NEW YORK — Staff and visitors brought COVID-19 into New York nursing homes, health officials said Monday, citing a report following an investigation into controversy surrounding coronavirus fatalities in adult-care facilities statewide.

NEW YORK — School districts must come up with a plan to safely resume in-person classroom instruction in case New York officials decide to reopen schools and universities amid the COVID-19 pandemic this fall, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said Monday.

Due to a reporter’s error, the cost to the town of Bellmont of maintaining County Route 24 was incorrectly characterized in a story in Monday’s Telegram. The cost is about 20% of the tax levy for the town’s highway fund.

MALONE — The number of active cases of the COVID-19 virus in Franklin County rose again over the holiday weekend, climbing to six.

Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle are urging Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo to waive a state-imposed fee on fiber optic internet cables as the fee surprises corporations and halts broadband expansion projects in Northern New York. Earlier this year, the state Department of Transportation started ch…

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MALONE — The cost of maintaining County Route 24 is eating up a sizeable portion of the town of Bellmont’s highway fund, placing an unfair burden on town taxpayers, Bellmont officials told members of the Franklin County Legislature on Thursday as they appealed for an increase in the amount t…

The number is the highest since mid-May, when the county reported seven active cases of the virus and matched the total on May 15, the day the county and the North Country Region as a whole were cleared by the state to enter phase one of the reopening process.

U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-Schuylerville, said she is focused on the illegality of the leaks regarding the revelations last week that a Russian intelligence agency offered Taliban-linked militias cash rewards to kill American troops in Afghanistan.

MALONE –– Summer programs at the Malone Recreation Park will begin in the coming weeks as New York continues to reopen after shutting down in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

NEW YORK — New York will create its own coronavirus order enforcement department as Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo expressed concern Wednesday the virus could re-surge in the state as residents and local governments grow complacent about enforcing mask and social-distancing measures and the pandemic s…

MALONE - The following actions took place in Franklin County Court on Monday, with Judge Robert G. Main Jr. presiding:

The two candidates for New York’s 21st Congressional District seat — incumbent Republican Elise Stefanik and returning Democratic contender Tedra Cobb — support two different police reform bills passed by the House, but despite increased pressure to pass police reform legislation following w…

Officials doubled the number of states from which travelers to New York are required to quarantine for two weeks as COVID-19 cases continue to rise across the nation, Gov. Andrew Cuomo declared in an updated executive order Tuesday.

The state Department of Health continues to investigate COVID-19 exposure in four virus clusters after officials traced multiple new infections to a student who recently traveled to Florida and attended a downstate graduation ceremony, said Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who signed an executive order ov…

NEW YORK — President Donald Trump and the federal government must stop the denial and tell the truth about the coronavirus, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday, before calling on the president to mandate Americans wear masks in public as the virus spreads like wildfire across the United States.

MALONE - The following actions took place in Franklin County Court on June 16, with Judge Robert G. Main Jr. presiding:

New York will not reopen gyms, malls and movie theaters until health officials have more information about the impact of air conditioning circulating COVID-19 as the illness spikes across more than half the U.S., Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Friday.