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NY Anti-Casino Group Opposed to 4th Gaming License

01.07.15 | Sarah Harnisch

The Coalition Against Gambling in New York wrote to a state gaming commission official earlier this week to say casinos would be a detriment to residents and the state as a whole. The group opposes plans for casinos in other regions of the state ...

NY Church Leaders Call for End of "Tip Wage"

01.06.15 | FL News Team

Nuns, ministers and other religious leaders have held a prayer vigil at the New York state Capitol in support of a wage increase for tipped workers.The group gathered Monday to call on Gov. Andrew Cuomo's administration to eliminate the so-called ...

Arctic Blast For Western New York

01.06.15 | FL News Team

The National Weather Service has issued a a Lake Effect Snow Warning for Southern Erie, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, and Wyoming Counties from 10am Wednesday until 10 am Thursday. Blowing and drifting snow could limit visability and make poor driving ...

NY's State of the State Address Rescheduled

01.05.15 | FL News Team

Due to his father’s death, Governor Andrew Cuomo will deliver his 2015 State of the State address on Wednesday, January 21st at 1:30 pm in Albany. However, the NY Senate and the Assembly 2015 legislative session will still convene on January ...

Cold Front Sweeps Through NY/PA

01.05.15 | FL News Team

With the gusting 50-60mph winds this morning comes a blast of dangerously cold weather. The twin tiers won't see temperatures much above 25 today, with readings in the single digits over night. Thursday will be especially frigid, with temperatures ...

Mario Cuomo, A Giant In Liberal NY Politics, Dies

01.02.15 | Sarah Harnisch

Mario Cuomo, a leading liberal voice who served three terms as governor of New York, died just hours after his son Andrew began his second term as the state's chief executive. He was 82. The son of Italian immigrants, Mario Cuomo played minor ...

Two Top New York State Thruway Officials Have Resigned

01.02.15 | Sarah Harnisch

Two more top Thruway Authority officials have resigned at a time when the agency is under scrutiny for how it will pay for the new Tappan Zee Bridge.   Thruway Authority Board of Directors Vice Chair Donna Luh announced the resignations of ...

New NY Law Requires Electrontic Recycling

12.31.14 | FL News Team

On January 1, 2015 a New York State law will make it illegal to throw electronics in the trash. It's the last potion of the state's Electronic Equipment Recycling and Reuse law to take effect. Regional Computer Recycling & Recovery, RCR&R, ...

Snowy New Year's Eve Conditions Expected for Western NY

12.31.14 | FL News Team

A Lake Effect Snow Watch has been issued for Erie, Wyoming and Genesee counties from Wednesday afternoon through early Friday morning.Blowing and drifting of snow will be a major concern during this time resulting in hazardous travel and reduce ...

NY Residents Claim Drilling Ruined Water Supply

12.30.14 | Sarah Harnisch

A federal judge has ruled against 9 homeowners in the Southern Tier who said their tap water was tainted by gas drilling. U.S. District Judge Charles Siragusa in Rochester said the homeowners failed to prove the silt and methane that befouled their ...

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