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Map Of the New York Races

11.07.12 |

How did the New York races play out?  Senate: All but 2 of the state's 62 counties voted for Kirsten Gillibrand. She beat Wendy Long 72 to 26 percent. Alleghany and Wyoming counties voted for Long. Chuck Schumer was not up for re-election. ...

Decision 2012: Voter Guides, Poll Times, Places To Vote, Issues and Races To Watch

11.05.12 | Sarah Harnisch

What times are the polls open? Did I register to vote? Where do I go to vote? Who do I vote for? When does Family Life’s coverage begin? Which races should I watch? The Family Life news team has answers to all your questions.

New York Logs Measureable Snowfall

11.05.12 | Sarah Harnisch

It's no snowstorm, but Frewsburg and West Valley in the western part of the state logged 2-tenths of an inch. That's enough to log an official tally. On average, Buffalo usually sees its first snowflakes in late October, and the first measurable ...

Southern Tier Soldier Dies In Afghanistan

11.05.12 | Sarah Harnisch

A soldier from Corning, New York has died in Afghanistan while serving with the Army Reserves. 22-year-old Ryan Jayne was just home in Canisteo on a 10 day leave, and left to go back to Afghanistan last Monday. Jayne was hit by a roadside bomb. He ...

Gas Prices Fall Dramatically; Sandy To Blame

11.05.12 |

Gas prices had their sharpest drop since 2008 last week, the latest Lundburg Survey found. The average price fell to $3.55 a gallon betwen October 19th and November 2nd. One of the big factors was the destruction from Hurricane Sandy inhibiting ...

Upstate New Yorkers May Not Have To Pick Up The Tab For Sandy

11.02.12 | Sarah Harnisch

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo estimated the cost to fix all the damage from Hurricane Sandy on Long Island could top 6 billion dollars. That's a tab upstaters may not have to pick up. On Wednesday, President Obama made a committment to pay for 100 ...

Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation On Display In Upstate NY Today

11.02.12 | Sarah Harnisch

President Lincoln's Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation, penned in the summer of 1862, went on display Thursday at the Roberson Museum and Science Center in Binghamton, as part of a 2-day exhibition. The exhibit is the only surviving handwritten ...

53 NY Towns File Proceedings To Testify In Gas Drilling Cases

11.01.12 | Sarah Harnisch

More then 50 towns and cities from across upstate New York are asking to join two massive hydrofracking cases. Towns like Rush, Mendon, Ulysses, and Ithaca are asking a State Appeals Court for permission to weigh in on whether they can ban natural ...

Cuomo Puts A Preliminary Price Tag On Sandy Damage To NY

11.01.12 | Sarah Harnisch

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo put an estimate on the damage to downstate New York from Hurricane Sandy on Wednesday. He predicted the state has sustained at least 6-billion-dollars in losses, and asked the President to provide 100-percent ...

Relief Efforts Underway For Hurricane Sandy

11.01.12 | Sarah Harnisch

  At least 74 people in the U.S. are now dead as a result of Hurricane Sandy; 12 in Pennsylvania, 30 in downstate New York. Millions remain without power, and recovery isn't coming nearly fast enough. All attention has now shifted to ...

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