List by Category: New York News

NY Watches Molly Huddle Today In the Olympics

08.10.12 | Sarah Harnisch

All eyes will be on the Olympic track in London today as Elmira's Molly Huddle races in the 5-thousand meter final. Her race, set for 3:05 this afternoon. Her qualifying time was the 8th fastest among the 15 finalists for today's race. On Thursday, ...

Bears Are Surviving The Drought By Visiting Your Garbage Cans

08.10.12 | Sarah Harnisch

The severe drought is having one affect that no one really counted on: bears. With their normal summer diet of greens and berries shriveled by the worst drought in 60 years, bears are making more visits to your garbage cans. In northern New York ...

New York Considering Changing The Election Days For 2013

08.09.12 | Sarah Harnisch

New York state election officials are pushing to have a single primary day for state and local elections.  Election officials want to move up the primary for state and local offices from September to June for elections beginning next ...

Intervarsity Student Fellowship Gets To Stay At SUNY Buffalo

08.09.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Intervarsity Christian Fellowship is once again being recognized by the State University of New York at Buffalo. The student group was under scrutiny after it was accused of discrimination for requiring its leaders be Christian. But the ...

Kodak's Retirees, Employees Watch Auction Today With Baited Breath

08.08.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Let the patent auction begin. Today is the start of Rochester-based Kodak's auction for its digital patents. Two early bids for a few of the patents, backed by Google and Apple, were worth between 150 to 250 million dollars. The company hopes to ...

NY, PA Offically Log Their Hottest Years

08.08.12 | Sarah Harnisch

We have heard the date from the federal government, but now it's official, from Cornell University: New York and Pennsylvania have had their hottest year, ever.  The Northeast Regional Climate Center at Cornell reported this week the average ...

NY Gas Drilling Report Tops 4-Thousand Pages; Still No Release Date

08.08.12 | Sarah Harnisch

The Department of Environmental Conservation in New York is getting closer to releasing their report on whether or not to allow gas drilling in New York state. Their report just topped 4-thousand pages this week, but it's still not quite ready for ...

Suncreen No Longer Banned In New York Public Schools

08.07.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Sunscreen is no longer banned in public schools in New York. The State Education Department has ruled kids can apply sunscreen at school activities without a note from their doctor, as long as a parent provides written permission. Previously, the ...

How Would You Like Free Museum Tickets?

08.06.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Museums in the Southern Tier are offering free admission, for 1 day, to honor the Smithsonian Museum's 100th birthday. On September 29th, museums in Ithaca, Elmira, and other towns in upstate New York will join 14-hundred museums, opening their ...

Gas Drilling Supporters Write Letters To A Thousand of Cuomo's Donors

08.02.12 | Sarah Harnisch

How do you get the attention of the Governor? Talk to his friends. In an effort to get the ear of Governor Andrew Cuomo, opponents of hydrauling fracturing in the Southern Tier have penned a letter to 1-thousand of his biggest donors. At a press ...

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