Monthly Archives: March 2016

  • Last minute tax filers can get help, and for most it is free

    Last minute tax filers can get help, and for most it is free BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – You might remember the long lines at the post office every year on April 15th, “Tax Day”–tax returns had to be postmarked no later than midnight–or face the taxman’s wrath. Those days…

  • America's poor can now get cheaper Internet access

    America's poor can now get cheaper Internet access Federal regulators have approved a historic expansion of subsidies for the poor, fleshing out for the first time a set of Reagan-era discounts on phone service to include home Internet access. The 3-2 vote by the Federal Communications Commission Thursday will…

  • Binghamton University student injured in Greyhound shooting

    Binghamton University student injured in Greyhound shooting

    Binghamton University student injured in Greyhound shooting By WBNG News Binghamton University student injured in Greyhound shooting March 31, 2016 Updated Mar 31, 2016 at 7:05 PM EDT (WBNG Binghamton) One of the people injured in this shooting was a Binghamton University student, according to the college. The athletics…

  • Kingston post office renaming honors war hero Dietz

    Kingston post office renaming honors war hero Dietz KINGSTON >> A public ceremony will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday renaming Kingston’s Main Post Office at Smith Avenue and Cornell Street in honor of Staff Sgt. Robert H. Dietz of Kingston, who was killed in action in World War…

  • SUNY Ulster will offer nursing program info April 12

    SUNY Ulster will offer nursing program info April 12 STONE RIDGE >> SUNY Ulster will have an information session about its Nursing Program at 4 p.m. Tuesday, April 12, in the Nursing Lab of Hardenbergh Hall on the college’s Stone Ridge Campus. The session will provide information on the…

  • Saw Kill watershed community meeting April 4 in Red Hook

    Saw Kill watershed community meeting April 4 in Red Hook RED HOOK >> The Saw Kill Watershed Community will have its monthly community information meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, April 4, at Red Hook Village Hall, U.S. Route 9. Plans for the upcoming Saw Kill Water Monitoring Program, other…

  • Vassar lecture April 4 focuses on affordability of 'sustainable' cities

    Vassar lecture April 4 focuses on affordability of 'sustainable' cities POUGHKEEPSIE >> Sociologist Miriam Greenberg will examine how many of the world’s “most sustainable” cities are also among the most unaffordable and unequal at a free lecture Monday, April 4, at Vassar College. “Beyond Ecotopia: Green Displacement and the…

  • Cinderella's Closet at Hudson Valley Mall in Ulster offers prom dresses for free

    Cinderella's Closet at Hudson Valley Mall in Ulster offers prom dresses for free TOWN OF ULSTER >> Members of the Junior League of Kingston spent part of Thursday turning the former American Eagle Outfitters store in Hudson Valley Mall into Cinderella’s Closet, where donated prom dresses can be had…

  • Opening statements wrap up in fourth Cal Harris murder trial

    Opening statements wrap up in fourth Cal Harris murder trial March 31, 2016Updated Mar 31, 2016 at 6:49 PM EDT Schoharie, NY (WBNG Binghamton) Opening statements wrapped up in Schoharie Supreme Court Thursday in the fourth Cal Harris murder trial. Harris is accused of killing his wife Michele in…

  • FBI agrees to unlock iPhone in Arkansas murder case

    FBI agrees to unlock iPhone in Arkansas murder case The FBI has agreed to help prosecutors gain access to an iPhone 6 and an iPod that might hold evidence in an Arkansas murder trial, just days after the agency managed to hack an iPhone linked to the San Bernardino…