Southern Tier

Equipment used for the extraction of natural gas is viewed at a hydraulic fracturing site on June 19, 2012 in South Montrose, Pennsylvania. (credit: Spencer Platt/
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Report: Group Weighing Possibility Of Upstate N.Y. Towns Seceding, Joining Pennsylvania

An interest group representing upstate towns is researching whether it is possible for some municipalities to secede from New York state and join Pennsylvania, according to a published report.

02/20/2015

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New York Casino Panel Begins Deliberations On Sites

A panel tasked with reviewing applications for casino licenses in upstate New York is beginning its deliberations following three days of public hearings on the 16 different proposals.

09/25/2014

A homeless man asks for change. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

N.Y. Officials To Provide Almost $16 Million To Help Fight Homelessness Around State

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.

08/12/2012