posted on July 18, 2014 07:22
New York’s unemployment rate dropped a tenth-of-a-percent, but it is still higher than the national rate.
Between May and June New York’s jobless rate fell to 6-point-6 percent, which is the lowest since November 2008.
The data shows that over the last year Genesee County has been gaining jobs slower than the state rate, while Wyoming County has been losing jobs.
The national unemployment rate is 6.1 percent.
A Medina man is charged with welfare fraud.
Police say 51-year-old Thomas Whiting was gainfully employed when he accepted 10-thousand dollars from the Department of Social Services that he was not entitled to.
Whiting is charged with a felony count of welfare fraud and two more felony counts of offering a false instrument for filing.
Troopers say the alleged theft occurred over a two-year period ending this April.
The last family who lost a loved one on Flight 3407 is settling their lawsuit with the airlines.
The details of the settlement are not being released.
Flight 3407 crashed into a home in Clarence back in 2009.
Accident investigators say the crash was the fault of the pilot.
Work is almost complete on a 130 million dollar renovation project at Ralph Wilson Stadium. When fans head to the Ralph on August 23rd for the first preseason game, they will see firsthand the changes that were made. Some of those changes include new and renovated concession stands and new entry gates, to cut down on congestion.
Forbes Magazine is releasing a ranking of the world's most valuable teams in 2014, and the Buffalo Bills are on it. Coming in at number 47 out of 50, Forbes says the Bills are worth around $870-million. The number one most valuable sports team according to the list is the European soccer team Real Madrid. It has an estimated value of $3.4-Billion.