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Schools in NY to remain closed for balance of school year;...

Schools in New York state will remain closed for the balance of the current school year, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced today. Cuomo said...

24-hour disinfecting for Metro-North, rest of downstate public transit

The entire public transportation system in downstate New York, and that includes the Metro-North commuter rail service, will be disinfected every 24 hours under...

NY State Attorney General James extends debt collection relief

People and businesses named in more than 165,000 debt collection matters that were being pursued by the New York State Office of the Attorney...

New Rochelle rabbi has COVID-19; County Executive Latimer tells residents to...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hqktCWx2Sno A rabbi at the temple Young Israel of New Rochelle, which is where the 50-year-old attorney who was the first person to be diagnosed...

Why are New York’s community colleges losing students in a strong...

“More people are working instead of taking classes,” said Westchester Community College spokesman Patrick Hennessey.

Purchase College to launch academic partnership with Upstate Medical University

The new program will allow students to attend the Purchase school for their undergraduate studies then be guaranteed admission to the Syracuse school for a medical degree. 

SUNY Orange, Dutchess Community College to launch student emergency aid

The program will provide financial help to students facing situation that could impact their studies, such as a medical emergency or loss of employment.

Locals among those cited by SUNY chancellor

Nancy L. Zimpher, chancellor of the State University of New York, has named 361 faculty and staff receive the 2016-17 Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence.

Rockland Community College appoints new president

Former LaGuardia Community College administrator Michael A. Baston starts the job July 1.

Report: Cuomo’s free tuition plan could cost jobs, tax revenue

A Commission on Independent Colleges & Universities report estimates the Mid-Hudson Valley region could lose 2,856 jobs and $11.2 million in lost tax revenue.

Cuomo: State completes $9.2 million energy efficiency project at Purchase College

The project is expected to save the college, part of the SUNY system, about $400,000 per year on energy costs.

Purchase College plans senior living community on campus

The college, which is part of the SUNY system, will team up with a private senior care company to build and operate 385 units for seniors 62 and older on 40 acres of Purchase’s 500-acre campus.

SUNY Chancellor Zimpher to step down in 2017

State University of New York Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher will step down in 2017, SUNY announced Tuesday. Zimpher, who will turn 70 in October, has guided...

Cuomo expands $15 minimum wage to 28,000 SUNY employees

State university employees will begin a gradual salary uptick in February when hourly salaries increase to $9.75 and will reach $15 by July 2021.

Minority students sought for New York STEM scholarships

The state partners with nonprofits to recruit top high school graduates for tuition-free college studies in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.