Syracuse coach involved in a deadly accident

02.21.19 | Bill Price

Police in Syracuse say Head Men's Basketball Coach Jim Boeheim struck and killed a pedestrian on Interstate- 690 hours after his Orangemen defeated Louisville at the Carrier Dome last night. The victim has been identified as 51 year-old Jorge...

Empire State will send over $3 million to W. NY airports

02.21.19 | Famiy Life News Team

Governor Cuomo says the funds will be used to increase safety, upgrade facilities, and improve operations. The airports getting the funds are the Buffalo Niagara, Chautauqua County-Jamestown, and the Niagara Falls airports. Andrew Cuomo says...

Some NY lawmakers consider getting rid of the religious exemption to vaccines

02.20.19 | Bill Price

Western New York Assemblyman Patrick Burke says the issue has become a "hot-topic" in his district after the Orchard Park School District refused to accept a family who opted-out of vaccines for religious reasons. The anti-vaccine movement says...

Gov. Cuomo aims to stop state police from releasing mug shots of suspects

02.20.19 | Brandon Dickson

Cuomo's proposal is the latest attempt by states aimed at curtailing the so-called "internet shaming industry" websites that claim to be able to remove embarrassing details, such as mug shots from the web for a fee. Many journalists oppose such...

NY state announces added funds are available through HEAP

02.19.19 | Brandon Dickson

That brutal cold is back today, and homeowners that have already received a regular and emergency Home Energy Assistance Program benefit will be eligible to apply for more assistance if there is a possibility their utilities will be shut off, or...

Reps from NY press to get official recognition for National Comedy Center

02.19.19 | Brandon Dickson

Democratics Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand say the Senate has passed legislation designating the western New York center as the official National Comedy Center of the U.S. The bill was part of the 2019 lands package passed last week. The...

W. NY residents are getting a winter weather tax reprieve

02.15.19 | Brandon Dickson

Governor Cuomo is giving a 21-day extension on the property tax deadline for residents in Cayuga, Chatauqua and part of Erie County. The impacted municipalities all had property tax deadlines during or shortly after recent winter storms. 

It's the first in a few free fishing weekends across NY

02.15.19 | Brandon Dickson

The Department of Environmental Conservation says anyone can fish without buying a license this Saturday and Sunday. Other free angling days are scheduled in June, September, and November.

Amazon breaks deal for 2nd headquarters in NYC

02.15.19 | Brandon Dickson

What was suppose to be one of the new massive headquarters in the country is now no more.  The e-commerce company made the announcement Thursday after some politicians were angry about nearly $3 billion in tax breaks. The nixed deal wipes...

New York's governor signs the Child Victims Act

02.14.19 | Bob Price

The law extends the statute of limitations in child abuse cases and opens a one-year window during which victims can sue their abuser. Attorney Barry Covert says, "anyone of any age can bring a lawsuit against the abusers or people who...

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