“They know the people in the church, and when you pick a location like that, it helps put more people at ease.”
“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
“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.”
After one year of pandemic, over 38,000 New Yorkers have died of the virus so far and more than one and a half million were sickened.
Cuomo, who is already under fire for withholding data that showed twice as many nursing home residents died of COVID-19 than was previously disclosed, denies both allegations.
“We need to have Narcan in everybody’s hands.”
“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.
“If we can make it easy instead of more difficult, we might be able to address what’s happening with the overdose rate.”
In a rare concession, Cuomo said the state was wrong to stonewall lawmakers and members of the media on that data, saying it created a void for disinformation and “conspiracy theories.”
“Transportation’s a huge problem for them to get here. The winter’s been harder.”
“Crucial information should never be withheld from entities that are empowered to pursue oversight. This was always about getting the truth and allowing information to guide our response.”
“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.”
The numbers confirm a report by State Attorney General Tish James, who said the state undercounted nursing home hospital deaths by 50%.
“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.”
“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.”
The system, which brought tremendous amounts of snow and rain to California, dumped heavy snow in the Midwest. New York is expected to get more than a foot of snow.
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.
“Clearly, some facilities were not prepared to handle outbreaks through early and effective training or staffing.”
“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.”
“Now, the states will know what they’re getting every week for the next three weeks, and we’re getting 16-17% more.”
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 was discovered the Board failed to process over 2,400 voter registration applications that were filed on time through the state DMV website.
“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.
New York NOW’s Dan Clark hosted live coverage of the address along with analysis of the address with David Lombardo, host of The Capitol Pressroom on public radio, and Amanda Fries from the Times Union.
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.
“We were waiting for this for a long time and everything. It’s like a big sigh of relief for me.”
“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.”
“We cannot wait until summer to turn the lights back on the arts and provide a living wage for artists. We will not let the curtain fall on their careers, or on the future of our cities.”
“We’re all ready to go, but we can only give out the vaccine that we actually have in our hands.”
“I am absolutely floored by how inaccessible this is to an ordinary person. The learning curve has been really, really steep.”
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”
“What happened at the U.S. Capitol yesterday was an insurrection against the United States, incited by the president.”
Extremists emboldened by President Trump sought to thwart the peaceful transfer of power by staging a violent insurrection inside the U.S. Capitol.
Reed said voting to uphold the election results is his duty.
“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.”
“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.”
“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.
Overnight, the Governor says State Police responded to over 600 accidents and disabled vehicles. There were also two fatal accidents.
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.
The Assembly Leader said it would be ideal to approve tax hikes on the rich before the start of the year instead of waiting to address the issue as part of the state budget in March.
“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.
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“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.”
Possessing a voracious appetite, the biggest concerns with the spotted lanternfly are their impacts on fruit trees, maples, and especially on vineyards.
Garnar said that 30 percent of the ICU beds in the county were available and open as of Wednesday.
Cuomo says undocumented immigrants who receive a vaccine will not have to release any personal data that might trigger deportation.
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.
“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.”
“Overwhelming the hospital system means people die on a gurney in a hallway, and the life you could’ve saved you can’t save because you don’t have the staff, you don’t have the doctors, you don’t have the nurses.”
“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.
“We are not going to live through the nightmare of overwhelmed hospitals again.”
“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.”
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.
“So yeah, we hope by the time this ends we’ll still have some money in the bank and we‘ll still be viable.”
Brindisi has won close to three times the number of mail-in ballots than Tenney, steadily closing the gap between them.
“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.
“Despite our success in managing the spread, New York is not immune to this national surge of COVID.”
According to Danks Burke, the case relates to 75 to 100 ballots.
“Let’s look at the law. There can be no more fundamental right in this moment than access to the vaccine.”
“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.”
According to the governor, yellow zones in rural areas must see a daily positivity rate below 4 percent before they can lift restrictions.
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 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.
“Western New York is a problem,” Cuomo said. “They are lower than states surrounding us, but relative to New York, they are the highest spots in New York.
“There may be a whole lot more bitterness, division and cynicism that we had back then,” Mitrano said.
Incumbent Delgado leads Republican Kyle Van De Water by just over 2 percent.
“I wanted my vote to be counted right away and not after the Election Day.”
“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.”
“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.
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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.
New York will not restrict travel from Pennsylvania because of the number of people who go back and forth for business each day.
The district will need to test around 20 percent of those coming into the schools—including teachers, students and staff—each week.
“This is a larger operational undertaking, I would argue, than anything we have done during COVID to date. And we need the federal government to be a competent partner with this state and every state.”
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.
Officials made the decision after a rise in cases of COVID-19 included 11 new cases in a 24-hour period.
As of Wednesday, there were 540 active cases across the county, including 191 in Binghamton.
“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.
The statewide infection rate, including the 20 hotspot zip codes, was 1.1% Saturday, Cuomo said. There were 14 new deaths and, after several days of increases, total hospitalizations dropped to 618, according to state data.
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.
Jennifer Wilson, Deputy Director of the League of Women Voters of New York State, said the success of their lawsuit makes three important changes.
Republican and former Congresswoman Claudia Tenney agreed Monday to the forum. Democratic Incumbent Anthony Brindisi and Libertarian Challenger Keith Price earlier confirmed their participation.
“If we have to close this deficit without Washington, there’s going to be no good way to do it. There’s going to be no constructive way to do it.”
“A disturbing number were locked up due to slowdowns and failures in the assigned counsel and the public defender system.”
Each candidate claims the other did not do enough while in office to limit Spectrum, while still accepting its money.
“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.”
“I think when we get complacent in society after a period of time, we, you know, forget about the value of the little things that we need to do, like wearing a mask.”
“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.”
“There’s only one person for this crime, and so, there is nothing that a person says or does or anything that puts them to blame.”
“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.”
“The numbers are probably going to obscure some real misery, a sort of invisible misery in this community. We still have almost 10% unemployment.”
“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.”
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.”
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.
The amendment would be part of a federal spending bill.
“Any student that is ticketed will be…suspended immediately because this is serious. So we are moving very aggressively with those cases, with those parties on or off campus.”
“We’re saying here are some examples of where those resources are needed, and they’re needed now.”
Reed described the vandalism was an act of extremism.
Eventhough the new law essentially allows universal mail-in balloting, the Governor says New Yorkers might still be confused about how to actually request the absentee voting forms.
Teachers have been given the choice of returning to in-person teaching or teaching virtually. Teaching aides have not been given the same option.
Steve Maio is scheduled to appear in court Aug. 27.
Resident Advisors cite positive dialogue with Cornell officials.
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.”
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.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who’s risen to national fame in recent months through daily televised briefings on New York’s response to the coronavirus, delivered a speech to Democrats in Wisconsin Monday intended to both unite the party and condemn the federal government.
“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.”
“This is a policy that addresses housing placement, safety, access to medical care, name and pronoun use, search procedures.”
“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.”
Tenney said Rep. Anthony Brindisi is not doing enough to fight Spectrum’s business practices, Brindisi’s campaign disagrees.
“It is really, really going to hurt this community if we don’t get some type of assistance.”
In the U.S., cremation has outpaced burials since 2015, and the gap continues to widen.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo formally gave schools the green light to reopen on Friday, saying the coronavirus infection rate was low enough in New York for students to return to class in the coming weeks.
“If parents are going to have to go to work and the kids are at home, that’s just an absolute nightmare.”
New York’s attorney general announced civil action to dissolve the National Rifle Association after an investigation found millions of dollars in alleged fraud by CEO Wayne LaPierre and others.
“We have been losing members without new members joining. Our expenses are piling up. Our revenue is nonexistent.”
“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.”