Cowen: Smoke detectors save lives of three Madison County children

Cowen: Smoke detectors save lives of three Madison County children

by Timothy S. Cowen

“I heard the basement smoke detector going off and when I opened the basement door, I saw smoke and flames in the basement”, stated the Town of Sullivan resident, whose house went up in flames last week. […]

Schneiderman, fellow AGs to DeVos: Don’t reauthorize accrediting agency that approved predatory, failing, for-profit schools

Schneiderman, fellow AGs to DeVos: Don’t reauthorize accrediting agency that approved predatory, failing, for-profit schools

20 AGs oppose petition by Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools to regain status as nationally recognized accreditor following ACICS’ “Extreme and Far-Reaching Oversight Failures”

Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today joined a coalition of 20 Attorneys General demanding […]

Stirpe: Poor nursing home conditions need to be addressed

Al Stirpe

Stirpe: Poor nursing home conditions need to be addressed

“When our loved ones enter a nursing home or assisted living facility, we must be able to trust that they’ll be given the best care possible and their safety and well-being is a priority. That’s why I’m so dismayed […]

Gillibrand leads letter with Senators Schumer, Menendez, Booker and Blumenthal to call on OMB Director Mick Mulvaney to protect the World Trade Center Health Program

Kirsten Gillibrand

Gillibrand leads letter with Senators Schumer, Menendez, Booker and Blumenthal to call on OMB Director Mick Mulvaney to protect the World Trade Center Health Program

WTCHP provides monitoring and treatment to more than 83,000 first responders and survivors who became sick after exposure to toxins at World Trade Center, Pentagon and Shanksville […]

BRINDISI: Congressional action to weaken Americans with Disabilities Act sets the country back 25 years

Assemblyman Brindisi and disability advocates gathered today at the Resource Center For Independent Living in Utica to express opposition to legislation that recently passed in Congress to weaken the Americans With Disabilities Act.

BRINDISI: Congressional action to weaken Americans with Disabilities Act sets the country back 25 years

Brindisi: I have heard from several […]

Morrisville State earns Tree Campus USA recognition for fifth consecutive year

Morrisville State College honored with Tree Campus USA recognition for fifth consecutive year

Morrisville State College has once again been honored for its commitment to effective urban forest management, receiving 2017 Tree Campus USA recognition by the Arbor Day Foundation.

Tree Campus USA, a national program created in 2008 […]

Schneiderman leads coalition of 23 attorneys general in suit to block Net Neutrality rollback

After Final Rule Published, Coalition of AGs File Petition to Formally Commence Lawsuit

New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman led a coalition of 23 Attorneys General in filing a petition today to formally commence their lawsuit against the Federal Communications Commission’s illegal rollback of net neutrality. The coalition filed a petition for review in […]

Colgate to host Alzheimer’s awareness game Saturday

Colgate To Host Alzheimer’s Awareness Game Saturday

All Proceeds to Benefit Alzheimer’s Association

The Colgate men’s basketball team is set to host its annual Alzheimer’s Awareness game Saturday afternoon when the Raiders welcome Holy Cross. Tipoff is slated for 2 p.m. from Cotterell Court.

The game will […]

Attorneys General Schneiderman and Becerra announce win in energy efficiency lawsuit against Trump Administration

Attorneys General Schneiderman and Becerra announce win in energy efficiency lawsuit against Trump Administration

Federal Court orders nationwide implementation of energy efficiency standards that were shelved by Trump Administration

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and California Attorney General Xavier Becerra secured a federal court ruling requiring national energy efficiency standards go into effect. Schneiderman […]

Emergency drill to be held at Morrisville State College

Emergency drill to be held at Morrisville State College

Morrisville State College will conduct an emergency drill on campus in conjunction with local law enforcement agencies Friday, March 9.

The one-day intensive training is a mock active-shooter exercise, an essential part of the college’s emergency preparedness efforts.

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MVRC welcomes executive director of the Abraham House

MVRC welcomes executive director of the Abraham House

Mohawk Valley Rotary Club welcomed guest speaker Executive Director of the Abraham House, Gina Ciaccia at their meeting today. Ciaccia presented on the history of the Abraham House, which is a welcoming home for the terminally ill, based in Utica. Ciaccia said the […]

Rome Run & Indoor Walk and Pre-Registration

Rome Run & Indoor Walk and Pre-Registration

WHAT: 16th annual Rome Run & Indoor Walk Pre-Registration sponsored by Rome Memorial Hospital

WHEN: Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018; registration begins at 8 a.m., opening ceremony begins at 9 a.m.

WHERE: Rome Free Academy, 95 Dart Circle, Rome

WHO: Heart Walk participants, volunteer leadership, heart disease and stroke […]