List by Category: New York News

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 ...

Frankenstorm Closes Wall Street

10.29.12 | Jeremy Miller

Both the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq will be closed today due to Hurricane Sandy.  The NYSE had said it would still be open today to allow for electronic trading, but that all changed late Sunday with the decision to have no ...

NY Special Session Would Include Ethics Reform

10.26.12 | Jeremy Miller

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo says any special session held in Albany in the coming months is likely to involve talks about improving the state's ethics watchdog. Cuomo says reform of the Joint Commission on Public Ethics is an item that needs to ...

NY, PA Prepare for Hurricane Sandy

10.26.12 | Jeremy Miller

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has directed the state Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services to closely monitor the progress of Hurricane Sandy and prepare for its potential storm impacts. Cuomo says he learned the last time around ...

Childhood Obesity Costing New Yorkers

10.25.12 | Jeremy Miller

New York State Comptroller, Tom Dinapoli, says the state is spending about $12 billion a year to deal with obesity, which is reaching "epidemic proportions" in children, affecting nearly one-third of them. DiNapoli's report says expenditures for ...

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