Monthly Archives: September 2013

Vt. Supreme Court upholds that Democrats didn't register

Thumbnail for 20552

The Vermont Supreme Court is upholding a state campaign finance law ruling that a Democratic advocacy group violated the state’s campaign finance laws by not registering as a political action committee. ……….. Source: Vt. Supreme Court upholds that Democrats didn’t register

Harrietstown Board Approves ARTA Resolution

IMG_0195

The  Harrietstown Town Board made it clear Thursday Evening – They’re in favor of removing the rails in the corridor..  The Board voted to approve a resolution to that effect and while Councilwoman Nicole Meyette was not present for the vote, it appeared the board members present were in agreement on the issue.. AUDIO –…

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

Birthday Club Friday 9/27/13

Birthday Club – 092713

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

Talk of the Town Friday 9/27/13

Talk of the Town – 092713

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

Podcast 7am Friday 9/27/13

WNBZ News – 7am Podcast – 092713

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

Bruno resting after cancer surgery

Albany Former Senate Majority Leader Joseph L. Bruno had a cancerous tumor removed from a kidney on Thursday, said John McArdle, who was a top aide to the Brunswick Republican for several years. The operation was performed at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City, McArdle said. “He is resting and looking forward to…

Probe nets commercial driver's license cheats

Thumbnail for 19530

Albany A state probe found dozens of people cheated on written Department of Motor Vehicle tests to gain commercial driver’s licenses — a scheme aided by security guards hired by the DMV. “Our investigation uncovered numerous people who paid others thousands of dollars for answers to a test they could not answer without cheating, a…

Elections officials narrow scope of collection effort

Albany In its effort to recover more dollars from scofflaw politicians, the state Board of Elections’ “test group” for a new collection strategy turns out to be not much of a group at all. The Times Union reported Sept. 19 that the board was prepared to send letters to campaign treasurers with judgments against them…

Charting a course to development

Albany In Buffalo, city officials have created an industrial history path and kayaking pier in the shadow of the grain elevators that made it the Queen City along Lake Erie. In Syracuse, a boardwalk-like lounge area is being built on the south shore of Onondaga Lake, once tagged as the nation’s most polluted lake. And…

'New York Now' looks at casino gambling

Don’t miss this week’s episode of “New York Now,” a state Emmy-winning coproduction of WMHT and the Times Union. This week’s highlights: Times Union state editor Casey Seiler looks at what might be the calm before the storm on a constitutional referendum to expand casino gambling, and the accompanying controversy over the language of the…