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Emma Cunningham smiles

The program allows the students to explore their career goals and work with an individual business or organization.

Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill, earlier this month, that will limit health-insurance companies’ freedom to impose “step-therapy” protocols on their insured patients. The new law will also give doctors a clearer and faster path to appealing those protocols when they are applied.

Six months after being fired by St. Peter’s, Hedy Migden is practicing medicine again — as part of an independent practice — and has filed a $2 million claim against St. Peter’s and its parent company.

WEST BERNE.

At the meeting of the Reading Circle last week, Mrs. Basaler met with a serious loss. Any one finding a hand bag containing documents and money of the order is requested to leave it at the post office.

SCHOHARIE AND BARTON HILL.

View of clouds over Albany from the Helderberg escarpment

The “blueprint” for conservation looks at the importance of linking parks and protected areas, as well as highlighting landmarks such as the Helderbergs, and the Albany Pine Bush.

The diverse coalition that backed a bill for the state’s funding of fair legal services for the poor needs to keep together and keep pushing past the governor’s veto.

The Voorheesville Board of Education approved a provision to allow the school nurse to administer the drug Naloxone, also known by its brand name Narcan, to students and staff. Naloxone prevents death from an opioid overdose.

The state’s Department of Environmental Conservation issued new rules at the start of 2016, limiting the time licensed wildlife rehabilitators have before releasing hurt animals, spawning two lawsuits.

A bill that would enlist the financial help of the state to provide legal services for the poor is currently awaiting the final step of being signed or vetoed by the governor.

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation issued new rules at the beginning of this year for wildlife rehabilitators, drastically limiting their ability to care for injured adult white-tailed deer and placing some — less dramatic — restrictions on their ability to care for orphaned fawns.

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