CARS HOMES JOBS
 
OSWEGO

Explorers find 1952 US plane wreck in Lake Ontario

Tuesday, July 8, 2014
Underwater explorers say they've found the wreck of a U.S. Air Force twin-engine plane that crashed into Lake Ontario more than 60 years ago.
 
ALBANY

NY takes aim at invasive species

Tuesday, July 8, 2014
Officials in New York are enlisting the public's help in going after invasive species.
 
ALBANY

New York State helps file taxes in 79 languages

Tuesday, July 8, 2014
New York's free language interpretation program for filing taxes is humming less than two years after the state created it.
 
NYPIRG outlines outlays by casino hopefuls
CAPITOL

NYPIRG outlines outlays by casino hopefuls

Tuesday, July 8, 2014
Casino bidders spent $11 million over the past two years on campaign donations and lobbying efforts, according to a report released Monday by the New York Public Interest Research Group.
 
CAPITOL

Casino siting board expands to five members

Tuesday, July 8, 2014
The state Gaming Commission’s Facility Location Board, which is tasked with choosing sites for casinos this fall, now has five members after adding two Monday.
 
ALBANY

NY medical marijuana bill sponsors comment on its passage

Monday, July 7, 2014
Gov. Andrew Cuomo's signature on a bill legalizing limited use of medical marijuana in New York capped a campaign by lawmakers that wasn't given much of a chance of succeeding at the start of this year's legislative session.
 

State offers new plan for Lake Desolation State Forest, other Adirondack areas

Monday, July 7, 2014
The state Department of Environmental Conservation has proposed new campsites and fishing access in the Lake Desolation State Forest in Greenfield as part of a new Adirondack recreational development plan.
 
ALBANY

Filings show big jump in NY Speaker's legal income

Wednesday, July 2, 2014
Newly filed financial disclosures show 2013 was a good year for New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver's private law practice.
 
CAPITOL

Bruno asks state to pay $2.4M legal bill

Wednesday, July 2, 2014
Former state Senate Majority Leader Joe Bruno has officially submitted paperwork with state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman seeking $2.4 million from the state for his legal expenses.
 
NEW YORK

NY state senator indicted; accused of lying to FBI

Tuesday, July 1, 2014
Top ranking state Sen. Thomas Libous is facing charges that he lied to the FBI about using his elected position to arrange a law firm job and an inflated salary for his son.
 
NEW YORK

$25 M settlement in NY veterans charity case

Tuesday, July 1, 2014
A direct-mail fundraising company that sent solicitations on behalf of a disabled veterans' charity but took in most of the money raised will pay $9.7 million in damages and the charity will re-organize its board and reform its practices as part of a $24.6 million settlement.
 
State's high court OKs fracking bans
SCHOHARIE COUNTY

State's high court OKs fracking bans

Tuesday, July 1, 2014
Elected officials in Schoharie County were ecstatic about the state Court of Appeals’ ruling Monday morning that gives municipalities the right to ban hydraulic fracturing within their borders.
 
BUFFALO

Gillibrand: Extend Erie Canal's heritage status

Monday, June 30, 2014
Two federal lawmakers from New York are calling on Congress to extend the Erie Canal's designation as a national heritage corridor.
 
ALBANY

New York state waives fishing license requirement

Saturday, June 28, 2014
It's a free fishing weekend in New York state.
 
NEW YORK

NYC jails neglected suicide precautions

Friday, June 27, 2014
In one case, a mentally ill New York City inmate hanged himself from a shower pipe on his third try in three days.
 
 

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