List by Category: New York News

Man accused of striking 12 parked cars in North Buffalo

09.18.17 | Bob Price

A 36-year-old Buffalo man has been arrested after striking cars near Hertel Ave. in North Buffalo. Joshua Jones is accused of striking and damaging 12 parked vehicles overnight on Taft Place. Jones was charged with driving-while-intoxicated...

Person struck and killed by train in Endicott

09.18.17 | Bob Price

Police are investigating the death of a person who was struck by a train Friday afternoon in Endicott. A 911 call summoned emergency responders around 4:15 p.m., to the train tracks by North Page Avenue and North Duane Avenue. The Endicott fire...

The Niagara Falls, NY water board has been ordered to pay $50K

09.15.17 | Bob Price

The state says the Niagara Fall Water Board is to blame for the black discharge at the base of the falls back in July.  In addition to the fine, water-board workers must now be monitored by the DEC. In Niagara Falls Wednesday, Governor...

September is Hunger Action Month

09.15.17 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

The Food Bank of the Southern Tier is fighting against food insecurity. Food bank President Natasha Thompson invites people in the community to "educate themselves about the issue of hunger, roll up their sleeves, get involved." The food bank...

A NY assemblyman is hosting a rally in Buffalo to reform NY's voting laws

09.14.17 | Bob Price

Democrat Sean Ryan says allowing early voting could reverse a decades-long trend of low turnout at the polls. Political pundit Bruce Fischer says voter apathy is contagious all across the Empire State. Fischer says incumbents do well when...

An update allows Wyoming County, NY gun-owners to take firearms more places

09.14.17 | Bob Price

The places will soon include county-owned government buildings. In the village of Warsaw, residents have mixed reaction to the news. The amended gun ordinance in Wyoming County excludes taking weapons to police stations and the county jail.

Senator Gillibrand has announced her support for a single-payer government-run health care law

09.13.17 | Bob Price

It's legislation authored by Bernie Sanders, but until now has never had a co-sponsor. Gillibrand, one of the most liberal lawmakers in the Senate, is a leading candidate to challenge President Trump in 2020.

Feds say NY pays billions to health care providers who don't follow the medicaid rules

09.13.17 | Jeremy Miller

A report by the office of the inspector general found that many providers failed to document patient assessments or provide written care plans to elderly and disabled New Yorkers receiving at-home care. The report calculates the state may have...

A 4th grade teacher from Brockport named the 2018 NYS teacher of the year

09.13.17 | Bob Price

Christopher Albrecht has been an elementary school teacher for 20 years in the Rochester region. Albrecht is actively involved in his school's yearly spelling bee, serves on the school yearbook committee, and has coached high school baseball for...

Today is primary day in New York

09.12.17 | Bob Price

Polls are open from noon 'til 9 in most counties. This year's contests don't include any races at the federal or state-wide level.  But there are several key contests for county executive, judgeships, district attorney, and mayoral races in...

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