ALBANY (AP) — A usually routine re-election vote for four members of the state Board of Regents scheduled for Tuesday has taken on drama amid widespread furor over the rollout of tough new academic standards.Lawmakers facing elections this year are feeling the heat from parents and educators on Common Core, a tougher curriculum standard in English and math designed to improve students’ college and career readiness.
BARNEVELD — The TRAID program of Upstate Cerebral Palsy, an equipment lending library for persons with disabilities, has a new phone number — 292-1968.
UTICA — The Stanley Center for the Arts in Utica recently named its 2014 board of directors and officers.
HERKIMER — The Herkimer Garden Club conducted its February meeting in the Washburn Room of the Basloe Library with President Maria Fiorentino presiding.She thanked the hostesses for the evening, Becky Ward and Sue Walker.
ALBANY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Monday the New York State Police were successful in 15 percent of automated external defibrillators saves for individuals under sudden cardiac arrest — a rate almost double the national average of eight...
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Virginia has the top seed for this week’s Atlantic Coast Conference tournament, which begins Wednesday.
HERKIMER — Herkimer-Fulton-Hamilton-Otsego BOCES has announced the registration dates for the pre-kindergarten program located at several school districts in Herkimer County for the 2014 - 2015 school year.
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ALBANY (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo promised Monday to fund statewide full-day pre-kindergarten programs as soon as they’re ready, even as New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s proposed income tax surcharge appears to have stalled in Albany as a...
ALBANY — Housing is becoming unaffordable for millions of New Yorkers amid declining incomes and increasing costs for rent and home ownership, state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli said Monday.
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