List by Category: New York News

New York State Political Conventions Begin This Week

05.12.14 | Bob Price

      The Republican political pep rally starts on Wednesday in Westchester County, Democrats will convene their convention next week on Long Island. Party Heads will nominate candidates for governor, lieutenant governor, ...

Erie County Clerk Wants Lowes To Recognize All Veterans

05.09.14 | FL News Team

NY Lawmakers Push for Bill to Expand Access to Heroin Antidote

05.09.14 | FL News Team

 State legislators are urging Gov. Andrew Cuomo to sign a bill into law that would expand access to a powerful antidote to heroin and opiate overdose.The bill aims to increase access to Naloxone kits, also known as Narcan, the antidote to ...

Erie County Clerk Wants Lowe's to Recognize All Veterans

05.09.14 | FL News Team

Eric County, New York Clerk Chris Jacobs has  started a petition to get a hom improvement chain to honor the county's thank a vet program.Lowe's recently strated enforcing a corporate policy offering an everyday 10 percent discount only to ...

Sikorski and Lockheed Martin to Build Presidential Helicopters

05.08.14 | Sarah Harnisch

        Lockheed Martin in Owego and Sikorski Aircraft have won a 1.2 billion dollar contract to build a new fleet of presidential helicopters. Sikorski is building the choppers and Lockheed will be installing ...

NY Lt. Governor Robert Duffy Will Not Seek Re-Election

05.08.14 | FL News Team

Reports say Lieutenant Governor Bob Duffy won't seek a second term as the governor's right-hand man.The Rochester Democrat & Chronicle reports the former Rochester mayor will not be on the Democratic ticket this fall.This leaves an opening for ...

New York Lawmakers Call for Name Change for Washington Redskins

05.07.14 | Bob Price

New York State lawmakers are denouncing the NFL Redskins name. A bi-partisan group of Albany politicians is calling on the Washington Redskins to drop the team's name.  Republican Senator George Maziarz, who leads the Tribal Relations ...

Gubernatorial Candidate Rob Astorino Visits Elmira

05.07.14 | Bob Price

      New York republican gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino attended a fund raiser last night in Elmira. It was held at Berni Murray's on South Main Street. Over 100 people attended. Astorino's been touring the state the ...

Lyme Disease Cases Increase In Finger Lakes

05.06.14 | Bill Price

At 19, Ana Harris was embarking on a promising dance career. That was until she got sick. Almost overnight, she became severely fatigued, experienced rapid weight gain, joint aches and neurological distress. She couldn’t get out of ...

Schumer Demands Action To Stop Toxins from Spreading

05.06.14 | Bill Price

Senator Chuck Schumer was in Buffalo today, touting what he calls the area's Blue Economy, a big part of that being Lake Erie. He's urging the Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Agriculture to act quickly to curb the threat ...

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