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Ulster County Executive positive on recovery

Ulster County Executive Pat Ryan in his 2022 State of the County Address said that the county has shown strength and resilience in the...

Hochul promises new help for business

At a joint session of the state legislature in Albany Wednesday afternoon, Gov. Kathy Hochul delivered her State of the State Address, announcing a rescue plan for small businesses that she valued at $1 billion and other items on her agenda.

BREAKING NEWS: SUNY chancellor resigns

In recent days, charges surfaced that SUNY Chancellor Jim Malatras had worked behind the scenes with members of Cuomo's staff to defend the embattled governor when he was facing increasingly louder calls to resign and was also facing possible impeachment by the state legislature.

SUNY Purchase sets presidential inauguration date after Covid delay

Dr. Milagros Peña was selected to be the president at SUNY Purchase last May and has been serving in the position since then, with a formal inauguration ceremony delayed by the Covid-19 pandemic.

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...

UPDATE: 178 COVID cases in Westchester; 2nd NYS death; Empire City...

  Empire City Casino in Yonkers closed at 6 a.m. Saturday until at least March 28, according to owner MGM Resorts International. It made the...

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.