List by Category: New York News

NY Village Tries Birth Control to Trim Deer Herd

08.05.13 | Bob Price

Grasping for a way to control the deer without hunting the animals, leaders of the village of Hastings, NY...population 7,900...have proposed an ambitious compromise to shoot them up - not with bullets but with birth control.

Rochester Students Prepare for Longer School Year

08.05.13 | Bob Price

Beginning in September, students in 40 schools in five states will embark on a school year that will be 300 hours longer than last year - the equivalent of about 50 extra days.

Abortion Rate Down in Rochester

08.02.13 | Bob Price

Fewer women are choosing abortion in Rochester, NY and state-wide. A leading, pro-life organization known as "CompassCare" is the main reason for the decline.

New Apple Brands Revealed in NY

08.02.13 | Bob Price

After years of development and consumer testing as “NY1” and “NY2” Cornell University and New York Apple Growers have given the hottest new apples in the Empire State names worthy of their unique assets: SnapDragon and RubyFrost.

Pataki Cleared in Lawsuit

08.01.13 | Bob Price

A federal jury in Manhattan found on Wednesday that former Gov. George E. Pataki of New York was not liable for violating the rights of six convicted sex offenders who had sued, claiming they were wrongly confined in state psychiatric hospitals ...

Casino Funds Disbersed in NY

08.01.13 | Bob Price

After a four year dispute between the Senecas and the state, Governor Cuomo and Seneca President Barry Snyder have presented checks to the three casino host cities.

Appeals Court says NYC's Big Soda Ban Unconstitutional

07.31.13 | Bob Price

New York City's crackdown on big, sugary sodas is staying on ice.

Scammers seek Personal Info from Seniors

07.30.13 | Bob Price

New York State officials are warning seniors about scammers promising "free" medical alert devices.

Jay J's Law Signed by Gov. Cuomo

07.30.13 | Bob Price

Jay J's law is now the law. Governor Cuomo has signed the bill that will toughen penalties for repeat child abusers.

Environmentalists sue over Farm Rules

07.29.13 | Bob Price

A coalition of environmental organizations sued the state Department of Environmental Conservation late last week, claiming the state’s effort to roll back dairy farm regulations violates both New York and federal law.

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