After what she called an incredible eight months (runnIng for president), New York Sen. Kristen Gillibrand, a Democrat, has ended her campaign for the democratic nomination to run for president of the United States. https://www.facebook.com/62483080217/posts/10157342030780218/
Congress has passed measures to keep the government open and the president says he will declare a national emergency to protect the southern border. Both of those headlines has drawn a response from local congressman Anthony Brindisi. In a statement released last night, he... Read More.
President Trump delivered his State of the Union to a divided congress. He called for unity. Local congressman Anthony Brindisi reacted to the speech. He said that the president highlighted some areas where he hopes he can find common ground. Brindisi said working together... Read More.
Two members of Congress who represent the southern tier held town hall meetings on Saturday. In both cases the recent government shutdown and border security were common themes. Republican Representative Tom Reed called the sticking points “political theater.” He said the problem-solvers caucus, which... Read More.
New York Democrat - US Senator Chuck Schumer told a gaggle of reporter’s Sunday - he was grateful the shutdown had finally come to an end. And although, the government will only be funded for another three weeks, Schumer believes federal workers will not... Read More.
December is National Drunk and Drugged Driving Month. Approximately one-third of all traffic crash fatalities in the United States involve drivers with blood alcohol concentrations of .08 or higher. In the United States drunk-driving crashes claim more than 10,000 lives per year. Prescription drugs,... Read More.
National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW) is an annual, week long observance to remind Americans that it’s not too late to get a flu shot. The observance was established in 2005 by the Centers for Disease Control in response to information that influenza vaccination declines... Read More.
Today is election day. The polls in New York opened at 6AM and will close at 9PM. In Pennsylvania, the polls opened at 7AM and will close at 8PM. The key races are for Governor, Attorney General, Comptroller, State Assembly, United States Senator,... Read More.
The man who fatally shot two people at a Tallahassee yoga studio has tied to the Southern Tier. 40-year-old Scott Beierle appears to have been a student at Vestal High School. He also attended Binghamton University from 1997 to 2002, graduating with a political... Read More.
A vigil for the victims of the Tree of Life Congregation shooting was held last night at the Jewish Community Center in Vestal. The event was intended to show that our community is stronger than hate and to show solidarity with the Jewish community... Read More.
On Saturday at about 1:55PM, the New York State Police and the Schoharie County Sheriff's Department responded to a motor vehicle crash at the intersection of State Route 30 and State Route 30-A in the town of Schoharie. A 2001 Ford Excursion limousine was... Read More.