The race for governor of New York has barely begun and it’s already testy.
Rob Astorino announced Tuesday in a video that Chemung County Sheriff Christopher Moss is his pick to run for lieutenant governor. Moss is an outspoken critic of the tougher gun laws championed last year by Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
Federal authorities are turning up the heat on the county, threatening to once again withhold additional millions in grant money for allegedly not complying with a 2009 housing settlement.
The Siena College poll shows the Democrat leading Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino 58 percent to 28 percent.
Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino is hopeful county legislatures will vote on his proposed makeover that’s been dubbed a reinvention.
A nonprofit group that has proposed revamping the historic Rye Playland amusement park says it’s bowing out of the process at least temporarily.
Students in grades 3 through 8 started on the tests on Tuesday. They’ll begin with the English language arts assessments and spend a little under 1 1/2 hours a day for three consecutive days, finishing Thursday.
Elementary and middle school students in New York state will begin taking the controversial Common Core exams Tuesday, but some parents — including Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino — are having their children opt out.
New York Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino told evangelicals Tuesday that the political left wants to take away their freedoms and attacked Democratic incumbent Gov. Andrew Cuomo over abortion policy.
Astorino, 46, said he smoked pot when he was a college student, but noted he graduated nearly 25 years ago. He added he is against legalizing pot for recreational use.
Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino stood on the steps of the Bronx courthouse Thursday morning and criticized Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s leadership.
“I’m in! Let’s put New York in the winning column again,” Astorino tweeted Wednesday morning.
Astorino, 46, who was re-elected as county executive last year, has been working to line up donors.
Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino insisted Monday he hasn’t yet decided if he’ll challenge Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
Up to 18 inches of snow could fall on parts of Putnam and Rockland counties. Lesser amounts, between 6 to 10 inches, are expected in Westchester.