List by Category: New York News

Home Sales Up in New York

07.20.12 | Bob Price

More New Yorkers appear to be selling their homes

Pro Family Group says NY Payraise is a bad idea

07.19.12 | Bob Price

New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms is opposed to a pay raise for state politicians.

Overheated cows produce less Milk

07.19.12 | Bob Price

According to the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, the hot, dry summer is affecting the dairy industry.

Measure meant to warn NY swimmers of Sewage

07.18.12 | Bob Price

Sewage plant operators would have to tell the public when waste overflows into waterways under recently passed legislation meant to keep New York swimmers, boaters and fishermen from inadvertently getting into it.

Upstate NY Group demands Audit before Thruway Toll Hike

07.18.12 | Bob Price

A major state business group is demanding a thorough audit of the state Thruway Authority before it raises tolls by what the authority called a "modest" 45 percent for larger trucks.

Want A Tan? Ask Your Parents If You're Under 17 In NY

07.17.12 | Sarah Harnisch

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed legislation that prohibits access to indoor tanning facilities for kids under 17. Teen tanners will have to get parental permission when the law takes effect in 30 days.  Rachel from Albany, tells ...

Heat Prompts 3-Month Burn Ban In NY

07.17.12 | Sarah Harnisch

The dry, hot weather has prompted New York state to issue a burn ban, from now through October 10th. The state has only recieved 25 percent of its rainfall so far this season, and the risk of a wildfire is too great. Pennsylvania does not have a ...

Heat Is On Again... In New York and Pennsylvania

07.16.12 | Sarah Harnisch

We could be breaking more heat records this week in New York and Pennsylvania. The first half of July was just a warm-up. Tuesday's high could hit 95. The record for July 17th in Rochester was 95, set in 1900. The National Weather Service says so ...

Insurance Company Says It Won't Cover Businesses Or People Who Hydrofrack

07.13.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company has become the first insurer in the nation that won't cover damage related to natural gas drilling. The company said its personal and commercial policies were "not designed" to cover damage related to ...

NY Police Officers Issue 4 Times More Tickets This Year... To Texters

07.13.12 | Sarah Harnisch

New York State's strict law on texting while driving seems to be working. Governor Andrew Cuomo said Thursday that since the law took effect on July 12th last year, there have been four times as many tickets issued for texting while driving ...

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