“There’s no doubt in my mind where I’m going with this: every legal vote means every legal vote.”
“There’s no doubt in my mind where I’m going with this: every legal vote means every legal vote.”
“We’re trying to do everything we can to make sure everyone has an opportunity to get a vaccination that is eligible, whether they have transportation or not.”
“It’s like fighting a battle and knowing that your weapon can help destroy the enemy, but you’re short on the weapons.”
It doesn’t take seeing someone in person to have a connection. Video and phone calls can be just as helpful.
“We were waiting for this for a long time and everything. It’s like a big sigh of relief for me.”
“To allow the president of the United States to incite this attack without consequence is a direct threat to the future of our democracy.”
The Republican has been a part of Mayor Rich David’s administration since 2014.
“We’re all ready to go, but we can only give out the vaccine that we actually have in our hands.”
Brindisi filed his latest election bid for New York’s 22nd Congressional District with the Federal Election Commission on Friday.
“The challenge is being able to pivot when we need to pivot.”
Hand admitted she stole around $24,000 by depositing checks payable to the school district into bank accounts she controlled.
The religious groups that brought the case said that the rules violate the First Amendment and discriminate against them.
“Grief isn’t just related to death or the loss of a loved one. It can be loss of independence, loss of a connection, loss of a relationship.”
A flood watch is in effect across the region Thursday afternoon through Friday morning.
“Over 85 families are depending on this food for their Christmas dinners, so we are very concerned about being able to get the plowing done.”
Broome County announced a travel ban for all non-essential vehicles early Thursday morning. It will continue indefinitely until the roads are cleared.
It’s unclear just how many hundreds of challenge ballots there are, but with only 12 votes separating the candidates, the court’s rulings on them might determine the race’s outcome.
Since the start of the pandemic, there have been 154 COVID-19 deaths in the county.
“Similar to across the rest of the nation and the state, we are certainly experiencing the highest numbers and more crunch for capacity than we’ve been in anytime during this entire pandemic,” Lopatofsky said.
Garnar said that 30 percent of the ICU beds in the county were available and open as of Wednesday.
There are still a couple of thousand votes in the district that are disputed or were never counted by election officials in violation of state election law, as evident in the court’s decision.
“The role of the court, as I see it, is making sure everyone follows the law,” Justice Scott DelConte said during oral arguments Monday.
“Most of the inmates are isolated from each other,” Harder added. “They’re not allowed out of their cells. They’re basically quarantined to keep the spread down.”
Each campaign received more 155,450 votes.
It is the only House race in New York that is still uncalled.
There are 580 active cases of the virus in Broome County and 29 hospitalized residents.
With more than 19,000 mail-in ballots returned to Broome County this year, there were bound to be a few errors. In those cases, election workers were tasked with curing the ballot.
“We need to be ready, and this project is going to be an important tool that we have to address this crisis.”
Brindisi has won close to three times the number of mail-in ballots than Tenney, steadily closing the gap between them.
Van De Water said he looks forward to a rematch in 2022.
“When you’re looking at vaccine trials, you’re looking for them to be better than 50 percent effective, so when we’re talking about in the nineties, that’s a highly effective vaccine,” Eder said.
The suspension of in-person classes and extracurricular activities begins Wednesday, Nov. 17 and will last through the end of the semester.
Both candidates believe their opponents lead is too large to overcome.
“I think that’s something that we should all work to follow because that just makes good public health sense, but I think that’s one that would be very, very hard to enforce.”
The decision requires county election officials to copy and save any ballots campaign representatives inspect and object to for a judge to review later.
Tenney is up by 28,000 votes in NY-22. So far, at least 57,900 absentee ballots have been returned throughout the district.
“We are entering a critical time with a recent uptick in cases of COVID-19.”
Both candidates said Tuesday that they are waiting on absentee ballots to be returned before declaring who won.
According to health officials, the person was a male in his 60s with underlying health conditions.
It is the college’s first COVID-19 case.
According to Boland, many more staff members have fallen ill in recent weeks than in the spring, when the first wave of COVID-19 hit.
“They feel like they’re sort of cut off from the outside world right now which is scary when you’re in a situation like that.”
The deaths occurred between Sept. 30 and Oct. 17.
“This is a public health crisis and you have cut them off from the outside world.”
Democratic incumbent Anthony Brindisi, former Republican representative Claudia Tenney and Libertarian candidate Keith Price covered an array of issues, including policing and climate change.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo deemed part of Chemung County an orange “warning” zone and part of Steuben County a yellow “buffer” zone.
Oneonta’s mayor supports mask-wearing in public, but adds the vetoed ordinance wouldn’t make people any safer.
Democratic County Executive Jason Garnar and Republican challenger Karl Bernhardsen met in an online forum hosted by the Rotary Club of Binghamton.
The district will need to test around 20 percent of those coming into the schools—including teachers, students and staff—each week.
“I don’t want to wait until after the election to do this, I think we need help now.”
Candidates also discussed the ongoing confirmation hearings of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court.
Many of the protesters who spoke during the hearing criticized the budget proposal for adding two new sheriff positions and keeping the budget for the Broome County jail at more than $29 million.
The vote was 7-1.
According to the resolution, residents have expressed concerns about potential negative impacts of pollution and truck traffic from the facility on tourism, agriculture, and human health.
As of Wednesday, there were 540 active cases across the county, including 191 in Binghamton.
The freshman Democratic incumbent held a nine-point lead over Tenney in the survey of likely voters in the district.
“In coordination with this new cluster initiative, I am going to continue to ask people to stay home for these 14 days as well,” Garnar said.
“You want to make sure cases still aren’t growing, even if they’re underneath the 100 threshold over a two week period.”
According to Garnar, the rapid test machines employed at the site can produce results in 15 minutes.
54 new active cases were added to the county’s COVID-19 dashboard between Wednesday and Thursday, with 8 people currently hospitalized.
The majority of cases are not driven by college students, either. Garnar said just 21 of the 193 active cases are Binghamton University students.
“Certainly no fault that we’re placing on the facility at all,” Wheeler said. “It’s just more of a clearing up of those communication lines.”
County Manager Jack Wheeler and Steuben Public Health Director Darlene Smith announced an uptick in cases at the nursing home Tuesday afternoon.
“A disturbing number were locked up due to slowdowns and failures in the assigned counsel and the public defender system.”
When asked if the recent events might deter another stimulus bill, Reed said his goal remains unchanged.
“After doing months of homework, and consulting with industry experts, I am convinced that a more detailed environmental review is needed by the DEC, especially now that the project permit is on hold,” Lupardo said.
“When you provide a sample for a test, it is a snapshot in time. It’s a false situation to assume it protects you going forward.”
“Those properties, to be honest, should really be condemned, but people have to live there because it’s the only place that they’re able to afford.”
“When Rochester put out a call, a distress call, our neighboring cities came and we answered that call.”
“We have waited long enough for the federal government to act, and we are going to come up with our own plan.”
Critics of the facility have called it an incinerator. Under regulatory definitions set by the New York Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), it’s not.
“We committed to do everything we could to mitigate this situation, and today, that means ending residential housing for this semester.”
Hartwick College has reported only two positive student COVID-19 cases so far.
As the president of the Conference of Mayors, David said he will pursue increased federal funding and essential state aid.
“We want the village trustees of Endicott to respect their residents, to listen to their concerns and to represent their best interest.”
The amendment would be part of a federal spending bill.
Pressure on the health system multiplied when federal changes were made to the rules governing which tests insurance providers must cover.
“We really are asking our farmers to be patient as we try to work this out with the federal government.”
“We’re saying here are some examples of where those resources are needed, and they’re needed now.”
The study is scheduled to last two years, but a vaccine might be ready for the public sooner.
“Having a conversation about inequities or injustices is not mutually exclusive from supporting the men and women of law enforcement.”
“Teachers are always paying for things out of the goodness of their hearts, and they’re not paid that much, but this one is so expensive we’ve got to get federal help.”
“Before this whole thing, I thought I would’ve thrown my life in front of kids to save them. Now it’s like asking us to go in and risk our lives.”
“It is really, really going to hurt this community if we don’t get some type of assistance.”
“If parents are going to have to go to work and the kids are at home, that’s just an absolute nightmare.”
“We have no idea what impact such a large influx of students during this time will have on the collective health of our community.”
“We’re promoting the message of black is beautiful and black excellence and being able to pass this down to generations to come.”
“You’re locking my friends in cages when they need to be in hospital rooms.”
One of the grant-funded projects at Binghamton University looks at how to best disinfect and reuse N-95 masks.
Protest organizers NoBurnBroome said they will continue to build support and fight the opening of the lithium-ion battery recycling facility.
The coalition comes after a push by NY law enforcement to add protections for police.
“Now more than ever, school districts need more funding in order to make this work in this environment.”
“This isn’t a small or large winery thing. It’s adding an expense, and expenses are high.”
Among the initiatives were measures that would make resisting arrest or following an officer Class E felonies.
The Army veteran will try to unseat Rep. Antonio Delgado in November.
Windsor Superintendent Jason Andrews said part of the challenge school districts have faced in crafting their plans is due to the sometimes conflicting guidelines they have received from national health and education officials.
“Evictions are violence. They can mean the death of people and their families, especially during a health pandemic.”
“Those expenses still continue whether or not there are people here.”
“Scheduling bathroom breaks for little kids seems kind of crazy, but it’s just something we have to do to keep them safe.”
“We were all facing the fact that when we reopen, we have to figure out how to social distance in one of the most intimate settings there is: taking care of a customer.”
“Everyone’s got that opinion, but it’s only me that’s got that liquor license.”
Earlier this year, Governor Andrew Cuomo expanded absentee voting to include all New Yorkers.
“If you’re going to give a speech, it should be given to my 13 year old. The ones that deserve it and the ones that need it.”
“Our primary goal is keeping people safe, whether that be making sure they’re wearing masks, or if someone falls and gets hurt, or any number of different kinds of ailments.”
The Republican discusses the bills during an appearance on New York Now
“Not being a chain gives us the opportunity to really listen to the community, put in the grocery store what they want in the grocery store.”
“It takes resources away from the things that we actually need in our community, that make our community thrive.”
Hundreds of people marched in Binghamton on Tuesday night, as part of nationwide protests over the killing of George Floyd while in the custody of Minneapolis police.
“Folks who deal in dairy and specialty crops will be provided meaningful support when it comes to price losses.”
“Our farmers, who are now eligible for the economic injury disaster loan, had been told that while they’re eligible in name only, they’re not eligible in practice.”
“Right now, we are dumping on average one trailer load a day.”
According to the U.S. Fire Administration, between 2009 and 2017 lithium-ion batteries were the “root cause” of at least 195 fires.
The U.S. Census Bureau is urging people to complete the survey online. Librarians say that’s a challenge for residents without broadband internet.
Tensions between the Binghamton Police Department and some community activists in the city of Binghamton are running high. Many local community organizers are angry with how Binghamton police treat residents of color. City leaders and community activists have both spoken out on the matter, but not to each other.
BINGHAMTON, NY (WSKG) — A new mental health clinic opened in Coopers Plains last month in a partnership between Family Services of Chemung County and CareFirst. The Clinic at CareFirst is one of the only specialized mental health providers in Steuben County. It offers counseling services to residents of Steuben, Schuyler and Chemung counties who are coping with advanced illness or grieving the loss of a loved one. Chelsea Ambrose, Director of Counseling and Collaborative Services at CareFirst, says these counties see some of the highest mental health needs in Central New York, but access to specialized care is limited. “The county mental health provider systems that we have, I think just there aren’t enough resources to adequately serve the mental health needs in our community,” Ambrose said.