New York State roads http://wamc.org en NY State Police: Stay off Hudson Valley highways http://wamc.org/post/ny-state-police-stay-hudson-valley-highways <p>POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. (AP) — The New York State Police troop that covers a four-county area east of the Hudson River is advising motorists to stay off local highways during the storm that's expected to drop up to 18 inches of snow in some areas along the Massachusetts and Connecticut borders.</p> Fri, 08 Feb 2013 12:38:24 +0000 Associated Press 57419 at http://wamc.org NY State Police: Stay off Hudson Valley highways NY Thruway to lay off 234 workers, cite hard times http://wamc.org/post/ny-thruway-lay-234-workers-cite-hard-times <p>ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The New York State Thruway Authority is planning 234 layoffs to help shore up its finances, but no toll increases are planned.<br><br>Thruway spokesman Dan Weiller says the layoffs of full-time workers will be in all regions, including the Albany headquarters. The authority employs 29,068 workers.<br><br>Weiller says no toll increases of any type are planned.</p> Thu, 31 Jan 2013 01:12:08 +0000 Associated Press 56883 at http://wamc.org NY Thruway to lay off 234 workers, cite hard times