“Scheduling bathroom breaks for little kids seems kind of crazy, but it’s just something we have to do to keep them safe.”
“Scheduling bathroom breaks for little kids seems kind of crazy, but it’s just something we have to do to keep them safe.”
“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.”
Cuomo blames local governments, who are supposed to enforce rules at restaurants, bars, stores and other public places.
“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.”
According to the team, Major League Baseball will not provide players for affiliated teams for the 2020 season.
Students will be required to undergo regular screening and testing for COVID-19.
“The good news is, our house is doing very well. The bad news is the neighbor’s home is on fire.”
“If other states have a high infection rate, probability is they’re going to wind up increasing the spread in New York.”
“I don’t want allies, I want comrades.”
“We’re in uncharted waters.”
Hospitalizations from the disease also dropped Saturday, bringing the total number of people requiring treatment for the disease down to 869.
“We’re really looking at some of the unchartered territory at the state level, which involves transgender New Yorkers who have only just received statewide protections.”
Governor Andrew Cuomo says New York is offering help to states like Texas and Arizona that are struggling with spiking COVID-19 infections.
“Everyone’s got that opinion, but it’s only me that’s got that liquor license.”
“I am humbled to have the support of the Republican voters across NY-22.”
Absentee ballots will be counted next week
People traveling to New York, New Jersey, or Connecticut from states with high infection rates of the coronavirus, like Florida and Texas, will be required to quarantine themselves for 14 days.
The unemployment rate nearly quadrupled in New York state’s metro areas in May compared to the same time last year, landing at 14.5% across the board, according to data released Tuesday by the state Department of Labor.
Broome County Executive Jason Garnar tweeted the Southern Tier region had been cleared to begin Phase 4 Friday. But he did not indicate what businesses would be opening.
Earlier this year, Governor Andrew Cuomo expanded absentee voting to include all New Yorkers.
New York is a reliable Democratic state in presidential elections. There are no statewide races for governor or U.S. Senate this year. The state has 27 congressional districts. New York voters must be registered with a political party to participate in its primary elections.
The governor has talked about the possibility of imposing a 14 day quarantine for those who travel from the 20 plus other states
There’s a growing movement in the state Legislature to raise taxes on the wealthy to help balance the state’s budget and to help cities out.
“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.
“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.”
“I’m going to finish the daily briefings on Friday, and then we’ll do briefings as necessary, and I’m sure they will often be necessary.”
“I don’t think I’d feel comfortable walking into a polling place that was in a sheriff’s department—as a black man and especially not during the current moment in American history.’
“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.”
Georgia Verdier is the President of the Elmira-Corning NAACP.
“Ever since this era, our system has been trying to make up for this huge breach in public health trust. Trust is core to our ability to counter the COVID epidemic in the United States.”
“What we found is that most people who have loved ones incarcerated have lost the desire to vote.”
“It’s about people wanting to change. Well, New York will be the place that actually makes the change and we pass laws that have done just that.”
“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.”
“I think we still need to keep our foot on the gas, fight for freedoms that we can’t just assume they are going to come.”
“Young people can engage in sports. Two spectators per child. So that’s another step towards return to normalcy.”
One of the longest portions of the forum involved questions about housing and homelessness.
“He’s very knowledgeable, and cares about the whole range of issues that are important to this district”
The Republican discusses the bills during an appearance on New York Now
Those people who “ignore Christopher Columbus’ role in giving the green light to centuries of racism and dehumanizing of Indigenous peoples must be called to task.”
“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.”
Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie, the first African-American to hold that title, has long supported the repeal of the provision, but it has long languished in the legislature.
“Now is the time when true leaders will emerge to roll up their sleeves, stay in the room and have the passionate debate.”
“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.”
Speaker Turzai says he supports calling a special session
“We also saw a significant increase, for us, in calls from adults who were sexually assaulted or rape,” Campbell said.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo, in a tweet, called the incident “wholly unjustified and utterly disgraceful.”
“It takes resources away from the things that we actually need in our community, that make our community thrive.”
“The No. 1 contributor to New York state sales tax are bars and restaurants, so it will help the economy, it’ll help local businesses and it’ll help (our) finances as well.”
“Understand Ithaca, you’re not innocent. You are guilty, too.”
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.
“It is time for community, for colleagues, who are white, who have the ability and the privilege to be heard — to take action.”
“I don’t want that to be what people remember out of yesterday’s demonstration.”
“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.”
Dine-in service is part of phase three of reopening
“It would just be a disaster. It’s, it would just be awful in every area.”
Angelino faces Nick Libous in June’s GOP Primary
“It’s just you want some sort of closure already because, even now, I feel like we’ve been mean or something to dad.”
“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”
There are growing concerns and many unanswered questions about the pediatric inflammatory disease associated with COVID-19.
Angelino faces Nick Libous in the GOP Primary.
“Our state and local budgets are hemorrhaging”
“Claudia Tenney indicated at this time she is not accepting any invitation to debate her primary opponent.”
The processing time of COVID-19 tests depends on what’s happening that day at Cayuga Medical Systems in Tompkins County.
“Low-income renters, in particular, are more likely to have all of their income earned in at-risk occupation,”
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.”
“They’re going to be flooded with evictions that happen all the time.”
Beaches will be monitored for density, and will be limited to half their usual capacity. Parking will be limited and entrances will be monitored to ensure that too many people aren’t coming in.
Local officials were mixed about the state’s messaging as the Southern Tier Region reopened Friday.
“Justice has been served for these students who were hoping for a shot at their dreams.”
“You open a business tomorrow with 50 employees. You don’t do it right, one person was infected. You can infect 30 of the 50 in one afternoon.”
“I would like to say that we are enlightened enough that this will be a period where we don’t play gratuitous politics, but everyone draws their own conclusion.”
“We’ve been fortunate in that none of our residents, to our knowledge, have been diagnosed with COVID, but that can change.”
County Executive Jason Garnar’s office said the Willow Point resident was moved to a negative pressure room in the facility.
Four regional counties were allowed to restart the procedures on Wednesday.
Small business owners, including restauranteur Carlos Suarez, testified about the struggles they have endured to get federal aid.
He said New York’s North Country and the Central New York regions have met the state’s criteria.
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.”
Binghamton’s curfew, free garbage pick-up and free parking expire on May 16.
The Southern Tier region includes Broome, Delaware, Chemung, Tioga, Tompkins, Chenango, Schuyler and Steuben counties.
Rochester, Ithaca, Binghamton, Elmira, and Utica, as well as the surrounding communities, will all be allowed to start the first phase of reopening this Friday.
The league includes the Binghamton Devils.
The Governor said more details will be available on Monday.
“If they test positive, we can get them isolated for the 14 days and hopefully reduce and stop the transmission of the virus within the nursing home.”
“Our staff continues to work towards a solution for reopening the ballpark this summer.”
“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.
The funding can be used for a wide variety of purposes meant to prepare, prevent or respond to COVID-19 for housing authority employees and people living in public housing.
Some senior staff people volunteered to be furloughed so that others could keep their jobs.
“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.”
Public works employees have been directed to disinfect any touch surfaces, such as benches, in county parks, daily.
The types of apartments rented in Binghamton do not give tenants much opportunity to organize into a collective bargaining unit.
Broome health officials said non-fatal overdoses have increased, advocates said fatal overdoses did, too.
The Council also passed a resolution to reduce the type of health insurance plan for the mayor, Common Council and other managerial staff.
Organizers for both sporting events blamed the COVID-19 pandemic in New York.
“The goal is to not let that go to two positive cases or more.”
Brian Miller represents parts of Otsego and Delaware Counties
The measures are extended until May 15, in line with state guidelines.
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.
Most sections have put the start of the regular season on hold
The New York Farm Bureau has asked the state, in recent days, to ramp up testing for COVID-19 in rural areas of the state, particularly at farms.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo said 367 people died from the virus Saturday — less than half of the daily number at the height of the outbreak.
“This is a very unfortunate casualty of the COVID-19 virus.”
As need has increased, donations have decreased.
Judge Jeffrey Tait ruled the inmates did not establish their vulnerability to COVID-19 inside the jail
A majority are related to nursing homes.
“I have to facilitate everything and doing that on top of the physical care taking of Oliver is almost impossible.”
Cuomo said at their White House meeting Trump committed to procure more testing supplies from China and other overseas manufacturers. He said they agreed the Navy ship Comfort could leave New York.
Hochul spoke with WSKG’s Gabe Altieri as part of All Things Considered.
It argues for the release of two inmates who claim they are highly vulnerable to the novel coronavirus.
NYSPHSAA hopes to announce a decision on April 27th
The people that have been released are those who are at low-risk for repeat offenses, such as petty larceny or technical parole violations.
“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.
As of Wednesday, 18 people have died of COVID-19 in Steuben County. Some at Hornell-area nursing homes.
Cuomo compared the President’s briefings to a comedy skit, and said they are “infuriating” and “ignorant”, and that there is “no value” in watching them.
As of Tuesday, 16 residents have died of COVID-19
Seward and his wife, Cindy, tested positive for the novel coronavirus in late March.
“We want it ASAP, but we want it smart. Not political.”
Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced on Sunday that 758 more New Yorkers have died from the coronavirus. It marked the sixth straight day of more than 700 deaths.
“Right now, we are dumping on average one trailer load a day.”
The person was in his late 60’s and passed away while hospitalized.
As of Friday, Tioga County has not reported a death related to COVID-19
A hospital official identified the person as a man with an underlying issue that contributed to his death.
“The body has to get moved and we have to touch it”
“So where everything would be wiped down, now it’s probably just ten times as much”
The guidelines run until at least April 29th
“The federal government should be prioritizing areas of the country hardest hit right now and putting the national stockpile towards those regions.”
“[..]that’s the most disgusting thing I’ve ever had a healthcare facility request”
“I’m just super proud of her”
Binghamton University student Dino Nicolari decided to stay at his off-campus apartment. “I really have trouble working at home.”
“We are putting the safety of children, families and educators first […]”
Volunteers are now helping people to set up new shelters and move belongings.
731 New Yorkers died in the past day from the virus, the highest number yet, bringing the death total to 5,489.
“The measurement of density on our masks being produced here cannot be matched with cloth”
“This is reckless”
The state had 562 coronavirus-related deaths in the past 24 hours. In a bit of “good news,” Gov. Andrew Cuomo said 1,452 coronavirus patients have been discharged from hospitals in the past day.
The person was hospitalized with the disease and died April 1st.
“In times of loss, people naturally, instinctively, gather to comfort each other and share the pain of loss and the reality of loss.”
The Republican said New York’s budget deficit was around $6 billion even before the pandemic started
The conversation comes after the federal stimulus package passed last week.
The stretch covers 17 games.
“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.
The president said New York ignored ventilators sent by the federal government. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo fired back, saying the president’s view was “incorrect and grossly uninformed.”
“Our goal here is to not become, you know, wealthy off of a tragedy.”
Meanwhile, Schuyler County reports first positive case.
President Trump signed the measure Friday afternoon.
Brian Miller represents New York’s 101st Assembly District, which includes parts of Otsego and Delaware counties
Closure is effective at midnight on Friday.
Officials said the Broome jail is prepared.
Testing through the new site is now free, regardless of health insurance.
Oneonta plans to hold its ceremony in August, Binghamton hasn’t set a date.
There’s also home-delivery where food pantries have closed.
The woman, who was in her 90’s, died at Lourdes Hospital in Binghamton
“They may not be getting a meal at home, that’s heartbreaking.”
The county is asking for unused personal protective equipment like N-95 and surgical masks, medical gowns, gloves, shoe covers, and plastic face shields. No other items will be accepted.
“This is one of the most difficult decisions the Officers of the NYSPHSAA have ever had to make.”
The move is meant to offer some financial relief during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Anyone with symptoms of COVID-19 is asked to contact a healthcare provider.
“This confirmed case was not unexpected: With more frequent testing and the rise of this virus, we knew sooner or later that a case would appear within our campus community.”
Governor Cuomo believes there will soon be confirmed cases in every New York county.
The person died at Lourdes hospital.
Director of WSKG’s Education Department Jackie Stapleton shared some resources for learning at home and how families can maintain some normalcy.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo takes what he calls “the ultimate step” in his state’s effort to stop the spread of a deadly coronavirus.
“This more than anything else in our lifetimes, I’d say, is going to bring us all together because we’re all in the same boat.”
You must have an appointment to be seen at the screening center.
Several other regional counties have confirmed cases, as well.
While there is currently no vaccine to prevent this virus, these simple steps can help stop the spread of this and other respiratory viruses.
“We’re looking out for people’s mental well-being too, not just their physical well-being”
There are reports of scams in Otsego and Steuben Counties.
In a statement, Brindisi said he was in contact with Congressman Ben McAdams last week. McAdams and another congressperson have since tested positive for the coronavirus.
Testing is becoming more prevalent across New York.
County Executive Chris Moss is pushing for more tests in Chemung, which has no confirmed cases.
A statement from the Ithaca Police said no suspicious items were found.
The Department of Social Services will soon start monitoring open day care spots in Broome County.
Sugar Maple is New York’s state tree and has one well-known, particularly sweet feature: syrup.
Tompkins announced 3rd positive test on Tuesday.
The announcement comes as Broome County gets its first positive case of COVID-19.
Number of positive cases across New York jumps, as testing ramps up.
Reed also said that Congress is keeping an eye on the needs of families while schools are closed.
Hanna served part of the central New York, the Mohawk Valley and the Southern Tier.
Restaurants, bars, gyms, movie theaters and casinos are closing in New York beginning Monday night.
On Friday, Governor Andrew Cuomo said he would waive the 180-day school year requirement for districts to receive state aid.
“While this is the first case of COVID-19 in Tompkins County, we are prepared to respond to limit future exposures and community spread of the virus”
“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 hope is to limit the spread of COVID-19
Devils hockey season is suspended, Rumble Ponies baseball will have a delayed start.
Jason Garnar called the miscommunication “frustrating”.
“Although we have a pandemic plan, this is changing so rapidly that every single day, every single hour almost, there’s a new piece of news that you have to adjust to.”
The decision is a response to concern over exposure to COVID-19
Most COVID-19 cases in New York have been downstate.
Tenney has high-profile support and a sizable cash advantage.
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.
Tenney has the support of President Trump, among others.
The cause of Saturday’s conflict goes back over a decade and involves the site of several buildings.
New criminal justice reforms went into effect in the state in January.
The state health department said the woman is in Manhattan. She has the respiratory symptoms associated with COVID-19, the disease caused by the virus, but “is not in serious condition.”
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.
According to the Federal Election Commission, Delgado’s campaign had over $2 million in cash on hand for his reelection at the end of last year.
The Democrat is running for a second term
Matt Van Houten is running for a second term.
Karl Bernhardsen is trying to unseat Democrat Jason Garnar
Elmira was awarded $1 million. Binghamton was awarded $585,000.
Kopko is running as a Democrat. Current D.A. Matt Van Houten is also a Democrat.
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.
The High Energy Laser with Integrated Optical-dazzler and Surveillance (HELIOS) system can defend American naval vessels against drones, small boats and cruise missiles.
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.”
According to the U.S. Fire Administration, between 2009 and 2017 lithium-ion batteries were the “root cause” of at least 195 fires.
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.