List by Category: New York News

Program Allows Homeowners To Slowly Pay For Energy Improvements

01.31.12 | Sarah Harnisch

A new program in New York state will allow homeowners to make their homes more energy efficient and pay off their utility bills at the same time. The "On-Bill" recovery program will allow all single family homeowners to make energy improvements and ...

Chuck Schumer Proposes Federal Bill To Combat Drugged Driving

01.30.12 | Sarah Harnisch

You have heard about driving drunk. But what about--- driving drugged? Senator Charles Schumer is proposing federal grants be used for research and to train police to identify the rising number of drivers operating under the influence of drugs. ...

2 Days Left To Vote: Hammondsport NY Comes In Second In National Contest

01.30.12 | Sarah Harnisch

 The tiny town of Hammondsport, NY is vying for a travel magazine's "Coolest Small Town" in America award. Budget Travel ranks the city 2nd place in the nation, even beating out towns in Hawaii. If they win, they'll be featured on the cover ...

Gay Marriage Isn't Raising Significant Cash For NY

01.27.12 | Bob Price, Sarah Harnisch

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo once said gay marriage would open the flood gates to economic prosperity in the Empire State. But as it turns out, that's not the case. When gay marriage became law July 24th, Governor Cuomo promised over a hundred ...

Is Gay Marriage "paying off" in New York?

01.26.12 | Bob Price

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo once said gay marriage would open the flood gates to economic prosperity in the Empire State. But it turns out, that's not the case

Hospitals Are Closing Programs Because There Aren't Enough Doctors In NY

01.26.12 | Sarah Harnisch

There is a doctor shortage in New York state. The Healthcare Association of New York State is out with a new report that shows outside of New York City, the state is not attracting enough doctors to meet the existing need. Positions in demand ...

Kids, Teachers Score High In PA and NY On National Report Card

01.25.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Pennsylvania Ranks fifth in the nation for student performance, and New York is thirteenth in the nation for best teachers. The American Legislative Exchange Council looked a data from national test scores, state education policies, and charter ...

Bill In NY Would Keep Abortion Legal; Even If Federal Law Changes

01.25.12 | Sarah Harnisch

There's a bill working its way through the Senate and Assembly in New York State that would make sure abortion remained legal, even if federal law was made more restrictive. The resolution passed the Democratic controlled Assembly on Tuesday, after ...

Southern Tier Soldier Critically Wounded

01.24.12 | Sarah Harnisch

A Southern Tier soldier has been seriously injured while serving in Afghanistan. 21-year-old Marine Corporal Christopher Bordoni, of Ithaca, was critically wounded in an attack involving a suicide bomber on January 18th. He's been transferred to ...

Banking Info, Social Security Numbers Stolen From Thousands of Upstate New Yorkers

01.24.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Two of upstate New York's largest power companies-- NYSEG and RG&E-- sent out warning letters to their customers Monday, saying their accounts may have been hacked. In the letter, they said there's no evidence that any customer data had been ...

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