List by Category: New York News

Special Ambulance

06.28.13 | Abby Lutcher

Obesity is a major problem both in Western New York and in the United States. In New York State, 24.5 percent of adults are overweight or obese. The numbers are worse in WNY, where 37.5 percent of adults are considered overweight, and 24.7 percent ...

Most Polluted Beach

06.27.13 | Abby Lutcher

There is a nationally ranked beach right in Rochester's backyard, but not in a good way.

Grant Money to Make NY Safer

06.27.13 | Abby Lutcher

More than $13 million in grants is intended to make New York safer.

NY Unemployment Rates Drop in Local Areas

06.26.13 | Abby Lutcher

The New York State Labor Department has released preliminary May 2013 unemployment statistics for metro areas across the state.

One Assemblyman's Opinion on Women's Equality Act

06.26.13 | Abby Lutcher

Assemblyman Phil Palmesano says it's time to make progress for the women in New York by passing the first nine of ten parts to Gov. Cuomo's Women's Equality Act.

Stalled Women's Act

06.25.13 | Abby Lutcher

What is next... for New York's stalled Women's Act?

Changes to the State's Constitution

06.25.13 | Abby Lutcher

Half a dozen constitutional amendments are set for a vote in New York. Voters will decide six changes to the State's Constitution on the November ballot and two in 2014 -- the most in recent times.

Possible 4-New Casinos

06.24.13 | Abby Lutcher

Four Las Vegas type casinos could be coming to upstate New York. The final passage of the casino deal means four casinos could be located in the regions around Albany, Binghamton and the Catskills-Hudson valley area.

Dangerous Cell Phone Batteries

06.24.13 | Abby Lutcher

A New York senator is warning that buying counterfeit or poorly made cell-phone batteries can lead to phones overheating and even exploding.

Eldridge Park is Bouncing Back and Needs Your Help

06.21.13 | Abby Lutcher

Eldridge Park is bouncing back and forth between the third and fourth spot in a national competition put out by Coca-Cola.

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