List by Category: New York News

NY Homeowners Must Reapply for S-T-A-R Tax Rebates

09.19.13 | Bob Price

Some New York State residents who get STAR tax rebates need to reapply before the end of the year, or lose that tax break. This affects 2.6 million basic STAR recipients in New York State. The need for renewal does not affect seniors, or enhanced ...

New York's "Teacher of the Year"

09.18.13 | Bob Price

A Niagara County special education teacher praised for her collaboration with parents has been named New York's 2014 Teacher of the Year. Ashli Dreher, who teaches students with developmental and intellectual disabilities at Lewiston-Porter Senior ...

New Hospital Requirements in NY

09.18.13 | Bob Price

New York is requiring anyone who might come in contact with patients at hospitals and other health care facilities to get a vaccine or wear masks during the upcoming flu season. It's an ambitious effort to control the flu in the places it is known ...

NY Tractor-Collecting Legend To Sell of His Collection This Week

09.17.13 | Sarah Harnisch

A 4th generation farmer from Canandaigua, New York is selling off his legendary tractor collection this weekend. And when he does-- people from all over the world will be watching. Jim Erdle told WHAM news he started his 225 tractor collection in ...

Apple Cider Season Has Arrived In NY, PA

09.17.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Little Tree Orchards In Newfield, New York is bustling; and so is Ritter's Cider Mill in Lackawanna County. It takes 36 apples to make one gallon of cider. Experts say this year is one of the biggest crops in years. If you want to find an apple ...

U.S. Solicitor General To Testify In Prayer Case Out of Greece, NY

09.17.13 | Sarah Harnisch

 The United States is taking an active role in the prayer case out of Greece, New York. The solicitor general of the United States plans to weigh in during upcoming arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court over prayers offered before town board ...

WNY Teen Dies of Football Injury

09.17.13 | Bob Price

A Brocton teen critically injured in a high school football game Friday night has passed away. A spokesperson for Women and Children's Hospital says Damon Janes, 16, died Monday following injuries sustained from a helmet-to-helmet collision during ...

WNY football player dies from injury

09.17.13 | Bob Price

A Brocton teen critically injured in a high school football game Friday night has passed away. A spokesperson for Women and Children's Hospital says Damon Janes, 16, died Monday following injuries sustained from a helmet-to-helmet collision during ...

World's oldest man dies in WNY

09.16.13 | Bob Price

The world's oldest man, a 112-year-old self-taught musician, coal miner and gin rummy aficionado from western New York, has died. Salustiano Sanchez-Blazquez died Friday at a nursing home in Grand Island, according to Robert Young, senior ...

NY pet owners can spend eternity with their pets

09.16.13 | Bob Price

New regulations will allow New York animal lovers to spend eternity with their pets. The Daily News reports officials have finalized rules allowing pet cemeteries to accept the cremated remains of humans. The cemeteries can bury pet owners' ashes ...

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