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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Seven upstate New York counties that are part of the federal disaster area because of summer flooding won't get special state aid after all. Gov. Andrew Cuomo and legislative leaders are directing state aid to...
From the Adirondacks, to the Hudson Valley, and down to New York City, dozens of micro-distilleries are popping up. And, in Western New York, Jason Barrett is adding another operation to the ranks. His company Black Button Distilling is staking a...
Correction officers say they are still in “shock”, that late on a July Friday, with very little advance warning, Governor Cuomo’s prison agency announced the closure of four prisons within the next year. And they are asking the...
Governor Cuomo commented for the first time since the latest revelations about Anthony Weiner’s sexting activities surfaced. Cuomo is still refusing to get dragged into the race, though, saying the recent events remind him of tragi-comic...
Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is pushing a bill she says will make it easier to redevelop contaminated properties known as brownfields. The legislation comes a few days after a House committee voted to cut funding for brownfield cleanup. Gillibrand...
Internet giant Google created quite a splash when it starting showing off its computer headpiece Google Glass. Earlier this year winners of the ‘If I Had Glass’ competition were invited to pay $1,500 to get their hands on the developing...