Tioga County Legislature Chairwoman Martha Sauerbrey has reported testing is available at the following locations for those who are interested: Binghamton University - Binghamton University will be the testing location for the coronavirus in the area. State government has expanded testing to... Read More.
New York State United Teachers President Andy Pallotta would rather see Gov. Andrew Cuomo's idea of "reimaging" schools needs to start with increased support staff, smaller class sizes, more nurses and taxes on ultra-wealthy NYers to provide additional money for education.
The blood drive on Thursday at the Owego Elks Lodge has about 30 appointments toward its goal of 45 donations. American Red Cross is urging donors who are feeling healthy to donate blood to maintain the supply for patients who rely... Read More.
Amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today outlined additional guidelines for when regions can re-open. The state will monitor four core factors to determine if a region can re-open: New Infections:
It’s week No. 8 for the COVID-19 coronavirus to dominate the news each day in the Southern Tier. It’s only the month of May but a big question being asked by hundreds of school district superintendents is: “What about summer school in New... Read More.
We told you late last week about the increasing demand on local food pantries during the COVID-19 crisis. At that time, we said Gov. Andrew Cuomo had promised emergency money to food pantries. Now, Cuomo says the checks are in the mail.
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced the results of the state's completed antibody testing study show 12.3 percent of the population have COVID-19 antibodies. The survey developed a baseline infection rate by testing 15,000 people at grocery stores and community centers across the state... Read More.
Balancing economic benefits and public health risks, Governor Tom Wolf has announced the reopening of 24 counties in the northwest and north-central regions of the... Read More.
Broome County Executive Jason Garnar announced Friday that he is not renewing the ‘no unnecessary travel’ emergency order signed in March regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. All emergency orders are renewed every five days and as the State begins to move toward regional reopening the team at... Read More.
Amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced all K-12 schools and college facilities statewide will remain closed for the rest of the academic year and will continue to provide distance learning during that time. The schools... Read More.