List by Category: New York News

Benefit For Ben Sauer

03.07.14 | Sarah Harnisch

A Christian family from Clarence, New York has learned one of their 4-year-old sons, Ben Sauer, has brain cancer. Two months ago, Ben was fine. And now, he has weeks to live. The tumor has tripled, despite treatment. The family believes Ben's story ...

Buffalo Celebrates Chicken Wing at 50 !

03.07.14 | Bob Price

Happy 50th birthday, chicken wings.    The milestone is being celebrated Thursday at the Anchor Bar, the Buffalo tavern that's credited with inventing the dish on a March night a half century ago. "When you look at the beginnings of it, ...

Sriram Hathwar Wins Fifth Straight Regional Spelling Bee

03.07.14 | Bob Price

The Regional Spelling Bee took place at Campbell-Savona High School Thursday night, featuring 29 schools and 54 spellers from the Twin Tiers. They all had one goal in mind: make the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C.  Sriram ...

C-PP Discusses Common Core Lesson Plan Replacement, Elementary Schedule Change

03.06.14 | Bob Price

After deciding to stop using New York State’s lesson plans for Common Core, Corning-Painted Post School District leaders met Wednesday night to talk about replacement curriculum. The school board says the teaching plans from the state in ...

Schniederman Announces Partnership with Socia Media to Curb Online Gun Sales

03.06.14 | Bob Price

Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today joined Facebook, Instagram and leading gun safety organizations in announcing new policies that will help the world’s largest social networking service and owner of the most popular photo-sharing ...

Niagara Falls Frozen Solid... Again

03.05.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Niagara Falls has come to a halt again. The cascading water is frozen because of the bitter frozen temperatures. It's the second time this winter that six million cubic feet of water at the Falls has come to an icy halt. To view the stunning ...

Astorino to Announce Whether he'll Run for Governor

03.05.14 | Bob Price

Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino is widely expected to announce a run for governor Wednesday, when he will release an online video announcing his decision. On his Twitter account Tuesday, Astorino said he will release a video message ...

O'Mara Supports Legislation to Legalize, Regulate Medical Marijuana

03.05.14 | Bob Price

New York State Senator Tom O'Mara (R-Big Flats) said Tuesday that he supports legislation that would legalize medical marijuana. His statement calls it the most tightly-regulated and restrictive medical marijuana system in the country.O'Mara said ...

Indian Group looks to Expand Casino Operations in NY

03.04.14 | Bob Price

The Seneca Indian Nation has purchased 32 acres in a suburb of Rochester as the potential site of a fourth western New York casino.    The $2.7 million purchase was announced by the Seneca Gaming Corporation on Monday.    ...

Cold Threatens Maple Syrup Production

03.04.14 | Bob Price

Maple syrup producers across New York say the season is off to a slow start because of frigid weather. The best weather for sap is daytime temperatures in the low 40s and nighttime lows in the 20s. But this winter has been so cold ...

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