One day after running away with their respective party nominations in the 19th Congressional District primary, Democrat Zephyr Teachout and Republican John Faso are gearing up to face each other for a seat that will be highly sought after by both parties on the national level.
While waiting for Gov. Andrew Cuomo to sign a bill giving the Capital District Transportation Authority management authority over the region’s taxi service, CDTA staff has begun working on the necessary regulations.
A Schoharie County official said he’s waiting on a routine approval from the Federal Emergency Management Agency before work can begin to replace the Blenheim Bridge. The original bridge spanned Schoharie Creek and was the longest surviving covered single-span bridge in the world before it was washed away by Tropical Storm Irene in 2011.
A city woman is accused of falsely claiming her granddaughter lived with her and failing to disclose that a relative owned her apartment, thereby receiving thousands of dollars to which she wasn’t entitled, authorities said.
Schenectady County Community College trustees were made aware of President Steady Moono’s May 5 drunken driving arrest within 24 hours, according to emails provided to The Daily Gazette in response to a public records request.
Early election results showed the two major party front runners in the 19th Congressional District race coasting to primary victories on Tuesday night with comfortable margins separating them and their opponents.
The arbitrary and capricious winter of 2016 was also far from normal for maple syrup producers, but in a good way. New York’s maple producers set a new production record for the state this year, surpassing 2015 — which was itself a 70-year high — by 18 percent.