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  • Beautification nominees sought in Ballston Spa

    Beautification nominees sought in Ballston Spa BALLSTON — The Ballston Spa Business & Professional Association is acceptin nominations for its 2020 Property Beautification Awards competition through Sept. 4. The competition, sponsored by Curtis Lumber, recognizes the restoration, renovation, new build, and beautification efforts by homeowners and businesses in Ballston…

  • Schoharie County businesses offered Covid-19 loans, grants

    Schoharie County businesses offered Covid-19 loans, grants The Schoharie Economic Enterprise Corp. is offering loans of up to $5,000 and grants up to $2,500 to assist businesses in getting over their “reopening hump” following the Covid-19 pandemic. Source: Times Unition Schoharie County businesses offered Covid-19 loans, grants

  • Labor unions call for increased taxes on wealthiest New Yorkers

    Labor unions call for increased taxes on wealthiest New Yorkers ALBANY – Some of the largest unions in New York are calling on state lawmakers to increase taxes on the wealthy to avoid sweeping cuts to sectors like health care and education. Leaders of 1199SEIU, New York State United…

  • BREAKING: Bad weather postpones SpaceX flight

    BREAKING: Bad weather postpones SpaceX flight

    BREAKING: Bad weather postpones SpaceX flight CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The launch of a SpaceX rocket ship with two NASA astronauts on a history-making flight into orbit has been called off with 16 minutes to go in the countdown because of the danger of lightning. Liftoff is rescheduled…

  • Pool sales making a splash during quarantine

    Pool sales making a splash during quarantine Normally, the Perry kids would spend the summer playing baseball, going to camp and making weekend trips to their family’s cottage in Vermont. But because of COVID-19, their baseball season is on hold, camps are canceled and Vermont is off limits for…

  • Bad weather postpones first launch of NASA astronauts from Florida in nine years. Next attempt is Saturday.

    Bad weather postpones first launch of NASA astronauts from Florida in nine years. Next attempt is Saturday. CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (AP) — Bad weather postpones first launch of NASA astronauts from Florida in nine years. Next attempt is Saturday. The post Bad weather postpones first launch of NASA astronauts…

  • Coronavirus death toll reaches 100,000 in U.S., experts reaffirm social distancing

    Coronavirus death toll reaches 100,000 in U.S., experts reaffirm social distancing America hit a somber benchmark in the coronavirus pandemic, with the U.S. death toll reaching 100,000.         Source: Rochester New York Latest News Coronavirus death toll reaches 100,000 in U.S., experts reaffirm social distancing

  • Monroe County COVID-19 nursing home related fatalities are over 50% of county total

    Monroe County COVID-19 nursing home related fatalities are over 50% of county total Fatalities at Monroe County nursing homes stand at 106, more than half of the total deaths from COVID-19 here.         Source: Rochester New York Latest News Monroe County COVID-19 nursing home related fatalities are over 50%…