By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Jun. 21, 2012 - 12:00 pm
With the Democratic primary less than a week away, Congressional candidate Joel Tyner has suddenly found himself in the middle of an embarrassing dustup with former campaign treasurer Misha Fredericks. On Tuesday, the day after the single debate between... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Jun. 20, 2012 - 12:12 pm
Image by Flickr user molamoni. Published under Creative Commons license. A swath of eastern New York, including Greene and Ulster counties, is under an excessive heat warning issued by the National Weather Service until 8pm tonight. Temperatures in the... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Jun. 19, 2012 - 11:45 am
Above: Video footage of the debate between Joel Tyner and Julian Schreibman, vying for the chance to run on the Democratic ticket for New York's new 19th Congressional District. Tyner and Schreibman will face each other in a Democratic primary on Tuesday... Read more
By Jason Dole on Thursday, Jun. 14, 2012 - 10:35 am
Above: Republican Congressman Chris Gibson. Photo courtesy of the Gibson campaign. While Democratic candidates Joel Tyner and Julian Schreibman will face a June primary before one of them moves on to the November election, Republican Congressman Chris... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Jun. 13, 2012 - 12:23 pm
In today's New York Times, reporter Danny Hakim writes that Gov. Andrew Cuomo's administration is quietly pursuing an entirely new plan to regulate hydraulic fracturing. Anonymous sources, including a senior Department of Environmental Conservation... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, May. 29, 2012 - 1:59 pm
Via NY-Alert: There is a tornado watch on across northeastern New York and the Capital Region, including Greene and Schoharie counties, until 9pm. The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for Central New York that includes... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, May. 25, 2012 - 7:58 pm
Above: Paul Rush, the Deputy Commissioner of the DEP, helps Jim Eisel, the Chair of the Delaware County Board of Supervisors, into a life preserver at the boat launch on the Pepacton Reservoir on May 24, 2012. Photo by Julia Reischel.  It's finally... Read more
By Andrea Girolamo on Friday, May. 18, 2012 - 6:26 pm
Above: Cycling on some Catskills roads. Photo via the Catskill Mountain Cycling Club Facebook page. Cyclists who ride the Catskills know this is a perfect place to get on the bike for a quick 20-miler. And what better time to do it than this Memorial Day... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, May. 15, 2012 - 9:57 am
A reminder: New Yorkers go to the polls today to vote for school budgets and board members. To find your local polling place, check your school district's website. Problems at the polls? Let us know at [email protected].
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, May. 10, 2012 - 11:33 am
Above: A Google map of New York State post offices that will have reduced hours under the new plan. Click on a red dot to get information about a post office's current hours and their planned reduced daily hours. Use the controls on the left to zoom in... Read more


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