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By Lissa Harris on Monday, May. 7, 2012 - 4:36 pm
President Barack Obama will be paying a visit to Albany on Tuesday to get a look at upstate New York's flourishing high-tech manufacturing sector. But the Times-Union's Jimmy Vielkind talked to some insiders who say Obama is in the Capital to see the... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Apr. 11, 2012 - 5:11 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo at the Middleburgh Fire Department today, announcing that New York State will cover the local share of flood recovery costs in 25 counties. Photo by David Avitabile of the Schoharie County Times Journal; reproduced by permission. Local... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Apr. 11, 2012 - 9:59 am
Gov. Andrew Cuomo will pay a visit to the Schoharie County town of Middleburgh today at 12:30 to make a public announcement about flood recovery in the area. Cuomo will be at the headquarters of the Middleburgh Fire Department, at 127 Railroad Avenue. On... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Mar. 14, 2012 - 10:41 am
Photo: The Wanatuska Moguls at Belleayre on Tuesday, March 13. From Belleayre Mountain's Facebook page. The New York State Senate has staked out a position on the Belleayre Ski Center in their budget proposal: They're willing to let ORDA have Belleayre,... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Mar. 7, 2012 - 11:54 am
Above: A freshly-poured beer from Brewery Ommegang. Photo by Flickr user Bandita.  Governor Andrew Cuomo wants New York State to create a "farm breweries" license that would allow local farms with on-site breweries and wineries to conduct tastings, run... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Feb. 27, 2012 - 12:44 pm
Above: A photo taken by a Watershed Post reader in Fleischmanns Park on August 31, 2011, after the Irene floods. Six months later, Fleischmanns still must undertake millions of dollars' worth of rebuilding work, which has been stalled while the village... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Sunday, Feb. 19, 2012 - 11:44 pm
Above: A Belleayre Mountain ski lift on February 19, the day after five workers caused delays on the slopes by calling in sick.  Photo via the Belleayre Mountain Facebook page.  Three lift mechanics and two electricians called in sick from their jobs at... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Feb. 17, 2012 - 12:36 am
With the clock ticking on a deadline set by Gov. Andrew Cuomo, state officials and teachers' unions have brokered a deal that will create a new system for evaluating teachers. The New York Times reports that Cuomo threatened to use his gubernatorial... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Feb. 13, 2012 - 7:00 pm
Today, Gov. Andrew Cuomo's office announced the awarding of grants of roughly $50,000 each by the New York Department of State to 13 towns and villages in upstate New York, for rebuilding from the Irene and Lee floods. The list of awardees includes the... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2012 - 12:16 pm
A New York Times headline yesterday: "After Early Gallop, Albany Slows to Crawl in Making Decision on Gas Drilling." Reporter Mireya Navarro points to an accumulating pile of evidence that New York State's government is a good deal less enamored of... Read more


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