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High water from heavy rain shut down part of NY canal system

July 1, 2015

BREWERTON, N.Y. (AP) — The Oswego and Cayuga-Seneca canals and a 67-mile stretch of the Erie Canal are closed to vessel traffic because of high water levels and strong currents from heavy rainfall. more »»

Macy's dumps Trump, Flo Rida pulls out of Miss USA pageant

July 1, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Rapper Flo Rida has pulled out of his guest appearance at the "Miss USA" pageant later this month, part of the continued fallout over pageant owner Donald Trump's remarks about... more »»

NYC enacts ban on plastic foam containers

July 1, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's ban on plastic foam is now in effect.

The ban applies to single-use food packing products, including takeout containers and coffee cups. more »»

Pom-pom pay: California bill gives cheerleaders minimum wage

July 1, 2015

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — They boost their teams from the sidelines and promote them by appearing in calendars and at fan events, but some sports cheerleaders say they are still not considered team... more »»

Editorials from around New York

July 1, 2015

Recent editorials of statewide and national interest from New York's newspapers:

The Syracuse Post-Standard on education in New York and the state's poorest familie. more »»

Search on for man who fell into manhole during street flood

July 1, 2015

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say they're searching for a man presumed to have drowned after falling into a manhole while assisting a motorist stranded on a rain-flooded street in Syracuse. more »»

Public Advocate: NYC funds should divest from Wal-Mart

July 1, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Public Advocate Letitia James is calling for the city's pensions funds to divest from Wal-Mart. more »»

Ex-NY Sen. Smith gets 7 years in prison for mayor race plot

July 1, 2015

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — Former Democratic state Sen. more »»

NY environmental commissioner Martens resigns

July 1, 2015

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A day after enacting a promised ban on fracking, New York Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Joseph Martens has announced that he'll step down during July. more »»

Former NY Sen. Smith gets 7 years for mayoral race scheme

July 1, 2015

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — Former Democratic state Sen. Malcolm Smith will spend seven years in prison for a scheme to bribe his way onto the ballot for the 2013 New York City mayoral election. more »»

Macy's dumps Trump clothing line in response to comments

July 1, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Macy's is the latest company to end its relationship with Donald Trump as the fallout from the real estate mogul's remarks about Mexican immigrants continues. more »»

Sale of IBM microchip plants in Vermont, New York completed

July 1, 2015

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Federal approval in hand, the sale of IBM's microchip plants in Vermont and New York to GlobalFoundries has been completed.

Vermont Gov. more »»

Police: Motorhome driver killed in crash at NY racetrack

July 1, 2015

NEW LEBANON, N.Y. (AP) — State police say the driver of a motorhome has been killed in a crash during an upstate New York racetrack's annual "Eve of Destruction" event. more »»

Historic Manhattan church goes green

July 1, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — A historic Manhattan church is saving money while going green.

Officials say energy upgrades at Riverside Church will cut 837 tons of carbon emissions a yea. more »»

Police: Mother who couldn't handle son, 4, tied him to bush

July 1, 2015

SPRING VALLEY, N.Y. (AP) — Police say a New York mother who couldn't handle her 4-year-old son tied him to a bush while she went into an apartment to baby-sit. more »»

Shumlin: IBM plant deal in Vermont approved, final

July 1, 2015

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont Gov. more »»

Police: RV driver killed in crash at New York racetrack

July 1, 2015

NEW LEBANON, N.Y. (AP) — State police say the driver of a recreational vehicle has been killed in a crash during an upstate New York racetrack's annual "Eve of Destruction" event. more »»

Afghan soldier who fled US training site granted asylum

July 1, 2015

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Federal officials have granted asylum to an Afghan military officer who along with two comrades slipped away from a U.. more »»

New York businessman pleads guilty in $2M postal theft case

July 1, 2015

CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say the owner of a Long Island advertising business has pleaded guilty to a $2 million mail fraud scheme. more »»

 
 
 

 

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