List by Category: New York News

New York Casino Applications Posted By Accident

08.01.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The New York State Gaming Commission posted the applications of each bidder online at about 11:30 a.m.-- applications for Lago resort in Tyre, Traditions Resort in Union, and a bid from Tioga Downs in Nichols. All were removed at 5:15 p.m. for what ...

Job Website Helps NY Find Employment

07.31.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The state has set up a site called "Jobs Express"-- and there are over 8-thousand positions listed on it right now, from Buffalo to Binghamton. You can search by location, company, or job type. Businesses have used the site to fill more than ...

Fingerlakes Winemakers Asking Cuomo to Deny Permits for Gas Storage

07.31.14 | Bill Price

Opponents of the project say it would endanger one of the state's largest supplies of drinking water, the local economy, and the region's wine and tourism industry. The project, which would expand natural gas storage capacity and add underground ...

NY Post: Pegula Bids More Than $1 Billion for Bills

07.30.14 | Bob Price

Buffalo Sabres owner Terry Pegula has bid more than $1 billion in his initial bid for the Buffalo Bills, according to a report in the New York Post. Pegula has never officially voiced his interest in bidding for the Bills, but he recently hired an ...

NY commits $27 million to build wood heat industry

07.30.14 | Bob Price

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has launched a $27 million initiative to build the market for high-efficiency, low-emissions wood heating systems in the state. The program, launched Tuesday at Troy-based Evoworld, a maker of high-efficiency wood-pellet boilers, ...

NY Pro-Fracking Group Files Appeal Against Cuomo

07.29.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Now, a mid-level state court will have a chance to weight in. The Joint Landowner's Commission of New York, a Binghamton-based group of pro-fracking property owners, filed an appeal Monday with the state Appellate Division of the Supreme Court. The ...

Wegman's to Expand in East

07.29.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Wegmans has announced plans to expand down the eastern seaboard. The upscale grocer, based in Rochester, is building a store in Concordville, Pennsylvania-- which is close enough to major metropolitan areas on the Atlantic coast that it may attract ...

Governor Cuomo in Buffalo Monday

07.28.14 | Sarah Harnisch

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is scheduled to be in Buffalo this morning to make an announcement regarding the Billion to Buffalo program. The visit will be Cuomo's first public appearance since an article in the New York Times alleged Cuomo ...

Flash Flooding Predicted Across New York

07.28.14 | Sarah Harnisch

A dozen counties in New York are under flash flood watches or warnings through the afternoon today-- as powerful storms and a cold front roll through  in July. In Steuben County, a flash flood warning expired at 4:45-- they were getting ...

NYSEG Recycles 30-Thousandth Refrigerator

07.25.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The 30,000th old refrigerator or freezer to be hauled away to make room for a modern, energy-efficient version under a special program to get rid of old electricity guzzlers left a Cayuga Heights home Tuesday. NYSEG marked a milestone in its ...

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