New York State environmental regulators have asked for another three months to finalize new gas drilling rules so that a study of the health impacts of practices such as fracking can be completed, an agency spokeswoman said Tuesday.
Advocates for the working poor rallied in Albany Monday, urging state government leaders who are poised to raise their salaries in coming weeks to also raise the minimum wage and replenish food banks for victims of Superstorm Sandy.
In Albany, the fight for the New York State Senate was too close to call early Wednesday, hours after the polls closed.
New Yorkers had a chance to safely get rid of prescription drugs they didn’t want or need at drop-off locations across the state on Saturday.
Veterans with physical impairments can get reimbursed for the cost of having a service dog help them, but a new Veterans Administration directive is delaying compensation for veterans with mental and emotional concerns until further research is completed.
An East Harlem man arrested for savagely beating his dog in an elevator, and an Astoria man who threw a Shar Pei out of a window are just two examples of shocking cases of animal abuse in the city.
U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer wants more protections for the colorful, tightly-wrapped “pods” of gel laundry and dishwashing detergent that children may think is candy.
Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver is under fire for approving a secret payout of tax money to settle a sex harassment claim against his ally Assemblyman Vito Lopez and failing to follow protocol by referring the claim to the Ethics Committee.
Huntley said that she expects to be arrested on Monday in the state’s continuing investigation into the use of pork-barrel grants by legislators.
One of the Giants’ biggest issues — besides the small beds — is the lack of a capable indoor field for the team to use during rainy weather.
New York officials said that they’re providing almost $16 million to 67 organizations around the state to help fight homelessness and provide housing. Many of the grants are to renew funding for existing programs.
State investigators accused Reilly last year of spending more than 500 hours making 760 calls to services with names like VIP Sensual Chat, Quest Chat and Secret Encounters between 2005 and 2011.
For now, the Giants know they have to do without Terrell Thomas – and there were several reasons to think they’ve got enough to hold down the fort.
U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer is writing federal regulators, asking them to crack down on the use of the pointers outside of their intended use in office presentations.
A starter in 2009 and 2010, Thomas missed last season after tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee in a preseason game.