List by Category: New York News

January Thaw

01.09.13 | Sarah Harnisch

New York and Pennsylvania are going to be 15 to 20 degrees above normal for January by this weekend. Temperatures will be in the 50's by Saturday and Sunday. There are wind advisories in place for western New York and western Pennsylvania from 10 ...

Double Amputee's Girls To Get Settlement Cash

01.09.13 | Sarah Harnisch

A settlement has been reached by Darien Lake theme park over the death of a double amputee Iraq war veteran. Darien Lake and the family of James Hackemer reportedly reached a seven-figure settlement, but details haven't been released. The ...

Group Wants New York DEC Public Comment Period Extended Again On Gas Drilling

01.08.13 | Sarah Harnisch

We are getting more details on a group that's petitioning to have the public comment period extended in New York on high volume hydrofracking. A group of lawmakers from Tompkins and Chemung counties held a rally Monday asking for the 30 day period ...

New Webster Police Officer Hailed As Hero

01.08.13 |

A Webster, New York police officer is being credited for "preventing further loss of life" in the Christmas Eve ambush on firefighters. The Webster police chief says officer Mark Reed arrived on scene almost immediately after the first 911 call. He ...

Flu Rampant In PA, NY, and The Rest of the Nation This January

01.07.13 | Sarah Harnisch

The flu is now widespread in 41 states. It's the fastest start to the flu season in a decade, according to a new federal report. Health experts have this advice: "wash your hands, wash your hands, wash your hands... cover your mouth, and stay home ...

Cash Coming For Upstate NY Hospitals

01.07.13 | Sarah Harnisch

New York Senator Chuck Schumer announced today that three upstate rural hospitals will be getting more than one-and-a-half million dollars in Medicare funding for the next 12 months. It's part of the year end "fiscal cliff" deal. Without it, ...

Technology To Map Seneca Indian Nation For The Layman

01.07.13 | Sarah Harnisch

A new app will be able to translate English into the Seneca Indian Nation language. Rochester Institute of Technology Graduate Student Robbie Jimerson is not a linguist or a fluent speaker of Seneca, but he is a Seneca Indian, has access to ...

How Does The Affordable Care Act Impact You?

01.04.13 | Sarah Harnisch

It is now 2013, and that means key portions of President Obama's Affordable Health Care bill are kicking in. One of the most critical parts of the bill is an online insurance market where you will be able to comparison shop, and see which insurance ...

Corning Inc To Release Details On Next Generation Gorilla Glass

01.04.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Your smartphone is about to get tougher. Corning Incorporated, the Southern Tier's largest employer, is poised to unveil Gorilla Glass 3 next week. The glass is used in most smartphones, as well as tablet computers and high definition televisions. ...

Big Bird Used To Study IQ In Upstate NY

01.04.13 | Sarah Harnisch

Researchers in Rochester, New York are using Big Bird to study the human brain. Scientists at the University of Rochester scaned the brains of kids and adults watching Sesame Street, and then had them take an IQ test. Kids who watched the show had ...

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