“A disturbing number were locked up due to slowdowns and failures in the assigned counsel and the public defender system.”
“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.”
“We have no idea what impact such a large influx of students during this time will have on the collective health of our community.”
“We’re promoting the message of black is beautiful and black excellence and being able to pass this down to generations to come.”
“If you have the virus under control, reopen. If you don’t have the virus under control, then you can’t reopen,”
“You’re locking my friends in cages when they need to be in hospital rooms.”
One of the grant-funded projects at Binghamton University looks at how to best disinfect and reuse N-95 masks.
“And across the country we prioritize bars and restaurants over young people. How dare we do that.”
Protest organizers NoBurnBroome said they will continue to build support and fight the opening of the lithium-ion battery recycling facility.
The coalition comes after a push by NY law enforcement to add protections for police.
“Now more than ever, school districts need more funding in order to make this work in this environment.”
“This isn’t a small or large winery thing. It’s adding an expense, and expenses are high.”
“It doesn’t make sense to close a clinic until you have some kind of a study done to determine what the needs are of that region.”
“New Yorkers are outraged at these establishments, we’re getting thousands of complaints, pictures, videos. This is a question of public health.”
Among the initiatives were measures that would make resisting arrest or following an officer Class E felonies.
Malina said students are being “encouraged” to quarantine for 14 days at home before returning to Ithaca.
Windsor Superintendent Jason Andrews said part of the challenge school districts have faced in crafting their plans is due to the sometimes conflicting guidelines they have received from national health and education officials.
Regions will be allowed to reopen schools if, by the first week of August, the infection rate remains below 5% using a 14-day average.
During their most recent online session, participants made art while talking about racism and the Black Lives Matter movement.
“Sometimes abusing privilege in service of justice can be a very sacred thing,” he said.
“Evictions are violence. They can mean the death of people and their families, especially during a health pandemic.”
“Right now, in New York, the middle class is subsidizing the top. Most of the top lives in New York City.”
“So, let’s hope that by August 1, this will have been resolved.”
“Those expenses still continue whether or not there are people here.”
Police say that the statue was torn off its base, and left about 50 feet from its pedestal. The statue had been placed over the fence to Genesee River gorge and was leaning against the fence.
“This year we’re going to have to cancel it. That makes me personally, very unhappy, but that is where we are.”
“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.”
“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.”
“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.
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.”
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.
Earlier this year, Governor Andrew Cuomo expanded absentee voting to include all New Yorkers.
“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.”
“Our white accomplices understand abolition. They worked with us on abolition and we need them to get back into that mindset.”
“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.
“What we found is that most people who have loved ones incarcerated have lost the desire to vote.”
“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”
“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.”
“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.”
Banning chokeholds and disclosing police disciplinary records are among the legislation being pushed through the Democratic-led statehouse.
“We also saw a significant increase, for us, in calls from adults who were sexually assaulted or rape,” Campbell said.
“It takes resources away from the things that we actually need in our community, that make our community thrive.”
“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.
“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.”
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”
“Our state and local budgets are hemorrhaging”
The processing time of COVID-19 tests depends on what’s happening that day at Cayuga Medical Systems in Tompkins County.
Broome County’s Executive Jason Garnar said if the region continues to fulfill the reopening criteria set by the state, it could see Phase 2 on May 29th.
“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.”
“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.”
“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.
“This is not about government. Government can offer suggestions, advice and guidance.”
The Southern Tier region includes Broome, Delaware, Chemung, Tioga, Tompkins, Chenango, Schuyler and Steuben counties.
The Governor said more details will be available on Monday.
“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.
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.”
Public works employees have been directed to disinfect any touch surfaces, such as benches, in county parks, daily.
“You’d rather have a controlled start, so that you don’t have to stop. You reopen too fast, then you have to stop.”
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.”
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
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.”
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.
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.
As of Tuesday, 16 residents have died of COVID-19
Seward and his wife, Cindy, tested positive for the novel coronavirus in late March.
“Right now, we are dumping on average one trailer load a day.”
“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”
“[..]that’s the most disgusting thing I’ve ever had a healthcare facility request”
“The bad news isn’t just bad. The bad news is actually terrible.”
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.
“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
“I don’t know when the next time I’ll be able to hug her is, because of this virus”
“This is not a lockdown. It’s nothing that we haven’t been doing. Nonessential people should stay home.”
“Our goal here is to not become, you know, wealthy off of a tragedy.”
Meanwhile, Schuyler County reports first positive case.
Officials said the Broome jail is prepared.
There’s also home-delivery where food pantries have closed.
“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.
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.
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.
You must have an appointment to be seen at the screening center.
Several other regional counties have confirmed cases, as well.
“We’re looking out for people’s mental well-being too, not just their physical well-being”
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.
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.
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.
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”
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.
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.”
Most COVID-19 cases in New York have been downstate.
Tenney has high-profile support and a sizable cash advantage.
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.
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.
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.