List by Category: New York News

Possible tornado in Schuyler County

07.14.14 | Bob Price

The National Weather Service will be inspecting damage in Schuyler County Monday to determine if the damage was indeed caused by a tornado.The roof was torn off a house and the bathroom on the second floor is completely exposed. Jamie Tobey of Rock ...

Rob Astorino Challenges Cuomo To Debates

07.11.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Rob Astorino is throwing down the gauntlet, and challenging Governor Cuomo to a series of regional debates. "New York is a vast and diverse state with many needs and nuances. Issues that might arise in a Binghamton debate, might not apply to ...

Power Still Out To Thousands In NY and PA From Tuesday's Storms

07.11.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Utility crews worked Thursday to restore power in some Eastern states hit hard by severe storms nearly two days earlier, and one rural New York town picked through the debris from homes battered by a deadly tornado. A total of five people died in ...

Local College a Tax Free Zone

07.10.14 | Lindsay Debach

    The College at Brockport was approved this week for the Start-Up NY program. The program gives tax breaks to businesses that build on or near approved college campuses. Companies selected for the scheme  won't pay any state ...

NWS Confirms 6 Tornadoes, 2 Microbursts In NY, PA

07.10.14 | Sarah Harnisch

A half dozen tornadoes dropped from the sky on New York and Pennsylvania Tuesday. The data-- just in minutes ago-- from the National Weather Service. The teams returned back to their weather station at 1:40 this morning. There was an EF2 tornado in ...

NY Considers Expanded Hunting Season For Bears

07.09.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The New York Department of Environmental Conservation proposed heightened black bear management measures in May, as nuisance bear incidents are becoming more frequent in areas of the state. The black bear population in New York varies in ...

Libous Says He's Innocent and Running for Re-Election

07.09.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Senator Thomas Libous, R-Binghamton, proclaimed his innocence on Tuesday after he was charged last week with lying to the FBI and vowed to run and win re-election this fall. In his first extended interview since he was charged July 1 in White ...

Medical Marijuana Signed Into Law By Governor Cuomo In NY

07.08.14 | Sarah Harnisch

As Gov. Andrew Cuomo sat down to ceremonially sign the state's medical-marijuana bill into law, a Rockland County 10-year-old stood by his side. Amanda Houser, of Suffern, suffers from Dravet syndrome, a rare form of epilepsy that begins in ...

Casino Lobbyists Spend $11 Million In NY

07.08.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Four upstate casinos are expected to boost economic development. So far, they’ve boosted the coffers of lobbyists and lawmakers’ campaigns. Casino gambling interests have doled out more than $11 million since 2012 to lobbyists and to ...

NY Teacher Tenure Lawsuit Officially Filed

07.07.14 | Sarah Harnisch

A lawsuit challenging New York's teacher tenure laws was officially filed just before the start of the July 4th holiday weekend. An education advocacy group has partnered with 11 students; arguing the state's laws are unconstitutional because they ...

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