Wednesday Mar 5
GOP County Official Announces Run for NY Governor
A top county official from New York City's northern suburbs announced Wednesday that he will run for governor, launching an uphill fight to unseat heavily favored incumbent Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
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Wednesday Mar 5
Poll: NY, NJ, Va. Voters Support National Gun Registry
Overwhelming majorities of people in Virginia, New York, and New Jersey support establishing a national gun registry, despite the wide variations of gun ownership and laws in those states, a new poll has found.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
MILLER: Huge majorities on East Coast support national gun registry
A shocking poll released Tuesday shows overwhelming majorities of people in Virginia, New York and New Jersey support a national gun registry.
Hillary Clinton more popular than Chris Christie in New Jersey
Hillary Clinton has a higher favorability rating than the president and other political figures, including some possible rivals, in three important states, according to a new poll.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Business Council pledges support for Common Core
Heather Briccetti, president and CEO of The Business Council of New York State, says there is no reason to stop rolling out the Common Core learning standards.
WNYC-AM New York
Westchester Cty Executive Expected to Launch NY Gubernatorial Bid
Republicans are preparing to announce their candidate for governor of New York and Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino is expressing interest in the job.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Albany Times Union
Turning dreams into reality
Kim Deso, who recently completed a course for entrepreneurs offered by St. Rose College and the Community Loan Fund, stands in her new wellness business office Friday morning, Feb. 28, 2014, in Colonie, N.Y. Paul Stewart speaks to a class at Siena College regarding his work at the Community Loan Fund of the Capital Region Friday morning, Feb. 28, ... (more)
Common Core moratorium likely
It appears the New York State Assembly is prepared to consider a moratorium on the controversial Common Core curriculum and assessments in New York State is likely.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
The Journal News
Rob Astorino governor bid would seek contrast with Andrew Cuomo
Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino said he would offer a sharp contrast to Gov. Andrew Cuomo in a gubernatorial run and that Cuomo hasn't led a revival of the state's economy as the governor claims.
Greenwich FD Hires New Recruit And Says Good-Bye To A Veteran
Friday was a day of coming and going for the Greenwich Fire Department. Greenwich First Selectman Peter Tesei, who's the town's Fire Commissioner, swore in recruit Jason Jeracka in an early afternoon ceremony at Greenwich Town Hall, all the while bidding a farewell to Fire Marshal James McDonald, who retired Feb. 28 after 27 years of service.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Siena Poll: Cuomo Ratings Drop, but Still Top GOP Challenger
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's favorability and job performance ratings have fallen, says a new survey, but he still continues to lead his Republican challenger, Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino, by several percentage points.
NYers Support Minimum Wage Increases on Local Level, Polls Finds
The majority of New York voters say they are in support of giving municipalities the power to raise their own minimum wages.
State of the Capital Region looks bright with scattered clouds of concern
CEOs are more optimistic in the Albany region than anywhere else in New York. But there are some looming concerns about how well prepared young people are to enter the workforce.
The Miami Herald
Poll: Most in NY back locally set minimum wages
A new poll shows 73 percent of New York voters support giving municipalities the authority to raise the minimum wage locally, something Gov. Andrew Cuomo opposes and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio advocates for his city.
Albany Times Union
A new Siena Research Institute poll finds voters divided over whether the Common Core educational standards are too demanding , not demanding enough or about right , and whether they help to prepare students for the adult world .
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Poll: NY voters split on the Common Core, back moratorium
State Education Commissioner John King, center, looks around during a Common Core Forum held at Brighton High School.
Sat Feb 15, 2014
Poll: Roosevelt seen as top first lady
Former first lady Eleanor Roosevelt is the top-ranked first lady in American history, according to a new poll, with Michelle Obama entering the list in fifth place.
Tue Feb 11, 2014
Minor League Ball
Top Hitting Performances From the 2013 Draft
Players are starting their professional careers earlier than ever before now with the new collective bargaining agreement.