Tag Archives: News

  • Airbnb can now collect taxes for Rensselaer County hosts

    Airbnb can now collect taxes for Rensselaer County hosts Airbnb will collect and remit county hotel occupancy taxes for hosts in Rensselaer County through an agreement expected to grow the county’s tax base and allow Airbnb to contribute its share of taxes. The agreement went into effect Friday. Rensselaer joins…

  • Cuomo, Schneiderman announce plans to sue to protect DACA enrollees

    Cuomo, Schneiderman announce plans to sue to protect DACA enrollees Following President Donald J. Trump’s executive order to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced in a joint statement Monday that they will sue to protect those…

  • Two innovative high schools open in Buffalo’s Bennett HS building

    Two innovative high schools open in Buffalo’s Bennett HS building BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – As students headed back to class around the Buffalo Public School district Tuesday, some students joined local leaders to celebrate the launch of two innovative high schools inside the old Lewis J. Bennett High School…

  • Proetta found not guilty in criminal sex trial

    Proetta found not guilty in criminal sex trial CANTON — John C. Proetta is a free man after a St. Lawrence County jury found him not guilty of first-degree criminal sexual act this morning.Mr. Proetta, 30, of 15 Bay St., Potsdam, stood accused of having engaged in intercourse during…

  • Hamburg home where tractor trailer crashed is torn down

    Hamburg home where tractor trailer crashed is torn down HAMBURG, N.Y. (WIVB) — A house in Hamburg that was hit by a tractor trailer earlier this year has been torn down. The home on Highland Parkway was condemned after the crash in May. Police say the driver of the truck…

  • GE pushes back against calls for more Hudson PCB dredging

    GE pushes back against calls for more Hudson PCB dredging FORT EDWARD — General Electric Co. took aim at New York state and federal agencies in a duel over science that claims the $1.7 billion PCB dredging project of the Hudson River has been a failure. In a report…

  • Dim Sum at Lemon Grass offers delicious Chinese/Vietnamese fusion

    Dim Sum at Lemon Grass offers delicious Chinese/Vietnamese fusion This place is not related to Le Lemongrass, the late Vietnamese place up the avenue. The good news is it is a cool, distinctive entry on the scene.            Source: Rochester New York Latest News Dim Sum at…

  • Erica Bell to let judge, not jury hear accusations that she murdered 3-year-old Brook Stagles

    Erica Bell to let judge, not jury hear accusations that she murdered 3-year-old Brook Stagles Erica Bell has decided to have a judge, and not a jury, determine whether she was responsible for the death of 3-year-old Brook Stagles.            Source: Rochester New York Latest News Erica Bell…