List by Category: New York News

Compassionate Care Act Passes in NY Assembly

05.28.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The New York assembly has passed a bill allowing for the use of medical marijuana. The state democratic-led assembly passed the compassionate care act, increasing the pressure on the senate to pass the measure before the session concludes at the ...

Senator Schumer Seeks Funds to Curb NY Heroin Market

05.27.14 | Bill Price

U.S Senator Chuck Schumer is asking for $100 million in funding to curb the scourge of heroin in New York and across the country. Monday, the New York Democrat asked for additional federal dollars to be allocated to the high-intensity drug ...

Poor Record for Buffalo VA

05.27.14 | Sarah Harnisch

You've heard about the Veteran's Affairs scandal-- 26 VA offices offering slow or no medical care to our vets. Apparently, the Buffalo VA is one of the worst offenders. The Buffalo VA serves 31 counties-- covering the western half of New York State ...

Penn Yann Flood Victims to Receive Grants

05.26.14 | FL News Team

New York State will aid the flood victims in Penn Yann, New York. Speaking over the weekend, Lieutenant Governor Bob Duffy said grants, not loans, will be made available to renters, homeowners, and small business owners. Renters and homeowners can ...

New Carpooling Site in the Twin Tiers Could Save on Gas

05.26.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The new site, called Broome Tioga Rideshare- is now up and running. It allows users to search for carpool matches who live nearby and have similar schedules. Users can be matched by starting point-or by finding others with common routes or nearby ...

President Obama Visits Cooperstown

05.23.14 | FL News Team

 President Barack Obama on Thursday became the first sitting president to visit the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, traveling to New York's Leatherstocking Region to tout his administration's plan to boost international ...

Governeror Cuomo Kicks off Re-Election Campaig

05.23.14 | FL News Team

    New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has officially kicked off his hi re-election campaign. He was welcomed with applause at the final day of the State Democratic Convention on Long Island. His mantra was "We are One." In the 30 minute ...

Majority of New York School Budgets Pass

05.22.14 | FL News Team

 Voters across New York approved 98.3 percent of school budgets up for a vote Tuesday, with only 11 defeated and another too close to call, according to the state School Boards Association.A survey by the group found 652 school districts saw ...

Governor Cuomo Names Kathy Hochul as Running Mate

05.22.14 | FL News Team

 Gov. Andrew Cuomo picked former U.S. Rep. Kathy Hochul as his running mate and Democratic candidate for New York's lieutenant governor.Hochul, a former Erie County clerk, won a special election in 2011 to Congress. She was among the possible ...

NY First Responders Now Carry Narcan

05.21.14 | Bill Price

The drug is to combat a growing number of people struggling with heroin and prescription drug addiction across the state. Police and fire departments throughout the country have started carrying Narcan. The antidote is used to fight respiratory ...

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