List by Category: New York News

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 ...

Binghamton Zoo mourns loss of Red Panda

01.10.14 | Bob Price

Officials at the Ross Park Zoo in Binghamton are expressing sadness at the sudden death of a rare red panda. The body of 6-year-old Xiao-li has been sent to Cornell University to determine the exact cause of death. The rare panda survived lymphoma ...

After speech, Cuomo looks to get agenda approved

01.09.14 | Bob Price

Gov. Andrew Cuomo offered the opening shot of his election-year agenda with a State of the State speech that touched on a broad array of economic development, education and social initiatives. Now, he will have to shepherd his proposals through a ...

Newly released NY energy plan mum on fracking

01.09.14 | Bob Price

New York’s newly released energy plan calls for increased use of renewable energy and clean technology and anticipates reduced utility bills and a more flexible distribution grid, but takes no position on hydraulic fracturing for natural gas ...

Congressman Reed Wants More LIHEAP Funds for NY

01.08.14 | Bob Price

Congressman Tom Reed says he thinks New York State should get more federal funds for the state's Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program. The Congressman announced this week he'll introduce a bill in the coming days that seeks to direct more ...

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