Three men from the Schenectady area required forest ranger help last week after unexpectedly encountering winter conditions on Mt. Marcy, the state's highest peak, the state Department of Environmental Conservation said.
WILLIAM NEUMAN/The New York Times
October 23, 2016
In a normal year, down-ballot candidates in the home state of their party’s presidential nominee count on Election Day to provide a big boost from voters energized to send their candidate to the White House. But nothing this year is normal.
The federal lawsuit, which was brought against Stewart's Shops in 2014, alleged Stewart’s employees worked time for which they weren’t paid, and made other allegations of state and federal labor law violations.
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman’s office recently announced that 76 cities, towns and villages across the state are splitting $12.6 million to combat the proliferation "zombie homes” and to help homeowners avoid foreclosure.
“I would say this overall is probably the best weekend for leaf-peeping in New York State,” said Eric Scheffel, a spokesman for Empire State Development’s “I Love NY” program, as he looked forward to reds, rusts, oranges and yellows.
A walk and rally was held Tuesday to mark the 10-year anniversary of the state Court of Appeals’ landmark decision that stated all New York children had a constitutional right to a “sound basic education.”