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, ...
Senator Chuck Schumer is hoping to keep college tuition rates affordable for students here in the Southern Tier.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo has deployed 250 National Guard members to help the recovery effort in the flood-damaged Mohawk Valley region.
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.
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.
These classes are the culmination of the sheriff's office and county court judges working together to make sure everyone stays safe.
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, ...
A bill passed the legislature legalizing sparklers and other small fireworks.
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 ...
There is a nationally ranked beach right in Rochester's backyard, but not in a good way.