ALBANY — State representatives stressed the need for unity and for Americans to work together after President Joe Biden’s inauguration Wednesday, as New York Capitol grounds were stocked with scores of police and the military in preparation for violent political demonstrations that never cam…
ALBANY — Questions remained surrounding New York’s record-breaking $15 billion budget deficit Monday after Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s annual State of the State address, which is typically centered around measures for the state’s upcoming budget negotiations.
WASHINGTON — Capitol Police have evacuated staffers from the Madison and Cannon buildings at the U.S. Capitol complex amid protests in Washington, D.C., Wednesday, according to multiple reports.
HUDSON — Council members are working to bring a fair housing officer to Hudson, saying the city needs its own. The county officer currently covers the city.
HUDSON — Hundreds turned out to Promenade Hill Park on Sunday afternoon to rally for justice in the wake of the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis.
NEW ROCHELLE — After mass confusion among regional executives, half the state entered the second phase of reopening nonessential businesses Friday and New York City is expected to start reopening in early June as downstate COVID-19 numbers continue to drop, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said.
HUDSON — A Hudson police officer jumped into the back of a United Parcel Service truck to stop it after the truck’s driver suffered a suspected drug overdose while driving in the city, Hudson Police Chief L. Edward Moore said.
HUNTER — A hike Saturday afternoon turned deadly in Greene County when an 11-year-old boy died after falling from a trail, Greene County Sheriff Pete Kusminsky said.
GREENPORT — Police are investigating the death of a child Tuesday morning in Greenport, according to Trooper Aaron Hicks, public information officer for State Police Troop K.
HUDSON — One person is dead and a second is in critical condition after a city shooting Saturday night, Hudson Police Chief Edward Moore said.
Columbia County Sheriff’s Deputy Kelly Rosenstrach was placed on administrative leave Thursday as more information is coming to light about an alleged assault that took place July 5 at the Kinderhook home she shares with ClubLife Health and Fitness owner Alex Rosenstrach, according to the sh…
ALBANY — The state could receive its first COVID-19 vaccine shipments this weekend and vaccinate nursing home and high-risk health workers within the next few weeks, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday, before detailing how many dosages will be delivered to each region of New York.
New Yorkers may experience delays or increased difficulty in getting coronavirus tests at their closest locations as several walk-in sites ration the tests by prioritizing symptomatic high-risk individuals, those in contact with a positive person and health care workers, nursing home employe…
Commissioners tasked with redrawing New York’s election district lines expressed frustration Thursday as the group remains in financial limbo, and made a plan to send a letter to state executives to receive the legislated funding to start their work.
ALBANY — New York state is expected to receive its first shipment of 170,000 doses of a COVID-19 vaccine by the middle of the month, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday.
ALBANY — Nursing home residents and staff will be the first to receive New York’s initial shipment of 170,000 doses of a COVID-19 vaccine expected to arrive within two weeks, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday, as officials develop plans to increase New Yorkers’ confidence to receive the immun…
Congress must invest in a bipartisan $6 billion for support of food security programs to help struggling families amid the coronavirus pandemic, U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., said, as she weighs supporting a new bipartisan COVID-19 stimulus package proposed Tuesday.
ALBANY — States lack the proper funding and planning to distribute a COVID-19 vaccine to all Americans, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Tuesday, before sending a letter to federal leaders demanding they bolster preparations to properly immunize minority and low-income communities.
KINDERHOOK — One person was taken to Albany Medical Center, following a three-car accident in Kinderhook on Saturday, Lt. John Rivero of the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office said Monday.
U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., increased political pressure on congressional leaders Tuesday to include legislation in the next federal COVID-19 package to train a national health force to ensure an approved coronavirus vaccine will be equitably available for all Americans.
NEW YORK — Coronavirus hospitalizations in New York have more than doubled in the last three weeks, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday, before he pleaded with New Yorkers to not celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday with family members or friends outside their home to prevent further spread of the disease.
Republican candidates hold strong leads in both Twin-County Senate races, but challengers refused to concede either contest Wednesday before state absentee ballots are tallied into next week.
ALBANY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo refused to comply with the White House’s request for states to release a patient identification number for every person who receives a coronavirus vaccine, pending the approval of a safe immunization, he said, as the federal government’s appeal for personal data co…