How will NY Safe Act factor into CNY Assembly race?

How will NY Safe Act factor into CNY Assembly race? – Assemblyman Al Stirpe voted for the NY Safe Act more than a year ago, a vote he says he made because it included more background checks for gun sales.  That explanation has appeased few gun owners, who are...

NY weighs expanding bear hunting

NY weighs expanding bear hunting – The New York Department of Environmental Conservation proposed heightened black bear management measures in May as nuisance bear incidents are becoming more frequent in areas of the state.  The black bear population in New...

Greenburgh shooting range targeted for shutdown

Greenburgh shooting range targeted for shutdown – Town officials and residents are calling for the closure of a private gun range after a bullet fragment hit a woman in the leg in the backyard of a neighboring home last month.  Town Supervisor Paul Feiner...

Assemblyman plans shooting-range fund-raiser

Assemblyman plans shooting-range fund-raiser – A Republican assemblyman from suburban Rochester is hosting a day-long fund-raiser later this month at a shooting range, raffling off a dozen rifles and shotguns as door prizes.  Assemblyman Bill Nojay, whose...

Democratic House members demand gun control vote

Democratic House members demand gun control vote – Gun control, long a dormant issue in American politics, surged to the forefront of the Democratic agenda following December 2012’s massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. Yet in the...