List by Category: New York News

Cuomo reports $33.3M in campaign cash on hand

01.16.14 | Bob Price

Gov. Andrew Cuomo reported having $33.3 million in campaign cash Wednesday as he heads into an election year. The Democratic governor raised $7 million since the last report in July and spent $1.5 million, the state Board of Elections filing ...

NY SAFE Act turns 1 year old

01.15.14 | Bob Price

On the one year anniversary of the gun control law, a measure takes affect that makes it illegal in New York to buy ammunition unless a licensed dealer actually sees you. The requirement for face-to-face bullet sales is part of the SAFE ...

NY education reform commission issues final report

01.15.14 | Bob Price

A commission appointed to find ways to improve public education in New York has recommended expanding pre-kindergarten, upgrading classroom technology and rewarding top teachers. Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who appointed the New NY Education Reform ...

11 vacant seats in 212-member NY state Legislature

01.14.14 | Bob Price

Two more scandal-ensnared assemblymen are leaving a state Legislature that already had nine empty seats, and it's unclear if special elections will be held to fill the offices, which represent an estimated 1 million-plus people. The 11 vacant seats ...

Girl, 13, struck by bullet in western NY

01.14.14 | Bob Price

Police say a 13-year-old girl who was shot while on the front porch of her home in Rochester was not the intended target. Captain Ray Dearcop tells the Democrat & Chronicle the girl was struck around 4:50 p.m. Monday while on an enclosed porch. ...

You Can Now Get Hunting, Fishing and Trapping Licenses Online in NY

01.13.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Need a license in New York for hunting, fishing and trapping? Now you can get it by going online. The State Department of Environmental Conservation says their new site is up and running. If you want the web address, go ...

State University of NY expands online presence

01.13.14 | Bob Price

New York state's 64-campus university system is undertaking a major virtual expansion, adding new online degree programs and enhancing academic and technical support for students taking classes via computer. In what it's calling "Open SUNY," the ...

NY lawmaker accused of harassment retires

01.13.14 | Bob Price

A Buffalo-area Assemblyman accused of sexually harassing female staffers announced Sunday that he'll retire while continuing to defend himself in court against allegations he calls false.Dennis Gabryszak has been accused by seven former and current ...

Niagara Falls Partially Freezes Over: Images

01.10.14 | Bob Price

The record-breaking cold spell in the U.S. this week actually froze parts of Niagara falls. While it did not totally freeze over, there were some spectacular ice formations on both the American and Canadian sides. Historians say there are only a ...

NY teachers union blasts Cuomo's State of the State speech

01.10.14 | Bob Price

The President of NY’s largest teachers union has some problems with Governor Cuomo’s education reforms outlined in this week’s state of the state address. Dick Iannuzzi with the NYS United Teachers is calling for a 3-year ...

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