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The legacy of New York's fracking decision

The legacy of New York's fracking decision

New York's long struggle with fracking is over, except that it isn't.Next month, the State Department of Environmental Conservation will officially wrap up its review of high-volume hydraulic fracturing, the natural gas extraction technique under review since late 2008.

Movies

Film Review: "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies"

Film Review: "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies"

On and on

I think most of us can agree that some of the best moments of Peter Jackson's films based on J.R.R. Tolkien's novel, "The Hobbit," thus far have involved the malevolent dragon, Smaug.

Dec 23, 2014

Blogs

News Blog

Ho, ho, ho! Merry mayoral control!

Governor Andrew Cuomo may have given some Upstate mayors just the holiday present they were hoping for: you guessed it,... (read more)

Warren's Facebook flap

It’s beginning to look a lot like a difficult holiday for Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren. Screenshots of Facebook messages between... (read more)

News Blog

Reed: state should compensate landowners because of fracking decision

House Representative Tom Reed says that the state's decision on high-volume hydraulic fracturing is "the wrong decision for New York... (read more)

School board approves UR plan for East

The Rochester school board last night approved a plan from the University of Rochester to partner with East High School... (read more)

News Blog

Summer school programs net math gains

Rochester city schools students who participated in a summer program entered school this fall with a significant advantage in math... (read more)

McFadden to leave Housing Authority

McFadden's brief tenure was marred by accusations of cronyism. (read more)

Music

Greener Grass Band

Greener on the other side

ALBUM REVIEW: "Lucky Dollar"

Fresh winds

Restaurants

CHOW HOUND: In praise of the pig

DINING REVIEW: Char Steak & Lounge

Contemporary meets primal

  • Re: DINING REVIEW: Char Steak & Lounge

    • Did I understand correctly ? You go to the Char Steak and Lounge, with a…

    • on December 27, 2014
  • Re: The legacy of New York's fracking decision

    • Maybe the greatest victory for the anti-fracking activists in New York State is to switch…

    • on December 25, 2014
  • Re: Greener Grass Band

    • Justin Gurnsey .....a class act

    • on December 25, 2014
  • Re: Reed: state should compensate landowners because of fracking decision

    • How about compensation for losing the peaceful and quiet enjoyment of your property, worries about…

    • on December 24, 2014
  • Re: The ACA's poison pill?

    • Before the ACA the poor and uninsured could easily get health insurance for free in…

    • on December 24, 2014
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