ULSTER PARK, N.Y. — In most of the world, donkeys are beasts of burden, but the only job of the long-eared denizens of Donkey Park is to nuzzle, bray and beguile the diverse group of people who find comfort in their company.
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ALBANY, N.Y. — The Karner blue butterfly has exceeded recovery goals in the rare New York habitat where it was discovered by Russian author Vladimir Nabokov in the 1940s, officials announced Thursday.
ALBANY, N.Y. — Environmental and public policy groups in New York are calling for a state constitutional amendment that would guarantee residents a right to clean air and water.
ITHACA, N.Y. — While most kids his age are attending middle school, 12-year-old Jeremy Shuler has just started his first semester at Cornell University.
He’s the youngest student on record to attend the Ivy League school.
ALBANY, N.Y. — When Gary Lovett was studying the effect of acid rain in New York’s Catskill Mountains 20 years ago, he ended the experiment early because so many trees in the test plots were dying not from acid rain, but from insect attacks.
ROTTERDAM, N.Y. An 8-year-old girl who lost her father and younger siblings in an arson fire that left her severely scarred is sharing the good cheer that has been bestowed on her, by the tractor-trailer load, since her simple Christmas wish went viral.
ROTTERDAM, N.Y. A little girl who lost her family and suffered disfiguring burns in an arson fire is having an incredible Christmas, thanks to the generosity of thousands of strangers around the world who were moved by her simple Facebook wish.