List by Category: New York News

New York Cracks Down on Texting-While-Driving

11.03.14 | Bob Price

The new, harsher laws took effect over the weekend in New York State. First time offenders under the age of 21 will have their license suspended for 120 days. Fines will increase from $150 to $200. A first time offense will also result in 5 points ...

NY/PA Voter Guides

10.31.14 | FL News Team

Be informed this year at the polls with voter guides for New York and Pennsylvania. The sites below provide a family-oriented guide to the issues and congressional, state and gubernatorial candidates that will be on the ballot: For New York ...

Halloween Safety Tips

10.31.14 | FL News Team

Broome County Sheriff Dave Harder says that among many tips: adults should always accompany children while they trick or treat. Also, remind your children to stay in well lit areas and never take shortcuts or enter houses without permission and ...

The New World Trade Center Soon Open for Business

10.30.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The 104-story 3.8 billion dollar tower is state of the art.... and our newsroom got a sneak peak! It comes with a center staircase-- for emergencies only. The poured concrete throughout the building is 30-thousand psi. the concrete for sidewalks-- ...

Reed, Robertson Hold Final Debate

10.30.14 | FL News Team

Republican Congressman Tom Reed and Democratic challenger Martha Robertson took to the podium last night at the Olean High School in their second and final debate leading up to the November 4th election. They're both competing for the congressional ...

NY's Smart Schools Initiative Goes to the Polls

10.29.14 | FL News Team

The final report from the Smart Schools Commission, an advisory board established by the Governor to gather information on strategies for how schools can most effectively invest proceeds from the proposed $2 billion Smart Schools Bond, was released ...

Second Reed,Robertson Debate Wednesday Night in Olean

10.29.14 | FL News Team

Congressional candidates Rep. Tom Reed, R-Corning, and Democratic challenger Martha Robertson of Dryden in Tompkins County will square off in a second debate tonight in Olean at 7pm. Rep. Reed is seeking a third two-year term representing 11 ...

Binghamton Making Strides on Pedestrian Tourism

10.28.14 | FL News Team

The City of Binghamton is cashing in on Governornor Cuomo's initiative to boost tourism and encourage more walking and biking throughout the state. The city will get $480,000 for pedestrian and bike projects. It's part of $70M being warded to fund ...

Monroe County Residents Split on SAFE Act

10.28.14 | FL News Team

Pollsters found that county residents were evenly split in their support and distaste for Gov. Andrew Cuomo's signature gun-control law, with 48 percent in favor and 48 percent opposed. Four percent of respondents were undecided.The poll ...

New York Due for Sporadic Temperatures

10.27.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Early Sunday morning, there were reports of lightening and hail in towns along Lake Ontario. The National Weather Service called hail odd for this time of year. Today and tomorrow-- highs in the 60's-- and Tuesday-- tapping 70-- then Halloween ...

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