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Activists demand an FBI probe after a ‘crooked judge’ removes a progressive challenger from the primary ballot

In a decision last Tuesday, the less-than-honorable State Supreme Court Judge Dennis Ward, ruled that the Democratic Designating Petitions of Emin Eddie Egriu filed by this campaign were invalid due to a technical error on the cover sheet of the

Erie County

Could the Central Terminal become a Courthouse and Holding Center?

When Republican Chris Collins was still the Erie County Executive, the Democrats on the County Legislature railed against the administration and Erie County Sheriff Timothy Howard for longstanding civil rights violations at the Erie County Holding Center. The legislators called

Norb's Corner

Hoarding toilet paper

BY NORBERT RUG I find it amazing the way some people behave when it comes to hoarding. Let a blizzard approach or other disaster hit and we descend on stores, like the preverbal swarm of locusts, buying up more batteries,

NY Assembly

Hawley applauds reinstatement of funds to local municipalities

Assemblyman Steve Hawley (R,C,I-Batavia) is applauding the successful reinstatement of funding to local municipalities in the state budget. After funding was at risk of being cut from the governor’s budget plan, Hawley fought hard to ensure that local municipalities were

NY Assembly

Kolb: State Budget fails New Yorkers

BY ASSEMBLYMAN BRIAN KOLB “We have the power, but do they have the will? It’s time for the Legislature to regain its mojo.” I said those words about three years ago. I was trying to inspire some urgency in my

2020 Democratic Presidential Primary

Cuomo privately asked Trump to be named Secretary of State in 2016

Sources close to the White House are telling The Chronicle that, in late November of 2016 just days ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo privately asked then-President-elect Donald J. Trump to nominate him Secretary of State in his