Category Archives: Southern Tier

  • APNewsBreak: Commish: 1 women’s hockey league ‘inevitable’

    APNewsBreak: Commish: 1 women’s hockey league ‘inevitable’ National Women’s Hockey League Commissioner Dani Rylan tells The Associated Press she believes the likelihood of a single North American women’s professional hockey league is “inevitable.” It is believed to be the first time Rylan has publicly suggested the inevitability of forming…

  • Heitkamp: Staffer out after ad that named victims

    Heitkamp: Staffer out after ad that named victims BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Sen. Heidi Heitkamp says a staff member who helped gather names for a newspaper ad that identified some victims of sexual abuse without their permission is no longer with her campaign. Heitkamp tells KFYR-TV that she is…

  • Unusually wet summer squashes Maryland pumpkin crop

    Unusually wet summer squashes Maryland pumpkin crop PARKVILLE, Md. (AP) — Maryland farmers say an unusually wet summer has largely drowned this fall’s pumpkin crop. The Baltimore Sun reports soils have remained saturated since the beginning of growing season. Steve Weber of Weber’s Cider Mill Farm in Parkville says…

  • The Latest: Priest pleads guilty in child sex abuse case

    The Latest: Priest pleads guilty in child sex abuse case BROOKVILLE, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on a Catholic priest pleading guilty to child sexual abuse charges (all times local): 10:40 a.m. A former priest in the Erie Diocese is admitting that he committed sexual abuse of children, pleading…

  • State seeks bids to redevelop Thruway’s 27 service areas

    State seeks bids to redevelop Thruway’s 27 service areas ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state is seeking bids for redeveloping the more than two dozen service areas along the 570-mile Thruway system. The Thruway Authority on Tuesday announced that has issued a request for proposals to make improvements…

  • Trump starts leaving postal union in latest anti-China move

    Trump starts leaving postal union in latest anti-China move WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is initiating the process of leaving the Universal Post Union, which sets flat rates for international postage. That’s according to two administration officials who spoke on the condition of anonymity because they weren’t authorized…

  • 2 Florida ex-officers get prison for framing black teenager

    2 Florida ex-officers get prison for framing black teenager MIAMI (AP) — Two former police officers in Florida will serve a year in federal prison for framing a black teenager for burglaries he did not commit. Court records show ex-Biscayne Park officers Charlie Dayoub and Raul Fernandez were sentenced…

  • Hillary Clinton seemingly unharmed in car crash

    Hillary Clinton seemingly unharmed in car crash JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Hillary Clinton was seemingly unharmed when the Secret Service vehicle she was riding in was involved in a crash. The former secretary of state and first lady was headed to a fundraiser for Democratic U.S. Sen. Bob…

  • US regulators lift strict oversight of Prudential

    US regulators lift strict oversight of Prudential WASHINGTON (AP) — A group of federal regulators has lifted the strict government oversight imposed on big insurer Prudential Financial Inc. It was the last financial company still carrying the label that subjected it to special restrictions stemming from the 2008 financial…

  • STEAMfest 2018 teaches kids about STEAM careers

    STEAMfest 2018 teaches kids about STEAM careers You can build a robot, make a fidget spinner out of recycled plastic bottles, listen to plants make music and so much more at STEAMfest 2018. STEAM stands for science, tech, engineering, arts/agriculture, and math. This event features a huge variety of fun,…