By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Mar. 18, 2015 - 11:06 am
Photo by Flickr user Vox Efx.  Today, Wednesday, March 18, is Election Day for most New York villages. Village elections in many Catskills villages are sleepy, uncontested affairs, but a few are real contests with full slates of candidates from multiple... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015 - 10:50 am
As Republican Congressman Chris Gibson was sworn into his third term in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, Jan. 6, he announced that it would be his last. In a statement, Gibson said that he will step down from the U.S. House of Representatives at the end of... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014 - 10:58 pm
Above: A segment on the Fox New Channel's Fox & Friend's talk show about inappropriate emails sent from WIOX 91.3 FM's email account to Republican Congressman Chris Gibson, who is running for re-election. The segment ran on Friday, Oct. 3. WIOX 91.3... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Sep. 9, 2014 - 12:50 pm
It's an election year, and today is the day to vote in the primaries.  The biggest race in the primary is on the Democratic ticket, where underdog candidate Zephyr Teachout is challenging New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo. Teachout is attacking Cuomo... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Friday, May. 16, 2014 - 1:17 pm
Dear Onteora Community Members, The Onteora Board of Education is pleased to announce that, for the third year in a row, our proposed annual budget will see no increase in the tax levy. There are no cuts in programs, but rather an increase in the number ... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Mar. 14, 2014 - 5:20 pm
Illustration by Flickr user Adreson Vita Sá; published under Creative Commons license. 'Tis the season for green beer -- and rural voting. The day after St. Patrick's Day, New York State's littlest municipalities head for the polls to pick their elected... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Mar. 26, 2013 - 2:14 pm
In upstate New York's smallest villages, every vote really does count. The Delaware County village of Hancock got a potent reminder of the power of the ballot box in last Tuesday's election, when incumbent mayor John Martin squeaked to victory over... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012 - 9:04 am
In Delaware County, the chance to elect the county's highest judge only comes around once every ten years. (Just as cicadas burst from the ground every decade or so, so do county judicial candidates. Both spend their brief time in the sun making as much... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Oct. 22, 2012 - 12:23 pm
In a lot of local elections, it's a challenge to find enough people to run to have a contested election. But not in the Delaware County town of Sidney, where five people are running for two seats on the town council in the November 6 election. Sidney,... 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]


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