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  • Teddy an emergency stand-in

    Teddy an emergency stand-in Response team leaders Chris Warriner from Yates County and Mark Burger from Onondaga County were among 60 people from around the state to take part in the first statewide Disaster Response Bootcamp training on Sunday at Lawson’s Lake in Feura Bush. Attendees used stuffed animals…

  • Money sought for museums' educational programs

    Money sought for museums' educational programs A bill gaining a groundswell of support in the state Legislature aims to remedy that absence by establishing a competitive grant program administered by the State Education Department. If passed, starting in the 2018-19 budget year, the grants would be available to provide…

  • Cuts to SNAP spell danger

    Cuts to SNAP spell danger In New York, 2.9 million people benefit from food stamps, now known as Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program or SNAP. The cuts are consistent with President Trump’s overall approach to social programs, excluding major entitlements like Social Security and Medicare. “Congresswoman Stefanik opposes President Trump’s…

  • Former Catholic Church in historic neighborhood faces uncertainty

    Former Catholic Church in historic neighborhood faces uncertainty A beleaguered, vacant church in the city’s South End that once had a nonprofit promise to resurrect the structure continues to face uncertainty years after one of the nonprofit’s members was accused of stealing tenants’ security deposits. Khan was found guilty…

  • Developer proposes Colonie senior living campus

    Developer proposes Colonie senior living campus The Colonie Planning Board is scheduled to review a sketch plan Tuesday night of Ridgeview Meadows at North Colonie, a development just north of Boght Road that is proposed to have senior apartments, carriage-style homes and separate assisted living and memory care centers.…