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Ravitch to discuss fiscal plight of cities ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Former New York Lt. Governor Richard Ravitch is returning to Albany to discuss the financial challenges facing local governments. Ravitch is set to deliver a lecture on the fiscal woes...
An audit of the Vestal School District found the district has not been drafting responsible budgets.  According to the audit by the state comptroller’s office, the district has spent $21.7 million less than planned during the last five...
Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner is stepping down as co-chair of the state’s Democratic Party. Miner has been critical of Governor Cuomo at times. During an appearance on the public radio program The Capitol Pressroom, Miner said she has enjoyed...
The Tompkins County Sheriff’s office is investigating the death of a 32-year-old prisoner who was found dead in his cell the first night of his prison term. Travis Yavits of Ithaca had been admitted to the Tompkins County jail Tuesday evening...
For all of you animal lovers out there, tomorrow is the year’s grand opening of the Ross Park Zoo in Binghamton. New to the zoo this year are three little otter pups. “Their names are Ottawa, Aria and Edgar," says Maria Desisto,...
NY jobless rate up slightly in March to 6.9 pct. ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The state labor department says the unemployment rate was up slightly to 6.9 percent in March from 6.8 percent in February. It says New York City also saw a slight increase...