ALBANY — After days of deliberations, lawmakers passed the state’s executive budget Thursday, including rollbacks to New York’s controversial bail reform law, about a day after the April 1 deadline.

ALBANY — The state will run out of stockpiled ventilators in six days if several hundred new COVID-19 patients continue to enter intensive care units each day, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Thursday.

ALBANY — Experts project tens of thousands of New Yorkers will die from COVID-19 through the summer as state officials study multiple projection models to prepare for the pandemic’s impact on the state and its health care system, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday.

MALONE –– It was just a simple arrangement of sticks, spelling out a simple word, left on a path at the Malone Memorial Recreation Park. It was something BJ Noreault said she has done frequently, long before the COVID-19 novel coronavirus gave a new, more profound meaning to her efforts.

MALONE –– A day after the number of confirmed cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus in Franklin County shot up from five to eight, that number apparently remained flat Tuesday with no additional confirmed cases reported.

Shelley Singer has been the primary caregiver for her husband, Michael Gross, since he was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease four years ago. Then came the coronavirus pandemic. “It’s very difficult to live with someone with dementia, and I know how fortunate I am to be able to have help fro…

MALONE –– A group of health care providers at the Alice Hyde Medical Center has criticized the state Department of Corrections and Community Supervision for what they say is a slow and inadequate response to the COVID-19 novel coronavirus pandemic.

NEW YORK — Gov. Andrew Cuomo called for political and national unity Monday to fight the coronavirus after President Donald Trump said over the weekend he may order an enforceable quarantine for New York and surrounding areas in New Jersey and some parts of Connecticut as the pandemic contin…

MALONE –– Despite calls for people to maintain social distancing and to stay home as much as possible, the Adirondack Regional Blood Center is hosting a blood drive Tuesday from 2 to 6 p.m. at the First Congregational Church.

NEW YORK — Schools will remain closed statewide through mid-April and the state’s first temporary hospital was completed in New York City on Friday as New York remains the nation’s epicenter for the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19.

ALBANY — As the state’s coronavirus COVID-19 death toll spiked overnight, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo criticized federal lawmakers for the second day in a row Thursday for passing a $2 trillion bill to fight the pandemic the governor said provides insufficient aid to state governments.

ALBANY — Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Wednesday urged the state’s congressional lawmakers to reject the U.S. Senate’s $2 trillion coronavirus aid package, adding the pandemic could leave the state with a revenue shortfall of up to $15 billion.

NEW YORK — The state started using experimental drugs Tuesday to combat the coronavirus as Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo implored the federal government to send New York ventilators as the virus peak could hit the state within the next two weeks.

ALBANY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo has issued a plea to retired health care workers to join the fight against COVID-19. He also discussed plans to restart the economy, experimental drug trials and the looming state budget deadline during a news conference Monday morning at the Capitol.

WATERTOWN — Right now, the saying “No Farmers - No Food” seems all too relevant as shelves are emptying at a rate lifelong farmers have never seen before. They’re still at it though, working to meet the demand and reassuring consumers that the food chain is in full operation.

NEW YORK — The state of New York is racing to add tens of thousands of hospital beds, buy thousands of ventilators and distribute millions of masks to medical workers as coronavirus infections in the state rose above 10,000, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said Saturday.

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo told New Yorkers, “We are all in quarantine now,” as he announced Friday that 100% of the nonessential workforce must stay home to halt the spread of COVID-19.

MALONE — Franklin County so far remains without a confirmed case of the COVID-19 coronavirus, but officials at the Alice Hyde Medical Center are gearing up for the disease to appear in the area — and hoping the numbers will not overwhelm them.

The border between Canada and the United States has been temporarily closed to “non-essential” traffic to help prevent the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, U.S. President Donald Trump announced Wednesday morning.

ALBANY — Rocked by economic fallout from the COVID-19 health emergency, New York is facing a sharp drop in revenue collections, a trend that could become “significantly worse,” state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli warned Tuesday.

ALBANY — Restaurants and bars across the state will close for on-premise services starting at 8 p.m. tonight due to novel coronavirus — or COVID-19 — concerns, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced Monday.

OTTAWA — Speaking to members of the media outside of his home in Ottawa, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau discussed the country’s response to the COVID-19 outbreak and the decision to close the borders to non-Canadians or non-permanent residents of Canada, with limited exceptions.

With 173 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in New York, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced Wednesday all SUNY and CUNY schools will move to remote learning from March 19 through at least the end of the spring semester.

MALONE –– No confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus have been found in Franklin County yet, but the director of the county’s Public Health Services said it is only a matter of time –– and the county is taking steps to be ready.