List by Category: New York News

Buffalo Bills to Issue Plastic Tickets to Season Fans

07.23.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The Buffalo Bills are going to start issuing plastic cards to season ticket holders this season rather than traditional paper tickets. Officials say the plastic cards are more convenient and will help prevent fraud.The card is used for admission to ...

Founder of RIT'S Institute for the Deaf Passes Away at 94

07.23.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Robert Panara died of natural causes Sunday in Rochester. He was 94. When he was 10, he contracted meningitis and became deaf. His disability gave him the drive to found Rochester Institute of Technology's National Technical Institute for the ...

HSLDA Urges People In NY, PA To Protest United Nations Disability Treaty

07.22.14 | Sarah Harnisch

There's a vote taking place in a u.s. Senate committee today that would affect parent's rights. The Senate Foreign Relations Committee, poised to vote on the United Nations Disabilities treaty. The Homeschool Legal Defense Organization says it will ...

Tom Reed Launches Campaign Ads Early

07.22.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Reed says his early t.v. ads-- that cost over 17-thousand dollars and began running last month-- reflect the way congressional campaigns have changed. "There is no more normal in politics anymore", his spokesman said-- "campaigns start earlier and ...

Fruit Recall Hits New York

07.22.14 | Sarah Harnisch

A national recall of peaches, nectarines and plums has affected grocers nationwide-- and now is hitting Trader Joe's and Wegmans. Both are removing from their stores a variety of fruit packaged by a California firm that showed possible ...

53-Thousand Western New Yorkers To Undergo Medicaid Switch

07.21.14 | Sarah Harnisch

BlueCross Blueshield of Western New York is cutting Medicaid programs. It will affect the healthcare of 53-thousand people. The health network says it's withdrawing its medicaid programs due to financial concerns. It will affect residents in Erie, ...

Girl At Center of Medical Marijiana Battle In NY Dies

07.21.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The western New York child at the center of the fight for a medical marijuana bill in New York has passed away. Anna Conte was the inspiration for thousands of people who wanted to see that law passed-- out of mercy for people suffering from ...

Kathy Hochul to Advocate for Women's Rights

07.18.14 | Bill Price

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's re-election campaign says they're seeking to add a new women's equality ballot line to the November ballot. Cuomo's running mate, Lieutenant Governor candidate Kathy Hochul, announced the new party in New York City ...

New York to Offer Contraceptives to Low-Income Women

07.18.14 | Sarah Harnisch

New York Health officials have moved forward with a plan to offer post-birth contraceptives. The $350-$700 implants would be provided to low-income women while they're still in the hospital after giving birth, to keep them from getting pregnant ...

Gubernatorial Candidate Rob Astorino Visits Binghamton

07.17.14 | Sarah Harnisch

In a campaign appearance outside City Hall, Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino challenged Governor Cuomo to a debate in the Southern Tier. He said the governor needs to answer questions about how his policies are harming the state ...

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