Their plan is a temporary four month emergency relief package only meant to last from December 1st to March 31st.
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.
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.
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.”
“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 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.
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
Karl Bernhardsen is trying to unseat Democrat Jason Garnar
Elmira was awarded $1 million. Binghamton was awarded $585,000.
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.
“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.
Governor Cuomo is scheduled to meet with President Trump on Thursday to discuss the situation.
The four officials say fear over coronavirus has incited acts of bias against Asians and Asian Americans.
He ran on the Green Party line in 2018.
Kelles is the third candidate to join the race for Democratic nomination.
The decision comes in the wake of a New York law that allows undocumented immigrants to apply for a driver’s license.
“Our country needs it. I mean people are sick of the divisiveness on both sides.”
“We should definitely be careful and cautious but it has all the makings of a situation that could spiral out of control in terms of public panic.”
The numbers come as the race enters the 2020 election year.
“Critical work remains on climate and education and health care among other issues about which I care deeply.”
The World Health Organization declared the Coronavirus a global health emergency this week.
The former Broome DA’s announcement comes the same day as campaign finance numbers are due.
The Green Light Law allows undocumented people to obtain driver’s licenses.
Mayors across the country announced a task force to save Minor League Baseball in cities like Binghamton last year.
“We care about people in Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua and so forth and that’s what they’re demonstrating here tonight.”
“So what are we getting for those really high taxes? Not enough.”
Crouch has served in the New York Assembly since 1995.
“I think overall it’s a very positive outcome that we’ve had based on the concerns that we’ve expressed.”
“They’re there thinking, you know, this is what’s right for the voter. And I get that, I understand where they’re coming from, but they don’t understand the burden that puts on us.”
“They can’t have their cake and eat it too”
The idea for the blankets was inspired by a hospital in Florida, but, in the winter weather of Upstate New York, the group is making theirs thicker and the need is greater.
The Republican is undergoing treatment for cancer.
“People fought very hard for your right to vote, so that’s the least you can do is show up.”
The current city manager announced this week that he’ll soon resign.
Southern Tier Congressman Tom Reed is one of over a dozen current and former members of Congress who wrote letters.
German is endorsing Ola Hawatmeh in the race.
George Korthauer, Oneonta City Manager, submitted his resignation effective February 7, 2020.
The Democrat finished third in November’s race.
Starting in February, Broome County residents will be able to dispose of their unwanted medications safely in their own homes using warm water and a special pouch.
“I am shocked and saddened by these revelations, which can easily erode public confidence in the IPD.”
“I don’t want to restrict the administration’s hands to be able to respond to threats from a very unstable regime in Iran.”
The county said this year’s flu season has come on quickly and aggressively.
He has been mayor since 2012.
The department will dissolve by March 1st. After that, Sheriff’s departments from Broome and Delaware Counties will service the area.
“This isn’t just Mr. O’Mara who neglects upstate New York,” she said.
The Christmas fern gets that name because the leaflets’ shape is similar to a Christmas stocking hung over the fireplace.
Supporters say the law protects first responders while opponents worry about it will be abused.
Scott VanEtten was named as the new chairman of the Steuben County Legislature on Thursday.
Korchak prevailed in November but not before Battisti challenged the results in court.
It’s the first time the county has added a judge in 50 years.
Reed questions the fairness of SUNY-system procedures around political express and free speech.
A man stabbed people celebrating Hanukkah at the home of a rabbi in Rockland County, a New York City suburb, on Saturday night. The incident comes amid a surge of anti-Semitic violence in the region.
Governor wants the law to require riders to wear a helmet.
The goal is to keep the lights out of a landfill, but the school also plans to reclaim the copper wiring to raise a little money for a local charity.
Since Democrats took control of the House of Representatives in last year’s midterms, eyes have been on freshmen members of the party like Rep. Anthony Brindisi.
Stress from shopping and debt, from social events or missing loved ones, the break from normal routine, less sleep and exercise, and excessive eating and drinking can all contribute.
It allows police to arrest anyone who harasses emergency first responders. Violators could face up to a year in prison, a $5,000 fine or both.
“I went back this weekend, and laid out all the transcripts on my table, got the highlighter out, made lots of notes, reviewed several articles about impeachment, looked at some articles that were written by constitutional law experts and ultimately came to the conclusion that there was sufficient evidence to move forward.”
“Guess what? Protesting is about being annoying”
Brindisi said he believes there is sufficient evidence to move forward with a trial in the Senate.
Judge Richard Rich said Republican Paul Battisti’s request “lacked merit”.
Congressmen in two of New York’s swing districts will vote along party lines in this week’s impeachment vote in Washington.
“It’s huge. That’s why I need this weekend to really sit down and kind of digest all the stuff that is before us with impeachment.”
“Everybody gets a choice to whether they want to keep their department at a cost or go with the alternative which is the Broome County Sheriff’s Department.”
The law has been on the books for over ten years, but it’s getting new attention thanks to recent snowfall.
Veterans in New York State who received less-than-honorable discharges that can be linked to their sexual orientation may have state veteran benefits restored, under legislation signed by Governor Andrew Cuomo.
The state’s attorney general argued that the oil giant misled shareholders about the financial risks from climate change.
Nobel Laureate and Binghamton University Professor Dr. Stan Whittingham accepted his prize Tuesday in Stockholm, Sweden. At the same time, BU held a watch party in Vestal.
The leader of the New York state Senate said lawmakers will not revise criminal justice reforms that will result in an end to most forms of cash bail beginning in January.
Witch Hazel is a small tree with multiple smooth trunks and flowers that look otherworldly, burgundy with yellow petals bursting out that look like crinkled yellow ribbons.
“We’re all hurting in some way, even if it’s not personal, as members of families, as friends. We have to develop a sense of openness and trust, as family members do.”
Richard Malone had faced scrutiny for allegedly mishandling sexual abuse claims against the priests in his diocese. He announced Wednesday that the pope had accepted his request to “retire early.”
According to numerous sources, Bishop Richard Malone will resign Wednesday and a temporary administrator has already been selected.
The post-Thanksgiving travel rush has ended, but the winter storm continues to bear down in the New England region, causing hundreds of flight cancellations and delays.
The post-Thanksgiving travel rush is due to get even more hectic, as heavy snow and ice accumulation is expected to continue battering regions across the United States.
Until the new regulation went into effect, therapists regularly worked with children one-on-one in another room of the childcare center.
The state Office of Children and Family Services refuses to recognized their existing background clearances and won’t allow therapists to get new ones through their agency.
The issue was over a bill that would allow law enforcement to arrest people for annoying, alarming or threatening emergency responders.
Absentee and affidavit ballots were counted on Tuesday
Former ACLU President says cancelling lecture may have sent the wrong message.
The plan by Major League Baseball would reportedly eliminate over a quarter of minor league teams. That includes the Binghamton Rumble Ponies.
The new bill will allow visas for year-round workers and it provides a path to legal status for current farm workers already in the U.S.
United Airlines cites a low demand for travel between Elmira and Washington D.C.
“War chests are in, high contribution limits are in. We are designing a system that is not going to incentivize viable candidates to participate.”
“Tobacco is the number one cause of preventable death and disease, and stopping kids from beginning this dangerous addiction will really help save lives.”
The Associated Press says those high-risk structures are in poor condition, and could kill people if they collapse.
“I think it was good for him to come here to see the needs of a community-based outpatient clinic in a very rural area like Bainbridge.”
“The law aims to make our roads safer, our economy stronger, and allows immigrants to come out of the shadows to sign up as legal drivers in our state.”
Broome County’s Sheriff said an autopsy concluded the cause of death was natural.
The ruling from State Supreme Court Justice Daniel Doyle rejected claims that eliminating the exemptions was an unconstitutional infringement on religious rights.
The compromise comes after cries for more of an investment to fight climate change.
After 41,005 ballots were tallied election night, Libertarian Mike Korchak holds a 122 vote lead over Republican Paul Battisti.
The Democrat faced a challenge from an independent candidate.
“I think that it’s my right, It’s a privilege, and if I want to make change it starts at the booth.”
The $7.7 million project is funded mostly from the New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance.
The school has been closed since 2017.
Over 130,000 New Yorkers have already voted in the November elections as part of the state’s first-ever early voting system. And those who are closely watching say so far, it’s been a largely successful rollout.
The vote went along party lines.
“I do view this vote here coming up this week as an impeachment vote in regards to do you approve impeachment, do you disapprove of impeachment.”
Five candidates vie to fill three open seats for New York Supreme Court.
“We find, unfortunately, that even some of the younger students are vaping, and it seems like it’s something that’s going to continue to grow as a problem.”
“The amount of preparation we’ve put into preparing for early voting is like, I would say equal to the amount of preparation you put into preparing for a general election.”
“We have choices about what we consent to and what we don’t consent to. That’s a nonviolent practice of withdrawing consent.”
They want two more full-time staff members, more money and a longer commitment to funding.
Cameras will be equipped on stop signs on the outside of buses.
The measure would outlaw abortions from the time a fetal heartbeat is detected. That’s usually around six or seven weeks—before most women know they are pregnant.
“In putting together quid pro quo and hostile work environment, 31 percent of women and 18.9 percent of men experience it, and that translates into 3.9 million people.”
Delgado met with people affected by opioids and medical professionals working to provide addiction recovery treatment. He represents New York’s 19th congressional district.
Reed described those who voted against the president as showing a “political cowardice” that was “appalling.”
Stan Whittingham is regarded as the man who laid the groundwork for the science.
“Elijah Cummings was not just a great congressman, but a great man.”
Powerful storm is moving across the state Wednesday and into Thursday
“It’s how they went about trying to execute it.”
Still, he called some of Schiff’s overall rhetoric “dangerous” and “divisive”.
New York announced the largest decrease in HIV diagnoses since the state started the “Ending the Epidemic” initiative. Governor Cuomo’s goal is to end the epidemic by 2020.
“What I am going to say to you tonight is I’m going to look at every piece of evidence and all the facts that come out and if and when articles of impeachment are presented to the full house, I will vote based upon the evidence that I have reviewed through this investigation.”
“This is an international entity and it is going to be a difficult case for us to make. But it is a last resort, we have tried everything else. It is a cry for help from the state of New York.”
Scientists from New York, Texas and Japan have jointly received the award, according to an announcement of The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in Stockholm.
The approach is not designed to fully replace punitive interventions.
The Democrat said Trump committed a crime.
“I strongly urge everyone who is vaping illegally-bought products, in particular those with THC, to stop,” Levine said.
The order, first reported by the New York Law Journal, came less than 24 hours before enforcement was scheduled to begin.
The shop now offers over 100 flavors, but with the new ban it will only be able to sell eight.
The federal court decision paves the way for the nation’s first supervised injection site to open in Philadelphia. The Justice Department argued that it amounted to “in-your-face illegal activity.”
Reed said Cuomo opted for a virtual pipeline with roughly the same route but less efficient, less safe and more expensive.
The district stretches from the Pennsylvania border to Binghamton, northeast to Utica and northwest to the shores of Lake Ontario. And it has had three different representatives over the past three terms.
“You have a beautiful crop on, especially August-September. And then, all of a sudden, you’d come back a week later, and it would be dead.”
The judge said police didn’t properly handle situaton.
There was another climate strike led by young people Friday at the Peacemaker’s Stage in Downtown Binghamton. Students from Binghamton University and Binghamton High School skipped school to attend the strike.
Congressman Antonio Delgado (NY-19) sponsored the bill, which requires some companies to report their usage of PFAS to the EPA.
Elmira, Broome County and Canisteo were all on the list.
The city hopes to add business, life to downtown.
The Democrat wants more information before making decision on impeachment push
Strikes are happening all over the world including in Delhi, Ithaca, Hamilton, Scranton, and Binghamton.
Congressman plans to return to work on Monday
The tensions centered on the commission’s decision to consider whether to end fusion voting, which allows candidates to run on multiple ballot lines.
The ban comes over the protests of vape shop owners, who say they are helping people quit smoking tobacco cigarettes, and that they will lose their businesses when the ban takes effect.
Roberts, who joined the fledgling network in 1978, was a seasoned Washington insider who developed a distinctive voice as a reporter and commentator for both NPR and ABC News.
“During the course of the bloom you’ll get different odors. It doesn’t always smell the same way. But it will go through different phases where it smells like different chemicals.”
They are the Sirens Women Motorcycle Club of New York City and they are leading the Milk Caravan.
The new high energy x-ray beams will also be available to manufacturers.
Proposals to ban flavored e-cigarettes are gaining momentum. Some say that would present a big problem.
The Diocese of Rochester, which faces approximately four dozen lawsuits filed under the Child Victims Act, filed for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy protection Thursday morning.
More of Michael Haub’s remains were identified last week, and family and friends gathered in New York City to honor him at a memorial service on Tuesday.
“Councilman Livingston seems to continue his tirade on this. In fact, he has personally accused me of forcing people to go into an unsafe environment. I take great exceptions, exceptions to that”
“This is a frightening public health phenomenon, and common sense says if you don’t know what you are smoking, don’t smoke it.”
There are eight Superfund clean-up sites in Broome County.
State says Trump Administration is overstepping.
“The sight of someone with a gun can be alarming, and we don’t want anyone to feel that way at Wegmans. For this reason, we prefer that customers not openly carry firearms into our stores.”
The Republican reaffirmed his opposition to an assault rifle ban and described it as a slippery slope that might lead to the repeal of the Second Amendment.
About ten percent of Tioga’s population are veterans.
In Finger Lakes Mennonite communities, families have taken full advantage of the religious exemption for years.
The 26-year-old Ithaca man was arrested in April after an altercation on the Ithaca Commons. The judge ruled Friday.
The most recent HABs were in the northern part of Cayuga Lake.
Robbie Nichols is pushing to be reimbursed by the Chemung IDA for about $122,000 in repairs made to the building.
Gerald Mollen also took shots at one of Battisti’s opponents, Mike Korchak
Toronto-based Abundant Solar Incorporated will install solar panels at the county’s landfill in Bath.
Incident stems from arrest of two black people in April
New York’s Red Flag Law went into effect on Saturday.
The county wants anyone who might drink untreated water or who swims in the lake to be aware of the discharge.
Officials debated the best way to inform potential residents.
The town has to wait for the completion of state environmental review before it can move forward.
Protestors want to know why it’s being done.
BInghamton, Elmira and Cortland County are all nearing limit.
Activists plan to take to Cayuga Lake early this morning to protest seismic tests by Cargill. The company has salt mines below the lake.
NYSEG estimates fewer than 750 people were without power as of Monday afternoon. This comes after about 19,000 people lost power. Outages stretched from Elmira to Oneonta.
Blessed Sacrament in Johnson City is one church where abuse allegedly occurred.
Over 50 people at a public hearing called on the Public Service Commission to deny rate increase.
Anthony German will run as a Republican.
“The nuns were selective in who they targeted. They kept trying to break my spirit. It didn’t work then, and it won’t work now.”
Video inspections of 45 pipes in Binghamton’s floodwalls are underway.
Airport spent millions on renovations last year
“It was really difficult because when you’re trying to run a business and you can’t have a bank account, it doesn’t really work.”
U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY) recently announced that the project will get $500,000 of federal funding. The new seed bank will be located at Cornell AgriTech in Geneva, New York.
The measure, also known as an extreme risk protection order law, would allow a judge to order the confiscation of a person’s guns if law enforcement, school officials, or a family member signs a statement saying they believe the person to be a potential danger to themselves or to others.