List by Category: New York News

20 Inches Of Snow For WNY, WPA

02.01.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Lake effect snow continues for western Pennsylvania and western New York. Folks in southern Erie, Wyoming, Chautauqua, and Alleghany counties are seeing as much as 10 to 20 inches of snow by tonight. Orleans county is getting 4 to 8 inches. The ...

NY Licenses To Go Black And White

02.01.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Driver's licenses are going to look quite a bit different in New York state. The New York state comptroller, Thomas DiNapoli, has approved the Cuomo administration's contract for new licenses that will have black and white photos produced by the ...

Wind Moves Rain Out; Snow In For NY, PA; 25-thousand Without Power

01.31.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Winds were clocked at 39 miles an hour in Hornell, New York, 34 in Waverly, 39 miles an hour in Penn Yann, and 28 miles an hour in Binghamton. There are High Wind Warnings in place until 5 p.m. As this front passes through, there is snow right ...

Hydrofracking Answer May Be Soon For NY

01.31.13 | Sarah Harnisch

The end is in sight. We may have an answer soon on high volume hydrofracking in New York state. New York's Health Commissioner, Nirav Shah, broke his silence on the state's review of health impacts of high volume hydrofracking, telling lawmakers ...

NY's Reproductive Care Act May Not Pass The State Senate

01.30.13 | Sarah Harnisch

There's a bill our newsroom is closely watching in New York State called the Reproductive Care Act, that would allow partial birth abortions all nine months, and force faith based hospitals to offer abortions. It looks like Governor Andrew Cuomo ...

NY Senate Considering Tax Breaks For Businesses That Hire Vets

01.30.13 | Sarah Harnisch

There's a bill in the New York Senate in the works that would give a tax break to any business that hires young, unemployed veterans. It would allow businesses to recieve a state tax cut of up to 10 percent of a veteran's salary, or 15 percent of ...

New York Strawberry Crop is Down

01.30.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Federal agriculture officials say New York state's strawberry crop took a hit last year, but blueberry production was up. The Department of Agriculture says strawberry production dropped to 3-point-2 million pounds, down 11 percent from 2011. Many ...

Hornell, NY Post Office First In The Nation To Display Soldier's Name Outside

01.29.13 | Sarah Harnisch

The Hornell, New York post office has been renamed in honor of fallen marine Zachary Smith, who was killed in Afghanistan 3 years ago. It took an act of Congress and the President's signature to get the designation. The Hornell facility is the ...

Mayors Across NY State To Look At Andrew Cuomo's Budget

01.28.13 | Sarah Harnisch

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s proposed $136 billion spending plan will be put to its toughest examination yet starting today, when a series of hearings kick off critiquing every area of the budget. Mayors and local officials will have ...

Homes Are Selling In New York

01.25.13 | Sarah Harnisch

A Siena College real estate poll released Thursday found in the fourth quarter of 2012, New Yorkers as a whole feel that the market has turned and their home value has increased. That's the first time in three years confidence is up. The confidence ...

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