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WW II veteran who said no thanks to Purple Heart awarded for being...
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Sat Mar 08, 2014
U.S. veteran honored 70 yrs after saying "no thanks" to Purple Heart
An 89-year-old U.S. World War Two veteran who was wounded when his plane crashed in occupied France in 1944 received a Purple Heart medal on Saturday, an honor he declined 70 years ago.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Seth Rogen's Alzheimer's statement draws needed attention to the disease
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Wed Mar 05, 2014
Democrats launch first attack on John Katko, claim he will align with Tea Party in race for Congress
Democrats today launched their first campaign attack on John Katko, only days after he received the Republican and Conservative Party endorsements in the 24th Congressional District.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Conservative Party endorses John Katko to challenge Rep. Dan Maffei
Former federal prosecutor John Katko picked up another big endorsement today when the Conservative Party committees in the 24th Congressional District decided to back his campaign.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Republican Katko says fighting Syracuse gangs prepared him for Congressional race
Republican Party members in the 24th Congressional District voted to challenge U.S. Rep. Dan Maffei, D-Syracuse, with a former federal prosecutor who says fighting gangs has made him tough, quick on his feet and able to talk to anyone.
Live coverage: Central New York Republicans pick candidates for Congress, NYS Legislature
Republican Party committee members from Onondaga, Cayuga, Oswego and Wayne counties will endorse a candidate today to run for the 24th Congressional District seat against Rep. Dan Maffei.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Eight potential Maffei opponents make a case to Republicans, Conservatives
Who is the best candidate to challenge Rep. Dan Maffei, a Democrat running for re-election in November's mid-term election? Is it a combat veteran of the U.S. Army or a former prosecutor who helped take down the Boot Camp gang in Syracuse? Is it a woman who employed 200 people at a nursing home? An economist? An accountant? Someone who has a head ... (more)
Former gang prosecutor Katko receives federal award
A former federal prosecutor who stepped down from the job to run for Congress was one of four recipients of an annual award given to assistant U.S. attorneys in the Northern District of New York.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Republicans seeking the nomination for the 24th Congressional DIstrict, in their own words
Central New York Republicans will gather at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 1, at the Palace Theater in Syracuse to choose a candidate in the 24th Congressional District.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Rep. Dan Maffei appoints 29 to small business advisory council
Twenty-nine Central New Yorkers will serve on a new Small Business Advisory Council established by U.S. Rep. Dan Maffei to advise him on the challenges facing small business.
Commentary: 'We have turned left into foreign territory'
These last weeks of interviews with the various town and county committees that make up the 24th Congressional District have given me a valuable insight into the deep concerns you have about the affairs of our nation.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Food stamp budget leaves Dan Maffei hungry
He's been living on a food stamp budget of $4.20 a day since Saturday as part of the SNAP Challenge.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Republicans will choose nominee for Congress at March 1 convention in Syracuse
Central New York Republican leaders have decided to choose their candidate for the 24th Congressional District at a nominating convention March 1 at the Palace Theater in Syracuse.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
Company news: Laurie Walker appointed regional director at Hillside Family of Agencies
Laurie Walker has joined Hillside Family of Agencies as regional director, relationship management and marketing.
Sun Feb 16, 2014
Republicans pick their fight: the 24th Congressional District
Voters deserve choices, and they will have them this election year in the 24th Congressional District.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
Rep. Dan Maffei wants to start a community discussion about infrastructure
U.S. Rep. Dan Maffei will begin a series of community discussions next week that will explore ways of improving Central New York's infrastructure and boosting the economy.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
How to meet the 8 Republicans who want to challenge Rep. Dan Maffei
Republican Party leaders are conducting closed-door interviews this month with eight candidates who want the party's designation to challenge Rep. Dan Maffei in November.
Tue Feb 11, 2014
NY Minute: Cuomo's property tax rebates would land in mailboxes during election year
Gov. Andrew Cuomo is in Albany today with no public schedule. The day's budget hearing covers mental hygiene and workforce development.