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June 26, 2020

What does a town clerk do? It’s a question with no easy answer. They issue all sorts of licenses and permits. They maintain vital records. They notarize signatures. They respond to open-records requests. They run municipal meetings and take minutes. Some perform marriages. And they’re usually ...

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ALBANY, N.Y. - Local school officials are applauding the state’s decision to give school districts the time to hold second votes on their 2020-21 spending plans if they fail. On Sunday, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced that absentee ballots for school boards and budgets could be hand-delivered by ...

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Democratic voters will have their choice among five candidates running to replace Assemblyman David Buchwald, who is fighting his own battle for a spot in Congress. The candidates running for state Assembly District 93 are Kristen Browde, Chris Burdick, Jeremiah Frei-Pearson, Mark Jaffe and Alex ...

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ALBANY, N.Y. – Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced Sunday, June 7, that the deadline for residents to mail in their school budget/election ballots will be extended due to the COVID-19 pandemic. He said he will issue an executive order that will allow ballots to be accepted by hand delivery through 5 ...

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