Albany, NY, Dec 11, 2012 — It's been nearly ten years since New York's highest court ruled that the state needed to better fund schools, and an attorney who helped litigate that case says it may be time to head back to court on the issue.
Washington, DC, Dec 11, 2012 — The federal government is easing its new rules for school lunches. In a letter to members of Congress Friday, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said the USDA would remove calorie limits on grains and meats in schools.
At the same time, Vilsack defended the program put in place last fall. He wrote it's ensuring twice the amount of fruits and vegetables in school lunches, and a "substantial" increase in the use of whole grains. Go to full article
Albany, NY, Dec 11, 2012 — New York's Department of Environmental Conservation appears to be nearing the end of its four-year hydrofracking review. If the DEC gives an OK to the controversial drilling... Go to full article
Albany, NY, Dec 11, 2012 — The newly formed coalition of Republicans and Democrats who will run the New York State Senate in January made its first public appearance yesterday. The senators responded... Go to full article
Albany, NY, Dec 11, 2012 — The New York State Thruway Authority board is scheduled to meet again next Monday. But there's still uncertainty whether they will finally act on a proposal to raise truck... Go to full article
Canton, NY, Dec 11, 2012 — Long time friends and musical collaborators Barb Heller and Danny Gotham have a new CD for the holidays. Todd Moe caught up with the duo for the story behind All through...Go to full article
Canton, NY, Dec 11, 2012 — Canton writer Chris Angus has written another historical thriller. In London Underground, a search for hidden treasures and artifacts leads several citizens beneath... Go to full article