Craft Alcohol Industry On The Rise In New York StateStatistics released this week by Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s office show the state is now home to 715 businesses that make beer, wine, cider or spirits using New York-grown agricultural products.
New York Voters Reject Ballot Measure Calling For Constitutional ConventionThree major propositions were on the ballot in New York State Tuesday, with one at the center of a heated political battle.
New Yorkers Demand Restitution For Property Damaged During Statewide FaceliftFrom updated roads to new bridges, New York is in the middle of a $100-billion facelift.
Watch Dramatic Video Of Houston Baby Being Rescued By New York's Air National GuardOne situation that has left its mark on the Air Wing was the rescue of a family, including a one-month-old baby, off of a rooftop.
Debate Rages Over New York's Free Public College Plan For Middle Class StudentsSome in New York are rejoicing Monday, as students from families who earn less than $125,000 a year are now eligible for free public college tuition.
Gov. Cuomo Announces NY State Budget Deal One Week After DeadlineRepublican Senate Leader John Flanagan hasn't announced when he will call the Senate back to vote on the budget. The full Legislature is expected back in late April.
NY's Mohawks Become First Tribe To Take Down A Federal DamThe removal of the 11-foot-high Hogansburg Dam this fall is the latest in the tribe's decades-long struggle to restore territory defiled by industrial pollution, beginning in the 1980s with PCBs and heavy metals from nearby General Motors, Alcoa and Reynolds Metal plants, a cleanup under federal oversight that's nearly complete.
ADL: Anti-Semitic Vandalism 'Fuels Anxiety' Following Presidential ElectionOfficials from the Anti-Defamation League have expressed their concerns over the recent string of bias incidents across New York State following the presidential election.
Rev Up The Security: Motorcycle Thefts Up 23 Percent In NYThe Empire State had the fifth-highest rate of motorcycle theft in the most recent report from the National Insurance Crime Bureau covering 2014 to 2015.
NY Lawmakers Pass Legislation To Ban Tampon TaxAssembly member Linda Rosenthal, a Manhattan Democrat who sponsored the bill, says the state exempts from sales taxes other medical necessities like bandages, medicine and even condoms.
Food Banks Say N.Y. State Is Dropping Ball On Hunger CrisisThe state of New York is failing to address a growing hunger crisis affecting seniors, veterans and children around the state, according to the managers of food banks and pantries.
New York State Now Accepting Applications For Student Loan Debt ReliefNew York state has begun accepting student loan forgiveness applications for students who attended college in the state in the past year.