List by Category: New York News

What Fireworks are Allowed and Not Allowed

07.04.13 | Abby Lutcher

ALL FIREWORKS HAVE BEEN BANNED IN NEW YORK SINCE 1940. IN 1997, THE DEFINITION WAS EXPANDED TO INCLUDE ROMAN CANDLES AND SPARKLERS. NEW YORK IS ONE OF JUST 4 STATES IN THE NATION-- THAT OUTLAW ALL PERSONAL USE. IN PENNSYLVANIA-- YOU NEED A PERMIT, ...

Support to Keep Student Loan Rates Low

07.03.13 | Abby Lutcher

Senator Chuck Schumer is hoping to keep college tuition rates affordable for students here in the Southern Tier.

Gov. Cuomo Sends National Guard to Upstate NY

07.03.13 | Abby Lutcher

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has deployed 250 National Guard members to help the recovery effort in the flood-damaged Mohawk Valley region.

Heavy Rain Floods Southern Tier

07.02.13 | Abby Lutcher

Flooding created problem areas throughout the Twin Tiers on Monday. Parts of Elmira Heights got hit harder than others, like the neighborhood on 12th Street.

Cuomo Signs Tough New Anti-Texting And Driving Bill Into Law

07.02.13 | Abby Lutcher

New York's young drivers now face a 60-day suspension when caught texting or using a hand-held cell phone on the road under a law Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed.

Safety Pistol Permit Classes

07.01.13 | Abby Lutcher

These classes are the culmination of the sheriff's office and county court judges working together to make sure everyone stays safe.

Severe Weather-Ruled Sunday Night

07.01.13 | Abby Lutcher

Shortly after 5 pm Sunday night 1 of 3 different severe thunderstorm warnings was issued by the National Weather Service. Areas such as Woodhull, Lindley, Gang Mills, Corning, and South Corning were struck with strong tree damaging gusts of wind, ...

Debate Reignites Over Fireworks

06.28.13 | Abby Lutcher

A bill passed the legislature legalizing sparklers and other small fireworks.

Special Ambulance

06.28.13 | Abby Lutcher

Obesity is a major problem both in Western New York and in the United States. In New York State, 24.5 percent of adults are overweight or obese. The numbers are worse in WNY, where 37.5 percent of adults are considered overweight, and 24.7 percent ...

Most Polluted Beach

06.27.13 | Abby Lutcher

There is a nationally ranked beach right in Rochester's backyard, but not in a good way.

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