List by Category: New York News

Some School Districts Quit Healthier School Lunch Program

08.28.13 | Bob Price

After just one year, some schools around the country are dropping out of the healthier new federal lunch program, complaining that so many students turned up their noses at meals packed with whole grains, fruits and vegetables that the cafeterias ...

Some School Districts Quit Healthier School Lunch Program

08.28.13 | Bob Price

After just one year, some schools around the country are dropping out of the healthier new federal lunch program, complaining that so many students turned up their noses at meals packed with whole grains, fruits and vegetables that the cafeterias ...

NOAA : Virus likely causing dolphin deaths

08.28.13 | Bob Price

Federal officials say a virus is likely what's causing hundreds of dead bottlenose dolphins to wash ashore along the East Coast. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says 333 dolphins have been stranded between New York and North ...

NY Expands Geese Hunts

08.27.13 | Bob Price

State wildlife managers are making changes to the September Canada goose hunting season around New York to trim a goose population that continues to be too high in many areas. State Environmental Conservation Commissioner Joe Martens says the ...

Honda Contest to Save Local Drive-in Theaters

08.27.13 | Bob Price

Two Western New York drive-in movie theaters are in a national contest to safeguard their future.  Honda is offering a first place prize to pay for their conversion to digital projectors. The high cost of adding the new equipment is a problem ...

Trump Calls NY Attorney General a "Political Hack"

08.26.13 | Bob Price

Donald Trump on Monday defended his Trump University as a booming success for student entrepeneurs and blasted NY Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, who called it a scam.  Schneiderman shot back that Trump is making wild accusations, just ...

State Police Launch Operation "Summer Break"

08.26.13 | Bob Price

Operation "Summer Break" gets underway today.  It's a stepped-up law enforcement effort by New York State Police targeting drivers on the Thruway, Interstate-90 in the run-up to Labor Day.  Police will be looking for speeders,  ...

Bills Sign Leinart

08.26.13 | Bob Price

The Buffalo Bills have announced that the team has signed free agent QB Matt Leinart.  Leinart fills an immediate need at Buffalo's injury-depleted quarterback position.  Starting QB Kevin Kolb left the Bills' game Saturday against ...

Farmers Almanac : Super Bowl may be Storm Bowl

08.26.13 | Bob Price

The Farmers' Almanac is using words like "piercing cold," "bitterly cold" and "biting cold" to describe the upcoming winter. And if its predictions are right, the first outdoor Super Bowl in years will be a messy "Storm Bowl." The 197-year-old ...

Today's Stop: Binghamton, Scranton; For President Obama

08.23.13 | Sarah Harnisch

President Obama traveled across upstate New York on Thursday to tout a new set of higher-education reforms. He spoke in Buffalo, ate lunch in Rochester with college students and visited a birthplace of women’s rights in Seneca Falls. The ...

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