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New York Lawmaker Wants to Legalize Drinking Alcohol in Public
A state lawmaker wants New York's open container laws repealed for the duration of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Animal Adventure Park Closes “Drive-Thru Zoo” Operation
More adjustments are coming to Animal Adventure Park in Harpursville, which had been operating as a drive-thru attraction in recent days.
2.7 Million New Yorkers May Have Been Infected with Coronavirus
Preliminary antibody testing indicates million of people in New York state have been exposed to COVID-19.
Coronavirus Deaths in New York State Rise Above 10,000
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo says 671 people died of COVID-19 on Easter Sunday, bringing the total number of deaths in the state caused by the virus to 10,056.
Hospital Worker Accused of Stealing Protective Face Masks
One Cooperstown hospital employee has been charged and more arrests are possible in connection with the theft of medical supplies during the coronavirus pandemic.
Wegmans Limits Toilet Paper, Water and Sanitizer Purchases
Panic buying linked to coronavirus concerns has prompted Wegmans to impose purchase limits on some items that have been in short supply.
Dick’s Sporting Goods to Stop Selling Guns in 440 More Stores
Hundreds of Dick's Sporting Goods stores will remove guns from their inventory in the next few months.
Police: JC Woman Stole $26,000 to Pay Off Her Mortgage
A Johnson City resident has been accused of stealing thousands of dollars from a developmentally disabled person.
Binghamton School Officials React to Cuomo Probe Directive
The Binghamton City School District has responded to news that Governor Cuomo wants a state probe into allegations that girls were strip searched.
Endicott Receives $1.2 Million to Protect Wastewater Plant
Federal funding has been approved for a project to make Endicott's wastewater treatment facility less vulnerable to flooding.