“We say that the rent eats first. People are prioritizing paying rent over paying for food, or for medicine that they might need like an inhaler or insulin.”
“We say that the rent eats first. People are prioritizing paying rent over paying for food, or for medicine that they might need like an inhaler or insulin.”
“But, there’s been a lot of loss in confidence around him, around the Board of Education, around the integrity and judgement of both the board and the superintendent himself.”
They say it will be important to find ways for solar farms to store and control how much energy they release to the grid.
Kelles spoke as Governor Andrew Cuomo lays out his vision for the state this week
“As the ash borer population increases and the tree health declines, they become a safety hazard.”
His resignation goes into effect on Feb. 1.
“I’m confident we’re going to get through the next 13 days in a safe and secure fashion”
Reed said voting to uphold the election results is his duty.
“It’s not a stimulus bill. It’s an emergency survival bill and we’re going to fight for more dollars later,.”
“They’re leaving a place they consider to be their home and all of their belongings are in their home but their homes aren’t as secure as our homes are,” said Deb Wilke.
A separate bill for $160 billion links state, local and tribal aid to an agreement on liability provisions.
“Lighthouse said all along that we would comply with New York State guidelines, but the county insisted that we go well above and beyond those guidelines as a condition of reopening.”
“They need to continue because the money for those has already been allocated which is important, but also those are supporting downtowns and small businesses and jobs.”
Their plan is a temporary four month emergency relief package only meant to last from December 1st to March 31st.
“A lot of the landlords are small business owners or just mom-and-pop folks who may have a couple of that they picked up and they’re using it for side income.”
In recent days, Danks Burke attempted to bring suit against officials in Schuyler County over some invalidated absentee ballots.
The budget is about a 6 percent decrease from 2020.
According to Danks Burke, the case relates to 75 to 100 ballots.
“Those faculty of color took a chance coming to an institution that did not have a great pedigree in terms of diversity,” Soyinka-Airewele said.
Thirty people tested positive for COVID-19 in a single day in Tompkins County. That is a significant increase.
Kelles has been a Tompkins County legislator since 2015.
“Joe Biden has rightfully earned the title of being the projected president-elect and that should be recognized,” Rep. Reed said.
“We also need to do a whole lot of work in the coming years to make sure we are building a truly equitable and just democracy,” said one of the rally organizers, Joanna Green.
“There may be a whole lot more bitterness, division and cynicism that we had back then,” Mitrano said.
Reed faced Democrat Tracy Mitrano for a second consecutive time.
Students who wish to leave must test negative before returning home.
“I wanted my vote to be counted right away and not after the Election Day.”
Spray paint of a circle with a cross was found on one business and in other places around the city.
“I do not believe you can be trusted on this question, Mr. Reed,” said Democratic challenger Tracy Mitrano.
The school originally moved online this month.
“I couldn’t wait another second.”
Over the previous week, the city was the site of escalating tensions between pro- and anti-Trump groups.
So far, 55 students have been suspended or banned from campus because of COVID violations.
The officers were on the scene briefly but left.
Tuesday’s 90-minute debate was sponsored by local chapters of the League of Women Voters.
The death occurred almost seven months to the day the county announced it was closing all schools to slow the spread of the virus.
Officials made the decision after a rise in cases of COVID-19 included 11 new cases in a 24-hour period.
The Ithaca City School District began in-person classes this week.
“There’s no clear issue arising from off-campus activity,” SUNY Chancellor Jim Malatras said. “It’s not as if there’s one big gathering or two big gatherings. But clearly the activity is coming from off-campus.”
This is the second time Danks Burke has challenged O’Mara to represent the 58th senate district. Geographically, the district is the largest in the state senate.
Jennifer Wilson, Deputy Director of the League of Women Voters of New York State, said the success of their lawsuit makes three important changes.
“Throughout this pandemic I think mental illness, depression, anxiety has increased.”
“By showing up here today you have sent a message that is loud and clear and does not mince words. We will not be run by a mob of thugs and criminals.”
“Certainly, we are working very hard behind the scenes to make sure we can get people in contact with doctors if they need it and things like that, if they need it.”
“The numbers are probably going to obscure some real misery, a sort of invisible misery in this community. We still have almost 10% unemployment.”
Catherine Huang, a Cornell senior, said some of the work of educating students is being done by students on social media.
The false claims amounted to 272 hours of sick and leave time, equivalent to over $6,000.
“We just have to make sure that these early indications of some isolated misbehaviors don’t become larger.”
Myrick said police “cannot be everywhere and our safety is ultimately in our hands.”
Student gatherings are now restricted to no more than 10 people.
Reed described the vandalism was an act of extremism.
Amy Molloy with the association said mental health and social-emotional learning should be top priorities for schools as they reopen.
Teachers have been given the choice of returning to in-person teaching or teaching virtually. Teaching aides have not been given the same option.
Resident Advisors cite positive dialogue with Cornell officials.
Earlier this month the college stepped back it’s initial plans and announced that students in states on the New York travel advisory list could not return to campus this fall.
“We have legislators in office that aren’t representing the people and don’t necessarily care about certain precautions.”
“It’s, it’s awful. And it’s not for a lack of the teachers doing an amazing job. And it’s not for a lack of everyone trying their hardest and their best.”
“It can’t just fall on the teachers to figure it out, or even the local school districts,” said Griffin.
“We’d really encourage you to stay at your permanent residence until your state is lifted from the New York State advisory. We’re not going to dictate what you do but that’s our strong encouragement.”
“And across the country we prioritize bars and restaurants over young people. How dare we do that.”
“Stepping back for a moment does not mean you’ve lost interest in the cause.”
“I don’t live in a fairy tale world of this is the idea, let’s put it into practice. Well, no I’ve put it into practice and we’ve seen things that do and don’t work.”
“It’s not like we don’t know what needs to be done. He could make a list of things that needed to be done and start putting them in place.”
Malina said students are being “encouraged” to quarantine for 14 days at home before returning to Ithaca.
During their most recent online session, participants made art while talking about racism and the Black Lives Matter movement.
“Sometimes abusing privilege in service of justice can be a very sacred thing,” he said.
“Right now, in New York, the middle class is subsidizing the top. Most of the top lives in New York City.”
Anna Kelles faced six other candidates to become the Democratic nominee.
The Democrat is unopposed in the November election.
“What we want to avoid is providing data in a manner that would cause people to jump to potentially false conclusions about the disease or about any individual in our community.”
Students will be required to undergo regular screening and testing for COVID-19.
“We’re in uncharted waters.”
“That’s not a responsible way to handle a problem.”
The candidates were opponents in a case last year that involved the arrest of two young black people. Now, that is part of the election.
“Our white accomplices understand abolition. They worked with us on abolition and we need them to get back into that mindset.”
The mayor called the process a reinvention of public safety that will include town hall meetings, canvassing, and outreach to a variety of organizations.
“It’s right back to hiding and ducking and worrying about everything, especially right now.”
One of the longest portions of the forum involved questions about housing and homelessness.
“In the sense that you can waive rent and you can not have consequences that are going to impact those same people that you are trying to help.”
“Now is the time when true leaders will emerge to roll up their sleeves, stay in the room and have the passionate debate.”
“We also saw a significant increase, for us, in calls from adults who were sexually assaulted or rape,” Campbell said.
“Understand Ithaca, you’re not innocent. You are guilty, too.”
“It is time for community, for colleagues, who are white, who have the ability and the privilege to be heard — to take action.”
“I’m a mother of two black sons and this is enough. So, we came to make some noise.”
“The twice per week is not based in any scientific recommendation and counters what the CDC is asking for.”
“It would just be a disaster. It’s, it would just be awful in every area.”
“It’s a beautiful day, we’re not stuck in the house, you know, driving each other bonkers.”
“What we found on Cornell campus is really three degrees of separation”
The processing time of COVID-19 tests depends on what’s happening that day at Cayuga Medical Systems in Tompkins County.
The normal start date for fall classes would have been August 24.
“It takes that one person walking through the door. That one person being curbside that happens to cough on me, then who knows.”
Four regional counties were allowed to restart the procedures on Wednesday.
The candidates were asked a range of questions including what lessons they learned from a case last year which gained public attention and drew protests against the prosecution of two young people of color after an incident with police on the Ithaca Commons.
“This is not about government. Government can offer suggestions, advice and guidance.”
The Southern Tier region includes Broome, Delaware, Chemung, Tioga, Tompkins, Chenango, Schuyler and Steuben counties.
“I’m trying to look at the positive side of things with everything going on.”
The tests were conducted after an employee was found to have the virus on April 27.
Some senior staff people volunteered to be furloughed so that others could keep their jobs.
“The plan is for us to continue to get dairy into the county through the food pantries and other food programs as long as the donations keep flowing.”
The Council also passed a resolution to reduce the type of health insurance plan for the mayor, Common Council and other managerial staff.
Brian Miller represents parts of Otsego and Delaware Counties
In a regular summer, up to a thousand kids from across Tompkins County participate.
Even after the closure is over, specialists say many students with special needs still won’t be in the classroom.
As need has increased, donations have decreased.
“I have to facilitate everything and doing that on top of the physical care taking of Oliver is almost impossible.”
“It is incredibly unfair that local governments serving populations under 500,000 or less were not given direct access to funding in the CARES Act”
Nurses in Tompkins County talk about their work during the ongoing pandemic.
“I will tell you, I believe the state has the authority to issue such a thing.”
As of Tuesday, 16 residents have died of COVID-19
A hospital official identified the person as a man with an underlying issue that contributed to his death.
“I’m just super proud of her”
Volunteers are now helping people to set up new shelters and move belongings.
“The measurement of density on our masks being produced here cannot be matched with cloth”
The Republican said New York’s budget deficit was around $6 billion even before the pandemic started
“I don’t know when the next time I’ll be able to hug her is, because of this virus”
The 68-year-old is also undergoing cancer treatment.
Brian Miller represents New York’s 101st Assembly District, which includes parts of Otsego and Delaware counties
Testing through the new site is now free, regardless of health insurance.
“They may not be getting a meal at home, that’s heartbreaking.”
You must have an appointment to be seen at the screening center.
A statement from the Ithaca Police said no suspicious items were found.
Reed also said that Congress is keeping an eye on the needs of families while schools are closed.
“Being there in the flesh, being able to see a face looking bored or looking confused or looking intrigued or looking fascinated, is part of teaching,” Law said.
As of Friday night, there are no confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Tompkins, but several are in isolation.
Other colleges and universities have made similar decisions.
The decision is a response to concern over exposure to COVID-19
Kelles is in a seven-way Democratic race in New York’s 125th District.
39 people in Tompkins County are under quarantine.
All international travel by students for Cornell-related reasons is banned. Faculty and staff must now get special approval for any international travel for University-related reasons.
The response was due to the recent destruction buildings and subsequent brawl that occurred days later.
The money be used to create a state-wide program for weatherization, insulation, and other energy efficiency measures.
Some of the travelers will serve out their quarantine off-campus at an undisclosed location in Ithaca. Others will stay at their own homes or with family.
The cause of Saturday’s conflict goes back over a decade and involves the site of several buildings.
Emotions quickly spilled over when Lifton opened the floor to discussion.
Myrick said Murtagh is the best candidate to further the interests of Ithaca, the largest city in the Assembly district.
The group said it occupied the bank to protest its investment in the fossil fuel industry.
Elmira was awarded $1 million. Binghamton was awarded $585,000.
After the vote, she said her election is evidence that the legislature is not color-blind and respects what members of working families can contribute in elected office.
There are now seven Democrats running for the 125th Assembly seat currently held by Barbar Lifton.
“It did change how I look at people because they’re not, like, all criminals. There are more of, like, people who maybe, like, just had bad luck.”
The Count lasts four days from Friday through Monday, February 14-17, 2020. You don’t even have to have a backyard to participate.
A Democrat has represented the district for over thirty years.
Governor Cuomo is scheduled to meet with President Trump on Thursday to discuss the situation.
Harbin is the first person from Cortland County to enter the race. The other three announced candidates are all from Tompkins County.
The four officials say fear over coronavirus has incited acts of bias against Asians and Asian Americans.
There have been no confirmed cases in New York.
Kelles is the third candidate to join the race for Democratic nomination.
The decision comes in the wake of a New York law that allows undocumented immigrants to apply for a driver’s license.
Jason Leifer said he intends to continue a tradition of progressive representation in the district.
“We should definitely be careful and cautious but it has all the makings of a situation that could spiral out of control in terms of public panic.”
“We govern in service to our constituents with respect and transparency, which is exactly the approach I will bring to this race and, if elected, to this seat.”
“Critical work remains on climate and education and health care among other issues about which I care deeply.”
The Green Light Law allows undocumented people to obtain driver’s licenses.
“So what are we getting for those really high taxes? Not enough.”
“I think overall it’s a very positive outcome that we’ve had based on the concerns that we’ve expressed.”
Republican Tom Reed said some of his constituents are students and staff at the University.
The Republican believes the President had the right to violate the law by freezing the funds
Governor Andrew Cuomo’s favorability and job performance rating also improved slightly.
“It’s a hard topic and it’s a simple topic all at the same time.”
He said Barksdale asked for help to complete investigations of cases she was assigned but the City and police department didn’t provide the support she needed. Barksdale is accused by the City of mishandling dozens of cases, including sex offenses.
Congressman Tom Reed says the decision to not recite the Pledge is an example of what he calls an “extreme liberal agenda”
Southern Tier Congressman Tom Reed is one of over a dozen current and former members of Congress who wrote letters.
Alderperson Seph Murtagh said the e-bikes fit in a gray area of the law.
“I am shocked and saddened by these revelations, which can easily erode public confidence in the IPD.”
An FBI spokesperson said people should always report scams to local law enforcement.
He has been mayor since 2012.
“This isn’t just Mr. O’Mara who neglects upstate New York,” she said.
Korchak prevailed in November but not before Battisti challenged the results in court.
It’s the first time the county has added a judge in 50 years.
Reed questions the fairness of SUNY-system procedures around political express and free speech.
Governor wants the law to require riders to wear a helmet.
Police say the attack appears to have been random and that the specific officer was not targeted.