Friday’s Links Worth Clicking

  • New York gets a D-plus grade for its regulation of industries that effect air and water quality, job growth and other essentials, according to a report by an independent think tank.
  • Authorities say a teenager used his cell phone to send text messages seeking help after the canoe he and his grandfather were in overturned on the Hudson River.
  • Drivers shouldn’t expect to see the highway colored dark red, but they can look forward to safer driving conditions as the New York State Thruway Authority experiments with beet juice.
  • Oswego County residents will vote Feb. 28 on a new proposal for renovating the old Oswego County BOCES complex on county Route 64 in Mexico. A BOCES leadership committee Nov. 15 issued its support for moving ahead.