Anthony Brindisi en Brindisi continues push for new high school diploma <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In an attempt to increase the number of New York high school graduates who are work ready, one state assemblyman is pushing for the approval of a new high-tech and manufacturing-based diploma. The goal is to help employers fill jobs with qualified graduates.</span></p> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 09:55:06 +0000 Gino Geruntino 59059 at NY state considers easing fire suppression requirement for gas stations <p>Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi (D-Utica) is urging New York state to keep the requirement that all gas stations have fire suppressant systems above their gas pumps. The New York State Code Council has proposed abolishing that regulation, but Brinidisi says that could put drivers at risk.<br><br>"These fire suppression systems act like having a firefighter already at the gas station. So if an incident does occur, the suppression system kicks in right away, and minimizes the risk of injury or even worse, potential death," he said.<br> Wed, 18 Sep 2013 20:07:57 +0000 Gino Geruntino 44362 at NY state considers easing fire suppression requirement for gas stations Oneida County Democrats endorse Dan Lamb <p>Democrat candidate for Congress Dan Lamb was in Utica Friday to accept the endorsement of several Oneida County politicians. The first-time candidate is running against incumbent Republican Congressman Richard Hanna in the redrawn 22nd district, which covers an area including the eastern half of Oswego County south through Binghamton. Mon, 29 Oct 2012 13:45:32 +0000 Catherine Loper 28243 at