ALBANY (AP) — A panel created by Gov. Andrew Cuomo to look into New York’s rollout of the Common Core curriculum recommended Monday banning standardized tests for the youngest students and capping the amount of instructional time that can be used for test prep.
ALBANY — The Oneida Indians have made their first payment of $11 million under a deal with the state that guarantees the tribe exclusive territory for their central New York casino.
ONEONTA — State police say they twice charged a 31-year-old man with driving while intoxicated for accidents that occurred just hours apart at the same upstate New York fast-food restaurant.
UTICA — Authorities say the 6-month-old baby who died in an apartment fire last weekend was the daughter of parents who emigrated from Africa.
ALBANY (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo promised Monday to fund statewide full-day pre-kindergarten programs as soon as they’re ready, even as New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s proposed income tax surcharge appears to have stalled in Albany as a...
ALBANY — Housing is becoming unaffordable for millions of New Yorkers amid declining incomes and increasing costs for rent and home ownership, state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli said Monday.
SYRACUSE — The Dinosaur Bar-B-Que restaurant chain plans to open its next location in Chicago in what will be the Syracuse-based company’s first eatery outside the Northeast.
AUBURN — An 89-year-old World War II veteran who survived a plane crash over France seven decades ago has finally received his Purple Heart.
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s signature proposal, a tax increase on the wealthy to pay for universal prekindergarten, appears to be on life support, blocked by a governor and state lawmakers who stubbornly oppose such a tax in...
BUFFALO (AP) — With New York state about to take bids for its first non-Indian casinos, tribes looking to hold their ground have been upgrading their existing casinos and exploring new ones.
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