List by Category: New York News

New York State Could Get Hydrofracking for Christmas

10.09.12 | Jeremy Miller

          A decision on whether to allow horizontal hydraulic fracturing in New York State could come during the holidays. Deputy Senate Majority Leader, Thomas Libous, says the ongoing state study into ...

Drivers Taking the Thruway And Dodging the Fines

10.08.12 | Sarah Harnisch

More then a million people who have taken the New York State Thruway have dodged some tolls. Drivers didn't pay 35-million dollars in charges and fines between 2007 and 2011. Records show the Thruway's finances have been hurt by people who zip ...

PA Voter Registration Deadline Was Tuesday, New York Friday

10.05.12 | Sarah Harnisch

If you plan on voting in this year's Presidential election, Tuesay was the deadline to register in Pennsylvania. The deadline is Friday in New York. What's at stake? Aside from picking a president, there are 33 U.S. Senate races, 11 gubernatorial ...

The Tally Is In: NY's Apple Crop Down By 50 Percent This Year

10.05.12 | Sarah Harnisch

The apple harvest in New York was sliced in half this year. Orchards across the state are warning that a poor crop is causing them to run out of their supply earlier then usual this season. The state Apple Association said this year's harvest ...

Above-Average Snowfall Projected This Winter In NY, PA

10.03.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Accuweather out of Scranton, Pennsylvania says you can expect more snow this winter then last. Following a nearly snow-free winter last year, the 50 million Americans who live in the northeast and mid-Atlantic should see a snowier-then-average ...

The 'Caesar' Blizzard: Coming To A Town Near You This Winter

10.02.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Finally, blizzards have earned naming rights. Several decades after hurricanes got names, some blizzards in the U.S. this winter will get names, too. For the first time in North America, a national organization will proactively name winter storms. ...

New York To Take Longer To Make A Decision On High Volume Hydrofracking

10.01.12 | Sarah Harnisch

New York State will reopen the rule-making process for natural gas drilling. State administrators said Sunday they will reopen the process on high volume hydrofracking and hold at least 1 public hearing before finalizing regulations, meaning it's ...

Fall Temps To Be Mild in NY and PA, Says The National Weather Service

09.27.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Fall temperatures should be mild for New York and Pennsylvania. The National Weather Service in Binghamton has released their annual fall forecast. They say the month of October is going to have above normal temperatures and below normal rainfall ...

Cuomo Has Less Then 10 Days To Sign NY Organ Donor Bill

09.27.12 | Sarah Harnisch

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has until next Wednesday to figure out if he's going to sign a bill that would boost the number of organ donors in the state. Currently, the organ donor question is optional on state department of motor vehicles ...

Second Senator That Voted For Gay Marriage Is Out

09.26.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Four senators backed gay marriage in New York state in 2011, and now, a second one has likely lost his seat. After a count of absentee ballots, Roy McDonald was behind his opponent, Republican Saratoga County Clerk, Kathy Marchione, by 110 votes. ...

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