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9 min ago | SILive.com
As part of the NY Rising project, Staten Island was awarded an extra $3 million -- added to the already allocated $25 million -- to fund projects to help rebuild the Island's battered shoreline and construct preventative infrastructure post Hurricane Sandy.
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2 hrs ago | WTEN-TV Albany
An Albany woman was arrested after claiming to be an attorney on Wednesday. Carina Comiskey, 29, was arrested after a background investigation for a Governor's appointment as an attorney for the New York State Justice Center.
3 hrs ago | Health.com
Too much protein in your urine - an early sign of kidney disease and a risk factor for heart disease - often goes undetected and untreated, a new study finds.
7 hrs ago | Gloversville Leader-Herald
A second man was arrested as the result of an investigation into the rape of a child, state police said.
10 hrs ago | Press & Sun-Bulletin
SUNY Broome will hold its fifth annual Sleep Out for the Homeless on May 1 starting at 5:30 p.m. Portland Sea Dogs designated hitter Matt Spring hit a two-run home run off Binghamton Mets relief pitcher Jon Velasquez in the top of the 11th inning, As noted in my last entry, I had a frustrating day of fishing Sunday.
11 hrs ago | WIVB-TV Buffalo
11 hrs ago | Business Journal
Details about the deal between OTB and Flaum Management Co. for proposed $300 million Albany casino have been outlined for the first time since the casino proposal surfaced five weeks ago.
Trinity Copeland, 18, sits with her attorney, Michael Feit, as her trial gets underway.
It's now up to the jury to decide whether Trinity Copeland shot her father as he lay on a living room couch because she feared he was going to kill her - or if she waited until he fell asleep and executed him.
Brown is general manager of the Palace Theatre in Albany, NY. The Palace has reached an agreement with Park Playhouse to share employees to cut costs.
California, Germany, and Japan have one thing in common, increased carbon emissions for Earth Day.
Mark McCracken, a city police spokesman. He said the college canceled day classes and that the department's canine units were brought Tuesday afternoon to the main campus and would later be sniffing out the Center City campus.
In a three-page letter to the developers proposing the "E23" Albany casino project, Bethlehem town Supervisor John Clarkson on Monday outlined his town's worries about the traffic impact from the proposed casino, hotel and water park, which he said could threaten to clog Route 9W without proper planning.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo holds a sizable lead against Republican opponent Rob Astorino, but Cuomo would face a tighter race if a third-party, more liberal candidate was also in the campaign, a Siena College poll Tuesday said.
Albany Common Council president Carolyn McLaughlin says competition for another casino near Albany should create a sense of urgency among city leaders so they don't take too long to decide if they will support a $300 million casino and resort in the city.
Albany, NY - April 21, 2014 - Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today issued a proclamation, as part of a weeklong celebration of Earth Day , emphasizing the administration's environmental commitments and accomplishments in encouraging responsible stewardship of our natural resources and promoting cleaner and healthier communities that are more resilient to ... (more)
Albany, N.Y- New York's Governor is urging the federal government to recall a toy he said poses a significant danger to children.