SYRACUSE, NY (WRVO) – As central New York deals with a higher than average suicide rate, a prevention program is providing hope for the future. The Psychiatry High Risk Program at Upstate University Hospital in Syracuse focuses on youth and young adults at high risk for suicide, and has started out with extraordinary results.
ALBANY, NY (WSKG) – The state Senate races are among the closest contests in New York on Nov. 6. Democrats need just one seat to take the majority away from Republicans. Spending on the races is growing intense, and accusations are flying.
HARRISBURG, PA (WSKG) – With under a month until the general election, Democratic Governor Tom Wolf and his Republican challenger Scott Wagner appear to be locked in an uneven contest. Their latest financial disclosures show Wolf with $8.9 million on hand to Wagner’s $1.8 million. The incumbent is also leading by almost 17 points in an average of recent independent polls. And the candidates’ divergent campaign styles are reflecting that divide. It was, perhaps, never more clear than on a recent Friday morning, when a shaky, live video went up on Scott Wagner’s campaign Facebook page.
STATE IMPACT PENNSYLVANIA — Remember the $12.6 million penalty on Sunoco for dozens of permit violations during construction of the Mariner East 2 pipeline? The Department of Environmental Protection said at the time it would turn that penalty into grants for projects related to water quality, watershed restoration and stormwater management. The DEP just put out a list of where that money is going.
Baker Victory Services in Lackawanna is using ‘groundbreaking’ treatment for children with duel diagnosed behavioral and medical challenges. WBFO’s senior reporter Eileen Buckley tells us this is a ‘first of its kind’ program in New York State.