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A coalition of New York State environmental groups filed a lawsuit against the state’s environmental regulators in July. The groups claim that the Department of Environmental Conservation violated environmental law when it loosened the...
Ontario County is moving forward with the privatization of its nursing home. The board of supervisors voted last THURSDAY to accept a two-million-dollar bid for the Hopewell facility. The sale makes Ontario the latest in a string of counties in...
WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (AP) — Two fully-stocked, Cold War-era nuclear fallout shelters have been discovered in the basement of an upstate New York school. The Star-Gazette of Elmira reports that the custodial staff at Watkins Glen Middle School...
Governor Cuomo recently announced that he would close several more state prisons, using provisions of a law that allows him to by pass the legislature.It’s part of a pattern of government consolidation that the governor has been quietly...
Lockheed Martin has laid off 139 workers at two locations in central New York and the Southern Tier. The defense contractor is blaming uncertain program funding. One hundred fourteen workers at the suburban Syracuse site and another 25 in Owego will...
The Republican Leader of the State Assembly is calling for the legislature to return for a special session to wrap up some unfinished business. The legislature adjourned at the end of June with no firm plans to meet again before next January....