List by Category: New York News

The fight to restore NY's medical exemption to vaccines continues

02.20.20 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Attorney Carl Schwartz tells Family Life, he's battling for his 11-year-old son Thorn. During tomorrow's court appearance, Schwarz wants to see his son's medical exemption acknowledged long term. Supporters also want to see the court strike...

NY Sen. Chris Jacobs picks up some major support in congressional bid

02.19.20 | Family Life News Team

President Trump tweeted Tuesday that Jacobs will fight for the people of New York and that he has the commander-in-chief's full endorsement. Jacobs says he's honored and humbled to receive the president's backing and will work to support his...

Elmira is going for the Guinness world record again

02.19.20 | Brandon Dickson

Last year, the city tried to form the largest human shamrock. Even though 1,200 participated, the attempt fell short. But, they're trying it again this year. The latest attempt will be on March 15th at 1 p.m. at the Edridge Park baseball...

NY is not challenging a major cell merger

02.17.20 | Family Life News Team

State Attorney General Tish James says New York will no longer get in the way of T-Mobile's multi-billion-dollar merger with Sprint. A judge recently ruled in support of the deal, which James claimed would drive up prices for customers and hurt...

Tim Tebow keeps aiming for major leagures despite age

02.17.20 | Brandon Dickson

The 32-year-old former quarterback is back for his fifth year as a minor league outfielder for the New York Mets. Last year, in his first AAA action with the Syracuse Mets, Tebow hit .163 with four home runs and 19 RBIs in 77 games. He got...

No "travel deal" yet between Pres. Trump and Gov. Cuomo

02.14.20 | Brandon Dickson

Despite no agreement, the Thursday meeting of minds between President Trump and Governor Cuomo were reportedly "productive." However, the Democratic Governor Andrew Cuomo says it made him "feel better knowing he did all he could" to argue for...

The big chill is on

02.14.20 | Bill Price

A "hug-your-honey" watch is definitely in effect this Valentine's Day as the coldest air of the year is here. John Hitchcock at the National Weather Service in Buffalo says the only date that was later for a "single-digit" temperature reading in...

Gov. Cuomo says he’d be willing to “adjust” NY’s bail reform law

02.13.20 | Bob Price

Senate Democrats want to give judges more discretion to keep dangerous offenders locked up.   Supporters of Cuomo's criminal justice reforms say the changes level the playing field for those who cannot afford bail. Opponents say...

Prominent Catholic in NY could be forced to testify about pedophile priests

02.12.20 | Bob Price

A federal judge has ruled that 82-year-old,retired bishop Matthew Clark will be deposed within the next 30 days amid ongoing lawsuits against the Roman Catholic Diocese of Rochester. Attorneys for victims of priest abuse want Clark to testify...

Rob Ortt drops from NY's 27th Congressional District race

02.12.20 | Brandon Dickson

The state senator from Niagara County was among several Republicans who sought to keep the district in GOP hands following the resignation of Chris Collins last year. Nate McMurray is the Democratic nominee, while Republicans are backing state...

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