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Schumer: Ease dairy insurance rules amid drop in milk prices

April 22, 2015

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Sen. Charles Schumer says dairy farmers in New York state and across the country need help contending with falling milk prices. more »»

1 man electrocuted, 2 hurt in accident at construction site

April 22, 2015

CANANDAIGUA, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities are investigating a construction site accident that killed a western New York man and injured two others when a crane moving a steel beam struck power lines. more »»

Editorials from around New York

April 22, 2015

Excerpts of recent editorials of statewide and national interest from New York's newspapers:

Newsday on banning microbeads.

April 21

Earth Day turns 45 on April 22. more »»

Associated Press posts first revenue gain in 6 years

April 22, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — The Associated Press boosted revenue for the first time in six years in 2014 and its profit soared. more »»

NYC mayor unveils sweeping environmental plan on Earth Day

April 22, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Mayor de Blasio is linking an effort to limit New York City's impact on the environment to the fight against income inequalit. more »»

Lawsuit challenges airport noise curfews in the Hamptons

April 22, 2015

MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — A group representing helicopter operators has filed a lawsuit claiming new laws restricting flights at an airport in the Hamptons are unconstitutional. more »»

Lawsuit challenges East Hampton's airport noise curfews

April 22, 2015

MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — A group representing helicopter operators has filed a lawsuit claiming new laws restricting flights at East Hampton's town airport are unconstitutiona. more »»

Lauren Michaels? An oops moment for 'Today'

April 22, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — A graphic on NBC's "Today" show on Wednesday misidentified "Saturday Night Live" creator Lorne Michaels as "Lauren. more »»

De Montebello hopes to raise profile of Hispanic museum

April 22, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — The former longtime head of the Metropolitan Museum of Art is becoming board chairman of an Upper Manhattan museum devoted to art from Spain, Portugal and Latin America. more »»

Worried sick over canine flu? Tips to help protect your pup

April 22, 2015

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An outbreak of canine flu has sickened more than 1,000 dogs in the Midwest, killing a handful and stirring concern among animal lovers nationwide that the highly contagious... more »»

NY Assembly replaces stacks of paper with 150 tablets

April 22, 2015

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Many of New York's 213 legislators are now joining the digital ag. more »»

Dr. Oz: We will not be silenced

April 22, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Vowing that "we will not be silenced," television's Dr. Oz is fighting back against critics who are trying to get him removed from a faculty position at Columbia University. more »»

Southampton, NY starts plastic bag ban to mark Earth Day

April 22, 2015

SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — The town of Southampton on eastern Long Island is commemorating Earth Day by curbing plastic bags. more »»

Clean-water advocate plans Earth Day swim at Superfund site

April 22, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — A clean-water advocate will make an Earth Day swim in Brooklyn's polluted Gowanus (goh-WAH'-nuhs) Canal. more »»

New York City aims to cut its waste by 90 percent by 2030

April 22, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — The nation's biggest city, in a far-reaching effort to limit its impact on the environment, is set to mark Earth Day by announcing a plan to reduce its waste output by 90 percent... more »»

Police attempting to identify body found in Hudson River

April 22, 2015

BETHLEHEM, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities are trying to identify the body of a man that was found floating in the Hudson River just south of Albany. more »»

Frontier to add 350 jobs in Rochester area over 3 years

April 22, 2015

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Frontier Communications says it plans to add as many as 350 new jobs over the next three years at its suburban Rochester call center. more »»

Man struck by freight train near Rochester's Amtrak station

April 22, 2015

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Police say a man is being treated at a Rochester hospital after he was hit by a freight train near the city's Amtrak statio. more »»

US Coast Guard reviewing plan to free grounded freighter

April 22, 2015

ORLEANS, N.Y. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard is reviewing plans to free a freighter that remains grounded under the Thousands Islands Bridge over the St. Lawrence Seaway. more »»

 
 

 

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