Politics

Cuomo Adds Rhode Island to Travel List, Removes Some Others
Another day, another update to the New York Covid-19 quarantine travel list.  Well, actually I think the more formal name is the 'travel advisory list'.
Either way, there's updates.  It seems hard to keep up with since each day it seems like something is changing...
Hard Liquor Now Allowed in Ice Cream Too
Wine, cider, and beer ice creams are already allowed in New York.  But now?  Well, hard liquor got the approval as well.
Governor Cuomo approved the inclusion of hard liquor in ice cream recently.  So instead of just a whiskey drink, a vodka drink, or a lager drink, you can enjoy &apos…
Netflix Feature Focuses on a NY Purple Heart Veteran
A new Netflix documentary, "Father Soldier Son", was recently released, following a Purple Heart Veteran living in central New York.
I missed this somehow on the release date (July 17th), but caught a post about the Netflix feature on newyorkupstate...
New York Locks Down While Cuomo Invites MLB Games
The MLB is back, and Governor Cuomo is offering to host "any major league baseball game that any teams want to play" (CBS 6 Albany) in New York.  Now please, I want your opinion on this one.
Really, because it's getting so hard to keep up with the latest news, restrictions…
Starting Today, A New Rent Relief Program in New York
As of today, New Yorkers can apply for assistance under a new rent relief program.
2020 has not been the easiest year, for anyone. Financially, it's been a year of extreme difficulty for many.  However, $100 million in federal funds have been set aside to help those with rental assistance t…
Would You Drink a Beer Dedicated to the Governor?
If there were a beer dedicated to the Governor, would you drink it?
On one hand, you may not like the Governor.  On the other, it's beer.  Or you may like Cuomo and beer and be totally fine with it.
A brewery in New York is releasing " The Governor's IPA" to honor…
New Warning For Saratoga Scam
No, these kinds of scams aren't new.  But, there is a new type of phone scam going around Saratoga that can be pretty convincing.
Especially when you think it's from a figure of authority.  News Channel 13 wrote about a new warning issued about a phone scam happening in Saratoga..…
Dannemora Escape Accomplice Let Out On Parole
The infamous Joyce Mitchell, who helped two inmates and murderers escape from Clinton Correctional Facility, was released from prison.
In one of the biggest news stories of the past decade, Joyce Mitchell- who was an employee of the prison- helped aid the inmates escape in a convoluted employee-gone-…
Another Arrest at Crossgates, This Time for Stalking
Fights, a stabbing, and now stalking.
Crossgates is yet again in the news after a man was arrested this past Wednesday.  Cbs 6 Albany posted about Jamel Jones, a 34 year old male, who was arrested for unlawful imprisonment and stalking...
New York Lawmakers to Look at Why People are Leaving
So people are leaving New York.  That's not news.  But, some lawmakers are now trying to figure out why.
I almost did a survey to see what you would say, but instead I figured you could comment and let me know since I'm writing about this...

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