List by Category: New York News

Southern Tier Soldier Dies In Afghanistan

11.05.12 | Sarah Harnisch

A soldier from Corning, New York has died in Afghanistan while serving with the Army Reserves. 22-year-old Ryan Jayne was just home in Canisteo on a 10 day leave, and left to go back to Afghanistan last Monday. Jayne was hit by a roadside bomb. He ...

Gas Prices Fall Dramatically; Sandy To Blame

11.05.12 |

Gas prices had their sharpest drop since 2008 last week, the latest Lundburg Survey found. The average price fell to $3.55 a gallon betwen October 19th and November 2nd. One of the big factors was the destruction from Hurricane Sandy inhibiting ...

Upstate New Yorkers May Not Have To Pick Up The Tab For Sandy

11.02.12 | Sarah Harnisch

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo estimated the cost to fix all the damage from Hurricane Sandy on Long Island could top 6 billion dollars. That's a tab upstaters may not have to pick up. On Wednesday, President Obama made a committment to pay for 100 ...

Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation On Display In Upstate NY Today

11.02.12 | Sarah Harnisch

President Lincoln's Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation, penned in the summer of 1862, went on display Thursday at the Roberson Museum and Science Center in Binghamton, as part of a 2-day exhibition. The exhibit is the only surviving handwritten ...

53 NY Towns File Proceedings To Testify In Gas Drilling Cases

11.01.12 | Sarah Harnisch

More then 50 towns and cities from across upstate New York are asking to join two massive hydrofracking cases. Towns like Rush, Mendon, Ulysses, and Ithaca are asking a State Appeals Court for permission to weigh in on whether they can ban natural ...

Cuomo Puts A Preliminary Price Tag On Sandy Damage To NY

11.01.12 | Sarah Harnisch

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo put an estimate on the damage to downstate New York from Hurricane Sandy on Wednesday. He predicted the state has sustained at least 6-billion-dollars in losses, and asked the President to provide 100-percent ...

Relief Efforts Underway For Hurricane Sandy

11.01.12 | Sarah Harnisch

  At least 74 people in the U.S. are now dead as a result of Hurricane Sandy; 12 in Pennsylvania, 30 in downstate New York. Millions remain without power, and recovery isn't coming nearly fast enough. All attention has now shifted to ...

Power Outage Contact List, Maps

10.30.12 |

Pennsylvania: PPL: PPL: 1-800-342-5775 View outage map here.   First Energy (Met-Ed, Penelec, PennPower & WestPenn Power): 1-888-544-4877 View outage map here.   PECO: 1-800-841-4141 View outage map here.   Adams ...

Where Is Sandy Heading Next?

10.30.12 | Sarah Harnisch

If you zoom in on this map, you can see where Sandy is by town and by time.   Map courtesy of MSNBC.

President: NY State of Emergency

10.29.12 | Jeremy Miller

President Obama declared a state of emergency for New York state and ordered federal aid to supplement state and local response efforts due to the emergency conditions resulting from Hurricane Sandy. The action authorizes the Department of Homeland ...

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