Schneiderman leads new amicus brief opposing third travel ban

Amicus brief – filed by 16 AGs – asks Fourth Circuit to affirm nationwide preliminary injunction against third ban; AGs detail how ban harms states’ residents, businesses and institutions

New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman led a coalition of 16 Attorneys General in filing a new amicus brief opposing President Trump’s third travel ban.


Brindisi issues statement on Trump tax cut

Brindisi: Tenney votes to raise New York income taxes, squeezes middle-class and seniors

NY-22 candidate for Congress, Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi issued the following statement in response to Rep. Tenney voting for the GOP tax scam today:

“Let the record show that when it really counts, when we need our hometown member of Congress to […]

State Comptroller DiNapoli issues statement on federal tax reform

State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli issued the following statement on federal tax reform:

“The House and Senate Republican tax plans are both profoundly bad deals for New York. Cutting or eliminating state and local tax deductions will hurt many New York taxpayers. Both plans would also revise the rules for municipal bonds in ways that […]

Miller announces Toys for Tots drive

New Hartford District Office to serve as drop-off location

Local residents in New Hartford and surrounding areas will be able to let their holiday spirit shine by donating to Assemblyman Brian Miller’s (R,I-New Hartford) inaugural holiday toy drive.

Miller announced that his district office will serve as a collection center for Toys for Tots until […]

Madison County Sheriff issues winter weather awareness tips

John Ball, Acting Sheriff

(Wampsville – Nov. 16, 2017) Winter weather can be dangerous if you are not prepared. The Madison County Sheriff’s Office asks that drivers start to prepare for the upcoming winter months in now, since the first lake effect snow event is forecast this coming weekend. New York state is known […]

Local constituents to demand Tenney vote no on GOP tax plan

Submitted by Kristina Andreotta

On Thursday, Nov. 16, at 10 a.m., a group of concerned local residents will hold a press event outside Congresswoman Claudia Tenney’s New Hartford office to urge her to vote no on the GOP tax plan currently being debated in the House of Representatives. A final vote on the bill is […]

Share a Caring Christmas returns for 34th year

More than 34 years ago, Carol Neuveu and the late Harold Nye started a community outreach program. Nye, along with Carol Neuveu, a local salesperson with WMCR, inspired Nye employees and others in the community to brighten the holidays for families in need. This was the beginning of what eventually became Share a Caring Christmas. […]

America’s Greatest Heart Run & Walk Kick-Off

American Heart Association announces Red Cap Ambassadors and new logistics leader

In celebration of America’s Greatest Heart Run & Walk 2018, volunteers, board members, High 5 Club members, team captains, heart disease and stroke survivors, and corporate donors came together to kick-off the event with the annual Kick-off and News Conference at Yahnundasis Golf Club […]

Troopers investigate burglary and warn other homeowners of scam in Schuyler area

The New York State Police in Herkimer are currently investigating a burglary that occurred Nov. 10, 2017, at approximately 2 p.m., at a residence on Mapleton Drive in the Town of Schuyler.

The investigation has revealed a male knocked at the door and identified himself to the elderly resident as working for the “town” and […]

Schneiderman files Supreme Court Brief

Personal beliefs do not give business owners right to discriminate; 20 AGs File Amicus Brief In Case Over Colorado Bakery That Refused To Serve Same-Sex Couple

New York Attorney General Eric T Schneiderman today joined a coalition of 20 attorneys general in filing an amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court defending the constitutionality of […]

Harvard scientist to become new director of research at Masonic Medical Research Laboratory

The Masonic Medical Research Laboratory today announced the appointment of Maria Kontaridis, Ph.D. as the new Director of Research. She will be just the fourth Director of Research, and the first woman to serve in that role, in the history of the 60-year-old institution.

Kontaridis comes to MMRL from Harvard Medical School, where she is […]

Roosevelt residences ground-breaking ceremony held

$15.8 million project will create 50 new affordable housing units and a new Community Center in Utica’s Cornhill Neighborhood

The Municipal Housing Authority of the City of Utica; Norstar Development USA, L.P.; and Norstar Building Corporation celebrated the commencement of construction for the Roosevelt Residences project Oct. 31 with a ground-breaking ceremony at 1515 Brinckerhoff […]