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Cold Threatens Maple Syrup Production

03.04.14 | Bob Price

Maple syrup producers across New York say the season is off to a slow start because of frigid weather. The best weather for sap is daytime temperatures in the low 40s and nighttime lows in the 20s. But this winter has been so cold ...

Robots take hold on New York farms

03.03.14 | Bob Price

Bill Kilcer faced a turning point. The heart of his Genoa dairy farm, the milking parlor, was showing its age and breaking down too often. But it was just as the Great Recession was taking hold, and replacing the milking equipment was not an ...

Gov. Cuomo to air TV ads for N.Y. property-tax freeze

03.03.14 | Bob Price

Gov. Andrew Cuomo will hit the airwaves this week to promote his property-tax freeze. Cuomo plans to appear in a television ad across the state to push lawmakers to support his proposal that would freeze property taxes for two years if local ...

Cold Weather Causing Furnace Problems

02.28.14 | Bob Price

The prolonged cold temperatures this winter have caused more furnace issues throughout the area.Technicians with Isaac Heating & Air Conditioning say that they've had more calls than usual for broken furnaces around the area this year.They say ...

Will the City Take Over the Buffalo School District?

02.28.14 | Bob Price

Rumors were swirling at Wednesday night's meeting of the Buffalo School board of a possible city takeover of the district. The idea of a city takeover came from Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown while speaking at a meeting where he talked about a wide ...

Honor Flights from Binghamton airport pay tribute to veterans

02.27.14 | Bob Price

An Elmira woman’s dream of establishing a local hub for Honor Flights as a way to pay tribute to her father and all military veterans is close to becoming a reality. DeAnna Deneen said a $100,000 donation by Jeff Gural, the owner ...

Free Bus Ride Offered To Albany Rally To Save Monterey Shock

02.27.14 | Bob Price

Time is running out to sign up for a bus trip to Albany to rally to keep the Monterey Mhock Incarceration Facility open. The trip is sponsored by the union representing state corrections officers The registration deadline to reserve a free ...

NY senator switches to ruling coalition

02.27.14 | Bob Price

A state Senator from Queens announced Wednesday he is joining the group of breakaway Democrats that share control of the Senate, dealing a blow to the traditional Democrats in the minority of that house. Sen. Tony Avella will become the fifth ...

NY Dream Act passes Assembly, heads to Senate

02.26.14 | Bob Price

New York's Assembly passed a bill Tuesday that would open state tuition assistance programs to students in the country illegally, and now the measure moves to an uncertain future in the Senate. Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver said $27 million will ...

Time Warner Cable Raising Rates

02.26.14 | Bob Price

Time Warner Cable is once again raising rates for its cable customers. The cable giant announced on Tuesday that it will be imposing a new fee for retransmitting broadcast stations that customers could get for free over the air with an antenna. ...

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