Gabe Altieri

Morning Edition Host/Reporter

Gabe is a native of Sackets Harbor, New York and 2014 graduate of Syracuse University. He began his broadcasting career with KNLV AM/FM in Ord, Nebraska before joining WSKG in 2016. Gabe’s background includes everything from covering city council meetings to play-by-play of Nebraska state basketball championships. This is his second stint in the Southern Tier. He lived here for a summer after graduating from Syracuse while interning with the Binghamton Mets.

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Last year, several upstate school districts were criticized by New York Comptroller Tom DiNapoli for exceeding the cap on their unexpended surplus fund, also known as a rainy day fund.

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s economic development programs have been criticized for a lack of results. He's said they’ll bring jobs to the state, others argue that’s not happening.

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The high school spring sports season is coming to an end. For baseball players, it’s the first year they’ve had a limit on how much they can throw.

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New York lawmakers want fewer elections. They say they can save millions of dollars by consolidating primaries for state and federal offices into one day, but they can’t agree on when that day should be.

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A Binghamton University professor says he's running for Congress because he thinks science and technology is ignored in Washington.

“I am pleased, terrified out of my mind, excited - I don’t know what you want to call it - to be running for Congress in New York’s 22nd District," said Patrick Madden, computer science professor, on the Binghamton University campus Monday morning.

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State lawmakers on both sides of the aisle are touting workers' compensation reform as a win this legislative session. It was added as part of the recently approved New York State budget.

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Micatu is growing fast, The Horseheads start-up has over 20 employees right now and wants to expand to more than a hundred. “Started in my garage with $75 and, you know, five years later, here we  are," co-founder Mike Oshetski explained.

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Public money is often used to fund stadium upgrades. Elected officials say it builds up a local economy by attracting businesses, who want to set up nearby, and people, who spend their dollars in the city.

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As negotiations over New York’s budget drag on, groups across the state are clamoring for information so they can plan out the next year.  Those focused on worker’s compensation reform are used to the wait. 

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