List by Category: New York News

Cuomo Sets Timeline For Hydrofracking

05.24.13 | Sarah Harnisch

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo says a decision on hydrofracking is coming sooner then you may think. The governor promised to make a decision before the 2014 election on Thursday. That's 18 months away. He said he's waiting on his state health ...

SUNY Campuses Go Tax Tree To Lure Businesses

05.23.13 |

The “Tax-Free NY” initiative will lure start-up companies through tax-free incentives, such as no income tax for employees and no sales, property or business taxes, the governor announced at the University at Albany nanotech center as ...

Power Restored To Thousands In Twin Tiers

05.23.13 |

Power was restored last night to hundreds of homes in the twin tiers, after strong storms downed trees that knocked out the lights. 22-hundred people were in the dark in Chemung County, with Southport being the hardest hit. 15-hundred people in ...

Results for NY School Budgets and the Pennsylvania Primary

05.22.13 | Sarah Harnisch

School budget results are in across New York. And so are the primary election results in Pennsylvania. New York: Western New York charted the most failed budgets: Alden, Bemus Point, Clarence, Lewport, Niagara Wheatfield and Wilson. In the ...

Cuomo's Location Options To Plant A NY Casino Narrow

05.22.13 | Sarah Harnisch

There are now just 4 regions in the state that New York Governor Andrew Cuomo may plop a casino down. On Tuesday, the governor struck a deal with the Saint Regis Mohawk tribe that maintains exclusive rights to operate casinos in the northern part ...

Voting Day In New York and Pennsylvania

05.21.13 |

Two important votes are taking place today. It's Primary day in Pennsylvania and School Budget day in New York. These are two huge votes in both states.  In Pennsylvania, voters will be deciding party reps for the fall election in local and ...

NY May Get Stricter Boating Laws

05.21.13 | Sarah Harnisch

New York state lawmakers are pushing for better boating safety. On Monday, they continued to push for requiring boating safety courses for new operators, after a number of deaths in recent years. The bill would require boaters operating ...

NY Assembly Speaker Says He's Not Leaving His Job

05.21.13 | Sarah Harnisch

New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver has no plans to step down. Silver apologized Monday for his handling of the sexual harassment scandal involving disgraced Assemblyman Vito Lopez, but said he has no plans to step down from the post he's held ...

Voting Day Is Tuesday In NY & PA

05.20.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Tomorrow is Primary Day in Pennsylvania and School Budget Day in New York. There are two huge votes in both states.  In Pennsylvania, voters will be deciding party reps for the fall election in local and county-wide races.  Remember, this ...

Vito Lopez Steps Down

05.20.13 |

New York Assemblyman Vito Lopez officially resigned today amid a sexual harassment scandel that threatened to bring down one of the states' most powerful Democrats. The 72 year-old Lopez stepped down officially at nine o'clock this morning.  ...

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