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Fall Temps To Be Mild in NY and PA, Says The National Weather Service

09.27.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Fall temperatures should be mild for New York and Pennsylvania. The National Weather Service in Binghamton has released their annual fall forecast. They say the month of October is going to have above normal temperatures and below normal rainfall ...

Cuomo Has Less Then 10 Days To Sign NY Organ Donor Bill

09.27.12 | Sarah Harnisch

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has until next Wednesday to figure out if he's going to sign a bill that would boost the number of organ donors in the state. Currently, the organ donor question is optional on state department of motor vehicles ...

Second Senator That Voted For Gay Marriage Is Out

09.26.12 | Sarah Harnisch

Four senators backed gay marriage in New York state in 2011, and now, a second one has likely lost his seat. After a count of absentee ballots, Roy McDonald was behind his opponent, Republican Saratoga County Clerk, Kathy Marchione, by 110 votes. ...

If You Need A Leg Up On Paying Your Student Loans, Simply Move To Niagara Falls, NY

09.26.12 | Bob Price

The city of Niagara Falls new york is going ahead with plans to help pay down the student loans of people who agree to live in the city for two years. Applications will be available online starting September 26th. The city will pay off a total of ...

2 of the 4 Senators That Voted for Same Sex Marriage In NY Keep Their Seats, So Far

09.25.12 | Sarah Harnisch

The Family Life News team has been closely watching the primary campaigns of 4 Republicans that had voted in favor of same sex marriage. One of the races was decided Monday night.  Of the four, Mark Grisanti won in a landslide in western New ...

Apple Crop, Cherry Crop Suffer; NY Grape Crop Thrives

09.24.12 | Sarah Harnisch

The quality of this year's grape crop in New York state is excellent. Though weather limited the harvest, the New York Wine and Grape Foundation says this year's grape crop has been mostly spared, despite the springtime frost and the bone dry ...

NY D.E.C. Chief Says His Staff's Studies Are Sufficient For High Volume Hydrofracking

09.21.12 | Sarah Harnisch

The chief of the Department of Environmental Conservation in New York state angered high volume hydrofracking opponents yesterday when he said there wouldn't be an outside study of the dangers of gas drilling in New York. Joe Martens is the state's ...

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 ...

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