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New laws for limos in New York state

06.07.19 | Brandon Dickson

The state Senate has introduced the regulation reforms for limousines. Senator Tim Kennedy says some of the safety measures include, required "seat belts, mandated commercial driver's licenses, and increased criminal penalties for drivers who...

The debate in NY continues over driver's licenses for illegal immigrants

06.06.19 | Bob Price

Republicans in the state Senate are reiterating their opposition to a bill that would extend access to driver's licenses for undocumented immigrants living in the Empire State. Minority leader John Flanagan notes many of the immigrants are here...

The NY state capital is now home to a new "pride month" exhibit

06.06.19 | Brandon Dickson

The showcase titled, "Equality Will Never be Silenced" recognizes 16 LGBTQ New Yorkers for their cultural, political, and artistic contributions. The display will be held on the second floor of the New York state capitol and run throughout the...

Seattle Mariners draft HS pitcher from Horseheads, NY

06.05.19 | Bob Price

Mike Lemoncelli went in the 6th round of this week's MLB draft. He recently underwent "Tommy John" surgery to repair a torn ligament in his pitching arm. His dad and coach, Jeff Lemoncelli says the hard-throwing "righty" was in his hospital bed...

Woodstock 50 appears to be back on

06.05.19 | Brandon Dickson

Schuyler County, New York manager Tim O'Hearn says the music festival will go on as planned in August at Watkins Glen International. The festival's former financier canceled the 50th anniversary concert in late April, kicking off a battle...

Swamped NY communities blame IJC for water woes

05.29.19 | Bob Price

Hamlin, New York resident Doug Jones says, (the IJC) "could have lowered the lake level starting in October." His home, like hundreds of others , is suffering severe flood damage from the rising water. Lake Ontario is expected to pass historic...

NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo plans to seek a 4th term

05.29.19 | Traci Lynn Woolsey

Cuomo telling WAMC radio this week-- he believes he's "making a difference" in the Empire State and plans to run again in 2022. Last year, while running for reelection to his third term, he ruled out a 2020 presidential bid. New York has no...

A new report raises questions about drinking water in NY

05.29.19 | Brandon Dickson

A state watch group says New York's water supplies are "threatened." NYPIRG's executive director Blair Horner says water supplies have been affected through industrial waste and algal blooms. They found that 176 water systems in the state had...

Ruling against a NY Christian adoption agency raises religious rights concerns

05.24.19 | Bob Price

Jason McGuire with New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms says the national effort called "The Equality Act" is another factor working against Christians in the public square. The New York case against New Hope Family Services may ultimately...

ADM Milling recalls 5 lb. bags of Baker's Corner flour

05.24.19 | Brandon Dickson

All purpose flour in the call back was packaged for Aldi stores. The bacteria was discovered during testing. The flour, which was manufactured in Buffalo, was distributed to select stores in 11 states including New York and Pennsylvania. The...

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