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Program trains refugees to work on upstate NY dairy farms

Mon, 01 Sep 2014 15:32:56 -0700

The New York program, a collaboration of Cornell Cooperative Extension, Community Action Angels and Alfred University, began with the hiring of 39-year-old Manoj Rai, who was raised on a grain farm in Bhutan and acted as a liaison between the refugees and administrators.

2015 NFL Mock Draft: Steelers continue to build on defense

Mon, 01 Sep 2014 14:47:39 -0700

With the start of the season just around the corner lets talk a quick look into the future. The Steelers' 2015 draft plans should hinge on the futures of Kelvin Beachum, Jason Worilds, and Ike Taylor. Steelers Nation will once again be clamoring for a first-round cornerback while the Steelers front office should go about business as usual.

Hochul Denies NY Post Report, Gets 1199 SEIU Endorsement

Mon, 01 Sep 2014 14:31:45 -0700

Amid reports her campaign may be in trouble, Lieutenant Governor candidate Kathy Hochul said she's as confident as ever, and as Time Warner Cable News reporter Ryan Whalen tells us, her ticket got a major boost on Monday.

New program putting Western NY refugees to work on dairy farms

Mon, 01 Sep 2014 11:20:00 -0700

A pilot program underway in New York is putting Bhutanese refugees to work on dairy farms.

Neil E. McLenna, 71

Mon, 01 Sep 2014 10:10:19 -0700

Neil E. McLenna, 71, a resident of New Haven, died suddenly at home on Saturday August 30, 2014. Continue reading →

Program trains refugees for work on NY dairy farms

Mon, 01 Sep 2014 10:09:35 -0700

Every morning, a handful of Bhutanese refugees who have settled in city neighborhoods board a van that takes them past bustling streets and suburbs and into a rural landscape where cows outnumber people. In a setting much closer to the homeland they left behind, the refugees train to work on dairy farms, part of a pilot program that seeks to find work for the new arrivals while addressing the ...

Woman dies in off-road accident in western NY

Mon, 01 Sep 2014 09:14:08 -0700

EAGLE, N.Y. (AP) - Police say a 42-year-old woman has died after an accident involving a group of friends driving Jeeps off-road on private land in western New York.

Random Ramsdom: September 1: St. Louis Rams - And Then There Were 53

Mon, 01 Sep 2014 07:01:00 -0700

Saturday marked the final cut down - to 53-man rosters - for all 32 NFL teams. The Rams now have their deepest, most talented roster since the arrival of Jeff Fisher and Les Snead. Let the games begin!

Wire Taps: Nationals drop series finale in Seattle head to LA for three with Dodgers

Mon, 01 Sep 2014 01:41:04 -0700

After dropping three straight to the Philadelphia Phillies to start their nine-game, three-city road trip, the Washington Nationals took two of three from the Seattle Mariners. Now they play the Los Angeles Dodgers in a three-game set in Dodger Stadium.

Leon Pagac is the ‘Ace’ of Nemacolin Country Club

Sun, 31 Aug 2014 20:20:04 -0700

The odds of making a hole-in-one in golf are about 13,000-to-1, unless you happen to be Leon Pagac.