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Property Taxes Are Up 18 Percent In 3 Years In New York State

09.20.12 | Sarah Harnisch

New data released by U.S. Census officials today shows taxes have soared in New York state. Between 2008 and 2011, the median income in New York fell by 1.4 percent, to 55-thousand dollars, but property taxes increased by 18 percent. Frank Mauro, ...

NY Posts Fall Folliage Chart; Use It To Track Color Change In Your Town

09.20.12 | Sarah Harnisch

It's that time of year already-- New York is out with its fall folliage report. You can find a color-coded website by region here. Fall brings color change and a return to cold temperatures. The National Weather Service says on average, Buffalo ...

Defense of Marriage Act Goes Before New York Judge

09.19.12 | Jeremy Miller

          A federal appeals court in New York is set to hear arguments later this month over the legality of the Defense of Marriage Act. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan will hear from ...

Storm To Drop 1-4 Inches of Rain On NY, PA

09.18.12 | Sarah Harnisch

We are two days from the official start of fall, and New York and Pennsylvania are poised to usher it in like a lion. Both states have High Wind Advisories in place. This is a weather system that spans 10 states, from the outer ridges of Canada all ...

NY's Governor Keeps Property Tax Cap In Place

09.18.12 | Sarah Harnisch

New York state's property tax cap will stay at 2-percent. Governor Andrew Cuomo won wide support last year when he said local towns can't raise your property taxes more then 2-percent a year. Well, he's done it again. For the second straight year, ...

New York Launches New App To Let You Look For Parks By Activity

09.18.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Where can you go camping or boating at a New York State park near you? The state now has an App for that. The New York State Parks system has launched a new, free application for smartphones that allows users to locate info on 178 different state ...

Two NY Lawmakers That Voted For Gay Marriage Are Still Awaiting Their Fate

09.17.12 | Sarah Harnisch

There are still no results yet for the two Republican lawmakers that voted in favor of same sex marriage. Will they keep their jobs?The primary last Thursday in New York fired a political warning shot to gop lawmakers across the country. Two of the ...

Cuomo Swears He's Not Even Considering A Run For President

09.17.12 | Sarah Harnisch

If New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is on the Democrats' short list for President in 2016, he certainly isn't acting like it.  Cuomo has not been a high profile surrogate for the president, he hasn't campaigned for endangered democrats in ...

Obama, Gillibrand Are Owning The Empire State

09.14.12 | Sarah Harnisch

A Quinnipiac poll out Thursday shows President Obama and Kirsten Gillibrand are sailing in New York State. Obama has a 62 to 34 percent lead against Mitt Romney among likely voters, and Kirsten Gillibrand is leading 64 to 27 percent against Wendy ...

NY Primary Vote Still Being Tallied On 2 of 3 Lawmakers Who Supported Same Sex Marriage

09.14.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Two state senators who voted in favor of same sex marriage last year in New york state are facing primary races so close that we won't know the results until after absentee ballots are counted. Senator Roy McDonald, of the capitol region, trailed ...

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