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Lawsuit settled over absentee ballots with technical issues

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — Many New Yorkers are anticipated to vote by absentee ballot in the upcoming general election due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. A lawsuit was recently settled over what must be done when there is a technical issue with one of those absentee ballots. In New York State, absentee ballots can become disqualified for various…more

Advocates push for extension to Massachusetts eviction ban

BOSTON (AP) — Housing advocates are pressing state lawmakers in Massachusetts to take action on a bill they said would extend protections for tenants facing eviction due to the coronavirus pandemic. The initial pause on evictions and foreclosures in Massachusetts took effect in April and was scheduled to expire August 18, but was extended until…more

Voting begins in Vermont for November election

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Early voting in Vermont began Monday for the November 3 election, along with the mailing of ballots to all active, registered voters in the state. Voters should expect to receive their ballots by early October, Secretary of State Jim Condos said. Voters whose ballots have not arrived by October 7 should…more

Onondaga family court judge resigns after inappropriate behavior charge

ONONDAGA COUNTY, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) — Onondaga Family Court Judge and acting Supreme Court Justice Michael Hanuszczak has resigned after being charged with inappropriate behavior toward two female court staff. In a statement released Monday by the New York State Commission on Judicial Conduct, Hanuszczak is accused of uninvited, unwelcome kissing, and otherwise inappropriate behavior. He…more

Shenendehowa Central School District and Southern Adirondack Library System partner to bring more e-books to students

(NEWS10) –  Shenendehowa Central School District and Southern Adirondack Library System (SALS) have teamed up to increase access to more ebooks and e-audiobooks for students. By combining the schools’ and the library’s digital reading resources in one app, students can learn anytime, anywhere. The app, called Sora, provides safe access to thousands of age-appropriate titles for students’ use inside…more

Black Lives Matter mural vandalized for second time

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A Black Lives Matter mural painted on a street near Springfield City Hall has been vandalized for the second time in a week, and the city’s mayor is promising to bring those responsible to justice. The mural was defaced over the weekend by someone peeling out in their car, leaving a…more

Hudson UBI program to announce 25 recipients Friday

Hudson UBI program to announce 25 recipients Friday

HUDSON, N.Y. (NEWS10)—At midnight Sunday, the web site to sign up for one of the 25 spots for the Hudson Universal Basic Income pilot program stopped accepting applications. According to Mayor Kamal Johnson, over 700 people applied to the pilot program by the deadline. Each of the 25 selected will receive $500 a week for five…more