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State & Nation
November 18, 2023
New York will automatically seal old criminal records under law signed by Gov. Hochul

By Maysoon KhanAssociated Press ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) New Yorkers who complete their sentences and stay out of trouble for a certain period of time will have their criminal records automatically sealed under a long awaited bill signed into law by Gov. Kathy Hochul on Thursday. New York now joins a slew of other states including […]

November 15, 2023
‘Greed and corruption’: Federal jury convicts veteran DEA agents in bribery conspiracy

NEW YORK (AP) A federal jury convicted two longtime U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration supervisors Wednesday of leaking confidential information to defense attorneys as part of a bribery conspiracy that prosecutors say imperiled high-profile cases and the lives of overseas drug informants. The Manhattan jury found John Costanzo Jr. and Manny Recio guilty of bribery and […]

November 4, 2023
Auto strike settlements will raise costs for Detroit’s Big 3. Will they be able to raise prices?

By Ashraf KhalilAssociated Press DETROIT (AP)  From generous pay and benefits to stronger job security, the United Auto Workers union won significant concessions in tentative settlements that have ended their strikes against Detroit’s three automakers. Now, General Motors, Ford and Stellantis are facing sharply higher labor costs, estimated by some analysts at exceeding $1 billion […]

October 28, 2023
Food insecurity shot up last year with inflation and end of pandemic-era aid, a new report says

By Ashraf KhalilAssociated Press WASHINGTON (AP)  An estimated 17 million households reported problems finding enough food in 2022, a sharp jump from 2021 when boosted government aid helped ease the pandemic-induced economic shutdown. A new Department of Agriculture report, released Wednesday, paints a sobering picture of post-pandemic hardship with "statistically significant" increases in food insecurity […]

October 21, 2023
A surge in wealth has boosted most US households since 2020 and helped sustain economic growth

By Christopher RugaberAP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP)  The net worth of the typical U.S. household grew at the fastest pace in more than three decades from 2020 through 2022, while relatively low interest rates at that time made it easier for households to pay their debts, according to a government report Wednesday. Wealth for the […]

October 14, 2023
‘Addictive’ social media feeds that keep children online targeted by New York lawmakers

By Carolyn Thompson & Haleluya HaderoAssociated Press New York would restrict the way online platforms like Instagram and YouTube can collect and share children’s personal information and let parents keep their kids from being bombarded by "addictive" feeds from accounts they don’t follow, under legislation proposed Wednesday. The bills offered by state leaders are aimed […]

October 7, 2023
Biden administration waives 26 federal laws to allow border wall construction in South Texas

McALLEN, Texas (AP)  The Biden administration announced they waived 26 federal laws in South Texas to allow border wall construction on Wednesday, marking the administration’s first use of a sweeping executive power employed often during the Trump presidency. The Department of Homeland Security posted the announcement on the U.S. Federal Registry with few details outlining […]

September 30, 2023
Americans have poor math skills. It’s a threat to US standing in the global economy, employers say

By Jon MarcusAssociated Press BOSTON (AP)  Like a lot of high school students, Kevin Tran loves superheroes, though perhaps for different reasons than his classmates. "They’re all insanely smart. In their regular jobs they’re engineers, they’re scientists," said Tran, 17. "And you can’t do any of those things without math." Tran also loves math. This […]

September 23, 2023
The US is allowing hundreds of thousands of Venezuelans in the country to work legally

By Rebecca Santana & Elliot SpagatAssociated Press WASHINGTON (AP) The Biden administration says it’s granting temporary legal status to hundreds of thousands of Venezuelans who are already in the country, quickly making them eligible to work, as it grapples with growing numbers of people fleeing the South American country and elsewhere to arrive at the […]

September 16, 2023
As climate risks increase, NY could require flood disclosures in home sales

By Mary Conlon & Anthony IzaguirreAssociated Press HIGHLAND FALLS, N.Y. (AP)  Alan Oligario’s home is prone to flooding, and he wishes someone had told him before he bought it. His initial flood came in the first year after he bought the house in Highland Falls, New York. The second came about a decade later. The […]

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Recent Obituaries

Sharrow, Allen Jay

ONTARIO, NY/SARASOTA, FLORIDA: Passed away at his home in Ontario, on Saturday, April 13, 2024 at the age of 60.  He was born on Wednesday, September 18, 1963 at Newark-Wayne Community Hospital. He was predeceased by his father Leland Sharrow in 1978. Survived by his mother Barbara "Searles" Sharrow Reed; sisters, Bonnie (Mike) Wirth, Julie […]

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Johnson, Marilyn J.  

WILLIAMSON: Marilyn J. Johnson, a life-long resident of Williamson, NY entered into eternal peace at Kirkhaven in Rochester, NY after a long battle with Alzheimer’s Disease on January 25, 2024 at age 82. Marilyn will be dearly missed by her two children: Amy Johnson and Andrew (Karen) Johnson. Her memory will be cherished by her […]

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