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Schumer to VP Mike Pence: Tell Upstate NY the truth about 'huge' tax increase

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer says Vice President Mike Pence will have some explaining to do when he arrives in Upstate New York on Tuesday to talk about the Republican tax reform plan. Pence plans to visit Buffalo and meet with local businesses, community leaders and families to discuss t

SYRACUSE.COM - 2017-10-17 12:47:11

Rep. Tenney, the GOP tax plan will not help the middle class (Your letters)

To the Editor: I am writing in response to Representative Tenney's recent contribution ("Rep. Tenney: GOP tax plan puts middle-class taxpayers first," Sept. 28, 2017). The only reason this title can't be called a lie is because it accurately reflects the gist of what she says in the commentary. The

SYRACUSE.COM - 2017-10-18 14:10:47

Watch Robert Neulander appeal arguments as they happen (live video)

Rochester, NY -- Robert Neulander's only guaranteed shot to overturn his murder conviction in his wife Leslie's 2012 death will begin shortly after 10 a.m. Neulander's appeals lawyer, Alexandra Shapiro, of New York City, will make arguments on his behalf to four state Supreme Court justices sitting

SYRACUSE.COM - 2017-10-18 14:02:16

Vote 'yes' on creating Adirondack Park land bank (Commentary)

Willie Janeway is executive director of the Adirondack Council, a privately funded not-for-profit organization whose mission is to ensure the ecological integrity and wild character of the Adirondack Park. By William C. Janeway | Special to The Post-Standard One of the three ballot questions that wi

SYRACUSE.COM - 2017-10-18 10:28:19

Pence pitches tax plan in WNY visit

Vice president and congressman meet with business owners, lenders to promote and defend Trump plan Daily Messenger news partner, News 10NBC BUFFALO - Vice President Mike Pence says the president wants to cut taxes and simplify the filing process. During a stop Tuesday in Buffalo, part of a visit to

MPNNOW - 2017-10-17 23:07:06

Gillibrand: 'Shameful' Congress didn't renew Children's Health Insurance Program

U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is urging congressional Republican leaders to extend a program that provides health insurance to millions of children. The Children's Health Insurance Program, which was created 20 years ago, expired Sept. 30. The program provided health insurance coverage for nearly 9

CITIZEN ONLINE - 2017-10-17 23:11:00

State lawmaker says newly introduced bills would make it easier to cull deer

ALBANY, NY - Assemblywoman Pamela Hunter is in Albany today discussing three new pieces of legislation she's pushing that will help make it easier to kill - or cull- deer in urban and suburban areas. One bill - which was introduced about a month ago - would make it easier for communities like the ci

SYRACUSE.COM - 2017-10-17 16:43:15

After 18 years, suspected marijuana trafficker still missing from Western NY

WEST SPARTA, N.Y. -- Eighteen years ago, Kevin Krywe became entangled in a drug trafficking scheme, troopers said. The Western New York man teamed up with a partner to buy and sell marijuana, said the New York State Police. He became "heavily" involved in the illicit trade -- eventually receiving th

SYRACUSE.COM - 2017-10-17 16:02:00

No plans? Ten things to do

1 Comedian Tom Green has shows at Comedy at Carlson at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 19; 7:30 and 10 p.m. Friday, Oct. 20; and 7:30 and 10 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21. Tickets are $15 to $25. Go to carlsoncomedy.com/shows/ or call (585) 426-6339. 2 This year's Spirits of the Past Theatrical Tours at Genesee C

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2017-10-17 15:32:44

Hunting seasons heating up in Twin Tiers

Many hunting seasons are already under way in the Twin Tiers, and another popular season opens this weekend. Saturday marks opening day of pheasant hunting season in both New York and Pennsylvania. In both states, most of the hunting opportunities are provided by state-raised ring-necked pheasants t

STAR-GAZETTE - 2017-10-17 17:41:17

How much? Broome County real estate transactions

Merlin Folmsbee (estate) sold 560 Perry Rd. to Gary Eaton for $25,000 July 26. Binghamton Louise N. Baringer (estate) sold 3511 Florence St. to Mark Rogers for $65,920 July 25. Eagle Properties 3 LLC sold 101 Court St. to Fdg Real Property Holdings, LLC for $800,000 July 25. Mary A. Hannon sold 6 Wa


VP Mike Pence to appear in WNY on Tuesday

The vice president will land in Buffalo just before noon on Tuesday and then meet with business leaders, community leaders and families. He's expected to push President Donald Trump's tax reform plan. Congressman Chris Collins will join Pence in Buffalo. News partner, News10NBC Vice President Mike

MPNNOW - 2017-10-17 11:42:00

NY to set new rules for solitary confinement in local jails

The state's Commission on Corrections is expected to approve the new rules Tuesday. The changes come at the urging of Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo. ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York is poised to adopt new standards for the treatment of prisoners held in solitary confinement in local jails. The state's Co

MPNNOW - 2017-10-17 11:39:05

Power restored in Central NY more than a day after storm

BALDWINSVILLE, N.Y. -- The lights are back on for the 25,000 customers who lost power Sunday when a storm struck Central New York. No power outages were listed for the region Tuesday morning on the National Grid's outage map. While most of the outages were fixed by Monday morning, residents on Macar

SYRACUSE.COM - 2017-10-17 12:27:26

Teachers of color lacking in NY schools, report shows

Most students in Monroe County attend a school with zero or one black or Hispanic teachers, according to newly released data, a situation that fails to reflect student body diversity and threatens to hold students of color back. The data was collected by the state Education Department and released t

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2017-10-17 12:02:02

CNY Inspirations: Eroding the Boundaries: On Religious Experiences/Values

This feature is coordinated by The Post-Standard/Syracuse.com and InterFaith Works of CNY. Follow this theme and author posted Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday. Dr. Richard PilgrimInterFaith Works of Central New York Religious beliefs are overrated both in their importance to the lived religious life it

SYRACUSE.COM - 2017-10-17 10:00:00

Mara Charlamb on leadership: You've got to listen not just with your ears but with your heart

When Jacob Rubenstein founded United Radio in 1923, people would walk in with a radio to repair. Ninety-four years later, the company is owned by the founder's grandchildren, Mara Charlamb and her brother Phil Rubenstein, and it has expanded dramatically. United Radio has its headquarters and a repa

SYRACUSE.COM - 2017-10-17 09:03:03

Kolb, Molinaro in talks to form GOP ticket against Cuomo in 2018

Two former colleagues could reunite in an attempt to unseat Gov. Andrew Cuomo in 2018. Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb and Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro, both of whom are exploring gubernatorial bids, are in discussions to form a Republican ticket to challenge Cuomo, a Democrat, in ne

CITIZEN ONLINE - 2017-10-17 00:45:00

Conflicts over dual hiring fueled tensions in UR department as Jaeger case unfolded

Eighteen months before allegations of sexual harassment and institutional retaliation roiled the administration of the University of Rochester and its brain and cognitive sciences department, a less dramatic but still serious rift began developing over another issue. Threaded through the 113-page E

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2017-10-17 00:11:25

First woman national commander of American Legion visits

Denise Rohan (center) was chosen in August to be the first woman to head the national American Legion. She talks to WWII veteran Don Twombly, 91, from Massachusetts and in town visiting as Reena Nessler (right) was the first woman commander of the New York State American Legion looks on Saturday. De

FINGER LAKES TIMES - 2017-10-16 21:00:00