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NYSEG Recycles 30-Thousandth Refrigerator

07.25.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The 30,000th old refrigerator or freezer to be hauled away to make room for a modern, energy-efficient version under a special program to get rid of old electricity guzzlers left a Cayuga Heights home Tuesday. NYSEG marked a milestone in its ...

3 Year Old Saved From Drowning In Erie Canal

07.25.14 | Sarah Harnisch

A police officer is being credited with rescuing a 3-year-old boy from the Erie Canal in central New York. Police in the Seneca County village of Waterloo tell local media that they were called to a home Wednesday afternoon by a neighbor who ...

Governeror Cuomo Pressed Abut Moreland Commission

07.24.14 | Sarah Harnisch

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo faced calls Wednesday from government reform advocates and political opponents to come clean about his involvement with the Moreland Commission-- after the New York Times published an extensive report Wednesday ...

NY State Fair Sells Tickets Online

07.24.14 | FL News Team

Tickets of the New York State Fair can be bought online for the first time ever. Governor Andrew Cuomo says the system will make it easier for people who visit the Syracuse Fairgrounds during the 12-day event, that kicks off August 21st. The online ...

Founder of RIT'S Institute for the Deaf Passes Away at 94

07.23.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Robert Panara died of natural causes Sunday in Rochester. He was 94. When he was 10, he contracted meningitis and became deaf. His disability gave him the drive to found Rochester Institute of Technology's National Technical Institute for the ...

HSLDA Urges People In NY, PA To Protest United Nations Disability Treaty

07.22.14 | Sarah Harnisch

There's a vote taking place in a u.s. Senate committee today that would affect parent's rights. The Senate Foreign Relations Committee, poised to vote on the United Nations Disabilities treaty. The Homeschool Legal Defense Organization says it will ...

Tom Reed Launches Campaign Ads Early

07.22.14 | Sarah Harnisch

Reed says his early t.v. ads-- that cost over 17-thousand dollars and began running last month-- reflect the way congressional campaigns have changed. "There is no more normal in politics anymore", his spokesman said-- "campaigns start earlier and ...

Fruit Recall Hits New York

07.22.14 | Sarah Harnisch

A national recall of peaches, nectarines and plums has affected grocers nationwide-- and now is hitting Trader Joe's and Wegmans. Both are removing from their stores a variety of fruit packaged by a California firm that showed possible ...

53-Thousand Western New Yorkers To Undergo Medicaid Switch

07.21.14 | Sarah Harnisch

BlueCross Blueshield of Western New York is cutting Medicaid programs. It will affect the healthcare of 53-thousand people. The health network says it's withdrawing its medicaid programs due to financial concerns. It will affect residents in Erie, ...

Girl At Center of Medical Marijiana Battle In NY Dies

07.21.14 | Sarah Harnisch

The western New York child at the center of the fight for a medical marijuana bill in New York has passed away. Anna Conte was the inspiration for thousands of people who wanted to see that law passed-- out of mercy for people suffering from ...

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