List by Category: New York News

The significant snow storm is being blamed for an Upstate NY man's death

01.22.19 | Brandon Dickson

Police say 70-year-old Frank DeMasi suffered a heart attack while shoveling at his home in Schenectady County Monday. Cops believe he went outside Sunday evening to clear snow when he was stricken at some point. His body was found by a crew...

The winter freeze has led to plenty of home heating problems

01.22.19 | Brandon Dickson

Authorities recommend you insulate pipes, open cabinet doors underneath the sink to expose pipes to household heat, fix any cracks in walls or your home's foundation that may expose pipes to cold air, and run the faucet with a slow stream, to get...

Upstate NY soldier is among the 4 killed in this week's bomb attack in Syria

01.18.19 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

The Pentagon has confirmed 23-year-old Navy Chief Shannon Kent, Army Chief Jonathan Farmer of Florida, and DOD civilian Scott Wirtz of Missouri were killed in the suicide attack. The 4th person has not been identified. Isis admits to carrying...

6 Inches to 2 feet of white powder and whipping winds weilding their way toward us

01.18.19 | Famiy Life News Team

The biggest snowfall amounts, ranging from one to two feet, will impact western Pennsylvania, the Finger Lakes, and the Twin Tiers. Meteorologist Kevin Williams says the heaviest part of the storm will hit most of us by Saturday afternoon and...

Will the snow storm stop church services Sunday?

01.18.19 | Brandon Dickson

Pastor Mark Kimpland of Endwell United Methodist Church says he's still undecided about canceling services. Safety is the top priority for church leaders.  If you're not able to attend services on Sunday, pastors say you can always stream...

Whipping winter weather is expected to wreak havoc this weekend

01.17.19 | Brandon Dickson

Meteorologist Kevin Williams says most in the Family Life listening area will be "shoveling, scraping, and shivering" this weekend. Meanwhile, officials are reminding you to be aware of snow plows. They say it's wise for you stay at least 100...

Cuomo calls for most agressive clean energy goal in the U.S.

01.17.19 | Brandon Dickson

The New York governor proposes a plan for 100% renewable energy by 2040. The Democrat says the Empire State can wean itself off of fossil fuels by relying on wind, solar, hydroelectric, and nuclear power.

The NY state legislature has passed a bill protecting transgenders

01.16.19 | Brandon Dickson

The gender expression non-discrimination act means they can't be discriminated against when it comes to things such as employment, education, or housing. The Senate and Assembly also approved legislation banning the practice of so-called "gay...

Cuomo touts hopes to legalize weed and expand abortion in NYS

01.16.19 | Brandon Dickson

Greater gun control laws are also an part of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's agenda as mentioned in his State of the State Speech. During his talk Tuesday, Cuomo also mentioned banning plastic bags and passing the Child Victims Act to remove...

Top five facts about the New York State of the State

01.15.19 | Bob Price

The 2019 State of the State Address is set to begin at 2 p.m. 18 News addresses five facts about the event: The State of the State is given once a year by the governors of most states. The addresses are usually delivered to both...

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