List by Category: New York News

4 lawyers vie for state Senate seat in Buffalo

10.03.14 | Bob Price

New York's most contested legislative race is in Buffalo, where voters will choose among four lawyers in the 60th Senate District that includes part of the city and suburbs north and south. Republican, Democratic and Conservative Party candidates ...

SUNY adopts uniform Sexual Assault Policy

10.03.14 | Bob Price

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said on Thursday that he had instructed the State University of New York to overhaul its approach to preventing, investigating and prosecuting sexual assault, including making affirmative consent the rule on all 64 of its ...

Painted Post's Dresser Rand to Close

10.02.14 | Sarah Harnisch

New York Senator Chuck head to the Dreser Rand in Painted Post today to announce to the 22 hundred employes that the company is getting bought out by a German Company. Siemens is buying the company for 7 billion dollars, a move that will ...

Rochester's Kodak Cutting Jobs

10.02.14 | Bill Price

Eastman Kodak is cutting 70 Rochester-area positions in its largest layoffs since it ended its Chapter 11 bankruptcy 12 months ago. The Rochester-based printing technology firm said Wednesday it was eliminating 85 positions across the company, ...

Cuomo, Astorino Packing Punches as Governor's Race Winds Up

10.01.14 | Bob Price

As the governor's race heads into the homestretch, the candidates for New York's highest office are engaging in some mud-slinging. Democrats charge Astorino with using his position, as a Westchester County executive, to pad his pockets. Republicans ...

Cornell Selects First Female President

10.01.14 | Bob Price

University of Southern California provost Elizabeth Garrett was selected yesterday to lead the Ivy League school. She'll officially take over in July of next year. The 51-year-old takes over for David Skorton, who will become the next secretary of ...

Boating Study Planned for Lake George

09.30.14 | FL News Team

  A new study is being planned on boating and recreation on Lake George. The Lake George Association says it is working with the Lake George Park Commission to conduct a recreation study of the Adirondack lake next year. The study will update ...

Cuomo Pushing for Medical Marijuana from Out of State

09.30.14 | Bill Price

New York has requested federal permission to import out-of-state marijuana so children and young adults with epilepsy can get medication soon instead of waiting for the state to develop its own program. That program isn't scheduled to start until ...

NY Governor In Afghanistan

09.29.14 | Sarah Harnisch

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo made a surprise visit to Afghanistan over the weekend, to attend an invitation from the U.S. Department of Defense. The Democratic governor flew in Saturday, to get briefings from U.S. Officials on counter-terrorism ...

More Details On NY's $350 Rebate Checks

09.29.14 | Sarah Harnisch

We are learning a bit more about the $350 dollar New York State rebate check that was sent to a million taxpayers last week. Everyone gets the same amount-- whether you have 1 kid or 10-- but you have must have a child under the age of 17 as of ...

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