List by Category: New York News

NY's Master Teacher program expanding

11.05.13 | Bob Price

Educators from six additional regions, including the Finger Lakes and Southern Tier can apply for the program.  It was created by Governor Cuomo to promote and reward science, technology, engineering, and math teachers in the state. ...

Key races to watch on Election Day in NY

11.04.13 | Bob Price

Voters in Albany and Binghamton will elect new mayors tomorrow. Albany will get its first new mayor in 20 years as incumbent Jerry Jennings leaves office. In Binghamton, Republican Rich David and Democrat Teri Rennia are running for the ...

NY begins first statewide school-to-job project

11.04.13 | Bob Price

The first statewide program in the nation using an innovative school-to-career program to link students with companies in search of specific job skills is set to begin in New York. More than 6,000 New York students are expected to join the program, ...

Ancient find in the Adirondacks

11.01.13 | Bob Price

Archaeologists have uncovered ancient Native American artifacts near a popular state-owned beach in the southern Adirondacks. This is among the earliest known occupied sites in New York state history.  The dig near Million Dollar ...

Gambling friends and foes campaign in NY

11.01.13 | Bob Price

A massive casino expansion effort is the big ticket item on election day this year in New York and both sides of the debate are doing some last minute campaigning. Opponents and supporters of prop 1 - a measure to allow non-Indian owned, ...

Trial Continues of man accused of killing WNY School Superintendent

10.31.13 | Bob Price

Prosecutors say the evidence is overwhelming in the trial of a Virginia man accused of killing a Western New York school superintendent. The trial of Anthony Taglianetti continues in a Mayville courtroom. Prosecutors say the accused had the cell ...

Food Pantries expect more Business this Holiday Season

10.31.13 | Bob Price

Food pantries are anticipating more foot traffic as a reduction in food stamps looms. If you receive food stamps, you’ll see a reduction in benefits come November 1st. The benefit decrease is due to the expiration of the American ...

New Food Allergy Guidelines for Schools

10.31.13 | Bob Price

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is issuing its first government guidelines on how to protect schoolchildren with food allergies. The voluntary guidelines call on schools to take such steps as restricting nuts, shellfish or other ...

Commissioner Quits NY Ethics Board

10.30.13 | Bob Price

Another commissioner has quit New York's new ethics board, which was formed to stamp out public corruption.  Law professor Ellen Yaroshefsky resigned her seat on the 14-member J-COPE panel after learning the joint commission on public ethics ...

Anti-Frackers Flock to Albany

10.30.13 | Bob Price

Groups opposed to fracking in New York are protesting today in Albany. A coalition of groups dedicated to keeping New York’s 5-year-old ban on fracking in place is demanding the state D-E-C withdraw plans for new liquefied natural gas ...

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