List by Category: New York News

Proposed law to bring down Meth-Makers in Elmira

03.21.14 | Bob Price

A proposed change in Elmira’s nuisance law could make it quicker to take action against properties that are involved in the manufacture of methamphetamines and other illegal conduct. “It does make it easier for enforcement,” City ...

Talks continue on $140 billion NY budget

03.21.14 | Bob Price

Gov. Andrew Cuomo and legislative leaders continue to negotiate as the state budget deadline looms on April 1. Legislative leaders want to add another half billion dollars in spending to the budget, half of which would fund education. The ...

Cuomo Sweetens plan for Property Tax Freeze

03.20.14 | Bob Price

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is offering to provide property-tax rebates to homeowners in communities even if they don't raise taxes. Cuomo hinted at the change in his property-tax freeze proposal earlier this week. He said that the state, if approved by the ...

Henrietta Town Board says 'no' to casinos

03.20.14 | Bob Price

By a 4-0 vote, the Henrietta Town Board approved a resolution Wednesday opposing the establishment of a casino in the town. The vote came as residents filled the board room, with most of the 18 speakers opposing the casino. But it was clear ...

Astorino Slams Cuomo at Conservative Event

03.19.14 | Bob Price

New York Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino told evangelicals Tuesday that the political left wants to take away their freedoms and attacked Democratic incumbent Gov. Andrew Cuomo over abortion policy. The Westchester County executive ...

RIT Prof wants Climate Change Naysayers to go to Jail !

03.19.14 | Bob Price

An assistant philosophy professor at Rochester Institute of Technology wants to send people to jail who disagree with him about global warming. The professor is Lawrence Torcello and last week, he published a 900-word essay at an academic website ...

Erie County, NY Uses Facebook to Catch Bad Parents

03.19.14 | Bob Price

Erie County Child Protective Services has put in a new policy allowing investigators to access social media like Facebook and Twitter. The social-media policy, believed to be one of the first instituted by a child protective agency in New York ...

College Basketball is Back in Buffalo!

03.17.14 | Bob Price

It’s been 4 years, but the March Madness College Basketball tournament is back in Buffalo. The NCAA men’s basketball tournament is one of the nation’s biggest sporting events and it leaps into the Queen City this ...

Police chase ends at State Police Barracks in Painted Post

03.17.14 | Bob Price

A police chase that started in Pennsylvania and continued into New York came to an end Sunday in a state police barracks parking lot.  42 year-old Dwayne Hatter of Painted Post wouldn't stop for police in Tioga County, Pennsylvania, and he led ...

Southern Tier College prepares students for "Casino" Careers

03.17.14 | Bob Price

Broome Community College in Binghamton is preparing students for careers in the casino industry.  A $300,000  mock casino is the setting for SUNY Broome’s new casino management program, which recently received approval by ...

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