Many school district leaders have a dilemma — they have all this federal money, but they can’t use it to hire the teachers and staff they need.
Many school district leaders have a dilemma — they have all this federal money, but they can’t use it to hire the teachers and staff they need.
“Your community, your neighbors, are working in those ERs around the clock, and they are tired, and they are getting really taxed.”
“It’s a unique archaeological case in that we’re searching for evidence of something that was really working hard to not be seen.”
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.
While the county can use FEMA public assistance to repair schools and other publicly-funded institutions, its residential neighbors are not eligible.
“It’s important, again, that we use these funds to provide lifesaving drugs, and lifesaving treatment.”
Schumer said the $1 trillion bill would create thousands of union jobs to complete federally-funded infrastructure projects.
Workers who are represented by one of 14 collective bargaining contracts can still opt for weekly testing in lieu of a vaccine.
“People are tired, and we’ve seen a significant resurgence here. There’s a significant demand in our emergency rooms, in our COVID unit, in our ICU, and so, we need all hands on deck.”
“That position has never been funded to the degree that it should be.”
The money will come from a $4.5 billion settlement reached earlier this year with Purdue Pharma, and the Sackler family.
With two units closed, the nursing home has reduced its capacity from 300 to 216 beds.
“More than 820,000 Americans are on the waitlist to receive care. Families may have to wait as long as five years, to get home care services that they need for their loved ones who are aging or disabled.”
Late Wednesday afternoon, the district identified the issue as a regulator on the secondary boiler.
Any household experiencing homelessness will be eligible to live there without income-based restrictions.
The order allows licensed health care professionals in other states and countries, as well as retired workers and recent graduates to practice in New York.
Investigators said Dennis Brown inflated his income illegally and used the town’s credit card for personal use.
“There has to be some level of ‘Wow, this property is something that we would like to open to the public.'”
“It’s like a race against Mother Nature.”
“A lot of our staff is out doing their regulatory jobs, that need to happen, and it leaves us less infrastructure for doing the case investigation.”
“I’d love to be able to [test] our whole school, but you’re talking, you know, 5000 tests a week. We do not have that capacity.”
“We’ve ended AAUCONNECT’s fraudulent practices and run out the clock on their illegal operation.”
“I think it is starting to get back on track, and part of that, the fact that we can get specific, county-specific, data on our applications is really going to help us help people.”
“I’m honored that my peers in county government have elected me to serve this great organization at this critical time.”
“When you have such a highly vaccinated population, we do know the breakthrough cases are possible.”
“There still is a digital divide, particularly in rural parts of the state, and for lower-income New Yorkers, who don’t have access or can’t afford a home subscription.”
“And unfortunately, the vast majority of the changes have been for the worse, not for the better.”
“Last year, when everything really started way way back, there was this myth that kids can’t get it, and kids can’t spread it. And that’s obviously been proven way false.”
“On that day itself, every half hour or hour, someone would come in and say, ‘did you know so and so was killed? Did you know someone else was missing, or was in the tower?’ And you just had this momentary sense of incredible loss.”
The Watertown base transformed from a peacetime installation of the 1990’s post-Cold War era, to a deployment hub on a war footing.
“I really feel in my heart pretty strongly that my exposure to… the pollution, the things going on after September 11th, have to do with that diagnosis.”
The DEC requested Greenidge specifically outline how its operation will meet the state’s emissions goals under the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act.
“What’s happening in the watershed in terms of land use and these precipitation patterns means that these boundaries shift.”
“I want them to know that it’s personal for so many of us.”
“A lot of the older adult care facilities completely shut us out, just for safety purposes, and kind of not bringing outsiders into their communities.”
“Our soils aren’t that deep and are full of rocks and clay – if you try to dig around here, it’s pretty difficult. So our soils saturate rapidly.”
“Not fixing something that you know needs to be fixed now, because the money just doesn’t allow for it at this moment.”
“They lost it once and they knew what it was like and they didn’t want to lose it again.”
“It’s going to be very, very difficult to provide the same level of healthcare if we are, all of a sudden, starting to see people walk off the job and leave the healthcare industry.”
“I was like, ‘oh my gosh, oh my gosh, what do I do?'”
“That doesn’t exist. We don’t have a lot of affordable housing anywhere in Delaware County.”
“Because now they’re pushing community members out and renting their units out to students, and we have to have a plan for that.”
“We’re very limited on additional housing solutions in that region, so I’m not sure what the permanent solutions are going to be at this point.”
Last week, council moved to hold over several resolutions to next week’s meeting where they may receive a vote.
“I think everybody is a little bit nervous about where we’re going from here.”
Now, for the first time in state history, two women and one man will be in the room where major pieces of legislation are negotiated.
“I believe that we will need mask mandates for children to go back to schools. And that will have to be universal, it will be statewide.”
“The PCR testing is the gold standard, it is the most sensitive and accurate to run to determine the results. The antigen testing is a little bit less reliable.”
Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s 10 years in control of the New York governor’s office comes to a close today.
“I’ve lived here 45 years and never seen anything like it.”
The National Weather Service estimated that flooding of Tuscarora Creek would exceed historic levels, potentially topping the levy.
“I’m sure we stand to lose some staff, and we’d hate to see that happen.”
“We had a lot of big storms, a lot of rain during July and so that could have caused nutrients to essentially enter the lake and help facilitate these blooms.”
“I want to go to a place where, you know, I feel like at home.”
The new requirement applies to all health care workers in New York, regardless of employer.
Twenty years after being removed from power in a U.S.-led invasion, Taliban militiamen swept to into Afghanistan’s capital, Kabul, on Sunday.
“We have been advised by Chair Lavine — with the assistance of counsel – of the belief that the constitution does not authorize the legislature to impeach and remove an elected official who is no longer in office.”
“People are gonna take a bed or a floor, kind of wherever they can get it. Usually it’s going to be in an unsafe environment.”
“At the current rate, things have the potential to get out of control. And the last thing anybody wants to see is another shutdown.”
“I’m certain that we would be open to it if that’s their decision.”
“I think that given the circumstances the best way I can help now is if I step side and let government get back to government.”
“When those lines are crossed people must be held accountable.”
Organizers say the governor’s executive order to reform police last year didn’t go far enough in curbing discriminatory policing against Black New Yorkers.
“We’re talking about one to two new cases, daily, sometimes zero cases daily, to about 30 new cases per day.”
“I think it’s extremely realistic for the committee to be considering articles of impeachment by early September. And then the Assembly would have a vote.”
“I will not be distracted from that job. We have a lot do to. We still have to manage the Covid beast. It is not dead yet. It is not over.”
“We should be both expeditious and thorough. The state deserves that. The people of New York deserve that.”
It’s unclear if the attorney general’s report will be a catalyst for the Assembly’s investigation, prompting impeachment, or not.
Residents eligible for the city’s rental assistance program must have experienced a COVID-19-related hardship, such as a loss of income or employment since March 2020 and earn either equal to or less than 50 percent of the Area Median Income.
Tompkins and Chenango Counties had “substantial” levels of transmission.
“I wore a mask for year, it’s not the biggest deal in the world. I could get this delta variant, and I could spread the delta variant. So, better safe than sorry, I’m going to wear a mask.”
“The fires aren’t going to go away, and the jet stream isn’t going to change, so we could even see days like this in August, or in October.”
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.
Cuomo said his administration is doing a “full review” of its mask policies, now that the CDC has altered its recommendations.
Court documents unsealed Tuesday showed the alleged crimes occurred on multiple occasions between 2016 and 2019.
Democrats on the council said they wanted a clearer plan of where the plans would be allocated.
“I’m at 70 percent of my normal collections. So it’s kind of hard to pay the bills when you’re collecting only 70 percent of your rents.”
“We’re starting to see it more and more. The weather patterns, I think are changing.”
“Especially with that surge of the overdose numbers, it’s not going away, so why not just try it?”
Astorino, who officially announced his run for governor in May, has garnered just under $2.6 million since last September.
“We’re holding them accountable and delivering more than $1 billion more into New York communities ravaged by opioids for treatment, recovery, and prevention efforts.”
Alberto José Cardelle will replace Dr. Barbara Jean Morris, who stepped down in October 2020 after SUNY Oneonta became a hotspot for COVID-19 cases.
“Last year we had a lot of downtime, literally.”
“It’s great speaking with a customer, someone who lives on the Northside, who reports that they’re no longer dependent on certain medication because of access.”
Contaminants were regularly used at the plant, especially in metal finishing processes.
“Our numbers in person dwindled down to zero because we weren’t even in the building. But the reach that we made tripled.”
David is running for the seat currently held by Fred Akshar, who is not seeking reelection.
Last month, Brindisi announced he would not run for his old House seat in New York’s 22nd Congressional District.
“Our impression is that probably, you can find five percent, maybe even up to ten percent in areas, it definitely seems to be increasing.”
“Thanks to those brave victims. He’s no longer the district attorney and now he’s a convicted felon.”
“Getting these costs nailed down is really the next step.”
Collado will be the shortest tenured president in Ithaca College’s 129-year history.
“I mean the government has done us wrong.”
“Gun Violence is not only taking a human toll. It’s taking an economic toll. So we have no choice but to address it. It’s the right thing to do.”
“We can provide all the rental assistance in the world, if there’s no actual home to put someone in, then there’s no roof to put over someone’s head.”
“It’s important that these companies pay up, it’s also important that the money go to where it was intended.”
“GCNR’s petition does not establish any error of law or fact to support its rehearing request.”
Broome County’s declaration will expire at 3:30 p.m., after 457 days in effect.
“I think this will be a magnet for small businesses to locate within the city of Binghamton because I think there’s going to be more choice for them.”
“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.
“In my view, the county taxpayers shouldn’t foot a bill for a crisis that we didn’t create.”
A majority of those incarcerated will rejoin the community outside of prison at some point.
“It was a cycle that individuals were kind of in the hamster wheel on, and some of them are just getting back to comfortable being in the stores now.”
Elmira commemorated the 20th anniversary of the first Juneteenth event in the city at Ernie Davis park.
“I think that it is our job to keep history alive by talking about it.”
“I want it to be part of the DNA of the town. I want it, I want you to feel it like I feel it.”
The legislation that created the program dictated that a minimum of 35 percent of the funds are reserved for applicants outside of New York City, but only through its first 30 days.
In May, the governor announced the fair would be open at 50% capacity, but with record low infection rates and an almost 70% vaccination rate, Cuomo said it’s time to open the gates all the way.
“Any charges or implications that somehow this is being slow walked, I can categorically deny that.”
State Police found Jason Johnson by the Susquehanna River off State Route 79 at approximately 4:30 p.m.
In a statement, Senator Stewart-Cousins said talks continue on some issues and the Senate would return to act on them if “necessary”.
For the second year in a row, the New York State Capitol has been off limits to visitors, and Gov. Andrew Cuomo, facing multiple scandals, is largely isolated from the negotiations.
“We need school districts and superintendents to marry civil disobedience with common sense. And that is no masks for the rest of the year.”
Among those in opposition are union groups.
“The best reason to pay people a living wage, from an employer’s point of view, is that you’re garnering a sense of loyalty from those workers.”
A top sticking point for the New York Health Act, which would create a universal, single-payer health care system in New York, is opposition from public sector labor leaders.
Around the end of March last year, CHOW served 140 households a week. At the end of May this year, 10 to 15 households received deliveries.
“I think that’s the right thing to do, but I think you will see a more formal decision from him in the coming months.”
A separate piece of legislation by Kelles could possibly come up for a final vote as soon as Monday
He was re-elected to the state senate seat in 2020.
“The local law has to be adopted on or before Dec. 31, 2021. That’s coming up really quickly. It’s like a one or done shot. If you adopt it on Jan. 1, it has no effect.”
“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 school district has trouble with their teachers getting access to the students. Some of the hospitals and medical units have trouble getting access to people in the rural areas.”
“Not only do we call for these payments to continue for the first half of the year, we also want them made retroactive to January 1.”
“All we’re doing is asking the officials of the state of New York, in their capacity, is to serve and protect, and not harm and kill.”
78% of New Yorkers want the option, implemented during the pandemic, to be made permanent in New York.
The change to use housing density instead of population density has some urban planners on edge.
“We saw drugmakers raising already exorbitant prices on hundreds of drugs while families faced unprecedented health challenges and financial insecurity.”
Gillibrand, a member of Congress’s Special Committee on Aging, said making long-term care more accessible and affordable is among her top priorities.
Several other schools across New York are also requiring immunizations.
“Making polluters pay. That’s what we want to do.”
“Obviously people not coming for prevention or care doesn’t help the situation, but I wouldn’t say the pandemic is fully to blame for the increase.”
The governor says it’s still OK to continue to wear a mask, if you feel more comfortable doing so.
Since March 2020, the border has been closed to all “non-essential” traffic, and the shutdown has been extended on a monthly basis since then. Currently, the closure remains in effect through Friday, May 21.
“I think it’s important for the money to be for all the different points that address human needs.”
“It’s the communities and the connectedness that we have within those communities. It’s the jobs that we have access to. It’s the type of income we have.”
The New Jersey Devils announced last month they did not plan to continue their affiliation in Binghamton.
Binghamton is “still moving forward” with the audit.
“That’s a personal decision, but it’s my job as a teacher to provide you with the information so you can look up the specifics, or we can look them up together.”
“This will just continue and boost the work that we’re doing. And give us more work to do.”
The draft plan focuses on a broad array of areas that largely focus on limiting the amount of phosphorus running into the lakes
“I’m surprised they’re not sending vans to weigh stations or rest areas and putting up signs to say, ‘Truck drivers, stop here and get your one-shot vaccine. One-shot and go.’”
“You get the ten people, we’ll come with the vaccines.”
If passed, a moratorium would be the first statewide restriction on cryptocurrency mining in the U.S.
Roughly a quarter of Steuben County residents experiencing poverty are under the age of 18.
“This does not kneecap the governor such that the governor isn’t able to operate as an executive.”
“Dr. Mullaney has successfully guided our many College constituencies through a myriad of challenges including the onset of and operations during the Covid-19 pandemic.”
The relief fund sets aside $2.1 billion for those who lost work during the pandemic, but, due to immigration status, were ineligible for unemployment benefits or federal stimulus checks.
“We’ve seen people who haven’t been able to work for an extended period of time.”
The governor was also asked about allegations of sexual misconduct and the state losing a congressional seat
“That campaign of division and resentment is really toxic to just the everyday functioning of the campus”
“Reading more about what happened with that just really angered me. Watching the board meeting on Tuesday, seeing all the board members—just one Black person on there.”
Under the new cannabis laws, police cannot use the smell of cannabis to initiate a search in most circumstances.
“This early in the process of vaccine administration, to have difficulty filling appointments is concerning.”
Molino was hired by the county legislature in January 2018.
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“We’re excited to move forward and we can’t wait to start building.”
60% approve the Democrat’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic and about half (51%) do not believe Cuomo should resign.
Environmental advocates have been pushing back against the proposal.
“Even if the court ends up dismissing the violation, that one day or few days that you spend in jail are enough to lose your job.”
“You know, some will cite this incident as proof that the practice of armed police responding to a domestic matter should end. Others will say that if unarmed social workers had responded, we may now be mourning a dead child.”
“We don’t have the availability of doses like the state does that we can swap what we had today with a different type of vaccine.”
“And looking at the resolution that was presented I looked and said ‘well this is a much bigger issue here than just a particular project.’”
“Why house us with somebody we can constantly contract it [from] every time a new intake person comes in.”
According to the council president, the issue will be taken up at a work session later this month
The council plans to reconvene Monday, April 12 at 6 p.m. to resume consideration of agreement.
“A car just went by, hopefully not crushing any amphibians.”
The Broome County Sheriff said half of the jail’s staff has refused to get one.