A team of 20 New York State DEC workers and volunteers will be heading out west to help fight the ongoing wildfires in California. The team is expected to stay there, actively fighting the blaze for two weeks. Four other New York State DEC... Read More.
As college students across the country receive their diplomas Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is introducing new legislation that allows students to refinance their college loans at a lower interest rate. Under the Federal Student Loan Refinancing Act, graduates paying an interest rate above four... Read More.
By: YNN The suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings is in custody, bringing to an end a massive manhunt that virtually shut down the Boston area. Police tracked Dzhokar Tsarnaev to a home in Watertown, Massachusetts where he was cornered in a boat with a... Read More.
Police confirm one of two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing is dead. A massive manhunt is now underway for the other. The surviving suspect is said to be 19-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, of Cambridge, Massachusetts. The search is going on in the Boston suburb... Read More.
Three people are now confirmed dead following the explosions at the Boston Marathon and police say 144 are injured; 17 in grave condition. The first explosion happened at 2:50 p.m. Monday on Boylston Street at Copley Square near the finish line. A second blast happened... Read More.
From CBS News: Two bombs exploded near the crowded finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday, killing three people and injuring more than 125 others in a terrifying scene of broken glass, smoke and severed limbs, authorities said. CBS Boston station WBZ-TV reports one of... Read More.
Sequester cuts that would have shut down 149 air traffic control towers on April 7th have been delayed. Airports now have until June 15th. The FAA is taking an additional two months to evaluate the impacts of losing air traffic controllers. ... Read More.
Senator Charles Schumer is working to help New York dairy farmers expand to meet the demands of growing yogurt plants in the area. The New York Farm Bureau says with new plants like Chobani, dairy farmers need to produce 15 percent more if they want... Read More.
We have had many requests from people who missed the broadcast of Owego Fire Department Captain Matt Porcari's funeral service on Sunday, 1/27/13. With the family's permission, we have posted the recording here, for all those who wish to listen to it.
Community members and firefighters from all across the state and beyond came to Owego this weekend to pay tribute to Owego Fire Department Captain Matt Porcari. He was killed trying to extinguish a fire last week in a Newark Valley home, when the floor collapsed... Read More.