List by Category: New York News

DEC May Let Towns Decide For Themselves If They Want To Allow Gas Drilling

04.27.12 | Sarah Harnisch

There are nearly a hundred towns across upstate New York that have banned hydraulic fracturing, the process used in extracting natural gas from the Marcellus Shale. On Thursday, the head of the D.E.C. signaled he may allow each town to decide for ...

Senator wants Goose Kills near NY Airport

04.26.12 | Bob Price

The problem of birds living near some of the nation's busiest airports is coming under renewed scrutiny after two emergency landings in a week and more than three years after the famous ditching of a jetliner in the Hudson River.

NY Governor Cuomo Uses His Teen Daughters To Talk Texting And Driving

04.25.12 | Sarah Harnisch

65,081 drivers. That's how many people have been ticketed for talking on a cell phone while driving in New York since January 1st. Governor Andrew Cuomo held a press conference yesterday with the details of the new law operation hang up. He said he ...

First Lego Store To Open In Upstate NY

04.25.12 | Sarah Harnisch

If you are a Lego fanatic, there's a new store opening in New York. In fact, it's the first Lego store in all of upstate New York. This weekend, April 27th to 29th, the store will open in Victor, in Eastview Mall, near Rochester. The company, based ...

5 States Vote In Primaries Today

04.24.12 | Jeremy Miller

It's primary day and voters are heading to the polls in New York, Pennsylvania and three other states. Only Republicans are voting in New York's Presidential primary, but Republicans and Democrats are voting in multiple races in Pennsylvania. ...

April Showers....And Then Some!

04.23.12 | Jeremy Miller

The calendar says Spring, but it looks like Winter isn't quite finished with the Northeast.  Forecasters say a potentially destructive storm is blasting the region with heavy snow and strong winds.  Meteorologist Gary Best says this ...

NY Gas Stations Under The Microscope

04.20.12 | Jeremy Miller

A New York state lawmaker is taking aim at gas stations that charge more for plastic.  State Senator Lee Zeldin says customers deserve to be warned before they pull up at a pump if the price is significantly higher for credit.  Zeldin ...

Dick Clark Had Upstate NY Roots

04.19.12 | Jeremy Miller

Entertainment icon Dick Clark passed away yesterday at the age of 82. A statement from his family confirms that Clark succumbed to a massive heart attack and efforts to resuscitate him were not successful. The producer, host and entertainer, who ...

New York Offers Incentives to Volunteers

04.19.12 | Jeremy Miller

Proposed legislation aims to keep New York's volunteer firefighters and emergency medical technicians by offering more perks to join their ranks and help local towns support their hometown heroes by preventing potential for future property tax ...

NY Farmers Fight Against New Labor Regulations

04.18.12 | Jeremy Miller

Many farmers throughout New York State are trying to block new federal labor regulations, which they say threaten the future of family farms. The U.S. Department of Labor issued new guidelines governing the employment of 14 and 15 year olds. The ...

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