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Springtime is prime time for bird watching. In preparation for spring, the Cornell Lab of Ornithology is rolling out a new smartphone app. It’s designed to help people who’ve never gone bird watching identify a bird by answering a few...
Assembly budget includes increase for caretakers ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The New York Assembly's budget resolution will include a 2 percent cost-of-living increase for caretakers of the disabled and others at state-funded nonprofits. That puts...
Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino hopes to be the Republican nominee for governor and early polls show he’s in for an uphill battle. But local leaders in the Republican Party are optimistic about Astorino’s candidacy. A recent...
There’s growing unease over Governor Cuomo’s tax freeze plan. 100 local government officials have signed a letter opposing the plan, including Syracuse Mayor and state Democratic Party Co-Chair Stephanie Miner. And there are signs that...
Astorino makes first campaign stop in western NY BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino has introduced himself in Buffalo, a day after formally entering the race for governor. The Republican from New York City's northern...
After a year spent lobbying her colleagues, New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand's bill to change how the Pentagon handles sexual assault cases was rejected by the Senate. Gillibrand isn't looking at her legislation's defeat as a failure...