“As we have gone through the last year of understanding about systematic racism and historic trauma, it’s time for us to address these historic harms within New York State and within Haudenosaunee territory.”
“As we have gone through the last year of understanding about systematic racism and historic trauma, it’s time for us to address these historic harms within New York State and within Haudenosaunee territory.”
Gov. Cuomo announced 10 new sites across the state on Monday.
“I do not understand the objection to recognizing the Equal Rights Amendment as part of the constitution.”
“They know the people in the church, and when you pick a location like that, it helps put more people at ease.”
“Your next mayor will not only need to ensure public safety, maintain the roads and bridges, upkeep the parks, and manage your sewer and water service.”
Reed also told reporters Wednesday that if he declared candidacy for governor, he would not seek reelection to Congress
Following the administration’s appearance on their official call, a group of IC community members opposed to the cuts gathered for a separate Zoom gathering where they continued discussing their concerns.
“We’re just bringing the vaccinations to them in a very low-threshold manner.”
“It’s through those outreach calls and those tele-dental visits that we are finding a lot of kids that are having acute issues because they’ve gone without regular preventative care for so long.”
“We need to have Narcan in everybody’s hands.”
Legislative Democrats’ qualms don’t stop at the social equity funding, there are additional concerns as well with the taxation structure, criminal penalties and oversight of the Governor’s proposed Office of Cannabis Management.
“We said at the beginning that we will put these shots into arms as quickly as we get the doses, and that’s exactly what we’re doing.”
The Democrat has served as mayor since 2015
“The job is just very different than it was 50 years ago or 30 years ago. A ton of what we ask our officers to do may not be considered traditional police work.”
“That’s no way to run government. That’s no way to have an actively participating legislature.”
“Not everyone’s going to have that primary care person to go to for any of their health care needs.”
Cases of the variant were reported in Tompkins County in January and earlier this month.
“I think that will be a gradual change.”
“If we can make it easy instead of more difficult, we might be able to address what’s happening with the overdose rate.”
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“Transportation’s a huge problem for them to get here. The winter’s been harder.”
Other clinical service at the East Campus will remain open—including Surgicare, Imaging and Cayuga Hematology Oncology Associates (CHOA).
“We speak with our healthcare partners weekly and we all are seeing a decrease in demand for testing, which is a really good sign.”
“The sooner we get this investigation started, the sooner we can get justice and the sooner we can get information to make sure that this never happens again.”
“It is time to close the book on this election and focus on building a better community and more united Country for our children.”
“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.”
Republican Claudia Tenney leads with 109, according to the court’s final tallies, and after the Oneida County certifies its vote count is likely to be sworn into Congress.
“It got to the point that we realized we were going to have to cut back on the amount that we give to people and we really had to ration our supplies.”
Chad Salsman allegedly brought clients into his private office under the guise of discussing their case and used his knowledge of their vulnerabilities to negate their consent and sexually assault them.
According to Feeding America, 50 million people nationally may experience food insecurity because of COVID-19.
“We have already seen the terrible consequences of poor water quality on communities across New York and we can’t afford to repeat our mistakes.”
If all goes according to the schedule laid out by Justice Scott DelConte, voters in the district can expect to have a representative in Congress next week at the earliest.
“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.”
“The Rebuild Rural America Act would transform the federal government away from being a complicated, siloed and top-down enterprise or bureaucracy, into a more responsive, effective partner for our rural communities.”
“This is not any one person’s battle. This is such a huge undertaking and it really takes a community to encircle these survivors, to empower them.”
Representatives for Republican Claudia Tenney and Democrat Anthony Brindisi must now wait until Friday, at the earliest, to find out which candidate is closer to claiming the seat.
They say it will be important to find ways for solar farms to store and control how much energy they release to the grid.
“There’s no doubt in my mind where I’m going with this: every legal vote means every legal vote.”
Despite issues with the federal response to COVID, it was much faster than other medical emergencies.
“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.
Although the trend is heading in the right direction, John Barry, Executive Director of the Southern Tier AIDS Program, said the state’s ballooning budget has impacted some harm reduction programs and resulted in new infections.
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.”
“To allow the president of the United States to incite this attack without consequence is a direct threat to the future of our democracy.”
His resignation goes into effect on Feb. 1.
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.
“I’m confident we’re going to get through the next 13 days in a safe and secure fashion”
“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.
Reed said voting to uphold the election results is his duty.
Binghamton is the AHL affiliate of the New Jersey Devils.
“The opening of Greater Good Grocery ends a 25-year void that left thousands of North Side residents struggling to access healthy, affordable food for their families.”
During the week of Christmas, four staff members and 21 inmates at the Steuben County Jail tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
“2021 is going to be literally what we make of it. We’re coming out of probably the most traumatic year that we’ve had in decades.”
“It just replays in the back of my mind, like, ‘Hey, if I didn’t moved out I could have saved her.'”
The religious groups that brought the case said that the rules violate the First Amendment and discriminate against them.
“You can recycle your Christmas tree in January and then pick it back up as compost in April.”
More than 300,000 people in Pennsylvania have been filing for continuing claims, according to federal data.
SYRACUSE, NY (WRVO) – The federal government is directing more than $1 billion worth of COVID relief funding passed earlier this year to offset losses incurred by ambulance providers. It’s welcome news in New York. “Emergency medical service providers across the U.S. have been struggling to stay afloat as the COVID-19 health crisis has raged on. Nowhere is that more true than here in New York, one of the hardest-hit states during the pandemic,” said Jeff Endler, a spokesperson for the United New York Ambulance Network. Lon Fricano, director of operations at TLC Emergency Medical Services that covers Auburn and Onondaga and Cortland counties, said every year in this business is tough, but COVID has doubled down on difficulties they face.
“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.”
ALBANY, NY (WCNY) – Tenants in New York will be granted another reprieve in the new year, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday, with an extension of an executive order that prevents landlords from evicting tenants who’ve faced financial hardship both during and before the COVID-19 pandemic. The extension, however, may be moot: Democrats in the state Legislature are considering a special session next week to codify and expand a moratorium on residential evictions. Details on what the Legislature may pass haven’t been released, and legislation hadn’t been introduced as of Wednesday afternoon. But Democrats who control both the state Senate and Assembly have been hinting at an end-of-year return to Albany for weeks now. Some of the state’s current protections for tenants expire on Jan.
Collins’ former colleague, Rep. Tom Reed, said Trump had the right to grant Collins’ pardon.
A flood watch is in effect across the region Thursday afternoon through Friday morning.
Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie said it’s still possible that a session will be held before 2020 ends on more substantive issues.
PHILADELPHIA, PA (WITF) – It’s not easy to recognize important historical moments while they’re happening. But 2020 has been a year marked by disaster and debacle. It has featured a deadly global pandemic, a reckoning over racism in the wake of several Black Americans killed by police, and a tense, litigious election. Looking back, historians, political insiders, and on-the-ground organizers agree that the last 12 months or so will leave an indelible impression. “I don’t know a historian right now who isn’t still kind of in shock,” said Timothy Lombardo, a Philadelphia-born historian of conservative politics.
“It’s not a stimulus bill. It’s an emergency survival bill and we’re going to fight for more dollars later,.”
The type of care they give is intimate—bathing, hand-holding, talking for hours, praying, painting nails, back rubs. The relationship can become close, but then, a few weeks or months later, the resident dies.
“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.”
“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.
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.
“I look forward to this becoming an actual discussion, where our questions are answered, where we have actual talks about how we can imagine public safety because this ain’t it.”
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.”
“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.
Each campaign received more 155,450 votes.
“Even in a pandemic, the constitution cannot be put away and forgotten.”
Arguments over challenged ballots continue in Oswego County Court on Monday.
It is the only House race in New York that is still uncalled.
“If you happened on that monument in public, you may only look at the names that are on the plaque.”
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.
“So yeah, we hope by the time this ends we’ll still have some money in the bank and we‘ll still be viable.”
“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.
In recent days, Danks Burke attempted to bring suit against officials in Schuyler County over some invalidated absentee ballots.
“We can’t let down our guard now, though.”
“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 budget is about a 6 percent decrease from 2020.
The suspension of in-person classes and extracurricular activities begins Wednesday, Nov. 17 and will last through the end of the semester.
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.
Both candidates believe their opponents lead is too large to overcome.
“I will need to incorporate my feelings of sadness and loss in my life moving forward, and that’s okay.”
“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.”
Kelles has been a Tompkins County legislator since 2015.
According to the governor, yellow zones in rural areas must see a daily positivity rate below 4 percent before they can lift restrictions.
“Joe Biden has rightfully earned the title of being the projected president-elect and that should be recognized,” Rep. Reed said.
The decision requires county election officials to copy and save any ballots campaign representatives inspect and object to for a judge to review later.
“This is a win for Binghamton,” Mayor Rich David said.
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 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.
The new “pause” period runs through Nov. 15.
PA-12 and PA-8 cover much of Northeast Pennsylvania.
“There may be a whole lot more bitterness, division and cynicism that we had back then,” Mitrano said.
“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.
With all election districts reporting, Garner leads with 61 percent of the vote en route to his second term.
Incumbent Delgado leads Republican Kyle Van De Water by just over 2 percent.
Reed faced Democrat Tracy Mitrano for a second consecutive time.
According to Barber’s campaign officials, the Democrat called Oberacker to concede late Tuesday night.
The incumbent, Republican Sen. Tom O’Mara, leads Democratic challenger, Leslie Danks Burke with nearly all districts reporting.
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.
I’ll really be interested to see if the 2020 election leads to new legislation in New York state and all across the country that makes voting easier and safer for all Americans even after hopefully the COVID-19 pandemic has come to an end.
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.
“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.
“It leaves all of these holes in the implementation of the law where you might have disenfranchisement strictly based off of the ability for the county to interpret a law really loosely.”
Rachel Murat is a Social Studies teacher at Maine-Endwell.
“I do not believe you can be trusted on this question, Mr. Reed,” said Democratic challenger Tracy Mitrano.
“This is a public health crisis and you have cut them off from the outside world.”
The school originally moved online this month.
The state Board of Elections said Monday that voting in Chenango County won’t be affected overall.
“I couldn’t wait another second.”
Over the previous week, the city was the site of escalating tensions between pro- and anti-Trump groups.
“Right now, the COVID outbreak at Elmira Prison, by far the largest yet, threatens countless lives both behind bars and in the surrounding communities.”
Democratic incumbent Anthony Brindisi, former Republican representative Claudia Tenney and Libertarian candidate Keith Price covered an array of issues, including policing and climate change.
Millions of absentee ballots were already returned nation-wide, but candidates are still campaigning. So, what if you change your mind?
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo deemed part of Chemung County an orange “warning” zone and part of Steuben County a yellow “buffer” zone.
So far, 55 students have been suspended or banned from campus because of COVID violations.
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.
County health officials announced in a press release the two—a woman in her 70s and a man in his 80s—were from the same household.
Mayor Rich David tweeted Monday he was out of quarantine and back at City Hall.
The officers were on the scene briefly but left.
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.
Health officials are now reporting up to 35 new cases per day. That is up from about 10 per day in April.
SUNY Chancellor Jim Malatras also announced Barbara Jean Morris resigned.
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.
Tuesday’s 90-minute debate was sponsored by local chapters of the League of Women Voters.
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.
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.
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.”
“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.”
According to Garnar, the rapid test machines employed at the site can produce results in 15 minutes.
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.
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.