List by Category: New York News

Eight more states have been added to NY's 14-day quarantine order

07.01.20 | Bob Price

Governor Cuomo's travel advisory now includes 16 states in total. Residents from these states must quarantine for two weeks upon coming to New York or face fines up to $10,000. The banned states added Tuesday include: California, Georgia...

Fitness experts in NY are thinking about taking legal action as gyms remain closed

06.30.20 | Bob Price

Governor Cuomo is keeping gyms closed under phase 4 of the state's re-opening strategy. Erica Dix with Anytime Fitness in Jamestown says the governor is not being fair. Dix is joining 500 other gym owners in considering a class-action lawsuit...

WNY will enter Phase 4 of Gov. Cuomo's COVID-19 re-opening plan tomorrow

06.29.20 | Bill Price

The governor says New York City, though, could be stuck on phase two because of "social distancing" violations in the "Big Apple." The downstate is scheduled to move to "phase three" next week. The governor says he's also reviewing "indoor...

Taking heat in the fight for a NY congressional seat

06.19.20 | Brandon Dickson

The Erie County DA is reviewing a voter and elections fraud complaint against Senator Chris Jacobs. The Republican is running for western New York's vacant 27th District seat. One of the allegations claims Jacobs registered to vote in the...

Cuomo "calls it quits" on COVID-19 press conferences

06.19.20 | Brandon Dickson

Governor Andrew claims he will give his final coronavirus press briefing today. He's been doing these "Q&A's" with the media everyday for over three months. The governor says while New York is making great progress against this plague...

Utica becomes 1st city in NY to make the personnel records of police public

06.18.20 | Brandon Dickson

The mayor says the city is blazing a new trail in the quest for transparency. Starting Monday, residents can go on the Utica website to see the good, the bad, and the ugly when it comes to law enforcement.  

Albany bishop affirms opposition to gay marriage in Episcopal hearings

06.18.20 | Brandon Dickson

The Episcopal Church has held a hearing in the case of a bishop who refused to allow gay marriages in his diocese in Albany, NY. Bishop William Love was punished last year with a restriction on his ministerial duties. Last week's...

Mulling over when malls will reopen in New York state

06.17.20 | Brandon Dickson

Destiny USA in Syracuse is one of the largest indoor shopping malls in the country, and right now it's "lifeless" due to the pandemic. The owners of the shopping center want to know why they're not allowed to re-open. Democratic Assemblyman Al...

The Rochester City Council has voted to defund the police

06.17.20 | Brandon Dickson

RPD's budget is being slashed by $3 million amid calls for police reform across the country. Mayor Lovely Warren, says she's "committed to re-imagining how we police." Police Chief La'Ron Singletary says the "cop cuts" will hurt city...

Schools districts push NY for more control over in-person graduations

06.17.20 | Brandon Dickson

Horseheads School District Superintendent Tom Douglas says many schools will be forced to hold multiple graduations if Governor Cuomo doesn't change his 150-person max mandate. He says hosting multiple ceremonies create more of a health risk...

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