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High school girl asks boyfriend to prom with help from Jets

March 25, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — This was one touchdown of a promposal — with the help of the New York Jets. more »»

Schumer calls for federal funding for aging sewer systems

March 25, 2015

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer wants New York to provide more grants instead of loans to local communities grappling with aging sewer systems. more »»

NY speaker: minimum wage hike should be a part of budget

March 25, 2015

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie says a minimum wage increase must be "on the table" as closed-door wrangling over the state budget continues. more »»

StoryCorps to launch global expansion with $1M TED Prize

March 25, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — After amassing a huge collection of recorded voices in the United States and creating a popular fixture on public radio, the national oral history project StoryCorps is going... more »»

29 face charges in suburban NY oxycodone, heroin ring

March 25, 2015

NEW CITY, N.Y. (AP) — Twenty-nine people face federal or state charges in connection with an alleged oxycodone and heroin ring that operated in the New York City suburbs. more »»

Comcast says $45B Time Warner Cable deal to take longer

March 25, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Comcast says it expects its $45 billion purchase of Time Warner Cable to take longer because of a long-running regulatory revie. more »»

FBI investigating threats against New York Islanders' Leddy

March 25, 2015

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — The FBI is investigating social media threats made against New York Islanders defenseman Nick Leddy.

FBI spokesman J. more »»

New York Assembly set to vote again for abortion rights

March 25, 2015

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The state Assembly is set to pass legislation to codify in New York the abortion rights established by the U.S. more »»

A sampling of editorials from around New York

March 25, 2015

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The Post-Star of Glens Falls on government ethics reform. more »»

Feel-good tale: Man gets $7M lottery ticket in get-well card

March 25, 2015

NEW CITY, N.Y. (AP) — A man who got a lottery ticket in a get-well card has won $7 million. more »»

Search leads to man's arrest in Hudson Valley homicide case

March 25, 2015

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say they've made an arrest in connection with the death of a woman whose body was found at a former psychiatric center in the Hudson Valley. more »»

NY Islanders say defenseman Leddy getting threats

March 25, 2015

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — The New York Islanders say authorities are investigating social media threats made to defenseman Nick Leddy. more »»

Pickle butts and dog food: Chef Dan Barber shows off waste

March 25, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — What's for dinner? How about leftover cartilage of skate with herring-head tartar sauce, cured tuna blood line aioli or a meat loaf of offal and slightly past-its-prime cow usuall... more »»

NYC mayor appoints new public housing general manager

March 25, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Mayor Bill de Blasio is appointing a new general manager of the New York City Housing Authority. more »»

New York district moves toward skipping high-stakes tests

March 25, 2015

KENMORE, N.Y. (AP) — An upstate New York school district has moved a step closer to boycotting the state's standardized tests in April in opposition to Gov. Andrew Cuomo's education policies. more »»

NYC students protest at City Council hearing

March 25, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Over two dozen student protesters have been escorted out of a New York City Council budget hearing.

The incident Wednesday delayed the hearing for about 15 minutes. more »»

NY state budget talks center on teacher evaluation panel

March 25, 2015

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Closed-door wrangling over New York's state budget continues with debates over teacher evaluations and whether lawyers in the Legislature should disclose their legal clients. more »»

Indian Point 3 reopens after refueling, maintenance

March 25, 2015

BUCHANAN, N.Y. (AP) — New York's Indian Point 3 nuclear power plant has been reopened after a 23-day hiatus for equipment upgrades, inspections and refueling. more »»

 
 

 

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