New research is showing signs that a measles infection can produce what specialists call “immune amnesia.”
New research is showing signs that a measles infection can produce what specialists call “immune amnesia.”
The vaping-related respiratory illness that has sickened over 1,800 people across the nation, including 156 New Yorkers, and caused 38 deaths.
The president accused E. Jean Carroll of “totally lying” when she said he assaulted her more than two decades ago. Now, Carroll is taking him to court for allegedly smearing her in the media.
Lawyers for President Trump say they plan to appeal to the Supreme Court, potentially setting up an election-year decision about disclosing the president’s finances.
In New York, a bill that would regulate CBD is in limbo. The State Legislature has approved it, but Gov. Andrew Cuomo hasn’t acted on it yet.
The president has changed his legal residence to Florida, a state with no income taxes. “I cherish New York,” he tweeted, but Trump said he had been “treated very badly” by New York political leaders.
Under the proposal, voters would need to present a form of identification before casting a ballot, such as a driver’s license, passport, military ID card, or other government-issued ID document.
The state health department said prices for most of its insurance policies are not increasing from 2019 to 2020 — and in some cases, they’re dropping.
Over 130,000 New Yorkers have already voted in the November elections as part of the state’s first-ever early voting system. And those who are closely watching say so far, it’s been a largely successful rollout.
“Getting an extra hour of sleep … that is great, initially, but our body actually thinks we’re an hour behind, and it leads us to think we’re not getting enough sleep or getting too much sleep, and we feel jet-lagged.”
In the email to a commission formed to create a public campaign financing system for New York elections, Democratic Party Chair Jay Jacobs proposed changing the qualifications for minor parties to automatically earn a place on the ballot.
A similar bill was derailed last October after one lawmaker required a rule banning telemedicine for prescribing abortion drugs.
A New York pathologist who observed the autopsy says Epstein’s neck fractures are “more indicative” of homicidal strangulation than suicide. The current medical examiner stands by her conclusion.
Two Democratic state lawmakers have introduced a bill that would give customers in cafes, fast food shops and even in some restaurants, the option to use their own container for coffee, water, or to bring home left overs.
Korchak spoke as part of WSKG’s interview series with all three candidates.
The possible timing of a special election for a congressional seat has some Republicans crying foul.
“We find, unfortunately, that even some of the younger students are vaping, and it seems like it’s something that’s going to continue to grow as a problem.”
“I made fun of my husband for the thought of going his early, but apparently he wasn’t alone.”
“They whom we commemorate were willing to sacrifice, so too must we in a less final, less heroic way be willing to give of ourselves,”
“When there’s a sudden reversals based on zero evidence, it seems, it makes you wonder whether other people are pulling the strings here.”
“We have choices about what we consent to and what we don’t consent to. That’s a nonviolent practice of withdrawing consent.”
63 projects along the Lake Ontario shoreline will receive $133 million in state funding. Gov. Andrew Cuomo made the announcement Wednesday during a stop at the Port of Rochester.
Republican leaders in the New York Legislature are speaking out against a commission that is creating a public campaign financing system for state elected offices, saying the panel is fatally flawed.
The capsule was actually a waterlogged tin box, that has a bunch of what appears to be old newspapers, books and other items.
“I think we need to come up with better guidelines from the state and not leave it just to the counties to determine where (polling places) can be.”
Calling the issue a matter of public health, the group is proposing four bills that would require public restrooms to provide free pads and tampons to anyone who needs them.
In the wake of a New York child’s death, U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer is pushing for federal regulations on grease trap lids.
The initiative to end the AIDS epidemic in New York state by the end of 2020 is making progress. Recent data show new HIV diagnoses last year dropped 11%.
Lake Ontario hovers 16 inches above its long-term average, with a bleak forecast from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
“In putting together quid pro quo and hostile work environment, 31 percent of women and 18.9 percent of men experience it, and that translates into 3.9 million people.”
Suvero’s acclaimed sculptures are in public spaces all over the world and in the collections of major museums. The sculptor recently installed his largest work at the Storm King Arts Center in the Hudson Valley.
In an interview with NPR, the New York congresswoman said her decision to endorse Sanders is part of a movement that is “far larger than a presidential campaign.”
Three figures tell the problem: in 1990, a little under 10% of New York’s adults were obese. In 2000, it was 17%. Now, it is approaching 28%.
A New York commission formed to come up with a plan to publicly finance state election campaigns will hold a special meeting on Columbus Day.
“What I am going to say to you tonight is I’m going to look at every piece of evidence and all the facts that come out and if and when articles of impeachment are presented to the full house, I will vote based upon the evidence that I have reviewed through this investigation.”
Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman are associates of President Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani and reportedly aided Giuliani’s efforts to have Ukraine investigate former Vice President Joe Biden.
The next phase of the project is now rescheduled to start 2022, and some elements of the cemetery will not be finished for several more years.
“This is an international entity and it is going to be a difficult case for us to make. But it is a last resort, we have tried everything else. It is a cry for help from the state of New York.”
Scientists from New York, Texas and Japan have jointly received the award, according to an announcement of The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in Stockholm.
Researchers at the University of Rochester said that they have found links between environmental toxins and weakened immune systems that get passed down from generation to generation.
This week, one of her stops took her to Rome Lab and the Defense Finance and Accounting Services office at the Griffiss Business Park.
The teen was previously hospitalized in early September with a vaping-associated respiratory illness. He was re-admitted to the hospital in late September and passed away on October 4.
Immigrants’ rights groups wanted $40 million dollars to pay for programs and staff to help convince people in under counted communities that it is in their interest to complete the census. But they say only $20 million is was included.
The New York State Health Department has decided to put off a ban on menthol-flavored nicotine vaping products until a court case challenging an earlier ban on other flavored e-cigarettes is resolved.
President Trump may be forced to release some of his tax records to prosecutors in New York.
A survey by Siena College finds that two-thirds, 65% of New Yorkers, say there’s a wider political divide than they’ve seen in their lifetimes, and it’s effecting the way they relate to others.
Gulalai Ismail spoke out against sexual assaults committed by Pakistani security forces. She was detained and threatened. Then she disappeared — until last week.
The AARP has filed a lawsuit on behalf of workers at a defunct Catholic hospital in upstate New York, saying hundreds lost their pensions unfairly. And there are similar cases around the country.
The state is putting aside $300 million to fund resiliency projects in these communities, which have seen major flooding in recent years.
“One thing we’ve learned about influenza is that it’s unpredictable. We try as hard as we can.”
The company is raising the price of its standard internet service by $4; the broadcast TV surcharge will increase $1.51 and the receiver (the cable box) is going up by 49 cents per receiver.
“There’s so much chaos going on in Washington. There’s not really much getting done, at all. It’s just constant investigations, impeachment inquiry.”
The federal court decision paves the way for the nation’s first supervised injection site to open in Philadelphia. The Justice Department argued that it amounted to “in-your-face illegal activity.”
“I’m honored, I’m flattered. I also believe I would win because I’m competitive and I know how to do this, but I also know that there’s a greater opportunity for me to serve more people as lieutenant governor.”
“I would say we had 20 to 30 positions that we ended up having to scrape and scour to fill, and in some cases had to find certified substitute teachers while we looked for long term solutions.”
The district stretches from the Pennsylvania border to Binghamton, northeast to Utica and northwest to the shores of Lake Ontario. And it has had three different representatives over the past three terms.
The governor’s remarks follow seemingly contradictory comments he’s reported to have made last week.
Norman was one of the leading African American opera figures in a time when there were fewer than now. The soprano won four Grammys and the National Medal of Arts.
“To me, from an evidence standpoint, nowhere near enough to start an impeachment proceeding.”
“You have a beautiful crop on, especially August-September. And then, all of a sudden, you’d come back a week later, and it would be dead.”
“What is almost certain right now is that it seems like his political career, for now, is over.”
In an affidavit filed in Gouverneur Town Court, the 10 year-old victim recalls her attackers yelling racist slurs at her, punching her in the face, ripping her hair out of her head, and kicking her in her right knee.
“It goes for transparency and accountability that you need to have policies and procedures in place to make sure dollars are spent wisely and that these are, indeed, necessary payments.”
“This is not 1970, where we can have the concept that because of economic reasons, we can have acceptable levels of materials like this in our drinking water.”
A New York businessman has helped Rudy Giuliani promote an unsubstantiated theory of corruption in Ukraine by Joe Biden, ahead of next year’s presidential election.
A retiree gives unsolicited climate emergency talks on the New York City subway, frequently receiving applause. Now he wants to teach others how to preach their own messages to a crowd.
Starting next year, employers in New York that hire people recovering from drug or alcohol addiction will be eligible for a state tax credit. The $2000 credit covers both full and part time workers.
“This ban on the sale of menthol flavors further enhances our efforts to protect young people from forming dangerous lifelong habits.”
The Classical Guitar Society of Upstate New York presents its 19th Annual Fall Festival.
“Because it makes no sense to pass one set of rules in New York when they can just drive across the border to Connecticut and have a different set of rules and vice versa.”
“I had this lady that comes in that’s probably 72, 73 years old. She’s tried everything on the market multiple times. She says that she hasn’t had a single day without a cigarette until she found vaping.”
The city hopes to add business, life to downtown.
The opera star, who has been accused by 20 women, was scheduled to perform Verdi’s Macbeth starting on Wednesday night. In an email, he told Met staffers that he will never perform there again.
Wegmans’ next big store opening is in late October, when it opens its first New York City location in Brooklyn .
Rep. Anthony Brindisi (D-Utica) is the only upstate Democrat to not publicly support impeachment.
Hunting and fishing bring in billions of dollars into New York State every year.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced a $1 billion high-tech development project on the State University of New York’s Polytechnic Institute campus near Utica.
Trump’s speech comes as his administration confronts foreign policy challenges in the Middle East and a growing political scandal in Washington.
In New York, individual counties make up the rules for voting, so there is no uniform statewide system. As a result, the procedures for when and where early voting will happen will be different in each county.
Wambach is the all-time leading goal scorer in women’s international soccer with 184 goals. She also played in four World Cup matches, winning one in 2015, and participated in two Olympic games.
“For example, Delta used to fly 50-seat regional RJ’s, regional jets, in here. And what we’re seeing now are 737s or A320s which can be roughly 136 seats and above.”
Owners of existing clean energy power plants in New York say they’d like the same support from the state for their businesses that new ones get.
Strike organizers are calling on their fellow young people to skip school Friday and rally to demand greater action against climate change.
“The most die-hard Rochester sports fan, they would probably not know who the heck he is.”
“There has been an ongoing and pervasive culture of sexual harassment and abuse in our society, and it is made worse by the fact that victims of second- and third-degree rape only have five years to bring a legal claim against their attacker,”
“When you’re looking down on something rather than at ground level, you certainly get to see more of what’s going on.”
“The Sackler family does not belong in bankruptcy court,” Rep. Max Rose said of Purdue Pharma’s owners. “They belong in handcuffs.” He and others want charges for drug companies linked to the crisis.
“I’ve learned to have to keep my mouth shut more often than not, especially with my political views. I find that they don’t really mesh with politics of student life on this campus. But that’s OK.”
Acting administrator for the Federal Emergency Management Agency Pete Gaynor toured some of the flooding damage along the Lake Ontario shoreline.
The ban comes over the protests of vape shop owners, who say they are helping people quit smoking tobacco cigarettes, and that they will lose their businesses when the ban takes effect.
A spokesman for Governor Andrew Cuomo says a plan to charge up to $45 for a requirement that license plates more than 10 years old be replaced is no longer going forward.
“There’s no doubt that this will put us out of business. If we lose 90 to 95% of our sales, that’s just not going to pay the bills.”
State lawmakers will lead a hearing in Albany Wednesday that focuses on rural access to broadband, an issue the state has tried to improve.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo said the state will issue an emergency regulation banning certain flavored products. The move comes amid advances toward a similar federal ban.
Proposals to ban flavored e-cigarettes are gaining momentum. Some say that would present a big problem.
Members of what was then the 107th Tactical Fighter Group were called to duty in early 1968, and were first sent to South Korea to serve in a support role after the USS Pueblo had been captured by North Korean forces.
Mitrano first announced her intent to again challenge Reed shortly after her defeat in the 2018 mid-term elections.
The U.S. Marshals Service says Blane Barksdale, 56, and wife Susan, 59, “overpowered and kidnapped” three people, including two security guards, on Aug. 26 during extradition from New York to Arizona.
The Diocese of Rochester, which faces approximately four dozen lawsuits filed under the Child Victims Act, filed for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy protection Thursday morning.
The 12 finalists are: Care Bears, the coloring book, the Fisher-Price Corn Popper, Jenga, Magic the Gathering, Masters of the Universe, Matchbox cars, My Little Pony, Nerf Blaster, Risk, the smartphone, and the top.
The diocese claims to have between 200 and 999 creditors, and estimates its assets to be between $50 million and $100 million, with liabilities in excess of $100 million.
Critics of the proposal say Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants to strike against a left-leaning party that he’s been feuding with, something the governor denies.
More of Michael Haub’s remains were identified last week, and family and friends gathered in New York City to honor him at a memorial service on Tuesday.
“Traffic debt can become thousands of dollars very easily, because one traffic stop can lead to multiple tickets. And each ticket can lead to, not only the underlining fine, and also fees, and then additional fees to reinstate the license.”
Calling it an “industrywide conspiracy,” Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced his intention to file a lawsuit for the overprescription of opioids that he said has defrauded New Yorkers out of billions of dollars.
A recent study, partly conducted in rural high schools in western New York and the Finger Lakes region, looks at the influence of student-adult relationships on the rate of suicide attempts in high schools.
“This is a frightening public health phenomenon, and common sense says if you don’t know what you are smoking, don’t smoke it.”
Prenatal classes often focus on Mom-to-be — on her shifting role and emotional needs, along with new skills. But if Dad gets sidelined early into a supporting role, research shows, everybody loses.
Common parenting strategies like taking things away, time out, or even praise and reinforcement don’t work as well as they do with typically developing kids, so the app walks parents and caretakers through alternatives.
“The fact that his own kind of kitchen cabinet of support, a kitchen cabinet of reforms, has turned on him and said you must leave, this could be the tipping point.”
The win, his fourth at the U.S. Open, puts him just one Grand Slam behind Roger Federer for the all-time men’s singles record. But to do it, Nadal had to fend off a furious rally from Daniil Medvedev.
Fashion Week is underway in New York, which means you can count on seeing models navigating runways while wearing high heels. But have the days of women choosing the towering shoes over?
Attorneys general from eight states and the District of Columbia have launched a probe into Facebook and its market dominance. The Justice Department has also launched an antitrust review of big tech.
“Loans are definitely a barrier. They are working for years, and years, and years under incredible debt.”
The two men want to propose an alternative to the anger and bitterness the scandal has wrought.
“While there are shipping interests and energy interests and environmental interests, the human interest, specifically, the residents and business owners along the shore are first and foremost in my mind.”
New York officials say tests found high levels of vitamin E in cannabis vaping products used by people who developed lung damage. But it’s only one of many possible causes still under investigation.
A panel of lay Catholics formed last year to address concerns about the Diocese of Buffalo’s child sex abuse scandal has asked Bishop Richard Malone to resign.
For people concerned about “porch pirates” walking off with their packages, the U.S. Postal Service offers a free service to help customers keep track of their mail.
“I think businesses and entities don’t always pay enough attention to the cyber issues and as the threat builds and conflicts grow internationally, it’s a very serious component.”
Google will pay a $170 million to settle the Federal Trade Commission and the New York Attorney General’s allegations that YouTube collected personal information from children.
Hours after WKBW-TV broadcast a story featuring audio secretly recorded by Malone’s former secretary, the bishop suggested Fr. Ryszard Biernat broke church law.
A new book looks at how the struggle to pay for college has transformed the experience of the American middle class.
School districts in New York have a new tool to catch drivers who pass school buses that are stopped to drop off or pick up kids.
Defense Secretary Mark Esper began notifying lawmakers which projects will be canceled in their districts. “It is a slap in the face to the members of the Armed Forces,” Sen. Chuck Schumer said.
The Catskill Symphony Orchestra opens its season with the first of it Music Director candidates, Silas Huff.
Irish harpist Máire Ní Chathasaigh and guitarist Chris Newman perform in Oneonta on September 4 and in Hyde Hall north of Cooperstown on September 7.
During the joint initiative, state troopers dressed as highway workers kept an eye on drivers traveling through work zones on state highways.
The head of the state’s Republican Party says there’s no need to require New Yorkers to buy new license plates beginning in 2020, if their current plates are still readable and in good condition.
Advocates hope the commission, which has been slow to start, will start taking steps toward a final report due in December.
The New York State Fair opens its gates for a 13-day run today, with more than a million visitors expected to descend on the Syracuse fairgrounds.
The Army Corps of Engineers announced it doesn’t expect the water in the Great Lakes to go down too much, too soon.
“The ceiling heights were 4.5 feet to 6 feet tall on each level, depending on where you were standing,” says a spokesperson for the New York City Department of Buildings.
The license plate with the most votes will become the state’s official license plate and will be available to customers beginning April 2020.
Bait laced with the vaccine will be dropped in areas where wild animals known to carry rabies may be lurking.
The decision backs the recommendation of an NYPD administrative judge earlier this month that Pantaleo should be fired for his role in Garner’s death in 2014.
“It clearly is a step forward. It increases accountability and decreases corruption risk.”
A local attorney announced the filing of a lawsuit against the Catholic Diocese of Buffalo which includes a RICO civil action, or Racketeer Influenced Criminal Organizations Act.
NYSEG estimates fewer than 750 people were without power as of Monday afternoon. This comes after about 19,000 people lost power. Outages stretched from Elmira to Oneonta.
A new report titled “Great Lakes Revival” tells the story of how Buffalo and other rust-belt cities reclaimed their waters.
A Tonawanda attorney has filed a lawsuit against the Diocese of Buffalo which includes a strategy best known as one used by federal prosecutors against the mafia.
The case against former Assembly member Angela Wozniak from the Buffalo area dates from 2016, when she was accused of harassing a male staffer.
“The penalty should be the same as it is for other terrorism crimes — up to life without parole — because these are hate crimes on steroids.”
“This is a species that was incredibly abundant and then were overfished for many years, then impacts of dams and pollution. Now they still persist, but they’re about 1% of their historic numbers.”
Fifty years later, the site of the Woodstock Music and Art Fair is on the National Register of Historic Places. For some who were there, it’s a place of pilgrimage and memories.
‘The people in Geneva that you come back and visit, do they know the kind of person you really are?’ And for the first time there was silence. Do you know you’re a murderer of souls?’ And there was silence and he dropped the phone, then he hung up.”
“The nuns were selective in who they targeted. They kept trying to break my spirit. It didn’t work then, and it won’t work now.”
A recent surge in cyclist deaths in NYC has called into question whether cities are taking the necessary steps to keep cyclists safe. Cities are adapting but cyclists say not quickly enough.
A new law that goes into effect Wednesday, gives adult victims of childhood sex abuse in New York one year to bring civil lawsuits against their alleged abusers and the institutions that may have allowed the abuse.
Under the Child Victims Act, victims up to the age of 55 now have twelve months to sue their alleged abusers or the institutions that employed them.
The one year window allows all survivors, who aren’t covered by the new rules and who were barred from court action in the past, to bring civil lawsuits against their alleged abuser and any institution who may have enabled the abuse.
The opinion runs contrary to those people which have placed the blame on the work of an international commission.
New York’s senior U.S. senator said that he will push to provide funds for local boards of elections to harden their security against potential threats by foreign governments.
“It was really difficult because when you’re trying to run a business and you can’t have a bank account, it doesn’t really work.”
Attorney General William Barr says he was appalled by the death of Jeffrey Epstein at a New York City jail over the weekend. He blamed the correctional center for failing to”adequately secure” him.
“Maybe if they have the right conditions, they can do a nature-based shoreline approach, where they work in shoreline plants and rock rubble.”
The rate decisions by the state do not include the ‘Essential Plan,’ available through the NYS of Health, which will still have premiums of $20 or less for lower income New Yorkers who qualify.
Several school districts located in rural areas of central and northern New York are participating in a nationally funded program to address and potentially overcome some of the biggest obstacles facing their students.
Researchers now know patients can become addicted to opioids that are sometimes prescribed by the dozens following surgery, and that has contributed to the continuing nationwide opioid crisis.
Broadway attendance is up — yet the $35 million production of King Kong is among the five shows cutting bait in the next two weekends, as musical theater undergoes a market correction.
A key issue in this criminal case is the U.S. Constitution’s “speech and debates” clause. That says a member of Congress can’t be challenged for something he says in Congress.
The federal government’s congressional watchdog agency is taking a look at a controversial plan that helps adjust water levels on Lake Ontario.
The Environmental Working Group wants a standardized monitoring system across the U.S. to better inform the public about harmful algal blooms.
Health officials are “actively engaging the Mennonite community to discuss the importance of getting vaccinated to prevent the spread of measles.”
Oswego was the only place in America to serve as a camp for mostly Jewish European refugees during the Holocaust.
Bishop Douglas Lucia was ordained in front of about 1,000 people at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in downtown Syracuse.
For one night, big leaguers from New York and Chicago will play baseball at the Iowa farm that was made famous in the beloved film Field of Dreams.
The measure, also known as an extreme risk protection order law, would allow a judge to order the confiscation of a person’s guns if law enforcement, school officials, or a family member signs a statement saying they believe the person to be a potential danger to themselves or to others.
“At this time, when our bees are dying off, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has done a very quiet but very dumb thing. They’ve stopped collecting critical scientific data on honeybees.”
Whey Street Dairy received the 2019 State Agricultural Environmental Management Award.
New York State will add relief to homeowners to a program meant to rebuild and recover from record high water levels along the Lake Ontario shoreline this year.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo is asking Democratic presidential candidates to endorse four gun control measures previously adopted in New York.
The alleged killer of Bianca Devins posted images of her death on social media that remained visible on platforms like Instagram for more than a week.
Experts who study the psychological impact of mass shootings say panicked reactions after such events is expected, but tends to dissipate over time.
For many veterans, coming home from war is more difficult than what they experienced on the battlefield while they were deployed.
The Metropolitan Opera suspended, and then fired, Levine after several men came forward with accusations that the conductor had sexually abused them.
Many veterans and families of deceased veterans who are owed this medal, however, must often undergo a painstaking process to acquire the deserved medal.
More public input sessions on the NYSEG rate hike are set in Ithaca, Binghamton and the Adirondacks in the next week.
Federal judges in New York said a lower court was wrong to dismiss the former vice presidential candidate’s lawsuit against the newspaper over an editorial that linked her to a 2011 mass shooting.
Gun control groups say the National Rifle Association has been “distracted” by recent investigations, financial troubles and turnover. But the organization clearly still holds sway in Washington, D.C.
The only measure approved in 2019 that is unpopular with voters is a new law to allow undocumented immigrants to apply for drivers licenses, with only 43% overall supporting the law.
Refugees spent about a year and half at the fort before they were allowed to officially enter the U.S. as new immigrants.
Lyme disease has been spiking in the Finger Lakes over the last few years, but the latest data show it might finally be stabilizing.
Beginning August 14, New Yorkers who are survivors of childhood sexual abuse will have a one year window of opportunity to file civil suits against their abusers
Governor Cuomo called Trump’s speech one of the “great acts of hypocrisy,” saying the president has “made racism his stock and trade” through his prior remarks and tweets.
“In the past, that was the big emphasis: to completely eliminate pain. But we’re now starting to understand more that pain sometimes is a necessity in life.”
Firefighters and emergency medical teams in New York state will not have to wait for the police to arrive to remove a pet from a dangerously hot or cold car. They can break into a car themselves.
A New York metastudy details the adverse effects fracking has on Pennsylvania’s environment, its climate and human health.
The New York composer is one of 23 individuals picked this year for the prestigious annual prize, which comes with $625,000.
After a series of logistical and financial setbacks, the planned three-day festival celebrating the 50th anniversary of the original Woodstock Music & Art Fair has been canceled by its organizers.
The winner of an unprecedented 21 Tony Awards, Prince left a major impact on American musical theater. Among his shows: Cabaret, Fiddler on the Roof and The Phantom of the Opera. He was 91.
“We recognize that the storms will happen more and more often, become more and more severe – so this is going to be the new normal. What’s not clear yet is how intense it will be.”
In this defining interview, Andy Zax, producer of a massive new Woodstock box set, shares previously unheard recordings from the festival and the remarkable stories behind them.
“This latest episode of senseless gun violence resulted in the loss of one of our recent graduates—graduates in whom we place so much hope because of their potential to create a brighter tomorrow.”
“By providing individuals who have suffered the consequences of an unfair marijuana conviction with a path to have their records expunged and by reducing draconian penalties, we are taking a critical step forward in addressing a broken and discriminatory criminal justice process.”
“Roland” Hayes enlisted in 1966 at the age of 18. He was assigned to the 101st Airborne Division and the following year, he was stationed at a base in Vietnam, where he served as a cook. But he’d soon end up on the front lines.
As the number of Americans over 65 years old continues to climb, doctors are paying more attention to how the medications they take can have unintended side effects. Some drug combinations can cause symptoms of dementia, even when the patient doesn’t have the disease.
The New York state health department said 69 cases of cyclosporiasis have been identified in people who ate at restaurants or attended events in the capital region, but local authorities warned people across the state to be careful.
“In the last decade – five years, things have really gotten scarier as far as just how toxic these drugs are.”
New York is one of just eight states that allows major party candidates, Democrats and Republicans, to also appear on the ballot on minor party lines.
Make your way to the Fried Specialties booth, and you’ll be transported to a deep-fried fantasy that would stop the heart of a cardiologist.
New York state will require health insurance companies to cover the cost of treatments to detect and prevent HIV infection starting next year, according to a letter circulated by the Department of Financial Services.
“We’re really looking at what the canal is, what it has been, but what it could be,” said New York State Canal Corporation Director Brian Stratton.
The very early stage British research says bladder cancer cells can be injected with the Coxsackie cold virus to kill the cancer cells.
“Going along and learning the history, you never realize the extent of it. I didn’t know there was different canals done along the way, I thought it was just the one.”
“What kind of person stands by silently, when somebody directs racist insults against his own colleagues?”
Based on former New York prosecutor Mark Godsey’s book of the same title, the new opera draws on detailed interviews with exonerees to put America’s criminal justice system on trial.
“My first stop in New York City was a gay pride parade. I thought to myself I didn’t know how this was going to go – you know, Army guy, uniform, Medal of Honor – they saluted me. They told me to go get ISIS. They thanked me for my service.”
It’s the first state in the nation to outlaw the practice, which animal-rights advocates say it is equivalent to chopping off a person’s fingers at the first knuckle.
The effort is part of a New York State plan to reduce poverty
Over 5,000 horses have died from racing or training on U.S. race tracks in the country since 2014. And over a six-day span this month at Finger Lakes Gaming and Racetrack, there were four equine deaths.
Quagga mussels have few natural predators, and have been successful in the Great Lakes and other lakes across North America since being carried here by ships from Europe in the 1980s.
It wants a shipping suspended several days a week this summer to allow more water to go through the Moses Saunders dam near Massena.
“These don’t have to be psychiatrists or neurologists, just people who generally provide health care to recognize tell-tale signs. We’ve done some of this in mental illness and it’s much improved.
“In New York, people regularly spend months and years and even decades in solitary confinement. People have spent 30 years (there). It’s barbaric. It has to stop.”
The lawyer for the man charged with Francesco Cali’s murder says he plans to make an insanity defense including that he became irrational after believing a pro-Trump Internet conspiracy theory.
Robert Morgenthau, the patrician lawman who a former aide said spent four decades “making mischief for people who engaged in bad conduct,” died Sunday at age 99.
“Declawing is a cruel and painful procedure that can create physical and behavioral problems for helpless animals, and today it stops.”
Under the old laws, a landlord could simply ask for late rent and that would be considered a legal warning. Now, a landlord needs to hire someone to serve a notice to a tenant.
“We look for places we where can get rapid results, this is one of those places, because of the cooperative spirit that is here and the very well defined problem.”
“There’s an intelligence to being a progressive, it’s not political, you can’t do it in a tweet,”
The new opera by Tazewell Thompson and Jeanine Tesori tells the story of a couple in Harlem who are forced to confront their teenage son’s sudden death by police violence.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed legislation Thursday mandating 100% carbon-free electricity by 2040, and an 85% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. That’s below levels from 1990.
Buffalo and Western New York are hosting a delegation from Poland that has come to this region in search of strengthened ties and new business and cultural
FaceApp’s surge in popularity has driven New York Sen. Chuck Schumer to call for a federal investigation into the St. Petersburg-developed app over potential “national security and privacy risks” to Americans.
The Congress Members are heading to the border Friday to see conditions at U.S. detention camps.
“If Daryl were here, she would tell you, just as I and others have been doing for years now. Don’t mess with cancer. It is insidious and relentless.”
“The idea here is to make sure that people who live along the shorelines of Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River, make sure that they have a voice.”
Last month, housing advocates in New York celebrated sweeping new laws that established rent control permanently. Now, landlords say rent limits are unconstitutional.
Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán, the 62-year-old former head of Mexico’s Sinaloa cartel, was convicted in February for drug crimes. A life sentence was mandatory.
Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a farmworkers’ rights bill into law Wednesday that will for the first time give the workers benefits other employees get, including time off and overtime pay.
A recent Pop Culture Happy Hour trip to New York took the team to see Rigoletto at the Metropolitan Opera. A jester in a rat pack? We saw it.
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