BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - A winter storm warning covering much of upstate New York has been issued as a system that could dump up to two feet of snow on some areas bears down on the region. The warnings are in effect starting early tomorrow morning and continuing through Thursday morning from western New York to the Mohawk Valley, and from tomorrow morning through Thursday night across the Adirondacks.
MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) - A former state Democratic chairman wants major party candidates for governor to reject a cross-endorsement from the state Independence Party. Jay Jacobs says in a four-page letter today that questions have been raised about the Independence Party leadership.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York State has purchased an additional more than 8,400 acres of former timber company lands on 14 parcels in Fulton, Warren, Essex, and Hamilton counties. Governor Andrew Cuomo announced today the state will pay $5.7 million to acquire the former Finch, Pruyn (PRINE) tracts from The Nature Conservancy, using money from the Environmental Protection Fund.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Grammy Award-winning country singer Brad Paisley is kicking off the Grandstand concert series at the New York State Fair on August 21st. Paisley performed at the fair for the first time in 2000. The fair runs from August 21st through September 1st at the fairgrounds in Syracuse.
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