List by Category: New York News

Broome County Tops The State of NY In Population Exodus

03.15.13 | Sarah Harnisch

According to new U.S. Census figures, Broome County's population drop is the highest in the state; even more then New York City. The county lost 25-hundred people between 2010 and 2012, according to estimates released Thursday. Cornell University ...

Gun Show Operators Agree To NY SAFE Act Requirements

03.15.13 | Sarah Harnisch

New York authorities say most of the state's gun show operators have agreed to new rules to make sure weapon sales are properly tracked and done safely. Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says that 23 operators - representing more than 80 percent ...

Burn Bans Start In NY And PA Proclaims Wildfire Prevention Week

03.15.13 | Sarah Harnisch

All outdoor residential bush burning in New York has been prohibited by the D-E-C as wildfire season gets underway. The season begins on March 16th and ends on May 14th. The restriction was put in place back in 2009 to prevent wildfires and to ...

SAFE Act Won't Be Blocked Until The State Supreme Court Case

03.14.13 | Sarah Harnisch

A State Supreme Court judge has denied a motion to block parts of New York's SAFE Act, the new gun control law. A group of more then 12-hundred Second Amendment supporters sued the state over the haste with which the law was passed. They say it ...

Spiderman To Be Filmed In Rochester, NY

03.14.13 | Sarah Harnisch

The next Spiderman film will be shot in upstate New York. The Executive Director of the Rochester/Fingerlakes Film and Video Office revealed a secret she'd been keeping for two months yesterday, a portion of the Amazing Spiderman 2 will be filmed ...

NY AG Wants Lawsuit Against SAFE Act Tossed

03.12.13 | Sarah Harnisch

The Attorney General's office in New York has moved to toss a lawsuit against the state's new gun law. The state made a request in court Monday that the injunction be thrown out. The group "We the People of New York" filed it February 28th, ...

Cuomo Popularity Down; Spitzer Says He Doesn't Regret Resigning

03.12.13 | Sarah Harnisch

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's popularity continues to slide. Cuomo's favorability rating slipped for the third consecutive month, and hit its lowest point since he took office in 2011, a Sienna College poll has found. His popularity fell to 64 ...

Gun Business Soars In New York

03.11.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Business is up significantly after the New York gun laws were enacted in December.  Dennis Deasy, owner of Niagara gun range in North Tonawanda, says his pistol permit classes are booked through May, and his store can hardly keep up with ...

NY Lotto Brings In More Cash; Schools Aren't Benefitting

03.11.13 | Sarah Harnisch

New York's lottery revenue is soaring, but the percentage going to schools is stagnant. The lottery revenue hit a 9 billion dollar record this year, but the percentage of aid that goes to 700 school districts statewide hasn't budged. Only about 15 ...

Christie, Ryan Would Beat Cuomo If The 2016 Presidential Election Were Today

03.08.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Could New York Governor Andrew Cuomo become President in 2016? Neither former Vice Presidential Candidate Paul Ryan nor New Jersey Governor Chris Christie have announced they're running for President in 2016; but a new poll out by Quinnipiac ...

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