List by Category: New York News

Local Colleges Drop in Ratings

09.09.14 |

Five Rochester-area schools slipped in U.S. News and World Report this week: Rochester Institute of Technology down 1 notch to 8th, SUNY Geneseo up 1 notch to 14th-- but Nazareth, the College at Brockport, and Roberts Wesleyan all down.

New York Opens Election Hotline in time for Primary

09.09.14 | Sarah Harnisch

It's there in case you have any questions-- and to make sure that all eligible voters are able to cast a ballot. The New York attorney general, encouraging people to report problems at 800-771-7755. Today, registered democrats will vote for their ...

U.S. Coast Guard Calls Off Search For Missing Rochester Developer

09.08.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The U.S. Coast Guard has suspended the search for a plane that crashed off the coast of Jamaica, carrying a prominent Rochester developer Larry Glazer and his wife Jane. Crews called off the search Sunday after searching a 37-hundred mile area for ...

16 Groups To Bid For Upstate Casinos In NY Today

09.08.14 | Sarah Harnisch

16 groups vying for 4 casino licenses in New York will present their cases today and Tuesday before a state panel in Albany-- the panel that will make the picks this fall. The 4 licenses will go in 3 regions: Albany, Catskills/Hudson Valley, and ...

Astorino And Teachout Debate Without Cuomo

09.05.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Gov. Andrew Cuomo's election foes were able to tee off on him in a debate Thursday. And it was easy: He wasn't there. With Cuomo refusing to debate his Democratic primary opponents, Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino and Democratic ...

Jim Kelly Is Cancer Free

09.05.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Buffalo Bills hall-of-famer Jim Kelly has been declared cancer-free by his doctors. Kelly's latest biopsy results were negative. He underwent radiation for sinus cancer earlier this year and was given a preliminary "all-clear" by doctors last ...

TOPS Markets to Freeze Prices On 300 Items

09.04.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Tops Markets plans to help you stretch your dollar by launching a "price lock guarantee." More than 300 items in 26 categories will be set to lower prices over an eight-week period starting September 7th. At the end of the period, Tops will assess ...

Binghamton University To Research How Alcohol Affects Development

09.04.14 |

Binghamton University will be able to continue its research on how alcohol affects development, thanks to a five-year grant renewal from the National Institutes of Health. 8.2 Million dollars was awarded to the SUNY research foundation in support ...

Fail To Clean Your Boat In NY And You May Face A Fine

09.03.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Boaters who don't wash their boats before entering New York waterways will soon face fines under a bill signed Tuesday by Gov. Andrew Cuomo. The new law, which will take effect in one year, is meant to combat invasive species such as hydrilla, a ...

NY Senate Leader Faces Primary Challenge

09.03.14 | Sarah Harnisch

One of New York's Senate leaders faces a primary challenge next week in a key contest that could help determine which party controls the chamber next year. Senator Jeff Klein heads the five-member independent democratic conference, and is in a ...

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