ALBANY (AP) — An empty seat and swing districts loom large as Republicans and Democrats look to pick up House seats in New York this year.Eight months before the general election, a half-dozen or more of the state’s 27 seats show signs they could become spirited races. Key challenges are shaping up across the state, from the eastern Long Island district of Democrat Rep. Timothy Bishop to the Southern Tier, where Republican Rep. Tom Reed is seeking a third term.
HERKIMER — Nominations for annual senior citizen awards are being accepted until Wednesday, March 28.Nominees must be Herkimer County residents aged 60 or older.
WASHINGTON MILLS — The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children - New York/Mohawk Valley Office will host its third informational meeting for the 2014 Ride For Missing Children on Monday, March 10.
ALBANY — Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi and State Sen. David Valesky conducted an event in Albany Thursday to push Brindisi’s 21st Century Education Initiative as the pathway to success for young people who want a career in manufacturing or high-tech...
ALBANY — Library Advocacy Day was Feb. 26 in Albany and as the chair of the Senate Select Committees on Libraries, state Sen. Hugh Farley met with representatives from around the state, including members of the Central New York Library Association...
CLINTON — Nanotech is more than a buzzword around the Mohawk Valley — it is a movement that is reaching fever pitch.
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s signature proposal, a tax increase on the wealthy to pay for universal prekindergarten, appears to be on life support, blocked by a governor and state lawmakers who stubbornly oppose such a tax in...
BUFFALO (AP) — With New York state about to take bids for its first non-Indian casinos, tribes looking to hold their ground have been upgrading their existing casinos and exploring new ones.
UTICA — Officials say an infant has died in a fire that caused heavy damage to the second-story of a Utica residence.
HERKIMER — Ghost stories and haunted destinations are not strange to the Mohawk Valley, and a class at Herkimer County Community College is helping fulfill the dreams of prospective ghost hunters.
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