List by Category: New York News

Environment Review On Gas Drilling To Be Completed

12.26.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Even if gas drilling is approved in New York State in 2013, there likely won’t be a gas rush this year. After more than four years of environmental review, marked by escalating battles between the industry and anti-drilling protestors, New ...

2 Firemen Killed, 3 Wounded in Webster, NY Ambush

12.24.12 | Sarah Harnisch

A car fire was started around 5:30 a.m. at 191 Lake Rd. near Bay Rd. and when the first responders arrived, a gunman opened fire on them. Webster Police Chief Gerald Pickering said that the suspect may have created the fire as a trap for ...

Powerful Storm Makes Its Way Through NY, PA

12.21.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Welcome to the first day of winter! A powerful storm upon us, and there is fierce weather in 17 states Friday morning from Washington to Maine, as well as seven traffic deaths, highway pileups, and highway rescues in the snowy midwest. For western ...

Two Upstate NY Schools Threatened

12.21.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Students in Pennsylvania and New York are still on edge follow the Connecticut massacre. And now, two schools in the listening area have been threatened. Owego schools were warned that a student was planning a shooting today at the Tioga County ...

NY, PA Looking At Their Gun Laws Following Connecticut Massacre

12.21.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Governor Tom Corbett sidestepped questions about what Pennsylvania can do in the aftermath of the Connecticut shootings, but says mental illness is the key issue. At a news conference, Corbett said any ban on assault weapons is a federal issue that ...

Major Winter Storm Heading For NY, PA On Friday

12.20.12 | Sarah Harnisch

A snow storm 900 miles wide is threatening travel today in the midwest, and it's heading toward us. Five million people are under a blizzard warning today. Iowa and Wisconsin are seeing a foot and a half of snow and 50 mile an hour winds. In the ...

Millions Handed Out To NY To Create Jobs

12.20.12 | Sarah Harnisch

The Finger Lakes region of New York state took home the most cash from New York's Regional Economic Development Council awards. It's Albany's version of "The Hunger Games," in which 10 regional councils across the state are pitted against each ...

A Day Of Silence

12.20.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Upstate New York and Pennsylvania will pause at 9:30 Friday morning to remember the victims at Sandy Hook Elementary School. Steuben County Legislature Chairman Joe Hauryski proclaimed Friday a day of mourning and requested the whole state to join ...

Cuomo Administration Approves For New Benefit Plans

12.19.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Uninsured New Yorkers and small businesses will be able to shop for benefit plans from the state's healthcare exchange in October next year, with coverage beginning in January 2014, the Cuomo Administration has announced. New York's healthcare ...

Conservative May Take Final Seat In NY Senate

12.18.12 | Sarah Harnisch

The final seat in the New York Senate race may be officially decided today, and the odds look good for Republican Assemblyman George Amedore.  Amedore has already claimed victory, but his democratic opponent Cecilia Tkaczyk, says his victory ...

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