Traci Taylor is a 25-year broadcast veteran who is the Director of Digital and Radio Content for Townsquare Media and has called the Southern Tier home for the last decade. If it's happening in the Upstate New York region, Traci has her pulse on it and is sharing the story with you!
New York State Announces Another Mandatory Screening for Newborns
The New York State Department of Health has announced that effective immediately, newborns in the state will have to undergo yet another mandatory screening at birth.
Federal Government To Test Emergency Alert System in New York
FEMA and the FCC will test the National Emergency Alert System on October 4. You'll hear tones go off on your phone, radio, and TV. There's no need to panic!
Inflation Hits New York State Girl Scout Cookies
Nothing is safe from inflation – not even Girl Scout cookies and New Yorkers are bumming about that.
What Are the Requirements for Amber Alert in New York?
When a child is abducted in New York, law enforcement must follow certain criteria before sounding the alarm with an AMBER Alert. This is the criteria.
Alleged Kidnapper of Upstate New York’s Charlotte Sena Arraigned
The person suspected to have kidnapped 9-year-old Charlotte Sena from an Upstate New York State Park has been identified and the man has been arraigned.
New York State Bans Use of Facial Recognition in Schools
In a move that prioritizes student privacy and addresses concerns over potential risks and biases, NYS has banned facial recognition technology in schools.
Upstate New York Hunter Ticketed for Bear Baiting With Macaroni
An Upstate New York hunter has been ticketed for illegally baiting a bear - with cooked macaroni.
Hochul Hopes To Introduce More New Yorkers To Heat Pumps
Governor Hochul is on a mission to kick fossil fuels to the curb and introduce New Yorkers to heat pumps.
How To Safely Get Rid of a Mirror in New York
Mirrors are great, but what do you do when you need to get rid of one in New York? Are there "rules" that need to be followed?
New York State Invests $55 Million To Take Down Car Thieves
Responding to an alarming rise in car thefts throughout all of New York, Governor Kathy Hochul introduced a comprehensive plan aimed at fighting back.