New York State

Why Startups Should Look for Opportunity Between the Coasts

Dozens of cities around the nation have everything Silicon Valley does, except the crushing costs.<p>Tech entrepreneurs are the cool kids on the block. Whereas young people once aspired to be rockstars or astronauts, today they dream of being startup founders, flush with venture capital and working …

Venture Capital

New York State just created more health care protections for transgender people

Governor Andrew Cuomo is requiring insurers to review claims by non-cisgender individuals carefully; move comes after Trump transgender military ban …

Money

New York state approves 14.6% rate hike for health plans

The state Department of Financial Services said Tuesday that it would allow insurers selling plans to individuals to raise rates by 14.6% on average …

Health Care

Tavares happy with progress of contract talks with Islanders: report

The No. 1 pick at the 2009 NHL Draft, Tavares has 537 points (235 goals, 302 assists) in 587 games, all with New York. He signed a six-year contract …

NHL

New York state manufacturing activity nears three-year high in August

Factory activity in New York surged this month to the highest level in nearly three years.<p>The Federal Reserve Bank of New York said Tuesday that its …

Economy

What are your best SU-themed bowling team names?

On Monday night, the Syracuse Orange football team went bowling and even invited press. While we couldn’t make it over there, Syracuse.com did and …

Syracuse Orange

The Summer Kitchen: 16 Favorite Indoor/Outdoor Kitchens from the Remodelista Archives

Consider it an upgrade from the window above the sink: kitchens that open fully to the outdoors, letting in summer breezes while you cook and …

Houses

Bid to Revive Upstate New York Tourism Faces Opposition

NORTH HUDSON, N.Y.—A bid to boost the region’s struggling tourism industry has set up a battle between several Adirondack towns and local conservation groups.<p>North Hudson town supervisor Ron Moore says opening up a 21,000-acre swath of land here in the heart of the Adirondack Park to snowmobiles …

News (U.S.)

Upstate New York’s Bid to Revive Tourism Industry Runs Into Opposition

Plan to open up Boreas Ponds in Adirondack Park to snowmobiles and bicyclists faces challenges from conservation groups<p>NORTH HUDSON, N.Y.—A bid to boost the region’s struggling tourism industry has set up a battle between several Adirondack towns and local conservation groups.<p>North Hudson town …

Kids Could Start a Ceasefire in Health Care Wars

Following last month’s contentious congressional debate over repealing the Affordable Care Act, the next major battle in the health care wars may already be at our doorsteps. But does it have to be another partisan conflict? What if Congress and the nation could instead declare a ceasefire, return …

Health Care

2017 Unadilla MX | Race Highlights

After a short hiatus, the 2017 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship returned to action for the final run of the twelve round series. The tour visited …

Motocross

Lawmaker seeks probe after AP reveals maggots in NY facility

A New York state lawmaker is demanding a federal investigation into New York state's care for the disabled following a recent Associated Press story …

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Bitcoin Exchanges Struggle to Win Investor Confidence

Bitcoin needs “Downtown” Josh Brown more than he needs bitcoin. Brown, the chief executive officer of Ritholtz Wealth Management and author of a …

Bitcoin

Good to Go

I’m sure I’ve told you many times that I’m a huge fan of low-maintenance beauty, especially when it comes to my hair. As a woman-on-the-go (yes, I …

Modular Smart Lights for Design & Decor

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Home Automation

DMX put on house arrest after failing four drug tests

Rapper DMX walked into a New York City courtroom of his own free will, and he walked out on house arrest -- and that was after the judge cut him a …

Celebrity Gossip

Migrants crossing from US into Canada

Why a specific point of the US-Canadian border on dead end Roxham road became the favoured place to cross from the US into Canada is anyone’s guess. But once they did, word spread on social media.<p>Now Canadian soldiers have been deployed to erect tents to temporarily house hundreds of asylum seekers …

Canada

Jon Jones: Fighting in New York is ‘not really a good idea from a business standpoint’

Jon Jones is no longer too excited about fighting in his home state.When the 20-year ban on MMA was finally lifted in the state of New York in 2016, …

UFC

Why Bill de Blasio and Andrew Cuomo Hate Each Other’s Guts

<i>In early 2019 the L train in New York City will shut down for 15 months to repair damage caused during Hurricane Sandy. Leading up to the closure, VICE will be providing relevant updates and proposals, as well as profiles of community members and businesses along the affected route in a series</i> …

Andrew Cuomo

New border grants announced while program's future in doubt

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The $2.25 million in federal grants for a series of development projects for the economically challenged area along the U.S.-Canadian border in northern Vermont could be the last unless Congress funds next year's program over the objection of the Trump Administration.<p>The …

Business

Hey CNY! Have You Ever Wanted To Try Out For Survivor?

LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 15: Tyson Apolstol attends CBS' 'Survivor: Blood vs. Water' Season Finale at CBS Television City on December 15, 2013 in …

Ancient pottery reveals insights on Iroquoian population's power in 16th century

An innovative study published today in the journal <i>Science Advances</i> demonstrates how decorations on ancient pottery can be used to discover new …

Archaeology

Teen Mom Charged With Attempted Murder For Leaving Baby In Bag

'Her legs were just dangling in the bag.'

Conservative View

A Noise Came From a Bag. Tiny Legs Were Sticking Out

Police in upstate New York are describing a horrifying crime that might've proved deadly if not for what the <i>Elmira Star Gazette</i> describes as a …

Canada's migrant crisis: Hundreds crossing US border daily

Many follow tips they've seen on Facebook and YouTube and end up at an unofficial crossing at the end of a street in upstate New York.<p><b>Video by Angelica Casas; produced by Jessica Murphy</b>

Refugees

The Future of the Low-Wage Worker Movement May Depend on an Unheralded New York City Law

Fast food workers and Fast Food Justice board members. (Photo: WNV / Fast Food Justice)Flavia Cabral doesn't equivocate. She joined the fast food …

Liberal View

Upstate New York wine back on the up and up

“Wine, wings and water” promises the sign leading into Hammondsport, NY, a small town on Lake Keuka in the Finger Lakes region that thrives on thirsty summer tourists.<p>That slogan isn’t likely to change the minds of the people who long-ago decided that upstate New York wine was more suitable for use …

At Long Last, Signs That College Tuition Might Come Down

It's a fall tradition: Students don college sweatshirts and their parents, meanwhile, sweat the tuition bills.<p>One flash-in-the-pan movie this summer even featured a couple, played by Will Ferrell and Amy Poehler, who start a casino to cope with their kids' college costs.<p>Annual tuition hikes have …

News (U.S.)

Cynthia Nixon on N.Y. governor's race: People 'would like me to run'

ALBANY, N.Y. — <i>Sex and the City</i> star Cynthia Nixon on Tuesday acknowledged she is being encouraged to run for New York governor next year and blasted Gov. Andrew Cuomo for his record on education funding.<p>But she didn't say whether she would run against him.<p>Nixon, who has been active in New York …

Entertainment

The unintended consequences of ‘free college’ on New York’s for-profit universities

By James Dean WardIn the world of higher education, two issues have remained at the forefront of public and scholarly debate in recent years: …

Higher Education