It’s one of the biggest shopping days of the year: Black Friday. While some stores opened early Friday morning, the annual retail mega-event began in many stores on Thanksgiving evening and will continue well into Friday.
Starbucks will be unveiling its holiday coffee cups for this year with what look to be snowflakes and reindeer, after last year's more subdued red cups caused an uproar from critics who said the chain was part of a so-called war on Christmas.
Investors are unloading shares as prospects for a Trump presidency appear to be rising. Dow futures have tumbled 3.5 percent or 643.00 points to 17,647.00 and S&P 500 futures are down 4.1 percent or 86.50 points at 2,049.00.
"Forgot 2 defrost early. What 2 do now?" Butterball, which has been fielding phone calls from Thanksgiving cooks for three decades, is letting people text their turkey-related questions this year for the first time.
Apple says it needs "a little more time" before it starts selling the new wireless ear buds that are designed to work with its newest iPhones - the ones that don't come with a dedicated headphone jack.
A new housing complex in the Madison County City of Oneida is a step in the right direction three years after that part of the city was hit with flooding in 2013 that caused roughly 200 people to lose their homes.
Central New York Generation Xers and Baby Boomers are struggling to afford basic necessities such as housing and utilities and are massively unprepared for retirement, with just one in 10 Gen Xers having done basic planning while 64% of both generations worry often about having enough money to retire.
After 31 years (almost 170 dog years) as the face of insurance giant MetLife Inc., the company said Thursday that it is launching a new global branding effort, marking the end of a long relationship with Charlie Brown's beagle and the Peanuts crew.
Since shopping malls began opening in the 1970's businesses in downtown Utica struggled to survive.
But there's new momentum downtown, with new business stores continuing to pop up including a unique home good boutique, A Beautiful Mess.
New Hartford, N.Y. - Boscov's will hold its official grand opening on Saturday at Sangertown Square in New Hartford, and many are excited the store will open, including Oneida County Executive Anthony Picente. That's because Oneida County will see its share of sales tax revenue from every sale at Boscov's, and since Sears moved out of the location over a year ago, a tax void has been left for the county.
It may be a little late but as Old Forge prepares for Columbus Day weekend, the fall foliage is hitting peak colors. One of the best ways to see the colors is by riding the chair lift to the top of McCauley Mountain.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk says the electric car company is making major improvements to the Autopilot system used by its vehicles, which will dramatically reduce the number and severity of crashes they're involved in.
A coalition of New York-based advocates is launching a national campaign to press large retailers, restaurant chains and other companies to end on-call and last-minute scheduling, which allows companies to assign shifts to workers with only a few hours' notice.
Two summers ago the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge dominated social media raising awareness and millions of dollars to fight the disease, now there's a new local center dedicated to providing patients with long-term care.
The state's Department of Health says Tuesday that it will soon allow nurse practitioners to authorize the drug for patients, and allow dispensaries to make deliveries to help patients who cannot leave their homes.
The former director of the Central New York SPCA and a co-worker were in DeWitt Town Court Friday morning, arraigned on charges that they stole hundreds of thousands of dollars from the animal advocacy organization.
St. Elizabeth Medical Center officials "notified the New York State Nurses Association of its intent to lock out nurses on the day of their planned strike, and for the four days following the strike through Monday, September 5, 2016."
New York's farmers give millions of pounds of apples, squash, melons and other agricultural products to the state's food banks every year. Now some of those farmers are hoping to get some credit - a tax credit.
New York's comptroller reports that state tax collections of $24.2 billion for the first four months of this fiscal year are down $1.1 billion from last year and more than $500 million below initial budget projections.
The Madison County Hop Fest surpasses all of the other fests out there because it is the only one of its kind that can proudly declare that it celebrates over 200 years of hop heritage that began in Madison County!
Gawker.com, the brash New York website that broke new ground with its gossipy, no-holds-barred coverage of media, culture and politics, is shutting down after nearly 14 years, brought low by an unhappy, but deep-pocketed, subject.
Macy's plans to close 100 of its department stores it calls struggling. And just today, a credit ratings firm has identified 28 stores that are likely at the top of that list. Macy's at Sangertown is listed at number nine.
We all know the feeling of losing someone close that we love. It can be our darkest time but as Andrea Olson found out, one funeral home in Spokane, Washington has made it their mission to make people smile.