Southern Tier

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks at an event with Vice President Joe Biden in New York where they unveiled plans for new area infrastructure projects on July 27, 2015 in New York City. The highlight of the event was an announcement that a new LaGuardia airport will be built, with construction starting next year. The new facility will will feature state-of-the-art security, transportation and shopping and dining options. The project is estimated to bring 8,000 new jobs to the area.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Cuomo’s Security Detail Steps In To Help Driver In Upstate Accident

A distressed driver upstate got unexpected help from Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s security detail Tuesday, after hitting a concrete barrier and a flatbed truck with his sport-utility vehicle.

08/04/2015

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