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Reminder: The Johnson Park Center Food Giveaway Continues Monday 8/10th through Wednesday 8/12th

What: The JPC Drive-Thru Food Giveaway When:  Mon, Aug 10, 2020, from 2 pm to 7:30 pm.  (Rain or Shine) What: Walkers JPC Food Giveaway When: Tue, Aug 11, & Wed, Aug 12, 2020, from 3 pm...

Governor Cuomo Provides Saturday Update on New York’s Progress Fighting the COVID-19 Pandemic

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today updated New Yorkers on the state's progress during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The number of new cases, percentage of tests that were positive and many other helpful data points are always...

Attorney General James Files Suit to Ensure Undocumented Immigrants Are Included in Congressional Apportionment...

New York Attorney General Letitia James today issued the following statement after filing a motion for partial summary judgment or, in the alternative, a preliminary injunction in a lawsuit to halt President Donald Trump’s efforts...

Assemblywoman Buttenschon: State Education Officials Must Answer Essential Questions About School Re-opening Plans

With the New York State Chair Committee of Education conducting hearings yesterday regarding the reopening of schools and the coronavirus pandemic, New York State Assemblywoman Marianne Buttenschon called for the Chair and Department of...

Alliance for Quality Education Says New York’s Plans For Reopening & Distance Learning Have...

In response to Governor Cuomo’s announcement allowing New York State school districts to reopen in the fall if the COVID-19 infection rate remains low, the public education advocacy organization Alliance for Quality Education released...

CWA Local 1126 Hosts Event Saturday Thanking Front line Workers

CWA Local 1126 is hosting a membership appreciation event in support of essential workers. This event is scheduled for Saturday 8/8/20 at 11 am to 3 pm, at CWA Local 1126 at 427 Main St,...

With School About to Start, Congressman Brindisi Asks the FCC to Reject Plan That...

Armed with Spectrum’s request to keep raising prices on customers who use or still need internet service in our area and standing in front of Spectrum’s offices, U.S. Congressman Anthony Brindisi revealed a new...

Governor Cuomo Announces That, Based on Each Region’s Infection Rate, Schools Across New York...

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that based on each region's infection rate, schools across the state are permitted to open this fall. Every region's infection rate is below the threshold necessary by the State's standards to...

Column: Nursing Home Industry in Need of an Overhaul

By New York State Senator Joseph A. Griffo, R-Rome, 47th District New York State’s handling of nursing homes during this public health crisis has resulted in the tragic loss of life and the unnecessary spread...

Leaders of New York’s Executive, Legislative Branch Ask New York’s Congressional Delegation to Push...

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins and Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie today sent a joint letter to New York's Congressional Delegation outlining the urgent need for federal aid for state and local governments...