List by Category: New York News

Potental Bills Owners Want to Move Team Out of Buffalo

08.15.14 | Bill Price

In a release issued Thursday, the Buffalo fan alliance identified several announcements that claim the group was "attempting to acquire and then move the buffalo bills to Toronto." Rocker Jon Bon Jovi is part of that group. He recently wrote a ...

Common Core Test Results Released

08.15.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Math scores rose, and English scores were static. Thirty five Percent of kids in grades 3 through 8 were proficient in math, up from 31 percent in 2013. In Rochester, just 5 percent of kids were proficient in English-- The lowest among the 5 ...

Andrew Cuomo in Israel

08.14.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The Governor and the delegation he's leading are hoping to visit southern Israel today. they met with prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu yesterday, as well as President Reuven  Rivlin. The group, which includes assembly speaker Sheldon Silver ...

Funeral Today for Crash Victim Kevin Ward

08.14.14 |

Kevin ward junior's funeral is set for 11 a.m. this morning at South Lewis senior high school in Turin, 55 miles northeast of Syracuse. ward, a 2012 graduate of the school, lived in nearby port Leyden. he was killed 140 miles away at a dirt track ...

Probe Into Racer Ward's Death To Take Weeks

08.13.14 |

The investigation into the death of a racer at the Canandaigua Motorsports Park last Saturday will likely last at least an another two weeks. Ontario County Sheriff Philip Povero says investigators are still interviewing witnesses and reviewing ...

Astorino Creates "Stop Common Core" Line on November NY Ballot

08.13.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Republican gubernatorial hopeful Rob Astorino and the rest of the G-O-P's statewide ticket turned in petitions Tuesday to create a "stop Common Core" line on the New York ballot this fall. Astorino says his camp has collected "plenty" of signatures ...

Investigation Continues in Tony Stewart Accident

08.12.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Investigators are focusing on the lighting and the track-- in the probe into the death of racing star Kevin Ward Junior, who was struck by Tony Stewart Saturday night in Canandaguia. They ant to know if Ward, dressed in a black suit and helmet-- ...

New York Health Insurance Rates to Increase

08.12.14 |

People living in rural New York will face the highest health insurance increases under the state's new exchange-- with Binghamton, Ithaca and Jamestown-- and the towns surrounding them-- will see some of the largest increases-- while Syracuse, ...

Fatal Accident at Canandagua Raceway Kills Young Driver

08.11.14 | Bob Price

Forensic teams with the Ontario County Sheriff's Office are reviewing several videos from fans who witnessed the fatal accident at Canandaigua  Motorsports Park on Saturday Evening. NASCAR driver Tony Stewart Collided with 20-year-old sprint ...

New York Rebate Checks to Arrive Soon

08.11.14 | Terry Diener

The state plans to start rolling out its two tax rebate programs in late September: first, a 350-dollar check for families with children, then a check to refund residents for this year's growth in school property taxes. The 740-million-dollar ...

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