Monthly Archives: March 2020

  • ‘Coronavirus: Facts Not Fear’ evening update – March 31, 2020

    ‘Coronavirus: Facts Not Fear’ evening update – March 31, 2020 As the nation finds itself deep in the throes of a pandemic, Nexstar stations from around the country are providing updates each night at 9 p.m./8 CST with the latest coronavirus headlines. Source: Buffalo New York’s Latest News ‘Coronavirus:…

  • Broome-Tioga BOCES program feeding thousands of children for free becomes more accessible, safer

    Broome-Tioga BOCES program feeding thousands of children for free becomes more accessible, safer

    Broome-Tioga BOCES program feeding thousands of children for free becomes more accessible, safer (WBNG) — Since Broome-Tioga BOCES started handing out free meals to children across the Southern Tier about two weeks ago, changes have been made to improve the program. The meals have fed thousands of children who…

  • Saratoga County removes administrators from overtime pay

    Saratoga County removes administrators from overtime pay BALLSTON SPA – Amidst a public and internal backlash, Saratoga County Chairman Preston Allen announced that the county will no longer pay time-and-a-half to its salaried administrators and other essential employees for every hour they work during the pandemic. Instead, the county…

  • Dan Schaffer – 12 Sports Athlete of the Week

    Dan Schaffer – 12 Sports Athlete of the Week

    Dan Schaffer – 12 Sports Athlete of the Week Binghamton runner and Maine-Endwell graduate, Dan Schaffer, just finished off a historic season but it was cut short due to the coronavirus. Unmute Play Remaining Ad Time Ad – 00:00 VESTAL (WBNG) – Binghamton runner and Maine-Endwell graduate Dan Schaffer…

  • Hard-to-count area in Troy, other cities in focus on Census Day

    Hard-to-count area in Troy, other cities in focus on Census Day TROY – Capital Roots is the frontline community organization that government officials want working in hard-to-count neighborhoods like North Central until the coronavirus pandemic knocked out the non-profit’s careful plans for the 2020 Census. Due to social distancing…

  • Capital Region first responder cases of COVID-19 on the rise

    Capital Region first responder cases of COVID-19 on the rise ALBANY – Health-care workers. Law enforcement. Firefighters. As hospitals have ended community testing, saving their remaining coronavirus tests for those who need them the most, the scope of the disease’s impact on first responders is becoming clearer. Source: Times…

  • State extends expirations on vehicle inspections and five-hour course certificates

    State extends expirations on vehicle inspections and five-hour course certificates NIAGARA COUNTY, N.Y. (WIVB)–The Niagara County Clerk says the state is extending expirations for vehicle inspections and five-hour course certificates. The state previously extended all driver’s licenses, non-driver ID cards and vehicle registrations with an expiration date of March…

  • Free medication delivery at pharmacies statewide because of covid-19. Check here for the list of pharmacies

    Free medication delivery at pharmacies statewide because of covid-19. Check here for the list of pharmacies Some pharmacies in Erie County are helping customers get their prescriptions. Pharmacies across the state, and locally, are offering free home delivery for medication, after a new mandate from Governor Andrew Cuomo. Deliveries…