Published story with audio: click here U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue was in upstate New York Monday. He was joined by local lawmakers to hear from grain and dairy farmers. Perdue joined Republican Congressmembers John Faso of the 19th House District, Elise Stefanik of the 21st, and Claudia Tenney of the 22nd. They toured... Continue Reading →
Published story with audio: click here Schenectady Mayor Gary McCarthy appointed a new public safety commissioner today at city hall. The appointment comes after a state court decision affirming the power of the public safety commissioner to serve as the disciplinary watchdog for the police and fire departments. Michael Eidens was sworn in as Schenectady’s... Continue Reading →
Full story with audio: click here Albany County District Attorney David Soares announced on Monday the arrest of two alleged Capital Region drug traffickers as part of a year-long investigation. Soares says 37-year-old Darrell B. Chapman of Rensselaer and and 20-year-old Lacee Sousis of Troy were apprehended on the morning of October 18 as they... Continue Reading →
Full story with audio: click here Dr. Kristina Johnson has begun her tenure as State University of New York Chancellor, hoping to make SUNY campuses a beacon of economic development across the state. She spoke with reporters on Tuesday in Albany. Johnson’s first order of business was getting to know her colleagues, and discovering the... Continue Reading →
Car accidents have been on the decline for 16 years, but now trends are beginning to reverse. Legislators and advocates blame distracted driving, which often goes uninvestigated without driver admission or a witness. The Legislative Gazette’s Katie Carroll reports on a proposed bill in New York that could change that. “Evan’s law,” named after 19-year-old... Continue Reading →
Research into the global threat of antibiotic resistance to pathogens and illness, as well as natural remedies to combat the growing problem in the future. By Katherine Carroll at University of Technology, Sydney Australia.
A book swap for the Indigenous Literacy fund as well as celebrity guest speakers were just some of the festivities at Indigenous Literacy day, Sept. 1st 2015 at the Sydney Opera House.