Cuomo: Remove firearms from domestic abusers in state

Public Safety ALBANY (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he wants to take away all firearms from New Yorkers who are convicted of domestic violence crimes. The Democrat announced the plan Wednesday as the first of the proposals he’ll unveil next month during his State of the State address that opens the 2018 legislative session. Under Cuomo’s proposal, all guns would immediately be removed from... 4:00pm 12/14/17

Crash sends teen to hospital in Camden

Public Safety CAMDEN — A teenager was hospitalized after her car crashed into a tree on Route 13 Wednesday afternoon, according to a report by local law enforcement officials. Sheriff’s deputies said Kaylee Turner, 19, of Taberg, was southbound at about 4:10 p.m. when she lost control of her car and went off the roadway, striking a tree. Deputies said Turner suffered arm and chest pain and... 4:00pm 12/14/17

Local projects to receive state assistance include efforts in Rome, Utica

County Among projects within the City of Rome that were designated for the state’s regional economic development awards Wednesday were five initiatives receiving over $4 million. Four of the projects are at Griffiss Business and Technology Park. The city will separately receive $10 million in state Downtown Revitalization Initiative funding that previously was announced in September... 4:00pm 12/14/17

Tenney inclined to back tax deal

County Congresswoman Claudia L. Tenney is inclined to support a Republican Senate-House deal on tax reform, based on what’s known so far of its contents. Full details of the agreement had not been released as of Thursday morning. The deal was struck before the first and only official House-Senate conference committee meeting on the bill was held Wednesday afternoon. The House and... 4:00pm 12/14/17

VVS falls to rival Proctor in double overtime

Sports VERONA — Senior Davey Moffett poured in a game-high 25 points and grabbed eight rebounds, but it wasn’t enough as the Vernon-Verona-Sherrill boys basketball team was defeated by Tri-Valley League foe Proctor High of Utica, 88-79, in double overtime on Wednesday night. The contest was orignally scheduled Tuesday but was postponed a day because of inclement weather. The first... 4:10pm 12/14/17