Wild Ducklings Hatched in School Pond, A Must-See Video
Students got a big surprise last week when the mallard ducks that had flown into their school courtyard had laid eggs which hatched into little ducklings.
Woman Who Helped In Dannemora Prison Break Is Denied Parole
The upstate New York prison tailor who helped two killers escape has been denied parole for a third time.
Hall Of Famer Mariano Rivera Coming To Saratoga Race Course
Opening weekend festivities at Saratoga Race Course will feature an appearance by former New York Yankees star Mariano Rivera.
How to Volunteer to Walk Dogs or Clean at Road to Home Rescue
Want to help the dogs at the Road to Home Rescue in Utica? You can volunteer to walk the dogs or help clean the warehouse on Broad Street and it's easy to sign up.
Barnes & Noble, with Sales Falling, is Sold to Hedge Fund
Barnes & Noble is being acquired by a hedge fund for $476 million and will be taken private.
Man Arrested After Threatening Talk of Times Square Attack
Alam "repeatedly expressed interest in purchasing firearms and explosives for a terrorist attack in the New York City area" during conversations with the undercover agent dating to last August, the court documents said.
Climate Change Lawsuit vs. US Government Faces Court Test
"Today's children are expected to have poorer health as they age than today's adults do, because of the worsening and intensifying effects of climate change," three of the experts wrote in the New England Journal of Medicine.
Rare Chess Piece Found, Could Fetch $1M at Auction
The Lewis Chessmen are intricate, expressive chess pieces in the form of Norse warriors, carved from walrus ivory in the 12th century.
Frank Lucas, Druglord Portrayed in 'American Gangster,' Dies
Frank Lucas, the former Harlem drug kingpin whose life and lore inspired the 2007 movie "American Gangster," has died, a relative said Friday.
Exhibit Highlights Cartoonists' Focus on First Amendment
The First Amendment right to free speech is no laughing matter, as illustrated by a new exhibit at the world's largest cartoon library.
Tax Exemption Sought For NY's Volunteer First Responders
State Senator James Seward was joined in Albany on Monday by Assemblyman Chris Tague to introduce legislation to to aid volunteer first responders.
Kudos to Madison County for Opting Out of NY's Paper Bag Fee
They can't opt of the portion that bans the plastic ones, but Madison County is saying 'No Thanks' to the part that would require grocery stores to charge consumers 5-cents per paper bag.