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4 upstate casino proposals receive local approval ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Four more upstate New York casino proposals have received approval from local officials. Wilmorite on Friday thanked officials in the town of Tyre in Seneca County for...
SUNY Broome Community College are getting the largest gift in the college’s history. The school received $10 million to start a scholarship fund. The gift is from the Estate of Emil Calice, a longtime Binghamton resident. Calice worked at the...
A bill intended to help New York college students lower the rates on their student loans has been blocked by a filibuster in the US Senate. In New York, the average student loan burden is $27,000. Nationwide, the normal interest rate on a student...
Every summer, Greene County in eastern New York gets an economic boost from hosting popular festivals in its tiny skiing towns. It’s a hot and sunny day in the town or Hunter. Main Street is lined end to end with parked cars and women in flowy...
NY Speaker pushes for minimum wage hike, Dream Act ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver is renewing his push to increase the minimum wage and pass the Dream Act as lawmakers work toward adjournment. Silver told...
A resolution to keep the Broome County Mental Health Clinic open has failed to make it out of committee. Several of the clinic’s supporters spoke out during a committee meeting last night. The resolution would have delayed the closure until...