The race to replace the disgraced New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver seems all but over, with the Assembly’s Majority Leader Joe Morelle ending his bid for the job and throwing his support to Bronx power broker Carl Heastie on Friday.
Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts has chosen three finalists, one of whom will likely succeed President Mary Grant who is now chancellor of University of North Carolina at Asheville. The task now is to dwindle it down to one.
A week after the New York State Assembly Speaker wound up in handcuffs, a report today suggests the Senate Majority Leader could be next.
The writing may have been on the wall for years, but it was largely ignored, until U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara began looking into money New York legislators make while "moonlighting." Governor Andrew Cuomo may have unintentionally let the genie out of the bottle when he shut the Moreland Commission down and Bharara picked up the ball.
Last year the Quebec elections resulted in the Liberal Party taking the helm of government following divisive campaigns that revived the debate over whether it should secede from Canada. The sovereignty issue was among the topics that Quebec Minister of International Relations and Francophonie Christine St. Pierre discussed with WAMC’s North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley during her visit to SUNY Plattsburgh on Thursday.
Do or do not. There is no try. That’s what a group of Williams College students learned over winter break when they worked to set a world record with LEGOs. WAMC’s Berkshire Bureau Chief Jim Levulis — not many Bothans — has more information.
Mass. Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito met with Holyoke Mayor Alex Morse in his city hall office. It was her first stop on a statewide tour to meet with local officials to talk about the Baker administrations plans to strengthen state-local ties.
The administration of Governor Charlie Baker is seeking to strengthen ties between Massachusetts state government and local municipalities. Baker’s first executive order as governor dealt with municipal relations.
In 4-cup microwave-safe container, microwave honey on HIGH (100 percent) 2 to 3 minutes or until honey boils. Stir in peanut butter; mix until thoroughly blended. Place granola in large bowl. Pour honey mixture over granola and combine thoroughly. Press firmly into 13 x 9 x 2-inch baking pan. Let stand until firm. Cut into bars. Makes 36 bars.