On Nov. 4 voters voiced their approval of the Smart Schools Bond Act, authorizing the state to borrow $2 billion for technology upgrades and expand kindergarten classroom space in schools. According to unofficial results from the New York State Board of Elections, the ballot proposition passed with 1,807,379 votes in […]

Journalism 1 students representing The Little Rebellion asked SUNY New Paltz students some seemingly simple questions: who is the president of the college?  What explorer sailed down the Hudson River?  What do the 13 stripes on the American flag represent?  See what our “man on the street” discovered. Video by Patrick […]

“It’s all about making money, but you have to love what you do,” said Mickey Jamal as 300 eager business students listened intently while many frantically jotted down notes. Oct. 27 marked the first ever “Business Leaders of the 21st Century” lecture and Q&A held on campus. Students flocked to […]

As a young teenager, Britney Digilio had no idea how therapeutic and relaxing growing up with animals proved to be. She had been diagnosed with bipolar disorder and obsessive compulsive disorder. Her parents ran an animal shelter, so she was always surrounded by dogs, cats and horses but it was […]

The Little Rebellion’s 2014 midterm election coverage including races in the home-districts of TLR writers and contributions from The Legislative Gazette   Cuomo Defends His Place as Governor. Odd Race, Predictable Ending for District 52. Avella Remains 11th District Senator. Former Navy Reservist Clinches Senate Seat in 3rd District. Cahill […]

Sean Maloney claimed victory against opponent Nan Hayworth on Nov. 4 in the election for Congressional District 18, but Hayworth said it’s “too close to call.” With 84,415 votes, incumbent congressman Maloney gained support of 50 percent of the voters as Hayworth trailed behind with 81,625 votes, or a 48 percent following, […]

By: Emily DeFranco Rep. Paul Tonko will enter his fourth term as representative of New York’s 20th Congressional District defeating Jim Fischer in the 2014 midterm election. Tonko, D-Amsterdam, received 118,993 votes winning him 61 percent of the district’s votes while Fischer received 75,491 votes, putting him at 39 percent, […]

Longtime incumbent Senator William Larkin of the 39th District  (covering eastern Orange County and the towns of Marlborough and Plattekill in southern Ulster) comfortably won his Hudson Valley seat. Larkin was challenged by Democrat Councilwoman Gay Lee of Newburgh. Larkin received 25,745 more votes than Lee. This gave Larkin 64 […]