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The New York legislature is preparing to elect four members to the Board of Regents. Often, incumbents are simply re-appointed, but this year 22 candidates are vying for those four spots. And Common Core is issue number one. Windsor native, Carol...
NY judge signs deal reforming solitary confinement NEW YORK (AP) — A New York judge has approved a deal between the state's prison system and civil liberties lawyers to reform solitary confinement. Federal Judge Shira Scheindlin signed the...
INMATE COLLEGE NY senators oppose expanding inmate college ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Several state senators are attacking Gov. Andrew Cuomo's proposal to fund more college classes in New York prisons. One launched an online petition against it...
The cold temperatures this winter have been killing off grape buds in the Finger Lakes. Senator Charles Schumer visited the region to urge the federal government to prepare emergency funds for grape growers. Buds on the vine right now turn into...
Neighborhoods across the Southern Tier became over run with vacant homes after the economic recession. Investors came in and bought these properties on the cheap, made minimal improvements, and then rented them out to low-income tenants. Officials...
For ten years, Steuben County resident, Tom Kerr has operated on the fringes of the art world. He’s been painting on found objects of all sorts including tree branches and old desks. But, Kerr never went to art school – he self-trained,...