List by Category: New York News

P.A. Logs Seven Times More Flu Cases Then NY

01.03.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Flu season has kicked into high gear. New York has already reported 913 cases from mid October through December. There are now cases in every county in the state. In Pennsylvania, the tally is climbing even faster. So far, 71-hundred flu cases have ...

Major Changes Eyed In NY's Public Education System

01.03.13 | Sarah Harnisch

A panel of education experts on Wednesday presented to Governor Andrew Cuomo a series of recommendations for reforming New York's public education system. Their ideas included expanding pre-kindergarten programs, consolidating schools and districts ...

Upstate NY Soldier To Be Laid To Rest Today

01.02.13 | Sarah Harnisch

A funeral service will be held today for a fallen soldier from Perinton, New York. Calling hours for Fairport High School graduate Grant Wise are from noon till 2 p.m. today. Wise was killed by a gunshot wound on Christmas Day in Alaska. His ...

Cuomo To Eye Guns, Decriminalization of Marijuana, Minimum Wage In NY This Session

01.02.13 | Sarah Harnisch

When lawmakers return to the capitol in Albany, New York early this month, Governor Andrew Cuomo, fresh off the holiday break, says he's ready to get back to work. And he fully expects lawmakers to pass what he calls "the people's agenda." ...

Webster, NY Mourns Its Firemen

12.28.12 | Sarah Harnisch

The town of of Webster will begin the first of four straight days of wakes and funerals for their fallen firefighters today. Calling hours for both 43 year old Lt. Mike Chiapperini and Tomasz Kaczowka.will be held at Webster Schroeder High School ...

Snow Totals From The Winter Storm

12.27.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Did the winter storm live up to the hype? The National Weather Service is out with their latest snow reports. Here is a tally of the snow totals: Bristol Hills, NY: 20 inchesDansville, NY: 14 inchesGeneva, NY: 18 inchesGreece, NY: 14 ...

Winter Storm Warnings in NY and PA

12.26.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Eight to 18 inches of snow is on its way. There are winter storm warnings in more than 100 counties in New York and Pennsylvania. The heaviest hit areas will undoubtedly be the Finger Lakes, from Penn Yan to Bath to Elmira, which could see 12 to 18 ...

Environment Review On Gas Drilling To Be Completed

12.26.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Even if gas drilling is approved in New York State in 2013, there likely won’t be a gas rush this year. After more than four years of environmental review, marked by escalating battles between the industry and anti-drilling protestors, New ...

2 Firemen Killed, 3 Wounded in Webster, NY Ambush

12.24.12 | Sarah Harnisch

A car fire was started around 5:30 a.m. at 191 Lake Rd. near Bay Rd. and when the first responders arrived, a gunman opened fire on them. Webster Police Chief Gerald Pickering said that the suspect may have created the fire as a trap for ...

Powerful Storm Makes Its Way Through NY, PA

12.21.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Welcome to the first day of winter! A powerful storm upon us, and there is fierce weather in 17 states Friday morning from Washington to Maine, as well as seven traffic deaths, highway pileups, and highway rescues in the snowy midwest. For western ...

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