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Cuomo Announces Schools To Stay Closed Another Two Weeks

The number of COVID-19 cases continues to rise across New York, leading the governor to extend the statewide school shutdown until April 15. more

COVID-19 --Cuomo Tells Schools, Local Gov't To Brace For Economic Hit

In his daily press conference on the COVID-19 public health emergency, Governor Andrew Cuomo slammed federal legislators for not addressing the economic impact of the virus on state and local governments, and rejected any calls for travel bans to upstate or quarantines on people who have fled from New York City, something state Health Commissioner Dr. Howard Zucker rejected yesterday. more

New Delaware County COVID-19 Cases Announced

Delaware County Public Health officials this morning announced there are now five confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the county, while three additional case investigations have been transferred back to their home counties. more

Cuomo Says Virus Hospitalization Rate Is Slowing

In Wednesday's daily press briefing, New York's governor returned to his conciliatory tone with the Trump administration, but said the Senate's proposed $3 trillion relief package would be “terrible for New York.” more

NYS Re-Opening Enrollment In Health Plan

New York, along with eight other states, is extending the signup period for health insurance coverage under the Affordable Care Act. more

Cuomo: Feds Need To Act Now

Governor Cuomo used his daily press conference today to call on the Trump administration to act without delay, saying “we're not slowing the virus down. It's accelerating on its own.” more

Cuomo Starts Planning For An Economic Reboot While Continuing To Prepare For Virus's Worst

In his now-daily COVID-19 update press conference, Governor Andrew Cuomo indicated that the wave of positive cases has not yet crested, but introduced a team he said is now working on a plan to get the state's economy going again. more

Cuomo Calls On NYC To Take Drastic Density Reduction Steps, Asks All Hospitals to Double Capacity

ALBANY – In what is becoming a daily live briefing, Governor Andrew Cuomo Sunday said that he is now asking all hospitals in New York State to increase their capacity 100%. He is mandating that … more

Cuomo Offers Coronavirus Update

Governor Andrew Cuomo held a press conference Saturday morning to announce that efforts to address the state's severe shortage of ventilators and masks are making inroads. more

State Calls For Environmental Award Applications

The New York Department of Environmental Conservation is calling for public, private and educational organizations with innovative environmental programs to apply for the state’s Environmental … more

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
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