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Front-of-package labels have become a common feature in grocery store aisles since the American Heart Association developed its “heart guide” program twenty-six years ago. These are the little logos on food packages meant to inform...
The State’s Comptroller kicked off a week long forum at SUNY’s Rockefeller Institute to examine the plight of economically stressed local governments and school districts across the New York. Comptroller Tom DiNapoli says the “new...
LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) - The Adirondack 46ers are considering scrapping the tradition of letter-writing to document climbs necessary for membership. The group has always required people to send journal entries to the club historian documenting their...
NEWCOMB, N.Y. (AP) - The state Department of Transportation has agreed to start repairs on a main Adirondack highway after frustrated local officials and residents posted a video plea on YouTube. The towns of Newcomb and Long Lake started a letter-...
TUNKHANNOCK, Pa. (AP) - State environmental officials say gas drilling can resume at a northeastern Pennsylvania site where thousands of gallons of fracking fluid spilled. Carrizo Oil and Gas says it received permission from the Department of...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - A broad coalition of environmental and public interest groups lists a fracking moratorium, solar energy and climate change as top priorities for the rest of the legislative session in Albany. Environmental Advocates and other...