Molinaro did not agree to debate on WSKG TV and radio.
Molinaro did not agree to debate on WSKG TV and radio.
Gov. Kathy Hochul gathered with members of the Tompkins County Democratic Committee and experienced Ithaca’s annual front porch music festival.
Drop is consistent with statewide averages, but lack of data still leaves questions unanswered.
Mayor Jared Kraham’s first budget would also keep property tax rates about even with 2022.
Ryan will run in the new 18th Congressional District for a full term. Sempolinski will not seek reelection.
The parties agreed to settle with days remaining before the case went to a jury trial.
Lawsuit had sought to order the state’s failed redistricting panel to redraw congressional maps for elections after 2024.
Program envisions massive investment in workforce development, scaling up of battery-manufacturing supply chain in the Southern Tier.
Water intake and pollution permits for the controversial power plant and cryptocurrency mining facility expire at the end of September.
The Republican candidate in the 19th Congressional District race shared his views with voters in Endicott Wednesday.
The entire statewide Republican ticket and several other electoral hopefuls stumped in Vestal Tuesday.
Property developers are planning to build a $24 million apartment complex and commercial space across from Mirabito Stadium in Binghamton.
Common Cause New York executive director says spotty voter turnout a result of split primary dates.
Democrat Pat Ryan will fill out the remaining four months of the term in the 19th Congressional District.
Josh Riley will go on to face Republican Marc Molinaro in the general election for New York’s 19th Congressional District.
Carl Heastie says he wants a court to allow redistricting commission to redraw the Assembly and congressional maps.
Carl Paladino is running in a primary for the Republican nomination in the new 23rd Congressional District. His primary opponent in the race is Nick Langworthy.
Lea Webb is running in a primary election for the Democratic nomination in the newly drawn 52nd state Senate District. Her primary opponent is Leslie Danks Burke.
Danks Burke is running in a primary election for the Democratic nomination in the newly drawn 52nd state Senate District. Her primary opponent is Lea Webb.
The two Democrats are seeking the party’s nomination to take on former GOP Binghamton Mayor Rich David in the general election.
Della Pia is running as the Republican in the special election to fill out the term for New York’s current 23rd Congressional District. His Republican opponent is Joe Sempolinski.
Sempolinski is running as the Republican in the special election to fill out the term for New York’s current 23rd Congressional District. His Democratic opponent is Max Della Pia.
Steuben County Republican Committee Chairman Joe Sempolinski and Tioga County Democratic Committee Chairman Max Della Pia are running to fill out the vacant seat representing New York’s 23rd Congressional District.
DEC Commissioner Basil Seggos presented the community garden organization with a grant from the state’s environmental protection fund.
Molinaro is running as the Republican in the special election to fill out the term for New York’s current 19th Congressional District. His Democratic opponent is Pat Ryan.
Pat Ryan is running as the Democrat in the special election to fill out the term for New York’s current 19th Congressional District. His Republican opponent is Marc Molinaro.
The state senate candidate touts Trailblazers as a testament to her record of promoting good government, but former associates say the PAC’s ideals were bent as Danks Burke campaigned.
The winner of the Aug. 23 primary will face Republican Marc Molinaro in one of the nation’s most competitive districts.
Democratic candidate Josh Riley wants to return to Washington to buck corporate special interests.
A court will decide how to redraw state Assembly districts for 2024 elections.
Democratic candidate Jamie Cheney wants to be a voice for agriculture and mothers in the new 19th Congressional District.
One of the leading opponents to the bill is Pennsylvania Sen. Pat Toomey (R-PA) who argues the legislation allows for unrestricted spending.
This year’s inductees included David Ortiz, Buck O’Neil, Minnie Miñoso, Gil Hodges, Jim Kaat, Tony Oliva and Bud Fowler.
Some historians believe the status quo of how early baseball players, especially Black players, are judged needs to be reconsidered.
The proposal would prohibit landlords from renting to groups of four or more students in areas zoned as single-family and two-family residential.
A lawsuit filed in Tompkins County seeks to force Dr. George Maylin to turn over any communications with Bob Baffert, as well as details into a research study being conducted by his lab.
Company officials say Bluestone wind project on track to go online later this year.
Langworthy and Paladino are running in the new 23rd Congressional District, which runs from Buffalo to Chemung County.
The city would likely demolish the plaza and the adjoining property area before taking public input on a plan to redevelop the land moving forward.
Josh Riley and Jamie Cheney are running for the Democratic nomination in the 19th Congressional District. Both candidates are making strong financial gains.
The judge cited a section of law suggesting the court may consider trying to revive the state’s Independent Redistricting Commission.
The DEC maintained its previous position that the facility did not comply with New York’s statutory climate goals.
Resciniti will face 10-term incumbent Democratic Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo (D-123) in the November general election.
The winner of the June 28 primary will face off against incumbent Democratic Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo (D-123) in the general election this fall.
Congressional primary elections take place Aug. 23.
Ana María Archila dismissed Antonio Delgado’s union endorsements.
Harry Wilson’s allegations against Rep. Lee Zeldin were dismissed by a judge.
The former New York City mayor doesn’t believe Trump’s endorsement is “necessary” pre-primary.
Hochul said recently that she is still considering whether to sign the moratorium legislation. The DEC has set a deadline of June 30 to address Greenidge’s permits.
Bud Fowler’s contributions to the sport predate the establishment of baseball’s color line.
Nick Langworthy’s entrance to the race sets up a potentially contentious primary in the Republican-leaning district.
The court kept the existing Assembly maps to stay in place for the 2022 elections.
The lawsuit asks the court to bar Zeldin from spending campaign funds ahead of the June 28 primary election.
Langworthy’s entry into the race could produce a contentious primary in the heavily Republican-leaning new 23rd District.
“We still don’t know if we’ll have jobs after Friday and we’re bargaining for the store and we’re not going to give that up.”
“It’s my first time here. So bro, like my inner childhood self is trying to burst out of my chest right now.”
Pfc. Morris Swackhammer will be buried in Arlington National Cemetery.
“We are well beyond anything that anyone ever contemplated as far as levels of uncertainty. So obviously, more certainty sooner is better.”
The new lines create several new competitive districts, and lower the amount of Democratic-leaning districts overall.
Judge Patrick McAllister wrote in his decision that he believes the Assembly lines are unconstitutional, but the attempts to intervene in the lawsuit came too late.
Several parties argued their reasoning to intervene in the ongoing legal proceedings over New York’s legislative maps.
Reed is leaving the House to join a Washington lobbying firm, Prime Policy Group.
A lower court judge in Steuben County is overseeing the redrawing of the congressional and state Senate maps by an independent redistricting expert.
Delgado had been running for re-election against Republican Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro.
The judge ordered state senate and congressional primary elections postponed to August.
Environmental regulator issues violation notice to the Village of Johnson City.
The state Legislature may decide whether to keep other primaries in June.
The virus is spread through bird droppings, especially from migratory waterfowl like ducks and geese.
The bill still needs a vote in the Senate and approval from Gov. Kathy Hochul.
Many wells were abandoned over the last century and are difficult to find and properly plug.
Reed touted his work to promote bipartisan consensus building in Congress, but he also painted a grim picture of the growing hyperpartisanship and cynicism he has witnessed on Capitol Hill.
The grant would help scale up parts of the manufacturing economy locally, including incentives for other companies in the battery manufacturing supply chain to relocate to the Southern Tier.
“I appreciate the ambition, but we want to see what the science says, what the facts say on the application and ultimately we’ll make a determination on that and that alone.”
New York’s chief environmental regulator tours, supports, plant amid recovery.
The charges stem from a City Council meeting last summer.
Ten hearings over the plan are being held virtually and around the state.
The city wants to pay for the vehicles using federal stimulus funds.
Environmental activists call the move “political.”
Democrats immediately said they would appeal the ruling.
The New York senator acknowledged the effort to implement a moratorium on some cryptocurrency mining in New York.
A group of 14 citizens, organized by Republican politicians, argue that the new district maps approved by the state Legislature and Gov. Hochul violate the state Constitution.
The city will also lower the maximum height property owners can keep their lawns from 10 inches to eight inches.
The report compares the legal process for implementing a moratorium to the one that was used to temporarily halt high-volume hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, in 2010.
“This is an emergency. Please, people need to act like it’s an emergency.”
Cornish served as interim president since last summer after Dr. Shirley Collado stepped down.
Petitioners did, at least immediately, fail to convince the court to pause elections processes currently under way.
The petition argues New York state legislative and executive leaders, all Democrats, improperly passed the maps in violation of the procedures instituted by a constitutional amendment in 2014.
An emergency declaration passed by the sewage board allows it to make purchases and sign contracts outside normal procedures.
Plant officials say the new facility is still processing sewage and residents should be unaffected.
The City of Binghamton is beginning the process of restoring and potentially moving its historic Ross Park carousel, a fixture of the park and zoo for over a century.
New York Republican gubernatorial candidate Lee Zeldin called on Broome County Republicans to help drive turnout in the Southern Tier leading into the election this fall.
The renovations include upgrades to locker rooms, dining areas and training facilities as dictated by Major League Baseball standards.
Binghamton city officials say they plan to address water ponding on the new Recreation Park tennis courts later this year.
Just over a year ago, a judge ordered county elections officials to certify Rep. Claudia Tenney (R-22) as the winner in New York’s 22nd Congressional District race. Elections officials say many of the administrative failures have since been resolved.
Binghamton City Councilwoman Sophia Resciniti and Robin Alpaugh are looking to unseat nine-term incumbent Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo (D-123).
The Southern Tier district is currently represented by Rep. Tom Reed (R-23) who announced he would not run for reelection.
Harder, a Republican, said he intends to make an endorsement in the race in the coming months, but declined to indicate a preference.
Inspired by a successful effort to unionize a location in Buffalo in December, Starbucks workers at three locations in Ithaca said they want to follow suit.
“We’re not disparaging, we’re not throwing anybody under the bus, but I think we can do a little bit better.”
“We are going to be urging in some cases that things go a little bit stronger and faster. But this is a really exciting start.”
“Being the 44th mayor of the City of Ithaca has been the honor of my lifetime.”
Just over 70% of voters cast ballots in favor of adding language to the New York Constitution guaranteeing “clean air and water, and a healthful environment.”
Cayuga Lake has struggled with harmful algal blooms or HABs in recent years, but in 2021 unseasonably warm temperatures and heavy rainfall may have extended their prevalence late into the year.
A debate over cryptocurrency mining on Seneca Lake turned into a broader test of the state’s climate law. That test is likely to come to a head in 2022.
New York Gov. Kathy Hochul said she’s committed to seeing students return to school next week as planned, as state health officials are pushing for more children to be vaccinated against COVID-19.
Candidates are declaring their intentions to run for State Senate across the Southern Tier and Finger Lakes.
Hemp processing licenses are once again moving forward with New York state certification, after some were delayed for months following the overhaul of the state’s cannabis law, earlier this year.
The move comes as the DEC is considering renewal of the air pollution permits for Greenidge Generation, a power plant and cryptocurrency mining operation in Yates County.
“The plants literally drowned and died because the roots couldn’t get any oxygen.”
The 470-acre parcel includes the largest piece of undeveloped shoreline on Cayuga Lake.
City of Binghamton officials have been struggling to properly handle public records requests in recent months, sometimes outside the scope of state laws.
Funding from the $1.2 trillion federal infrastructure package signed into law last week, will soon start making its way down to local projects, including broadband internet access.
The City of Binghamton and Johnson City will not receive state funds to cover legal fees associated with settling disputes with contractors for the Binghamton-Johnson City Joint Sewage Treatment Plant restoration and rehabilitation project.
The City of Binghamton has been holding public meetings remotely for several months. But it’s not clear whether the city is fulfilling all the requirements under New York state law.
The transition comes as several city departments have vacancies or are currently led by individuals looking to retire in the near future.
“We have put a lot of thought from the very beginning on how this is going to be structured in an effort to advance this project and protect the city.”
Republicans appear poised to maintain control of the mayor’s office for another four years.
Binghamton’s mayoral candidates respond to the questions left unasked and unanswered during last month’s mayoral debate.
“Is it or is it not an energy hog. If it is? If it’s undermining our climate goals then we need to take a really really careful look at it, including saying no.”
The candidates strongly differed over the management of the Binghamton-Johnson City Joint Sewage Treatment Plant.
Both candidates will participate in a League of Women Voters Debate to discuss their candidacy and perspective on several policy issues impacting the city.
Experts aren’t exactly certain of any specific immediate legal implications of the amendment.
The IBEW’s now outspoken support of Greenidge indicates that opponents may face a broader front in their efforts to pass legislation implementing a moratorium on cryptocurrency mining.
“All eyes are on what happens with this particular facility.”
Newcomb said she wants to prioritize transparency, especially with the county correctional facility, as well as increase community outreach initiatives.
“If the auction proceeded, the opportunity to preserve the land for conservation and public access could have been lost forever.”
“There has to be some level of ‘Wow, this property is something that we would like to open to the public.'”
“We’ve ended AAUCONNECT’s fraudulent practices and run out the clock on their illegal operation.”
The DEC requested Greenidge specifically outline how its operation will meet the state’s emissions goals under the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act.
“These are people that wrote the bill. They should’ve had these people in mind when they wrote those statutes.”
“A policy that I don’t subscribe to is the idea that a local government would be getting tens of millions of dollars and providing what amounts to corporate welfare.”
“They lost it once and they knew what it was like and they didn’t want to lose it again.”
Last week, council moved to hold over several resolutions to next week’s meeting where they may receive a vote.
“I’ve lived here 45 years and never seen anything like it.”
“I believe that the benefit, risk ratio is an order of magnitude better for IM3 than it was for SungEel.”
“I’m certain that we would be open to it if that’s their decision.”
The public will have the opportunity to comment on the draft maps before they are delivered to the legislature.
“When those lines are crossed people must be held accountable.”
“We should be both expeditious and thorough. The state deserves that. The people of New York deserve that.”
Testing has shown some homes in Elmira Heights to have indoor air concentrations as high as 37 micrograms per cubic meter, over seventeen times the EPA’s maximum for homes.
He said he’ll discuss a further legal challenge with an attorney, but will more likely pursue a write-in campaign for mayor.
Democrats on the council said they wanted a clearer plan of where the plans would be allocated.
Contaminants were regularly used at the plant, especially in metal finishing processes.
Last month, Brindisi announced he would not run for his old House seat in New York’s 22nd Congressional District.
“Thanks to those brave victims. He’s no longer the district attorney and now he’s a convicted felon.”
Collado will be the shortest tenured president in Ithaca College’s 129-year history.
Harder’s press conference came a day after Governor Andrew Cuomo instituted a statewide disaster emergency declaration on gun violence.
“GCNR’s petition does not establish any error of law or fact to support its rehearing request.”
“Having an acting chief at the helm of the department right now is not causing any problems.”
The comments, drafted by the Tompkins County Office of Planning and Sustainability staff, ask the DEC to provide more specifics about implementation.
The Democrat unseated one term Rep. Claudia Tenney in 2018, but lost a rematch with her last year.
Gillibrand discussed both during a stop in Ithaca on Monday.
“Why would you want to install 100 facilities when you can do it with three?”
“Any charges or implications that somehow this is being slow walked, I can categorically deny that.”
The FBI and Corning Police arrested Jack Kahabka, 21, Thursday and charged him with felony counts of making terroristic threats and criminal mischief.
Among those in opposition are union groups.
Any bills passed would require Cuomo’s signature.
A separate piece of legislation by Kelles could possibly come up for a final vote as soon as Monday
“We’re going to try to make sure that it’s really good broadband.”
“Our goal this year is to complete as much of the project as we can before the winter hits.”
The change to use housing density instead of population density has some urban planners on edge.