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What you need to know about the Common Core

11.07.13 | Bob Price

Question #1 What is the Common Core? The Common Core is a new set of national standards that establish what students should learn at each grade level, from kindergarten to 12th grade. This is the first national effort to adopt standards that are ...

Toy Hall of Fame picks new inductees

11.07.13 | Bob Price

The National Toy Hall of Fame is inducting two toys into its class of 2013 today.The toys will be enshrined among other famous playthings during a program Thursday morning at The Strong museum in Rochester. They’ll join last year's winners: ...

Lockheed Martin announces layoffs in Owego

11.07.13 | Bob Price

Lockheed Martin is letting go 65 employees at its Owego facility. Company-wide, Lockheed is laying off 587 people in its mission systems and training business. Lockheed says the move is needed to address challenges in its business environment, ...

Women rule on election night in NY

11.06.13 | Bob Price

History was made as several women won elections in the major upstate cities. Voters elected the city of Rochester's first ever female mayor, as City Council President Lovely Warren defeated incumbent Mayor Thomas Richards.  Albany as ...

NY rolls into casino business after voter approval

11.06.13 | Bob Price

Even before polls closed on what would be a resounding victory authorizing seven Las Vegas-style casinos in New York, confident developers were making plans to announce specifics of the splashy hotels and gambling palaces they hoped to build in ...

What To Know and Where To Go On General Election Day In NY, PA

11.05.13 | Sarah Harnisch

It is general election day in New York and Pennsylvania. Polls are open until 9 p.m. in New York, 8 p.m. in Pennsylvania. In New York, "Prop 1" is the most contentious issue, whether or not to expand casino gambling in the Empire State. In ...

NYC is key to Prop One's fate

11.05.13 | Bob Price

New York city voters will have the biggest say on whether casino’s go up in upstate New York.  Light turnout is expected this off-year election day.... but New York City, which is picking a new mayor after 12 years of Michael ...

NY's Master Teacher program expanding

11.05.13 | Bob Price

Educators from six additional regions, including the Finger Lakes and Southern Tier can apply for the program.  It was created by Governor Cuomo to promote and reward science, technology, engineering, and math teachers in the state. ...

Key races to watch on Election Day in NY

11.04.13 | Bob Price

Voters in Albany and Binghamton will elect new mayors tomorrow. Albany will get its first new mayor in 20 years as incumbent Jerry Jennings leaves office. In Binghamton, Republican Rich David and Democrat Teri Rennia are running for the ...

NY begins first statewide school-to-job project

11.04.13 | Bob Price

The first statewide program in the nation using an innovative school-to-career program to link students with companies in search of specific job skills is set to begin in New York. More than 6,000 New York students are expected to join the program, ...

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