List by Month: 5-2014

New Faith Based Group Launches in Rochester

05.05.14 | Bill Price

Looking to put their collective spiritual weight behind tackling various worldly woes, a collection of Rochester-area churches have formed a faith-based community organization. The Rochester Alliance of Communities Transforming Society, or ACTS, ...

A Potential Buyer For The Buffalo Bills Unveiled

05.02.14 | Bill Price

A major New York City developer is interested in buying the Buffalo Bills. His name is Howard Milstein. He's a billionaire who has vast real estate holdings in New York. His family's real estate empire includes 50,000 apartments, office buildings ...

Some NY Schools Receive Incomplete Math Tests

05.02.14 | Bill Price

An unknown number of New York schools Thursday received incomplete versions of a statewide math test for third graders and could force some students to finish up the exam next week. Portions of the standardized test were omitted for some schools, ...

The Number of Pennsylvanians Signing Up For Insurance Has Almost Doubled

05.02.14 | Terry Diener

The number of Pennsylvanians signing up for insurance under the 2010 federal health care law almost doubled after February. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released a report showing 318,000 Pennsylvanians have signed up for ...

Erie, PA Is The Snowiest City In America

05.02.14 | Terry Diener

Erie Pennsylvania is the snowiest city in America, dethroning Syracuse New York. Erie has been named champion of the Golden Snow Globe national snow contest for cities with a population of more than 100,000. It’s 2013-14 season snowfall total ...

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05.01.14 | Darcie Schwarz

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School Board Overrides Student Newspaper’s Ban On Use Of ‘Redskins’

05.01.14 | Bill Price

Daniel Snyder isn’t alone in standing by the use of “Redskins” as a team name. A school board committee in Pennsylvania passed a policy this week that prohibits a school newspaper from banning the word from its pages, ...

PA Cops No Longer Need A Warrant To Search Citizens’ Vehicles

05.01.14 | Bill Price

Pennsylvania police officers no longer need a warrant to search a citizen’s vehicle, according to a recent state Supreme Court opinion. The high court's opinion, released Tuesday, is being called a drastic change in citizens’ rights ...

Action Needed To Prevent Rail Disasters In NY

05.01.14 | Bill Price

Several New York agencies are recommending action at the state and federal levels to help prevent rail disasters during shipments of crude oil like the accidents that have occurred in other states and Canada. Gov. Andrew Cuomo sent the agencies' ...

NY Extends Contract With Law Firm To Retain Buffalo Bills In NY

05.01.14 | Bill Price

New York’s economic-development arm has extended a contract with a law firm for legal advice on retaining the Buffalo Bills in New York. Foley and Lardner, LLP, quietly had its contract extended April 16 at a meeting of the state’s ...