List by Category: New York News

NY Energy Costs Soar as Temps Plummet

01.08.15 | FL News Team

Brutal temperatures are slamming the Southern Tier, and while temperatures are on their way down, your utility bills are likely on their way up. Officials with NYSEG say that both electricity and gas prices this season are about the same as last ...

Fatal Bus Crash in Rochester Claims Driver's Life

01.07.15 | Sarah Harnisch

Edwin Rivera DeJesus, a school bus driver for 30 years, is being remembered as an outstanding, well-liked employee who "went above and beyond." Eight children and one adult bus monitor were taken to Strong Memorial Hospital after the bus hit a tree ...

NY Anti-Casino Group Opposed to 4th Gaming License

01.07.15 | Sarah Harnisch

The Coalition Against Gambling in New York wrote to a state gaming commission official earlier this week to say casinos would be a detriment to residents and the state as a whole. The group opposes plans for casinos in other regions of the state ...

NY Church Leaders Call for End of "Tip Wage"

01.06.15 | FL News Team

Nuns, ministers and other religious leaders have held a prayer vigil at the New York state Capitol in support of a wage increase for tipped workers.The group gathered Monday to call on Gov. Andrew Cuomo's administration to eliminate the so-called ...

Arctic Blast For Western New York

01.06.15 | FL News Team

The National Weather Service has issued a a Lake Effect Snow Warning for Southern Erie, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, and Wyoming Counties from 10am Wednesday until 10 am Thursday. Blowing and drifting snow could limit visability and make poor driving ...

NY's State of the State Address Rescheduled

01.05.15 | FL News Team

Due to his father’s death, Governor Andrew Cuomo will deliver his 2015 State of the State address on Wednesday, January 21st at 1:30 pm in Albany. However, the NY Senate and the Assembly 2015 legislative session will still convene on January ...

Cold Front Sweeps Through NY/PA

01.05.15 | FL News Team

With the gusting 50-60mph winds this morning comes a blast of dangerously cold weather. The twin tiers won't see temperatures much above 25 today, with readings in the single digits over night. Thursday will be especially frigid, with temperatures ...

Mario Cuomo, A Giant In Liberal NY Politics, Dies

01.02.15 | Sarah Harnisch

Mario Cuomo, a leading liberal voice who served three terms as governor of New York, died just hours after his son Andrew began his second term as the state's chief executive. He was 82. The son of Italian immigrants, Mario Cuomo played minor ...

Two Top New York State Thruway Officials Have Resigned

01.02.15 | Sarah Harnisch

Two more top Thruway Authority officials have resigned at a time when the agency is under scrutiny for how it will pay for the new Tappan Zee Bridge.   Thruway Authority Board of Directors Vice Chair Donna Luh announced the resignations of ...

New NY Law Requires Electrontic Recycling

12.31.14 | FL News Team

On January 1, 2015 a New York State law will make it illegal to throw electronics in the trash. It's the last potion of the state's Electronic Equipment Recycling and Reuse law to take effect. Regional Computer Recycling & Recovery, RCR&R, ...

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