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Cold Front Sweeps Through NY/PA

01.05.15 | FL News Team

With the gusting 50-60mph winds this morning comes a blast of dangerously cold weather. The twin tiers won't see temperatures much above 25 today, with readings in the single digits over night. Thursday will be especially frigid, with temperatures ...

New NY Law Requires Electrontic Recycling

12.31.14 | FL News Team

On January 1, 2015 a New York State law will make it illegal to throw electronics in the trash. It's the last potion of the state's Electronic Equipment Recycling and Reuse law to take effect. Regional Computer Recycling & Recovery, RCR&R, ...

Snowy New Year's Eve Conditions Expected for Western NY

12.31.14 | FL News Team

A Lake Effect Snow Watch has been issued for Erie, Wyoming and Genesee counties from Wednesday afternoon through early Friday morning.Blowing and drifting of snow will be a major concern during this time resulting in hazardous travel and reduce ...

NY to Reimburse Lost Wages From Nov Snow Storm

12.30.14 | FL News Team

Now that the federal government has officially declared the November snowstorm a disaster, state officials say that those who missed one to four days of work may be eligible for reimbursement. This is a change from the normal weather protocol, in ...

NY Lawmakers Consider $5B Windfall Spending

12.29.14 | FL News Team

Lawmakers returning to Albany in January are expected to focus on financial matters such as how to spend New York's $5 billion bank settlements windfall. Legislative leaders and Governor Cuomo are considering using the $5 billion from bank ...

NY to Ban Fracking

12.18.14 | FL News Team

Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Wednesday that the Empire State will ban hydraulic fracturing, after a long-awaited report concluded that the oil and gas extraction method poses health risks.An order will be issued early next year banning the ...

Report Suggests NY Votes on Fracking Resolutions Skewed

12.17.14 | FL News Team

A reform group studied votes taken by local governments across the state on whether to allow hydro-fracking, and found numerous potential conflicts of interest that they say could have tainted the outcome of the votes. The New York Public Interest ...

New Federal Budget Could Defund Common-Core Roll-Out Program

12.15.14 | FL News Team

The $1.1 Trillion dollar budget approved by the House and and awaiting approval by the Senate, would cut funding for the Race to the Top Program. It's responsible for urging states to adopt a common core curriculum. New York is among 43 states that ...

New York Health Insurance Deadline Extended

12.15.14 | FL News Team

New Yorkers now have until December 20th, Saturday, to enroll in the state's healthcare exchange. That deadline was originally today, but was bumped because of the snow storm in November. To apply or renew coverage with the New York State of Health ...

NY Senate Dems Call for Special Prosecutor in Police Death Cases

12.11.14 | FL News Team

Following the death of Eric Garner and Mike Brown, there are growing calls in Albany for a special prosecutor to investigate police encounters with unarmed citizens that end in the death of the person. Now, the leader of the Senate Democrats has a ...

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