List by Category: New York News

NY's Common Core Results Released Today

08.07.13 | Bob Price

Students and parents in New York should not be alarmed if the scores on last spring's standardized tests drop sharply, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan said Tuesday.

NASCAR Fever at the Glen

08.07.13 | Bob Price

The first of more than 100,000 NASCAR fans arrived in the Southern Tier before the weekend's races. Local business leaders looked forward to the arrival of their money.

NY's Common Core Results Released Today

08.07.13 | Bob Price

Students and parents in New York should not be alarmed if the scores on last spring's standardized tests drop sharply, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan said Tuesday.

Fire Forces Children to Flee Buffalo School

08.06.13 | Bob Price

More than 160 children and staff safely got out of the building as a two-alarm fire heavily damaged a Buffalo school.

Libous Steps Down From Leadership Post

08.06.13 | Bob Price

NYS Senator Tom Libous, who orchestrated the Republicans' return to power in 2010, is stepping down as his party's campaign chairman in the Senate while he fights cancer. The Southern Tier Republican will serve as adviser to the new Senate ...

NY Village Tries Birth Control to Trim Deer Herd

08.05.13 | Bob Price

Grasping for a way to control the deer without hunting the animals, leaders of the village of Hastings, NY...population 7,900...have proposed an ambitious compromise to shoot them up - not with bullets but with birth control.

Rochester Students Prepare for Longer School Year

08.05.13 | Bob Price

Beginning in September, students in 40 schools in five states will embark on a school year that will be 300 hours longer than last year - the equivalent of about 50 extra days.

Abortion Rate Down in Rochester

08.02.13 | Bob Price

Fewer women are choosing abortion in Rochester, NY and state-wide. A leading, pro-life organization known as "CompassCare" is the main reason for the decline.

New Apple Brands Revealed in NY

08.02.13 | Bob Price

After years of development and consumer testing as “NY1” and “NY2” Cornell University and New York Apple Growers have given the hottest new apples in the Empire State names worthy of their unique assets: SnapDragon and RubyFrost.

Pataki Cleared in Lawsuit

08.01.13 | Bob Price

A federal jury in Manhattan found on Wednesday that former Gov. George E. Pataki of New York was not liable for violating the rights of six convicted sex offenders who had sued, claiming they were wrongly confined in state psychiatric hospitals ...

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