Local

State funds available for college visits

The state of New York is making $500,000 available to provide low income students with the chance to visit colleges.

The college access challenge grant program provides up to $45,000  to programs that provide college tours to poor students.

Governor Cuomo says that while these visits are a rite of passage for many high school seniors, but the expense is often beyond the reach for many low income families.

More Local Headlines

in Local

AMBER alert issued for 5-year-old abducted in Albany County

crime2

Two suspects wearing all black and ski masks forced entry into a home and abducted the child.

in Local

Police: Dryden man threatened woman with knife, gun

crime

State police have charged David E. Cornell, 41, with menacing.

in Local

Wineries “ecstatic” over casino announcement in Finger Lakes

Wine Corks & More

Executive Director of Cayuga Lake Wine Trail says partnership between new casino, wine trail is "just like a marriage"

in Local

New York AG wants big stores to stop selling realistic-looking toy guns

state leg

Eric Schneiderman has written to K-Mart, Sears, Amazon, Walmart

in Local

Cuomo to visit counties chosen for casino sites

cuomo

Cuomo to visit Sullivan, Schenectady, Seneca counties on Wednesday