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Special Olympics gets largest single private donation, $25M

July 27, 2015

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — The Special Olympics has received a $25 million donation, the largest single private gift in the organization's 47-year history. more »»

Golisano Foundation donates $25M to Special Olympics

July 27, 2015

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — The philanthropic foundation founded by Paychex In. more »»

4 hurt in accident involving patrol car on Long Island

July 27, 2015

BRENTWOOD, N.Y. (AP) — Two police officers and two civilians were hurt when a patrol car collided with another car on Long Islan. more »»

McGraw Hill Financial buying SNL Financial for about $2.23B

July 27, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — McGraw Hill Financial, owner of ratings agency Standard & Poor's, is buying SNL Financial for about $2.23 billio. more »»

Upstate NY town gets $45K US battlefield protection grant

July 27, 2015

STILLWATER, N.Y. (AP) — A rural upstate New York town located near the site of one of history's most important battles is getting a $45,000 grant from the National Park Servic. more »»

2 new sections of Brooklyn Bridge Park to open

July 27, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Two new sections of Brooklyn Bridge Park along the East River are poised to open next month.

The 1.3-mile park is built on a series of piers. more »»

US Navy naming warship after New York's Cooperstown

July 27, 2015

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — The U.S. Navy is naming one of its warships after the upstate New York village that's home to the Baseball Hall of Fame. more »»

Police: Motorcycle crashes, kills driver in upstate New York

July 27, 2015

LAGRANGE, N.Y. (AP) — State police say a Hudson Valley man has died after a motorcycle crash in upstate New York.

It happened Saturday just after 8:30 p.m. more »»

NYC invalidates 3rd graders' test scores amid investigation

July 27, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City has invalidated the scores of several dozen standardized tests taken by third graders in Harlem amid allegations of testing improprieties by the school's principal. more »»

LI woman seriously injured when tree crashes through roof

July 27, 2015

GREAT NECK, N.Y. (AP) — Police say a woman was seriously injured in a freak accident when a tree fell and crashed through the roof of her Long Island hom. more »»

Police: Crash kills 19-year-old woman on Staten Island

July 27, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Police say one woman is dead and two others are hospitalized after the car they were in hit a pole on Staten Island.

It happened around 10:45 p.m. Sunday. more »»

Fire rips through senior complex, displaces 25 residents

July 27, 2015

ORANGEBURG, N.Y. (AP) — Fire officials say a blaze tore through a senior housing complex over the weekend, injuring a firefighter and displacing more than 20 residents in suburban New York. more »»

Police: Car hits, kills pedestrian on Long Island

July 27, 2015

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities are investigating a crash that killed a pedestrian on Long Island.

Police say it happened around 9:20 p.m. Sunday on Veterans Memorial Highway in Hauppauge. more »»

Police: Driver kills motorcyclist while trying to avoid bear

July 27, 2015

WINDSOR, N.Y. (AP) — State police say a motorcyclist is dead after he was he was hit by a car that swerved to avoid a black bear in upstate New York.

The crash happened around 9:40 p.m. more »»

Sunken tugboat salvage postponed for NY bass tourney

July 27, 2015

WADDINGTON, N.Y. (AP) — Tugboat salvage operations that had thrown a snag into the upcoming Bassmaster Elite fishing tournament on the St. more »»

Details of New York photonics hub expected from Cuomo, Biden

July 27, 2015

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden and Gov. Andrew Cuomo are expected in western New York Monday to reveal details about the siting of a photonics hub in Rochester.

Se. more »»

Christie has made habit of appointing high school friends

July 27, 2015

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie launched his campaign for president in his high school gymnasium, surrounded by old friends. more »»

Lake Placid ice dancing competition expanding

July 27, 2015

LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) — The largest U.S. summer ice dance competition is expanding. more »»

 
 
 

 

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