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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...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer says there are more than 800 hazardous bridges without adequate emergency plans in New York. The Democrat says the bridges are hazardous because they lack emergency plans if the structures break and...
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) - Wegmans Food Markets says it's recalling two fruit juice products because they may contain unacceptable levels of a byproduct of mold. The grocery chain says some 64 oz. containers of Wegmans Food You Feel Good About...
The decision on whether to allow fracking in New York seems to be yet again in limbo. Governor Cuomo’s Health Commissioner, Dr. Nirav Shah, said a month ago that he was still in the midst of a health review, requested by the governor’s...