List by Category: New York News

Faith-family battle continues between NY state and Syracuse's New Hope Family Services

11.21.19 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Alliance Defending Freedom's Roger Brooks recently argued in federal court on behalf of New Hope. He says New York has threatened to take the agency's license if it refuses to place newborns with same-sex and unmarried couples. If the Second...

FBI now inestigating slew of racial incidents at Syracuse University

11.20.19 | Family Life News Team

Since November 7th, there have been reports of both anti-Asian and anti-African American graffiti being found in buildings. The latest incident involved a white supremacist manifesto that was posted online and shared with students. Governor...

NY's comptroller calls for better notifications for devel. handicapped families

11.19.19 | Sarah Harnisch

Tom DiNapoli's audit, just released, also says the state office for people with developmental disabilities doesn't always provide families and guardians with records they requested. He said the state office of mental health was also failing to...

Pro-life groups take on New York state for new hiring law

11.19.19 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Several pro-life organizations and a church are taking on Governor Andrew Cuomo for signing a new law they say will force them to employ workers who oppose their values and pro-life mission. Alliance Defending Freedom's Denise Harle says, "this...

20+ People have been left homeless by a massive fire in Hornell, NY

11.18.19 | Bob Price

At least four homes are completely gone. Two More suffered significant damage. One man was seriously injured in the fire that broke out yesterday afternoon. The Red Cross is assisting all those displaced by the blaze which spanned half of a...

Syracuse Univ. shuts down frat activities after alleged racist incident

11.18.19 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

S.U. Chancellor Kent Syverud says the suspension "pending the outcome of the investigation" impacts the whole campus until the end of the semester.   This comes following reports that members of “Alpha Chi Rho” harassed a black...

New York's Greenlight Law takes effect next month

11.15.19 | Bob Price

Those opposed say the law will pave the way for fraud and abuse in the Empire State. Stephen Hayford with New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms says, once the law goes into effect, 265,000 undocumented immigrants are expected to apply for...

NY adoptees are now allowed to receive a certified birth certificate at age 18

11.15.19 | Family Life News Team

Governor Cuomo signed the measure into law on Thursday.  It will ensure all adult New Yorkers will have the same rights to information about their birth and biological parents. Previously, adoptees had to file a court petition to find out...

Conflicting accounts about the Catholic diocese in Buffalo

11.14.19 | Traci Lynn Woolsey, Brandon Dickson

This comes following a recent report from the Vatican. Catholic news correspondent Christopher Lamb claims Bishop Malone's resignation is soon to come after a recent meeting with the papal ambassador to the U.S. Brooklyn Bishop Nicholas...

New York's court system expands gender options on jury forms

11.13.19 | Bob Price

It appears as though New York's judicial system is joining the gender fluidity movement in an attempt to be more inclusive of people who do not identify as male or female. The court system says by January it will have updated all jury...

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