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The New York State Assembly has passed a bill to delay some of the effects of the state’s Common Core learning standards. Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver says the bill delays the effects of the new learning standards for two more years, for...
Governor Cuomo and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio spoke at dueling rallies on education at the State Capitol that highlighted the two politicians’ differences over education issues.  A rally to promote New York City Mayor Bill...
De Blasio calls for pre-K push at Albany rally ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says universal pre-k needs one more push to get through the state Legislature. De Blasio made the comment at a midday rally in Albany on...
One of the casino proposals for the Southern Tier and Finger Lakes region would place the new gambling house in Tyre, a Seneca County town half way between Rochester and Syracuse. The prospect has the small farming community’s 900 residents...
Governor Cuomo is spending some of his $33 million campaign war chest on ads to promote his state budget priorities. The ads, which feature in part Cuomo speaking directly to camera, focus on the governor’s pitch for his tax cut plan and an...
The home of the Binghamton Senators – the Broome County Veterans’ Memorial Arena – is being renamed the Floyd L. Maines Veterans’ Memorial Arena. Floyd Maines was a Navy veteran and ran the Maines Paper & Food Service in...