List by Category: New York News

Reaction to Common Core Results

08.08.13 | Bob Price

Thirty-one percent of New York students in elementary and middle schools were proficient in math and reading on state exams administered last spring, state officials announced Wednesday. That's down from about 65 percent in math and 55 percent in ...

Gas Drilling Giant Gives up Fight with NY

08.08.13 | Bob Price

Chesapeake Energy has given up a two- year legal fight to retain thousands of acres of natural gas drilling in New York State.The company held the gas rights to nearly 230 thousand acres across eight counties in the Finger Lakes region, including ...

Gunmaker Revolts Against SAFE Act

08.08.13 | Bob Price

A firearms manufacturer says it's moving its corporate offices out of New York partly because of the state's strict new gun control law. Kahr Firearms Group of Pearl River is the first gunmaker in the state to blame the law for its departure. The ...

Common Core Results Today

08.07.13 | Bob Price

Students and parents in New York should not be alarmed if the scores on last spring's standardized tests drop sharply, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan said Tuesday. Duncan said the math and English test results that will be released ...

NASCAR Fever at the Glen

08.07.13 | Bob Price

The first of more than 100,000 NASCAR fans arrived in the Southern Tier before the weekend's races. Local business leaders looked forward to the arrival of their money. Before the races start, those fans are keeping themselves busy...by helping ...

NY's Common Core Results Released Today

08.07.13 | Bob Price

Students and parents in New York should not be alarmed if the scores on last spring's standardized tests drop sharply, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan said Tuesday.

NASCAR Fever at the Glen

08.07.13 | Bob Price

The first of more than 100,000 NASCAR fans arrived in the Southern Tier before the weekend's races. Local business leaders looked forward to the arrival of their money.

NY's Common Core Results Released Today

08.07.13 | Bob Price

Students and parents in New York should not be alarmed if the scores on last spring's standardized tests drop sharply, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan said Tuesday.

Fire Forces Children to Flee Buffalo School

08.06.13 | Bob Price

More than 160 children and staff safely got out of the building as a two-alarm fire heavily damaged a Buffalo school.

Libous Steps Down From Leadership Post

08.06.13 | Bob Price

NYS Senator Tom Libous, who orchestrated the Republicans' return to power in 2010, is stepping down as his party's campaign chairman in the Senate while he fights cancer. The Southern Tier Republican will serve as adviser to the new Senate ...

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