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  • Craft beer research will be brewing at Hartwick

    ONEONTA, N.Y. (AP) — Hartwick College is getting government help to develop a lab designed to support the local craft brewing industry. Sens. Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand announced $124,000 in funding for research and development at the Oneonta college to help the local craft brewing...

  • Police arrest suburban NY man in arson case

    CENTRAL ISLIP, New York (AP) — Suffolk County police have arrested a 35-year-old Long Island man and charged him with attempted arson for allegedly trying to set vehicles on fire in a parking lot. Police say Alexander Rivera of Central Islip was seen pouring gasoline over three vehicles in a...

  • Florida man, age 83, says he hid over $1M from IRS

    NEW YORK (AP) — An 83-year-old Florida man has pleaded guilty to federal charges, admitting that he conspired to hide more than $1 million from the Internal Revenue Service by stashing it in foreign bank accounts. Bernard Kramer of Del Ray Beach, Florida entered the plea Tuesday in federal...

  • Rowboat overturns, man dies in NY reservoir

    CARMEL, N.Y. (AP) — The agency that runs New York City's watershed says a man died, apparently drowning when the rowboat he was in overturned in a Putnam County reservoir. The Department of Environmental Protection says another man swam to shore. The men were fishing in the Croton Falls...

  • Islanders announce sale of minority stake of club

    UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — The New York Islanders are selling a minority stake of the team, with a former Washington Capitals co-owner and a London-based investor to become full owners in two years. The hockey team said Tuesday a group led by former Capitals co-owner Jon Ledecky and investor Scott...

  • NY AG: Cigar distributor skipped paying taxes

    NEW YORK (AP) — An indictment was unsealed Tuesday against a Staten Island man who was accused of not paying more than $6.1 million in state taxes for cigars his distribution company brought into New York state. State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced an indictment against Aamir...

  • Group challenges New York redistricting plan

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A government watchdog group is challenging the wording of a New York ballot question on redistricting, saying it is deceptive and should be replaced with more neutral language. A lawsuit announced Tuesday by Common Cause-New York seeks to reword the referendum, which critics...

  • Astorino unveils jobs plan in NY governor race

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Republican gubernatorial hopeful Rob Astorino unveiled a plan to boost New York's economy Tuesday that calls for lower taxes, less red tape, hydraulic fracturing for natural gas and incentives for high-tech industries and agriculture. One of Astorino's more unusual proposals...

  • Suburban NY man convicted in Uniondale shooting

    MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — A Long Island man has been convicted in a shooting that happened on a Uniondale street. Jonathan Mack was found guilty of murder and other charges by a Nassau County judge Tuesday following a 10-day trial. Prosecutors say Mack was arguing with a woman one morning in June...

  • Judge won’t dismiss former N.Y. bus driver’s take-home asbestos exposure case

    NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – A New York judge has rejected a motion to dismiss in a former bus driver’s asbestos lawsuit alleging his wife was injured as a result of take-home asbestos exposure. Judge Sherry Klein Heitler delivered the July 15 opinion in the Supreme Court of the State of New...

  • Times Square characters upset at 'hostile' police

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Times Square costumed characters took off their masks to protest what they call a "hostile move" by New York police telling tourists they don't have to tip for photos. The giant Elmos, Mickey Mouses and Statues of Liberty proclaimed their right to make money Tuesday. The...

  • NYC's Met opera reaches deals with 2 unions

    New York's Metropolitan Opera reached tentative labor deals with two of its largest unions early Monday while negotiations continued with 10 more unions in hopes of averting a lockout.

  • Bill de Blasio attacks achievement in New York City schools

    New York Mayor Bill de Blasio is currently on a crusade to solve an educational problem that doesn't exist.

  • Buffalo-area seniors on food stamps rises

    Buffalo and Erie County are seeing a big increase in the number of older residents receiving food stamps, though families with children continue to make up the largest group participating in the federal program, according to a report in The Buffalo News.

  • New York City to pay $1m to settle Medicaid probe

    Federal authorities say New York City has agreed to pay $1.05 million to settle allegations that the city's Human Resources Administration failed to stop Medicaid payments for health care coverage for beneficiaries who became ineligible.



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