Month: August 2021

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NY Lawmakers In Special Session & Hochul Extends Eviction Moratorium

State lawmakers are back in Albany today for a special session called by Governor Kathy Hochul to address New York’s rent and eviction crisis, the Open Meetings Law, and the state’s cannabis program. Governor Hochul also announced she is extending New York State’s eviction moratorium to January 15, 2022. Source: https://www.governor.ny.gov/news/governor-hochul-announces-extraordinary-session-state-legislature-set-begin-september-1

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NYSP Accepting Applicati0ns For Trooper Entrance Exam

Applications are now open for the next New York State Police Trooper Entrance Exam which is administered beginning in January. Officials say that for the first time ever the exam will be available at authorized testing centers making it more accessible than ever. Go to joinstatepolice.ny.gov for application details. Source: https://www.governor.ny.gov/news/governor-hochul-announces-applications-now-open-become-new-york-state-trooper

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Helios Care Named National Tipping Point Challenge Top 25 Finalist

Helios Care has been selected as a Top 25 finalist in the second round of The John A. Hartford Foundation Tipping Point Challenge. Helios is recognized for a program to help manage symptoms, increase comfort, and improve the quality of life for patients with a serious illness. It also provides resources for the patient’s caregivers. … Continue Reading Helios Care Named National Tipping Point Challenge Top 25 Finalist

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Opportunities For Otsego Askes Community To Take Survey

Opportunities for Otsego is in the process of working on its next Community Needs Assessment. There is a short survey posted online to get a better understanding of the needs in community and help them work with partners to address gaps. The survey link is at the City of Oneonta’s Facebook page. Source: https://www.facebook.com/cityofoneonta/posts/4241561055957465

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NY Takes New Measures to Combat COVID-19 Delta Variant

New York may soon implement weekly COVID-19 testing for unvaccinated public and charter school employees and to establish a vaccination requirement for all staff at state-regulated facilities and congregate settings. This comes after the state mandated COVID-19 vaccines for all health care workers. A timeline for the new requirements isn’t completed. Source: https://www.governor.ny.gov/news/governor-hochul-announces-new-measures-combat-covid-19-delta-variant

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Richmondville Man & Woman Killed In Car-Motorcycle Crash

A motorcyclist and his passenger are killed after car pulled out in front of them in Richmondville. Police say the rider was heading east on State Route 7 when the driver made a left turn from Hite Road causing the crash. The motorcyclist and passenger died at the scene while the car’s driver suffered minor … Continue Reading Richmondville Man & Woman Killed In Car-Motorcycle Crash