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SRO Productions Presents Sondheim’s ‘Into the Woods’
January 15, 2018, 4:29 pm | Source
Cinderella, Jack and his cow, Rapunzel, Little Red Riding Hood, and a Baker and his Wife find "happily ever after". Then Act II happens.

Arts Roundup: John Flynn in Oxford, Dar Williams in Ithaca and More!
January 12, 2018, 3:09 am | Source
Looking for something to do this weekend?

PA Governor Declares Opioid Crisis ‘Disaster Emergency,’ Waiving Regulations
January 11, 2018, 2:44 pm | Source
  HARRISBURG (WSKG) -- Governor Tom Wolf has declared Pennsylvania's opioid addiction epidemic a "disaster emergency." Usually, that designation is reserved for things like floods or hurricanes. This is the first time a Pennsylvania governor has used it for a health issue. The move is designed to let the state cut through red tape to […]

Federal Judges Uphold PA’s Congressional Map In Gerrymandering Case
January 11, 2018, 2:40 pm | Source
  KEYSTONE CROSSROADS - A panel of federal judges upheld Pennsylvania’s congressional district map as constitutional in a 2-1 split decision on Wednesday. In the majority decision, Chief Judge D. Brooks Smith ruled that the plaintiffs’ claim is a political question inappropriate for the courts. “The structural change Plaintiffs seek must come from the political […]

Redistricting Reformers Make Last Ditch Arguments Ahead of PA Supreme Court Proceedings
January 11, 2018, 2:36 pm | Source
  KEYSTONE CROSSROADS - Next week, the state Supreme Court will hear a lawsuit claiming Pennsylvania’s congressional map is an unconstitutional partisan gerrymander. Top state Democrats chimed in Wednesday in an attempt to sway the court in favor of the plaintiffs. In a press conference held in the capitol, Lt. Gov. Mike Stack offered an alternative […]

Economist: Region On A Positive Path, Despite Potential Roadblocks
January 11, 2018, 1:30 pm | Source
SYRACUSE (WRVO) - Economic forecasters expect central New York to continue the slow but steady growth seen in the past few years. While that growth should continue, there are potential roadblocks keeping the region from reaching the robust growth found in other parts of the country. M&T Bank Regional Economist Gary Keith says the future […]

Proposed Waste-To-Energy Trash Incinerator Causing Stir In Finger Lakes
January 11, 2018, 1:21 pm | Source
SYRACUSE (WRVO) - A proposed incinerator in Seneca County that could turn trash into electricity is drawing some criticism from the community. The Rochester-based Circular enerG wants to build the 48-acre facility on part of the now empty Seneca Army Depot in Romulus, a Finger Lakes town between Seneca and Cayuga lakes. It would burn solid […]

Live Stream of Trump-Norway Press Conference
January 10, 2018, 7:40 pm | Source
President Trump is holding a joint press conference with Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg at the White House. Live stream will begin at 3:20pm ET

Local Governments Appreciate Shared Services Support, But Want State Help With Unfunded Mandates
January 10, 2018, 6:43 pm | Source
Part of Governor Cuomo’s State of the State address last week was an expansion of his shared services plan. That’s a push by the state to get local governments to be more efficient to ease property tax burden. Cuomo said property taxes have been a major burden on taxpayers for a long time, but a […]

PA Governor Set To Declare Opioid Epidemic A Disaster Emergency
January 10, 2018, 1:09 pm | Source
Governor Tom Wolf is expected today to declare the heroin and opioid crisis in Pennsylvania a statewide emergency. He will use his authority to proclaim a disaster emergency, which is is normally reserved for cleanup and relief efforts after natural disasters or storms. READ FULL STORY HERE.

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