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After Basement Collapse, Neighbors and Strangers Step Up to Help Farmington Couple Rebuild Home

The night of June 14, 2015, seemed like any other for Gary and Janice Burkhart of Farmington, NY. Janice had gone to bed while her husband...

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Carl Heastie to Begin Upstate New York Tour

By Staff   New York State Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie (D-Bronx), plans to begin an upstate tour Tuesday, July 21, officials from...

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State Education Department Names “Struggling Schools,” 18 in Syracuse

By Staff   The State Education Department has announced 144 New York schools, in 17 school districts, have been identified as...

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State Attorney General Sends New Procedures for Police Killings to DAs

By Staff   New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman sent a letter to the state’s 62 district attorneys July 13,...

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NYS Health Dept. Will Make Decision on Medical Marijuana Business Licenses Soon

Those who suffer from life-threatening conditions throughout New York State could see a new treatment in as little as six months from the...

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Jacksons to Perform in Free Concert Series at State Fair

By Staff   The Jacksons have been added to this year’s list of performers at the New York State Fair, according to officials....

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State Issues New Immunization Requirements for 2015-16 School Year

By Staff   According to the Syracuse City School District, the New York State Department of Health has issued new immunization...

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Just as E-Cigarettes Catch Fire, New York State Looks to Ban Public Use

Within the next few months, smoking e-cigarettes could soon be strictly limited within New York State. According to a June 18 Capital New...

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2015 African Unity Parade and Festival Aug. 15

The African Diaspora Parade and Festival, and the National Ghana Parade Council, will sponsor the Unity Parade 2015, Aug. 15. The two...

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Are State Troopers Terrorizing the Town of Theresa?

Fences are common features of quaint, rustic properties. According to U.S. zoning committee experts, up to 90% of fencing applications are...