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The City of Elmira is just seven miles from the Pennsylvania border. And for four years, the natural gas boom in Pennsylvania’s Northern Tier crossed over the border and boosted Elmira’s economy. But that boom has slowed down, and now...
Farmers and foodies are urging Governor Cuomo to ban hydraulic fracturing in New York State right away. The groups are alerting the public that fracking is a threat to the state’s agricultural viability. Farmers, caterers and restaurants are...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - The state attorney general's office says it's investigating a company that has become the state's largest private contract provider of jail medical services. The Binghamton Press and Sun-Bulletin reports that the...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - The state Department of Environmental Conservation has adopted a long-term plan to restore and expand the population of the endangered spruce grouse. Spruce grouse were first listed as a threatened species in New York in 1983 and...
A company based in upstate New York has signed a multi-million dollar contract to upgrade South Korea’s weather forecasting capabilities. ITT Exelis, based in Rochester, won the deal over competition from Europe’s space industry. The...
BINGHAMTON, N.Y. (AP) - Police say a longtime employee has been accused of stealing at least $50,000 from an upstate New York parks and recreation department. Binghamton officials tell the Binghamton Press and Sun-Bulletin that 71-year-old John...