hurricane victims

09.14.18 | Brandon Dickson

National Guard troops, helicopters, and other specialists and equipment from Pennsylvania are en route to help with the Florence response and recovery efforts. Governor Wolf says the deployment includes more than 25 guardsmen, six technicians...

It's primary day in the Empire State

09.13.18 | Bob Price

Democratic voters will pick the winner in some key races, including the spirited and sometimes nasty battle between Governor Andrew Cuomo and challenger Cynthia Nixon. Nixon says despite the polls showing her substantially behind, she feels...

More older Pennsylvanians are being hospitalized for heroin overdoses

09.13.18 | Brandon Dickson

According to a report from the commonwealth's Healthcare Cost Containment Council the increase in heroin hospitalizations among adults 55 and older is offset by a decrease in pain medication overdose hospitalizations. Heroin overdose...

GOP officials say they'll try to remove Collins from the ballot this fall

09.13.18 | Brandon Dickson

Erie County Republican Chairmen Nick Langworthy will meet next Tuesday with the 7 other county GOP chairs that make up the 27th Congressional District. Then, they hope to finalize the date when they'll finally decide on a replacement candidate...

PA officials say "Florence" should serve as a reminder to be prepared for any disaster

09.13.18 | Brandon Dickson

PennDOT spokeswoman Fritzi Schreffler says pre-planning is vital, because we can loose power for many reasons. You can access emergency kits and plans by visiting www.ready.pa.gov.    

NY Times: Cuomo offered enticements to bridge builders to finish before Dem. primary

09.12.18 | Brandon Dickson

The newspaper reports that a Thruway Authority official wrote a letter to the contractors in July directing that all work on the eastbound span of the Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge be completed so the bridge could fully open on August...

An invasive bug that feasts on grapes has been found in the Finger Lakes

09.12.18 | Bill Price

Environmental officials have confirmed the discovery of the spotted lanternfly. The recent discovery of the adult insect near Keuka Lake in Penn Yan in Yates County marks the first time the feared pest has been detected in New York state. The...

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