Long Island kid living far from the ocean for the first time. Big baseball guy so it’s a good thing the Rumble Ponies exist. Excited to get to know the city and the people of Binghamton!
New York Families Hold Rallies to End Prison Package Ban
Families from across New York held concurrent rallies this week calling for an end to the prison package ban put in place by the Department of Corrections.
New York State Police Save Horses from Slaughter, Train Them to be Police Horses
If you've ever wondered where the New York State Police get their horses from, the answer is a lot more wholesome than you were probably imagining.
New York Department of Education Finds Alarming Number of Corporal Punishment Instances
The New York State Department of Education has found an alarming number of corporal punishment instances in New York schools.
New York Assembly and Senate Pass Group Home Living Condition Bill
The New York State Assembly and Senate have passed a bill to improve living conditions in group homes in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Study Ranks New York as Best State for Teachers
As the school year starts focus has returned to how fairly teachers are treated for their work, and a new study ranked New York as the best state for teachers.
New York State Lawmakers Eyeing Big Change to Minimum Wage
Two New York State Democrats are looking to make a major change to the state's minimum wage.
Students Struggling After Covid-19 Pandemic
A number of reports have indicated that in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, students are struggling more than they have in decades.
Could New York Ban Solitary Confinement in Prisons State-Wide?
A new bill proposed in New York City would ban solitary confinement of incarcerated individuals in city prisons. Could New York implement that state-wide?
New York Will Fund More Transportation for Addiction Services
New York State Governor Kathy Hochul announced funds to support addiction prevention efforts and enhance access to transportation services for treatment.
Nearly Half of New York Overdoses Now Involve Fentanyl
A New York State Department of Health warning has advised New Yorkers that nearly half of all overdose deaths in the state involve fentanyl.