Press & Sun-Bulletin
Poll: Corruption sours NYers' view of state government
New Yorkers are bracing for more corruption arrests in Albany and believe state government is getting more dysfunctional, a Siena College poll released today found.
Mon May 13, 2013
World-Herald editorial: FURTHERMORE
A Brooklyn state senator last week became the 32nd New York state official caught in a corruption case in the past seven years.
Fri May 10, 2013
40 Under 40: George LaMarche
As managing partner of a law firm he founded, LaMarche can put in some long hours.
Thu May 09, 2013
Consumer sentiment among Upstate New Yorkers trails other groups
Consumer sentiment changed little in New York in April, although buying plans for some big-ticket items moved slightly higher.
Mon May 06, 2013
32 NY officials snared for corruption in 7 years
With the arrest Monday of another former state Senate majority leader, Albany has seen 32 state level officials snared in corruption cases in the past seven years.
Thu May 02, 2013
PRLog US Entertainment
Northeastern New York Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association Presents "A Reason to Hope" Gala
May 1, 2013 - ALBANY, N.Y. -- The Northeastern New York Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association, a not-for-profit organization that works to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through research and support to those affected by the disease, will hold "A Reason to Hope," its Spring gala on Saturday, May 4, 2013 at the Hilton Hotel in downtown Albany.
Wed May 01, 2013
Tulip Queen finalists announced
With 100,000 tulips in bloom in Albany's Washington Park, the five finalists for the Tulip Queen were announced Wednesday.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Albany Times Union
At HVCC, a ticket to ride in bus offer
A CDTA bus pulls up to a bus stop in front of the ShopRite on Central Ave. on Tuesday, April 30, 2013 in Albany, N.Y. Transit authority has seen ridership climb thanks in large part to its universal access program, which has encouraged people who get bus passes as an employee perk to use them for more than just commuting.
Sun Apr 28, 2013
Cuomo's political appeal drops, polls show
A Siena College survey found that just 42 percent of upstate residents said they would vote for Cuomo in 2014, compared with 52 percent who preferred "someone else." A few days later, Marist College reported that 39 percent upstate said they would back Cuomo; 33 percent said they wouldn't and 15 percent said it depends who is running.
Sat Apr 27, 2013
New Jersey Herald
NY pols fighting corruption, avoiding major steps
Former state Comptroller Alan Hevesi went to prison for influence-peddling at the state's massive pension fund and gets by these days on a $105,941 pension.
Wed Apr 24, 2013
Will George W. Bush Ever Get Historians on His Side?
Nearly 60 percent of the historians and political scientists in a 2006 Siena College survey rated George W. Bush's presidency a failure -- an unscientific sampling that echoed public dismay over Bush's handling of Hurricane Katrina and the Iraq war.
Victim's mom forgives driver in mixer accident
MANILA The mother of a college student who was crushed to death by a cement mixer has found forgiveness in her heart, even as she is still reeling from the tragedy of losing her only child.
Tue Apr 23, 2013
Female college student dies in crash
Members of the MMDA rescue team try to pull out the body of Marie Cherry Inzon from beneath a cement mixer that crashed and pinned a jeepney on Tuesday.
North County Public Radio
Corruption still Albany's topic A
What to do about corruption in the ranks is the dominant topic for the New York State legislature for the second week in a row.
Mon Apr 22, 2013
Press & Sun-Bulletin
"Prefer Someone Else" beats Cuomo upstate: poll
Gov. Andrew Cuomo's re-election support in upstate New York has eroded over the past four months, a Siena College poll today found.
City Room: In Poll, Voters Show Deep Distrust of Albany
After a pair of New York State legislators were charged in unrelated corruption scandals this month, more than 80 percent of voters say they believe that additional lawmakers are likely to be arrested for ethical malfeasance in the near future, according to a poll released Monday.