An upstate New York man won a $1.6 million jury verdict, after suing over a development near his home that left his property full of frogs – which he is afraid of.
Upstate gun shops, shooting ranges and county clerks’ offices have seen an upsurge in business, ever since state lawmakers rushed through Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s sweeping set of gun laws.
It turned out it was a neighbor who bought the guns a convicted felon used to kill two firefighters near Rochester on Christmas Eve, and now some state lawmakers want a way to jail people who knowingly give guns to criminals.
City environmental officials this summer began allowing small boats on the Neversink, Pepacton, Schoharie, and Cannonsville reservoirs as long as the boats were steam cleaned to protect the drinking water.
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s negative comments about Buffalo aren’t sitting well with his counterpart in the upstate city.