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General Electric has announced plans to close its Fort Edward factory within a year. The decision will eliminate 200 jobs from the small Washington County community. “This is definitely a setback because it’s one of our cornerstone...
Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the state’s health study of hydrofracking doesn’t need a “do-over” as a member of his administration’s review panel charged yesterday. Cuomo appeared unfamiliar with Binghamton Assemblywoman Donna...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A state judge has ordered New York parks officials to stop enforcing their recent ban on outdoor smoking, agreeing with a smokers' rights group that the state Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state police and the Thruway Authority have issued their fall "Antler Alert." They're warning drivers to be on alert because October through November, and May through June, are the most common times...
The push for passage of a ballot amendment to allow up to seven new gambling casinos in New York has begun. A coalition of business leaders, labor unions, and local elected officials are holding press conferences across the state. They expect to run...
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Bird-watchers in Buffalo are buzzing over the sighting of a Brown Booby. The Buffalo News reports that birders have been flocking to the city's Lake Erie and Niagara River waterfronts this week to get a glimpse of the...