List by Category: New York News

Corning Community College addresses unsafe road

12.13.13 | Bob Price

Corning Community College officials met last night to discuss ways they can improve the safety of Spencer Hill Road, the site of a deadly crash last month. The meeting was to discuss options the college can take to be proactive in educating ...

NY economic development grants announced

12.12.13 | Bob Price

New York is awarding nearly 7-hundred-and-16 million dollars in grants to spark job growth statewide.  The Mohawk Valley, North County, Capital Region, Southern Tier and Long Island are the big winners in this year's round of economic ...

Marijuana legalization effort in NY

12.12.13 | Bob Price

Marijuana in New York would be legalized under legislation submitted by a State Senator. Liz Krueger, a democrat from Manhattan, says the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act would treat cannabis similar to alcohol—it would taxed and ...

Cuomo supports property tax freeze

12.11.13 | Bob Price

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is embracing a proposal for a two-year freeze on crushing local property taxes. Under the proposal from Cuomo's tax commission, the state would subsidize the cost of the freeze with the first state ...

Lockheed Martin delivers choppers to Australia

12.11.13 | Bob Price

Owego, New York based Lockheed Martin presented the Royal Australian Navy with two locally-made helicopters Tuesday. It's the first international sale of its kind.  Lockheed will help create two dozen more of these MH-60 choppers ...

Missing penguins in Elmira

12.10.13 | Bob Price

Missing penguins are causing quite a stir in the City of Elmira, and a reward is now offered if you can help find them. Along Maple Avenue in Elmira two plastic penguins were taken from a festive holiday display. The penguins have been gaining ...

Common Core protest in Buffalo

12.10.13 | Bob Price

Buffalo school teachers protested the common core learning standards outside the home of Regents chancellor Bob Bennett yesterday.  In a bold attempt to sway the state to rethink the learning standards, teachers showed up on the sidewalk ...

Cuomo announces grant money this week

12.09.13 | Bob Price

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo plays the role of Santa Claus this week ...handing out millions in economic development cash for ten regions across the Empire State. On Wednesday, the governor will announce a third round of grants for regional ...

Time is running out for New York State homeowners to apply for STAR tax exemptions.

12.06.13 | Bob Price

The exemptions are available for owner-occupied, primary residences where the property owner and their spouses’ income is less than $500,000. STAR exempts the first $30,000 of the full value of a home from school taxes.  Senior citizens ...

Concern over the Common Core in Corning

12.06.13 | Bob Price

Corning, New York hosted a common core hearing last night and the mood was anything but favorable toward the controversial learning standards.  The New York Assembly Republican conference sponsored the hearing at East High School which was ...

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