List by Category: New York News

Teens Will Now Need Written Permission To Pierce In NY

07.31.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill Monday that requires parents to give written permission in order for a minor to obtain a body piercing. Under the new law, anyone under 18 years old will have to get written permission from their parents or legal ...

New York Becoming A Market State For Guns

07.31.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Most guns recovered from crimes in New York State last year came from other states. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives traced 87-hundred guns, and many came from southern or eastern seaboard states, states with fewer legal ...

Gillibrand, Schumer Looking To Hike National Minimum Wage

07.30.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Both of New York's senators are now weighing in on a possible hike in the minimum wage. They aren't looking to raise in the Empire State, they're looking to change it nationally. Kirsten Gillibrand and Chuck Schumer both said Sunday they support an ...

Just How Many Tornadoes Were Spawned In NY, PA After Last Thursday's Storm?

07.30.12 | Sarah Harnisch

At least four tornadoes dropped from the storm. The National Weather Service has confirmed it was a tornado that touched down in northern Pennsylvania last Thursday that knocked out power to thousands statewide and took the lives of 2 people. The ...

Upstate New York Soldier Killed Weeks After Deployment

07.30.12 | Sarah Harnisch

A Rochester soldier has been killed in Afghanistan. 23 Year old Theodore Glende died Friday in Logar province just weeks after he was deployed. He and his unit were attacked by small arms fire. He had only been married for 3 months. His wife, ...

Corning Museum of Glass Makes Big Changes

07.27.12 | Bob Price

The Corning Museum of Glass is saying goodbye to its current hot glass show stage.This is the space where you can see the museum's live glassblowing exhibit.

Hometown Heroes in London For Opening Ceremonies

07.27.12 | Bob Price

All eyes are on the Olympic City for the Summer 2012 Olympics. England's capital hosted the games in 1908 and again in 1948. Thousands turned out to watch the Olympic flame pass the capital's iconic landmarks.

Food Prices To Spike Higher Than Inflation in Jan 2013

07.26.12 | Sarah Harnisch

The federal government is warning people to brace themselves for a food price hike next year. The USDA has confirmed for the first time that it's expecting food prices to skyrocket 5-percent next year because of the scorching heat and drought ...

Dangerous Weather Poised To Slam PA; NY Today

07.26.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Forecasters say it could possibly be the most dangerous weather day of the year today, but our newsroom is here to arm you with information. First, a line of thunderstorms crossed from Lakes Erie and Ontario into Western New York and Pennsylvania. ...

Bear's Trash Home in Upstate NY's Bearsville

07.25.12 | Bob Price

Bearsville is living up to its name. The Times-Herald Record of Middletown reports that a mother bear and her cubs trashed a family's home in the Catskills hamlet several times earlier this month.

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