BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - Two brothers from New York are under arrest, with authorities saying they may have sexually abused numerous children in several upstate counties. David Allen Vickers has been charged with abusing a child in Niagara County. Area media report his arrest stems from an earlier investigation into his brother, Sean Vickers of Geneva, who was arrested last month.
NEWBURGH, N.Y. (AP) - State regulators are investigating a fall that left two construction workers dangling from a bridge across the Hudson River. New York State Bridge Authority officials tell the (Middletown) Times Herald-Record the two were working on the underside of the Newburgh-Beacon Bridge yesterday when temporary supports gave way. They were saved by their safety harnesses.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - State environmental officials say the tree-killing emerald ash border has spread to Delaware and Otsego counties for the first time. That makes 15 counties where the insect has been confirmed in New York, with officials saying most of the infested areas are small and localized.
MORGANTOWN, W. Va. (AP) - Federal agriculture and Appalachian Regional Commission officials will be in New York next month, promoting creative collaborations encouraging farmers feeding the growing demand for locally-grown foods. ARC has sent roughly $7.6 million to the so-called foodways projects since 2001.
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