Two forums for candidates seeking to represent parts of Auburn on the Cayuga County Legislature will take place this week at Cayuga Community College.
The opening comes nearly three months after Canada opened its land borders to vaccinated Americans. However, significant differences will remain over how the two nations manage their newly reopened land border crossings.
ROCHESTER — Two men from the Rochester area have been charged in a federal indictment with pepper-spraying police officers during the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol.
Gov. Kathy Hochul advocated for New Yorkers to get a seasonal flu shot during a briefing held Wednesday, and she received her shot during the event.
ALBANY — New York health care workers will be able to seek religious exemptions from a statewide COVID-19 vaccine mandate as a lawsuit challenging the requirement proceeds, a federal judge ruled Tuesday.
The first phase of the reopening will begin in early November, when fully vaccinated Canadians and Mexicans with proper travel documentation will be allowed to cross U.S. land borders for nonessential reasons.
ALBANY — New York has decriminalized the possession and sale of hypodermic needles and syringes as part of new laws signed this week by Gov. Kathy Hochul that supporters hope will reduce the number of people who die of drug overdoses.
The board announced it is greatly expanding the list of who can prescribe medical marijuana – to include everyone from dentists to midwives.
Gov. Kathy Hochul addressed attendees at the annual New York State Firefighters Memorial service on Tuesday in Albany.
ALBANY — A looming Oct. 7 vaccination mandate for New York home health workers is projected to have profound impacts on an industry that delivers medical services to frail seniors and disabled persons at their residences.
Syracuse University will pay $3.7 million to settle a lawsuit brought by five female faculty members who claimed they were paid less than their male counterparts who held equivalent positions.
NEW YORK — After being vaulted into office two months ago, New York Gov. Kathy Hochul is preparing to run for the job in her own right next year.
Leona Bench was left with discharge papers from a Westchester hospital and a note from her incarcerated niece saying the newborn baby girl should be in her care.
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ALBANY — Former New York City Health Commissioner Mary Bassett will become the top health official in the state as it seeks to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Kathy Hochul announced Wednesday.
NEW YORK — New York Gov. Kathy Hochul has encouraged religious-minded people to get a COVID-19 vaccine by saying it is God's will that they get inoculated.
ALBANY — Thousands of health care workers in New York faced with either getting the COVID-19 vaccine or losing their jobs received at least one dose as the statewide mandate neared, according to state figures.
ALBANY — As the deadline closed in for hospital and nursing home workers in New York state to be vaccinated against COVID-19, Gov. Kathy Hochul made an 11th-hour plea to holdout health care workers to get inoculated.
ALBANY — Gov. Kathy Hochul said Saturday she is prepared to call in medically trained National Guard members, retirees and workers outside New York to address potential staffing shortages caused by an approaching vaccine mandate for health care workers.
ALBANY — New York might be on track to exhaust its $2.1 billion pandemic relief fund for undocumented workers, just weeks after it began accepting applications.
Hochul again urged parents whose children are eligible for shots to have them roll up their sleeves, and also sent the same message to health care workers who will be barred from working in the state as of Monday if they are unvaccinated.
During a COVID-19 briefing on Thursday, Gov. Kathy Hochul spoke about Monday's deadline for health care workers in New York state's hospitals and long-term care facilities to get vaccinated.
There are some large asterisks for the $208 billion state budget, the largest in history despite Covid. Chief among them: the unknowable future.
The letter, not proactively released by the Hochul administration, was obtained Monday morning by The Buffalo News.
ALBANY — State Inspector General Letizia Tagliafierro, a longtime aide to former Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, has resigned from her post as the executive branch's top internal-affairs watchdog, according to her office.
Gov. Kathy Hochul on Wednesday announced an expansion of the types of facilities where masks must be worn as a COVID-19 spread prevention measure.