List by Category: New York News

Time Warner Cable Raising Rates

02.26.14 | Bob Price

Time Warner Cable is once again raising rates for its cable customers. The cable giant announced on Tuesday that it will be imposing a new fee for retransmitting broadcast stations that customers could get for free over the air with an antenna. ...

Cuomo Calls Common Core Implementation "Flawed"

02.25.14 | Bob Price

(WBEN) - While in Amherst on Monday, Governor Andrew Cuomo spoke his strongest words on the Common Core curriculum since it was adopted. "I believe it's the right way to go, long term," Cuomo said. "I also believe the implementation has been flawed ...

Hornell, NY Budget Approved

02.25.14 | Bob Price

(WETM-18) - People in Hornell will pay slightly more in taxes after the common council approved next year's budget Monday night. The mayor says city spending isn't changing, but employee healthcare and pension costs are forcing the ...

Likely GOP challenger says he can beat NY's Cuomo

02.24.14 | Bob Price

Rob Astorino's expected run for governor of New York would seem to put him in a mismatch in name recognition, fundraising and party registration against incumbent Andrew Cuomo. But the Republican Westchester County executive, who is setting out an ...

Tuition aid for students in NY illegally gets bump

02.24.14 | Bob Price

Supporters of a bill that would give New York students in the U.S. illegally access to state tuition assistance weren't giving it much of a chance in this election year, planning instead for a push in 2015. But unforeseen support from New York ...

10 Hurt In Bus Crash In Niagara Falls

02.21.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Ten people were injured in a bus crash in western New York yesterday, including a 14 year old girl. It happened in Niagara Falls, after a Niagara Frontier Authority bus, an SUV and a small car collided on icy roads. Four people were hospitalized, ...

Help For Seniors In NY

02.21.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The AARP is pushing Governor Cuomo to help them make life easier for New Yorkers 50 years old and older, alleviating the burden on those who care for them. The AARP is asking the governor to include $26 million in the state budget to help clear the ...

Organic Spinach Recall In NY, PA

02.21.14 | Sarah Harnisch

There is a spinach recall affecting New York and Pennsylvania. National salad brand Taylor Farms is issuing a recall on its organic baby spinach because of possible e-coli contamination. The company says spinach produced by Central Market, Full ...

New York Reforms to Solitary Confinement

02.20.14 |

New York is agreeing to reform solitary confinement in state prisons.    It only changes the rules on solitary confinement for juveniles, pregnant women, and developmentally disabled prisoners. A deal was struck between the state and the ...

Governor Cuomo Targets Youth Smoking

02.20.14 | Sarah Harnisch

New York governor Andrew Cuomo is targeting teen smoking. On Wednesday, Cuomo announced a 9 million dollar grant to be dolled out to 25 groups across the state to help curb youth smoking. Organizations that want the cash have until next Tuesday to ...

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