Medicare, Social Security Face Shaky Fiscal Futures
The financial condition of the government's bedrock retirement programs for middle- and working-class Americans remains shaky, with Medicare pointed toward insolvency by 2026, according to a report Monday by the government's overseers of Medicare and Social Security.
Semiconductor Firm To Buy, Expand Upstate NY Chip Plant
An Arizona-based semiconductor supplier will purchase GlobalFoundries' computer chip manufacturing plant in the Hudson Valley, adding 150 new jobs and preserving hundreds of others as part of a $720 million expansion plan, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Monday.
Prosecutors Rest Case Against Fake German Heiress
New York prosecutors have rested their case against the woman accused of passing herself off as a German heiress and swindling friends, banks and hotels.
State DOT Endorses Community Grid Plan For I-81 Replacement
A state Department of Transportation report supports tearing down the elevated section of Interstate 81 in Syracuse and replacing it with a community grid.
NY State Senate Launches Vaccination Push
Members of the New York state Senate are joining the fight to encourage people to get vaccinated amid an ongoing measles outbreak in the state.
Wegmans To Go Plastic-Bag Free In New York Before State Ban
Wegmans will eliminate single-use plastic grocery bags at its New York state stores by year's end — just before a state ban on the packing takes effect, the grocery store chain announced Monday.
Decomposed Body Found In NY ID’d As Missing 70-Year-Old
Authorities say a decomposing body found in western New York has been identified as a 70-year-old man who was reported missing in November of last year.
A Trump Fed Choice Steps Aside, And Another Faces New Doubts
President Donald Trump's efforts to reshape the Federal Reserve stumbled on Monday, with one of his potential nominees for the Fed's board withdrawing from consideration and another being enveloped by fresh doubts.
NY Seeks New Bids For 4th Downtown Revitalization Contest
New York state is seeking applicants for the fourth round of a contest that awards state funds for cities and towns looking to revitalize their downtowns.
Weeklong Slate Of Earth Day Events Planned In New York State
A weeklong schedule of activities including hiking, fishing and tree-planting is planned to commemorate the 49th anniversary of Earth Day in New York state.