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Gun rights activists are continuing a campaign to repeal the SAFE Act – a New York law that prohibits certain types of firearms, restricts magazine capacity and requires universal background checks. About 400 protesters rallied against the law...
Governor Cuomo led a group of lawmakers and business leaders to New York's Adirondack Park yesterday. It’s part of his administration’s $60 million effort, launched last year, to push upstate tourism. Cuomo climbs onto a snowmobile...
Springtime is prime time for bird watching. In preparation for spring, the Cornell Lab of Ornithology is rolling out a new smartphone app. It’s designed to help people who’ve never gone bird watching identify a bird by answering a few...
Assembly budget includes increase for caretakers ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The New York Assembly's budget resolution will include a 2 percent cost-of-living increase for caretakers of the disabled and others at state-funded nonprofits. That puts...
Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino hopes to be the Republican nominee for governor and early polls show he’s in for an uphill battle. But local leaders in the Republican Party are optimistic about Astorino’s candidacy. A recent...
There’s growing unease over Governor Cuomo’s tax freeze plan. 100 local government officials have signed a letter opposing the plan, including Syracuse Mayor and state Democratic Party Co-Chair Stephanie Miner. And there are signs that...