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Seward Endorses Oberacker For Senate

Retiring State Senator James Seward has weighed in with an important endorsement in the race to succeed him next year. Seward endorsed Otsego County Legislator and independent business owner, … more

Crouch Joins Legislators To Speak Out Against Green Light Law

Assemblyman Clifford W. Crouch joined senators, Congressman Tom Reed, and members of the Assembly Minority Conference Tuesday at a press conference in Albany to show their opposition to the Green … more

Powers Announces Bid For 122nd NYS Assembly Seat

James Powers of South New Berlin has announced his candidacy for the 122th Assembly District seat. Powers and his wife Pamela owned and operated a dairy farm and veterinary practice until their … more

Governor Cuomo Reminds New Yorkers That Flu Cases Continue To Increase; Flu Season Expected To Set Record-High Levels

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo reminds New Yorkers to take recommended precautions to protect themselves from the flu as new numbers released Feb. 13 show flu activity still has not reached its peak this … more

Governor Cuomo Announces Additional $15 Million To Help New Yokers Faced With Heating Emergencies

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced last Friday an additional $15 million is available to help eligible New Yorkers facing a home heating emergency. Starting Tuesday, Feb. 18, households can apply for … more

No More Plastic: Bag Ban Goes Into Effect March 1

ALBANY — As of March 1, many local and big box stores will be doing away with plastic bags. According to Delhi Price Chopper employee Haley Stanford as of March 1, the grocery store will go … more

Senator Seward To Retire at Year’s End

State Senator James L. Seward announced on Jan. 20 that he will be retiring from the senate at the end of 2020 and will not seek re-election.  “I have decided not to seek reelection in … more

Crouch Will Not Seek Re-Election In 2020

Assemblyman Clifford W. Crouch announced in a Jan. 16 press release that he will not be seeking re-election in 2020, ending a 25-year career in the state Assembly and 34-year career dedicated to the … more

Rep. Delgado Launches Second Year of Valentines Program

U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado launched the second year of his 19th Congressional District “Valentines for Veterans” program to collect and distribute Valentine’s Day cards to … more

State Calls For Applications For Telemedicine Funds

New York State is investing in telemedicine. The Governor’s office has announced a total of $930,000 will be made available through the Office of Substance Addiction Services and Supports … more

DelCo Sales Tax Receipts Decline In 3&4Q 2019

Between 2018 and 2019, county-only sales tax collections (outside New York City) increased by 4.4 percent, growing in 54 of 57 counties. Westchester County had the strongest year-over-year … more

Senator James Seward Hosts Delaware Academy, State Champions at Capitol

On Monday, assemblyman Brian Miller (R,I,C,Ref-New Hartford), welcomed the state champion, Delaware Academy Bulldogs Girls Cross Country team to the Capitol in Albany. The team had lunch with the … more

Assembly’s Appointments to the Climate Action Council

Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie has appointed Peter Iwanowicz, Dr. Robert Howarth, and Dr. Paul Shepson to the Climate Action Council. These appointees bring years of scientific and environmental … more

Governor Cuomo Seeks To Combat Veteran And Law Enforcement Suicides And Homelessness

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo on Jan. 9 announced the 35th proposal of his 2020 State of the State Agenda - addressing veteran and law enforcement suicides and homelessness.  Under the proposal, … more

New York State Office for the Aging Reminds Older New Yorkers to Get Flu Shot

With the dramatic increase in the number of reported flu cases and hospitalizations across the state in recent weeks, the New York State Office for the Aging reminds older New Yorkers and caregivers … more

New Hope Community Spreads Holiday Joy to Hundreds of Neighbors

Holiday lights and giving hearts shined brightly at New Hope Community in Loch Sheldrake, N.Y. this past holiday season.  New Hope Community (NHC), a leading agency offering holistic … more

Senator Metzger Honored By New York Farm Bureau “Circle of Friends” Inclusion

Senator Metzger (SD-42) was one of 77 lawmakers who received the New York Farm Bureau’s annual “Circle of Friends” recognition released last week. She was the only Senate Democrat … more

Delgado, Others Seek Broadband Grant Money from FCC

U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) led a bipartisan group of his New York delegation colleagues in a letter expressing deep disappointment in the Federal Communications Commission’s … more

Employers Must File Soon to Prevent Delays in Employees’ Tax Refunds

The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance reminded employers to accurately file their withholding tax returns ahead of the January 31 deadline. This will help ensure that any refunds owed … more

Critical Type O Blood Shortage: Red Cross Urgently Needs Donors

The American Red Cross has extended its urgent call for donors of all blood types to give blood or platelets. With influenza escalating across the country and preventing some donors from giving, and … more
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