A New York State Supreme Court judge struck down Governor Kathy Hochul’s mask mandate Monday, ruling that Hochul and the State Department of Health did not have the authority to enact the mandate without approval from the State Legislature.
Stopping the spread of the coronavirus has meant those infected must go into quarantine. However for many, that may be difficult or impossible. To ease the burden, the Broome County Health Department offers several resources to ensure that anyone can isolate themselves safely and worry-free.
On Jan. 3, the U.S. reported a single-day number of daily COVID-19 cases topping more than 1 million according to Johns Hopkins University. To combat it the White House is preparing to issue 500 million at-home rapid COVID tests.
The Vestal Town Board will meet in special session on Monday, Dec. 27th to vote on an “employment separation agreement” between Police Chief John Butler and the town, according to information posted on the town’s website late this week.
A prosecutor says former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo won’t face criminal charges after a female state trooper said she felt “completely violated” by his unwanted touching at an event at a Long Island racetrack in September 2019.
SUNY Chancellor Jim Malatras announced he will step down from his position Thursday morning following the release of text messages that revealed he mocked one of the women who accused former Governor Andrew Cuomo of sexual harassment.
A woman who lodged a sexual harassment allegation against former CNN anchor Chris Cuomo was “disgusted” by what she saw as his hypocrisy and attempts to discredit women who made similar allegations against his brother. The woman’s lawyer released a statement Sunday.
Governor Kathy Hochul announced Tuesday that all New York State residents enrolled in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) will receive the maximum allowable level of food benefits for November.
A prosecutor investigating accusations that former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo groped a woman has asked a judge for more time, saying the criminal complaint filed last week by the local sheriff was "potentially defective."