List by Category: New York News

Judge Okays Partial Release of Attica Riot Papers

04.25.14 | FL News Team

 A New York judge has approved public disclosure of two remaining volumes from an investigation into the 1971 Attica prison riot and aftermath, but is excluding grand jury excerpts.Justice Patrick NeMoyer says it's now up to New York Attorney ...

Developers Submit Million Dollar Casino Bids

04.25.14 | FL News Team

Twenty-one developers submitted 22 application fees for a New York casino license before a key midnight deadline, according to the state's casino-siting board.The companies and partnerships who paid the $1 million fee are now eligible to compete ...

Davis College To Offer Tuition Loan Repayment

04.24.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Davis College will introduce a program this fall to help incoming students pay off their loans after graduation. The Christian college in Johnson City will introduce FLEX -- Financial Liberty Exercised — for incoming students. FLEX provides ...

Southern Tier Gets Grants For Superstorm Sandy Recovery

04.24.14 | Sarah Harnisch

A group of municipalities from the Southern Tier was among eight to win $3 million in additional storm-recovery aid at a state conference Wednesday near the Capitol. Local governments in Broome and Tioga counties, as well as the Village of Sidney ...

Texas Governor Rick Perry Challenges Governor Cuomo to Debate

04.23.14 | FL News Team

Texas governor Rick Perry challenged Governor Andrew Cuomo to a public debate over tax policy, while praising Cuomo's recent support of charter schools, during a radio interview with Fred Dicker on Tuesday.Perry is in New York City to kick off a ...

Buffalo Bills Cheerleaders Sue Team Over Unfair Pay and Treatment

04.23.14 | FL News Team

 Five former Buffalo Bills cheerleaders on Tuesday sued the team over a pay system they say had them working hundreds of hours for free at games and at mandatory public appearances at which they were subjected to groping and sexual ...

Deputy Uses Narcan to Save Man from Heroin Overdose

04.22.14 | FL News Team

Members of the Broome County Sheriff’s Office Highway Patrol Division recently used the drug Naloxone to save the life of a 25-year-old who had reportedly overdosed on heroin.The Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call from a woman on ...

GOP Seeks NY Comptroller Candidate

04.22.14 | FL News Team

The state Republican Party appears to have its candidates for governor and attorney general, but remains unable to find a candidate for state comptroller. With less than a month before the party’s nominating convention in Westchester County, ...

Brand names in NY standardized tests vex parents

04.21.14 | Bob Price

“Just Do It” has been a familiar Nike slogan for years, but some parents are wondering what it was doing on some of New York’s Common Core standardized English tests. Brands including Barbie, iPod, Mug Root Beer and Life Savers ...

Big Names Among Those Courting Bills Ownership

04.21.14 | Bob Price

Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly is prepared to make a bid to buy the Buffalo Bills. Donald Trump's on board, too. Don't discount the family of Boston Bruins owner Jeremy Jacobs. And include New Jersey rocker Jon Bon Jovi's name for added ...

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